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DP Ruto allied MPs now say they will back the BBI report,they however are opposed to using public funds in rallies

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691 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,21ST JAN 2020-Political leaders among them MPS  allied to the deputy president William Ruto says they will fully back the BBI rallies to help drum up support.Lead by  Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen , the leaders announced that all Jubilee Party leaders had resolved to join ODM Party leader Raila Odinga in his BBI consultative meetings. The leaders who addressed the press  from Serena Hotel in Nairobi on Tuesday included  the Senate majority leader and a group of Jubilee Senators and MPs, including…

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Odinga says the handshake which birthed BBI has won international acclaim

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353 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KAKAMEGA,18TH JAN,2020-Orange Democratic Movement Leader Raila Odinga says ‘the handshake’ is symbolic of Kenya’s political unity and it has even attracted international attention. Speaking during the Building Bridges Initiative forum in Kakamega county Bukhungu Stadium, Saturday, the opposition leader noted the handshake has worked for the greater good of the country. Raila said that he and President Uhuru have been invited to the United States for two days early next month to speak about the handshake. “The president and I have been invited to…

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Make Good your threats to Deface ODM party Offices,Philip Etale tells Didmus Barasa

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519 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,2ND  DEC 2019- The announcement by Kimilili member of parliament DidMus Barasa that he will organize  Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party offices to be defaced has prompted the party’s  communications director Philip Etale  speak. Etale through a post on his twitter account on Monday afternoon  dared Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa to make good his threats to deface party offices in Bungoma. The law maker had on  Saturday, threatened to have the ODM party offices repainted should his trademark maroon cap not be returned.…

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Senator Murkomen Heckled At BBI Report Unveiling At Bomas

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3,230 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,27TH NOV 2019-Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen was on Wednesday heckled as he presented his views at the Bomas of Kenya during the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report unveiling to the public. Murkomen was booed  by members of the public present at the report unveiling event. Murkomen who the  senate majority leader was irked by the programme coordinators especially the MC Junet Mohammed for apparently leaving out leaders whose views differed. “We must have an honest opinion, even the way Junet is running…

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Imran Okoth officially begins his task as Kibra legislature after been sworn in

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1,788 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,19TH NOV 2019-Kibra MP-elect Bernard Otieno Okoth was sworn in on Tuesday following his win during the by-election on November 7. He took the oath at the rise of the House in a ceremony presided over by Speaker Justin Muturi. The lawmaker was in the company of Mathare MP Anthony Oluoch and his nominated counterpart Maina Kamanda. Imran gannered 24, 636 votes  to win against 23 other contestants. Jubilee’s candidate McDonald Mariga came in second with 11, 230 votes while Musalia Mudavadi’s ANC candidate …

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The big divide :ODM says its ready to give Cleophas Malala a direct ticket as rifts between ODM ,ANC widens

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5,204 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KAKAMEGA,17TH NOV 2019-The differences between Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party  and the Amani national Congress  party (ANC ) continues to widen  after the latter promised to hand Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala a direct ticket should Amani National Congress expel him. The Musalia Mudavadi-led party suspended Mr Malala from the party on Friday for supporting the ODM candidate Bernard Imran Okoth in the November 7 Kibra by-election. On Sunday, ODM Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna said the Raila Odinga-led party is well aware of the tribulations Mr…

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Jubilee secretary general Raphael Tuju in trouble as A section of legislatures asks him to resign

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2,299 total views, no views today BY ANN MUNENE,NAIROBI,22ND JUNE 2019- A section of Jubilee members of parliament have asked  the Party’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju to either resign or be sacked.They accuse Tuju of  allegedly fueling division within the ruling party. The Mps who are allied to Deputy President William Ruto’s faction dubbed ‘tanga tanga’ claim Tuju was a key member of the ‘Stop Ruto movement’. The legislators cited an audio clip doing rounds on social media, featuring voices suspected to be those of Tuju and Kiambu politician George Nyanja. “We…

