WANDETO: Rethink scrapping of small constituencies

Due to proximity to Nairobi there is “weekday migration” to the city from Nyeri and Murang’a but these residents maintain a home and have economic interests especially in coffee, tea, dairy and horticulture, in their rural areas.

~ Daily Nation

Related Articles

100%

World Bank's project causes rifts in counties

A World Bank infrastructure development programme targeting counties is threatening to tear some of the devolved units apart as divisions emerge among leaders over identification of areas to benefit.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 3, 2019
87%

Sectors counties need to focus on to grow

The inaugural Gross County Product (GCP) report broke down Kenya’s economic activities in the devolved units with a view to helping planners channel resources to sectors with the greatest need, as well as those with the highest promise for quick r...

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 13, 2019
82%

An ‘invisible hand’ is steering integration

Kenya, for its part, has been stewing over the failure of the majority of the EAC members to finalise the economic partnership agreement (EPA) with the European Union, so that, especially its flowers, the crown jewel of its economy, can continue e...

The East African , Kenya Feb 10, 2019
82%

President Museveni makes case for African integration

During the 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union Heads of State in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, President Yoweri Museveni delivered a paper making a case for Africa's economic and political integration.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 12, 2019
81%

Concerns over oil spills as exploration gathers pace

There is need for prompt and effective action taken to minimise any damage which may result from oil pollution due to the increased shipping activities that might be brought about by the completion and functioning of the Lamu Port,” said Mr Khatib.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 12, 2019
81%

DP Ruto: Politicians, not poll agency to blame for election chaos

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 8 – Deputy President William Ruto has dismissed claims that mismanaged elections are at the heart of constant political upheavals in the country.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 8, 2019
79%

Why chaos, violence continues in Nigeria’s Kaduna state

This year, tensions have been triggered by Governor El-Rufai’s decision to make the gubernatorial election a Muslim affair and this has increased the likelihood of post-election violence especially if the electoral processes are not transparent.

IOL , South Africa Feb 13, 2019
77%

Candidates, electorate’s health suffers as campaigns intensify ahead of polls | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

The Guardian investigations revealed that politicians are increasingly prone to ill health this season, as the need to visit nearly every part of the country in furtherance of political campaigns puts enormous pressure on them; and sleep problems,...

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019
77%

Education Ministry campaign to trace 130,000 students yet to join Form 1

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 7- The Ministry of Education has launched a National Last Mile Campaign that that seeks to trace 130,000 students who are yet to join Form 1.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 7, 2019
77%

Supposing Nnamdi Kanu is right about President Buhari and Nigeria? (3)

Kanu has always stated publicly his unflinching commitment to the restoration of Biafra, that is, to the quest for self-determination by Ndigbo and their immediate neighbours because, according to him, Nigeria is an illegitimate child of imperiali...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 9, 2019
77%

IN FULL | Read President Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the nation address

On the basis of the report and recommendations of the High Level Review Panel on the State Security Agency, which was chaired by former Minister Sydney Mufamadi, I will soon be announcing a number of urgent steps to enable the reconstitution of a ...

Times Live , South Africa Feb 7, 2019
77%

#SONA2019: Read President Cyril Ramaphosa's full speech

On the basis of the report and recommendations of the High Level Review Panel on the State Security Agency, which was chaired by former Minister Sydney Mufamadi, I will soon be announcing a number of urgent steps to enable the reconstitution of a ...

IOL , South Africa Feb 7, 2019
77%

FULL TEXT: 'Let us grasp our future with both hands', says President Cyril Ramaphosa in SONA 2019 speech

On the basis of the report and recommendations of the High Level Review Panel on the State Security Agency, which was chaired by former Minister Sydney Mufamadi, I will soon be announcing a number of urgent steps to enable the reconstitution of a ...

News 24 , South Africa Feb 7, 2019
76%

[MUST READ] President Ramaphosa's 2019 Sona

On the basis of the report and recommendations of the High Level Review Panel on the State Security Agency, which was chaired by former Minister Sydney Mufamadi, I will soon be announcing a number of urgent steps to enable the reconstitution of a ...

EWN , South Africa Feb 6, 2019
76%

SONA 2019: Full text of Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech

On the basis of the report and recommendations of the High Level Review Panel on the State Security Agency, which was chaired by former Minister Sydney Mufamadi, I will soon be announcing a number of urgent steps to enable the reconstitution of a ...

The South African , South Africa Feb 7, 2019
75%

24-hour cities are the next frontier in trade and commerce

They operate round the clock with the aim of catering for their flexible clientele who might be engaged at hours when they are closed for business.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 10, 2019
75%

Warri Federal Constituency: We must review the Candidates’ Score Card of Service

In our recent publication online on the 10th (https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/warri-federal-constituency-why-we-must-send-our-best-legislator-to-the-house/) and in print on the 13th of January in the Vanguard newspaper, we did gave clear reaso...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 7, 2019
75%

Census: Lies, half truths and fears of Bungoma residents

The leaders spoke on Saturday during the funeral of former police officer Mzee Cebastine Kimuna at Mukhweya village in Kabuchai constituency, Bungoma.

The Star , Kenya Feb 3, 2019
75%

Doris Uboh: ‘Madam Minimum Wage’ For Senate

Uboh, an American trained engineer and one time member of the House of Representatives, 2007-2011, is one lady whose pattern of politics has redefined the ideology of service, and raised the bar of representation beyond satisfying the desire of co...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019
74%

We’re not afraid of arrest, nurses tell Uhuru, say strike will persist

Murang’a, Tana River, Nakuru, Siaya, Kakamega, Narok, Makueni, Bomet, Busia and Uasin Gishu are expected to join the strike next week.

The Star , Kenya Feb 13, 2019