With next year's general elections now months away, the High Court's ruling seems that have sent Uhuru back to the drawing board.While Uhuru had on various occasions made it clear that the 2022 elections had nothing to do with the BBI, many still believe that he could have been planning to use the Referendum to influence who succeeds him.
President Uhuru is currently a man under siege after his Building Bridges Initiative project was temporarily stopped by the court.This decision by the High Court has place Uhuru at a crossroad since many believed that he was intending to use the BBI to control the 2022 elections.Uhuru's troubles have now increased after his key strategists have now sent him this warning concerning the 2022 elections.
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu has received a report from a committee of experts who had been tasked to carry out research on Covid-19.Suluhu was handed over the report on Monday by the taskforce chairperson Prof. Said Aboud Ikulu at the Dar es Salaam State House.The Wajir County Assembly alleged that the governor “had caused the health sector to run into disarray that had compromised right to the highest attainable health standards; and also that, “over Ksh.2.4 billion had been allocated to the department of medical service but the county referral hospital lab could not conduct COVID-19 tests due to faulty test kits and lack of reagents.
Things are becoming harder for the handshake principals that is the President Uhuru Kenyatta and the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Last week their BBI reggae was stopped after the High Court found 17 illegal proposals for BBI bill.The court also added that the process which the BBI promoters used was unconstitutional.
Photo Courtesy.The issue of Extra-Judicial killings in the country has been on the rise in recent years with several incidents reported across the country.There has been a growing tendency for police to kill those who are deemed criminals without trial at a law court.This type of Justice dispensation has often been criticized with the civil society keen to have suspected criminals taken to court and undergo a fair hearing rather than killing them without trial.
Daily Nation Court Throws power plan into a spin- According to Tuesday Nation newspaper headline,Last week's judgment declaring the Bill to change the constitution null and void has scuttled a deal for an anticipated super alliance, which was hinged upon the purposed creation of new executive positions.
Star Headline Headline - Uhuru and Raila Odinga troops mull plan B to salvage BBI.Despite optimism for a win at the Court of Appeal pro - BBI forces explore parliamentary process.Uhuru ,Ruto and Raila face acid test in mini polls.The electoral agencies will today conduct two parliamentary by-elections likely to give momentum to parties preparing for 2022 general election.
A section of MCAs drawn from the 47 County Assemblies have faulted the Judiciary over the recent High Court ruling that declared the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Bill unconstitutional.The MCAs said the ruling overturned the direct sovereignty of the millions of Kenyans that supported the bill as well as the 43 County Assemblies and both the National Assembly and the Senate that passed it.
Image Courtesy : Daily Nation Newspaper Headline - Inside the 15- point case to salvage Building Bridges Initiative Bill.Memorandum of appeal seek to overturn last week's High Court ruling.The stage is set for a legal battle in the Court of Appeal , with at least three cases set to be filed this week.
Daily Nation Form one selection is set to take place towards the end of this month .Form one will be reporting to school in July.Parents are scrambling for slots in top school with the ministry of education saying the process will be conducted electronically.The proponents of building bridges initiative have appealed the earlier rulling of High Court which declared the 2020 ammendment bill as unconstitutional.
Judgement On the BBI petitions to be delivered today at 2.30pm; the session will be live-streamed, Judiciary says.Hamas says several top commanders killed in Israeli strikes.Islamist group Hamas said several of its top commanders were killed in Israeli strikes on Wednesday, including its military chief in Gaza City, Bassem Issa.
Junet Mohamed says the five judges attacked President in a deliberate design to plunge country into a constitutional crisis.For sure the appeals are going to happen, somebody has to relook at this, and somebody has to see through what is purely a political exercise.We shall prove to the public and to the higher courts that this was sheer politics,” said ex-BBI secretariat co-chair and lawyer Paul Mwangi during a Citizen TV interview.
Just hours after Jubilee issued a stern warning to UDA and Ruto allies, the party has revealed that they are on a mission to popularize the party by meeting aspirants across the nation in a bid to solidify their base.This has been revealed by the Daily Nation.
Daily Nation All Bark and no bite?Ruto's wake up call- According to daily Nation headline,to his rivals the string of losses the deputy president has suffered in recent contests have exposed his soft underbelly but his supporters say he's the strongest politician.People Daily World could have averted covid-19 report-According to this headline, experts say toxic cocktail of dithering and poor coordination,meant that warning signs went unheeded and are urging radical changes to diplomacy.
President Uhuru Kenyatta might loose his job before the upcoming 2022 general polls should we go by tee latest high court ruling that declared the whole BBI process as illegal, a group of Kenyan lawyers has now announced.According to the news by the Daily Nation, a section of lawyers in kenya have now threatened for the first time to try an impeachment motion after claiming that the latest news has indeed proved that Uhuru and Raila have numbers because the high court ruling was based on the findings from local citizens.
The Standard Uhuru,Raila Power Team in BBI Fightback- According to the standard nation newspaper headline, the AG has filed a notice of petition under certificate of urgency, Signaling a legal battle to overturn last week's verdict by five High court judges and Allow the BBI reggae to go on Daily Nation Inside the 15 points case to salvage BBI- According to this headline,the stage is set for a legal battle in the court of appeal, with at least three cases set to be filed this week Lawyers are in a race against time,as the constitution provides that a referendum cannot be held less a Year before the general elections.This means the cases must be heard and determined by August.
Covid-19 has been a major threat in the country and by extension in the whole world.The virus has claimed the lives of people as well as paralyzing the economy of the countries.The pandemic is experiencing it's third wave since it's storm.The governments in partnership with the ministry of health and by Word Health Organization (WHO) in countries have been Operating in a bid to contain the deadly virus as cases seems to upsurge.
The government of Kenya in coordination with the ministry of education introduced a new move banning the repeating of students in a particular class for not achieving the pass marks to be promoted to another class.Since the introduction of 100 per cent transition by the ministry of education, it's now four years ago.
Image Courtesy: Daily Nation Headline : BBI bombshell Judges declare Building Bridges Initiative illegal, null and void dealing a death blow to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement boss Rails Odinga's bid to change constitution.The Key Findings President cannot initiate a constitutional change through a popular Initiative President violeted Chapter Six of constitution on leadership and intergrity by attempting to change the Supreme law through constitutional means.
Deputy President William Ruto once again finds himself engulfed in a dispute that has seen residents of Taita Taveta blame him for running a farm that has blocked canals that feed the lake which is very essential for the livelihoods of the residents in the area.An extract from Daily Nation According to the residents, Lake Jipe which is on its deathbed has served them for many years and since the coming of Ruto’s farm, the lake is slowly fading away because of the activities that the firm which owned by Ruto carried in the area.