Lonyangapuo dimisses viral nude photos

West Pokot Governor John Krop Lonyangapuo is now blaming key politicians from the Rift Valley for allegedly sponsoring photoshopped images of him naked in a hotel. The outspoken governor who is known for his witty and humorous public speeches has dismissed the photos, and further called on the police to investigate the matter. He is has linked a senior politician from the county,an MP from Baringo and junior officers in his governmemt for working behind the scenes to taint his image . The governor told CEO Africa that his position…

Uhuru Intervenes to help BBI Rift Valley edition happen

The Saturday 21st BBI rally scheduled for Nakuru will finally take place after President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted Governors from the region at State House Nairobi. The leaders are said to have briefed him on the plans put in place to ensure the meeting is peaceful and that every Kenyan who will attend is guaranteed security. The Governors assured the President of their full backing of the BBI process and undertook to ensure unity and inclusion of all stakeholders in the run-up to the Nakuru rally. There have been reports that the…

Aladwa hails truce between Sonko and MCAs

Makadara MP George Aladwa has hailed the reconciliatory path taken by Govenor Mike Sonko and MCAs to avert the leadership crisis at City Hall. The Nairobi ODM chairman on Sunday said that the move to have the impeachment motion dropped will give room to service delivery and order. The legislator noted that an impeachment would have led to a by-election which would result into a heated political process in the capital. An impeachment would be suicidal and not good at all.We all wanted a sober solution and are happy that…

Nairobi leaders want Sonko to take charge of BBI in the city

By Erick Ludeya A section of leaders in Nairobi  have asked the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) taskforce to give Nairobi governor Mike Sonko the mantle to spearhead  the initiative in Nairobi. The leaders who spoke to CEO Africa argue that Sonko is still the legitimately elected governor of Nairobi and should take charge of the BBI activities. They further noted that since the taskforce is working with governors to collect views and popularise the initiative in counties, Sonko should be accorded the responsibility to guide Nairobi residents on the same.…

Scramble for Nairobi begins as Sonko fights to remain at the helm

Erick Ludeya The scramble to control Nairobi County which is facing an almost incurable leadership crisis has begun, with leaders giving several suggestions on the way forward for the capital City. Nairobi, which controls over 60% of the country’s GDP, was thrown into a leadership crisis following the arrest of governor Mike Sonko in December last year. The Director of Public Prosecutions ordered for the arrest of the flamboyant governor for alleged embezzlement of public funds. Sonko was consequently barred from accessing office, triggering a big leadership crisis that has…

How anti Sonko Headlines were stage managed

By Correspondent On Wednesday at around 2:45pm, a famous ousted politician from the Nairobi County Assembly called four journalists based at and accredited to cover the county assembly. They were picked from assembly premises and preceded to a meeting where they met one senior official from EACC and other two lawyers with instructions to have some malicious story published. The story was already written and saved in flash-disks. They contacted their editors. But before that, other four journalists from electronic media (TV stations) arrived too. The scribes were taken, step…

Nairobi will achieve its water connectivity target

Nairobi is on the right track in terms of achieving optimum levels in water connectivity and high sanitation levels. High Court advocate Karen Nyamu says that the measures put in place by the county government and the Nairobi Water Company will lead to full realization of safe, clean and reliable water flow in the city estates. Nyamu is a board member at the Nairobi Water Company while talking live on Hot 96’s morning talk show the county has this year put enough resources to help reduce the water deficit in…

Top city lawyers, police officers and former City Council officials on the spotlight over dubious land sale

Cartels in Sh280 million land scam unmasked Intrigues detailing how Proland Ltd Company entered into a deal with some officials at City Hall to irregularly award the firm Sh 280 million in a leasehold agreement have emerged. The company, which was blasted by Governor Mike Sonko on Wednesday for colluding with police officers and the judiciary to defraud the County, has been getting into questionable deals that have seen millions of money lost. It has now emerged that the company entered into leasehold sell agreement with the defunct Nairobi City…

Its Sh378bn for Counties as President Uhuru signs into law revenue bill

By Tobby Otum President Uhuru Kenyatta has assented to the Division of Revenue Bill 2019 and called on Counties to prioritize settlement of pending bills. The Head of State said he has signed into law the Division of Revenue Bill 2019 to pave way for the release of funds to counties. He said the new law allocates Shs 378.1 billion to county governments for the 2019/20 financial year. ‘’Out of the total allocation, Shs 316.5 billion is the equitable share of national revenue while Shs 61.6 billion is for conditional allocations to…

Athi Water gets a new look in bid to provide better services

Athi Water Services has re branded to Athi Water Works Development Agency in a bid to re-engineer the firm to efficiently deliver its services. This comes after the renaming of the agency under the 2016 water Act from Athi water services board to Athi water works development agency. The new look sets the future outlook of AWWDA in fulfillment of the constitutional rights and the Water Act obligations to clean and safe water. The launch comes in at a time when the government is focusing on ensuring all citizens have…