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Revealed: Names of 85 MPs, MCAs who went on US junket

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In an exclusive report on Wednesday, the Nation revealed that Kenya had sent 85 MPs, senators, ward representatives and parliamentary staff to a legislative conference in the US that cost taxpayers millions of shillings.

The lawmakers denied the report and demanded an apology even as Nationlearnt that two MPs did not travel due to visa problems.

Here, we reveal the names of what was the largest delegation in the world to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) in Nashville, Tennessee.

The list was provided by the organisers of the conference.

SPEAKERS

Justin Muturi – National Assembly

Ken Lusaka – Senate

MAJORITY AND MINORITY LEADERS

Kipchumba Murkomen – Senate Majority Leader

James Orengo – Senate Minority Leader

Cleophas Malalah- Senate deputy Minority Leader

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE COMMISSION

Naomi Shaban – vice-chairperson

Samuel Chepkonga

Aisha Katana

Lonah Mumelo

PARLIAMENTARY STAFF

Jeremiah Nyegenye – Clerk of the Senate

Nelson Ayewoh – Clerk of Senate

Mohamed Ali Mohamed – Deputy clerk, Senate

Daniel Chania – Principal clerk assistant

John Mutega – Principal clerk assistant

Noor Awadh Swaleh Ghalgan – Principal clerk assistant

Moses Lemuna – Third clerk assistant

Crispus Tima – Clerk assistant

Yusuf Shimoy – Clerk assistant

Judy Ndegwa – Legal Counsel, Senate

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Aloise Lekulo – Chief Sergeant-at-Arms

Phyllis Makau – Parliamentary Budget Office director

Buchere Brightone – Director of Curriculum, Training and Research

Anthony Thiongo Njoroge – Director of Litigation and Compliance

Shadia Munini Faryd – Deputy Director, PSC Secretariat

Kehinde Olaiya – Deputy director, National Assembly

Chidinma Roseline Osuagwu – Assistant director

Shedho Mohamed Liban – Finance office

Lucianne Limo – Media relations office

Rose Kisiangani – Principal research officer

Mohamed Sani Tahir – Administrative officer

Edwin Wandabusi – Personal assistant to Speaker, Speaker’s office

SENATORS

Susan Kihika

Aaron Cheruiyot

Ali Abdullahi

Beth Mugo

Mutula Kilonzo Jr

Falhadfa Iman

George Khaniri

Eric Mogeni

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Kimani Ichungw’ah

Cecil Mbarire

Charles Njagua (cancelled travel)

Asha Hussein

Adan Keynan (cancelled travel)

Ben Momanyi

Julius Mawathe

Mutunga Kanyuithia

Nyaga Muchiri

Omboko Milemba

Tecla Tum

Daniel Tutoek

Ken Chonga

Hassan Mohamed

COUNTY ASSEMBLIES SPEAKERS

John Kaguchia – Speaker, Nyeri

George Ndotto Mutua – Speaker, Kitui

COUNTY ASSEMBLIES STAFF

Kipambi Ntele – Deputy clerk, Kajiado

Grace Nganga – Senior clerk assistant, Nyandarua

Robert Mwalu Musyoka – Deputy clerk, Makueni

COUNTY ASSEMBLIES FORUM

Judy Oduma – Chief Executive Officer

Esther Ndile – vice-chairperson

COUNTY ASSEMBLIES

Joseph Masiaya – Kajiado MCA

Esther Wanjiku Muhoho – Nyandarua MCA

Milkah Wanjiru – Nyandarua MCA

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Lillian Gathua – Majority whip, Nyeri

Chege Mwaura – Nairobi MCA

David Mbithi – Nairobi MCA

Geoffrey Mbuthia – Nairobi MCA

Jacqueline Kamwaro – Nairobi MCA

Millicent Mugadi – Nairobi MCA

Moses Ogeto – Nairobi MCA

Oluoch Odalo – Nairobi MCA

Mark Mugambi – Nairobi MCA

Rose Kemunto Otondo – Kisii MCA

Christopher Mwambingu – Taita Taveta MCA

*OTHERS

Jane Ngugi – Member, County Assembly of Kenya

Rebah Wabwile – Member, County Assembly of Kenya

Samuel Teum – Member, County Assembly of Kenya

*It is not clear which roles this are.

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  1. Edison

    August 8, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    DCI should open investigation over the public funds looting by these unscrupulous Salvages in the name of public servants.

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I quit computers for my passion in beauty industry

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Beauty and matters skincare are mainly associated with women with most men shying away from the fast-growing sector.

Mwangi Kamau has, however, gone against the grain and made a name in the female-dominated field.

Mr Kamau, who is the proprietor of Blush On Skincare Limited, a Nairobi-based company dealing with cosmetics, has been in the field for 10 years offering solutions to skin problems.

“I always wanted to be in the medical field dealing with human beings or animals, but along the way I found myself doing computer science. But I realised I did not have passion for computers. I really wanted to help for better health and wellbeing,” says the 37-year old cosmetologist and a skincare consultant.

