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Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Is it Ruto or Raila? Succession is the fact or right of being the next person to have an important job or position. In Kenya the most significant succession is political succession which happens after every five or ten years rules of a president since 1992 when the constitution was …

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By: David Kinyanjui editorial@mtkenyatimes.co.ke When the drafters of the Constitution 2010 were coming up with the document, they carried with them visions of a different country. A nation where people had access to equal opportunities, where despite your gender, race, social origin, status, political affiliation and religion each person had an equal chance to pursue …

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2018 has been a tough year especially on the economic front. The year in Kenya as usual has had high drama in Politics and big shifts in the same as well. Perhaps the ‘handshake’ between key protagonists President Uhuru Kenyatta and his nemesis Opposition kingpin Raila Odinga defined the key political events of the year …

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  The country looks poised for another referendum with cries from segments of the society for certain changes in our constitution. Moreover, influential politicians in the country are pushing for plebiscite for various reasons some which look valid. At the same time and especially for a section of Jubilee Political P   arty led by …

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By: Danson Dansonx After many threats to release the names of those involved in NYS corruption scandals both one and two, Nyali Mp., Mohamed Ali has sensationally hit the headline by coming out guns blazing with a breaking news list of the purported 10 most corrupt individuals, who we can without fear see are either …

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What is the doctrine of the Rule of Law? In the ancient times there was no law or any form of regulation to inform how people relate with one another. There was no law or regulation in place to protect people’s property or to guarantee peace and security. This kind of situation provided a conducive …

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“Women are still a minority in most of the armed forces around the world; and in some ways, that is a privileged position.”. That’s the view of Lieutenant Colonel Katie Hislop of the United Kingdom who is the only female commander at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). She heads the UK contingent which …

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Human rights organizations and media outlets have found credible evidence that units of the Kenyan security forces, including Kenya Police Service, the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), the Kenya Wildlife Service, (KWS), and the National Intelligence Service (NIS), have killed, disappeared, and tortured people suspected of being terrorists or criminals President Uhuru Kenyatta should urgently establish …

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Minister Dion’s first visit to sub-Saharan Africa is an opportunity to highlight the importance Canada assigns to the region, focusing on peace and stability, security and rule of law The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today visited Nairobi, Kenya, to build on Canada’s relationship with Kenya, an important partner and a key contributor …

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I take my precautions and time to admire anybody, more so if that person is a politician. My reasons are myriad but they all rhyme on one thing, history is littered with broken promises and betrayal. I have researched heavily on Kenya’s history and many others across the globe and concluded that you take a …

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