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"We Will Support You for Standing With Us" Teso Leaders Tells Ruto, State What They Are Waiting For.

A section of members of the Teso Community from Teso North have assured President William Ruto that they will support him, and his government to ensure that he delivers his campaign pledges to Kenyans as captured in the Kenya Kwanza Alliance Manifesto. As quoted in a report by the Star, the leaders led by the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) coordinator Maurice Chetambe, the interim chairperson Mary Okedi and also Andrew Edukata a youth leader, Ruto has never let the community down, and that they will walk with his government.

  24 minutes ago ago

POLITICS

Why Creation of Mt Elgon County Satisfy the Criteria Envisaged in Kenya’s Constitution - Opinion

Kuria East MP Marwa Kitayama has made and drafted a radical bill to increase the number of counties to 52. He has proposed the creation of five new counties of Kuria, Teso, Mount Elgon, East Pokot and Mwingi. The Constitution of Kenya outlines the parameters to be used in alteration of county boundaries as follows: population density and demographic trends; physical and human infrastructure; historical and cultural ties; the cost of administration; the views of the communities affected; the objects of devolution of government; and geographical features.

  8 days ago ago
Why Creation of Mt Elgon County Satisfy the Criteria Envisaged in Kenya’s Constitution - Opinion

POLITICS

How Increasing Counties From 47 to 52 Could Advantage Ruto Politically Revealed

There is a Bill before the National Assembly that is being sponsored by the Kuria East Member of Parliament Marwa Maisori which is seeking to amend the Constitution and have the number of counties which are currently 47, increase to 52. The bill is seeking to amend the constitution through a referendum to have 5 more counties added to the current forty-seven devolved units.

  10 days ago ago
How Increasing Counties From 47 to 52 Could Advantage Ruto Politically Revealed

POLITICS

Names Of 5 New Proposed Counties As Another Mp Makes Radical Proposals

Kuria east MP Katayama Marwa. Kenya is set to have additional five counties to make it 52 is a proposal by kuria east member of Parliament honourable Katayama Marwa is implemented. According to the MP, some regions that were left out when the 2010 constitution was being promulgated have now come of age and can self-govern themselves.

  25 days ago ago
Names Of 5 New Proposed Counties As Another Mp Makes Radical Proposals

SOCIETY

A Man And His Daughter Alleged Dead, Others Admitted After Eating Veggies Suspected To Be Poisoned

A family of five has been reported to have Consumed Vegetables suspected to be poisoned, leading to alleged death of two people. According to information shared by local radio station Mulembe fm, a 45-year old man and his 3-year old daughter have been reported dead after consuming vegetables that are suspected to be poisoned.

  8 days ago ago
A Man And His Daughter Alleged Dead, Others Admitted After Eating Veggies Suspected To Be Poisoned

POLITICS

Top Kenya Kwanza Senator Wants Number of Counties to Be Reduced to 10, Here's The List

Kakamega Senator Boniface Khalwale has trashed Lawmaker Maisori's suggestion that five new counties be formed. He has stated, however, that the counties ought to be reduced to only ten. Marwa Maisori, a lawmaker from Kuria East, has sponsored a measure that would change Article 98 of the Constitution to establish the five new counties, which he claims will halt the ongoing ethnic strife and polarize elections.

  21 days ago ago
Top Kenya Kwanza Senator Wants Number of Counties to Be Reduced to 10, Here's The List

POLITICS

Kenyans Angrily Reacts To Nyanza MP Who Has Proposed The Increase Of Counties From 47 To 52

Kuria East member of parliament Marwa Katayama has proposed the bill to the parliament aiming to increase the current 47 countries to 52 counties. The UDA MP wants Kuria county to be included from Migori county, Pokot East County from Baringo county, Teso county to be added to Busia county, Mwita and Mt Elgon county.

  24 days ago ago
Kenyans Angrily Reacts To Nyanza MP Who Has Proposed The Increase Of Counties From 47 To 52

POLITICS

"Ruto Should Give Each Constituency 1 Billion" ODM MP Raphael Wanjala Claims

Photo: Budalangi member of parliament Raphael Wanjala (Facebook). Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Member of Parliament (MP) Raphael Wanjala has claimed that the money the 350 billion the government is struggling to find to send to the county for development should be given to constituencies.

  20 days ago ago

POLITICS

Busia Governor Quells Anxiety Among Residents Pending the Release of CEC Nominees

Over one week down the line since the first batch governors unveiled their nominees to the county executive (CECM), Busia County residents have been waiting for their turn with bated breath but the list was not forthcoming, arousing a lot of interest and anxiety on what may be happening behind the scenes.

  1 month ago ago
Busia Governor Quells Anxiety Among Residents Pending the Release of CEC Nominees

POLITICS

New Push to Create Five More New Counties

An MP has drafted a Bill seeking to create five new counties, arguing that the move would protect the rights of marginalised communities.Kuria East MP Marwa Kitayama says the Bill “will solve the perennial ethnic antagonism and divisive elections”. “The amendment shall ensure that the objects of devolution are realised and that the rights of minorities and the marginalised are promoted and protected.

