Joseph Muia

Joseph Muia

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  • 'We have no choice,' President Ruto says he will deploy KDF troops to DRC

    'We have no choice,' President Ruto says he will deploy KDF troops to DRC

    Ruto said that just as the UN has deployed its forces to help in peace mediation and battle the M23 rebels, Kenya being part of EAC will also chip in to help the Central African nation.He noted that every country within the EAC, which DRC is currently a part of, had unanimously resolved to add to th...

  • Supreme Court to deliver full judgement of presidential election petition next week

    Supreme Court to deliver full judgement of presidential election petition next week

    The seven-judge bench will deliver a detailed ruling following their decision to uphold President William Ruto's victory early this month.The pronouncement, the notice signed by Supreme Court Registrar L.M Wachira stated, will be made through email.

  • President Ruto: Why I appointed Uhuru as peace envoy

    President Ruto: Why I appointed Uhuru as peace envoy

    President Ruto, speaking in an interview, reiterated that he is confident in his predecessor's capabilities to deliver in his new mandate.The Head of State intimated that he had put the past behind and is now focused on taking the country forward, irrespective of political affiliations.

  • DP Rigathi Gachagua now says there are no plans to scrap CBC

    DP Rigathi Gachagua now says there are no plans to scrap CBC

    Gachagua revealed that the task force currently being formed will be seeking views on how to enhance CBC to favour all sector players.He reiterated the government’s commitment to enhance the performing arts sector, which he said can be harnessed to generate employment for the youth.

  • Speaker Moses Wetangula excited as Twitter account finally verified

    Speaker Moses Wetangula excited as Twitter account finally verified

    The account, which boosts over 933,000 followers, got Twitter's verification blue badge on Saturday.Wetangula made the announcement thereafter with excitement, coming just two weeks after the former Bungoma Senator assumed his new role as Speaker.

  • Katiba Institute wants National Assembly, SRC meetings on MPs' salaries disclosed

    Katiba Institute wants National Assembly, SRC meetings on MPs' salaries disclosed

    Katiba Institute Executive Director Christine Nkonge urged Wetangula and SRC Chairperson Lyn Cherop Mengich to make public the details of the two meetings.Nkonge claims Speaker Wetangula first met with MPs on Monday, and thereafter with the SRC boss on Wednesday.

  • Death toll in Uganda's Ebola outbreak rises to 11 as 4 more cases confirmed

    Death toll in Uganda's Ebola outbreak rises to 11 as 4 more cases confirmed

    The ministry also said three people succumbed to the disease, raising the number of cumulative fatalities to 11 as well,Rapid response teams had since been deployed on the ground to follow up on the links to the already established cases.

  • KFCB bans all movies with LGBTQ+ content in Kenya

    KFCB bans all movies with LGBTQ+ content in Kenya

    KFCB Acting CEO Christopher Wambua maintained that same-sex films and movies are prohibited in the Kenyan Constitution hence the board will continue its crackdown on such content in the mainstream media.Wambua went on to cite examples of films which had been barred from broadcast such as 'I am Samue...

  • Kenyans in Saudi Arabia sent home over Ksh.22 billion this year

    Kenyans in Saudi Arabia sent home over Ksh.22 billion this year

    Saudi has doubled its remittances to Ksh.22.65 billion as the amount sent by Kenyans in living and working there this year.The Gulf nation has in the past months hit headlines due to cases of torture, mistreatment and abuse of migrants.It now comes third in revenue generation behind the United Kingd...

  • Sakaja says tree 'pruned' in Nairobi CBD over Marabou stork invasion

    Sakaja says tree 'pruned' in Nairobi CBD over Marabou stork invasion

    The tree, which sits at the heart of the city on Kenyatta Avenue near the Bank of India, seemingly had its branches cut off, an act that angered residents.However, Sakaja defended the move saying it was not done out of malice but is rather just procedural tree pruning.