Brian Kimani

Brian Kimani

22 Articles

  • #OccupyParliament protests rock Mombasa streets

    #OccupyParliament protests rock Mombasa streets

    Armed with chants and placards, the disgruntled Kenyans walked along the streets of the county, urging the Members of Parliament to reject the contentious bill. A contingent of police officers, who were dispatched to Mombasa's Central Business District, clashed with the protestors as they lobbe...

  • Gov't to increase road maintenance levy by Ksh.7 per litre

    Gov't to increase road maintenance levy by Ksh.7 per litre

    The current rate is set at Ksh.18 per litre of petrol and diesel.  Increasing the RML means that Kenyans will pay more for fuel at a time when they are grappling with the high cost of living. 

  • Kenyan man sentenced to 11 years in the US over fake loans fraud

    Kenyan man sentenced to 11 years in the US over fake loans fraud

    The prosecution proved in court that the 59-year-old and his accomplice had the knowledge that his company did not have the capital to provide funds of these loans at the time they were executing the agreement. Maucha and his accomplice are said to split the advanced fees between themselves, le...

  • Gov't removes controversial tax proposals in Finance Bill 2024

    Gov't removes controversial tax proposals in Finance Bill 2024

    Top on the list of the proposals withdrawn following sustained public pressure is a plan to impose 16 percent Value Added Tax on bread, financial services and foreign exchange transactions.

  • JSC postpones Appeal Judges interviews to mourn Magistrate Kivuti

    JSC postpones Appeal Judges interviews to mourn Magistrate Kivuti

    The Judiciary will take time to honour the life and service of Magistrate Monica Kivuti who died after she was shot inside the Makadara Law Courts on Thursday last week. Among the candidates included former IEBC chair Ahmed Issack Hassan, Justices Nduma Nderi, An...

  • Ruto appoints former Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong, 4 others to State Jobs

    Ruto appoints former Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong, 4 others to State Jobs

    Ojaamong served for two terms as Busia Governor from 2013 to 2022 and previously as an MP for the defunct Amagoro Constituency between 2007 and 2013.In January, he shifted his allegiance from ODM to Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza, pledging loyalty to the current administration.

  • Popular Comedian Fred Omondi dies in road accident

    Popular Comedian Fred Omondi dies in road accident

    Omondi was involved in an accident along Outering Road and the incident was reported at Buruburu Police Station. Various comedians and content creators mourned Fred's loss, describing him as one of the top talents in the industry. 

  • Police officer killed as lorry rams into vehicles parked outside club

    Police officer killed as lorry rams into vehicles parked outside club

    The lorry rammed into three vehicles and two motorcycles parked on the side of the road. Three people died on the spot while seven are nursing injuries. 

  • British PM Rishi Sunak says Kenya to receive Ksh.82M for green infrastructure initiatives

    British PM Rishi Sunak says Kenya to receive Ksh.82M for green infrastructure initiatives

    UK has also partnered with the World Bank and the European Union to support Africa’s electricity transmission and assist the continent in addressing adverse effects of climate change. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak emphasised that the UK government is committed to supporting countries develop susta...

  • We estimate Ksh.1 trillion as budgeted corruption for the next financial year - Kalonzo

    We estimate Ksh.1 trillion as budgeted corruption for the next financial year - Kalonzo

    Kalonzo projected that the government intended to steal an estimated Ksh.1 trillion from dubious sections within the budget. He also raised alarm over a Ksh.23.6 billion increase towards recurrent expenditure and questioned why some government offices such as Treasury would receive an addi...