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October 19, 2017 5:39 AM Jimi Wanjigi's father condemns police raid, destruction of his son's property

NAIROBI, KENYA: Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has claimed that he midwifed the formation of the Jubilee alliance that united President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto. Wanjigi said the Jubilee coalition was born in his palatial home in Muthaiga, the same house that police officers held under siege for 72 hours. He said it was regrettable that the Jubilee

October 19, 2017 12:09 AM Breaking Pennsylvania's Electoral Habits

Written by Rich Copeland - Producer, WITF's Smart Talk | Oct 18, 2017 8:00 PM History will look upon last year's presidential election as one of the most unusual and volatile the nation has ever seen. Republican Donald Trump won the presidency by earning the most electoral votes while Democrat Hillary Clinton received 2.9 million more votes at the ballot

October 18, 2017 9:05 PM Wanjigi: Jubilee was born in my house

Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has claimed that he midwifed the formation of the Jubilee alliance that united President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto. Wanjigi said the Jubilee coalition was born in his palatial home in Muthaiga, the same house that police officers held under siege for 72 hours. He said it was regrettable that the Jubilee regime

October 18, 2017 9:04 PM Wafula Chebukati sets conditions for him to remain as IEBC chair

Electoral commission chairman Wafula Chebukati has publicly admitted that divisions were harming the agency’s operations. He warned that he could not guarantee a credible election without critical staff changes. Mr Chebukati set conditions that must be fulfilled before he can continue serving in his position at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries

October 18, 2017 4:07 PM South Sudan must end “personality politics” – Envoy

The people of South Sudan have been held hostage to personality politics for long enough and accountable institutions must be allowed to take over, UN Peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix has said. Lacroix observed that the conflict in South Sudan is a man-made conflict and urged that the international community builds institutions so that politics

October 18, 2017 12:39 PM I’m an innocent man, Wanjigi says after 72 hours siege

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 18 – Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has recounted his family’s ordeal during the 72-hour police siege at his palatial residence in Nairobi’s posh Muthaiga suburb and accused them of harassment, while dismissing as a smoke screen another raid at his Malindi villa. Wanjigi, who addressed a press conference accompanied by his family 2

October 18, 2017 11:30 AM For Uhuru, it is nothing but prayer

President Kenyatta on Wednesday asked Kenyans to pray for the nation, asking God to guide a country he said badly needed God’s grace. Speaking hours after electoral agency commissioner Roselyn Akombe resigned, blaming irreconcilable divisions in the commission, President Kenyatta asked religious leaders to lead Kenya in the national prayer period 2

October 18, 2017 9:47 AM Jimi Wanjigi breaks silence over raid

Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has condemned the 72-hour raid on his Muthaiga residence in Nairobi. Addressing a presser Wednesday at his home, Wanjigi termed the three-day lockdown by officers drawn from the paramilitary General Service Unit, Directorate of Criminal Investigations and Special Crimes Prevention Unit as “absolute persecution”. Speaking for the first

October 18, 2017 5:55 AM Exploitation: Brokers demand tomato boxes in 210kgs packs

No one will be allowed to package tomatoes in boxes bigger than 110kg, Governor Joseph ole Lenku said on Tuesday. The governor said the order was meant to protect tomato farmers from exploitation by brokers. He directed county officials to impound any vehicles transporting tomatoes in huge boxes. "I am directing concerned officers to impound any vehicles 1

October 17, 2017 4:51 PM Out of Tragedy, An Opportunity for Somalia

In the wake of the Mogadishu bombing, can its embattled government restore trust with its citizens? Saturday’s twin-truck suicide bombings in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, have so far killed at least 320 people and injured hundreds. The assault took place at a buzzing intersection on a busy afternoon during peak traffic, causing maximum damage to people 1