Welfare of workers key to economic growth – Ruto

The government is committed to safeguarding the welfare of workers in the country. This would will the production rate.President William Ruto said labour relations, trade unions and social security are recognized as human rights and fundamental freedoms.This, he added, has promoted human dignity, equity, social justice, inclusiveness and equality in

Ruto upbeat the 1.5% house levy will be readjusted

President William Ruto has said that the ruling by three high court judges against the 1.5% house levy stand to be revised.The President said that judges found small pitfalls with the tax law, and that the law will be relooked at, and be sent back to parliament for reading by

Govt to intensify disaster response

The government is seized of the flood situation in the country. The situation has necessitated the formation of disaster response unit.President William Ruto said at least 70 lives have been lost and 36,000 households displaced following the intense downpour.He noted that the rains would continue, hence the need to prepare

Government push for cheap universal health coverage

The government will work with the private sector to actualise Universal Health Coverage.President William Ruto said the Government will support the pharmaceutical sector to strengthen its local manufacturing capacity.The Head of State noted that the Government will review the tax regime and the cost of doing business in the sector.The

Billian Music Family Centre of Excellence launched in Mathare

In a momentous occasion that brought together members of the Mathare community and esteemed guests, a groundbreaking ceremony was held to mark the commencement of construction for the new Billian Music Family Centre of Excellence. The event, which took place in the heart of Mathare 4B in Nairobi, was graced

George Weah concedes defeat in Liberia’s election

President George Weah conceded defeat in Liberia's election, which was closely contested, after falling short of garnering 50% of votes cast.The former football star, in his address to the nation, conceded that he has been defeated by former vice President, Mr Joseph Boakai, a 78-year-old veteran politician. Even before

Ruto ups the war to scale down security threats

President William Ruto has said the Government is adopting new approaches to managing emerging security threats.He said the Government is committed to enhancing the education of members of the security service to prepare them for the challenges of the modern world.This investment, he noted, will focus on equipping security personnel

Ruto goes for the unity of the Global South nations

President William Ruto has urged nations in the Global South to unite in addressing issues affecting the world.He said the Global South must take advantage of the democratic character of multilateralism to push for meaningful changes.President Ruto noted that it is time these nations stepped forward to safeguard their collective