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MPs to debate on CS vetting report

Parliament will hold a debate and voting session on a report tabled on CS vetting by the National Assembly Committee on Appointments on Tuesday.

The committee will then send the names to the President for appointment.

According to the report, three CSs were rejected by the committee.

Tourism nominee Penina Malonza was unanimously rejected over lack of qualifications.

Aisha Jumwa (Public Service) and Mithika Linturi (Agriculture)were also rejected by the minority side.

Azimio raised issues on their integrity and academic papers.

Sakaja to name CS nominees

Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja will announce his cabinet nominees.

This comes after the county assembly of Nairobi constituted its House Business Committee on Tuesday.

During his governor's address last week, Sakaja vowed to bring in people who are competent and up to the task.

The nominees will then be vetted by the county assembly's Appointment committee.

EALA's next representatives

The joint committee on the selection of members to the EALA has started the process of looking for the next set of representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

This followed the first meeting of the joint committee on the selection of members to the EALA.

The joint committee which was established by the two Houses is co-chaired by immediate former EALA MP and now MP for Kipipiri Wanjiku Muhia and Makueni Senator Daniel Maanzo.

Kahawa Law courts to rule on IAU 

Kahawa Law courts Chief Principal Magistrate Diana Mochache to rule on whether Police Internal Affairs Unit can bring a case before her court.

The IAU had made an application seeking the court to allow the police to detain the four police officers suspected of having a hand in the disappearance of two Indian men and their taxi driver.

IAU wanted the four to be held for 30 days pending investigations.

The four police officers were detained on Friday in the probe into the two missing Indians and their driver in Nairobi.

EACC to launch Corruption Risk Assessment

EACC is expected to launch a Corruption Risk Assessment into the systems, policies, procedures and practices of Moi University to detect any loopholes conducive to corruption so as to guide reform interventions.

This is in line with the ongoing efforts to tame corruption in public universities.

Among those who will be present at the event will be EACC Management, University Council Chairperson and Vice-Chancellor.

President of the Kingdom of Spain in Kenya

The President of the government of the Kingdom of Spain Pedro Sanchez will visit the Kenya Industrial and Research Institute.

He will lead the commemoration of the successful implementation of the business incubator for women enterprises.

The project is funded by the Spanish fund for women in the COMESA region.

Ethiopia peace talks 

Peace talks on the two-year conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region ongoing in South Africa.

The dialogue is facilitated by AU Horn of Africa envoy and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, former President Uhuru Kenyatta and South Africa's ex-vice president Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and US envoy Mike Hammer.

AU Commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomed the launch saying he was encouraged by the commitment by the parties.