Entries by Grace Wanderi

Interior minister to chair a new committee of all CSs.

President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday appointed Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i to chair a committee mandated to supervise all government projects, including the Jubilee government’s legacy-driven ‘Big Four’ agenda. Dr Matiang’i will chair the newly constituted National Development Implementation and Communication Committee, and will be deputised by his Treasury counterpart Henry Rotich. The team will comprise […]

Why Kenya is now at the crossroads

The direction the country takes could lead to the attainment of Vision 2030 or stagnation in every sector. The country faced similar choices immediately after independence. Kenya’s founding fathers drew up development plans that were the envy of the developing countries. ALSO READ: MPs warn investors against sabotaging Uhuru agenda Unfortunately, they did not implement […]

Kenya Railways imports special SGR engines

Kenya Railways Managing Director Athanas Maina told The Standard yesterday that the locomotives are being transported by heavy duty trailers to Mtito Andei and Emali from where the laying of the rail track will start. The Chinese contractor, China Road & Bridges Corporation (CRBC), announced that laying of the track between Nairobi and Mombasa will […]