Tag: Fred Matiangi


Kenyans To Pay Ksh3,000 For New Generation Digital Number Plates

The government has launched new generation of digital number plates at the GSU Recce unit Headquarters in Ruiru, Nairobi, that will cost motorists Ksh3,000...

HOAX: Thursday 4th November Was Not Gazetted As Diwali Holiday

A gazette notice making the rounds on social media, announcing that Thursday, November 4th 2021, would be a national public holiday in Kenya to...

DEBUNKED: Our Land Has Not Been Grabbed, Says KWS

Activist Boniface Mwangi on July 9th 2021 kicked off a storm with a tweet on alleged land-grabbing on the Southern Bypass.  He wrote, “On...

Matiang’i Extends Curfew to May 29 in Revised Notice

In the revised notice, the government notably included on the curfew exemption list children protection service providers and operators of safe shelters and safe spaces for sexual and gender-based violence survivors.

Free Up Prime Land by Moving Prisons Out of Nairobi – Matiang’i

Kamiti, for instance, sits on a 1,200 acre land parcel in Kiambu with most of it undeveloped. According to the Hass Land Index Report for Q4 2020, the average value of an acre of land in Kiambu stands at 38,600,000. Lang'ata Women's Prison sits on 50 acres, with land grabbers having trimmed its acreage significantly over the years. An acre of land in Lang'ata goes for an estimated Ksh63,400,000.

Kenyans Given National Holiday to Mourn the Late Mzee Moi

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has declared Tuesday 11th February a public holiday to give Kenyans an opportunity to mourn.

Motorists Given Till July to Upgrade to Digital Licenses

In a few months' time, drivers will no longer be able to drive around the country if they have not digitized their licenses.

Americans Show Distrust in Kenyan Government with Their Money

On Saturday, a landslide in West Pokot left 43 dead and dozens of families displaced after their houses were destroyed by the landslide or swept away by floods.

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Whipped and Stripped! A Survivor’s Tale of Harrowing Brutality in a Mental Hospital

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Amazing Origin of ‘Pesa’ and How Shilling Overtook Foreign Currencies

With the establishment of individual Central Banks for the three East African countries, Kenya began printing and minting its own shilling currency notes under the mandate given to the Central Bank of Kenya in 19676.