The enemy heard him speak, but it is time to respect the freedom of expression after Kenyans fought for pluralism for many years.
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The legislator notes that the peace enjoyed in the Rift Valley is a product of the good working relationship between President Kenyatta and Dr Ruto, a scenario that he will guard jealously to ensure the status quo remains.
A furious President Kenyatta took MP Moses Kuria head on yesterday over claims the government had neglected infrastructure projects in Mt Kenya region.
Of course, no one can ignore the potential for mischief with a Judiciary that is re-acquiring the bad old habits — as seen in the return of those ridiculous court orders giving suspects of white-collar crime virtual immunity from investigation and...
Tuju who spoke to journalists at the party headquarters on Wednesday afternoon dismissed claims that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s outfit is on the verge of disintegrating due to the 2022 succession race.
Mr Kenyatta reiterated that he is committed to working with National Super Alliance principal and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga to see the whole of Kenya developed.
No region, community or Kenyan will be left behind now or in future,” he wrote on Twitter, in the wake of complaints that central Kenya, where the President comes from, had received little in terms of development projects.
He pointed out that he does not easily bow to threats and went on to rap leaders who want citizens of particular areas to benefit simply because those in powerful positions are from those regions.
Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri on Tuesday led a peaceful demonstration in Nakuru town in protest against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s dismissal of politicians saying he has ignored the Mt Kenya region.
Mr Wa Iria said every elected leader has a role to play in the development agenda of his or her constituents and should prioritise on this instead of engaging in political bickering.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11- A section of Amani National Congress lawmakers have joined other political leaders in supporting President Uhuru Kenyatta development agenda.
They want to fill the vacuum left by the confusion in the President’s turf — following his deal with Ruto before last year’s polls and the MoU with ODM leader Raila Odinga on March 9 during the handshake.
He was responding to remarks by Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria during New Year Eve where he said Uhuru has totally ignored the Mt Kenya region as he launches projects in perceived opposition strongholds.
They cautioned endless political rhetoric may continue to threaten the very positive gains of the handshake thus putting Jubilee Big Four agenda at risk of collapse.
Twenty acres of the Mama Ngina Water Front Park in Mombasa have been grabbed, National Land Commission chairman Mohammed Swazuri disclosed on Thursday.
Each time we cornered him, even at the Sagana Summit, he would show up with the deputy president, the late Joseph Nkaissery or Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, making it hard for us to speak regional issues,” a source said.
Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria and his Bahati counterpart Kimani Ngunjiri have been vocal in calling out the Jubilee administration for sidelining Mt Kenya.
Even as he pulls out all the stops to ensure a legacy that midwifes critical and transformative national development, the URP camp, allied to Dr Ruto, only seems hell-bent on fighting to retain power — which they already have anyway.
, KISUMU, Kenya, Jan 12 – President Uhuru Kenyatta, his Deputy William Ruto and Opposition chief Raila Odinga have all called on leaders to shun divisive politics and embrace unity to ensure peace in the country.
In a strongly worded statement, more than 20 former and elected leaders including political bigwigs in the region led by former presidential candidates Martha Karua and Peter Kenneth said those aggrieved should use the right channels without disre...
But the revolt has now been amplified by the fierce succession debate sweeping the region and fears that Uhuru was slowly turning his back on Ruto in favour of Raila and other opposition candidates.