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August 13, 2015 - 1 Comments

MPs from western Kenya have said they turned down an invitation to State House to discuss a trade agreement on sugar imports. On Thursday, 11 MPs in the Western Kenya Parliamentary Caucus told journalists they...

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July 27, 2015 - 0 Comments

Opposition leaders on Monday revealed details of the memorandum they presented to US President Barack Obama on Sunday. In the document, Mr Raila Odinga (ODM), Mr Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Mr Moses Wetang’ula (Ford-Kenya) and Ms Martha Karua...

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July 9, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 8 – The National Cohesion and Integration Commission has now written to the Inspector General of Police to arrest and prosecute Gatundu South legislator Moses Kuria over incitement. NCIC Chairman Francis Ole...

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July 4, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 4 – Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka on Saturday broke his silence and unleashed a scathing attack on the Jubilee administration for abetting corruption. In a strongly worded statement, Musyoka accused the government...

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June 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 22 – Interior Principal Secretary Monica Juma says she is comfortable with her current post at Harambee House despite rejection by the National Assembly of her nomination as Secretary to the Cabinet....

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June 21, 2015 - 0 Comments

Rosemary Odinga has called upon Kibra residents to seize an early opportunity to register for national IDs in what will probably further fuel speculations over her intentions to vie for an elective position the 2017...

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June 20, 2015 - 0 Comments

KITUI, Kenya June 20 – Deputy President William Ruto has assured members of the Kamba community, that the Jubilee administration is not targeting them following the arraignment of suspended CS Charity Ngilu. Ruto took time...

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June 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 17 – Nominated MP Johnson Sakaja says his Bill seeking to boost hiring of youths in the public service is not aimed at restricting persons aged above 35 years from seeking employment...

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June 16, 2015 - 0 Comments

The Senate will be abolished, if MPs have their way. The National Assembly members yesterday responded to their colleagues’ demands for a referendum to strengthen the Senate during a special sitting on Monday, saying Kenyans...

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June 11, 2015 - 0 Comments

Motorists, and by extension the public, will pay more to meet transport costs after the National Treasury increased taxes on fuel to raise more revenue to fund the Sh2.1 trillion Budget unveiled Thursday. Also caught...

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May 30, 2015 - 0 Comments

Deputy President William Ruto is on Sunday scheduled to make his sixth trip to Kisii since he was elected, a day after Opposition leader Raila Odinga called on youths in his strongholds to register as voters...

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May 23, 2015 - 0 Comments

Amani Coalition leader Musalia Mudavadi has dismissed, as a waste of time, a campaign by a section of Luhya politicians to field a single presidential candidate from the community in 2017. Mr Mudavadi said there...

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May 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

Emuhaya’s Wilber Ottichilo has been ranked as the elected MP with the highest approval rating from his constituents, according to a new survey by Infotrak Research & Consulting. Dr Ottichilo, 53, is a second-term MP,...

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May 18, 2015 - 0 Comments

Prof John Krop Lonyangapuo of West Pokot is the highest ranked Senator in the country, with an approval rating of 74.5 per cent. He is followed by Mike Sonko of Nairobi, whose approval rating is...

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May 17, 2015 - 0 Comments

Six Jubilee MPs on Sunday said ODM leader Raila Odinga should forego his pension if he still intends to be on the ballot. Deputy President William Ruto also said he would back President Kenyatta for re-election and...

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May 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

Cord leader Raila Odinga effectively entered the race for the 2017 presidential elections when he said age is not a hindrance. Raila spoke when he launched another campaign tool on Thursday night and said: “There...

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May 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta has declined to assent to a Bill which could have handed Cord leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka millions of shillings in retirement benefits. Government officials cited the two leaders’ active involvement...

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May 15, 2015 - 0 Comments

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Thursday night launched another campaign tool as he kicks off plans for his 2017 Presidential bid. Mr Odinga told guests at the cocktail event hosted at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga...

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