Parliament News

I’m not ready to allow my defamers smile by resigning –Shittu, Communications minister – Punch Newspapers

I also became the most active member of the House of Assembly in terms of legislative activism; in terms of the number of motions I put in; in terms of other extra Parliamentary activities arising from my memb...

Punch Oct 19, 2018

Aukot takes Punguza Mzigo campaigns to Nyeri county

He said 416 MPs are too many for the taxpayer and there is no need of having the big number of MPs in Parliament.

The Star Oct 19, 2018

KIPRONO: We don’t need a referendum

Most of those calling for sweeping constitutional changes cite the huge wage bill occasioned by overrepresentation in Parliament and county assemblies, and government; and, the large number of constitutional c...

The Star Oct 19, 2018

KOIGI: Referendum shouldn’t create extra posts but end negative ethnicity

Third, the referendum should seek, not the substitution of a presidential system with Parliamentary one and the creation of six positions of President and two deputies, Prime Minister with two deputies, all fr...

The Star Oct 19, 2018

MWANGI: The truth about on Murang'a water

Inasmuch as water is a national natural resource and therefore not devolved, there is need for Parliament to make laws that require each county to safeguard her water to make it safe for human consumption befo...

The Star Oct 19, 2018

Errors by successive governments that pushed farmers deep in crisis

Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) which was later established through an Act of Parliament, he says gave little money, not enough for large commercial farming because many farmers rushed there to rescue t...

The Standard Oct 19, 2018

Uhuru Kenyatta the whiner

While announcing his directive to Parliament last month for the reduction of taxes levied on fuel the president also warned public transport operators against overcharging commuters or risk their licenses bein...

The Standard Oct 19, 2018

VBS scandal: Parliamentary committee awaits Shivambu's response to complaint

Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests is awaiting EFF chief whip and deputy president Floyd Shivambu's response to a complaint laid by the DA that he transgressed the legislature's rule...

News 24 Oct 19, 2018

Government makes fresh bid to accelerate digital migration process

"Ladies and gentlemen, you will recall that during our maiden Budget Vote speech in Parliament earlier in May, we committed to getting the project back on track so that South Africa can join Zambia, Kenya, Mal...

IOL Oct 19, 2018

Sassa makes 'concerted effort' to transfer beneficiaries but still faces challenges

The panel said the minister of social development, National Treasury and the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation should urgently probe the matter and report to Parliament on the efficacy of the S...

News 24 Oct 19, 2018