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Wetangula Warns Kenyans Not Elect ICC Suspects

information pills http://compspoultry.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-post-types.php geneva; font-size: small;”>Speaking in Ukunda showground in Kwale County, rx Forum for the Restoration of Democracy (FORD) Kenya Party leader, Moses Wetangula warned Kenyans against electing Jubilee Alliance leaders who are facing crime against humanity charges at International Criminal Court (ICC). He said Kenyans will bear the consequences of electing the leaders and Kenyans will not be in a position to with stand.

“You must always know what the international community says about this country and watch carefully because we can’t dismiss what they say as malice. We cannot afford to be isolated by our partners,” said Wetang’ula.

Speaking at the showground, CORD presidential Candidate, Raila Odinga reiterated that there is need for the country to listen to her international partners. Accompanied by his co-principals Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang’ula, Odinga said Kenya urgently needs reforms and those reforms can be realized in CORD.

“We have been waiting for change for too long and now is the time,” said the PM.

Addressing the supporters, former Kibwezi MP, Kalembe Ndile said that Kenyans should be given freedom to discuss land reforms. “If you don’t want us to talk about land reforms then it means that some of us like me will remain squatters forever,” Kalembe said.

Machakos County Senatorial Candidate, Johnston Muthama criticized the move by the Head of Civil Service, Francis Kimemia to dictate on the role of the President and Deputy President saying that he had no authority to do so.

In Nairobi, Amani Coalition launched its 10 point manifesto in its race to occupy the house on the hill. Flanked by the coalition principals Gideon Moi and Jeremiah Kioni Amani, presidential candidate Musalia Mudavadi criticized both Jubilee and CORD Manifestos saying are unrealistic and do not reflect the national budget realities.

“I have seen manifestoes that are stretched pipe dreams and heightened propaganda meant to hoodwink people,” said Mudavadi.

The coalition promised to assist the elderly (aged 70 and above) through a Sh5,000 monthly stipend and a comprehensive medical cover financed by taxpayers.

He said Kenya must balance its genuine expectations against the resources available for economic growth and the need to roll out our development wheels. “We must generate resources first then channel them into development,” Mudavadi added.

Amani government would diversify the economy from agriculture to include industrialization, science, innovation and technology.

He assured Kenyans full implementation of the 2010 Constitution while abiding to the rule of law.

In other news of the campaign trail, the organizers of the first ever presidential debate have said that they are set to conduct the much awaited debate today for 2 hours from 7 pm to 9 pm live from Brookhouse international School Nairobi.

According to the director of operations Francis Munywoki said there would be two moderators – NTV’s Linus Kaikai and Julie Gichuru of Citizen TV and shall engage the candidates with issues surrounding governance, social services (health and education), security and resource management.

Mr. Munywoki farther said that there will be an expert analysis on the thematic issues discussed where various experts will delve into the viability of the ideas projected by the candidates and put issues in perspective.

Only 6 out of the 8 presidential candidates shall take part in the presidential debate as Mohammed Dida and Paul Muite were said to have been time barred. Mohammed Dida was quoted by standard media having said that the organizers were so undemocratic to pick only the 6 candidates despite the Electoral commission having cleared 8 presidential candidates.

The team Is said to have compiled more than 5,000 questions directed to the six candidates through SMS, email, Facebook, Twitter and others delivered to Standard Group offices in Nairobi.

However the presidential candidates have said that they are ready for the big day. Martha Karua for instance told Chimpreports that she had returned from her meet the people tour on last weekend to prepare for the debate.

Kenya elects the 4th president on March 4 and a total of 8 presidential candidates were cleared. They include Raila Odinga of ODM, Musalia Mudavadi of UDF, Uhuru Kenyatta of TNA, Martha Karua of Narc-Kenya, Peter Kenneth of KNC, Mohammed Dida of ARC and Paul Muite of Safina party.


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