Category Archives: Editorial

Did Kalonzo Get Raw Deal In NASA Lineup?

The jury is still out on whether Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka secured a raw deal in the NASA pact signed last week.

This has been of concern in Ukambani after NASA deposited its agreement at the Registrar of Political Parties, for the first time making the deal, complete with newfangled Cabinet portfolios, public. …read more…

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Joy As 691 Kibera Residents Receive Keys To New Houses

There was joy and jostling as 691 tenants transited from their hovels in Kibera to posh houses in an adjacent estate.

It was a momentous occasion – just like in the film “12 Years a Slave” featuring Kenyan-born Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong’o, freedom had come at long last for the residents who …Read more…

How to keep your investors invested — TechCrunch

You did it. You secured your funding. Good for you. You tirelessly developed, pitched, sold, maybe even danced a little. Not a song and dance, but a display of passion, commitment and promise. You successfully instilled the confidence investors need to see before signing on the dotted line. Now that you’ve earned this faith and…

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Governors To Sue State Over Transfer Of Functions

Governors will move to court to demand transfer of disputed functions and their budgets totalling to over Sh168 billion. The contested functions, part of the 14 assigned tasks include roads, water, health, irrigation, fuel levy funds and parastatals.

Counties have vowed to resort to the courts after the lapse of the three-year transition period, arguing that the Government was unconstitutionally holding onto the roles …read more…

President Uhuru Kenyatta Yet To Solve Historical Land Injustices At The Coast

The indigenous communities point to the 1960s and early 1970s mass settlement of migrant tribes in Mpeketoni, Lamu and the influx of “land grabbers” in other parts of the Coast as historical injustices perpetuated by past regimes…Read more…

Mystery Of Sh37 Billion Debts Choking Counties

In a statement that further raises questions on financial prudence employed by county governments, Controller of Budget Agnes Odhiambo paints a picture of devolved units that are on a spree to award tenders even in situations where there is no guarantee of budgetary allocations. In the statement to the Senate tabled on Wednesday, Mrs Odhiambo told the House that financial reports by 45 counties, excluding Tana River and Busia which did not submit their reports, indicate that the devolved units were indebted to the tune of Sh37,457,709,447 by June 30, 2015.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000195382/mystery-of-sh37-billion-debts-choking-counties