Author: CHRISPEN AKALI

Friday, March 4, 2022 –Liquefied Petroleum gas prices has drastically shot up with even a more increase expected to affect all fuel-related products in the near future. In the current circumstances, gas products are expected to shoot up by 15 percent, what will push the 6kg cylinder upto 1,500 from sh 1,400 while the 13kg cylinder which has been going at sh 3,000 will now be refilled at sh 3,300. The explanation for the increase has been attributed to the 20 percent increase in freight charges added to 16 percent VAT sting which was introduced in 2021 to date. Also…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 –Orange Democratic Movement ODM Party allied leaders have termed Deputy President William Ruto’s rant in the US as setting grounds to protest August election outcome. The ODM brigade led by MP John Mbadi responded to DP William Ruto’s Thursday March 3 long rant in America as interesting and challenged him to tell the world what he knows about election rigging in Kenya. Mbadi wondered why Ruto, all along, has never spoken about election rigging and if anything, in recent rallies, he said his votes can never be rigged even if Raila’s brother – Oburu Odinga -…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 –Global online payment platform PayPal has slapped Russian users with an indefinite ban following their insurgence in Ukraine. The online global payment firm made this announcement on Wednesday March 3 saying it had stopped accepting new users from Russia for obvious reasons. This is part of the sweeping wave of sanctions by European Union EU and US after Russian President Vladmir Putni ordered his army to invade and take over Ukrain. Reuters reported that PayPal, which currently only allows cross-border transactions by users in Russia, had already blocked some users and some of the country’s biggest…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 –Outspoken Mathira Constituency lawmaker Rigathi Gachagua has refuted claims that he is eying to deputize William Ruto. Addressing the matter shortly after he insisted that the running mate slot was meant for their region, Gachagua has come out to clarify that he is not going for the second position in UDA Party. He added that he will be defending his Mathira seat in the August 9 polls. The billionaire who was speaking on Thursday March 3 added that he had paid the entire official fee to reclaim his seat and seized the opportunity to ask those…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 –Nairobi Members of County Assembly have accused Governor Anne Kananu of being drunk while on duty. The section of MCAs from Nairobi County are up in arms with the governor whom they are accusing of absconding county duties and instead spending most of her time in night clubs and bars drinking with buddies in VIP lounges. Led by Waithaka MCA, Antony Kiragu, the politicians claimed that Ms Kananu is not only incompetent but also careless as a government officer who earns sh 1 million to drink and party around the city. In the hard hitting expose’,…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 –Kung’u Muigai, Uhuru Kenyatta’s cousin, has come out to withdraw the recent remarks he reportedly made against president’s willingness to support Raila Odinga for Statehouse job. The Retired Captain currently the patron at the Kikuyu National Council of Elders was said to have claimed that Uhuru had erred by endorsing Odinga when it was clear that Kikuyus took oath never to support anyone from Oginga family. In the long article carried in the Taifa Leo publication, Cpt (Rtd) Kung’u had revealed that GEMA Community had taken an oath in 1969 to never allow the Jaramogi’s bloodline…

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Thursday, March 3, 2022 –Graft case facing Migori County Governor Okoth Obado may be thrown out after it emerged that all the crucial evidence was burnt down. The sh 505 million case took a fresh twist after a witness claimed to the court that mysterious fire destroyed all reliable documents in the county procurement office what has made it hard to nail the governor. Making his submission in the court stand, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission lead investigator Robert Cheruiyot Rono said the documents which got destroyed were the only one they could have used to charge the governor over the…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 –Outspoken Nandi Hills legislator Alfred Keter has officially joined United Democratic Alliance UDA Party ahead of next elections. The DP William Ruto’s top critic from Rift Valley Region, on Wednesday March 2, availed himself at UDA Party headquarters in Nairobi where he was received by Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua. Reacting to the news, MP Gachagua simply said their ship was becoming even bigger by day and that more persons are welcome so that they can seize power together. “At the Hustler Center, this afternoon I have welcomed the Hon. Alfred Keter, Nandi Hills Member of Parliament…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 –Deputy President William Ruto has told the international community that there could be plans to rig him out in the August 9 polls. Addressing multitudes at Karson Institute in London Layola University on Wednesday March 2, the second in command seemed to be complaining about the safety of the ballot in the upcoming general elections. He expressed open fears that there could be no free and fair election exercise since the government is leaning towards his opponents from the opposition. He went on to discuss that the Kenyan political atmosphere was not only volatile but also…

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Wednesday, March 2, 2022 –Kalonzo Musyoka-led One Kenya Alliance OKA has failed to sign their coalition agreement, today. The move to postpone the exercise was informed by the fact that Narc-Kenya Party leader Martha Karua wanted more time to digest the contents of the agreement. “We were to sign our coalition agreement today but we have postponed to polish certain legal issues. Nevertheless, we are committed to our unity. We shall be letting you know the time we shall sign the agreement,” the OKA statement read. The team comprising Karua, Musyoka, Gideon Moi and Cyrus Jirongo, which had met today…

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