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Those in Opposition camp seeking Kenyatta’s endorsement for presidency should first join Jubilee-Central Kenya legislatures

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2,337 total views, no views today BY  DPPS, MUKURWEINI, Kenya, Jun 15 – The Opposition politicians seeking  presidential endorsement   in 2022 by President Uhuru Kenyatta  should   first join the Jubilee Party.This is according to a section of Jubilee party members from Central region. The legislatures , however, noted that joining Jubilee would not be a sufficient condition to getting the party’s presidential ticket. They said every candidate would have to be exposed to stiff competition that is informed by his or her ideas and development record. Speaking on Saturday in Mukurweini, Nyeri…

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Am Ready to work with you for the sake of Kenya,Gideon Moi tells Wiper party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka

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1,605 total views, no views today BY KORIR JUMA/CORRESPONDENT,KITUI,9TH  JUNE,2019-Baringo Senator Gideon Moi says he is ready to work with Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka for the sake of a united,cohesive and stable Kenya. Speaking at a fundraiser in Kitui Muthale parish on Sunday upon the invitation of his friend Kitui Senator Enoch Wambua, Moi said Kalonzo is a man of integrity and he wouldn’t mind working with him. “Kalonzo you are like-minded, a man of integrity and I respect you for that and those are the people we can work together,”…

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Raila defends Matiang’i on fake gold scandal

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714 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,25TH MAY,2019-Opposition leader Raila Odinga has defended Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on the allegations linking him to the fake gold scandal.  The opposition leader spoke about this during the burial of Gusii medic David Ombati in Kitutu Chache North in Kisii County on Friday. Raila said that they  President Uhuru Kenyatta and himself  decided to give the Interior docket to Matiang’i because they trust he will deal with corrupt leaders accordingly. “Matiang’i is doing a great job. He worked in my office when…

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Keep off ODM leader Raila Odinga, ODM Mps warn DP Ruto and his allies

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1,956 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,17TH MARCH 2019-The Deputy President William Ruto and his allies  have been warned to keep off ODM leader Raila Odinga and desist from unwarranted  attacks directed at him.The warning has come from Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) legislators who says they will not allow. Addressing the press on Sunday,the lawmakers led by Party Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna, they accused Ruto  of being against the fight against corruption and discontented with the March 9, 2018 handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr. Odinga. “The handshake was…

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Claims that am in to divide Jubilee party are neither here or there-Odinga

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2,016 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,9TH MARCH 2091-Opposition leader Raila Odinga has refuted claims that his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta, is engineered to divide the Jubilee Party. While speaking in Kilifi on Saturday the Deputy president who not been happy since the two leaders agreed to bury their differences and unite Kenyans said Odinga was keen in bringing the ruling party down. “Raila is not in jubilee, he does not join jubilee meetings and I am not in Cabinet,” Odinga said on Saturday at Serena Hotel, Nairobi…

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Ignore current political events,DP Ruto tells Kenyans

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1,346 total views, no views today By DPPS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 27 – Deputy President William Ruto says Kenyans need not to be anxious about the ongoing political events in the country. He said Kenya is past the politics that is based on individuals and ethnicity. Speaking at the Enchorro Emuny Presbyterian Church of East Africa in Ngong, Kajiado County today, the Deputy President said leaders should embrace the kind of politics that is founded on issues of development. “We are past the elections period. This is not the time to talk about…

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Family Mark 25 years since the demise of First vice president Jaramagi Oginga Odinga

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1,300 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,BONDO,20TH JAN 2019-Nyamira ACK Church in Bondo was a beehive of activities on Sunday after the family of Kenya’s first Vice President Jaramogi Oginga Odinga held a special commemorative service to mark 25 years since his death which occurred on January 20, 1994. After the service the family member among them Jaramogi’s son Raila Odinga and leaders present proceeded to the Jaramaogi Oginga Odinga Mausoleum where they llaid the wreath. Among key figures at that event was Mr Muhoho Kenyatta, the President’s younger brother…

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