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Two Makueni MPs say no to dissolution of County

Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana. Photo by Charity Nzomo – CRECO Late last year more than 50,000 residents from Makueni County presented a petition to President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve the county due to the persistent wrangling between Governor Professor Kivutha Kibwana and the Members of the County Assembly (MCAs). The residents in their petition had argued that the infighting ...

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Makueni Artists Challenge residents to embrace the Constitution

Artists drawn from different genres; musicians, puppeteers, Disk Jockeys (DJs) and threatre challenged Makueni County residents to read, understand and uphold the Constitution in order to ensure a better life. The artists meeting under the Jukumu Letu initiative performed their arts at Unoa Grounds, Wote town, Makueni County in the presence of hundreds of residents including the Governor, Prof. Kivutha Kubwana. ...

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Building the Nation: Makueni County a start

This week, Jukumu Letu partners start training of various artists in Makueni County, on how they can and should contribute to national building. The initiative targets creating a social conscience population of the Constitution and rights therein through the use of Disk Jockeys (DJs) – they can use their platforms to play social change songs, musicians – they can sing ...

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Public Participation a Challenge in Makueni County

“We said we want Uhuru, then Africanization, then Constitution, then devolution, now it is public participation and the next will be revolution, which will not spare people,” stated Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana, when giving remarks on a visit to his offices by Jukumu Letu partners. The comment was reflective of how the county is applying public participation, a national ...

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Makueni Residents feel disenfranchised

“Before this Constitution, a pastor would mess around, like sleep with people’s wives and no one questions because they felt he is closer to God hence is above the law. Today, when they make mistakes, people walk up to them to inform them of their mistakes and many are changing. It is quite open and progressive,” asserted Pastor Michael, a ...

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