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Schools are Ready to Re-open Professor Magoha tells Parliamentary Committee

The Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Research, Professor George Magoha,  confirmed to the Members of National Assembly on Wednesday, that the government is ready to re-open learning institutions, after more than six months of closure. The Cabinet Secretary who was appearing before the Departmental Committee on Education and Research, reiterated the commitment of the Ministry to ensure that learners do not miss a calendar year.

Speaker slams brakes on House Committee efforts to arbitrate TSC-KNUT dispute

The Departmental Committee on Education and Research has been directed to refrain from revisiting the current disputes between the TSC and KNUT until they are determined by the Courts.

In a long-winded guidance issued through his Communication to the House this afternoon, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi once again called on the Members who represent Special Interests to always declare interests when considering the said interests in the House and its Committees in accordance with the Standing Orders.

Speaker directs Committees to Prioritise Private Members' Bills

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Justin Muturi has this afternoon directed Chairpersons of Committees with pending legislative proposals to prioritise their consideration, before the end of the current Fourth Session.

Noting that the Bills are at risk of lapsing upon the expiry of the session in December this year, Speaker Muturi noted that once Committees prioritise them, the House Business Committee would consequently rank them among the top House business thus allowing the House to dispense with them in good time.

House in uproar over skewed Performance Ranking

Members of the National Assembly have accused the research firm, Infotrak for skewed ranking in their latest post on the performance of Members of Parliament released on September 27.

In the polls findings released by the firm's Chief Executive Officer, Angela Ambitho, Emuhaya Constituency Member of Parliament, Hon. Omboko Milemba who scored 75.4 per cent was ranked as the best performing legislator, with his Emurua Dikirr counterpart, Hon. Johana Ngeno (71.4 per cent) and Mwala MP, Vincent Musyoka (70.8 percent) ranked second and third respectively.

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE COMMISSION ON THE ADVISORY BY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHIEF JUSTICE TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT TO DISSOLVE PARLIAMENT

1. At a Special Meeting held today, Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, the Parliamentary Service Commission, pursuant to its mandate under Article 127 of the Constitution and after consultation with the Speakers of the two Houses of Parliament deliberated on the reports in the public domain that the Rt. Hon. Chief Justice has advised His Excellency the President of the Republic of Kenya to dissolve Parliament for alleged failure to enact legislation to give effect to the two-third gender rule.