Eric Kiraithe

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Eric Kiraithe said ( about Cyrus Oguna ) : “It is my great pleasure and honour to welcome Oguna as the new government spokesman,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Cyrus Oguna ) : "It is my great pleasure and honour to welcome Oguna as the new government spokesman," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe explained : “The consequences are very simple; if you are living in a country where you are required to produce your identity card at the bank or when you’re sitting an exam, at the end of the day, unless you really want to be inconvenienced, you will have to get it(huduma namba)” External link

kenyan-post Friday, April 26, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It is premature to give a comment before seeing the actual details of what the MPs passed,” External link

kenyastar Friday, April 26, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It is premature to give a comment before seeing the actual details of what the MPs passed,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “When the streets lights are not working, you are denying Kenyans a service they seriously require, especially the service to eradicate crime,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The concept of human rights presumes that in every area where people live they are the owners of that place. They should have control of what happens there, especially if it is likely to prejudice their rights,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “When the streets lights are not working, you are denying Kenyans a service they seriously require, especially the service to eradicate crime,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The concept of human rights presumes that in every area where people live they are the owners of that place. They should have control of what happens there, especially if it is likely to prejudice their rights,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The frequent politicking even in media houses cannot bring food to Kenyans," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 28, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Japhet did not die in vain. He died so that terrorist can be defeated and Kenyans can be rescued from instant death,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 26, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Japheth died as a hero. He died so that Kenyans can be rescued from instant death," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 25, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We don’t have funds for a lot of fanfare this time round. We need to be a little more economical and commit to things which add value to us,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, November 24, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our achievements in terms of infrastructure and foreign investments in the last five years is evidence that we can achieve the status of a medium income fast growing economy even before 2030 if we remain focused,” “We are talking about peasant farmers in the villages, mama mboga in marikiti who ensures your daily supply of fresh vegetables from Kisii, Rift Valley and much maligned matatu drivers and their touts,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:48:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Foreign investors and local entrepreneurs have devoted resources in pursuit of economic development even as the country grapple with election jitters. The government is committed to ensure that economic activities are cushioned from political risks,” External link

coastweek Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:41:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our greatest strength as a country is our independent institutions like security services that have remained steadfast in this election cycle to deter lawlessness and other acts that are injurious to entrepreneurship and national cohesion,” External link

coastweek Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:41:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe clarified : “The allegations that Safaricom was used to rig the August 8 presidential poll is most unfortunate not only because it is false in every material respect, but also known to be false by the makers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 29, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe concluded : “Those people who purport to speak for the people of Kenya ought to know that Kenya won’t develop on empty rhetoric. The citizens of this country won’t get affordable quality health care, education or even eat unbridled political ambition,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 29, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “I urge all of you to put your country first,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, August 25, 2017 7:29:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “So far government relief efforts are ongoing. We’re giving nutritional support through school feeding programmes in affected areas to ensure that no child lacks education because of lack of food,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:04:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We don't expect people who we have voted to start blackmailing us with payments," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “We would not want to discuss security procurements but the intention is to strengthen our capabilities which we cannot disclose to the public,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 5, 2017 8:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Any country is free to review operations we have assembled to assess and certify whether or not the security of their citizens will be compromised,” External link

coastweek Friday, February 17, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Kenya’s security is perfect and there is no doubt about that. Our country has shown top-class ability to keep her citizens and visitors safe despite the global challenge of terrorism. However, we will not discuss publicly the security measures that we have put in place for obvious reasons,” External link

coastweek Friday, February 17, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “His Excellency the President in particular has been engaged on the reasons for the strike and its consequences. He has dispatched officers at the highest level his office to seek an acceptable way forward and urge all sides towards a resolution,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:16:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe claiming : “the confrontational style that we have seen from the Opposition, which has been more intent on making short-term political points at all costs” External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The meeting was briefed on the IAAF stand, which was encouraging, the upgrading of hostels at Kenyatta University and contractors engaged at the hosting venues,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked,” External link

newtimes-RW Friday, February 10, 2017 2:44:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked," External link

npr Friday, February 10, 2017 12:20:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe declarou : “Sendo a responsabilidade primordial proteger os quenianos, consideramos que esta decisão deve ser revogada” External link

euronews-pt Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:37:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked,” External link

therepublic Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:54:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked," External link

muscatinejournal Thursday, February 9, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “It is true we have two Kenyans and 90 Somalis who were deported from the US,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "I don't have details of their deportation but it is true there are 90 Somalis and two Kenyans who arrived at JKIA after deportation from the US," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, January 26, 2017 4:08:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “It is true we have two Kenyans and 90 Somalis who were deported from the US,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “I pity citizens of a county whose governor would come and introduce a new project in the name of ‘my’ project,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We do not have a shortage of politicians, whether in opposition or in the government. You will be replaced faster than you can imagine,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 13, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Somebody can walk around thinking they are [invincible]. But when we arrest you and take you to court, there will be no political vacuum,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 13, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Commission ) : “We’ll give local doctors priority but will also consider costs and exposure. The Salary and Numeration Commission has advised us on what we should pay medical personnel,” “When you compare what Kenyans pay for specialised treatment in India with Kenya, you will find we pay more here at home” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:06:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The truth of the matter is that you don't develop an area like Kwale with potential to thrive business-wise by creating insecurity,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 2, 2017 8:43:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Zack was arrested by the Ethiopian authorities while walking out of the compound of the client who had contracted his employer, BSS LTD to install a VSAT Satellite in Jijiga," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 17, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is incumbent on Kenyans living abroad to be cognisant of the laws in those countries and make every effort to observe them," "The liberties enjoyed under the Kenyan constitution are not standard across board," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 17, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our experts including the foreign affairs ministry will review the revelations before the government can comment. Right now the government cannot comment. The government will issue a comprehensive statement once the review has been done," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, December 11, 2016 4:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The strike is causing incalculable pain and grief across the country," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 7, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The government notes that the selection panel has acted with wisdom to forestall a situation where they end up with a candidate who will finally not win public confidence" External link

