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Politics

Chaos in House as MPs trade words over KDF deployment

Jubilee and CORD MPs exchange words over the deployment of Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in Lamu and Mombasa. The debate degenerated into a heated exchange that cut short the day's proceedings after MPs stormed out of the House.

MCA's ouster is a joke, says ODM officials

Officials of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party in Migori County have distanced themselves from the removal of Johnson Owiro as majority leader at the county assembly.

Impeached Deputy Governor now to face Senate

The fate of impeached Machakos Deputy Governor Benard Kiala now lies with the Senate.

TNA marshals children ahead of poll

The National Alliance (TNA) is recruiting underage members ahead of the 2017 elections, party secretary general Onyango Oloo has said.

ODM disputes link to Likoni killings

Orange Democratic Movement has dismissed remarks by Mombasa County Commissioner linking the party to recent violence in Likoni, Mombasa.

Tyranny of numbers won’t stop people driven referendum, Raila declares

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has declared that the push for a referendum is unstoppable as the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) narrows down to three the issues it wants put to public vote.

Mung’aro turns to Jubilee in attempt to fight ouster

Some Coast MPs rejected the planned removal of Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro as National Assembly Minority Whip, even as it emerged that a CORD parliamentary group meeting had on Tuesday sealed his fate.

Senate now wants Mombasa Tea Auction investigated over shady deals

Senate has recommended investigations into operations at the Mombasa Tea Auction following allegations of malpractices, which have greatly hurt the multi-billion sector and threatened to cripple top export earner.

Audit: 10th Parliament spent CDF cash on campaigns

Members of the last Parliament squandered some of the Sh17 billion from the Constituency Development Fund kitty through fraudulent deals, including political campaigns in their final year in office, the Auditor General has revealed.

Talk to each other, MP tells Uhuru, Raila

President Uhuru Kenyatta and CORD leader Raila Odinga have been urged to compromise and spare the country the long route of a national referendum.

CORD formally replaces Mung’aro with Mwadeghu as Minority Whip

The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) has formally replaced Gideon Mung’aro as Minority Whip in the National Assembly with Thomas Mwadeghu.

CORD warns of stern action on members opposed to referendum

The Opposition is cracking the whip on dissenters it views as too friendly to the ruling Jubilee coalition, and has warned them that they risk stern disciplinary action, including losing their seats in Parliament.

MPs in new plot to clip Mining Cabinet Secretary’s powers

MPs want to limit the powers of Mining Cabinet Secretary in controlling the granting of mineral rights to potential miners in the country.

CORD drops Mung'aro as Minority Whip

The fate of National Assembly Minority Whip and Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro has been sealed. Highly impeccable sources say that the opposition Cord joint PG meeting held on Tuesday resolved to sack him.

Mathare by-election: Semelango to know fate on Monday 28

Parties in a case where the former Youth Development Fund Chairman Gor Semelango wants the Mathare By Elections slated for August 7 postponed, have been directed to file and serve their responses by July 25.

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