Everyone likes a good secret meeting, unless you have not been invited to it, and worse still, if it’s happening at night. To prove this point, leaders from Mt Kenya have been holding night meetings at a city restaurant. The meetings have made others in government so jittery that President Uhuru Kenyatta has had to intervene. As things stand now, there will not be any more night meetings, in nice restaurants, to discuss the “all matters related to development.” Will that move affect development?
Away from the intrigues of political to matters of electrical power now, where shocked customers are being charged for prepaid power tokens that were ‘stolen’. If your tokens have been reading negative yet you have been busy purchasing them, you’ve surely fallen victim. Now you know.
Meanwhile, Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji and DCI George Kinoti are in Italy. Yes, they were out of the country not too long ago, and no, they are not on holiday. So what takes them to Italy? The Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal!
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Uhuru stops La Mada meetings by CSs
President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed Cabinet Secretaries from Mt Kenya region to stop their night meetings at Hotel La Mada.
Deputy President William Ruto’s allies welcomed the decision but challenged the President to crack the whip on those who have been attending the meetings.
Kenya Power token users caught in a web of fraud
Customers who unknowingly bought prepaid power tokens that were reportedly stolen are now forced to pay for them.Individual customers who spoke to The Standard said their accounts had negative balances, meaning they would have to settle the bills before they could buy additional units.
DCI and DPP fly to Italy over dams scandal
The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji and his colleague from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti are in Italy to conclude investigations into the Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal.
Is it in order for Kenya Power to bill its customers for fraudulent operations by some of its enployees? What action should be taken against these employees?