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NASA, Judiciary boycott Uhuru Parliamentary address

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
NASA, Judiciary boycott Uhuru Parliamentary address

Most NASA lawmakers and the Judiciary have boycotted President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Tuesday address for the opening of the 12th Parliament . Only one NASA legislator – Webuye East’s Alfred Sambu of Amani National Congress – is attending the function. The Opposition legislators had threatened to stage a “mass no-show”. Minority whip-designate Opiyo Wandayi (Ugunja) led […]

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House business will go on without you, Duale tells NASA MPs-elect

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
House business will go on without you, Duale tells NASA MPs-elect

Garissa Town MP-elect Aden Duale has faulted plot by newly elected legislators allied to the National Super Alliance to boycott Thursday’s swearing-in terming it hypocritical and ill advised. Duale who was speaking Friday morning at Parliament buildings said the presidential election petition has no association with functions of both the Senate and the National Assembly. […]

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Orengo: Lack of ODM quorum in 12th Parliament may get Raila impeached

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Orengo: Lack of ODM quorum in 12th Parliament may get Raila impeached

Siaya Senator, James Orengo, says he will ensure the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) secures all seats in the county during the August 8 General Election. Speaking at a political rally in Rarieda Constituency, the Senator expressed concerns that Jubilee may get more seats than ODM in the August House if more is not done to ensure […]

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MPs bow to pressure, rescind bid to gag media

| October 21, 2015 | 1 Comment
MPs bow to pressure, rescind bid to gag media

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 21 – The National Assembly has deleted Clause 34 from the Powers and Privileges Bill which curtails reporting on parliamentary matters following mounting pressure. The Kenya Editors Guild, Kenya Union of Journalists, Kenya Correspondents Association and the Media Council of Kenya led objections to the offensive clause while President Uhuru Kenyatta on […]

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I Miss Being In Parliament, Uhuru Kenyatta Tells MPs

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
I Miss Being In Parliament, Uhuru Kenyatta Tells MPs

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a confession about his life outside Parliament. President Uhuru he missed the rewarding post but could not continue as the constitution could not allow him to be both president and MP. “Allow me to confess that as I stand here today, I am a little nostalgic. Until quite recently, it […]

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