Why Kenya's maize import plan is facing headwinds

Nairobi, March 23 -- A number of countries have rebuffed maize supply requests from Kenya, making it harder for East Africa's biggest economy to secure the 10 million bags it needs to plug the shortag... Read More

28 law firms to share Sh560m presidential petition legal fees

Nairobi, March 21 -- Lawyers who represented the electoral agency in the 2022 presidential election petition will pocket Sh567.3 million, a report tabled in Parliament shows. The Independent Electora... Read More

Sh4 billion allocated for abattoir compensation

Nairobi, March 20 -- Taxpayers will foot a Sh4 billion bill as compensation to a private meat firm for breach of contract for its abattoir taken over by the government nearly four decades ago. This i... Read More

Telcos threatened to cut off IEBC data centre over debt

Nairobi, March 16 -- The election agency has revealed that four mobile firms threatened to disconnect its data centre, which was the nerve centre for the results transmission in last year's General El... Read More

MPs push State to allocate Sh10bn for food reserves

Nairobi, March 15 -- Parliament has asked the government to allocate funds for the National Food Reserve in efforts to cushion against perennial food shortages. The National Assembly's Agriculture co... Read More

IEBC put to task over stolen election gadgets

Nairobi, March 15 -- The electoral agency is on the spot for the loss of critical voter registration and identification equipment at the height of the August 2022 General Election. The National Assem... Read More

How Kenya plans to repay $2 billion debut Eurobond

Nairobi, March 14 -- Kenya's Treasury will tap concessional external loans to fund the KSh259 billion ($2 billion) bullet repayment of its debut Eurobond due in the next financial year starting July 2... Read More

Road agencies owe evicted landowners Sh37 billion

Nairobi, March 14 -- Kenyan road agencies continue to forcefully evict landowners using compulsory acquisitions clauses available in law, but default on compensation past the 24-month deadline, in a t... Read More

160 parastatals fail to remit Sh20 billion from pensioners

Nairobi, March 13 -- Parliament has raised an alarm over more than Sh21 billion that State entities owe pensioners in unremitted deductions. The pensioners are owed a total of Sh21,8 billion by 160 p... Read More

Transport ministry rejects boda boda Bill

Nairobi, March 10 -- The Transport Ministry has rejected a Bill that sought to tame the chaotic boda boda and tuk tuk industry on grounds that there exists another law. Transport Principal Secretary ... Read More