News reviews, readers opinion on Kenyan political landscape

ANYANG’ NYONG’O: Presidential system will always be prone to cries and instability

March 23, 2019

HANDSHAKE EXPLAINED Government of national unity could still provide a useful model for building coalitions in future parliamentary governments In Summary • Without a doubt, it is no longer a secret that the presidency is deeply fractured and that, in that institution, the centre can no longer hold. By Anyang’ Nyong’o President Uhuru Kenyatta and […]

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Referendum, 2022 election campaigns insensitive, ignorant of people’s needs

February 24, 2019

There have been numerous calls from the Executive to desist and suspend 2022 campaigns and the obsession of mulling about who is best suited to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta. That clarion call has been adopted mainly to focus on service delivery and remove attention from succession politics as that heightens tensions in the country and […]

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Raila reveals reason he went easy on Uhuru, dismisses Ruto’s dynasty talk

February 21, 2019

Opposition chief Raila Odinga has dismissed claims his pact with President Uhuru Kenyatta is a ploy by dynasties to block Deputy President William Ruto from ascending to the presidency. Asked about claims the 2022 presidential elections is a competition between dynasties – powerful families that have influenced the country’s politics since independence – against the […]

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Stop meddling and bullying if you want fair polls –former CJ Mutunga

February 13, 2019

IEBC chairman Wefula Chebukati with former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga during the launch of the Post -Election Evaluation Report for the 2017 General and Repeat Presidential Elections at the KICC yesterday /VICTOR IMBOTO Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has called on politicians to keep off election management if they want to foster free, fair and […]

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Uhuru’s order triggers debate on Matiang’i position in Executive pecking order

January 23, 2019

In an executive order dated January 21, President Uhuru Kenyatta directed that the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government shall be the chairperson of the National Development Implementation and Communication Cabinet Committee. For clarity, the Executive Order did not name anybody to the office but it did allocate the role to an […]

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Tana River MCAs threaten to impeach governor Dhadho over abuse of office

January 20, 2019

A section of Tana River MCAs has fired back at governor Dhadho Godhana who on Thursday accused them of mismanaging ward bursary funds. The 23 ward reps on Sunday said the county government has been using underhand tactics to make them look bad in the eyes of their electorate. The MCAs have now threatened to […]

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