Posts Tagged “Governor Mike Sonko”

Standoff between City Workers, SRC heads to Court as strike enters its second week

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Standoff between City Workers, SRC heads to Court as strike enters its second week

City Hall signed an agreement with its workers on salary increment, but do you think the agreement will be honored any time soon? The issue seem to have taken a new twist! The standoff between Nairobi county workers and the Salaries and Remuneration Commission has headed to court as strike enters its second week. Kenya…

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Nairobi Nurses ready to return to the streets for other fresh demands

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Nairobi Nurses ready to return to the streets for other fresh demands

They were the first county to sign a deal with Governor Mike Sonko and returned to work to serve patients but do you know that they might be back on the streets again? Nairobi nurses have threatened to go strike to demand dignity and safety at work after two of their colleagues were assaulted at…

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Sonko upbeat about his new role as Africa representative

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Sonko upbeat about his new role as Africa representative

The United Nations has chosen Governor Mike Sonko (pictured) to lead African Cities in the UN General Assembly conference in New York on Tuesday. The conference that will zero in on the roles of cities in the global agenda will start on February 19, 2019, at the UN Headquarters in New York, United States. The…

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Sonko becomes the face of Africa as UN honors him big time

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Sonko becomes the face of Africa as UN honors him big time

The UN has selected Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko to lead African Cities in the General Assembly conference in New York next week. Sonko will be the only African leader who will address the conference which has been organized jointly by the Office of the President of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly and…

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Mike Sonko addresses UN General Assembly in New York

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Mike Sonko  addresses  UN General Assembly in New York

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is officially the only African leader selected to address the United Nations (UN) General Assembly scheduled for February 19, 2019. The governor will lead Africa in the conference that will focus on the roles of cities in the global agenda and is set to take place in New York. In our earlier report, Nairobi County Director of…

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Sonko granted another chance to showcase his fake American accent

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Sonko granted another chance to showcase his fake American accent

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is officially the only African leader selected to address the United Nations (UN) General Assembly scheduled for February 19, 2019. The governor will lead Africa in the conference that will focus on the roles of cities in the global agenda and is set to take place in New York. The Governor has expressed…

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Mike Sonko o spot over multi-million garbage tender

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Mike Sonko o spot over multi-million garbage tender

Nairobi County governor Mike Sonko is on the spot over the award of a Ksh273.3 million contract for the collection of garbage in the city centre last September. Aende Group, the firm that won the contract, was only registered last June as opposed to at least one-year experience required for firms to qualify as stated…

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How Sonko has extended his nemesis with Waititu to Senator Kimani Wa Matangi

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How Sonko has extended his nemesis with Waititu to Senator Kimani Wa Matangi

Last year, a video call of Nairobi governor Mike Sonko with his Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu went viral. In the conversation, Sonko tells Waititu about the release of his wife who had been arrested in the crackdown over the illegal structures in the city. Sonko however urged Waititu to approach him and get an approval…

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“Kila Mtu ako na mpango wa Kando” Sonko sends hilarous Valentine Message 

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“Kila Mtu ako na mpango wa Kando” Sonko sends hilarous Valentine Message 

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has today sent a Valentine message to the love of his life; Primrose Mbuvi The Governor  urged Kenyans to stick to their main lady saying that is where the blessings are. Mike Sonko describes his wife as his Valentine of many years now. The Governor however says that lovers should not…

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Governor Sonko reveals plan to improve Nairobi drainage systems

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Governor Sonko reveals plan to improve Nairobi drainage systems

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has today  revealed his plan to improve Nairobi drainage systems. His plan comes at a time where the country is  approaching the rainy season. Sonko revealed that the Nairobi City County Government has already started unclogging the drainage system, even as they put in place measures to mitigate effects of the heavy…

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How Handshake might see Sonko out of City Hall

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How Handshake might see Sonko out of City Hall

Do you still think Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko should be impeached? Well, then how do you think it should happen when the County boss has taken control of everything at City Hall? Political commentator Tony Gachoka on Wednesday night called for the impeachment of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko during the premiere of his newly launched…

