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MP to Refund Missing CDF Cash The Standard, Pg 7
Thursday, 14 Apr 2011

West Mugirango MP James Gesami has been ordered to refund money withdrawn for personal use from his constituency CDF account. High Court Judge Daniel Masinga also issued the same orders to the CDF Board. Investigations had revealed that sh.1. 050, 000 had been deposited in MPs account among other

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Kutuny Incitement Case Dismissed on AG’s Orders The Star, Pg 4
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011

Cherangany MP Joshua Kutuny has been set free following instructions from the AG’s office. The trial court dismissed an incitement to violence charge brought against him during the referendum campaigns last year.

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Anti-Graft Unit Hints at ‘Big’ Disclosure Daily Nation, Pg 8
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011

KACC has said it will make a big announcement on the war on corruption. These could set stage for new high profile scandals that are being probed. Its director Patrick Lumumba added that KACC will soon report on the progress of its investigations.

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R. Valley Residents Cautious about Uhuru-Ruto Alliance Sunday Nation, Pg 19 & 26
Sunday, 10 Apr 2011

Rift Valley residents are cautions of the relationship between Uhuru and Ruto. The residents are not firmly convinced that the two leaders mean well for the communities. There is also another concern of wanting to bring the two together while antagonising others. But the failure to resettle IDPs

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PS Urges Police to Guard against Hate Speech Saturday Standard, Pg 9
Saturday, 09 Apr 2011

The government has directed the police and provincial administration and the NCIC to monitor hate speech. Internal Security PS Francis Kimemia said they would not tolerate politicians inciting comunities. He said they will go as far as summoning politicians who have in the past weeks created dish

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Four ODM Ministers Targeted The Star, Pg 1 & 8
Monday, 28 Mar 2011

Seven politicians including four ODM ministers are among 3000 individuals being pursued by investigators after police commissioners Mathew Iteere ordered the reopening of 2007-08 violence. Also, one of the six suspects is intending to implicate Raila in the violence.

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Politicians could Face Bleak Future Sunday Express, Pg 5
Sunday, 27 Mar 2011

NCIC is working on a proposal on vetting procedure that will lock out politicians who perpetuate hate speech among Kenyans from contesting political offices. The targeted political offices include presidential, parliamentary, senate and other elective political offices. NCIC is working with the I

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Reconciliation among Communities is the Key to a Peaceful Kenya Sunday Standard, Pg 18
Sunday, 27 Mar 2011

Kwamboka Oyaro asserts that Kenyan communities hold key to guaranteeing prosperity and harmony. The way we see everything through the tribal viewpoint si detrimental to the unity of the nation. There is need to embrace each other to heal the nation and assure future generations of a better future

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