allafrica Friday, December 2, 2016 1:37:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government notes that the selection panel has acted with wisdom to forestall a situation where they end up with a candidate who will finally not win public confidence” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 2, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe warned : "With the late start and expected early cessation of the short rains, all indications are that the drought will persist into 2017. In the affected areas, vegetation has greatly deteriorated and surface waters have all but run dry," External link

allafrica Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The team has been sneaking in government ministries and departments picking bits and pieces of projects and misrepresenting them as corrupt and their targets is mainly the big life changing projects initiated by the government,” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 18, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “The government has been closely monitoring the situation and is working with relevant stakeholders to coordinate effective short and long term interventions,” External link

coastweek Friday, November 18, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "The government has been closely monitoring the situation and is working with relevant stakeholders to coordinate effective short and long term interventions," External link

coastweek Friday, November 18, 2016 11:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The government has been closely monitoring the situation and is working with stakeholders to coordinate effective short and long term interventions," "With the late start of short rains, all indications are that the drought will persist into 2017," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "They will receive a further Sh1.3 billion for interventions including livestock offtake, purchase of hay and concentrates and disease management," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Country security committees, county governments and other stakeholders have been tasked with the responsibility of ensuring this impropriety does not occur," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The Government has instituted these cross sectorial, multi-faceted interventions, to deal with the various faces and implications of this drought crisis. Moving forward, the government remains cognizant of the ever urgent need to meet short term needs while maintaining a long-term strategy," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Donald Trump ) : “We are glad that he ( Trump) is targeting criminals. For the other Kenyans who might have reached there for whatever reason, we would urge them to stay within the legal system of the United States,” “You do not have to stay anywhere illegally. There are enough opportunities here,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “There are many Kenyans who are farmers and others are herders and they are making it. So if someone cannot be accommodated legally in another country, the earlier they take a flight and come back home, the better,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Donald Trump ) : "We are glad that he ( Trump) is targeting criminals. For the other Kenyans who might have reached there for whatever reason, we would urge them to stay within the legal system of the United States," "You do not have to stay anywhere illegally. There are enough opportunities here," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There are many Kenyans who are farmers and others are herders and they are making it. So if someone cannot be accommodated legally in another country, the earlier they take a flight and come back home, the better," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “When it's [the private jet] properly procured, it’s way much cheaper,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 14, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “At the end of the day, the expenses exceed the cost of getting a fair price for a private jet...Take it this way, if you want to go to Kakamega, then you go to Busia, then you want to go to Kisumu, Kisii, the best thing you can do is to take a helicopter,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 14, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “When it’s [the private jet] properly procured, it’s way much cheaper,” External link

kenya-today Monday, November 14, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “At the end of the day, the expenses exceed the cost of getting a fair price for a private jet…Take it this way, if you want to go to Kakamega, then you go to Busia, then you want to go to Kisumu, Kisii, the best thing you can do is to take a helicopter,” External link

kenya-today Monday, November 14, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We understand the deep concern of families and members of the public following this grievous event. We humbly ask that the public and media be patient with the difficult and ongoing rescue and recovery exercise," External link

coastweek Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "On November 12, all examiners will report for actual marking of candidate scripts. Processing of KCPE examination results will be done concurrently," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 11, 2016 7:31:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We understand the deep concern of families and members of the public following this grievous event. We humbly ask that the public and media be patient with the difficult and ongoing rescue and recovery exercise," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 11, 2016 2:06:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Search ) : “Search and rescue operations are underway and we have received extensive support from locals. The number of people who were in the building at the time of the incident has not not been confirmed. However, a number of them are assumed to be construction workers,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:44:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe ameandika : “Sehemu ya jumba iliporomoka na kuua watu 12. Watu sita wametolewa kutoka kwenye vifusi vya jengo hilo wakiwa hai kufikia sasa,” External link

mtanzania Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:33:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 9, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 8, 2016 5:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence,” External link

shabelle Saturday, October 8, 2016 1:18:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 7, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "but there was no actual and accurate specific intelligence on this particular attack," External link

