Sham nominations in Kenya have yielded many bogus ‘winners’

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Joe Khamisi

If what happened in party nominations during the past few weeks is the precursor of what is ahead, then the August 8 Kenya general elections could turn out to be a much troubled exercise.

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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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Kalonzo Musyoka’s Presidential goal is untenable

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Joe Khamisi

As was widely expected, Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, leader of the opposition Wiper Democratic Party, appears ready to activate plan B in his determination for a second stab at the presidency in the August 8 general elections in Kenya.

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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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