The poor working relationship between president Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto has been the topic of discussion lately following the offer by Bishops to unite them. The Bishops are keen on ensuring that the two shake hands before the next general election so as to guarantee a peaceful poll. Moreso, Political pundits agree that it's important that the two heed the clergies' advise and work together. Political analyst Barrack muluka has asked the former brothers to consider the prayers of the men of
Professor Makau Mutua The stand off between the most powerful men in Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto has attracted the attention of professor Makau Mutua. In his article appearing on the Sunday nation, the US based scholar acknowledges the huge influence the deputy president William Ruto has in government.
The institution of vice-presidency and currently deputy presidency has historically occupied an ambiguous position in Kenya. In recent years, however, the institution has attracted far greater public and scholarly attention than it ever. Although protocol, ranks and the duties assigned to the nation’s second office, have not been commensurate with that status, the drafters of the Constitution saw it as a backstop measure.
South Sudan is currently facing a very huge shortage of fuel after the fuel trucks from other countries like Kenya and Uganda delayed the distribution of fuel into the country. Many fuel stations have run out of fuel as motorists line up on the station's waiting for fuel i.e Trinity Petro Station.
Professor Makau Mutua's article on who between the deputy president William Ruto and president Uhuru Kenyatta is in charge has elicited mixed reactions on-line. In the article that appeared on Sunday nation, the US based professor explained the dangers of the sharp divisions Currently exhibited by Uhuru and his principal assistant Ruto.
The murder trial of Sharon and the unborn baby begins on Monday at Milimani Court. Lawyer Dunya Riek has been closely following the proceedings. He reports that Governor Okoth Obado and the two accused are already in a city hotel in Nairobi. ''The story of Sharon shall be told without censoring anything, How it started, how she became pregnant, how she took refuge in Tanzania, lured back into the country,'' he said.
President Salva Kiir Mayardit, his First Vice President, Dr Riek Machar and other leaders in the country must be given adequate time to continue partnering for peace. First of all, the ongoing psychological media embarked on the so-called People’s Coalition for Civil Action (PCCA) is disturbing.