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President Uhuru speaking a rally in Kenya on Thursday

The Kenyan President, viagra buy http://csrf.net/wp-content/plugins/bbpress/templates/default/bbpress/content-single-topic.php Uhuru Kenyatta has hit at South Sudan leaders for not steering the world`s youngest nation to the directions desired by her citizens.

In short statement carefully released on Thursday without pointing at names, find http://comeduraredipiu.com/wp-content/plugins/thrive-leads/editor-templates/lightbox/43_set.php a day after signing the ruling party SPLM reunification agreement, viagra buy http://chicken33.com/commande/wp-includes/customize/class-wp-customize-color-control.php Uhuru said the people of South Sudan struggled for many years and deserved to be destined to a distinct course not the current crisis which emerged owing to differences between leaders.

“We witnessed the signing of the SPLM Reunification Agreement between South Sudan President Salva Kiir, Dr. Riek Machar and Mr. Deng Alor Kuol which was overseen by Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete in Arusha, Tanzania,” Uhuru started his points.

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“Some of us have been involved in this particular process since the beginning of the crisis, and indeed it has been very agonizing at times to see leaders unable to talk to one another and yet they were the same leaders the people of South Sudan depended on to guide the young republic after struggling for many years,” he carefully added without naming any leader.

South Sudan was engulfed in the worst internal conflict in late 2013 when President Salva Kiir and his former vice president Dr. Riek Machar disagreed in SPLM meeting resulting to gunshots and consequently a civil war.

Presidents Uhuru, Yoweri Museveni, Paul Kagame, Ethiopian Premier Haillemariam and their Djibouti counterpart have been directly involved in several processes to peacefully bring to an end the South Sudan crisis mainly through the IGAD led peace talks.

They have so far held six Heads of State summits in different member countries and also Kiir, Dr. Machar and their delegations have been hosted in Kenya and Uganda.

Uhuru however remained hopeful for the implementation of the reunification agreement yesterday.

“We hope that the instruments that have been signed here will form the basis of bringing about peace in South Sudan which is the hope of the South Sudan and the East Africa region as a whole.”

South Sudan peace talks got a major breakthrough as rival factions of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) signed an agreement on Wednesday night aimed at reunifying the historical party.

Intense efforts spearheaded by regional leaders – which saw the Arusha meeting get into late night hours – marked a turning point in the bloody conflict.

The signing ceremony at Ngurdoto Hotel in Arusha was witnessed by an array of regional leaders including host President Jakaya Kikwete, President Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), President Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. South Sudan

President Salva Kiir, former vice President Riek Machar and Mr. Deng Alor Kuol signed the historic agreement.

Analysts say the agreement which was signed during the SPLM Intra-Party Dialogue Summit puts the young African nation back on the path of peace and development.

Among the issues agreed by both parties is the restoration of peace and stability in South Sudan and the demand for SPLM leadership to make a public apology to the people of Sudan for all the atrocities.

Under the signed agreement, the SPLM party leadership is required to reform and transform the political party by formulating and embracing policies that allow the culture of tolerance and ideals of democracy to take root.

SPLM leadership is also urged to formulate and implement policies that will abolish tribalism, sectarianism and militarism in political life and open up space for achieving a political environment that promotes genuine political pluralism.

The agreement calls on those who may have participated in atrocities during the conflict not to be allowed to hold public offices in South Sudan.

The SPLM leaders agreed to implement and comply with all provisions of the cessation of hostilities and use the Arusha Intra-Party Dialogue and IGAD mediation process in Addis Ababa to expedite the conclusion of the peace agreement in order to end the war.

The South Sudan political party leadership is also required to develop and implement a comprehensive programme for national unity, peace, reconciliation, healing and to promote harmony amongst the people of South Sudan.

The three factional SPLM groups are demanded to embrace reunification and reconciliation of the party leadership and membership.

The SPLM general secretariat shall be structured and reorganized in order to streamline its offices and functions to ensure efficiency and effectiveness benefiting from experiences of sisterly parties and Liberation Movements.

The agreement also demands that the National Liberation Council (NLC) shall revisit and review the contentious provisions, in the draft SPLM constitution to ensure internal democracy within party structures, before its presentation to the National Convention.

Other recommendations of the agreement include a requirement for the Political Bureau to develop a party leadership code of ethics and disciplinary procedures to be applied and upheld by all members irrespective of their positions.

In the agreement the term-limit for the SPLM national and state chairpersons of the party shall be two terms of 5 years each only.

The reunified SPLM shall abide by the terms and spirit of the IGAD Peace Agreement and that it recognizes the need for the establishment of a transitional government in which all SPLM groups and other political parties shall participate proportionally so as to end the war and establish sustainable peace.
By Kazungu Chai

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Lands and the Nairobi County Government to issue title deeds to all schools in the name of school committees and boards of governors.

He asked leaders, generic http://certoclear.com/wp-includes/capabilities.php including Members of County Assembly (MCA), viagra order to report to the authorities land stolen in their areas.

“If you are an MCA and you know there is public land that has been grabbed, dosage inform us so that appropriate action can be taken to ensure justice has been done,” he said.

The order follows an incident where police used teargas to disperse children as they fought a land grabber who intended to take their playground.

The scenes of violent clashes with police sparked off international condemnation.

Kenyatta has since vowed to crack the whip on elements behind the chaos.

The President Kenyatta spoke Thursday when he launched   the construction of the Nairobi Eastern Missing Link roads at Nairobi’s Muratina Road/Gen. Waruinge Junction.

Emphasizing the Government’s determination to take development projects to all parts of the country, the President expressed satisfaction that the road project has commenced in the Eastlands where majority of Nairobi residents live.

“We want to ensure that Kenyans wherever they are in the country receive services and are proud of their Government,” the President said.

He commended Nairobi leaders for working with the Government in promoting development irrespective of party affiliation.

President Kenyatta said the construction of roads in the Eastlands will accelerate development and enable businesses to thrive.

The President asked road contractors building the roads to employ the youth from the area.

He also asked young people to help in safeguarding security, saying no develop will be achieved without peace and stability.

“This is one way of building investor confidence and creating employment for the youth in the country,” President Kenyatta said.

On the fight against terrorism, the President appealed to all Kenyans to join hands in combating the global crime and guard against being divided on religious grounds.

“Terrorists are criminals and know no religious boundary. Let us unite in fighting them,” President Kenyatta said.

He thanked the European Union (EU) – the main financiers of the road construction project – for supporting the Government’s development agenda.

Speaking at the function, Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero said the road project will benefit a section of Nairobi that was previously neglected and where close to 84 per cent of the county’s population live.

He said the project will open up the Eastlands areas for business and improve the lives of residents.

Other speakers included EU Ambassador Lodewijk Briet, Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary Michael Kamau and political leaders from the area.

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