Finger on the Pulse

  • 26 Jun 2023
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  • 〜 by Jewel Tete

Monday 19th June 2023

  • Investments, Trade and Industry Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria made alarming remarks against the Nation Media Group and its staff following an expose NMG ran over the weekend exposing an oil scandal orchestrated by his ministry.
  • The Central Bank of Kenya welcomed Dr Kamau Thugge, as its tenth Governor.

Tuesday 20th June 2023

  • Two Rivers International Financial Center was gazetted as a Special Economic Zone.
  • Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja launched the Dishi na County school feeding programme targeting to provide free lunches for learners in public primary schools in the capital.

Wednesday 21st June 2023

  • Members of Parliament passed President William Ruto’s proposed Finance Bill 2023.
  • President William Ruto travelled to Paris, France, to attend the Global Pact Finance Summit which aims to reimagine the global finance system and foster the creation of a more inclusive financial architecture.

Thursday 22nd June 2023

  • Azimio is to hold a public engagement after the passing of the Finance Bill at Kamukunji grounds from 10:00 AM, Tuesday, 27th June.
  • The Ksh.1 million ‘presidential chair’ at the centre of Siaya’s Deputy Governor William Oduol’s impeachment trial was presented before the Senate.
  • The government released Sh16.73 billion for the Inua Jamii programme in an announcement made by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua.

Friday 23rd June 2023

  • The recent promotions of 514 senior police officers by Inspector General of Police Japheth Koome have been temporarily suspended by the High Court.