Ken on 16th Oct

“I have decided that I want to be the first Inspector General of police. I am offering my candidature..” Alai Yesterday, controversial blogger Robert Alai surprised friends and foes when he announced his intention to offer his candidature for the post of Police Inspector General; the first in Kenya. This was his tweet. I have decided that...

Ken on 15th Oct

Ongeri Attacks Robert Alai And Anyone Calling Them Mpigs Last week, Foreign Affairs minister Sam Ongeri joined Twitter. He has quickly found his way around and is already ruffling shoulders here and there. In just a few days of being on the second most popular social network, Ongeri’s account is promising to be an action filled one. He has...

Ken on 14th Oct

A nation of Political Analysts  Raila’s and Ruto’s secret meeting on Tuesday night has been the main story this week. The two met at the home of businessman Joshua Kulei who is said to be leading efforts to re-unite the two. Both Raila and Ruto have not admitted that they indeed met, with Ruto actually denying it. The story that started...

Ken on 14th Oct

Trouble At The Oliechs Two siblings of Kenyan International Dennis Oliech have sued their mother over a piece of property worth Sh 40 million. Elsie Oliech and Kennedy Oliech are accusing their mum of colluding with Kenya Commercial Bank to sell a family building.  In an application labelled urgent, the two have sought orders restraining their...

Ken on 14th Oct

List of MRC Financiers Just two days after nominated mp Mohammed Dor defended the MRC, just coming short of admitting to funding them, it is emerging that another high profile member of parliament is funding the Mombasa Republican Council. In a list published by blogger Dennis Itumbi, Mvita MP Najib Balala features among 8 individuals allegedly funding...

Ken on 11th Oct

Nominated Thief ?? Members of parliament yesterday came out gun blazing to express disappointment in Kibaki’s latest decision to refuse to assent a bill that would have seen them take home close to Sh 10 million at the end of their term.  Some of the most vocal in this debate included the formerly reformist Rachel Shebesh, who recently dumped...

Ken on 11th Oct

Nominated Thief ?? Members of parliament yesterday came out gun blazing to express disappointment in Kibaki’s latest decision to refuse to assent a bill that would have seen them take home close to Sh 10 million at the end of their term.  Some of the most vocal in this debate included the formerly reformist Rachel Shebesh, who recently dumped...

Ken on 10th Oct

List of Shame! A day after their shameless attempt to steal from the tax payers was thwarted by President Mwai Kibaki, we can now reveal the names of the MPs who voted for the inclusion of the controversial 2 billion shillings severance pay package in the Finance Amendment Bill 2012.The pay package got a lot of opposition from Kenyans who early...

Ken on 09th Oct

Yesterday, Kenyans turned out to demonstrate against MPs recent move to pass a bill awarding themselves a hefty send off package. Their actions bore fruits as the president refused to sign it into law, sending it back to parliament. Among those in the demonstrations were blogger Robert Alai, Singer Eric Wainaina and Boniface Mwangi, the man behind...

Ken on 08th Oct

The Judiciary Set To Acquire Mansion For The Chief Justice If you thought the recently completed Sh 400 million Vice President Residence in Karen was extravagant, then you’ll probably not be happy to learn that an equally big official residence for Kenya’s Chief Justice will be acquired soon. The Judiciary has invited tenders from interested...