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  • Wamalwa says dams planned to counter El Nino

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 3 - The government on Thursday said it was planning to construct several mega dams in different parts of the country in preparation for the expected El Nino. Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said some of the dams that had stalled... Read more

  • Good riddance, IPOA says of Kaindi exit

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 3 - The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has welcomed the nomination of Joel Kitili as the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of regular police. The authority's Chairman Macharia Njeru says he had even called for the removal... Read more

  • Kaindi’s removal from police service challenged in court

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 3 - An activist has filed a case in court to challenge the replacement of Grace Kaindi as Deputy Inspector General in charge of the Kenya Police. Zachary Onsongo argues that despite reaching the retirement age of 60, Kaindi enjoyed security of tenure... Read more

  • Tribunal wants Makueni County suspended

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 3 - The tribunal appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta to probe the veracity of a petition filed by Makueni County residents has recommended suspension of the county government. According to State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu, the six member committee... Read more

  • TSC, teachers pay battle plays out in the courts

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 3 - The teachers strike crisis is back in court after the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and Teachers Service Commission (TSC) filed counter accusations on the legality of the industrial action after failure to effect a pay rise. KNUT has sued... Read more