Photo: NCIC Chairman Dr. Samuel Kobia (Centre) with other commissioners during a press conference, Courtesy, NCIC Rift Valley residents have been left only hoping for the opposite after National Cohesion and Integration Commission marked (NCIC) mapped six locations as possible violence hotspots before and after the highly anticipated August General Elections.
United Democratic Alliance which is associated with the deputy president William Ruto has today come out clearly following yesterday violence which took place in Kondele where deputy president William Ruto was forced to cut off his speech due to eruption of violence among angry youths. According to the letter wrote by UDA Chairman Senetor Johnson Muthama, Kenya should take note of violence which is taking place in the country without government reacting on it.
Kapseret Member of Parliament, Hon. Oscar Sudi has broken silence after the National Cohesion and Integration Commission banned popular political phrase, "Hatupangwingwi" for allegedly promoting hatred in the Country. Photo Courtesy/ NCIC Chairman, Samuel Kobia The NCIC today announced a number of political phrases which they claim are promoting political tension in the country.
While showing displeasure to the National Cohesion and Integration Commission the Kenya Kwanza Principals kept reiterating that they will use some of the words in the lexicon considering that the laws are only made in parliaments. Moses Wetangula, the Ford-Kenya party leader assured NCIC that in their next rally they will use the words thy quoted as hate speech.
The National Cohesion and Integration commission shared a number of words in saying they should not be used because they are hate speech. Among the words barred is 'Hatupangingwi' which comes from Xyray song released during 2020. The song as been used by Kenya Kwanza Coalition to express how the common 'mwanaichi' wont allowed to be decided for.
A few days ago, while campaigning in Wajir County, the Former Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Odinga, made some outrageous remarks when he made utterances referring to the madoadoa. Picture courtesy. Former PM, Raila Odinga. This is a term which has been outlawed in Kenya as it has been seen to have caused the 2008 Post Election Violence that saw countless lives lost and millions displaced from their homes.
It is true that anxiety had gripped the Country since the start of the BBI reform process began last year, with the aim to review 2010 constitution. Unfortunately to supporters, it was upheld as illegality by the same constitution via court of appeal led by Judge Daniel Musinga last month.
The Nandi Senator Samson Cheragei lashed at president Uhuru Kenyatta for his utterances he made while in a burial ceremony at Vihiga county yesterday. Cheragei has pointed out that the president is setting this country on fire. He also added that his statement now defeats the value of handshake that him and his ally Raila Odinga have been using to preach peace in the country. Samson noted that he can not still comprehend why the president made such utterances knowing very well he is a symbol of unity. The staunch
The Orange Democratic party leader and the former prime minister has apologized over his Wajir County remarks "Madoadoa". His apologies came barely few hours after National Cohesion and Integration Commission summoned him to appear before the disciplinary committee. In Kenya, the word "Madoadoa" has been considered hate speech and any Politician using it before the public would face the rule of law.
Kenyans have elicited mixed reactions after details emerged that the National Cohesion And Integration Commission has Allegedly summoned the Kakamega Senator Clephas Malala over his utterances on the planned Bukhungu meeting in Kakamega. Senator Malala has vowed the planned meeting by the COTU boss Francis Atwoli won't happen in Kakamega citing that it is about the endorsement of the Orange Democratic Party Leader Raila Odinga.
Deputy President William Ruto’s ‘hustlers versus dynasties’ campaign slogan could soon land him and his political allies in jail, in addition to being banned from holding public office, if a proposed Bill is passed into law. Lawmakers have drafted a Bill that imposes severe fines, jail time and makes it a basis for removal from office any leader who propagates ‘class divisions’ in the country. DP Ruto’s campaign slogan positions ‘hustlers’ as ordinary Kenyans seeking their place on the country’s
The Member of Parliament of Suna East, honorable Junet Mohamed said some bad words concerning Senator Isaac Mwaura, who was nominated by the Jubilee party. The vocal ODM legislator said that Senator Isaac Mwaura is not a person with disability, he even claimed that he is just a politician who bleached in order to get nominated. His utterances have landed him in trouble. Reports by the Star Newspaper indicated that the National Cohesion and Integration Commission has highly condemned his utterances and the commission
Emurua Dikirr member of parliament Johana Ngeno is now officially a guest of the state after the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions officially approved his arrest and prosecution. Through the official communication from Noordin Haji, his office has indicated that there is sufficient evidence to initiate the prosecution of the MP under National Cohesion and Integration act. "DPP Noordin Haji gives approval for the arrest and prosecution of Johana Ngeno, MP for Emurua Dikirr for uttering statements
Director of Public Prosecution(DPP) Noordin Haji has given approval for the arrest and prosecution of Johana Ngeno, Member of Parliament( MP) for Emurua Dikirr. The DPPs order comes a day after the MP uttered statements intended to stir up ethnic animosity amongst different communities residing within Trans Mara area over the weekend. In a statement, the DPP added that the conduct of the MP was offensive and intended or was likely to provoke a breach of peace within Transmara. "Consequently I am satisfied that
Plans are in place to criminalise the dynasty vs hustler narrative stating that those remarks should be termed as hate speech.DP Ruto is well known for the usage of the narrative as his strategy for the top seat come 2022 general elections. The DP has however on many occasions defended his narrative adding that the narrative is hinged on the bottom to top politics, where according to DP, every Kenyan citizen has a say in the government. The National Assembly committee led by Paul Koinange, the Member of Parliament