  21 days ago ago
New Push to Create Five More New Counties

POLITICS

Teso North MP Backs Maisori's Additional Counties Bill

The Member of Parliament representing residents of Teso North Constituency Oku Kaunya has declared support for creation of more counties to cater for marginalized and minority tribes. Speaking in a local primary school during a prayer day ceremony for class 6 and 8 pupils, the National Assembly legislator said that Teso North and Teso South should be merged to form a county because the people living here are a minority tribe.

  15 days ago ago
Teso North MP Backs Maisori's Additional Counties Bill

POLITICS

List Of 5 New Counties That Will Be Formed Soon To Increase The Number From 47 To 52

A member of parliament of the United Democratic Alliance party (UDA) has submitted a proposal to the National Assembly seeking to increase the number of counties from 47 to 52. If the proposal is considered and approved by parliament Kenyan will be going to the next general elections with an extra 5 counties.

  23 days ago ago
List Of 5 New Counties That Will Be Formed Soon To Increase The Number From 47 To 52

POLITICS

UDA MP to Table a Bill Seeking An Increment of Counties to 52; To Be Used In 2027 If Approved

Photo courtesy; Kuria East Member of Parliament Marwa Kitayama proposed the increment of Kenyan counties from 47 to 52. However, Article 188 of the Constitution provides guidelines for altering the boundaries of the Country. Consequently, Kenya may use 52 counties in the upcoming general election should it be approved and passed by the National Assembly.

  23 days ago ago
UDA MP to Table a Bill Seeking An Increment of Counties to 52; To Be Used In 2027 If Approved

POLITICS

Attempts To Creat Five More Counties Must Be Defeated Senator Khalwale Stated.

Kakamega Senator Boniface Khalwale refuted a Missouri legislator's proposal to create five new counties. However, it was stated that the number of districts should be reduced to only ten districts. Marwa Missouri, an East Korean congresswoman, sponsored a measure that would change Article 98 of the constitution to establish the five new counties, which allegedly would halt ongoing ethnic conflict and polarize elections.

  21 days ago ago
Attempts To Creat Five More Counties Must Be Defeated Senator Khalwale Stated.

POLITICS

JUST IN: Another UDA MP Affilaited To President Ruto Proposes Amendment Of Constitution.

The number of counties would go from 47 to 52, according to a member of parliament connected to President William Ruto's UDA. The devolved units will be increased through a constitutional amendment that Kuria East MP Marwa Kitayama plans to introduce. Many MPs who believe their regions are underserved have come out in favor of the second-term lawmaker's initiative.

  22 days ago ago
JUST IN: Another UDA MP Affilaited To President Ruto Proposes Amendment Of Constitution.

POLITICS

Kuria Community Set To Get Their Own County Incase New Bill Is Passed In Parliament And Four Others

A member of parliament has proposed a new bill that will create five more counties incase it is passed. The counties as he proposes will be created after a number of considerations. There are those that might be created because of the population size while other's because of community differences.

  22 days ago ago
Kuria Community Set To Get Their Own County Incase New Bill Is Passed In Parliament And Four Others

POLITICS

5 New Counties Being Proposed By MP Kitayama In His Bill Set To Be Tabled In Parliament

Kuria East Member of Parliament who is allied to President William Ruto's led party United Democratic Alliance (UDA) is set to table a bill in Parliament seeking to increase counties in Kenya from 47 to 52. Photo courtesy. Five counties which are proposed to be created from the current 47 in order to increase the number to 52, have been revealed out by the Standard Newspaper according to a bill by Kuria East Member of Parliament Hon Marwa Kitayama who who is preparing to table the bill.

  24 days ago ago
5 New Counties Being Proposed By MP Kitayama In His Bill Set To Be Tabled In Parliament

POLITICS

UDA Mp Set To Table Bill Seeking To Increase Counties From 47 To 52

Kenya might go into the following general political decision with 52 regions, if a proposition by a Unified Vote based Partnership (UDA) Individual from Parliament comes around. Kuria East MP Marwa Kitayama is set to table a bill that tries to correct the Constitution, by expanding the quantity of provinces to 52 from the current 47.

  23 days ago ago
UDA Mp Set To Table Bill Seeking To Increase Counties From 47 To 52

POLITICS

"We Will Support You For Standing With Us" Teso Leaders Tell Ruto, State What They Are Waiting For

A section of members of the Teso Community from Teso North have assured President William Ruto that they will support him, and his government to ensure that he delivers his campaign pledges to Kenyans as captured in the Kenya Kwanza Alliance Manifesto. As quoted in a report by the Star, the leaders led by the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) coordinator Maurice Chetambe, the interim chairperson Mary Okedi and also Andrew Edukata a youth leader, Ruto has never let the community down, and that they will walk with his government.

  1 month ago ago

POLITICS

Current Kuria East MP Propose Bill To increase Number of Counties from 47 To 52

There is another draft in the making to ensure that a bill is proposed in the government to increase the existing number of counties in Kenya by five. He suggested on the possibility of this and through his statement he assured that it was all possible and that will be the next discussion which must materialize if this happens then we will witness the current number of counties increase from the normal 47 to 52

  23 days ago ago
Current Kuria East MP Propose Bill To increase Number of Counties from 47 To 52