The People

  • Ministry to pay out Sh150m for deal breach
    by Paul Muhoho on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    The Education ministry will cough out Sh150 million compensation for a breach of contract against Vulcan Laboratory Equipment Ltd for the abortive supply of laboratory equipment, chemicals and teaching aids to secondary schools. The ministry’s School Equipment Production Unit (SEPU) had […]

  • Absence of Kalonzo forced postponement, says Nasa
    by People Daily on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Seth Onyango, Noven Owiti and Brian Musyoka @PeopleDailyKe The absence of Kalonzo Musyoka, who was set to be ‘sworn-in’ alongside opposition chief Raila Odinga forced the National Super Alliance (Nasa) to call off the much hyped fete, the coalition has said. Politicians from mainly the […]

  • CS orders varsities audit
    by People Daily on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Robin Obino @obinorobin Education Cabinet secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i has ordered the Commission for University Education (CUE) to conduct a review of all universities operating under Letters of Interim Authority in a bid to maintain high standards of learning. Speaking during the 31st […]

  • Mau Mau veterans praise Uhuru for giving them audience
    by People Daily on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Njonjo Kihuria @PeopleDailyKe The Mau Mau movement that was formed to press for independence and the recovery of land appropriated from indigenous Kenyans by colonialists was proscribed in 1952 to stem its violent struggle. It would remain a banned organisation up to independence in 1963 and the […]

  • Mombasa ACK clergy wars spill into court
    by Sophie Njoka on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Sophie Njoka @PeopleDailyKe Consecration of the new Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK) bishop for Mombasa diocese Rev Alphonse Mwaro Baya is now in limbo after six clergymen filed a case challenging his election. The six petitioners asked the court to bar Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit from confirming […]

  • Supreme Court explains why it upheld election
    by People Daily on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Paul Muhoho @PeopleDailyKe The Supreme Court has set the threshold for challenging presidential elections high, by rejecting all the key points raised by petitioners who challenged the October 26 election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in a repeat poll. Uhuru’s re-election was conducted in a […]

  • Linturi moves to quash suspension of degree
    by Bernice Mbugua on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Bernice Mbugua @BerniceMuhindi Meru Senator Mithika Linturi has moved to court seeking an order to suspend the decision by University of Nairobi to deregister and discontinue him as a student of the institution’s law school. Linturi wants the university to reinstate his name in the graduation […]

  • Mombasa garbage overwhelms traders
    by Harrison Kivisu on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Traders in Mombasa are at risk of choking in heaps of uncollected garbage in the coastal city. The traders claim the stench from the mountains of decaying garbage has made their working conditions unbearable with customers shunning the place. Restaurants, retail shops and bars owners are the most […]

  • Mutua bid to stop poll petition flops
    by Mutuku Mwangangi on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Mutuku Mwangangi @pitzpitah Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua yesterday suffered a setback in his bid to stop the hearing of an election petition challenging his victory after the High Court ruled that the matter proceed to full determination. Mutua, through his lawyers led by Waweru Gatonye failed to […]

  • Storm over Magufuli release of child defilers
    by People Daily on December 11, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Dar es Salaam, Monday The release of two musicians who were serving life sentences for the rape of primary school pupils is indicative of the Tanzanian president’s “punitive” attitude towards children, a child rights activist has said. Kate McAlpine, director of Community for […]