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Considered legal opinion on Chief Justice Maraga’s Dissolution of Parliament

By Ahmednasir Abdullahi   First, to appreciate the tenor and meaning of the 10 pages advice by CJ Maraga to H.E President UHURU, we have to decipher into Maraga’s judicial philosophy or lack of it as a judge since he joined the judiciary in 2003. We have to appreciate that …

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Muturi’s Rebuttal after Maraga calls for Parliament’s dissolution

PARLIAMENT OF KENYA OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SNA Opinion Piece on the 2/3 Gender Rule Two-Thirds Gender Rule: Is Parliament the Proverbial Punching Bag? Article 27(8) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides that the State shall take steps to ensure that not more than two-thirds of members …

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DP Ruto Allies Kicked out of the Plum House Teams in BBI push

Key allies of Deputy President William Ruto have been relegated to less influential committees in the battle to control the House ahead of Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) constitutional reforms. This as allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga landed positions in committees crucial for the envisioned reforms. …

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Duale’s exit leaves huge gap in Somali politics

The departure of Garissa Township MP Aden Duale as National Assembly Majority leader is a staggering blow to the Somali community’s influence in national politics. And it hasn’t helped Deputy President William Ruto. Duale has been the community’s highest ranking leader in national government and his purge, analysts say, has …

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Supplementary budget raises concern in House

The Treasury has caused jitters in the National Assembly after it presented Supplementary Budget III just seven days to the end of the 2019/20 financial year. When new Majority Leader Amos Kimunya tabled it on Tuesday afternoon, Speaker Justin Muturi appeared to be taken aback. “I hope the National Treasury …

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CS Macharia’s Impeachment Motion Rejected

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi Tuesday came to the rescue of Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia after he dismissed a motion that sought his sacking. The motion by Nyali MP Mohammed Ali was supported by 90 of the 349 members of the National Assembly as required by the law. However, …

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Press Release: From State House, Kenya

Spokesperson’s OfficeState House, NairobiMonday, 22nd June 2020President Kenyatta chairs Jubilee Coalition National Assembly Parliamentary Group MeetingPresident Uhuru Kenyatta today chaired the Jubilee Coalition National Assembly Parliamentary Group (PG) meeting in his role as the Coalition’s Party Leader.The PG meeting was attended by Deputy President Dr William Ruto, Party Secretary General …

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‘Dictatorship Express’ Lands at KICC Today

By Moses KuriaToday marks another sad milestone in the race for deconstruction of our democracy. The Jubilee Parliamentary Group meeting to be Chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta appears good from far but it is actually far from good. I will attend this meeting to record for my children and grandchildren …

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Hon Duale Pens: I came, I saw and I conquered!

Today marks the end of my seven years of service to the great people of Kenya as the Leader of Majority of the National Assembly. I was the first occupant of the seat under article 108 of the constitution.I am glad that from 2013-2020 I was able to process the …

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President Uhuru To Convene Another Jubilee Parliamentary Group Meeting At KICC On Monday

By Whispers Reporter President Uhuru Kenyatta has convened yet another Jubilee Party parliamentary group meeting to be held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). The meeting will be held on Monday, June 22 at 9 am, the party has communicated via Twitter. Whispers has reliably learnt that President Uhuru Kenyatta, …

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