Uhuru and Ruto unveiled their slogan “Tuko Pamoja ” at the 2012 Afraha rally. That slogan was then officially adopted by party at a meeting in State House in December 2015. That meeting also decided to change the name from Jubilee Alliance Party to the simpler Jubilee Party.
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday ignored forceful advice from Finance minister Henry Rotich and Central Bank Governor Patrick Njoroge and signed the mass-appeal law capping interest rates. He called banks insensitive.
Parliament’s Budget Committee has called an emergency meeting this morning to discuss a cash crisis in the government. Star business writer Constant Munda sheds more light on the genesis and the possible remedies of the cash crunch.
Voting for the US presidential election is drawing to a close in a historic race pitting front runner candidates Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton . Security Advisory Services consultant Andrew J. Franklin explains the electoral process and the implications of the outcome on the African continent.
Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has directed all county commissioners and county police commanders to arrest politicians who spread hate speech. Nkaissery yesterday warned that cases of political incitement and negative ethnic mobilization are likely to increase as the country prepares for the 2017 general election.
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter has accused National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi of being a “stumbling block” in his bid to have Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru impeached. The Star Newspaper’s senior political reporter Ibrahim Oruko looks into reasons why Keter has been second time unlucky and the implications of the new procedure […]
The Chief Justice Dr Willy Mutunga success and that of two other Supreme Court of Kenya judges is taking shape, with the battle now shifting to the Judicial Service Commission. The Star Newspaper’s senior political reporter Ibrahim Oruko shares his insights on the succession row.
ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has said she has enough evidence for the conviction of Deputy President William Ruto and former journalist Joshua Sang in a response to their no-case-to-answer for their ICC cases. The Star Newspaper’s senior political reporter Oliver Mathenge analyses the implications of the declaration in light of other developments around the ICC. […]
To those who have witnessed the past upheavals that pass for Kenyan politics, last week’s events of politicians announcing the severing of links with sponsoring parties without actually doing so and claiming to have resigned from their positions without actually doing it, should not be difficult to read.
In the wake of the al Shabaab attack on a base manned by the Kenyan contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia in the south Somalia town of El Adde, many of our returning soldiers, as well as the many who died, are being hailed as heroes. On social and mainstream media it has […]
The Okoa Kenya Secretariat on Wednesday announced it has collected 1.4 million signatures in its campaign to amend the constitution. The secretariat said it will submit the signatures to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission next Tuesday for verification. The Star Newspaper’s Ibrahim Oruko explains the timing of the submission and why only 1.4 million […]