Mysterious Wealth: 4 Kenyans Who Can’t Account for Their Billions

Kidero's real estate empire is among assets that have most recently been targeted by EACC. He primarily trades through five companies — Gem Investments, Gem Apartments, Gem Suites, Orro Limited and Argenti Limited — but also personally owns hundreds of acres of land, with various estimates placing his net worth at Ksh9 billion.

Jimnah Mbaru: ‘Rejected’ Billionaire With Big Ideas for Kenya

Mbaru's Dyer & Blair has been the lead adviser for many of the biggest transactions in the region, including Safaricom's USD 840 million IPO in 2008, the acquisition of a 24.99% stake in Equity Bank Group for USD 179 Million by private equity firm Investment Partners, the first IPO on the Rwanda Stock Exchange with Bralirwa and the NIC Insurance Uganda IPO which was the first listing of an insurance company at the Uganda Stock Exchange.

DP Ruto Strikes a Chord With Bold Diaspora Assault

The DP acknowledged the pivotal role played by the diaspora in boosting the country’s economy through remittances, philanthropy and other local development projects. He reminded them that he has a robust agenda to ensure that their aspirations and predicaments are addressed when he takes power in 2022.

Uhuru Buddies Set To Lose Top State Jobs

The High Court has ruled that the office of Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), which forms part of the Government of Kenya's Cabinet, was established in contravention of the constitution and law. The ruling by High Court Judge Anthony Mrima deals a heavy blow to President Uhuru Kenyatta's administration and political structure crafted largely to reward his loyalists who had lost in the 2017 general elections. In the verdict delivered on a case a case filed by activist Okiya Omtata, Mrima decreed that the positions were unconstitutional for lack of public participation and inclusion of, among other agencies, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

Abdulkadir Mohamed Haji Takes Garissa Senatorial Seat Unopposed

Garissa Governor Ali Korane expressed his earnest willingness to support him as he starts to execute his mandate to represent Garissa at the Senate and to protect the interests of the counties as envisaged in Art. 96 CoK.

Dr. Phillip Mpango Named Tanzania’s New Vice President

He previously served as Acting Commissioner General of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA); Executive Secretary in the President’s Office (Planning Commission); Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs as well as Personal Assistant to the President (Economic Affairs).

Agnes Kavindu Muthama Sworn In As Machakos Senator

The by-election was defined by low vote turnout for a better part of the day. The poll stations and officials remained idle with most polling stations reporting a turnout of less than 15% by 1pm.

Tanzania Swears in Samia Suluhu as New President

In her first public address as president, the 61-year-old leader announced 21 days of mourning for Magufuli and public holidays on March 22 and on March 25, the day the late president will be buried.

I’ve Lost a Friend, Uhuru Mourns President John Magufuli

ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, eulogized Magufuli and wished the Tanzania Constitution guides Tanzania through a smooth transition as they celebrate his legacy anchored on the war against corruption and strengthening of the economy.

Samia Suluhu: Tanzania’s First Female President

Samia's political career began in 2000 when she decided to join politics. She was elected as a special seat member to the Zanzibar House of Representatives and was appointed a minister by President Amani Karume.