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Elachi Snubs Nairobi Assembly Committe Probing Fraudulent Staff Promotions

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Former Nairobi County Assembly Speaker, Beatrice Elachi Snubbed the Legal Affairs Committee that had summoned her to answer to claims of fraudulent employment practices at City Hall.

Elachi was supposed to appear before the Legal Affairs Committee to explain how 28 workers were promoted during his tenure as the speaker

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Matiang’i asks leaders to take responsibility for supporters’ actions during elections

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Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has said that leaders will be held personally liable for actions their supporters will be involved in.

Speaking during a meeting with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, the Judiciary, and officials from the Interior Ministry, the CS said action will be taken against such leaders, including petitioning the IEBC to disqualify them from vying for public office.

“We will be presenting to the relevant agencies evidence and information we have of individual political actors who are engaged in incitement and mobilizing groups of people to disrupt meetings and they should take individual responsibility,” Matiang’i said.

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Kenyans to enjoy reduced electricity tariff by 33 pc by December

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The Ministry of Energy has put in place a detailed plan for reforms that will see the energy sector provide the citizenry with electricity that is accessible and affordable for both domestic and industrial use.

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy Amb. Dr. Monica Juma said the Government, through the Ministry of Energy is reviewing ways of generating energy that is of low cost and reducing tariffs for industries and domestic consumers while protecting the environment.

She said energy is a critical enabler to the government’s ‘Big Four’ Agenda, a need that has made the government to focus on addressing all the challenges facing the sector and in particular, boosting the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC), to enable it provide effective services.

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IEBC continues experiencing low voter registration turnout

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Over 4.5 Million Kenyans are yet to register as voters even as mass voter registration exercise enters week 3.

Only 1.5 million voters have registered so far, with the exercise expected to close next week.

IEBC commissioner Justus Nyang’aya said this today in Nyeri county during the registration exercise at the Nyeri Maximum Prison in King’ong’o where the commission sought to register voters in the prison.

 

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