With just few days to the August 9 polls, some Muslims leaders along with Government Scholars in the country have urged Muslims to diligently assess and vet candidates contesting for different seats to make informed choices. Twisting the meaning of the ayat and misapplying the jurisprudence principles such as ‘lesser evil’ have been the norm […]
We in Hizb ut Tahrir / Wilayah of Sudan would like to congratulate the entire Islamic Ummah on the blessed Eid al-Adha, asking Allah (swt) for its return and the message of the Ummah has united under the banner of the beloved Muhammad (saw) in the Khilafah Rashidah (rightly-guided Caliphate) State on the method of […]
Hizb ut Tahrir / Kenya would like to extend the warmest greetings on the blessed Eid ul-Adha to the Muslims in Kenya and the whole world in general. We convey our congratulations to the men and women working tirelessly toward reestablishment the second Khilafah (Caliphate) upon the method of Prophethood. We would like also convey […]
The race for Kenya’s next president has intensified, with presidential candidates that have been cleared by the country’s electoral body launching manifestos to win more votes of the Aug.9 general election. Raila Odinga who is running the Presidency at the fifth time has unveiled his party’s manifesto early June which is basically on of a […]
With days to the general poll on August 9, 2022, the main contest is between the Deputy President William Samoe Ruto who leads the Kenya Kwanza alliance and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga of Azimio la Umoja. The two contesters and their henchmen are campaigning in every corner of the country promising the electorates of […]
Kenya: Mandera County leads with the highest fertility rate of 8, followed by Marsabit County at 7, Wajir at 6.7, Turkana at 6.4, West Pokot at 5.6, Samburu at 4.9 percent. On the other hand, Nairobi County leads with the lowest fertility rate of 2.5, followed by Nyamira, Kirinyaga and Kiambu Counties all three each […]
The BBC reported on April 25 that Kenyan women are often violated by private water sellers who exploit them due to their circumstances of poverty. The current government structures are such that water demands are not being met and private unregulated entities are absorbing the market share with their own street services. The unscrupulous water […]
It has been a week of crises in East Africa, characterised by shortages of fuel and rising prices of consumer goods, as the region continued to shake off Covid-19 blues to revive state economies. Many areas have recently experienced biting fuel shortages and, where the commodity is available, the price has risen to prohibitive levels.
Question: Tanzania is one of the most politically stable countries in Africa. Tanzania plays a role in Southern African Development Community (SADC). Its relations with its former colonizer Britain are strong. But we see American and Chinese movements in it. What is the extent of the American and Chinese influence in this country? Is there […]
The Supreme Court has sounded the death knell for the Building Bridges Initiative but opened a window for the handshake brigade to initiate fresh constitutional amendments. In the landmark ruling, the seven-judge bench on Thursday 31st March, 2022, overturned five of the seven grounds the Court of Appeal had used to annul the BBI-driven law change. Among […]
Hizb ut Tahrir / Kenya with pleasure congratulates the Muslims in the country and across the globe in general on the arrival of the blessed month of Ramadhan. As we enter this month of mercy, forgiveness and redemption from Hellfire, we pray to Allah (swt) to give us strength and health to observe the noble […]
Kenya is Sh1 trillion shy of hitting the Sh9.1 trillion debt ceiling. The latest National Treasury debt registry shows the country’s gross public debt stood at Sh8.2 trillion by last December. Total external loan was Sh4.174 trillion with multilateral loans standing at Sh1.782 trillion, commercial Sh1.208 trillion and bilateral Sh1.17 trillion. Kenya might have to […]
As part of the 101st anniversary of the destruction of the Khilafah (Caliphate), Hizb ut Tahrir / Kenya launched a campaign under the title: ‘KHILAFAH OUR NEED’ with series of events notably: 1- Picketing after Jumua Prayers across Kenya. (Friday 24th Rajab 1443 AH corresponding to 25th February 2022) 2- Street visits and Talks (Saturday […]
The Mombasa county Government has introduced new traffic rules in a bid to ‘eradicate’ traffic jams in the Port City of Mombasa. The new rules saw the barring of heavy commercial vehicles from accessing the Central Business District as well closing some major roads in a one-way direction. Some of the ways that have been […]
