25th November 2022 Keeping the Finger on the Pulse

November 25, 2022 - Reading Time: 2 minutes - By Mercy Kamau

Post- Election Snapshot

On Monday 21st,
  1. The Employment Court extended orders issued last week stopping the PS nominees’ vetting. Justice Nduma Nderi extended the order to next Tuesday when he will deliver a ruling on the issue of jurisdiction that was raised by the National Assembly.
  2. Azimio la Umoja Leader Raila Odinga downplayed reports that members of the coalitions were defecting to Kenya Kwanza. He added that the coalition was intact.
On Tuesday 22nd,
  1.  A section of Rift Valley MPs have threatened to impeach Trade CS Moses Kuria over the decision to allow the importation of GMO maize. They protested the importation of maize, demanding that the Trade ministry halt the process immediately.
  2.  President William Ruto arrived in South Korea where he discussed bilateral and beneficial relations that will be enhanced by the visit.
On Wednesday 23rd,
  1.  The Director of Criminal Investigations Mohamed Amin reshuffled top commanders of major units at the directorate as he assembled a team he will work with to deliver his mandate. He also disbanded another specialized unit of the DCI that was formed by his predecessor George Kinoti.
  2.  The High Court ordered scrutiny and recount of votes in seven constituencies in Homa Bay County in an election dispute lodged by former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero.
  3.  Former Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya said he will not support Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga in future.
  4.  Interior CS Kithure Kindiki held talks with leaders from Baringo County over cattle rustling and banditry in the region. The talks aimed to find a lasting solution to the menace.
  5.  Trade CS Moses Kuria defended his sentiments in regard to importation of maize that faced criticism on Tuesday, he said that he is committed to ensuring that no Kenyan dies of hunger.
On Thursday 24th
  1. Members of Parliament vowed to summon the CS for Education over the universities funding crisis. They said that they can not bury their heads in the sand and watch.
  2. Azimio la Umoja leaders told off President Ruto saying he should stop what they termed as witch hunt of the four IEBC officials. Azimio boss Raila Odinga warned that there would be grave consequences if the process is not stopped.
On Friday 25th,
  1. The Health Committee plans to visit Kemsa offices during working hours to have a view of how agencies and parastatals work.

 

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