Edwin Obuya

Edwin Obuya

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  • Treasury to finally release CDF funds in Ksh.2 billion batches weekly

    Treasury to finally release CDF funds in Ksh.2 billion batches weekly

    The Treasury says that after receiving advice from the Attorney General, it will be releasing Ksh.2 billion weekly from December 9, 2022.According to the advice from the AG, the Supreme Court has not pronounced itself on the NG-CDF Act of 2015, as the matter is still before the court under litigatio...

  • Parliament Committee recommends removal of 'Cherera 4' IEBC commissioners

    Parliament Committee recommends removal of 'Cherera 4' IEBC commissioners

    The committee said all four petitions by the Republican Liberty Party, Rev. David Nthumbi, Geoffrey Lagat and Steve Owour had enough grounds to warrant the formation of a tribunal to investigate the conduct of the four commissioners; Juliana Cherera, Irene Masit, Francis Wanderi and Justus Nyan...

  • Gender-Based Violence: Women MPs share their experiences, call for stiff laws

    Gender-Based Violence: Women MPs share their experiences, call for stiff laws

    Deputy Speaker Gladys Boss recalled how she was once forced to hire private security personnel to protect her. This was despite having reported the case to the police, who never offered any help.

  • Luhya unity: Prime CS Mudavadi holds talks with Kenya Kwanza, Azimio Western MPs

    Luhya unity: Prime CS Mudavadi holds talks with Kenya Kwanza, Azimio Western MPs

    The well-attended breakfast meeting brought together 35 elected MPs from the larger Western Kenya.The forum is bound to raise political eyebrows as Mudavadi tries to consolidate his region in a bid to fight for space in the Kenya Kwanza government.Those who attended the meeting however insisted that...

  • Azimio MPs claim IEBC Commissioners wasting public funds on ‘non-essential’ foreign trips

    Azimio MPs claim IEBC Commissioners wasting public funds on ‘non-essential’ foreign trips

    The MPs claim IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati, and Commissioners Abdi Guliye and Boya Mulu, have embezzled monies on valueless foreign trips.They claim that the trips have been given as an award to those who ensured that the presidential election results came out in a predetermined way.

  • Senators grill Education CS Machogu over Ksh.873M for school feeding programme

    Senators grill Education CS Machogu over Ksh.873M for school feeding programme

    CS Ezekiel Machogu told the Senate Education Committee that the ministry has so far spent the said amount in giving food aid to various schools affected by drought.The revelation was however questioned by members of the committee who said no such program has been witnessed in schools in their counti...

  • MPs demand immediate cessation of maize importation

    MPs demand immediate cessation of maize importation

    The MPs from the North Rift region, led by Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei want the importation halted to allow maize being harvested by farmers to be mopped up by government.Cherargei termed maize importation as a deliberate move to kill maize farming in the country. 

  • Parliament to summon Treasury CS Ndung'u, AG Muturi over CDF stalemate

    Parliament to summon Treasury CS Ndung'u, AG Muturi over CDF stalemate

    The House dismissed a statement by Treasury CS Njuguna that he was waiting on the advisory of the Attorney General before the disbursement of the funds.CS Njuguna told MPs that he would thereafter disburse Ksh.2 billion every week until they clear the arrears so far accumulated.

  • Petitions filed in Parliament to remove 4 IEBC commissioners from office

    Petitions filed in Parliament to remove 4 IEBC commissioners from office

    The petitions filed by the Republican Party, Rev. Dennis Ndwiga, Geoffrey Langat and Owour Jerry all accuse IEBC vice chair Juliana Cherera and Commissioners Irene Masit, Francis Wanderi and Justus Nyagaya of gross violation of the constitution and incompetence. 

  • MPs now threaten to go on strike if CDF is not disbursed by next week

    MPs now threaten to go on strike if CDF is not disbursed by next week

    Minority Leader Opiyo Wandayi asked parliamentarians not to engage in any business of parliament if the funds are not disbursed.