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September 18, 2017 8:59 AM NDEMO: In Somali business success, trust plays a vital role

Eastleigh, Nairobi, was originally created by the colonial government to settle the Asian community. Their eventual occupation of Eastleigh was the result of protest after they took the colonial government to court to defend themselves against unilateral relocation. They identified a legal loophole that they used to purchase land in the area initially 2

September 16, 2017 6:50 AM 338 election petitions rekindle rivalry across political divide

The nullification of the August 8 presidential election opened up the flood gates that has resulted in a record 337 petitions filed in the High Court and the magistrates’ court. While the applicants cite a number of irregularities and illegalities, the sheer number of petitions has also rekindled ‘in house’ rivalry within the two major political parties

September 15, 2017 4:00 PM Nyeri MP says he will withdraw petition seeking removal of CJ

Nyeri Town Member of Parliament Ngunjiri Wambugu says he will withdraw his petition seeking to remove Chief Justice David Maraga from office. This is after President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the MP to withdraw the petition and focus on the campaigns for his re-election on October 17th. On his twitter handle, Wambugu stated that he stands by his petition

September 15, 2017 9:59 AM MP Ngunjiri Wambugu petition sparks protests in Kisii

Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu was on the receiving end for filing a petition seeking the removal of Chief Justice David Maraga from office. Mr Wambugu's petition was greeted with a barrage of criticism from his constituents, and demonstrations in Kisii and Nyamira counties. In Keroka town, Kisii, a group of youths from Kisii and Nyamira demanded an apology 1

September 15, 2017 6:46 AM Tea farmers to receive Sh57 billion in bonus

Tea farmers countrywide will this year get Sh57.4 billion as their annual bonus. Growers in Kericho and Bomet counties are the highest beneficiaries of the payout from Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA). They will get Sh12.2 billion. Farmers in Kiambu and Murang’a South region will get a share of Sh11.7 billion bonus. A director conversant with bonus

September 14, 2017 4:05 PM MP: Ngunjiri Wambugu’s petition exposes Jubilee plan to victimise Supreme Court

A section of MPs from Kisii and Nyamira counties have asked Nyeri Town lawmaker Ngunjiri Wambugu to immediately withdraw a petition seeking to kick Chief Justice David Maraga out of office over the Supreme Court judgment. Seven lawmakers from the region led by Jimmy Angwenyi (Kitutu Chache North) faulted their colleague for going to court to seek the sacking 1

September 14, 2017 8:18 AM Jubilee MP petitions JSC for Maraga removal

A Jubilee MP has filed a petition seeking the removal of the Chief Justice over alleged gross misconduct following nullification of the presidential election results. The Nyeri Town MP, Ngunjiri Wambugu, wants the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to launch process to sack Chief Justice David Maraga for allegedly ‘orchestrating regime change’ plot over the nullification

September 13, 2017 9:02 PM I was pained by Supreme Court decision, says Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta appealed to personal emotions as he explained to Kisii leaders the pain that prompted his angry reaction to the Supreme Court ruling that nullified his August 8 election victory. Keen to push back the narrative by Opposition leader Raila Odinga that his criticism of Chief Justice David Maraga - who alongside three other judges 1

September 13, 2017 10:27 AM Uhuru woos Gusii community

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto on Wednesday met a delegation from Kisii and Nyamira counties at State House, Nakuru. The President said he disagreed with the Supreme Court ruling that nullified his election, but that does not mean he has a problem with the whole Abagusii community. “I have no problem with Abagusii, I have a problem 8

September 12, 2017 8:08 AM 277 election petitions filed

The election of 31 out of 47 governors has been challenged at the High Court. Losers in the August 8 polls have challenged the process and results that saw the 31 declared winners, with the majority citing irregularities. At the closure of the petition-filing window on September 8, a total of 277 cases had been lodged challenging outcomes of six elective-seat 2