NASA, Jubilee talk tough ahead of Raila swearing

NASA, Jubilee talk tough ahead of Raila swearing

NASA and Jubilee troops are taking hardline positions ahead of the January 30 planned swearing-in of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka as the people’s President and deputy, respectively. While Raila and his NASA brigade yesterday vowed there was no stopping the event until they “reach Canaan”, Jubilee diehards dared them to go ahead with the function on pain of dire consequences. Taking no chances, Jubilee further plans to lock the NASA team out of Uhuru…

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Museveni to open EALA tomorrow

Museveni to open EALA tomorrow

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will tomorrow officially open the first session of the fourth East Africa Legislative Assembly. A programme seen by the Star yesterday indicates 54 EALA lawmakers from six East African Community member states were scheduled to arrive in Kampala, Uganda, yesterday. They will conduct House business until February 9. Museveni, who is the chairman of the Summit of East Africa Community Heads of State, will deliver the State of EAC Address in…

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Wetlands in Nairobi under threat, environmentalist

Wetlands in Nairobi under threat, environmentalist

The Lands ministry and the Nairobi county government are on the spot for allowing premises to be erected on wetlands. National Environment Complaints Committee Secretary John Chumo yesterday said wetlands have been encroached on, blocked and destroyed. “There’s need to have those who have encroached on them explain how they got title deeds since encroaching on them is like encroaching on a road reserve,” Chumo said on the phone. The damage already done on wetlands…

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Revoke NASA leaders’ visas, Kega urges embassies

Revoke NASA leaders’ visas, Kega urges embassies

Foreign embassies should revoke the visas of MPs supporting the swearing-in of Raila Odinga as the People’s President, Kieni MP Kanini Kega has said. He said the revocation should be extended to NASA leaders at the core of the swearing-in slated for January 30. Kega said the NASA leaders are signing affidavits to support illegitimate leaders. He spoke in Muthua-ini, Nyeri town, on Friday, during the burial of Esther Nyang’endo, 81. Tetu MP Gichuhi Mwangi…

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Eight arrested after kicks and blows at AIPCA Ol Kalou

Eight arrested after kicks and blows at AIPCA Ol Kalou

Eight members of AIPCA Church in Ol kalou, Nyandarua county, spent Sunday night in police custody following a fight. Five people were injured during the incident at the church at Uiguano in Rurii location. Tens of others, including priests, camped at Ol kalou police station for the better part of Sunday night seeking to bail out those who were apprehended. But Ol kalou OCS Mark Masinde said they could not be released as investigations were ongoing, and…

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Kenya needs Raila’s leadership, not Uhuru’s kingship – David Ndii

Kenya needs Raila’s leadership, not Uhuru’s kingship – David Ndii

David Ndii has once again torn into the Jubilee Party administration, saying Kenya does need the “kingship” portrayed by president Uhuru Kenyatta. The NASA chief strategist accused Uhuru of undermining devolution and said he ought to be stopped. He said Opposition leader Raila Odinga will take care of the public’s concerns by taking oath of office through the People’s Assembly. This plan, he reiterated, is not a means to a coalition government. Ndii noted on Sunday that such a government…

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Ethiopia Waldiya: Five killed by police at religious festival

Ethiopia Waldiya: Five killed by police at religious festival

At least five people have been killed in northern Ethiopia after security forces fired on a crowd at a religious festival who were reportedly shouting anti-government slogans. Many more were injured in the incident in the town of Waldiya. Angry protesters have blocked roads and businesses are closed. There have been nearly three years of opposition demonstrations in Ethiopia. On Wednesday, hundreds of activists were released from jail. The deaths happened during the second day…

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Ronaldo wants Man United Return

Ronaldo wants Man United Return

The January transfer window usually sees less business than its summer counterpart. This year, though, major clubs across Europe are plotting big-money deals which could see a new record set for total spend in the mid-season market. Our friends at Football Whispers have scoured the continental press to bring you the latest transfer rumours. Spain Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer and his priority is to return to Manchester United. The five-time…

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Sossion, Milemba fired by TSC for joining politics

Sossion, Milemba fired by TSC for joining politics

Nominated MP and KNUT Secretary General Willson Sossion has been sacked by TSC and his name removed from the commission’s payroll. His Emuhaya counterpart and KUPPET chairman Omboko Milemba and Bomet Central MP Ronald Tonui who serves as KUPPET’S assistant treasurer have also been axed… The Teachers Service Commission said the three are no longer teachers on grounds that they are now MPs. In a sacking letter written TSC boss Nancy Macharia and signed by…

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Don’t grab everything, Kalonzo tells Raila on House committees’ row

Don’t grab everything, Kalonzo tells Raila on House committees’ row

Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka has asked his ODM counterpart Raila Odinga ODM to consider equitable representation in various house committees. Kalonzo while speaking at a People’s Assembly rally in Mombasa said though Wiper, ODM, Ford Kenya and ANC are under NASA coalition, they(ODM) should not grab everything for themselves. “Mimi niko hapa leo na ningependa kuwauliza wenzetu wa ODM wasijinyakulie kila kitu ndio pia Wiper wapate kidogo. Sisi tuko nyumba moja ya NASA kwa hivyo…

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