Monthly Archives: April 2021

William Ruto, 4 Other Politicians Who Fiercely Defended Government Borrowing, Now Condemning It

Kenya’s ballooning public debt has caused a sensation for some time now, with a section of citizens slamming the Jubilee government for its insatiable appetite for loans. Kenya’s public debt currently stands at between Ksh 7.3 trillion and Ksh 8.4 trillion, equivalent to about 65% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Several leaders had earlier defended government borrowing, especially during

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Kenyans Have No Moral Authority To CRITICISE Government Spending Says Mutahi Ngunyi

Kenyans Have No Moral Authority to Criticize Gov’t Spending, Mutahi Ngunyi. Political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has sneered at Kenyans for criticizing the government’s spending and borrowing spree amid high taxation and the dwindling economic fortunes. The controversial current affairs commentator defended massive borrowing by the Jubilee administration and insisted that loans were good for the nation’s development. Ngunyi said Kenyans

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I WILL BATTLE BANDITRY, KIDNAPPING AND SECESSIONISTS, SAYS ACTING POLICE IG, USMAN BABA.

Acting Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba began his tenure on Wednesday with a pledge to confront increasingly, complex and pervasive security threats in the country. He listed them as “terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, secessionist agitation and sundry organized crimes.” Baba, 58, who was appointed on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, spoke at the Force Headquarters in Abuja after taking the reins

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