MONDAY, 30th NOVEMBER – The Senate Standing Committee on Health has this morning ordered the Managing Director of Briema Grains Store Limited to present by close of business Tuesday 1st December all documentation relating to communication made between itself and KEMSA regarding the procurement of supplies in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic.<
FRIDAY, 27 Nov – Wajir Senator, Sen (Dr) Abdullahi Ali has today said that consensus building is a much over-looked phase in the formulation of policy and legislation, yet its importance could not be gainsaid.
President Uhuru Addresses Parliament; Assures Country that the State of the Nation is Strong, Resilient and Steady
President Uhuru Kenyatta this afternoon delivered his Seventh State of the Nation Address with a strong urge to political leaders in the legislature and across the country not to let their guard down in the fight against Covid-19.
The Senate, which is a bastion of tradition by merit of being a House of Parliament that follows Commonwealth customs and practices, paved way for sharp departure, Tuesday after Speaker Kenneth Lusaka ruled in favour of donning cultural attire.
The Speaker of the Senate, Rt Hon Kenneth Lusaka has termed the High Court Judgment on Constitutional Petition 284 of 2019 as a “landmark ruling” that not only reaffirms constitutionalism and the rule of law in Kenya, but also the role of the Senate in devolution.
Addressing the House by way of Communication from the Chair after a three-week recess, Speaker Lusaka noted that the judgment by the three-judge bench has far-reaching implications on the legislative business of the Senate.
The Management of the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) violated the Public Procurement Act in all material aspects, the Senate Joint Committee on Health and Adhoc Committee on COVID-19 heard, Wednesday.