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By: Kamande Muchiri ,  @mountkenyatime Worth Noting:   ODM Presidential hopeful Raila Odinga has urged Kenyans to learn from history to avoid making the same mistakes that were made in the past. While recounting the horrors that political detainees underwent at the infamous Nyayo House torture chambers during past regimes, Raila warned Kenyans they risk …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “In Nairobi for instance, I am running to become the senator. If the poll shows am above 70 percent in popularity, I will get the ticket. If we are almost tieing we can reach consensus and when that fails, we will move to the election by delegates or universal …

By: Kamande Muchiri @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: The Court of Appeal and the High Court ruled that the President can be sued in his personal capacity during his tenure in office for anything done or not done. Gatonye submitted that suing the President is a way of destructing him from performing his duties. “If it were …

By: Kamande Muchiri Worth Noting: “These governors are in the front line of implementing devolution as they say where the rubber meets the road. They are the one we have entrusted to improve the lives of Kenyans through devolving funds to the counties. We know that devolution has many detractors who want to take us …

By: Our Reporter Worth Noting: Kinuthia is successfully converting the silent majority to vote for him and his preferred presidential candidate Raila Odinga. Most of the youthful elites have started to buy into the Azimio narrative citing the fact that Captain Raila is allowing local originated parties to organize and join the Azimio Movement a …

Rashid Abubakar  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “There can never be two centres of power and anyone else taking credit for Government projects or claiming to have influenced major infrastructure development is a hypocrite and engaging in political conmanship,” he said. The CS urged public officials not to associate with individuals undermining the president and his policies. …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes The much awaited Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga big day is finally here as he convenes the Azimio la Umoja meeting today in Nairobi. Raila launched ‘Azimio la Umoja’ a strategic plan aimed at uniting the country in August this year. Since then, Raila has toured fourteen regions …

Worth Noting: The group also favoured Raila due to his demonstration of commitment to “guarantee our fair share of government commensurate with our real population strength. A commitment to increase the devolution fund. Respect for property rights.” “Consequently, we commit to work with Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga to build on President Kenyatta’s legacy and make …

By: Angela Maina  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: The Registrar of Political Parties Anne Nderitu has since reserved the name — Azimio la Umoja –as a possible coalition name following the application by Raila’s confidant, Suna East MP Junet Mohammed. The ODM leader is working on a pre-election coalition agreement with President Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party, and they …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: Kenyatta in another apparent support for Raila urged Kenyans not to discriminate against elective seat candidates based on age. “Leadership needs wisdom, which is mostly brought about by age,” the president said hours after conferring Nakuru municipality a city status. DP Ruto and his allies are on record, calling …