Posts Tagged “Kenyan MPs”

Its all systems Go as MPs get back to Business

By |

Its all systems Go as MPs get back to Business

The Kenyan parliament are back with a bang. The two Houses had been on a month-long Christmas recess and resume duty to a packed in-tray. The statistics bill, which is awaiting publication, has significant implications on the national census to be held in August. There is also the Budget Policy Statement (BPS) that Treasury Cabinet…

Read more »

MPs reveal the people behind the cancellation of a tender to supply subsidised fertiliser

By |

MPs reveal the people behind the cancellation of a tender to supply subsidised fertiliser

A parliamentary committee has claimed that cartels were behind the cancellation of a tender to supply subsidised fertiliser for maize farming. Members of the National Assembly’s Agriculture Committee yesterday said the country was staring at a major crisis because farmers were likely to miss the crucial farm input ahead of the planting season. Committee chair…

Read more »

Kumbe Wanaogopa! MPs Abandon Abandon Quest For Higher Pay, At least For Now

By |

Kumbe Wanaogopa! MPs Abandon Abandon Quest For Higher Pay, At least For Now

News that Kenyan Members of Parliament were planning to increase their perks was received with a lot of bitterness among Kenyans. The MPs were called out for their never ending greed that has so far cost the tax payer billions of shillings. The situation was so alarming that the head of State, Uhuru Kenyatta had…

Read more »

Kenyans left shocked after reports that MPs spend millions in sports outing

By |

Kenyans left shocked after reports that MPs spend millions in sports outing

Anyone would react the same way. Kenyans have reacted irately to revelations that MPs will gobble up over Sh300 million to participate in sports in Bujumbura, Burundi. The reports have hit already overburdened taxpayers like a ton of bricks, with many left wondering what our priorities are as a nation. The KSh 300 will be…

Read more »

MPs thwart President Uhuru’s Attempts to Be-little their Women

By |

MPs thwart President Uhuru’s Attempts to Be-little their Women

Kenyan Members of Parliament seem to thrive better in creating controversies and on getting more funds for their ever growing pockets. Days after President Uhuru asked the members of Parliament to shun talks on increasing their allowances and instead focus on delivering their mandate to the public, members of Parliament have pledged to continue with…

Read more »

Too Much? Kenyan MPs to get rent-free houses, cars if new Bill is passed

By |

Too Much? Kenyan MPs to get rent-free houses, cars if new Bill is passed

We all want a better life then the one we  are living currently ,but this is just too much. Members of the 12th Parliament could soon start receiving free cars, houses, revamped medical cover and fat travel allowances should they pass the Parliamentary Service Bill. The already highly remunerated 416 lawmakers, speakers and their deputies…

Read more »

 More rehabilitation centers for juvenile offenders

By |

 More rehabilitation centers for juvenile offenders

“Young offenders who commit crimes while in school should not to be remanded in adult centers but instead given alternative punishment” said MP Washiali. Members of Parliament have supported Mumias East MP Benjamin Washiali call for more rehabilitation schools in the country for juvenile offenders. While making his presentation in the National Assembly said Washiali…

Read more »

Museveni is cantankerous! Kenyan legislators up in arms

By |

Museveni is cantankerous! Kenyan legislators up in arms

Youthful Kenyan MPs have threatened to stage demonstrations in Kampala if Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, is not released in one week. Lawmakers Jared Okelo (Nyando), Babu Owino (Embakasi East) and Gideon Keter (nominated) of the Kenya Young Parliamentarians Association said they will first stage a protest against the arrest…

Read more »