Mudavadi hits out on leaders frustrating Tea farmers

Amani National Congress-ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi has hit out at a section of leaders who are pushing to have Tea factories as parastatals denying farmers the ownership. Speaking in Nakuru on Thursday Mudavadi said while he served as Agriculture Minister way back he pushed for the passage of a law allowing Tea farmers to have the ownership of factories and that a move to change the same is ill advised. While citing the huge corruption cases facing parastatals such as Pyrethrum, National Cereals and Produce Board as well Maize,…

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Mudavadi commences his Nakuru tour with strong message to President Kenyatta

Amani National Congress-ANC Party leader Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi has cited electoral injustices in Kenya as the main trigger of violence and is now calling of reforms to ensure address of the same. Addressing media in Nakuru on Thursday during a meeting with delegates and Friends of ANC party , Mudavadi while lauding President Uhuru Kenyatta for the fight on graft, said it is also high time to look into the issues surrounding election process in Kenya. He added that Kenyans should not be subjected to violence every after five years…

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Chebukati lauds Uhuru-Raila unity, says move healthy for the country

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has lauded the show of unity from the top leaders in the country saying the gesture is healthy for the country to move forward amid last year’s acrimonious general election. Speaking at IEBC offices in Nakuru town on his tour of IEBC offices across the country to enhance capacity of the officers, Chebukati said that such closing of ranks by leaders is important as it helot to work for the common good of the people. “Personally and on behave of the…

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Shocking revelations as police officers blame IEBC over low allowance

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission – IEBC is in shame after Police officers who provided security in the presidential repeat election in Nakuru north raised concern over the amount of money paid to them in form of allowance. According to the officers who have sought anonymity, it was worrying to see that they are being asked to accept Shs 500 allowance for the entire period of election. One of the officers from Dundori police post said that the lowest amount they expected was Shs 2400 per officer depending on…

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KCPE candidate hit by a lorry while celebrating

A KCPE candidate is nursing wounds at the St.Mary’s Hospital in Gilgil after he was hit by a lorry. The class eight pupil was hit while celebrating the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in the October 26th repeat presidential elections. The 14 year old KCPE candidate, Samson Kamonde Chege, of Lenana Primary school in Nakuru Town hails from Mchanganyiko estate in Bahati Nakuru and was hit by the lorry that was mounted with powerful music system at around 6.40 pm as he joined hundreds of Mchanganyiko residents who poured into…

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Nakuru leaders slam opposition during Mashujaa celebrations

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has slammed the opposition over the ongoing political stalemate. Speaking on Friday during Mashujaa Day celebrations held at Afraha Stadium, Governor Kinyanjui called on the opposition to re-think about the nation before engaging in demonstrations. While noting that it was not logical for opposition leaders to boycott elections, it was high time for them to understand that the Supreme Court made a ruling in their petition which ordered for the repeat of the same. “I want to call on the position and more so the former…

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