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Ethnically skewed employments in counties exposed: Counties have been put on the spot with a new report revealing most devolved units are not adhering to the County Government Act that requires they employ at least 30 percent of their workers from less dominant tribes in their regions. A new report by the national Cohesion and Integrtaion Commission (NCIC) found that

Fifty-two people were killed and many more injured in Ethiopia’s Oromia region during a protest at a religious festival, the government says. Some died in a stampede after police employed tear gas, rubber bullets and baton charges, witnesses said. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said rioters had caused “pre-planned mayhem” that led people to fall to their deaths in ravines. He

  The driver of the Ongata Rongai matatu that killed four people along Lang’ata Road last week has finally been arrested and was due to appear in court today. Nairobi Traffic commandant Leonard Katana said that the driver, who had been in hiding since the accident, was arrested last night. “I want to tell you that we have at last

A judge who was shortlisted to be interviewed for the position of Deputy Chief Justice and that of the Supreme Court Judge has pulled out of the race. High Court Judge Lady Justice Pauline Nyamweya withdrew her application citing complications created by the nomination of David Maraga to become the Chief Justice. She told the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) that

Youth and Gender Affairs Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has today told politicians not to demonize the National Youth Service (NYS) over the conduct and character of its past leadership. Ms Kariuki argues said it will not be fair for politicians to criticise services offered by NYS arguing that the agency has offered various opportunities to thousands of unemployed youths. “You

  Counties have been put on the spot with a new report revealing most devolved units are not adhering to the County Government Act that requires they employ at least 30 percent of their workers from less dominant tribes in their regions. A new report by the national Cohesion and Integrtaion Commission (NCIC) found that only 13 County Assemblies representing

IEBC chiefs to know exit package today Commissioners at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will on Monday know their exit package, as they prepare to vacate office. This follows a deal struck with the government last week on their departure to pave way for a new team that will conduct next year’s General Election. According to the Head

The Guardian Trump campaign reels after tax documents published: Donald Trump was reeling from the biggest crisis of his campaign on Sunday, after the publication of documents suggesting the wealthy Republican nominee may have been able to escape paying income tax for nearly two decades. In a direct challenge to his claim to be a successful businessman and a champion of

Daily Nation Name flagbearer by December, Cord told: Wiper Democratic Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka yesterday led party bigwigs in warning their Cord partner, ODM, against threats to abandon the coalition ahead of the 2017 election. Addressing a rally at Tononoka Grounds in Mombasa, party chairman David Musila warned the ODM leaders against thinking that they are more popular and bigger

EACC: A total of sh1.8bn lost in NYS scandal:Taxpayers lost a total of Sh1.8 billion through dubious deals at the National Youth Service (NYS) and not Sh791 million as had been reported earlier, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has revealed.  EACC chief executive Halakhe Waqo told the Public Accounts Committee that the country lost Sh1.8 billion and figure could