ABCnews Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "On Saturday the leader of ODM was reported calling on his supporters from around the country to take up arms and forcibly eject IEBC commissioners from their offices," "Of course the motive was to get himself arrested and thus justify a notion that the government of the day is suppressing the opposition" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 6, 2016 5:39:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We made good progress over the weekend. Let us give them (intergovernmental team) a little time. This thing is an emergency. It is a lot of work because each person’s package has to be determined,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 4, 2016 4:39:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “wants to see the process expedited,” External link

theindependent Friday, September 30, 2016 8:27:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government recognises the urgency that accompanies the ongoing transition process, and the need to recruit and bring on board new commissioners as soon as possible,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Of course they had some success in Mpeketoni, but since that time, we have learnt a lot,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Various security agencies are also coordinating at the border points to intensify security and prevent entry of illegal goods including material that can be used to make explosives,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Tuesday, September 13, 2016 3:07:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 5:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 1:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about The UK ) : "The President has made his counterpart aware of how the ban is affecting farmers," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our Head of State is also seized of the matter,” “As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:04:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our Head of State is also seized of the matter,” “As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe noted : “We are making efforts to protect this trade, not forgetting that we have a number of citizens who enjoy this product,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Funeral arrangements are ongoing led by the joint committee consisting of his family and government representatives,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Funeral arrangements are ongoing led by the joint committee consisting of his family and government representatives,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe noted : “Mzee will be remembered for his defence for justice; his patriotism and the fact that he was proud to be Maasai. We should as a country emulate his virtues and feel proud of our identity, community, culture and most of all our country,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe declared ( about Hassan Wario ) : "We are aware of the concerns that Kenyans have raised on the matter of Olympic kits, accreditation and overall mismanagement of our Olympic team. A few days ago, the Deputy President and CS Wario (Hassan) met with Nike to discuss the contracting and delivery of kits by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya in conjunction with Nike," "At the meeting, it was agreed that Nike will share the kitting contract directly with the National Government in order to foster accountability and transparency. The Ministry of Sports has also met members of the Parliamentary Committee of Labour and Social Welfare, who are in Rio, to discuss the management of the team Kenta. The Parliamentary Committee will proceed to investigate allegations of mismanagement" External link

allafrica Saturday, August 20, 2016 4:30:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Our continued position as government, is that this Bill, as currently constituted, is archaic and poses a threat to the ICT industry," External link

allafrica Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The CS is currently engaging in extensive talks with relevant stakeholders in a bid to broker a tenable way forward on this matter. The Parliamentary Committee on ICT has also extended the public participation period to allow for consensus building," External link

allafrica Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe declared ( about Hassan Wario ) : "We are aware of the concerns that Kenyans have raised on the matter of Olympic kits, accreditation and overall mismanagement of our Olympic team. A few days ago, the Deputy President and CS Wario (Hassan) met with Nike to discuss the contracting and delivery of kits by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya in conjunction with Nike," "At the meeting, it was agreed that Nike will share the kitting contract directly with the National Government in order to foster accountability and transparency. The Ministry of Sports has also met members of the Parliamentary Committee of Labour and Social Welfare, who are in Rio, to discuss the management of the team Kenta. The Parliamentary Committee will proceed to investigate allegations of mismanagement" External link

allafrica Friday, August 19, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “Our continued position as government, is that this Bill, as currently constituted, is archaic and poses a threat to the ICT industry,” External link

nation-ke Friday, August 19, 2016 10:28:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The CS is currently engaging in extensive talks with relevant stakeholders in a bid to broker a tenable way forward on this matter. The Parliamentary Committee on ICT has also extended the public participation period to allow for consensus building,” External link

nation-ke Friday, August 19, 2016 10:28:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We are aware that the number of officials who travelled to Rio superseded the number of athletes, [and] we have therefore, through the [Sports] Ministry asked Nock to provide the entire list of athletes and officials accredited for the Rio games," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 19, 2016 2:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We have put in place a team to come up with ways of addressing it,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 29, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government is taking this as a very serious criminal matter,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 29, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, July 10, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted (the) government of national unity," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Salva Kiir ) : "We join President Salva Kiir and the people of South Sudan in calling for restraint as efforts are being made to restore peace," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Kamila Zarychta ) : "As a region, IGAD remains steadfast and committed if called upon to help in the mediation efforts," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted (the) government of national unity," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Salva Kiir ) : "We join President Salva Kiir and the people of South Sudan in calling for restraint as efforts are being made to restore peace," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Kamila Zarychta ) : "As a region, IGAD remains steadfast and committed if called upon to help in the mediation efforts," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted (the) government of national unity," External link

coastweek Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:53:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Salva Kiir ) : "We join President Salva Kiir and the people of South Sudan in calling for restraint as efforts are being made to restore peace," External link

coastweek Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:53:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Kamila Zarychta ) : "As a region, IGAD remains steadfast and committed if called upon to help in the mediation efforts," External link

coastweek Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:53:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 9, 2016 7:21:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, July 9, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The government supports the street processions," "The police will provide adequate security but we would like to ask the organisers to notify the police early of where they will hold them" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, July 5, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We urge protesters to cooperate with police on timings and routes to be followed for security reasons. Let them organise themselves and ensure no intruder interferes," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, July 4, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government supports the street processions,” “The police will provide adequate security but we would like to ask the organisers to notify the police early of where they will hold them” External link

