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No negotiating Mau evictions, Tobiko tells Rift Valley leaders

The government yesterday said there will be no turning back on the ongoing operation targetting illegal Mau Forest settlers. Environment CS Keriako Tobiko told politicians opposed to the evictions to stop politicising the crackdown, maintaining the government will not suspend it. “If you are occupying Mau and you have encroached …

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Meet and resolve your diff erences, Luhya leaders told

The Central Organisation of Trade Unions secretary general Francis Atwoli yesterday asked Western leaders to call for a crisis meeting to resolve their differences in order to unite the Luhya nation. Atwoli said a united community will have a strong bargaining power in the 2022 succession politics. “They should meet urgently, …

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Don’t politicise Mau Forest eviction, Sapit tells leaders

Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit yesterday called on leaders to stop politicising the Mau Forest conservation efforts. He said Kenyans have responsibility to care for creation and should therefore support President Uhuru Kenyatta on environmental conservation. Sapit told off those opposing the ongoing Mau Forest eviction and …

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Warring South Sudan leaders reach agreement on 'some points'

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar reached an agreement on “some points” in peace talks in Khartoum on Tuesday, Sudan’s foreign minister said. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed said the points agreed on would be announced on Wednesday morning. Machar told reporters after meeting Kiir that he had demanded another …

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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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