Matiangi

Police should explore other ways to tackle destruction of property

On Thursday, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i announced that the government had banned election-related protests by National Super Alliance supporters in the central business districts of Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. This was an apparent reaction to the chaos and looting attributed to protesters earlier in the week. The government justified its directive on what it 

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elections 2017

Critical issues arising out of elections need to be addressed

On Monday, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared President Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected for a second time. This followed the October 26 fresh presidential election that was necessitated by the Supreme Court nullification of the August 8 poll over “rampant illegalities and irregularities”. This time around, Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate, 

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