Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Philomena Mwilu Kenya's Deputy CJ in waiting

The JSC  nominated Justice Philomena Mbete Mwilu for the position of Deputy Chief Justice.
Justice Mwilu is a Court of Appeal judge. She has served in the Judiciary for 32 years.During an interview by the JSC, she will be remembered for  supporting polygamy “as long as it enhanced peace in a family”. She also said that if appointed she would tackle graft at the judiciary, claiming that she was the best person suited to fight the vice.
“I will set systems in place, strengthen them and also set others to prevent corruption,” she said.
At the same time, she asked the JSC to increase the number of women in the Supreme Court to three.

Monday, October 10, 2016

THE NORTHERN COLLECTOR WATER TUNNEL SAGA - why now?

Raila is the smartest politician around, he knows how to turn attention when it matters most. "Baba" as he is populary known is currently experiencing  a wave of dissidence in his backyard, his partners in cord are unhappy with his conduct ........ a story for another day.   My interest is on how he has managed turn everybodys' attention away from problem locking his coalition to the current "scandal"; the Northern collector water tunnel scandal. If Raila is genuinely concern ....... why wait for two years to raise the ISSUE?

Friday, July 24, 2015

President Barack Obama Leave Washington for Kenya on Thursday.



WASHINGTON
President Barack Obama left Washington for Kenya on Thursday in a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital and a visit to the home of the African Union.
The landmark trip to Mr Obama's ancestral homeland of Kenya, where his father was born, is his first as president and is also the first time a sitting US president will visit Ethiopia and the AU's headquarters in Addis Ababa.
The first African-American president of the United States is expected to address regional security issues and trade, and also touch on matters relating to democracy, poverty and human rights in the region.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Filling KRA Itax Returns - You Now Have Up To Sunday


 Models line up in a mock queue on Mombasa Road to demonstrate the frustration of filing tax returns manually during the launch of KRA’s online platform called iTax. You have until Sunday to file your tax returns to be spared penalties.

You now have until midnight Sunday to file your tax returns if you want to avoid penalties.
The Kenya Revenue Authority, in a statement to the media Thursday evening, extended the deadline for filling tax returns until July 5.
Commissioner-General John Njiraini had on Wednesday told Citizen TV that the deadline had been extended to Friday, but the taxman again decided to further extend the deadline to rope in as many Kenyans as possible.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Central Bank Boss Dr. Patrick Ngugi Njoroge Says No To Lavish Life.

The man in charge of Kenya’s money has turned down the offer to live in an expansive home in Nairobi’s Muthaiga and ride in a motorcade.
Dr Patrick Ngugi Njoroge, who took over as Central Bank of Kenya governor last week, will instead be housed in communal accommodation in Nairobi’s Loresho estate with his fellow members of Opus Dei (Latin for "work of God"), an institution of the Catholic church.
The institution teaches that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. Most of its members are lay people, with secular priests under a bishop.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Joy as nun is declared Blessed Irene Stefani

Up to 100,000 people from across the world on Saturday witnessed as Sister Irene Stefani, “Nyaatha’’ was officially declared 'blessed' during her beatification ceremony in Nyeri county.
The Catholic faithful came from as far as South America, North America and Europe — where her 100-year-old order, Consolata Missionaries, has a presence — for the ceremony, which put Sr Irene just a step away from being named a saint.
Millions more watched the historic event at Kimathi University College live on television.
Sister Irene is now known as Blessed Irene.
The title Blessed in the Catholic Church is a recognition that a person entered heaven on the day of his or her death.
In Sr Irene’s case, her entry into heaven (known as her Feast Day) will be October 31 — the day in 1930 when she succumbed to plague.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Kabete MP George Muchai, two bodyguards and a driver shot dead in Nairobi

 Gunmen sprayed Kabete MP George Muchai's car with bullets February 7, 2014 morning at the Kenyatta Avenue roundabout in Nairobi. The MP, his two bodyguards and a driver died in the incident.


Kabete MP George Muchai was shot dead early Saturday morning at Kenyatta Avenue-Uhuru Highway roundabout in Nairobi.
Two of the MP's bodyguards and a driver also died