Workers’ Union oppose controversial 1.5pc Housing tax, warn of nationwide strike

Board members of the Trade Unions Congress of Kenya have opposed the move by the government through a notice directing employers to deduct and remit 1.5percent from salaries for the Housing tax. Addressing media in Nakuru on Tuesday led by the Deputy Secretary General Trade Unions Congress Dr.Charles Mukhwaya, the officials said the move by the government is illegal since the matter is still active before a court of law. “As representatives of workers we want to state here categorically that the move taken by government is illegal because the…

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Mututho attributes rising murder cases to poor parenting and effects of drug addiction

The recent trend of murder cases among young generation has been attributed to poor parenting and effects of drug addiction. Former Nacada Boss John Mututho says unless the government and the society accepts to deal with the vises, then there could be even more cases witnessed in the days to come. Speaking in Nakuru on Monday during an interview at his rehab and empowerment Centre-JOMEC, the former Naivasha Legislator also blamed the government for not coming up with policies to address the same. According to Mututho, many youths are born…

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One dead,several injured in night accident at Salgaa

One person died and several sustained injuries including a fractured leg of one of the trailer workers when a trailer lost brakes at the downhill near Salgaa ramming into several trailers and vehicles during the night incident. According to one of the car drivers who was the first hit before getting to kerb, the trailer kept going down at high speed and left several with injuries. He said that the driver of the trailer was not badly injured but others the occupants of some vehicles including a nissan returning back…

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Mudavadi hints on possibility of working with Moi in 2022

Amani National Congress Party leader Musalia Mudavadi has hinted possibility of working with Baringo Senator Gideon Moi towards 2022. Speaking on Tuesday during a breakfast show on one of the radio stations in the country,Mudavadi stated that history has it that he has worked with Moi before in the Amani coalition. He was however quick to state that it was too early to determine who he will work with in his ambition for presidency come 2022. “We have worked with Gideon before in the Amani coalition and therefore when the…

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Commissioner warns chiefs tolerating comeback of illegal gambling machines

Rongai sub county Deputy County Commissioner Julius Kavita has sounded a stern warning to Local chiefs tolerating illegal gambling machines. Speaking at Kampi Ya Moto on Thursday after he led an exercise where 32 illegal gambling machines were destroyed in the area, the DCC while terming the gambling machines as disaster, said as administrators they will not watch as youths lose focus through illegal gambling. “The machines are a disaster and we have agreed together with the OCPD that they should have no room in our society” said DCC Kavita.…

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