nation-ke Monday, July 4, 2016 12:27:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : "We particularly encourage the organizers of such processions to cooperate with law enforcement on issues of timings, roads to be followed and ensuring that as an organiser you have adequate personnel to be able to quickly identify any intruder and to have such people prevented from breaking the law in any way," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 3, 2016 11:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : "We express our solidarity with the outrage the Law Society of Kenya has shown, and we would want to assure them that the entire government is not in any way supportive of the alleged actions and those arrested will face the full force of the law. Every effort will be made to ensure that the matter is exhaustively and intensively investigated," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 3, 2016 11:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : “We particularly encourage the organizers of such processions to cooperate with law enforcement on issues of timings, roads to be followed and ensuring that as an organiser you have adequate personnel to be able to quickly identify any intruder and to have such people prevented from breaking the law in any way,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, July 3, 2016 9:02:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : “We express our solidarity with the outrage the Law Society of Kenya has shown, and we would want to assure them that the entire government is not in any way supportive of the alleged actions and those arrested will face the full force of the law. Every effort will be made to ensure that the matter is exhaustively and intensively investigated,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, July 3, 2016 9:02:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We urge protesters to cooperate with police on timings and routes to be followed for security reasons. Let them organise themselves and ensure no intruder interferes," External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It will no longer be business as usual. Anybody who carries a machete, a stone or any other weapon during demonstrations will be dealt with according to the law,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:39:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : “It is not only the big fish that will be targeted. The government will not allow this country to burn because of a few individuals,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:39:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “There have been complaints on social media that the MPs detained at Pangani and Muthaiga police stations were treated with no respect, but I can assure you that they were under the same conditions as other Kenyans in the cells,” External link

nation-ke Friday, June 17, 2016 10:49:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “What we would want to say as a government is that every victory against terrorism is very welcome,” “The pain and suffering of the parents, friends and relatives of those who died in Garissa is still very fresh among us and, therefore, there is a little bit of relief that those who were responsible are finally getting it, although it would have been greater for us if we had an opportunity to bring them to justice” External link

dailytrust Sunday, June 5, 2016 7:12:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Investigations have yielded intelligence to the effect that there are individuals within the country who are working with two neighbouring countries to subvert the government and create conditions of instability, insecurity, lawlessness and strife," External link

coastweek Friday, June 3, 2016 5:38:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "What we would want to say as a government is that every victory against terrorism is very welcome," "The pain and suffering of the parents, friends and relatives of those who died in Garissa is still very fresh among us and, therefore, there is a little bit of relief that those who were responsible are finally getting it, although it would have been greater for us if we had an opportunity to bring them to justice" External link

kenyastar Friday, June 3, 2016 2:04:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Investigations have yielded intelligence to the effect that there are individuals within the country who are working with two neighbouring countries to subvert the government and create conditions of instability, insecurity, lawlessness and strife," External link

coastweek Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:42:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Anybody who collaborates with an enemy of Kenya is also an enemy of Kenya and will be met with swift, full and unmitigated wrath of the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 31, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The Government considers these contemptible undertakings to be a betrayal of Kenya and Kenyans. These are acts of treason,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The Government considers these contemptible undertakings to be a betrayal of Kenya and Kenyans. These are acts of treason,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe stated : “First, it was decided that neither of the parties who had reserved the premises will be permitted to use the grounds on the material day. Both parties are therefore hereby requested to reorganise their activities accordingly,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 30, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "If you confront a police officer, you will be met with necessary and proportionate force," "The law does not allow any officer to forfeit his firearm or to be stoned" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe insisted : "There has to be due process," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “I can tell you they are politicians and it is to destabilize Kenya to create extra-constitutional means they desire so that they can have political power,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "I can tell you they are politicians and it is to destabilize Kenya to create extra-constitutional means they desire so that they can have political power," External link

coastweek Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:18:00 AM EAT



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Eric Kiraithe said ( about Cyrus Oguna ) : “It is my great pleasure and honour to welcome Oguna as the new government spokesman,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:45:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Cyrus Oguna ) : "It is my great pleasure and honour to welcome Oguna as the new government spokesman," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe explained : “The consequences are very simple; if you are living in a country where you are required to produce your identity card at the bank or when you’re sitting an exam, at the end of the day, unless you really want to be inconvenienced, you will have to get it(huduma namba)” External link

kenyan-post Friday, April 26, 2019 12:32:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It is premature to give a comment before seeing the actual details of what the MPs passed,” External link

kenyastar Friday, April 26, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It is premature to give a comment before seeing the actual details of what the MPs passed,” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “When the streets lights are not working, you are denying Kenyans a service they seriously require, especially the service to eradicate crime,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The concept of human rights presumes that in every area where people live they are the owners of that place. They should have control of what happens there, especially if it is likely to prejudice their rights,” External link

kenyastar Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “When the streets lights are not working, you are denying Kenyans a service they seriously require, especially the service to eradicate crime,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The concept of human rights presumes that in every area where people live they are the owners of that place. They should have control of what happens there, especially if it is likely to prejudice their rights,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 29, 2019 1:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The frequent politicking even in media houses cannot bring food to Kenyans," External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 28, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Japhet did not die in vain. He died so that terrorist can be defeated and Kenyans can be rescued from instant death,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 26, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Japheth died as a hero. He died so that Kenyans can be rescued from instant death," External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 25, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We don’t have funds for a lot of fanfare this time round. We need to be a little more economical and commit to things which add value to us,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, November 24, 2017 7:03:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our achievements in terms of infrastructure and foreign investments in the last five years is evidence that we can achieve the status of a medium income fast growing economy even before 2030 if we remain focused,” “We are talking about peasant farmers in the villages, mama mboga in marikiti who ensures your daily supply of fresh vegetables from Kisii, Rift Valley and much maligned matatu drivers and their touts,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:48:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Foreign investors and local entrepreneurs have devoted resources in pursuit of economic development even as the country grapple with election jitters. The government is committed to ensure that economic activities are cushioned from political risks,” External link

