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  Written by: Meshack Masibo The government recently approved the immediate release of Sh2 billion to facilitate drought mitigation efforts in 13 counties which require immediate intervention. As cases of hunger-related deaths emerged in some parts of arid regions, the national government, through Deputy President William Ruto, reported on Monday that it had disbursed up …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo At the heat of the NYS scandal, the opposition demanded the resignation of two Cabinet secretaries and the Controller of Budget over the Sh9 billion National Youth Service (NYS) scandal. One of these was Treasury Cabinet Secretary CS Rotich, one man who has headed the national treasury through tumultuous times. …

By: Stacy editorial@mtkenyatimes.co.ke The tussle over the renewal of Del Monte land lease is taking a fresh lead after a group of Mt Kenya elite activists, led by philanthropist James Kairu, petitioned president Uhuru Kenyatta to encourage the taking over of all Del Monte owned land upon expiry of the lease by the County of …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo KijanaWamalwa, an alumnus of Cambridge University and London School of Economics was a lawyer and a Shakespeare-quoting lover of classical music and Tom & Jerry cartoons.The charismatic leader who died of a heart attack aged 58, was a charismatic, flamboyant and unashamedly anglophile Kenyan politician who became Kenya’s vice-president after …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo “Because lawlessness will multiply, the love of many will grow cold.” – Jesus Christ, in Matthew 42:12 “I want young people to know that it is not cool to kill your boyfriend or girlfriend even where you feel disappointed or frustrated–don’t do it. Instead, it is cool to walkway and …

Written by: Pratibha bissht pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke According to the United Nations, Kenya’s people are one of the most struggling populations in the world. The country’s poverty index has also continued to steadily rise. Kenya’s natural water resources also do not provide an equitable delivery of water to the various regions of the country and the country’s …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo Every single day, Chief Justice David Maraga, the firm and staunch constitutionalist, edges closer to his retirement in 2021. This easily causes someone to wait in baited breath especially in a country where election petitions almost always ineffably land at the door of the Supreme Court. And in a country …

If 2018 was a year of great political surprise and great changes in Kenya as President Kenyatta and his key opponent and opposition maestro Raila Odinga came together via the famous ‘handshake’, 2019 has plenty in store. As 2022 general election looks closer, more political realignments and schemes of all manner will come into play. …

The Kenyan government has intensified or heighted activities aimed at enforcing the one famous ‘Michuki’ rules on traffic regulations. The late no nonsense minister John Michuki introduced very tough measures when he was in charge of the Transport docket at the onset of retired President Kibaki reign. These rules especially targeted on public transport more …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo Anyone who watched the westgate terror attack or any other terror attack or arrest of a dangerous criminal has probably noted the military styled commando unit called the Recce Squad. But where exactly did this squad originate from? Declassified British intelligence files have given fresh insight into how an elite …