Ken on 27th Jun

Alice Wambui, a 56yr old teacher has been in service for 35 years now. Her total earning is just above fifty six thousand, for which KRA takes Sh10,000.As a teacher, Alice claims one cannot live without loans, and that justifies her deductions. Her net pay for that particular month was less than twenty thousand shillings. Compare that with this pay...

Ken on 27th Jun

Kenneth Lusaka – Governor Yesterday, details of Bungoma County budget were revealed, and as it turned out, the budget is as ridiculous as they get.The governor has allocated himself Sh53 million for entertainment, and Sh22 million for his travels. Sh1 million has been set aside to buy the Speaker’s attire, and a further Sh10 million...

Ken on 27th Jun

In today’s Daily Nation cartoon, Gado illustrates the treatment the three African presidents of the countries Obama is visiting will be subjected to. Secret Service will take over issues and though this may be an exaggeration, some senior people in government will definitely go through this. © nairobiwire.comFollow @nairobiwire ...

Ken on 27th Jun

Kenneth Lusaka – Governor Attention has now shifted from the Mpigs to the Governors, who are turning out to be greedier than the law makers. On the spot this week is Bungoma governor Kenneth Lusaka. Yesterday, it emerged that the impoverished county has one of the most ridiculous budgets yet. For a start, the governor has allocated...

Ken on 27th Jun

[Photo||Nation] The eleven Kenyans detained in Lagos recently were yesterday released, and should be arriving in Nairobi today. The release was after talks between the Kenyan and Nigerian governments. However, there has been no word on the status of the chattered plane, which Chinedu promised to keep, as a form of compensation for his property...

Ken on 26th Jun

For most people, an opportunity to meet a sitting American president would not even be put on the ‘consideration table’. It would be taken fast, disregarding all other important plans. That would explain why our Chief Justice is travelling all the way to Senegal to meet Obama.Chris Kirubi is however not most people, and yesterday, he released...

Ken on 26th Jun

After businessman Chris Kirubi snubbed Obama, another high profile person has followed suit. Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has also refused to attend a meeting with Obama in Dar-es-salaam next week.Bob made the announcement on Twitter, in response to his friend Chris Kirubi, who sought to know his opinion on his earlier snub. I’ve been having...

Ken on 26th Jun

Hardcore Jubilee supporter Dennis Itumbi has thrown his weight behind CORD candidate for the Makueni senate seat Kethi Kilonzo.  This comes hours after TNA devised a plot to bar the lawyer from contesting. Earlier yesterday, the ruling party had released a statement, where they urged IEBC to disqualify her by virtual of her not being a registered...

Ken on 26th Jun

First lady Margaret Kenyatta was on Monday hosted by Deputy President William Ruto and wife Rachael Ruto, at their official residence in Karen. Mrs Ruto  gave the first lady a tour of the mansion, that consists of the main house, office block, guest house, domestic staff quarters, swimming pool, and a gym among other facilities. Ruto is the first...

Ken on 26th Jun

Yesterday, Chris Kirubi announced that he had received an invite to meet US president Barack Obama in Tanzania, but would not go. In a statement released on his Facebook page, Chris Kirubi said that he will do to Obama what he has done to Kenyans; snub him. He added that he is standing in solidarity with Kenyans who have been ignored by the first...