In 2006, he joined a cosmetology college where he graduated with a diploma, enabling him to secure a job as a beauty consultant for eight years. This made him develop more interest. In 2015, he went to Italy to do a two-year course, specialising in skincare.

“After doing computer science I realised that I still wanted to be a health practitioner.”

Having sharpened his skills and knowledge in Italy, he returned home with a dream of stating a business.

“I started the business in 2017 August after getting disappointed by my employer and also realising that I would actually achieve my dream better if I had freedom to work round the clock and engage with clients who have issues in different parts of the world,” he says.

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Starting out, he tells Enterprise, was a big challenge as he didn’t have enough capital to run an office. This made him to start off online which was very tough. However, this was by no means easy.

“Online marketing also demanded money to be effective.”

His work as a skincare expert entails consultation, training and products. He also offers consultation to pharmacies and beauty clinics as well as training in makeup and basic skin knowledge.

“I also have a cosmetics line that I recommend to my clients,” adds Mr Kamau.

The entrepreneur says cosmetology is a well-paying career but depends on how one ventures into it; as a side job or full time occupation.

He makes between Sh80,000 and Sh120,000 monthly and has two permanent employees and four on temporary terms.

“For me, it’s the main deal and I get good amount that caters for my needs and also to save and invest for my family,” he notes.

Some of the charges for his services include skincare consultation at Sh1,000, facial treatments at Sh3,500, face makeovers from Sh3,000, depending on the event, personal make-up classes at Sh5,000 and professional types go for Sh5,000 per session.

He said his plan is to come up with better platforms to enlighten people on the best skincare to get when they are purchasing products and what ingredients to watch out for by also coming up with his line. This should be based on the safest but effective ingredients.

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“My advice to anyone with this kind of passion but lacks confidence is to always have integrity and honesty. Then the rest will play in line and follow suit.”

Mr Kamau also trains young people, mainly in makeup.

“It’s always good to work with the community; so, I have empowered a few young people by training them mainly in make up as we work together and in return they get a retainer,” he told Enterprise.

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Nick Mutuma: I do romantic movies for my female admirers

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Babe magnet, actor and film producer Nicholas Munene Mutuma better known as Nick Mutuma, has explained why he makes romantic movies.

The hunk, whose good looks drive many women crazy, says he develops such movies because of the ladies.

ROMANTIC MOVIES

Drawing comparison from American rapper and actor 50 Cent, Mutuma has revealed that he studied his market and realised most of his clients are ladies and as such, he is compelled to create or feature in content that they like and would want to see from him.

“50 Cent has done the take. What works with 50 is that he tells stories that are relatable to his target market. He knows what people want to see. So even for me a very common question I always get is ‘why do I always make romantic comedy’, ‘why do you always make movies that are more female skewed’. You know it’s understanding your market. These are the people who put food on my table,” Mutuma explained in a conversation with radio presenter Shaffie Weru.

IN A RELATIONSHIP

When asked how he keeps at bay ladies who are always thirsting for his attention the 6 foot lady-killer said he prefers staying at home if he ain’t working.

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He was however quick to put a disclaimer stating that he is in a relationship with actress Bridget Shighadi.

“Every time I talk about this stuff she is normally upset because she is a very private person. She doesn’t like her stuff out there. I’m in a relationship, I’m a dad and I’m gonna leave it at that,” the actor said.

Mutuma and Bridget have been together for years now and are blessed with a two-year-daughter Dua.

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Woman throws her three children into River Nzoia

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A 24-year-old woman dumped her two children into River Nzoia in Lugari Constituency, Kakamega County last night seconds before jumping into the river with a third child on her back.

The woman who has been identified as Winnie, left her sister’s house where she had been staying at 9 pm duping her children that she is taking them to the shop. It is when they got to the bridge that she asked the children to close their eyes before pushing them one after the other into the roaring mass of water moments after taking the same leap to her death.

One girl survived after clutching on to a branch a distance from where she plunged into the water. The standard two girl explained the horror when she called for help holding on a weak branch.

“She grabbed our hands and jumped in the river. I reach in the middle of the river and got hold of a stick and lurched to it. I was crying,” said the little girl in tears.

According to Alice Magoma, the sister to Winnie, she had come to stay with her after some small disagreement with her husband.

“I didn’t see any problems with her. She had been staying with me for about a week and the husband even came to pick her up yesterday but they disagreed over a certain text message. I asked him to come another day when she has cooled down,” explained Alice.

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Alice explains that her sister was Okay in the evening, relaxing and chatting. She had left her to cook supper only to come back and find her and the kids not present in the house.

“That’s the last time I saw my sister. She didn’t tell me anything. She didn’t tell me her plan. I thought she was going to sleep at the neighbour’s place. I was wrong.”

The standard two girl who survived was found by Joseph Maleso, the chairman of the Nyumba kumi who took her to his home, gave her some tea and later took her to the police station where they recorded a statement.

The bodies of the woman and her two children are yet to be found.

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