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  Written by: Meshack Masibo It is said that former president MwaiKibaki was not a great democrat, despite the fact that his years as president saw the most liberal times in Kenyan Media. Some argue that he used freedom as a means of control. If people are free to speak as they want, your Cabinet …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo The political climate of the country at the moment is rife with talk of a constitutional referendum. Different political actors have different views on how best the government should be shaped in light of the recurring election violence every time we have an election. Following the protracted, high-stakes elections in …

Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Reduce counties to 40 and enhance Economic Blocs; Democratic Party of Kenya Memorandum to The Building Bridges Initiative read in part. Two decades after Raila said Kibaki Tosha! His party is returning the favour by supporting Baba’s 3 tier government proposal. Referendum seems unstoppable if what was given as memorandum …

By: Stacy editorial@mtkenyatimes.co.ke The tussle over the renewal of Del Monte land lease is taking a fresh lead after a group of Mt Kenya elite activists, led by philanthropist James Kairu, petitioned president Uhuru Kenyatta to encourage the taking over of all Del Monte owned land upon expiry of the lease by the County of …

Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke In recent months, President Uhuru Kenyatta has been publicly scolding Agriculture and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri in a rare show of his frustrations over corruption. The President, speaking in mother tongue, once told Mr Kiunjuri that he will be in trouble if once again money meant for maize farmers …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo In a previous rally last year, former Sports Rashid Echesa dared Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga to fire him if he has the authority to do so. A few weeks later, the CS lost his job after the President issued a directive vacating him from office and replacing him with …

Central African president Faustin-Archange Touadera (L) signs a peace deal next to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in Khartoum on February 05, 2019. – The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups on February 05 inked a new peace accord seeking to end years-long fighting that has left thousands of people dead. The …

Written by: Pratibha bissht pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Just a day after at least 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel lost their lives in a dastardly suicide bombing attack in Pulwama (Jammu Kashmir), the Indian government has withdrawn “Most Favoured Nation” or MFN status accorded to Pakistan. India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Ministry of External …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his re-election was “free and fair”, after his beaten rival denounced the results as a “sham” and promised a legal challenge that could dominate politics for weeks. The 76-year-old one-time military ruler’s victory was confirmed late on Tuesday, after rescheduled polling blamed on …

  Written by: Meshack Masibo Last month January 2019, President Uhuru Kenyatta handed the Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i sweeping powers that are to be used in the oversight of Government programmes. In this action the president displayed his confidence in the former university don to shape his legacy. This has caused quite a stir in …