Kenya to amend law to allow tracking of money launderers

The executive plans to submit to parliament draft amendments to the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act and Regulations to address gaps in money laundering. These draft amendments will be submitted by end-June 2023. This follows a raft of commitments by the executive to the International Monetary Fund IMF, that the financial dealings of […]

Parliament Starts Hearings to Remove Four IEBC Commissioners

The National Assembly’s Departmental Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs has begun hearing petitions for the removal of four IEBC Commissioners from office, the exercise will take place through to Tuesday next week. In a notice, the National Assemblies Departmental committee on Legal Affairs cited Article 251(2) of the constitution, which provides that “a person […]

President Kenyatta signs 10 parliamentary bills into law

NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 22 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has  signed into law ten (10) parliamentary bills among them the 2022 Appropriation Bill, Supplementary Appropriation Bill and Finance Bill. Others were the 2021 Radiographers Bill; National Electronic Single Window Bill; Traffic (Amendment) Bill; National Government Development Fund (Amendment) Bill; Supreme Court (Amendment) Bill of 2022; County […]

Nominated Senator Issac Mwaura Readmitted to the Senate

Nominated Senator Issac Mwaura Readmitted to the Senate

Nominated senator Isaac Mwaura/ Twitter  NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 2 – Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura has been readmitted to the Senate following a High Court ruling that nullified his expulsion from the Jubilee Party. Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka in his Communication to the Senate stated that he was obligated by the court decision.  Last week, Justice […]

Uhuru fronts economic rebound in state of the nation address

Uhuru fronts economic rebound in state of the nation address

President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing MPs during the State of The Nation Address on Tuesday November 30, 2021/ PSCU  President Uhuru Kenyatta in his address to Parliament on Tuesday November 30, 2021 underlined a focus on revitalising and shielding the recovering economy from the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The President noted that his administration […]

Corrupt Civil Servants To Be Barred from Vying For Political Office In New Bill

Corrupt Civil Servants To Be Barred from Vying For Political Office In New Bill

Lawmakers during a debate in Parliament/ parliament.go.ke NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 18 – Corrupt civil servants are set to be barred from vying for political seats or holding public office in a new bill currently before Parliament.  The bill dubbed The Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes (Amendment) Bill motioned by Moiben MP Silas Tiren is currently at […]

Hospitals to be shut down if found defrauding NHIF

Hospitals to be shut down if found defrauding NHIF

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) building in Nairobi, Kenya/ Courtesy.  NAIROBI Kenya, Oct 27- Hospitals and healthcare providers caught defrauding the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) will lose their accreditation permanently in new changes to the law. These changes introduced under the National Hospital Insurance Fund (Amendment) Bill that was passed into law last […]