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Stop claiming Uhuru’s projects, CS Munya tells DP Ruto.

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Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has told MPs allied to Deputy President William Ruto from Meru county to dacmp to President Uhuru Kenyatta's side. [File, Standard] Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya has told Deputy President William Ruto to stop taking credit for the government’s achievement, saying his office does not have a budget. Munya who has had a frosty relationship with the DP from his days as Meru governor it was wrong to credit Ruto with Jubilee development achievements when he is not the Head of State. Speaking in Tigania during public participation forum for the Coffee Bill 2020, the CS told the DP to stop attacking President Uhuru in political rallies yet still wants to claim projects started by the head of state. "You cannot be someone’s princ
Meet Pigbin Odimwengu:The Future Of Youth Leadership In Kenya

Meet Pigbin Odimwengu:The Future Of Youth Leadership In Kenya

Diplomatic Updates, Pop culture
Tell us a bit about yourself: My name is Pigbin Odimwengu.I am the first born in a family of five. I went to primary school in Bomet (Chemamul B Primary School)where I was raised in tea farms.I later proceeded to Homabay Nyajanja High School and finally University of Embu where I graduated with BED (Arts) and also served as SG of student council. 2)Tell us briefly about your party and what inspired you to start a party centered around youth leadership?Accountability and Transparency Party is brainchild of youth for change initiative that I started countrywide to create youth party. I was inspired by the suffering our people go through including what I went through growing up in a poor background.When I  was staying in slums of Mukuru I got more inspired to rise up and do something for m
An Early View of the Economic Impact of the Pandemic in 5 Charts

An Early View of the Economic Impact of the Pandemic in 5 Charts

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The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the world into a recession. For 2020 it will be worse than the global financial crisis. The economic damage is mounting across all countries, tracking the sharp rise in new infections and containment measures put in place by governments. China was the first country to experience the full force of the disease, with confirmed active cases at over 60,000 by mid-February. European countries such as Italy, Spain, and France are now in acute phases of the epidemic, followed by the United States where the number of active cases is growing rapidly. In many emerging market and developing economies, the epidemic appears to be just beginning. In Italy, the first country in Europe to be severely hit, the government imposed a national lockdown on March 9 to co...
EDITORIAL: Citizens should help in fight against Covid-19

EDITORIAL: Citizens should help in fight against Covid-19

Diplomatic Updates, Economy, Featured, Lifestyle
The confusion that followed the safety measures announced by the government on Monday to limit the spread of the coronavirus is regrettable. President Uhuru Kenyatta declared that movement of people in and out of the Nairobi Metropolitan Area, Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale has been canceled for 21 days to slow down infections. The announcement, however, caused major confusion on who would be affected by the order. Many took to social media with queries on whether they would be allowed to ferry goods in and out of the affected areas or whether they would be allowed to seek medical attention in facilities outside the areas covered by the restrictions. Although the decision was the right one, the message was lost to many Kenyans due to lack of clarity. Some of the government...