The People

  • 23 Apr 2018 - Seth Onyango @SethManex All governors converge in Kakamega town this morning for the fifth Annual Devolution Conference, bearing the baggage of stunted growth in most devolved regions and recurring queries on what ails devolution. The forum, which has brought a...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Parliament has mooted a move to take over the power of the Judiciary to issue orders and injunctions against government projects. If an amendment bill brought by Kangema MP Muturi Kigano sails through, judges will no longer have powers to issue orders and injunctions...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - London, Monday Kate, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a baby son today, the couple’s third child who is fifth in line to the British throne. The boy, weighing 3.8kg, was born at 11:01am (1001 GMT), Kensington Palace announced. Mother and baby are both doing...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Mercy Mwai @wangumarci The Public Service Commission (PSC) has warned of a succession crisis due to an ageing workforce brought about by the freeze on recruitment. Staffing gaps in the grading structure caused by non-replacement of exiting staff has aggravated the...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Robert Maina The government managed to collect revenue amounting to Sh712.2 billion in the first half of 2017/18 financial year growing by Sh62.5 billion from last year which represents a 9.6 percentage growth. That was, however, still below the target of Sh777.7...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Christine Musa @PeopleDailyKe Hundreds of Maasai men on Sunday gathered for a special prayer meeting at Enkasiti area, Kitengela, Kajiado county to seek divine vision as heads of the family. Kajiado East Pastors Welfare Association (Kepwa) secretary general Kelvin...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Noven Owiti @PeopledDailyKe Provision of extension services to farmers in conjunction with other partners and cooperation with key players in the griculture sector have made Tiva Agrovet to stand out nationally. Located at Rabuor trading centre, Kisumu county, the...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Githinji Mwangi @PeopleDailyKe Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua has asked the High Court to order a recount and tallying of all ballot papers cast for position of Kirinyaga governor in last year’s General Election. Giving her evidence-in-chief in her petition case...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Bernard Gitau @benagitau Wednesday marks the first of Kenneth Matiba’s last three days journey as the one of Kenya’s Second Liberation icons heads for cremation on Friday. According to a tentative schedule released yesterday by the family and government funeral...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Durban, Monday The woman who is set to become the seventh wife of South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma has been forced to resign from her job at She Conquers, a non-governmental organisation, local media reports. Nonkanyiso Conco’s “affiliation” with Zuma — 52 years...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A stand-off is looming between the family of veteran politician Kenneth Matiba and residents of Murang’a county following a decision to honour his wish to be cremated. The decision which is said to have been communicated by Matiba’s widow during a prayer service with...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Western Kenya’s traditional and political capital, Kakamega county is on the spotlight ahead of Tuesday’s official opening of the 5th Annual Devolution Conference by President Uhuru Kenyatta. More than five delegates among them 47 county governors, senators, cabinet...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Bodies of five of the seven people who drowned after a probox vehicle they were travelling in was swept away by flash floods in Kinangop have been identified. The bodies of two middle aged women who were in the ill-fated vehicle are however yet to be identified even...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Hundreds of traders in Nairobi were Monday counting their losses after the Kenya National Highways Authority – KeNHA demolished illegal structures build on road reserves. The roads management authority says the exercise was carried out to give room for the expansion...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Makueni county is setting the pace as one of model counties when it comes to appreciating the fruits of devolution. The semi-arid county has prudently used the resources allocated by the national treasury on projects that have a direct impact on the lives of the...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - A self help group in Embakasi has started a project that will benefit the elderly in the community. This will go a long way in reducing the mortality rate of the elderly in the community and allowing them to get involved in activities that will improve their health....
  • 23 Apr 2018 - The fifth annual devolution conference has kicked off in Kakamega county today to assess the successes and challenges of devolution 5 years after the country adopted the devolved system of governance. President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to open the week long...
  • 23 Apr 2018 - Over 10,000 people have been displaced by floods in Taita Taveta county following heavy rains that pounded the area. Most areas have been cut off  after roads were washed away making access to schools,churches and health facilities inaccessible. In Tana river a...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Bernard Gitau @benagitau The family of veteran politician Kenneth Matiba has confirmed that he will be cremated, putting to rest speculation about his final send-off. Matiba’s widow, Edith, told family members during a prayer service at their Riara home in Limuru,...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Kabul, Sunday An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 48 people including women and children and wounded 112 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul today in the latest attack on election preparations. The assaults underscore growing...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Bernard Gitau and Evans Nyakundi @PeopleDailyKe The government has defended its decision to bring Cuban doctors into the country saying the move will bridge the patient-doctor ratio to realise Universal Health Care (UHC), one of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, who jetted into the country after being away for two months, has vowed to vie for presidency in 2022 “with or without handshakes”. Joho, who had initially endorsed the unity between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement(...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - DPPS and Winstone Chiseremi @PeopleDailyKe Deputy President William Ruto has denied the existence of factions in the Jubilee Party. “Those claiming that there are camps in Jubilee are day-dreamers. What President Uhuru Kenyatta says is on behalf of the Jubilee Party...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Winstone Chiseremi @Wchiseremi More than Sh5.8 million was realised in less than an hour at the inaugural chicken auction at Kamagut trading centre on Eldoret-Webuye highway, Uasin Gishu county. Launching the auction on Saturday, Deputy President William Ruto said the...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - As guests and other visitors start arriving in Kakamega town for the 5th Devolution Conference which kicks off today, it has downed on them that most will have to seek accommodation elsewhere because of shortage of rooms. The conference in which more than 6,000 people...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Anthony Mwangi @PeopleDailyKe The late Baringo South MP Grace Kipchoim was a woman of many firsts. Kipchoim, who joined politics in 2013, made history by being elected into office without voting for herself. She was also the first politician to win an elective post...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Eric Juma @PeopleDailyKe National Super Alliance(Nasa) leader Raila Odinga has dismissed claims that his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta and visits to retired presidents Daniel Moi and Mwai Kibaki have a hidden agenda of realigning the political landscape...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Correspondent @PeopleDailyKe Education Cabinet secretary Amb Amina Mohamed (pictured) has been nominated co-chair of the Commonwealth Platform for Girls’ Education. The platform will be chaired by UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Rt Hon Boris...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Five suspects believed to belong to a criminal gang that has reigned terror in the streets of Mombasa have surrendered to the police, only a day after a video clip  showing them brandishing machetes went viral on social media. The three have been booked on two charges...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Deputy president William Ruto has condemned a section of the political elite for locking the country in a perpetual electioneering mood, terming calls for a referendum both selfish and ill advised. The DP who was accompanied by other Jubilee leaders said the country...

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