News Tracker

Sat, 15 June 2024

  • 9:33 am Ugunja MP David Ochieng faults President William Ruto's administration over its appointments.  
  • 9:10 am President William Ruto calls on support from G7 members on the police deployment to Haiti.  
  • 8:54 am The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) announces the temporary closure of Uhuru Highway.  
  • 8:23 am DP Rigathi Gachagua and Majority Leader Kimani Ichung’wa are caught in a war of words as rifts within UDA deepen.   

Fri, 14 June 2024

  • 4:00 pm The Grammys announces its expansion to Africa and the Middle East with Kenya listed among the beneficiaries.
  • 4:00 pm The Grammys announces its expansion to Africa and the Middle East with Kenya among the beneficiaries.
  • 3:30 pm Activist Julius Kamau, who disrupted Treasury CS Njuguna Ndung'u during budget reading photo session, arrainged in court.
  • 2:45 pm Azimio la Umoja faults President William Ruto's government, accusing it of proposing an exorbitant budget for the 2024/25 Financial Year.  
  • 1:45 pm The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) reveals that it has reached a consensus with President William Ruto's administration on some contentious tax proposals in the Finance Bill 2024.
  • 1:16 pm The Ministry of Environment and Forestry issues a stern warning to cattle herders regarding illegal grazing in forest areas.  
  • 12:25 pm Majority Chief Whip Silvanus Osoro insists that the Finance Bill will pass despite calls and messages from Kenyans to reject it.  
  • 11:59 am The Kenyan shilling strengthenes to record a low of KSh 128 against the dollar, buoyed by dollar inflows from the tourism and agriculture sectors.
  • 11:20 am EPRA reduces fuel prices for June 2024. Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene decrease by KSh 3.00, KSh 6.08 and KSh 5.71 per litre respectively.
  • 10:12 am Four people die in a bus accident at the Gof Chopa area along the Marsabit-Moyale Highway.
  • 9:25 am President William Ruto announces that former US President Barrack Obama will be visiting Kenya next year to help establish leadership school at the University of Nairobi.
  • 9:09 am Interior CS Kindiki Declares Monday, June 17, a public holiday to mark Eid-Al-Adha.
  • 8:30 am Treasury CS Njunguna Ndung'u announces measures aimed at dealing with double taxation for salaried Kenyans.
  • 8:15 am PS Kiptoo urges Kenyan citizens to recommend alternatives to the proposed Motor Vehicle Tax.

Thu, 13 June 2024

  • 6:00 pm Knight Frank report shows supermarket chains are shifting from malls to residential neighbourhoods as Kenyans increasingly show a preference for convenience shopping.
  • 5:50 pm Treasury CS Njuguna Ndung'u announces that the govt will be suspending recruitment in the public sector as a way of cutting expenditure.
  • 5:17 pm Treasury CS Njuguna Ndung'u proposes an allocation of Ksh377 billion to National Security during his budget reading address at Parliament .  
  • 4:44 pm The Judiciary condemns the shooting of a magistrate at the Makadara Law Courts.  
  • 4:13 pm MPs lament after Kenyans blow up their phones with calls and messages in a matter of hours.  
  • 3:44 pm Govt projects the economy to grow by 5.5% in 2024/25.
  • 3:14 pm President Ruto increases the allocation for the dairy sector by allocating Ksh2 billion shillings.  
  • 2:40 pm Police officer shoots Magistrate during a court session in Makadara.
  • 2:32 pm Treasury CS Njuguna Ndung'u makes his way to Parliament to read the budget for the Financial Year 2024/2025.
  • 1:45 pm National Assembly Whip Junet Mohammed warns all opposition MPs against walking out from the chambers insisting they must play their role in rejecting the Finance Bill 2024 in solidarity with Kenyans.
  • 1:13 pm Govt turns to international markets to plug budget deficit after IMF cuts loan to Kenya by Ksh36 billion from Ksh498.5 billion to Ksh462 billion.
  • 12:46 pm Cabinet approves the establishment of the Kenya House Experience 2024, an initiative meant to market Kenya at the Olympics beginning next month.