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Articles by Wangui Ngechu


  • 17 Jan 2018
    Night travel ban to be lifted, Transport PS says

    Night travel ban to be lifted, Transport PS says

    Transport Principal Secretary Paul Maringa on Wednesday announced that the controversial night travel ban will be lifted selectively starting mid-February, 2018. Speaking to the media at Parliament...

  • 12 Jan 2018
    mobile phones

    Safaricom, Airtel, Telkom fined Ksh.300m for poor service

    The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has fined mobile operators Safaricom, Airtel and Telkom Kenya Ksh.311 million for failing to meet the quality of standards. The authority further fined th...

  • 10 Jan 2018
    Matiangi, Macharia, Balala,JKIA

    Matiang’i, Macharia, Balala make impromptu visit to JKIA

    Three Cabinet Secretaries made an impromptu visit to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Wednesday morning as Kenya gears up for direct flights to the United States. Transport CS James Macha...

  • 09 Jan 2018
    Ambassador Mahboub Maalim Mohammed appointed New Kenya Power Chairman

    Ambassador Mahboub appointed New Kenya Power chairman

    Kenya Power has named Engineer Mahboub Maalim Mohamed as its new chairman replacing former Speaker Kenneth Marende. Mohamed is a former Permanent Secretary in Ministry of State for Special Programm...

  • 14 Dec 2017
    Uhuru cracks whip on opposition's calls for secession

    Uhuru cracks whip on opposition’s calls for secession

    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday issued a stern warning to the opposition against their secession threats following the October 26th repeat poll and his subsequent swearing in. Speaking in Kwal...

  • 07 Dec 2017
    Jubilee intimidating NASA

    Stop meddling in Kenya’s affairs, Raila tells US

    National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga on Thursday asked the United States to stop interfering with Kenya’s internal affairs. “Kenyan problems will be solved by the Kenyan people. O...

  • 06 Dec 2017
    UN Environment meeting ends with commitments to end pollution

    UN Environment meeting ends with commitments to end pollution

    The third United Nations Environment Assembly that saw over 4,000 heads of state, ministers, business leaders, UN officials, civil society representatives, activists and celebrities gathered at the su...

  • FIDA demands 7 women slots in Uhuru's Cabinet

    FIDA demands 7 women slots in Uhuru’s Cabinet

    The Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to appoint at least seven women in the new cabinet expected to be unveiled soon. In an open letter addressed to the Head of...

  • 02 Dec 2017
    President Uhuru Kenyatta

    Anxiety grips Cabinet as Uhuru asks CSs to prepare handover notes

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed all Cabinet Secretaries to prepare handover notes, this latest directive giving  the clearest hint that the Kenyatta-Ruto second term cabinet could be unveiled a...

  • 21 Nov 2017
    2017 KCPE Results: No cheating reported as top pupil scores 455 marks

    2017 KCPE Results: No cheating reported as top pupil scores 455 marks

    There was no single case of cheating or malpractice recorded in this year's Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) as the overall performance improved. A total of 9846 scored 400 marks and ...

  • 18 Nov 2017
    Odinga claims police killed 15

    Odinga claims police killed 15

    NASA leader Raila Odinga has accused the police of killing 15 NASA supporters during yesterday’s processions following his arrival from US. Speaking at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi, Raila condem...

  • 08 Nov 2017
    Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga

    Swearing-in of new Nyeri governor postponed

    The swearing in of Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga as the 4th Governor of Nyeri County that had been slated for tomorrow, Thursday, has now been postponed indefinitely. According to Nyeri Count...

  • 07 Nov 2017
    Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga

    Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga poised to take over

    Following the sudden death of Nyeri Governor Dr. Wahome Gakuru, his deputy Mutahi Kahiga is now expected to be the county’s new governor. According to Article 182 (2) of the Constitution, the off...

  • 04 Nov 2017
    Mailu suspends NHIF move cutting outpatient visits to four a year

    Mailu suspends NHIF move cutting outpatient visits to four a year

    Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu has suspended with immediate effect the decision by the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to limit outpatient visits for families to only four per year until ...

  • 02 Nov 2017
    NHIF drops pre-selecting of health facilities

    NHIF drops pre-selecting of health facilities

    Beneficiaries of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) will now be free to access medical services from any of the designated health care facilities countrywide. Fund's CEO Geoffrey Mwangi, i...

  • 01 Nov 2017
    Kenyan bags Ksh1.2m in global climate launchpad Award

    Kenyan bags Ksh1.2m in global climate launchpad Award

    A Kenyan from the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) in Kenya was declared the 2017 global climate launchpad Award winner beating fifteen other finalists from across the globe. In a grand cerem...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Raila Odinga

    Odinga forms ‘People’s Assembly’ to protest election

    Opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced the formation of "People's assembly" after dismissing the just-concluded repeat poll as a sham. The National Super Alliance (NASA) head said the opposit...

  • 28 Oct 2017
    Two police officers shot dead in Nairobi

    Two police officers shot dead in Nairobi

    Two police officers attached to Kayole Police station, Nairobi were on Saturday morning shot dead by unknown assailants in Nairobi’s Kayole estate. According to police, the bodies of the two cons...

  • 26 Oct 2017
    William Ruto

    DP Ruto casts his vote, faults NASA for boycott

    Deputy President William Ruto on Thursday appealed to those not participating in the repeat presidential election not to interfere with those casting their ballot. Speaking to the media after casti...

  • 25 Oct 2017
    Orengo claims that lack of quorum by Supreme Court judges was a well-orchestrated scheme to ...

    Supreme Court quorum hitch not a coincidence, claims Orengo

    The National Super Alliance (NASA) has now termed the lack of quorum at the Supreme Court in bid to stop tomorrow's repeat presidential election as designed to ensure the case was not heard. Only t...

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