coastweek Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:41:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our greatest strength as a country is our independent institutions like security services that have remained steadfast in this election cycle to deter lawlessness and other acts that are injurious to entrepreneurship and national cohesion,” External link

coastweek Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:41:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe clarified : “The allegations that Safaricom was used to rig the August 8 presidential poll is most unfortunate not only because it is false in every material respect, but also known to be false by the makers,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 29, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe concluded : “Those people who purport to speak for the people of Kenya ought to know that Kenya won’t develop on empty rhetoric. The citizens of this country won’t get affordable quality health care, education or even eat unbridled political ambition,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 29, 2017 12:53:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “I urge all of you to put your country first,” External link

kenyan-post Friday, August 25, 2017 7:29:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “So far government relief efforts are ongoing. We’re giving nutritional support through school feeding programmes in affected areas to ensure that no child lacks education because of lack of food,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, August 24, 2017 6:04:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We don't expect people who we have voted to start blackmailing us with payments," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:27:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “We would not want to discuss security procurements but the intention is to strengthen our capabilities which we cannot disclose to the public,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, March 5, 2017 8:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Any country is free to review operations we have assembled to assess and certify whether or not the security of their citizens will be compromised,” External link

coastweek Friday, February 17, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Kenya’s security is perfect and there is no doubt about that. Our country has shown top-class ability to keep her citizens and visitors safe despite the global challenge of terrorism. However, we will not discuss publicly the security measures that we have put in place for obvious reasons,” External link

coastweek Friday, February 17, 2017 12:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “His Excellency the President in particular has been engaged on the reasons for the strike and its consequences. He has dispatched officers at the highest level his office to seek an acceptable way forward and urge all sides towards a resolution,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:16:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe claiming : “the confrontational style that we have seen from the Opposition, which has been more intent on making short-term political points at all costs” External link

nation-ke Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The meeting was briefed on the IAAF stand, which was encouraging, the upgrading of hostels at Kenyatta University and contractors engaged at the hosting venues,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, February 15, 2017 12:54:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked,” External link

newtimes-RW Friday, February 10, 2017 2:44:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked," External link

npr Friday, February 10, 2017 12:20:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe declarou : “Sendo a responsabilidade primordial proteger os quenianos, consideramos que esta decisão deve ser revogada” External link

euronews-pt Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:37:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked,” External link

therepublic Thursday, February 9, 2017 6:54:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Being a government whose cardinal responsibility is first to Kenyans, we feel this decision should be revoked," External link

muscatinejournal Thursday, February 9, 2017 5:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “It is true we have two Kenyans and 90 Somalis who were deported from the US,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, January 26, 2017 11:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "I don't have details of their deportation but it is true there are 90 Somalis and two Kenyans who arrived at JKIA after deportation from the US," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, January 26, 2017 4:08:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “It is true we have two Kenyans and 90 Somalis who were deported from the US,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “I pity citizens of a county whose governor would come and introduce a new project in the name of ‘my’ project,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:36:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We do not have a shortage of politicians, whether in opposition or in the government. You will be replaced faster than you can imagine,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 13, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Somebody can walk around thinking they are [invincible]. But when we arrest you and take you to court, there will be no political vacuum,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 13, 2017 7:29:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Commission ) : “We’ll give local doctors priority but will also consider costs and exposure. The Salary and Numeration Commission has advised us on what we should pay medical personnel,” “When you compare what Kenyans pay for specialised treatment in India with Kenya, you will find we pay more here at home” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:06:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The truth of the matter is that you don't develop an area like Kwale with potential to thrive business-wise by creating insecurity,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, January 2, 2017 8:43:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Zack was arrested by the Ethiopian authorities while walking out of the compound of the client who had contracted his employer, BSS LTD to install a VSAT Satellite in Jijiga," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 17, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is incumbent on Kenyans living abroad to be cognisant of the laws in those countries and make every effort to observe them," "The liberties enjoyed under the Kenyan constitution are not standard across board," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 17, 2016 4:42:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our experts including the foreign affairs ministry will review the revelations before the government can comment. Right now the government cannot comment. The government will issue a comprehensive statement once the review has been done," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, December 11, 2016 4:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The strike is causing incalculable pain and grief across the country," External link

allafrica Wednesday, December 7, 2016 6:11:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The government notes that the selection panel has acted with wisdom to forestall a situation where they end up with a candidate who will finally not win public confidence" External link

allafrica Friday, December 2, 2016 1:37:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government notes that the selection panel has acted with wisdom to forestall a situation where they end up with a candidate who will finally not win public confidence” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 2, 2016 3:02:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe warned : "With the late start and expected early cessation of the short rains, all indications are that the drought will persist into 2017. In the affected areas, vegetation has greatly deteriorated and surface waters have all but run dry," External link

