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Ruto apologises to Raila, Kalonzo over 2017 poll insults

A rare spectacle played out during this year’s National Prayer Breakfast meeting at Safari Park on Thursday. This was when DP William Ruto for the first time publicly apologised to Nasa principals Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka. President Uhuru Kenyatta set the ball rolling after he invited the three leaders …

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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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Ruto to Raila: Advocates of law change are lazy and incompetent

Deputy President William Ruto has scaled up his onslaught on opposition leader Raila Odinga and branded those pushing for constitutional change as lazy and incompetent. “Lazy and incompetent people who don’t want to work hard, and incompetent people who can’t formulate programmes, and those who lose elections want to use …

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'Handshake' at risk as Raila, Ruto clash

NASA leader Raila Odinga’s allies have launched a scathing attack on Deputy President William Ruto, branding him Kenya’s enemy number one in a vicious escalation of hostilities since the famous March 9 handshake. On Sunday, Ruto fired the first salvo, indirectly referring to Raila as a “loser” who is plotting …

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Unity pact faces threats from selfish politicians, says Raila

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday admitted his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta was being threatened by selfish politicians. In his speech at Cambridge University in London, he warned that perpetrators of historical injustices have ganged up to suffocate his deal with Uhuru. The deal has been named Building the …

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