Kenyan nominations: Choosing thieves and land-grabbers

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Joe Khamisi

In a few days, the contentious – sometimes violent – party nominations ahead of Kenya’s forthcoming general elections will come to an end and the final and most delicate leg of the political phase will begin.

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Kenya opposition supporters wait for the white smoke as lawlessness spreads

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Joe Khamisi

Anyone following the political developments in Kenya must be worried, very worried, about the state of lawlessness as the country approaches a consequential general election less than four months away.

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Kenyans dont eat tar or gobble megawatts

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Joe Khamisi

In the early seventies, Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Njoroge Mungai, was asked by his Dagoretti South constituents what he had done for them to deserve re-election as their Member of Parliament.

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Kenyan Opposition in a quandary over top gun

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Joe Khamisi

It is not difficult to understand the unrelenting conundrum that has befallen the four gentlemen at the head of the opposition NASA coalition in Kenya.

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Mess with these two Kenyan icons at your own peril

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Joe Khamisi

If there are two people Kenyan politicians must not mess with, it is the former President Daniel Arap Moi, and Mama Ngina, wife of founding father Jomo Kenyatta and mother of incumbent President Uhuru.

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No Raila, on this one, you are off the mark

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Joe Khamisi

In the heat of the American presidential campaign last year Donald Trump threatened to jail his opponent Hillary Clinton if he became president. He accused her of endangering national security through “careless” handling of official e-mails while she was Secretary of State.

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