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SAVED BY THE BELL: MPs WHOSE CAREERS WOULD HAVE ENDED IN 2012

SAVED BY THE BELL: MPs WHOSE CAREERS WOULD HAVE ENDED IN 2012

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI-Some of these individuals, now in various positions in government, are well known, such as Njib Balala, Mike Sonko, Ms Charity Ngilu and Fred Gumo. Here is…

PM RAILA ODINGA MUST AVOID SHORT-TERM VICTORIES FOR THE SAKE OF DEMOCRACY

PM RAILA ODINGA MUST AVOID SHORT-TERM VICTORIES FOR THE SAKE OF DEMOCRACY

By ERIC JOS NAIROBI – If the Great Man Theory that history can be largely explained by the impact of influential individuals who, due to either their personal charisma or…

POLITICAL GRANDSTANDING BY MPs MAY REVIVE DEBATE ABOUT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

POLITICAL GRANDSTANDING BY MPs MAY REVIVE DEBATE ABOUT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI-Very recently, in June 2012, some individuals-clearly seen by some as trouble makers- came up with the Political Parties and Elections (Amendment) Bill, which stipulated that to…

TO MR. KENYATTA AND KENYAN MPs: MESS WITH DEVOLUTION AT YOUR OWN PERIL

TO MR. KENYATTA AND KENYAN MPs: MESS WITH DEVOLUTION AT YOUR OWN PERIL

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI, Kenya-Mr. Museveni has said he will work with the Russians! He has signed a law banning mini-skirts in Uganda, and says that he cannot kiss his…

DID KAJWANG’S DEAL WITH KENYATTA COST PM ODINGA THE PRESIDENCY?

DID KAJWANG’S DEAL WITH KENYATTA COST PM ODINGA THE PRESIDENCY?

By ERICK JOS NAIROBI – The 2013th year of the Christian era was a bad one for Kenya’s former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, a man who has been at the…

WILL LIQUOR BE AN ITEM ON THE AGENDA FOR DEBATE IN 2017?

WILL LIQUOR BE AN ITEM ON THE AGENDA FOR DEBATE IN 2017?

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI, Kenya-Alcohol, the most abused of all drugs, because it is legal in many countries, has serious health and social costs. Virtually all Kenyans know someone close…

UGANDA’S PRESIDENT MUSEVENI SIGNS LAW BANNING MINI SKIRTS

UGANDA’S PRESIDENT MUSEVENI SIGNS LAW BANNING MINI SKIRTS

KAMPALA – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law sweeping and controversial anti-pornography legislation that outlaws miniskirts and other types of revealing clothing. The new law covers a range…

ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE JETS TO SINGAPORE AMID HEALTH CONCERNS

ZIMBABWEAN PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE JETS TO SINGAPORE AMID HEALTH CONCERNS

ZIMBABWE – The government is spending more $1 million on celebrations marking the birthday of its president, raising questions about the cost in a country where 73 percent of the…

WILL JUBILEE RULE KENYA FOR TWENTY YEARS?

WILL JUBILEE RULE KENYA FOR TWENTY YEARS?

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI, Kenya-The mindset the president and his deputy have may not carry the day. We are here referring to intimidation, stealing or buying votes, which has defined…

PRESIDENT’S LAP TOP PROJECT WILL DIVIDE KENYANS INTO THE HAVES AND HAVE-NOTS

PRESIDENT’S LAP TOP PROJECT WILL DIVIDE KENYANS INTO THE HAVES AND HAVE-NOTS

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI, Kenya-The most discredited project of the Kenyatta-Ruto administration will leave out more than half of the schools, and cost the country money that it does not…

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