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Double blow for CORD as push to remove IEBC team fails

CORD Wednesday suffered a double blow after the House rejected attempts by its members to present a minority report alongside one that had dismissed a petition calling for the removal of nine IEBC commissioners.

Why Raila team set to meet Chief Justice Mutunga, IEBC

The Opposition has opted to follow a carefully crafted legal road in its referendum bid by reaching out to the arms of Government critical to ensuring its success.

ODM leaders split on push for referendum

Some ODM leaders from Nyanza and Western regions have opposed the push by the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) for a national referendum.

Kalonzo: It's time to end tribalism, forge unity

Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has lamented that deep rooted tribalism is undermining efforts to promote national cohesion. He said the vice is rampant and that no effort should be spared in order to end it once and for all.

ODM MP tells CORD to give Uhuru 'peace'

Sirisia MP John Waluke of ODM has asked CORD leaders to respect President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto and give them a chance to govern.

Cord’s referendum team to meet CJ Mutunga

The Cord's committee of experts are expected to pay a courtesy call to the Chief Justice, Dr Willy Mutunga.

TNA to discipline MPs opposed to Kuria, says Secretary General

The National Alliance (TNA) MPs and MCAs from Kiambu and beyond who have declined to support the party's candidate in the fourth coming Gatundu South by-election have been warned that disciplinary action will be taken against them.

Cord MPs defend State House visit

Two MPs from Kwale who were among other leaders that visited statehouse last week have come out to defend their move, a day after a section of Muslim clerics and leaders gave them an ultimatum of 14 days to apologise.

You want referendum? Pay for it: MP Irungu Kang'ata proposes

A Jubilee aligned legislator is seeking amendments to the Elections Act, which will compel anyone pushing for a plebiscite to incur the cost of the exercise.

Speaker Muturi warns against judicial dictatorship

The National Assembly has called for mutual respect and smooth co-ordination in discharging constitutional duties by the three arms of government.

Semelang'o wants name on Mathare vote papers

The High Court will on Thursday hear a petition filed by former Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) board chairman, who is seeking to have his name included in ballot papers for the Mathare by-election.

Muturi urges judiciary to respect parliament

The parliamentary leadership has called for mutual respect and coordination in discharging constitutional duties by the three arms of government.

Mwadeghu accepts appointment as new Minority Whip

Wundanyi MP Thomas Mwadeghu has formally accepted his appointment as the Minority Chief Whip in the National Assembly.

Governors: Give us more money or we will push for a referendum

The Government should reconsider the amount of money going to counties, otherwise governors will push for a referendum over revenue allocation, Council of Governors Secretary Peter Munya has said.

Jubilee's plot to counter Cord's referendum push

The Jubilee Government hopes to stop the Opposition's referendum bid by convincing governors that it has given county Governments enough money.

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