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October 30, 2017 4:00 AM Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

ANKARA: A mass trial in Turkey is set to resume Monday (Oct 30) of more than 220 suspects, including former generals, accused of being among the ringleaders of last year's coup bid to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The suspects face life sentences if convicted of charges ranging from using violence to try to overthrow the government and parliament 33

October 17, 2017 8:28 AM MPs' lives threatened over Age Limit Bill

Two legislators who have been pushing for the scrapping of the presidential age limit were attacked in Uganda this and last week. An MP’s family was almost burnt in their house, while in the second incident a mob almost lynched another MP. Suspected arsonists attempted to set ablaze the home of Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga in Anyafiyo Village 17

October 12, 2017 9:03 PM Why Chebukati must rise to the occasion

Now, more than ever before, the destiny of Kenya rests in the hands of one man —Mr Wafula Wanyonyi Chebukati — the self-effacing chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Kenyans are watching with hope and anxiety how the Trans Nzoia-born lawyer will steer the nation through the repeat elections slated for October 26. Almost entirely 14

October 11, 2017 9:25 AM UNAMID and nations welcome United States decision to lift sanctions on Sudan

Overwatch Skins for the Halloween Terror Event Have Been Leaked Lastly is Mei, who dons the look of a jiangshi , or a kind of hopping vampire from Chinese folklore . Our personal favorite is the Cthulu Zenyatta which looks absolutely fantastic from top to bottom. Nintendo World Championship finale reveals unseen levels in Super Mario Odyssey In one scene 27

October 11, 2017 8:50 AM In Parliament This Week

On Tuesday 3rd October the Senate dealt with all stages of this Bill without making any amendments. Now that it has been approved by both Houses, the Bill can be sent to the President for his assent and signature and subsequent publication as an Act in the Government Gazette. The Bill as finally approved incorporated amendments made by the National 30

September 22, 2017 9:04 PM President Uhuru’s powers and question of a ‘coup’

Debate over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legitimacy after the 60-day window for fresh presidential election lingered on despite the Attorney General Githu Muigai pronouncing himself on the matter. A day after the President declared Supreme Court’s annulment of the presidential election as “a coup” and called on Parliament to address “ambiguities and uncertainties 2

September 18, 2017 2:19 PM Avoid wars with governors, Lusaka tells senators

Senators have been urged to play their oversight role of counties in accordance with the law and to avoid witch hunt and victimisation of governors. Speaking during the opening of an induction workshop at Simba Lodge in Naivasha, Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka said members of the previous House abused their positions and engaged in all manner of allegations 1

September 18, 2017 2:02 PM New legislators start one-week induction

Members of Parliament Monday morning started a week long induction that will see them familiarize themselves with parliamentary Standing Orders and other procedures. Members of the National Assembly are having their induction at a hotel in Nairobi while their Senate Counterparts are meeting in Naivasha. The induction in Nairobi was opened by the National 3

September 13, 2017 5:01 AM We were not consulted: NASA MPs who did not boycott Parliament opening set record straight

Opposition legislators yesterday made good their threat to boycott the official opening of Parliament that was graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Out of the 136 MPs from parties allied to the National Super Alliance (NASA), only two lawmakers - Alfred Sambu (Webuye East) and Charles Gimose (Hamisi) of Amani National Congress and Ford Kenya respectively 46

September 12, 2017 12:55 PM Uhuru to meet Jubilee MPs before Parliament address

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 12 – President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Tuesday inaugurate the 12th Parliament, paving way for the bi-cameral House to officially start transacting business. According to National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale, President Kenyatta will make a statement on wide-ranging issues, including the historic Supreme Court 17