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Tobiko explains why he won’t be answerable to Nairobi demolitions, reveals the answerable people

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Tobiko explains why he won’t be answerable to Nairobi demolitions, reveals the answerable people

Environment CS Keriako Tobiko told the Senate Land and Environment Committee he could not answer the queries on recent Nairobi demolitions because the demolitions were carried out by the Nairobi Regeneration Taskforce and not his ministry. The taskforce is a multi-agency team appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2017 to reclaim Nairobi River and its…

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Mike Sonko’s speech during the Nairobi City County Assembly Stakeholders Meeting

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Mike Sonko’s speech during the Nairobi City County Assembly Stakeholders Meeting

I am happy to join you here this morning as the Nairobi County Assembly prepares to resume its sittings for the 3rd Session of the Second Assembly. I trust that you have had a restful recess, and are now rejuvenated and ready to tackle the challenge of the session that lies before you. Nairobi residents…

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City Hall Workers Demand For A Pay Raise

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City Hall Workers Demand For A Pay Raise

The strike is on, and more that 15,000 City Hall workers will be out in the streets paralysing services in the city of Nairobi over delayed salary increments starting from today. The workers are demanding salary increment of between 15% and 20%contained in an agreement signed in May 2017 that City Hall had promised would…

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Nairobi Count Workers Unmoved as Sonko Begs Them to Return to Work

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Nairobi Count Workers Unmoved as Sonko Begs Them to Return to Work

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko on Tuesday assured striking county government workers that they will receive their payments by end of the month. The governor has assured striking county staff that his administration is ready to honour a deal signed by the two parties. He was addressing some of the 13000 workers who had staged…

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Sonko calls for aggressive collection of revenue to settle county debts

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Sonko calls for aggressive collection of revenue to settle county debts

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko today joined stakeholders as the Nairobi County Assembly prepared to resume its sittings for the 3rd Session of the Second Assembly. The Governor says that he trusts they  had a restful recess, and are now rejuvenated and ready to tackle the challenge of the session that awaits them. He also added…

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 Nairobi unites with other counties to lobby for increment of county funds

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 Nairobi unites with other counties to lobby for increment of county funds

Nairobi County has joined hands with the Counties of Mombasa, Nakuru, Kisumu and Uasin Gishu to successfully lobby the Commission on Revenue Allocation to increase the money given to the five largest cities and towns. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko revealed this after he attended the Nairobi City County Assembly Stakeholders Meeting today. Sonko says that they  believe…

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko assures county workers of salary increment

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko assures county workers of salary increment

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, on Tuesday, assured County workers that he would see to it that their salaries are increased as stipulated and agreed upon in the 2017 Collective Bargain Agreement. Speaking to the media, addressing the workers’ concerns, Sonko affirmed that his government will work together with the relevant authorities to ensure that the…

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Sonko declares war against misuse of tax  payers money at City Hall

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Sonko declares war against misuse of tax  payers money at City Hall

  Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has assured members of the Nairobi City County Assembly that no public funds will be diverted or embezzled under his watch. The governor was speaking during a  breakfast meeting which  was attended by all Nairobi County MCAs led by acting Nairobi City County Assembly Speaker Chege Mwaura, the assembly’s Majority…

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Tupate Haki Yetu! Over 15,000 Workers Down Their Tools and Boycott Sonko’s Office- This is What They Have to Say

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Tupate Haki Yetu! Over 15,000 Workers Down Their Tools and Boycott Sonko’s Office- This is What They Have to Say

Governor Sonko is certainly one busy man today! This comes after a massive halt of operations in the County by more than 15,000 city workers who downed their tools to demand answers over the delay of their salary increments. Initially, the salary workers had been promised a 15 to 20% salary increment as per the…

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Mike Sonko wittily averts the strike by dancing to workers tune

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Mike Sonko wittily averts the strike by dancing to workers tune

