Ruto and al-Burhan Meet in Nairobi to End Sudan War and Support Jeddah Peace Process

President William Ruto hosted Sudanese leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan in Nairobi, setting the stage for collaborative efforts to address Sudan’s security crisis. The leaders’ meeting emphasized a shared commitment to expedite the Jeddah peace process through an upcoming IGAD summit, with a primary focus on establishing a ceasefire and providing crucial humanitarian aid in war-torn […]

Treasury Secretary Responds to Salary Over-Budgeting Allegations

Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u addresses allegations of over-budgeting salaries, calling for an audit to uncover the truth. Controller of Budget reveals discrepancies in salary budgeting for senior officials, prompting a demand for an immediate investigation. National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, has responded to claims made by the Controller of Budget, Margaret Nyakang’o, regarding alleged […]

Nairobi Tops Lonely Planet’s List as Premier Global City Destination

Nairobi, often known as the ‘Green City Under the Sun,’ has achieved global recognition as the world’s leading city destination, according to travel guide publisher Lonely Planet. Kenyan President William Ruto expressed his delight at this acknowledgment, citing the government’s endeavors to boost Kenya’s global profile and highlighting the city’s vibrant blend of cultural heritage […]

Nigerian President Seeks Senate Approval for $8 Billion External Borrowing to Bolster Infrastructure and Services

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu has called upon the Senate to approve an external borrowing plan amounting to almost $8 billion. These funds are intended to support vital sectors like infrastructure, health, education, and security. Nigeria, grappling with economic challenges due to decreased tax revenue and oil exports, is looking to bridge the financial gap and […]

ODM Denounces GSU Presence at Governor Simba Arati’s Offices, Calls for Respect and Due Process

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has strongly criticized the deployment of General Service Unit (GSU) personnel at the offices of Kisii County Governor Simba Arati, emphasizing that security forces shouldn’t be misused for political purposes. ODM condemned this apparent harassment, asserting that leaders like Governor Arati should be allowed to serve their counties without fear. […]

Probe Initiated After Fatal Stampede During Mashujaa Day Celebrations in Kericho

The Ministry of Interior has launched an investigation following a tragic stampede at Kericho Green Stadium during Mashujaa Day Celebrations, which resulted in the death of four women and injuries to several others. The ministry expressed deep sadness and promised to prevent such incidents in the future. Those injured are recovering at Kericho County Referral […]

President Ruto Encourages Chinese Investors to Explore Kenyan Opportunities in Energy, Water, and Housing

President William Ruto has urged Chinese investors to explore investment opportunities in Kenya, particularly in the energy, water, and housing sectors. During his visit to China’s Engineering Corporation Limited, he witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and Energy China, aiming to enhance the flexibility […]

Council of Governors Urges National Government to Allocate 50% of Contingency Fund for El Niño Preparedness

The Council of Governors (COG) calls upon the national government to reserve at least 50% of the National Contingency Fund for County Governments to prepare for and respond to El Niño-related disasters. COG Chairperson Anne Waiguru emphasizes the need for increased resources given that counties collectively have only Ksh.1 billion budgeted for El Niño mitigation […]