Choices have consequences; UHURU/RUTO’s friend, China refuses to give them money to pay civil servants.
Kenya to hand over Kismayu to Somalia Govt
President Museveni meeting with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta during Amison Troop contributing countries to Somalia at Munyonyo Speke Resort on 4th August 2013.
Posted Sunday, August 4 2013 at 18:54
- But sources that attended the meeting told Daily Monitor the Somali delegation was accusing Kenyan forces operating in Kisimayu of meddling in the Somalia’s political affairs and handpicking local leaders in the south of Somalia.
An international motor vehicle inspection company is on the spot for allowing importation of prohibited vehicles.
Yesterday, EACC officials said they had detained the cars and were probing the importers. EACC vice-chair Irene Keino said they had set up a team to investigate the scam.
Officials said the seizure was prompted by a tip-off by insiders at the port, who wrote to the EACC and KRA over two over-age vehicles that had been cleared after importers falsified their age.
Irene Keino said they had set up a team to investigate the scam.
According to KRA officials, the first assumption was that the importer was falsifying both the CoC and the export certificate.
The brief added that this opened up the possibility that the issue was being perpetrated with the complicity of the pre-shipment inspector.
Posted Saturday, August 3 2013 at 23:30
|CBK Governor Prof Njuguna Ndung’u. (Photo:File/Standard)|
Reacting to a story by The Standard that rogue employees of CBK are believed to have stolen millions of shillings in currency notes earmarked for destruction, Dr Khalalwe blamed the Governor for failing to stop the theft.
Bank of China comes to Kenya
This presents unique opportunities for the Kenyan economy to be part of increasingly global financial markets.
With more foreign institutions choosing Kenya as their regional base, the country draws closer to realising its aspirations of being a regional financial hub as envisaged under the Government’s economic blueprint, Vision 2030.
China rights scenario deteriorating, says United States
Chinese President Xi Jinping's appointment as Communist Party chief in a once-in-a-decade leadership change last November had inspired many Chinese with hope for political reform.
Speculation surfaced this year that China might take a softer line towards the Dalai Lama, partly due to an article by a scholar from the Central Party School, which trains rising officials, who said that China could take some steps to resume talks with the Dalai Lama's representatives that broke down in 2010.
"We did discuss our concerns in depth with respect to controls in place in Tibet," Zeya said. "I would say that we did not come away with an impression of a shift in policy."
|Police officers guard a body at the Chiromo Mortuary. [PHOTOS: FILE/STANDARD]|
Kenya: Criminals are now buying deadly viruses from mortuaries in what brings a new dimension to the underground body parts business thriving inside Kenya’s funeral homes.
They also swap specimen to tilt police investigations from those seeking to change evidence of a case.
“The common ones are blood samples for people who die in road accidents under the influence of alcohol and their lawyers or relatives don’t want this to affect their insurance claim,” an attendant said.
Multiple sources within Nairobi’s biggest public morgues told how a combination of poor pay and laxity in monitoring has pushed the morgue attendants to go to deadly lengths to earn illegal cash.
MPs’ probe finds shocking details on NHIF scheme
Posted Wednesday, May 16 2012 at 22:30
Prof Nyong’o’s autocracy, intolerance and lack of tact in handling industrial unrest may be his undoing
In the article, headlined Let parties pick candidates instead of subjecting voters to two elections, Nyong’o argued: “Why perpetuate the fiction that parties can or should nominate their candidates through universal suffrage?” Political parties, he wrote, are clubs that “are governed by naïve laws and procedures for political competition.” This, he reasoned, is how parties fuel conflict.
Fumed the minister: “The Board of NHIF has communicated to me that you unilaterally sacked the chief executive and four other managers. You have no mandate as the chairman. This is a breach of protocol and insubordination to me.”