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Pressure piles on CS Mohammed to resign over contraband sugar

The raging sugar wars escalated yesterday after three MPs from Western Kenya demanded the immediate resignation of Cabinet Secretary for Industry and Trade, Aden Mohammed for allegedly shielding sugar barons

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MPs summon Matiang’i, Kiunjuri and Aden to shed light on importation of  illicit sugar

Cabinet Secretaries, Fred Matiang’i (Interior), Mwangi Kiunjuri (Agriculture) and Aden Mohammed (Trade and Industry) have been summoned to Parliament to shed light on importation of contraband and poisonous sugar. Agriculture

Detectives zero in on Silicy and Waiguru as MPs move to have the two probed

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations are trying to piece together information that Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru and her predecessor Cabinet Secretary Health Ms. Silicy Kariuki may have been

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Calls to disband EACC premature, DPP tells Senate

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has opposed calls for the disbandment of the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) saying it has ‘expertise’ to fight corruption. Appearing before the Senate

Five MPs want CS Sicily Kariuki to resign over Ksh9 billion NYS scandal

Five MPs want Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki to resign over Sh9 billion National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. They said Ms Kariuki must be treated like all other NYS suspects

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MP drafts Bill to disband EACC

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) will soon be disbanded and its powers transferred to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, if a proposed bill by Aldai MP Cornelly Serem is

MPs want NCPB to weed out unscrupulous maize traders

The Parliamentary Agriculture Committee has urged the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation to audit and vet all farmers across the country to weed out unscrupulous maize traders. In its recommendation,

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Parliament summons CS Kiunjuri over Ksh1.9 billion NCPB payments

The National Assembly’s Agriculture Committee has now summoned Agriculture and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri to shed light on controversial National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) payments. This follows a

Newspaper summaries – May 28, 2018

Daily Nation Raila Odinga says tribal groups serve no national cause ODM leader Raila Odinga has dismissed tribal groups formed by politicians planning to use them as political vehicles for

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Evening news headlines

News highlights Shortage of teachers ranked biggest challenge in public schools A shortage of teachers has been ranked the top challenge arising from making education free, a survey conducted by