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Nyandarua leaders call for unity to fulfil pledges

Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia has been accused of propagating county disunity and infighting. In the run-up to the 2017 elections, he promised o unite Nyandarua politicians and residents once elected. Nyandarua Woman Representative Faith Gitau and Senator Githiomi Mwangi, together with the governor made the promise. But they accused Kimemia …

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Leaders demand state action to rid Laikipia of brazen bandits

Laikipia leaders on Saturday asked the government to step in and end bandit attacks in the region following Thursday’s killings of two county officials. KFS Nyahururu sub-county officer Samuel Wambugu and Laikipia enforcement officer David Waithaka were shot dead near Laikipia Nature conservancy. They were waylaid by bandits who sprayed …

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Weaning African leaders off addiction to power is an ongoing struggle

Some African countries have recorded democratic victories in the past 12 months. Ethiopia has a new leader whose ascent holds great promise for change, despite the country’s problematic 2015 election. Liberia and Sierra Leone have new leaders. But elsewhere on the continent, leaders continue to disregard their countries’ own constitutions and laws governing presidential tenure. The Democratic …

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Duale accuses Muslim leaders of fleecing Haj pilgrims

Majority leader Aden Duale has accused an unnamed group of Muslim leaders of turning Haj pilgrimage into a business venture. He claimed the lot has “forged a unity of purpose to fleece pilgrims going to Haj in Saudi Arabia every year.” The Garissa Township MP spoke during Umma University‘s first …

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