It is on a lovely Friday and employed Kenyans have another reason to worry after Ruto stood to his ground insisting that new tax deductions should be implemented without distractions from the courts.
However, architects have raised concerns over the rising costs of land and construction materials amid the implementation of the Affordable Housing Programme.
In its annual Status of Build Environment Report, the Architectural Association of Kenya (AAK) explained that the high costs could hamper the affordability of the houses.
According to the report, land prices in Nairobi had soared with a piece of land costing Ksh30 million in 2007, now costing Ksh190 million in high-demand locations.
Given the increase in land prices, the government will be forced to pass down the extra costs to the buyers. Do you think it is high time the government stop forced housing cuts on employed Kenyans>
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Maribe, Jowie to Know Their Fate Today in Monica Kimani Murder Case
Former TV presenter Jacque Maribe and her former fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Jowie will this morning know their fate in the murder of businesswoman Monicah Kimani who was killed more than five years ago.
LSK Sues Supreme Court Over Ahmednasir Ban
The Law Society of Kenya has come out to fight for senior counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi by seeking to quash the decision of the Supreme Court that banned him and his law firm from appearing before it.
In a petition lodged before the Milimani law Courts, LSK through advocate Gitau Singh says the decision by the Apex court was unfair and unreasonable.
Rita Waeni Murder: Pathologist Conducts Autopsy on Head, Conclusively Determines Cause of Death
Rita Waeni was strangled to death and later decapitated, Chief Government Pathologist Johansen Oduor said on Thursday.
This followed an autopsy on a severed head found on Sunday in Kiambaa Dam, Kiambu County. Earlier on Thursday, the 20-year-old’s family positively identified the head, allowing Dr Oduor to proceed with the postmortem examination at City Mortuary, Nairobi.