September 20th 2017

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“I am not privy to any Plenary minutes that confirm only Form 34As were to be pre-printed with candidates’ names and security features supplied by M/S Al Ghuriar”, poses Chebukati in the memo demanding more explanation from Chiloba. The Plenary is the main decision-making organ of IEBC.

"The JSC notes with dismay that the Inspector General of Police who is expected to provide security to all government facilities has repeatedly ignored calls to act, exposing judicial officers, property and litigants to danger."

Economy is stable, CBK assures wary investors

Trizza Kimani | Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 14:04 EAT

Month-on-month overall inflation rose to 8.0 percent in August 2017 from 7.5 percent in July 2017 reflecting limited supply of some food items, particularly tomatoes, following transport difficulties in the immediate period after the general elections.

AfDB advocates linkage between donors, policy-makers to build Africa’s food

Free Press Correspondent | Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 13:50 EAT

The Bank aims to empower the African food community, support young entrepreneurs, connect food innovators and provide a platform to showcase new products from the continent.

Governor Mutua vouches for fewer MCA trips to reduce wastage

Mutinda Mulwa | Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 11:45 EAT

“I call upon all honorable members to cut down on foreign trips and instead consider spending that money here in Machakos. This will not only reduce wastage of public money but also help grow our domestic economy thereby enriching our own people,” said Dr Mutua.

The key to effective political representation and meaningful participation, especially of women, youth and other minority groups, in a democracy at work is to engage all citizens, so that they feel that they are part of the society and governance processes.