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Will Karua, Wetangula survive the BAT corruption scandal?

Narc Kenya leader Martha KArua. SHe has been implicated in a corruption scandal at BAT. [Photo: ongozakenya.wordpress.com]

When The Independent’s headline mention iron lady Martha Karua on Friday last week, this time it was pushing her to a corner she has not been to before. The reaction was prompt after the headline ‘British American Tobacco ‘bribed’ Kenyan politician Martha Karua to stop action against cigarette smuggling’ implicated the former justice minister in corruption. British American Tobacco ‘bribed’ ...

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Youths are the authors of their own misery

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to appoint washed up veteran politicians, relatives of several prominent politicians and some individuals who have been in newspapers for as long as Kenya has had newspapers (here’s looking at you Richard Leakey!) to parastatal positions announced late on Monday has angered many Kenyans, especially the youth. Many of them feel that Kenyatta has betrayed them ...

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Martha Karua to the army: keep off politics

Former presidential candidate Martha Karua has warned Kenya’s army and intelligence units not to interfere with the country’s politics and instead focus on making the country safe. Karua, who vied for the presidency on a NARC-Kenya ticket in the 2013 elections, made the comments during a forum held at the Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, headlined ““Rethinking Election Management in Kenya.” ...

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Kenyans urged to rethink elections management before 2017 polls

A group of local NGOs that were involved in the 2013 Supreme Court presidential election case have urged Kenyans to use the lessons from that the last polls to improve how the country conducts and monitors elections in future. The NGOs made the suggestions at a debate held today at Hilton Hotel headlined “Rethinking Election Management in Kenya.” The debate ...

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Moses Kuria gets a dressing-down from George Kegoro

Gatundu MP Moses Kuria today got a public dressing-down from vocal Kenyan human rights lawyer George Kegoro over his “sycophantic” defense of the Jubilee administration. Kegoro gave Kuria a severe reprimand during a debate held at the Hilton Hotel earlier on Tuesday to take stock of the Supreme Court of Kenya’s ruling on the March 4th presidential election petition. Kegoro ...

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