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Moi’s son dies in Nakuru, Kenya

Jonathan Toroitich Moi, the son of former President Daniel Moi, died Friday evening in Nakuru.

Ex-President Moi’s Press Secretary Lee Njiru confirmed Saturday.

It was not immediately clear what caused Mr Toroitich’s death.

Kenya’s MP calls for demonstrations to kick out Uganda’s Museveni just like Bashir

Kenya ‘s legislator Hon Babu Owino has hinted that President Yoweri Museveni could be the next long-serving African Head of State to be toppled from power after Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, whose 30-year controversial rule was ended on Thursday , 11th – April – 2019 in a military coup.

Taking to Facebook Hon Babu Owino Embakasi East MP  and good friend of Bobi Wine called upon Ugandans to start demonstrations to kick out President Museveni before 2016 elections.

Why do Lawyers wear black & white uniform ? – Pamba Egan

Every profession has a certain dress code, and the people belong to a particular profession are recognized by their attire. Such as Doctors are recognized by their white aprons, engineers by their helmets and so on. In this way, lawyers are identified by their black and white attire. Though the color of lawyer’s attire is the same lawyers have a dress code that differs from country to country.

It is considered that lawyers have one of the most elegant dress code compared to other professions. Lawyers are considered as one of the best-dressed professionals. Whereas in some countries like Canada the uniform for lawyers is a red and white dress.

Kenyatta University students tear-gassed over Bobi Wine chants during Museveni lecture

Kenyan Police on Friday were forced to lob tear gas canisters at rowdy Kenyatta University students who were shouting pro-Bobi Wine chants outside a building where President Yoweri Museveni was giving a public lecture.

The students numbering tens at first complained about being locked out of the amphitheater where Mr. Museveni was giving his lecture at the main campus on Thika-Nairobi highway.

Why President Museveni’s two days in Kenya were heroic – Sam Evidence

A few weeks ago I was chatting with a friend who told me that he was in Kenya a head of the President’s visit, I did not keep it in mind until I got the news that the President had arrived in Mombasa receiving a 21 gun salute and being received by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

Uganda’s opposition hates it so much when we call president Museveni a performer and that’s why they demonize most of his developmental programs by adding propaganda on them and talking ill against them in order to make the public hate them.

Museveni and Uhuru to build a special military camp not a port – Miguna Miguna

Dr. Miguna Miguna one of the most critics to Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta who is serving his last term, has rebuked Kenya’s Uhuru and Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for building a military base to protect their interests in regional politics under the disguise of building a dry port.

Miguna said that the two statesmen are having a hidden agenda torwards the regional politics, which must be blocked by patriotic citizens of East African states to save the region from these leaders.

How people power in Kenya mobilised students to boo President Museveni

Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had a tough moment in his two day stay in Kenya , His visit to Kenyatta University was headlined as Kenyan university students were booing him as he tried to address them on his visit insight to Africa integration .

As president Museveni was addressing them, many were chanting People Power, Bobi Wine, leave power, among others. Intelligence has revealed how People power organised a week before to act on Museveni.

Museveni visits Moi, Speaker Kadaga in hospital

President Yoweri Museveni has visited the former Kenyan head of state Daniel Arap Moi and Uganda’s ailing Speaker of Parliament Ms Rebecca Kadaga at a Nairobi hospital.
President Museveni who’s winding up his three-day state visit to Kenya visited the two leaders Friday morning.

“This morning, as I end my three-day state visit to Kenya, I visited the mausoleum where founding President Jomo Kenyatta rests and paid my respects. I also visited Mzee Daniel Toroitich arap Moi and our Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, who are in hospital. I wish them a speedy recovery,” Mr Museveni tweeted.

Museveni to Kenyan youth: To drive integration, study Africa’s history

Study the history of Africa and learn from the factors that have impeded economic growth and political unity, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth.

He made the remarks at a public lecture at Kenyatta University in Kiambu County at the tail end of his three-day state visit to Kenya on Friday.

According to Mr Museveni, the impact of slavery, genocides, colonialism, and neo-colonialism in modern day Africa has had a great effect on integration.

Uhuru offers Museveni land to build dry port in Naivasha

President Uhuru Kenyatta has offered landlocked Uganda land to build a dry port in Naivasha town, President Yoweri Museveni has said.

Museveni was in Mombasa for talks with Kenyatta aimed at boosting ties between the neighbouring states.

Museveni and Uhuru hold talks in Mombasa

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Kenya for a two-day State visit in Mombasa.

Museveni was received by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa where State reception ceremonies were conducted.

Kagame on row with Uganda: It’s all politics

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday accused Uganda of erecting non-tariff barriers to trade in the region, which are detrimental to integration.

Responding to a question by Ellen Giokos, a CNN business reporter, at the Africa CEO Forum in Kigali on whether the closure of the Katuna/Gatuna border point was impacting economic integration in the East African Community, he cited past incidents in which Ugandan authorities have held goods in transit over flimsy reasons.

Aviation staff jumps to death at Kenya’s Moi International Airport

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) staff member in Mombasa died after jumping from an airport control tower on Friday, authorities said.
In a statement on Saturday, KCAA director-general Gilbert Kibe said the aerodrome control officer IIk, identified as Vincent Kiprop Koech, “lost his life after jumping from the control tower in unclear circumstances”.
The incident took place at Moi International Airport.
Mr Kibe said staff members would be given the opportunity to undergo counselling.

Flying Squad discover Sh2bn fake currency at Barclays Bank branch

Flying Squad officers have intercepted Sh2 billion in fake currency at Barclays Bank, Queensway branch in Nairobi.

Police sources said the owners were using the money to con people.

Lack of accountability for criminal acts rampant in Kenya

Lack of accountability for criminal acts and human rights abuses are prevalent at all levels of government in Kenya, the US State Department report says.

In its worldwide human rights report issued on Wednesday, US State Department says impunity persists in Kenya “despite public statements by the president and deputy president addressing the issue,” states the Kenya section of the report.

Ruto slams Rwanda over border closure

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto Tuesday criticised the imposition of non-tariff barriers by some East African Community member states, singling out the closure of international borders as “retrogressive”.
Speaking in Kampala a day after Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta made whirlwind trips to Kigali and Kampala, in the wake of diplomatic stand-off between Uganda and Rwanda, Mr Ruto wondered why leaders in the region said the right things, but acted the other way.

“We are seeing cattle of people being auctioned when they cross some borders…others are banning chicken while some EAC member countries are closing their international borders,” the Kenyan Deputy President said.
He added: “The discussion we should be having should be over the East African federation; that is the discussion we should be having. We should not be discussing closing borders. That in my opinion is a retrogressive discussion.”