allafrica Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:25:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The team has been sneaking in government ministries and departments picking bits and pieces of projects and misrepresenting them as corrupt and their targets is mainly the big life changing projects initiated by the government,” External link

nation-ke Friday, November 18, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “The government has been closely monitoring the situation and is working with relevant stakeholders to coordinate effective short and long term interventions,” External link

coastweek Friday, November 18, 2016 5:01:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "The government has been closely monitoring the situation and is working with relevant stakeholders to coordinate effective short and long term interventions," External link

coastweek Friday, November 18, 2016 11:56:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The government has been closely monitoring the situation and is working with stakeholders to coordinate effective short and long term interventions," "With the late start of short rains, all indications are that the drought will persist into 2017," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "They will receive a further Sh1.3 billion for interventions including livestock offtake, purchase of hay and concentrates and disease management," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Country security committees, county governments and other stakeholders have been tasked with the responsibility of ensuring this impropriety does not occur," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 18, 2016 10:40:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The Government has instituted these cross sectorial, multi-faceted interventions, to deal with the various faces and implications of this drought crisis. Moving forward, the government remains cognizant of the ever urgent need to meet short term needs while maintaining a long-term strategy," External link

allafrica Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Donald Trump ) : “We are glad that he ( Trump) is targeting criminals. For the other Kenyans who might have reached there for whatever reason, we would urge them to stay within the legal system of the United States,” “You do not have to stay anywhere illegally. There are enough opportunities here,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “There are many Kenyans who are farmers and others are herders and they are making it. So if someone cannot be accommodated legally in another country, the earlier they take a flight and come back home, the better,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:05:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Donald Trump ) : "We are glad that he ( Trump) is targeting criminals. For the other Kenyans who might have reached there for whatever reason, we would urge them to stay within the legal system of the United States," "You do not have to stay anywhere illegally. There are enough opportunities here," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There are many Kenyans who are farmers and others are herders and they are making it. So if someone cannot be accommodated legally in another country, the earlier they take a flight and come back home, the better," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:16:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “When it's [the private jet] properly procured, it’s way much cheaper,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 14, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “At the end of the day, the expenses exceed the cost of getting a fair price for a private jet...Take it this way, if you want to go to Kakamega, then you go to Busia, then you want to go to Kisumu, Kisii, the best thing you can do is to take a helicopter,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 14, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “When it’s [the private jet] properly procured, it’s way much cheaper,” External link

kenya-today Monday, November 14, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “At the end of the day, the expenses exceed the cost of getting a fair price for a private jet…Take it this way, if you want to go to Kakamega, then you go to Busia, then you want to go to Kisumu, Kisii, the best thing you can do is to take a helicopter,” External link

kenya-today Monday, November 14, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We understand the deep concern of families and members of the public following this grievous event. We humbly ask that the public and media be patient with the difficult and ongoing rescue and recovery exercise," External link

coastweek Saturday, November 12, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "On November 12, all examiners will report for actual marking of candidate scripts. Processing of KCPE examination results will be done concurrently," External link

thestarkenya Friday, November 11, 2016 7:31:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We understand the deep concern of families and members of the public following this grievous event. We humbly ask that the public and media be patient with the difficult and ongoing rescue and recovery exercise," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, November 11, 2016 2:06:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Search ) : “Search and rescue operations are underway and we have received extensive support from locals. The number of people who were in the building at the time of the incident has not not been confirmed. However, a number of them are assumed to be construction workers,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 10, 2016 11:44:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe ameandika : “Sehemu ya jumba iliporomoka na kuua watu 12. Watu sita wametolewa kutoka kwenye vifusi vya jengo hilo wakiwa hai kufikia sasa,” External link

mtanzania Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:08:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 11, 2016 11:33:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 9, 2016 5:10:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 8, 2016 5:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence,” External link

shabelle Saturday, October 8, 2016 1:18:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "There was intelligence on the intention to attack but there was no actual and accurate intelligence," External link

standardmedia Friday, October 7, 2016 2:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "but there was no actual and accurate specific intelligence on this particular attack," External link

ABCnews Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:20:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "On Saturday the leader of ODM was reported calling on his supporters from around the country to take up arms and forcibly eject IEBC commissioners from their offices," "Of course the motive was to get himself arrested and thus justify a notion that the government of the day is suppressing the opposition" External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 6, 2016 5:39:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We made good progress over the weekend. Let us give them (intergovernmental team) a little time. This thing is an emergency. It is a lot of work because each person’s package has to be determined,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, October 4, 2016 4:39:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “wants to see the process expedited,” External link

theindependent Friday, September 30, 2016 8:27:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government recognises the urgency that accompanies the ongoing transition process, and the need to recruit and bring on board new commissioners as soon as possible,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 27, 2016 5:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Of course they had some success in Mpeketoni, but since that time, we have learnt a lot,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Various security agencies are also coordinating at the border points to intensify security and prevent entry of illegal goods including material that can be used to make explosives,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 16, 2016 9:47:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Tuesday, September 13, 2016 3:07:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 10:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 5:22:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Our Head of State is also seized of the matter," "As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 1:28:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about The UK ) : "The President has made his counterpart aware of how the ban is affecting farmers," External link

