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DP Ruto and allies on BBI journey to consensus

Deputy President William Ruto met 146 MPs at his official Karen residence on Wednesday and they issued a statement on the BBI Bill. The full STATEMENT issued is below: The journey to consensus  Background The Building Bridges Initiative announced on 9th March 2018, is President Uhuru Kenyatta’s idea to unify …

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WTO top job: Groups revive Amina-Ngozi rivalry

By Aggrey Mutambo – Senior Diplomatic Writer (Nation Media Group) Two lobbies are reviving the rivalry between Kenya’s Amina Mohamed and Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the top job at the World Trade Organization, long after the race ended. They appear to question the integrity of the European Union endorsement, which …

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MAGOHA ISSUE NEW TIMELINES FOR SCHOOLS

PRESS RELEASE NAIROBI, Monday, November 16, 2020 For Immediate Release RESUMPTION OF LEARNING IN BASIC EDUCATION LEARNING INSTITUTIONS IN JANUARY 2021 During his November 12, 2020 State of the Nation address, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the Ministry of Education, in consultation with all stakeholders, to inform Kenyans on …

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Public Service Commission whittles Magoha’s powers

The Public Service Commission (PSC) has withdrawn the power to manage human resources it had delegated to Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha in a week that saw demands for his resignation for verbally insulting one of his juniors. PSC chairman Stephen Kirogo, in a circular addressed to chairpersons of public …

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MPs agree on 70 more seats in Parliament during Naivasha BBI retreat

MPs have agreed on the addition of 70 more seats in Parliament during a BBI consensus retreat in Naivasha. President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga attended the meeting on Monday when they addressed pro-BBI MPs. The BBI report was formally launched at the Bomas of Kenya on October …

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Former SUPKEM SG Wachu, Eliud Kipchoge sworn in as Kenya’s first National Heroes Council

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 2- Esteemed former Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) Secretary-General Dr. Al-Hajj Adan Wachu was on Monday sworn in as the National Heroes Council chairperson, following his recent appointment by President Uhuru Kenyatta. He took his oath of office in a ceremony presided over by Chief Justice …

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Wanted Kenyan surrenders to ICC

A Kenyan lawyer has surrendered to the International Criminal Court (ICC) five years after it issued a warrant for his arrest. The court had charged Paul Gicheru and two others with obstructing the course of justice, accusing them of interfering with the prosecutors’ witnesses in the case against alleged organisers …

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