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Suspected robber shot dead, SHOOT TO KILL POLICY

Suspected robber shot dead Written By:Nicholas Kigondu   , Posted: Tue, Apr 29, 2008 Police in Nairobi Tuesday morning shot dead a suspected gangster after a robbery attempt along the city’s Tom Mboya street. The suspect in the company of two others is said to have way laid a businesswoman who had withdrawn forty thousand shillings from a … Continue reading

STOP CHILDISH POLITICAL GAMES

Bickering over primacy adds little value to governance Story by LUKOYE ATWOLI Publication Date: 4/30/2008 THE PAST FEW DAYS HAVE seen Kenyans being treated to an unsavoury manifestation of the power-play that is at the very root of this country’s recent dalliance with disintegration. Politicians, academics and common citizens have exercised their minds on who … Continue reading

GRAND POVERTY DUE TO GRAND CABINET

Kenya: Grand Cabinet to Cost Sh33bn in Two Months     Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article The Nation (Nairobi) 30 April 2008 Posted to the web 30 April 2008 Jeff Otieno And Benard Namunane Nairobi Taxpayers will pay Sh33 billion to fund the grand coalition Cabinet in the next two … Continue reading

NO MERCY TO THOSE BEHIND KILLINGS SAY KARUA

Karua rules out amnesty Story by WILFRED MUCHIRE Publication Date: 4/29/2008 There will be no amnesty for those involved in post-election violence.  And no pre-conditions should be set before internal refugees were resettled, stated Justice, National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs minister Martha Karua at the weekend. The minister said those agitating for talks before settlement … Continue reading

POLICE KILLS 2 MUNGIKI LEADERS HEADED FOR A PEACE MEETING

Kenya: Mungiki, Govt Meeting Aborts     Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article The East African Standard (Nairobi) 30 April 2008 Posted to the web 30 April 2008 Cyrus Ombati Nairobi The killing of two top Mungiki leaders has sent the sect into a panic and forced its members to abandon … Continue reading

KENYANS NAMED FOR LEADERSHIP

Six Kenyans named to Africa Leadership Initiative Written By:Nationmedia   , Posted: Sun, Apr 27, 2008 Six Kenyan professionals have been named to this year’s class of the prestigious Africa Leadership Initiative – East Africa Foundation. They will join 18 other representatives from Tanzania, Uganda, and Rwanda who will ultimately be expected to use their entrepreneurial talents to … Continue reading

KIBAKI RAILA USELESS TOURS

What, exactly, did the tours achieve? Publication Date: 4/28/2008 The last week ended on a high note, with generously publicised tours of camps hosting internally displaced people by the President and Prime Minister, during which they preached ethnic tolerance and insisted that refugees be resettled in their former lands and homes.Of course, that is easier … Continue reading

political realities on the ground

Of protocol and political realities on the ground Published on April 28, 2008, 12:00 am By Dominic Odipo I was watching television the other day when I saw President Kibaki stop, bend and peer into one of the tents housing internally displaced people (IDPs) at the Eldoret Showground. About ten seconds later, I saw him … Continue reading

Negative ethnicity

Our ethnicity problems the result of conflicting visions Story by KIRIRO WA NGUGI Publication Date: 4/28/2008 THE POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE has brought to the surface deep-seated ethnic suspicions, antipathy, jealousy and outright hatred which has exploded the image of Kenya as an island of peace. But having calmed our nerves through the formation of a grand … Continue reading

RAILA IN GERMANY FOR MEDICAL REASONS

Grand plot to undermine PM Published on April 28, 2008, 12:00 am By Standard Team Claims of a “grand plot” to undermine Prime Minister Raila Odinga in Parliament touched off bitter exchanges within ODM on a day PNU also had its missiles trained on the Orange party. The tussles gathered intensity as the PM jetted … Continue reading

ON STRIKE KALONZO TEAM REJECTED

Face-off looms as VP’s team rejected Story by NATION Team Publication Date: 4/28/2008 The crisis in Kenya’s correctional institutions was set to deepen Sunday after striking prison warders rejected a team set up to look into their grievances. Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka is shown bathrooms shared by warders at Thika prison when he toured the correctional … Continue reading

NDURA WARUINGI OURS CLAIM MUNGIKI

http://bichage.wordpress.com/2008/02/14/ndura-waruinge-and-maina-njenga-are-still-mungiki/ Christian convert and PNU politician Ndura Waruinge and imprisoned mungiki chief Maina Njenga have not “properly deserted mungiki”, we can now report. A leader of the gang in Central Nairobi, a Mathenge (Mnyama) was asked by a reporter why his dreaded gang had not beheaded the duo. His answer was curt, “They are alive … Continue reading

THE ORIGINS OF MUNGIKI

THE ORIGINS OF MUNGIKI, THEIR OBJECTIVES. http://www.bluegecko.org/kenya/tribes/kikuyu/articles-mungiki.htm

RAILA IN THE FOOTSPTEPS OF HIS FATHER

NEWS EXTRA In the footsteps of my father Story by CLAY MUGANDA Publication Date: 4/27/2008 As is the tradition in many African societies in which the father was the homestead leader, it is the first son who is the heir-apparent or the one who assumes the old man’s mantle. Prime Minister Raila Odinga addresses the … Continue reading

Mungiki runs deep and wide

Mungiki runs deep and wide Published on April 27, 2008, 12:00 am By Sunday Standard writer When a Mungiki adherent appeared on television two weeks ago and admitted that he would kill if his group asked him to, he was merely being faithful to the laws of the sect. It is admissions like these that … Continue reading

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