‘Young Turks’ push for ODM polls
Posted Saturday, August 3 2013 at 23:30
- Some MPs want fresh and youthful politicians to take the reigns of the party leadership
The don compared ODM to parties in other regions in Kenya where leadership includes young people.
“From the nomination exercise that saw young leaders win elections after decamping from ODM, the timing for the ODM party elections is right,” the don said.
|Police officers guard a body at the Chiromo Mortuary. [PHOTOS: FILE/STANDARD]|
Kenya: Criminals are now buying deadly viruses from mortuaries in what brings a new dimension to the underground body parts business thriving inside Kenya’s funeral homes.
They also swap specimen to tilt police investigations from those seeking to change evidence of a case.
“The common ones are blood samples for people who die in road accidents under the influence of alcohol and their lawyers or relatives don’t want this to affect their insurance claim,” an attendant said.
Multiple sources within Nairobi’s biggest public morgues told how a combination of poor pay and laxity in monitoring has pushed the morgue attendants to go to deadly lengths to earn illegal cash.
MPs’ probe finds shocking details on NHIF scheme
Posted Wednesday, May 16 2012 at 22:30
Prof Nyong’o’s autocracy, intolerance and lack of tact in handling industrial unrest may be his undoing
In the article, headlined Let parties pick candidates instead of subjecting voters to two elections, Nyong’o argued: “Why perpetuate the fiction that parties can or should nominate their candidates through universal suffrage?” Political parties, he wrote, are clubs that “are governed by naïve laws and procedures for political competition.” This, he reasoned, is how parties fuel conflict.
Fumed the minister: “The Board of NHIF has communicated to me that you unilaterally sacked the chief executive and four other managers. You have no mandate as the chairman. This is a breach of protocol and insubordination to me.”