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko on Tuesday assured striking county government workers that they will receive their payments by end of the month. County workers had camped outside City Hall demanding to be addressed by the governor over the implementation of a 15% pay rise that was part of the 2017 Collective Bargain Agreement. Addressing…

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Sonko points blame finger at SRC for his workers’ delayed pays

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Sonko points blame finger at SRC for his workers’ delayed pays

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Tuesday blamed the Salaries and Remuneration Commission for rejecting the CBA signed between the county and its 13,000 workers in 2017. Sonko said the county has the money to pay the striking workers but his hands are tied. He was addressing the workers who had staged demonstrations outside City Hall to demand…

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Mike Sonko Pours Cold Water On Workers’ Strike

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Mike Sonko Pours Cold Water On Workers’ Strike

Nairobi city County governor Mike Sonko has assured workers that their salary increment as per the collective Bargain Agreement (CBA) of 2017 will be increased immediately. Earlier in the day workers downed their tools demanding the implementation of a 15% pay rise that was part of the 2017 Collective Bargain Agreement which they has been delayed…

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VIDEO: Goernor Sonko assures striking county workers of their dues

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VIDEO: Goernor Sonko assures striking county workers of their dues

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has assured the striking county staff that their issues are being addressed. Sonko said the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which was signed between the Nairobi and county employees, will be implemented as agreed. And NOW we are live from Nairobi, where the Gov, Mike Sonko is addressing workers who have downed their…

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Walking County?Mike Sonko’s staff demonstrates over delay salary

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Walking County?Mike Sonko’s staff demonstrates over delay salary

Days after Nairobi county  nurses called off their strike following return to work agreement, county staff have gone on streets  to protest the failure by Governor Mike Sonko’s administration to implement the 2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The workers assembled outside City Hall at 9 am on Tuesday carrying placards and singing solidarity songs. If fully implemented,…

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“I do not ask for money from the public” Sonko warns Kenyans over fraudsters

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“I do not ask for money from the public” Sonko warns Kenyans over fraudsters

  Governor Mike Sonko has today sent another  warning to Kenyans over conmen who are posing under is rescue team name. Sonko has issued this warning several times and  today he warned them saying that they should know that he does not ask for money from the public, The governor cautioned them to be cautious…

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Governor Sonko comes to the rescue of fire victims

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Governor Sonko comes to the rescue of fire victims

Governor Mike Sonko has today come to the rescue of fire victims. Sonko’s administration today distributed foodstuff and non-food items to victims of recent fire incidents in Kitisuru, Mlango Kubwa, and Viwandani areas. The governor stated that his administration has fully equipped the disaster management unit to ensure the county government responds to emergency cases…

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko offers hefty reward for anyone with info on missing Dandora activist

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko offers hefty reward for anyone with info on missing Dandora activist

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has offered Sh300,000 reward for information on missing human rights activist Caroline Mwatha. Sonko on Monday urged anybody with information to contact the nearest police station or the Directorate of Criminal Investigations offices.Mwatha, a senior official at Dandora Community Social Justice Center, disappeared last Wednesday. She had been documenting cases of enforced…

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“Kshs 300,000 to be given as reward to anyone with whereabouts of missing activist” Pledges Sonko

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“Kshs 300,000 to be given as reward to anyone with whereabouts of missing activist” Pledges Sonko

The mood is anxious and sombre as the family of missing human rights activist, Caroline Mwatha, search desperately for their loved one. Caroline, who was last seen leaving her home on Wednesday of February 6th, has been missing for nearly a week now. Her family has gone above and beyond to search for her, looking…

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Sh300,000 Reward offered in search for missing Dandora woman

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Sh300,000 Reward offered in search for missing Dandora woman

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has offered a Sh300,000 cash reward for anyone with information on missing human rights activist Caroline Mwatha. Sonko appealed to anyone with details to contact the nearest police station or the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. Further, seven civic organisations will hold a night vigil on Monday evening from 4-9pm in honor…

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