Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Francis Kimemia lands govt appointment

18 March 2016, 13:33

Nairobi - Former Secretary to the Cabinet, Francis Kimemia has landed a government job following his appointment as the chairman of the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC).

Kimemia stepped aside in April 2015 after featuring in the Ethics and Anti-Corruption (EACC) list that implicated him with misappropriation of KES 1 billion in 2006 during his tenure as the Interior Security Ministry Permanent Secretary.

According to Daily Nation, his former position is still vacant.

He replaces Martin Kariuki Muragu who had been appointed to the position by the former President, Mwai Kibaki in 2009.

Read Also: CBK plans interest corridor to lower costs of credit: IMF

Businessman Chris Kirubi, Henry Kosgey Retired Major General Hussein Ali were also appointed as non-executive chair of the Brand Kenya Board (BKB), Tourism Fund chair and NGO Coordination Board chair respectively.

Other appointments made in the gazette notice dated March 17 include:
•    Millicent Ogutu to the Kenya Copyright Board
•    Jas Bedi to the Export Promotion Council
•    Simon Kitambaa to the National Council for Population and Development,
•    Rehema Jaldesa, to the Kenya Industrial Estates
•    Mark Bor to be non-executive chairperson of the Kenyatta National Hospital
•    Joshua Nyamweya Oigara to the the Energy Regulatory Commission
•    Jackson Selela Ole Mwanik to the Ewaso Ngiro South Development Authority
•    Paul Tergat to the Kenya Academy of Sports Council
•    Francis Baya to the Kenya Literature Bureau
•    Jimmy Kariuki to the Kenya Tourism Board
•    Francis Kuria Gatonye to the Pest Control Products Board
•    Betty Addero Radier to the Board of Tourism Research Institute.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!

- News24


Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Wilon Ochieng
Labour Party to dump both Jubilee...

The Labour Party of Kenya is likely to avoid supportoing both the CORD and Jubilee factions during the 2017 General Elections. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Ukambani MP quits Jubilee, to run...

An Ukambani MP has quit the Jubilee Party, citing voter apathy as his reason behind leaving the ruling coalition. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Government launches probe into Po...

The government has launched an inquiry into the circumstances that could have led to two National Police Service helicopter accidents in August and September this year. Read more...

Submitted by
Wilwon Ochieng
Deputy Governor's ally found with...

The EACC has recovered KES 2 million in fake currency from a close ally of Deputy Governor for Tharaka Nithi Eliud Mati. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Mudavadi given permission to join...

Musalia Mudavadi has been ghranted permission by his party to join the CORD Coalition. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
EACC officers raid Deputy Governo...

EACC officers raided the home of a Deputy Governor as theft case continues in court. Read more...