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US, world leaders congratulate Ruto after Supreme Court verdict

The United States has led nations in congratulating William Ruto after the Supreme Court unanimously upheld his election as Kenya’s fifth President. The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulated Mr Ruto saying the US looks forward to working with Kenya's new government and deepening the two nations' longstanding partnership for the benefit of Kenyans and Americans alike. Mr Blinked in a statement on Monday also lauded Azimio la Umoja One Kenya leader Raila Odinga for accepting the Supreme…

Nakuru Governor Kihika Outlines Manifesto As She Is Sworn In

NAKURU, Kenya, Aug 26 – Nakuru Governor Susan Kihika has spelled out her progressive manifesto to Nakuru residents which touched on all sectors of development. She pledged to improve agriculture saying it was the largest contributor to the County’s Domest Gross Product. Speaking after taking oath of office at the Nakuru Agricultural Society of Kenya ShowGround, Kihika observed that Agriculture provided employment to thousands of people in the region. “Agriculture also enhances economic and social development…

President-elect Ruto promises to increase tax revenues

What you need to know: The President-elect said he has already held discussions with the KRA on the matter. Even as the country awaits the Supreme Court ruling, Dr Ruto was already acting presidential, promising to address the tax system and ensure that all Kenyans pay taxes. To the counties, Dr Ruto promised swift disbursement of funds. President-elect William Ruto has spelt out measures to enhance Kenya’s revenue collection even as he sounded a warning to tax cheats that it…

Inside Somalia’s all-female newsroom

A first of its kind all-female media outlet has been launched in Somalia, seeking to amplify women's voices and report on the rarely-discussed challenges they face on a daily basis. Dubbed Bilan, meaning bright and clear in Somali, the media house consists of one editor and five journalists and will produce TV, radio and online content. It is based in the country’s capital Mogadishu and is part of the Dalsan Media Group, one of Somalia’s largest media houses. The outlet is being funded by the United Nations Development…

Thank you very much Nakuru County

I take this opportunity to thank the great people of Nakuru County who came out in large numbers to vote on the 9th of August 2022. Thank you for giving me a resounding mandate to be the third Governor of our great County. It is a huge privilege and honor but it’s also not lost on me how great a responsibility it is. My singular duty will now be to devote every effort of body, mind and spirit to lead our great County to economic prosperity and make it work for all! Thank you, Nakuru County for your love and…

RUTO REVEALS DETAILS OF HIS PHONECALL CONVERSATION WITH RAILA BEFORE BEING ANNOUNCED AS PRESIDENT ELECT

The President elect Dr. William Ruto has revealed that he spoke with Azimio candidate Raila Odinga, before he was declared the winner of the August 9 General Election by IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati. President elect Willium Ruto While speaking to the media at the Bomas of Kenya, William Ruto stated  that he had called Raila in early Monday morning and discussed how they would move the nation ahead. “Maybe I should disclose that this morning I called my opponent, Raila Odinga and we agreed regardless of the outcome…

African leaders hail win, pledge to work with Ruto

Congratulatory messages continue to pour in from across the world following the declaration of Deputy President William Ruto as the winner of the last week's General Election. Soon after the announcement, some leaders took to social media to send their goodwill messages to Dr Ruto. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wrote: “My congratulations to William Ruto on your election as the President of the Republic of Kenya. I wish you best of luck in your endeavours ahead and we look forward to working closely with you on…

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