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Kenya: Crisis talks at Kitale Governors office as ghost of tribalism rears its ugly head

Posted by African Press International on May 24, 2013

By Godfrey Asa,Kitale News,


A storm is brewing at Trans Nzoia County Governors office with a ghost of tribalism and doubtful documents rocking the recruitment of officials.

According to documents  to weekly citizen,it is alleged that theTransitional Authority in charge of deployment Mr. Makori working under Kinuthia Wamwangi T.A Chairperson has deployed his cronies from Kisii led by Peter Moseti working with Mr.Muni as an accountant at Kitale Municipal Council as his curriculum Vitae indicates that he globered a D+ in his O level certificate before his was employed as a watch in 2004.


The documents further reveals that,in 2005 when public commission was doing appraisals of Local Authority Officers is alleged that  he bribed his way with fake documents and he was promoted to scale 9- from a watchman to scale 9.

It is further revealed that his   fake Degree from Egerton University purporting to be bachelor of Commerce but by that time there was no bachelor of Commerce programme at the Egerton University.

“He never attended a breaching course to attain the purported degree”claimed a source from Governors office iis said to have led to a transfer from Kiambu to Nakuru and later to Kitale Municipal as an Accountant.

The disgruntled officials at Kitale claims that the transitional secretary Mr. Ondimo who was formerly Treasurer Eldoret Municipal Council is a Kisii and providing  a cover up to Peter Moseti.

“Mr. Makori, Mr. Ondimo and Peter Moseti the coordinator of T.A in Kitale who is also a Kisii have colluded with the chief financial officer Ngoni Nyongesa for T.A – Tranzoia who said to be visually impaired have conspired to defraud Kshs. About 4,749,000.  They cannot account the about 5 million for transitional Authority.”a letter read in part.

Mr Ondimo the county secretary is said to have given notices to junior staff to vacate council houses with immediate effect so that he brings his tribesmen to occupy the houses which creating animosity in Trans Nzoia County.




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Kenya: Woman involved in carjacking arrested

Posted by African Press International on May 9, 2013


Police ion Naivasha have arrested a woman who was involved during a carjacking incident and robbing a popular TV show comedians of ‘ Tahidi High’.

During the incident a carjacker who fell asleep while guarding his victim after his accomplices left to withdrew money using his ATM card was shot by police.

The thug had drank too much and fell asleep giving a room to the victim, a taxi driver Macharia Githogori, to untie himself and flee.

Macharia said that the thug had robbed the actors some alcohol and started drinking it before falling asleep and started to snore.

Naivasha Deputy OCPD Paul Korir said that the suspects were cornered by police at Malewa lodge in Naivasha through a tip off from a mobile services provider trying to commit a robbery.

Korir said that some of her accomplices managed to escape after spoting the presences of police officers in the compound and had launched a manhunt for them.

The police boss said that the suspect a woman will also face other charges of killing Githunguri District commissioner James Hungi Mugwe in Kiambu.





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