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Corruption: Uhuru issues firm orders on investigations

President Uhuru Kenyatta is tightening the noose around corruption cartels in a multi-pronged strategy that entails daily briefing on the progress of investigations. Beyond the public warnings he has made at different public fora, the President has issued firm instructions behind the scenes that anyone dabbling in corruption be dealt …

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Uhuru 'unhappy' with Raila push on Constitution

President Uhuru Kenyatta is reportedly unhappy with his ‘handshake brother’, ODM leader Raila Odinga, over his push for constitutional changes. Sources in the presidency told the Star that Raila’s insistence on a referendum is causing jitters that could undermine the celebrated handshake, less than three months old. Confidential sources say …

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Declare war on polio an emergency, Uhuru told

President Uhuru Kenyatta should declare polio virus eradication a national public health emergency in Kenya, the World Health Organisation has advised.  The WHO said this emergency status should be maintained for one year until there is evidence the transmission has been stopped.  The vaccine derived wild polio virus was detected …

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Uhuru relaunches Nairobi clean-up initiative

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday launched a fresh clean-up campaign aimed at restoring the City of Nairobi to its lost glory. He said the city was falling under the weight of garbage and reckless waste dumping which includes hazardous industrial chemicals. “We must reject the dumping of garbage on our …

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Uhuru should fix IEBC before he leaves office, says Weta

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula yesterday faulted President Uhuru Kenyatta for not committing to fix the IEBC to deliver credible elections in future.He said unresolved challenges undermining the independence of the electoral agency to conduct free, fair and credible elections have contributed to bloody polls every five years.“The President should have …

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Uhuru to lead in tree planting exercise on May 12

President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead Kenyans on a national tree planting exercise on May 12, State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu has said. Speaking during a press briefing on Sunday, Esipisu encouraged every Kenyan to participate in the exercise that is geared towards increasing the country’s forest cover. “The President will …

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Uhuru warns lords of corruption, wants proper legal tools

President Uhuru Kenyatta acknowledged challenges in the use of public resources in his State of the Nation Address on Wednesday. In a speech delivered at Parliament, he noted that some individuals continue to fraudulently and corruptly divert these resources for their own gain. But he issued a stern warning, in …

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