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Country In Mess Due To Poor Governance, Say Gen. Muntu

The former presidential candidate for Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), Maj Gen (rtd) Mugishu Muntu, has said the country is currently in a mess due to poor governance. “This country is in a total crisis because of bad governance by President Museveni. I don’t think he will leave a positive legacy,” Maj Gen Muntu told a post-election review meeting for

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Let Us Rethink Phased Reopening Of Schools

The Ministry of Education and the government should, therefore, find ways to look into and manage the frustrations of the people. Otherwise, the rules will continue to be broken with untold consequences. Pupils and students have now begun going back to school in the phased manner that the government provided. As of April 6, Primary Four and Five pupils had

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Former Ghana President, John Dramani Mahama Donates ¢10k To Family Of Murdered Kasoa Boy

Former President John Mahama has donated ¢10,000 to the family of the 10-year-old Ishmael Mensah Abdallah who was gruesomely murdered by two teenagers for money rituals in Kasoa. The consolation was made by Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate of the 2020 National Democratic Congress (NDC), flagbearer John Mahama on Tuesday. “On behalf of former President John Mahama and

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Deputy President, William Ruto, Dismisses Morocco Envoy’s Claims That He Back Autonomy Plan

Deputy President William Ruto has dismissed claims made by Morocco Ambassador to Kenya that he supports the autonomy plan as the best solution to the Moroccan-Sahara issue. In a letter seen by the Star to Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo, Ruto, through Chief of Staff Ambassador Ken Osinde, says the claims are false, and urges the ministry to deal with

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William Ruto, 4 Other Politicians Who Fiercely Defended Government Borrowing, Now Condemning It

Kenya’s ballooning public debt has caused a sensation for some time now, with a section of citizens slamming the Jubilee government for its insatiable appetite for loans. Kenya’s public debt currently stands at between Ksh 7.3 trillion and Ksh 8.4 trillion, equivalent to about 65% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Several leaders had earlier defended government borrowing, especially during

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Kenyans Have No Moral Authority To CRITICISE Government Spending Says Mutahi Ngunyi

Kenyans Have No Moral Authority to Criticize Gov’t Spending, Mutahi Ngunyi. Political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has sneered at Kenyans for criticizing the government’s spending and borrowing spree amid high taxation and the dwindling economic fortunes. The controversial current affairs commentator defended massive borrowing by the Jubilee administration and insisted that loans were good for the nation’s development. Ngunyi said Kenyans

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Bobi Wine Must Surrender “Bullet Proof Car” To URA, Court Rules

The outgoing Kyadondo East member of parliament and former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has lost his bid to block Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) from recalling his vehicle for a reassessment. His application was dismissed today Tuesday by the deputy head of High court civil division judge Emmanuel Baguma. Baguma argues that Kyagulanyi failed to adduce evidence to show that the recalling

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Police Evict Deputy President, William Ruto’s Allies From City Hotel While Planning To Address Press On IMF Loan, Lockdown

Police have evicted Deputy President William Ruto’s allies from a hotel in Nairobi where they were planning to address the press about the state of the nation. Conveners of the meeting said the officers asked them to vacate The Social House in Lavington for allegedly flouting the revised COVID-19 rules. According to a press invitation, the Tangatanga brigade was to

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Supreme Court Clears President Yoweri Museveni swearing on after St sting institutional Court Ruling

The Supreme court has issued an interim order staying the execution of the Constitutional court decision arising from the late Bob Kasango’s petition. The justices led by justice Kenneth Kakuru on March 18 unanimously ordered that a serving judge should resign before taking up any other appointment in executive or constitutional offices. They declared that effective March 18, any judicial

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Raila Odinga Declared Unwavering Support For BBI, Handshake

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) top leadership has affirmed its full commitment to the handshake spirit and the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) process. In a statement on Wednesday, March 31, the ODM leader Raila Odinga rallied its supporters to continue spreading the BBI gospel in word and deed for the country’s interest. “The meeting reaffirmed ODM’s commitment to the spirit

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