Interior Cabinet News

Matiang'i, Kihalangwa withdraw fine case

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i and Immigration Director Gordon Kihalangwa have withdrawn an application at the Court of Appeal challenging a court order that they pay Sh200,000 fine for defying a court order.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

Matiang'i dismisses claims government doesn't have fabric for new police uniform

- Matiang'i said claims that there were no materials needed to make the uniform was propaganda - He disclosed he and IG Boinnet were under pressure to allow importation of the new uniforms - The CS made it clear the government would not import police uniforms from any country - He argued making the uniforms locally would create job opportunities for Kenyans - The president had directed the new uniforms be manufactured locally to grow the local industry The Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS), Fred Matiang'i, has rubbished reports by a section of the media that the government had run out of materials needed to tailor the new police uniforms which were supposed to be ready by Jamhuri Day.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

No importing police uniforms — Matiang'i

The Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has refuted claims that the government is planning to import new uniforms for police officers.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

Police arrest one after Marsabit chief is burnt to death at public meeting Kenya News

Ogallo, who read Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i’s condolence message, asked the area chiefs to be courageous and the government was on their side to support them whenever required to do so.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

Gusii leaders deny being kicked out of Uhuru's meeting in Nyanza

He also revealed they had received a total of KSh 900,000 from the president, Raila and Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i to take to the funeral.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 18, 2018

Matiangi says govt won’t buy imported police uniform

NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 18 – Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says the government will not succumb to pressure from merchants to buy imported police uniform.

Capital News , Kenya Dec 17, 2018

State to appeal Miguna's Sh7.2m award

In a notice of appeal, Attorney-General Paul Kihara Kariuki indicated that his office, together with that of Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and Immigration Principal Secretary Gordon Kihalangwa, who were earlier sued by the lawyer, will appeal Justice Enoch Chacha Mwita’s December 14 decision.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 17, 2018

Court temporarily suspends mandatory vetting of civilian firearm holders

, NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 17 – The High Court has temporarily suspended the mandatory vetting of civilian firearm holders, that was ordered by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi earlier this month.

Capital News , Kenya Dec 17, 2018

Matiang’i gun holders vetting order put on hold

“The orders will act as a stay of the decision and orders of the Interior Cabinet Secretary pending hearing and determination of the application,” Justice Mativo said.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Dec 17, 2018

Scare as Marsabit chief is burnt to death at public meeting

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i linked the clashes to politics while Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet,warned of arrest of politicians who incite people to violence.

Tuko , Kenya Dec 17, 2018