allafrica Monday, September 12, 2016 1:09:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our Head of State is also seized of the matter,” “As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:04:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Our Head of State is also seized of the matter,” “As a country, we were surprised by the ban, we did not expect it, but we are now working towards a diplomatic solution,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe noted : “We are making efforts to protect this trade, not forgetting that we have a number of citizens who enjoy this product,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 5:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Funeral arrangements are ongoing led by the joint committee consisting of his family and government representatives,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “Funeral arrangements are ongoing led by the joint committee consisting of his family and government representatives,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe noted : “Mzee will be remembered for his defence for justice; his patriotism and the fact that he was proud to be Maasai. We should as a country emulate his virtues and feel proud of our identity, community, culture and most of all our country,” External link

capitalfm Friday, September 9, 2016 4:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe declared ( about Hassan Wario ) : "We are aware of the concerns that Kenyans have raised on the matter of Olympic kits, accreditation and overall mismanagement of our Olympic team. A few days ago, the Deputy President and CS Wario (Hassan) met with Nike to discuss the contracting and delivery of kits by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya in conjunction with Nike," "At the meeting, it was agreed that Nike will share the kitting contract directly with the National Government in order to foster accountability and transparency. The Ministry of Sports has also met members of the Parliamentary Committee of Labour and Social Welfare, who are in Rio, to discuss the management of the team Kenta. The Parliamentary Committee will proceed to investigate allegations of mismanagement" External link

allafrica Saturday, August 20, 2016 4:30:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Our continued position as government, is that this Bill, as currently constituted, is archaic and poses a threat to the ICT industry," External link

allafrica Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The CS is currently engaging in extensive talks with relevant stakeholders in a bid to broker a tenable way forward on this matter. The Parliamentary Committee on ICT has also extended the public participation period to allow for consensus building," External link

allafrica Saturday, August 20, 2016 12:31:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe declared ( about Hassan Wario ) : "We are aware of the concerns that Kenyans have raised on the matter of Olympic kits, accreditation and overall mismanagement of our Olympic team. A few days ago, the Deputy President and CS Wario (Hassan) met with Nike to discuss the contracting and delivery of kits by the National Olympic Committee of Kenya in conjunction with Nike," "At the meeting, it was agreed that Nike will share the kitting contract directly with the National Government in order to foster accountability and transparency. The Ministry of Sports has also met members of the Parliamentary Committee of Labour and Social Welfare, who are in Rio, to discuss the management of the team Kenta. The Parliamentary Committee will proceed to investigate allegations of mismanagement" External link

allafrica Friday, August 19, 2016 12:42:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “Our continued position as government, is that this Bill, as currently constituted, is archaic and poses a threat to the ICT industry,” External link

nation-ke Friday, August 19, 2016 10:28:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The CS is currently engaging in extensive talks with relevant stakeholders in a bid to broker a tenable way forward on this matter. The Parliamentary Committee on ICT has also extended the public participation period to allow for consensus building,” External link

nation-ke Friday, August 19, 2016 10:28:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We are aware that the number of officials who travelled to Rio superseded the number of athletes, [and] we have therefore, through the [Sports] Ministry asked Nock to provide the entire list of athletes and officials accredited for the Rio games," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 19, 2016 2:03:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “We have put in place a team to come up with ways of addressing it,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 29, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government is taking this as a very serious criminal matter,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 29, 2016 11:04:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, July 10, 2016 4:05:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted (the) government of national unity," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Salva Kiir ) : "We join President Salva Kiir and the people of South Sudan in calling for restraint as efforts are being made to restore peace," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Kamila Zarychta ) : "As a region, IGAD remains steadfast and committed if called upon to help in the mediation efforts," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted (the) government of national unity," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Salva Kiir ) : "We join President Salva Kiir and the people of South Sudan in calling for restraint as efforts are being made to restore peace," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Kamila Zarychta ) : "As a region, IGAD remains steadfast and committed if called upon to help in the mediation efforts," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, July 10, 2016 1:11:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted (the) government of national unity," External link

coastweek Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:53:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Salva Kiir ) : "We join President Salva Kiir and the people of South Sudan in calling for restraint as efforts are being made to restore peace," External link

coastweek Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:53:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said ( about Kamila Zarychta ) : "As a region, IGAD remains steadfast and committed if called upon to help in the mediation efforts," External link

coastweek Sunday, July 10, 2016 12:53:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 9, 2016 8:59:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 9, 2016 7:21:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It is with deep disappointment that our Government has learned of a fresh wave of fighting in Juba, South Sudan involving factions of the recently constituted Government of National Unity,” External link

capitalfm Saturday, July 9, 2016 12:36:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "The government supports the street processions," "The police will provide adequate security but we would like to ask the organisers to notify the police early of where they will hold them" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, July 5, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We urge protesters to cooperate with police on timings and routes to be followed for security reasons. Let them organise themselves and ensure no intruder interferes," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, July 4, 2016 4:06:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The government supports the street processions,” “The police will provide adequate security but we would like to ask the organisers to notify the police early of where they will hold them” External link

