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THE STAR APOLOGISES TO NICHOLAS BIWOTT

The following statement was printed in today’s Star newspaper: In a news report by John Nalianya published on August 6, 2014, under the headline ‘Dolan wants ex-MP kicked out of task force’, The Star stated that Mr Nicholas Biwott had been ‘among those mentioned’ In the Akiwumi Report (1999) into tribal violence. The perception created […]

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THE MISREPORTED LIFE AND ‘DEATH’ OF NICHOLAS BIWOTT

“The report of my death was an exaggeration”, declared the famous American writer Mark Twain (often misquoted) in June 1897. Former cabinet minister Nicholas Biwott must be thinking very similar thoughts after Citizen TV reporter Willis Raburu declared him dead via Twitter only to announce a short while later that Biwott was alive and well […]

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FALSE TESTIMONY IN MERU

A witness whose testimony appeared in a petition challenging the election of Godana Doyo as Isiolo governor at the last election has admitted to the High Court in Meru that she lied but she has been let off with a “stern warning”. The obscure case received little coverage in Kenya’s newspapers but it raises another […]

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THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NGOs: CHAPTER 6 OF KENYA’S NEW CONSTITUTION AND PASSING THE ‘INTEGRITY TEST’

A lobby group, the National Council of NGO’s, has said it aims to block all candidates at the next election who fail to meet the ‘integrity test’ as required under the new constitution. It sounds laudable in some respects but the Kenya Forum has its concerns. The integrity test in the new constitution (Chapter 6) […]

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THE KENYAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION REPORT (PART 5) – KILIKU, AKIWUMI, TRIBAL CLASHES AND THE FACES OF IMPUNITY

Kenya is a country that has been scarred by inter-tribal violence particularly at the time of elections. It was right and proper therefore that the Kenyan Human Rights Commission (KHRC) addressed this issue in their recently published report Lest We Forget: The Faces of Impunity in Kenya. Numerous names listed in Lest We Forget are […]

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Michael Olunga scores a hat trick against Las Palmas

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