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Executive is Well Defined in Constitution, Accord The Star, Pg 20
Monday, 21 Feb 2011

Miguna Miguna writes that the way sections of the coalition government are treating ODM and the PM is unfortunate and uncalled for. They act as if they are the only ones forming the government and do not consult before making key decisions. The executive is well defined in the National Accord and

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Kenya Changed Forever Three Years Ago with the Accord Kenya Today, Pg 9
Monday, 21 Feb 2011

Bob Wekesa writes that Kenya changed with the signing of the National Accord in 2008. The Accord restored peace in the country and set forth a number of constitutional and institutional changes that are changing the country for the better. The new constitution and impending changes in the police

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PNU to Quit Coalition Weekend Star, Pg 1 & 8
Saturday, 19 Feb 2011

PNU is planning to quit the coalition following the squabbles over the constitutional nominations. The party plans to have a National Delegates Conference on March 11 to endorse the plan to pull out. They say this is the only way to ensure a smooth running of the country because Rails is destabil

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Michuki Says the Coalition is Now Irrelevant The Star, Pg 2
Friday, 18 Feb 2011

Environment Minister Jon Michuki has said the coalition government is now irrelevant because of the constant squabbles. He affirmed that the union between PNU and rift valley MPs is unshakable and one that will ensure the PNU side wins debate in parliament.

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Youth Team Up to Promote Peace Daily Nation, Pg 10
Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011

Youths in Wareng district pulled hands together in song and dance to construct houses for fellow IDPs in Yamumbi area. The drive by Kikuyu and Kalenjin youths had the IDPs that returned back to their homes and they regretted their actions and vowed never to take that road again.

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AG to Open Wagalla Massacre Inquest Daily Nation, Pg 8
Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011

PM Raila has instructed the AG to initiate a public inquest into the Wagalla masacre. Raila said he was confident the inquest would unearth the causes and those responsible for the heinous crimes committees punished. Raila was speaking at the 27th commemoration of the massacres.

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Grand Coalition will Last its Full Term, Vows Raila Sunday Nation, Pg 8
Sunday, 13 Feb 2011

PM Raila has asserted that the grand coalition government will exist to its full term. He said disagreements are normal and will be iron out amicably. Leaving the coalition is not the answer to any squabbles, he affirmed. Raila also praised the new constitution as an instrument of ending inequali

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Why MPs can’t Amend National Accord Sunday Standard, Pg 26
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

MPs calling for the amendment of the National Accord are making a desperate attempt that will not materialize. This is because the National Accord was an agreement between Kibaki and Raila and not an Act of Parliament. Also, calls to have Raila ousted as ODM party leaders must be supported by the

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