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No thanks, Mr President: The delicate art of turning down State House job offers

Nairobi, April 14 -- When former West Mugirango MP Vincent Kemosi declined his nomination as Kenya's High Commissioner to Ghana, he cited personal reasons. He explained that he would not want to appe... Read More


Doctors' strike: IG Koome warns medics against causing chaos during demos

Nairobi, April 14 -- Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome has warned striking doctors against causing chaos and disrupting the smooth operation of hospitals. Mr Koome said that the police had rec... Read More


The doctors' strikes: Never-ending wars and how ministers navigated protests since independence

Nairobi, April 14 -- The doctors' strike, now in its 31st day, is one in a series of since 1982. As hundreds of doctors stormed Ministry of Health offices in Nairobi on Monday, Cabinet Secretary Susa... Read More


Kenya's Sh1 trillion counterfeit world crippling manufacturers, economy

Nairobi, April 14 -- The recent scandal over the sale of fake fertiliser to farmers has shed fresh light on the booming trade in substandard, counterfeit, contraband and unregulated goods that are lea... Read More


Ghosts of VPs Jaramogi, Saitoti humiliation could come back to haunt DP Rigathi Gachagua

Nairobi, April 14 -- President William Ruto's grand plan for some Kenya Kwanza affiliate parties to fold up and also the push to have a provision for three deputy party leaders in the UDA constitution... Read More


2027 elections: The tall mountain Kalonzo Musyoka has to climb

Nairobi, April 14 -- As Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka angles himself as the possible heir to opposition chief Raila Odinga in the 2027 presidential election, his prime target appears to be Mt Ken... Read More


Lucy Njambi murder: How phone data, M-Pesa statement earned ex-MCA, 2 others 90 years in jail

Nairobi, April 14 -- In a hushed court, Justice Joel Ngugi on Friday sentenced former Riruta Ward Rep Samuel Ndung'u and his co-accused Wilson Mwangi and Joyce Njambi to a total of 90 years in jail. E... Read More


Inside Kenya's fertiliser barons, vested interests and cover-ups

Nairobi, April 14 -- A company owned by Collins Kipchumba Ngetich, a brother of Aldai MP Marianne Kitany, is the better half in a partnership that has seen government close down operations of Thika-ba... Read More


Payslips shame as many civil servants take home less than third of salary

Nairobi, April 13 -- Hard economic times marked by increased taxes, statutory and loan deductions have left tens of thousands of workers taking home literally nothing as their payslips are left deplet... Read More


Doctors' strike: PCEA offers to mediate

Nairobi, April 13 -- The Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) has offered to mediate between the government and striking health workers who have been boycotting work for a month. Speaking after ... Read More