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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Dump Jubilee, ditch NASA, go ‘small’ and elect the man from Turkana

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Joe Khamisi

Two observations Kenyans have often shared relate to the political domination of certain tribes in the leadership of the country and associated concerns over the growing build-up of ruling dynasties.

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Africa hobbling out of the International Criminal Court

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Joe Khamisi

Africa, it seems, has begun the long-talked about process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Raila Odinga has an equal chance of winning the Presidency as Uhuru Kenyatta

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Joe Khamisi

“We will not settle for perfunctory peace that is disrupted every five years by an election cycle, Uhuru Kenyatta confidently remarked at his first-term inauguration on 10 April 2013. “Rather, we are calling and working towards a permanent peace… A peace that fosters unity.”

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Kenya’s political ‘titanic battle’ only a year away

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Joe Khamisi

After the weekend of political jamborees, defections, financial wastages, hyperboles, and sideshows, the race for the 2017 general elections in Kenya has begun in earnest.

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