Last Updated: August 31, 2014 12:45

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Kenya’s tourism gets a shot in the arm

Kenyan tourism got a shot in the arm with the arrival of leading American televangelist Dr Creflo Dollar in Nairobi Saturday. Upon his arrival, Dr Creflo declared Kenya a safe destination.

Raila leaving nothing to chance in Nyanza

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga is keen to consolidate support for the referendum push in his Nyanza backyard, with areas where Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) fortunes have dwindled being his key target.

CORD, Jubilee now bank on MCAs in battle for or against referendum

With the collection of signatures for the referendum now well underway, the exercise has come down to a battle for the control of county assemblies.

TNA faces setbacks in digital platform recruitment drive

The National Alliance (TNA) has admitted there are setbacks in its digital platform recruitment drive, even as it re-structures in preparation for internal elections.

Ruto extends olive branch to Kalonzo, Kamba leaders

Deputy President William Ruto has asked former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka and other Kamba leaders to work with the Jubilee administration.

TNA supporters demand for elections

TNA supporters in Nakuru have called on the party to call for nationwide elections to end wrangles and strengthen the party ahead of the 2017 general elections.

Muturi: Parliament will not gag media

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has ruled out the possibilities of enacting laws that could rein in the freedom of the media by penalizing journalists who report on Parliamentary proceedings without permission.

Speaker survives impeachment bid

Bomet county speaker Geoffrey Kipngetich has survived an impeachment bid. Members of the County Assembly unanimously rejected the motioned spearheaded by Merigi Ward Representative Sammy Chelule.

Supreme Court upholds Governor Evans Kidero’s election

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Evans Kidero as Nairobi County Governor.

MPs accused of frustrating devolution

Leaders from the county have hit out at some members of the National Assembly for maligning Governor Ahmed Abdullahi.

MPs change House rules to force Cabinet secretaries to appear in Parliament

MPs yesterday approved changes to the House rules to force Cabinet secretaries to appear in the House and respond to questions. The lawmakers said at least three Cabinet secretaries will have to be present in the House every Tuesday morning.

House to cut short recess to debate recent appointments of ambassadors, NIS boss

The National Assembly will be forced to cut short its recess to discuss the recent appointments of ambassadors, high commissioners and the Director of the National Intelligence Service (NIS).

Supreme Court to resolve Ngilu, NLC dispute

The supremacy battles pitting Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu against the National Lands Commission will have to be resolved by the Supreme Court.

MPs to help CORD collect signatures for referendum

ODM has tasked its MPs to take CORD’s referendum campaigns to the grassroots and spearhead collection of signatures as the House goes on recess.

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