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Deputy President William Ruto sues Boniface Mwangi for defamation over a tweet

Boniface Mwangi. Photo courtesy of hashtagsquare.co.ke

Deputy President William Ruto has filed a defamation case against activist Boniface Mwangi over a tweet terming it false and malicious. I hope Deputy President has no plans of killing me the way he killed his old friend,Jacob Juma a fellow thief who became a whistle blower. — #BMUnBounded (@bonifacemwangi) September 28, 2016 In his suit papers filed today, Ruto wants ...

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Deputy President William Ruto threatens to sue Boniface Mwangi for defamation

Boniface Mwangi. Photo courtesy of hashtagsquare.co.ke

Deputy President William Ruto has threatened to sue Boniface Mwangi over his tweet which he says was false and malicious. The words in their ordinary and plain meaning are defamatory and they have severely injured our client’s reputation, reads a demand letter from Ruto’s lawyer Kioko Kilukumi. The tweet from Boniface Mwangi reads   I hope Deputy President has no plans ...

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Kenyans want President Uhuru to enjoy his 54th birthday but work

President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrates his 54th birthday today. Kenyans have given recommendations on wht he should do to restore Kenyans' confidence in his government. [Photo: france-rwanda.info]

President Uhuru Kenyatta should obey court orders, pay teachers and put sense into the heads of legislators Moses Kuria, Aden Duale, Kithure Kindiki, Kipchumba Murkomen and the 36 bloggers! These are some of the recommendations by Kenyans on Twitter well known as #KOT regarding the downward spiral the country is in and as President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrates his 54th birthday. ...

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Uhuru Park Cord rally on teachers’ strike touches raw nerve

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The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) the official opposition outfit in Kenya may have had squandered an opportune time to redeem a floundering image when the leaders congregated at Uhuru Park in support of teachers. The coalition has time and again maintained that it is pushing the government to obey the Constitution and govern democratically. This, to some extent, ...

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Kenyans need to carry Identity Cards at all times

Boniface Mwangi, a photojournalist and activist was this week arrested by prison warders patrolling the streets of Nairobi for not having an identity card (ID). He actually had the requisite document but refused to show it to them because it is not a must that you show it, but need to produce it to have it and when requested, produce ...

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Kenyan refers to politicians as the real homosexuals

Who are Kenya’s real homosexuals? That is the question that one man wants to Kenyans to think about as we wait for the arrival of the President of the United States (POTUS) Barrack Obama. In a video that is doing rounds on Whatsup, the man, argues that “homosexuals” are all the people who are destroying the country through unorthodox ways ...

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Blogging and social media use in Kenya growing, says report

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Bloggers in Kenya have had, in several instances, to ‘save’ their credibility and explain a few things including the doubts and the notion that they are just but social media trouble makers who will write about anything sensational and vulgar. But today, bloggers and other online content creators are being appreciated not only by the fellow internet users but also ...

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Kenyans roast President Uhuru Kenyatta on twitter

Kenyans on twitter aren’t giving President Uhuru Kenyatta a break. The president made several controversial parastatal appointments on Monday and three news cycles later, some Kenyans are giving him grief about it on twitter. Those opposed to the appointments have used the hashtag #SendUhuruHome to convey their displeasure with the usual mixture of humour and acerbic wit. The only way ...

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Mungiki in the eyes of Bensouda – Part 3

According to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Mungiki took an oath in 2007 to protect the interests of the GEMA community but to specifically “ensure that the Presidency remained within Kikuyu hands.” A pre-trial brief the office released in January this year says the oath was part of the initiation procedures that its ...

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Binyavanga Wainaina takes on Safaricom

Award winning Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina has gone on a no holds barred twitter rant against the country’s biggest mobile service provider Safaricom accusing it of abusing its position as a virtual monopoly. In a tirade sprinkled with some unprintable words of the F-word variety, the celebrated author of the memoir One Day I Will Write About This Place lambasted ...

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Who is a patriot?

On Sunday activist Boniface Mwangi posted a photo of a crippled beggar crawling on all fours in front of Kenya’s parliament building. A beggar crawls past Kenya’s house of greed pic.twitter.com/kW3Ghx0Vp5 — Boniface Mwangi (@bonifacemwangi) April 18, 2015 Then twitter went kaboom! A group of outraged twitter users pounced taking issue with Mwangi’s post. Leading the charge was Njeri Atieno ...

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Kenyan photography blogger Msingi Sasis arrested as a terror suspect

Kenyan Photographer and Msingi Sasis currently in Police Custody as terror suspect

Kenyan blogger and photographer Msingi Sasis Bekko was yesterday arrested at the Galleria Mall in Karen for taking pictures and taken to Langata Police station where he was booked in as a terror Suspect. Msingi Sasis runs www.nairobinoir.com, a photography blog on Nairobi at night capturing the many different activities that take on in most parts of Nairobi after dark. ...

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