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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: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke During the Global leadership summit held at CITAM Valley Road last year, an interviewer asked Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana whether he would vie for president in 2022. This is after a documentary had been shown displaying the integrity of the Gubernatorial Administrator. The Professor of Law, who also holds a …

Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Learned, Ambitious and with a smile that could launch 1000 ships, these are some of the words that describe Carol Karugu, Nyeri’s  Deputy Governor.The 39-year-old technocrat who took oath of office on at the county government headquarters, in a ceremony marked by dance and pomp. Ward representatives approved her nomination …

By: H.M. Okumu editorial@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Around 3 months ago former legislator Boni Khalwale came up with the recommendation that counties should be merged to create 14 new devolved units. This suggestion landed on ready ears for a country struggling with a soaring wage bill and overbearing foreign debt. This is such that if a genie asked …