nation-ke Monday, July 4, 2016 12:27:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : "We particularly encourage the organizers of such processions to cooperate with law enforcement on issues of timings, roads to be followed and ensuring that as an organiser you have adequate personnel to be able to quickly identify any intruder and to have such people prevented from breaking the law in any way," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 3, 2016 11:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : "We express our solidarity with the outrage the Law Society of Kenya has shown, and we would want to assure them that the entire government is not in any way supportive of the alleged actions and those arrested will face the full force of the law. Every effort will be made to ensure that the matter is exhaustively and intensively investigated," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 3, 2016 11:24:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : “We particularly encourage the organizers of such processions to cooperate with law enforcement on issues of timings, roads to be followed and ensuring that as an organiser you have adequate personnel to be able to quickly identify any intruder and to have such people prevented from breaking the law in any way,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, July 3, 2016 9:02:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : “We express our solidarity with the outrage the Law Society of Kenya has shown, and we would want to assure them that the entire government is not in any way supportive of the alleged actions and those arrested will face the full force of the law. Every effort will be made to ensure that the matter is exhaustively and intensively investigated,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, July 3, 2016 9:02:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "We urge protesters to cooperate with police on timings and routes to be followed for security reasons. Let them organise themselves and ensure no intruder interferes," External link

standardmedia Sunday, July 3, 2016 6:13:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “It will no longer be business as usual. Anybody who carries a machete, a stone or any other weapon during demonstrations will be dealt with according to the law,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:39:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe added : “It is not only the big fish that will be targeted. The government will not allow this country to burn because of a few individuals,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, June 18, 2016 12:39:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “There have been complaints on social media that the MPs detained at Pangani and Muthaiga police stations were treated with no respect, but I can assure you that they were under the same conditions as other Kenyans in the cells,” External link

nation-ke Friday, June 17, 2016 10:49:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “What we would want to say as a government is that every victory against terrorism is very welcome,” “The pain and suffering of the parents, friends and relatives of those who died in Garissa is still very fresh among us and, therefore, there is a little bit of relief that those who were responsible are finally getting it, although it would have been greater for us if we had an opportunity to bring them to justice” External link

dailytrust Sunday, June 5, 2016 7:12:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Investigations have yielded intelligence to the effect that there are individuals within the country who are working with two neighbouring countries to subvert the government and create conditions of instability, insecurity, lawlessness and strife," External link

coastweek Friday, June 3, 2016 5:38:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "What we would want to say as a government is that every victory against terrorism is very welcome," "The pain and suffering of the parents, friends and relatives of those who died in Garissa is still very fresh among us and, therefore, there is a little bit of relief that those who were responsible are finally getting it, although it would have been greater for us if we had an opportunity to bring them to justice" External link

kenyastar Friday, June 3, 2016 2:04:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "Investigations have yielded intelligence to the effect that there are individuals within the country who are working with two neighbouring countries to subvert the government and create conditions of instability, insecurity, lawlessness and strife," External link

coastweek Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:42:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "Anybody who collaborates with an enemy of Kenya is also an enemy of Kenya and will be met with swift, full and unmitigated wrath of the law," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 31, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The Government considers these contemptible undertakings to be a betrayal of Kenya and Kenyans. These are acts of treason,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : “The Government considers these contemptible undertakings to be a betrayal of Kenya and Kenyans. These are acts of treason,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 31, 2016 11:48:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe stated : “First, it was decided that neither of the parties who had reserved the premises will be permitted to use the grounds on the material day. Both parties are therefore hereby requested to reorganise their activities accordingly,” External link

capitalfm Monday, May 30, 2016 7:34:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe said : "If you confront a police officer, you will be met with necessary and proportionate force," "The law does not allow any officer to forfeit his firearm or to be stoned" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe insisted : "There has to be due process," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:07:00 AM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : “I can tell you they are politicians and it is to destabilize Kenya to create extra-constitutional means they desire so that they can have political power,” External link

coastweek Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:57:00 PM EAT

Eric Kiraithe told : "I can tell you they are politicians and it is to destabilize Kenya to create extra-constitutional means they desire so that they can have political power," External link

coastweek Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:18:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
government spokesman35.07%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
spokesman34.11%EN10/23/201723/10/2017
spokesperson10.27%EN08/24/201724/08/2017
government spokesperson9.32%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
national government spokesperson0.96%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
porte-parole du gouvernement kényan0.27%FR03/19/201719/03/2017
kenyan government spokesman1.37%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
porta-voz0.14%PT02/09/201709/02/2017
yesterday government spokesman0.27%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
kenya government spokesman0.14%EN10/06/201606/10/2016
national government spokesman0.41%EN09/29/201629/09/2016
sossion government spokesman0.14%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
prayers beyond boundaries ministries government spokesman0.27%EN05/31/201631/05/2016
head of security2.47%EN08/09/201309/08/2013
chef3.01%FR08/08/201308/08/2013
police spokesman1.51%EN01/04/201304/01/2013
portavoz0.14%ES03/27/200927/03/2009
porte-parole0.14%FR10/25/200725/10/2007
Names Lang Count
Eric KiraitheEN54.69%
Eric KiraitheFR8.30%
Eric KiraitheSW7.62%
Eric KiraithePT7.62%
Eric KiraitheES7.48%
Eric KiraitheEU7.48%
Erick KiraitheEN5.31%
Erick KiraitheFR0.68%
Erik KiraitheNL0.41%
Eric KiraitheSO0.41%
Eric KaraitheEN0.00%


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