At least 20 dead bodies have been retrieved from a river in Western Kenya in recent weeks. Human rights group, Haki Africa, says most of the bodies recovered from River Yala, which flows into Lake Victoria, were found in sacks, with some tied up and others damaged signifying that the victims had gone through torture […]
The Meru Senator Mithika Linturi is facing charges of allegedly inciting the public to violence during Deputy President William Ruto’s rally in Eldoret. Elsewhere, the Director of Public Prosecution requested the Inspector General of Police, Hillary Mutyambai, to probe the Legislator at the Kisii County Richard Onyoka over statements he made during a political rally. According […]
Presidential aspirants Raila Odinga of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and William Ruto of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) are roaming the country in the 2022 election campaigns with both promising the electorates: stemming out corruption! Addressing 500 delegates in Turkana Odinga said: “The biggest problem affecting Kenya is corruption. People have embezzled public funds. When they […]
Kenyans borrowed Sh1.32 billion daily from Safaricom’s overdraft facility Fuliza between April and September this year, underlining increasing reliance on loans for household use. This was revealed by Safaricom on Wednesday, which posted a Sh37.055 billion net profit for the half year to September 30 boosted by higher M-Pesa revenue. Safaricom’s financial results show that […]
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal from November 15-20, underscoring the depth and breadth of our relationships with African partners. (The Star, 12/11/2021).
After spending 12 days in abduction, Prof Hassan Nandwa, a well-known and respected Muslim scholar and Lawyer, was dumped at around 1.A.M on November 9, 2021 in a bush near Mwingi town. Like similar horrified incidents before, he was ordered not to reveal his ordeals or else face further and more regrettable consequence!
Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has condemned the attack on Deputy President William Ruto’s tour of the Western Region on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Several vehicles from Ruto’s motorcade were destroyed when a section of youth protested his tour of Busia Town. Eight suspects have already been arrested in connection to the violence.
Hizb ut Tahrir / Kenya organized a lecture on the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday, SAW, entitled: “The birth of the Messenger SAW, is the Birth of a Nation and Civilization that Changed the World.” Lectures delivered by: Ustaadh Shabani Mwalimu Media Representative of Hizb ut Tahrir in Kenya Ustaadh Ali Omar Al-Bayti Member of […]
Kenyan media reported that a High Court Judge, Teresia Matheka has declared that being a housewife should be considered a full-time payable job. The judge said: “It is easy for the spouse working away from home and sending money to lay claim to the whole property purchased and developed with that money by the spouse […]
Nakura, Kenya, 29 – A Nakuru-based doctor who hit the headlines after he reportedly murdered his two children and later died while undergoing treatment at the Nakuru Level V Hospital has been laid to rest. Doctor James Mureithi was buried together with his two children at the family’s home in Gilgil on Tuesday. His remains […]
As always expected, once again, fuel prices have risen to astronomical level in Kenya’s history after the State discontinued a subsidy scheme introduced in April to ease public outrage over the high cost of living. The energy regulator — Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra) — removed subsidies of Sh7.10 on petrol, Sh9.90 on diesel […]
The Standard Newspaper on its website posted on 21st August, 2021 a story: “Police gone rogue? IPOA now probing 105 deaths”. The story covered rampant cases of police brutality resulting to maiming and death have reached alarming levels.
On Friday, 13th August 2021, over 22 Muslims were killed and 14 others injured in a newly attack in Nigeria’s central Jos city. According to the Police statement, a group of attackers suspected to be Irigwe youths (predominantly Christian) attacked a convoy of five buses with Muslim faithfuls returning from the neighboring state Bauchi State, […]
With the Blessing of Allah (swt), Hizb ut Tahrir / Kenya concluded its one-month economic campaign which began on 11th July 2021 and ended on 11th August 2021.
It is not a secret that economy is the backbone of human life hence leading to an urgent need for a system to drive the growth and distribution of resources (wealth) in the society. The economic system today is capitalist founded by a Western philosopher Adam Smith known as the ‘Father of the capitalist system’. […]
Every election season in Kenya brings about new political alliances. As next poll draws closer, the political class are engaging in the formulation on new alliances as the presidential tenure of Uhuru Kenyatta comes to an end.