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Murder of Cabinet minister Tom Mboya and its aftermath


 Tom Mboya

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Recounting the death of Tom Mboya

On the morning of July 5th, 1969 Tom Mboya, President Jomo Kenyatta’s Minister for Economic Planning and Kanu’s secretary general, arrived at Nairobi’s Embakasi Airport from Addis Ababa where he had been attending a meeting of the Economic Commission for Africa.  Writes, Hillary Ng’weno in The Nation online. Continue reading


December 4, 2007 Posted by | Politics | 1 Comment


 Kalonzo Musyoka,

ODM-Kenya presidential aspirant

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When Kalonzo Musyoka says he is the next president of this country, he is not lying! Writes, Steve Musango. Continue reading

December 4, 2007 Posted by | Politics, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Rising insecurity very worrying


Raila Odinga, Kenyan Presidential candidate

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WE IN THE PENTAGON HAVE watched with growing alarm the spate of violence, killings and ethnic cleansing that is sweeping the nation in advance of the December 27 election. Writes, Raila Odinga in the Nation online. Continue reading

December 4, 2007 Posted by | News, Politics | Leave a comment