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ODM leader Raila Odinga returns to the Coast, a move meant to neutralise the influence of Deputy President William Ruto and tame rising revolts from proponents of a regional party.

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has made a case for his candidacy to fly the ODM presidential flag next year.

In his application for the the party’s ticket, Joho argues that he has stood with party leader Raila Odinga, even during the mock swearing-in ceremony at Uhuru Park on January 30, 2018.

“Those plotting evil schemes tomorrow (Sunday) should be ashamed of themselves. In politics, one uses persuasion, and not violence,” Ruto tweeted.

But on Sunday a huge crowd turned out to receive the DP who attended a church service at the African Independent Pentecostal Church of Africa-Gatura in Gatanga constituency and later addressed residents at Gatura, Ndakaini, Ndunyu Chege and Mukarara markets.

Aston Villa flop Mbwana Samatta and fellow-big name striker John Bocco headline a star-studded squad named by new Tanzania coach Kim Poulsen for two friendly matches against Kenya in March.

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