Kenyan News: Politics

China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Confusion mars Ruto UDA-ANC merger plan as officials object
Ruto and Mudavadi say the two parties are negotiating to fold and form one. The creation of a new party has caused anxiety among elected leaders in both parties.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
State accused of blackmail in Bill approval
Mombasa Women Rep Zam Zam Mohammed said intimidation would not work on MPs as Speaker Moses Wetang’ula dismissed the allegations from the opposition.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Kenyans express anger as Ruto MPs force disputed finance bill down throats
Speaker Wetangula says 204 MPs voted to push the Bill through the Second Reading against 115. Bill now proceeds to the Third Reading stage also known as the Committee of the Whole Stage
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MPs approve Finance Bill, vote disputed
Members petition Speaker Moses Wetang’ula for a division.
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Azimio Senators warn of recall for MPs backing Finance Bill 2024
As MPs prepare to vote on the Finance Bill of 2024, Azimio Senators have threatened to recall any coalition members who support the Bill.
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Court throws out Wetangula request to block case
The court stated that it would deliver a full ruling and reasons thereof as to why it rejected Wetangula's application on December 6, 2024.
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D-Day as MPS vote on the Finance Bill report
Debate on the Second Reading of the Bill resumes this morning.
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Activist Nuru Okanga charged with spreading lies about DP Gachagua
Okanga was accused of ‘‘knowingly and unlawfully published false, defamatory and threatening information online while using the Tiktok account.’’
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Inside UDA, ANC merger plan
Merger sets the pace for major shakeup in Kenya's political landscape.
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Finance Bill: Why Azimio rejected Ruto’s offer
Opposition leaders decline President Ruto’s political bait into winning their support.
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Birth of a new revolt as 'Gen Z' redefines demos in the country
Observers say the movement threatens the position of those in power, as they lack formal channels of engaging the protesters.
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Running battles as protesters and police clash in Mombasa
The youthful protestors first converged at the iconic Elephant Tusks along Moi Avenue and carried placards denouncing the governments proposed taxes.
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An out-of-favour Ruto side struggles to justify new taxes
Majority Leader Kimani Ichungw’ah says the high taxes are necessary to ensure the growth of the manufacturing sector.
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Realignment looms after Ruto and Mudavadi agree to form new party
UDA and ANC top leaders met at State House yesterday and agreed to merge.
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Raila and Gachagua meet face-to-face in Ramaphosa event
The DP delivered a message on behalf of President Ruto following Cyril Ramaphosa’s re-election victory.
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UDA and ANC parties form committee for merger talks
President William Ruto's ruling party United Democratic Alliance (UDA) could soon merge with Amani National Congress (ANC) after the two parties formed a joint committee to expedite the process.
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Azimio demand recall of the finance Bill, 2024
Azimio accused President William Ruto's administration of playing mind games with Kenyans.
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Forgiveness? Jubilee sets conditions for Gachagua
Gachagua seek forgiveness on the streets while continuing to sabotage Jubilee party's leadership.
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Governor Guyo, Ledama exchange words in face-off at Senate
Guyo was enraged when some Senators claimed that he was presiding over an incompetent administration.
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Ruto turns up heat on Gachagua rivals, sends him to South Africa
The DP has been the butt of jokes in recent days over his political stand.
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How Ruto shielded Gachagua from MPs’ attack
President Ruto stops Kenya Kwanza MPs from discussing his under fire deputy.
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Violence rocks Nairobi CBD as protestors reject spending plan
This came as the US embassy issued an alert, urging its citizens to exercise caution owing to the Finance Bill protests.
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State makes concessions on new taxes but...
The 16% VAT tax on bread, 2.5% annual motor vehicle tax, and Eco Levy on locally manufactured products among tax proposals dropped.
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MP pushes for law to jail Kenyans in protests without permits
The Bill will have far-reaching consequences on organisations and individual members of the public who organise public protests and gatherings. 
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Kenya Kwanza's tax concessions are not enough, says Azimio
Wandayi said the coalition would shoot down the Finance Bill if some changes would not be shelved and wants it withdrawn.
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Ruto, under siege, bows to pressure, withdraws some unpopular taxes
The turnabout follows sustained pressure, which culminated in street protests.
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A cornered Ruto bows to pressure, drops some unpopular taxes
The turnabout follows sustained pressure, which culminated in street protests.
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Ruto summons 'friendly MPs' for meeting ahead of Finance Bill debate
MPs invited to the meeting include those from Kenya Kwanza, Azimio rebels and independent MPs who have been working with the Ruto administration.
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Cracks in ruling Kenya Kwanza force Ruto to eye new alliances
Significant lobbying is happening behind the scenes with the President warming towards new political pacts
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Why DP Gachagua is a man on war path
Gachagua insists that he will not relent in his quest despite harsh criticism from Cabinet level to legislators, who are not happy with his sudden change of political game plan.
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Muthama’s Damascus Moment and reunion with Kalonzo
President Ruto's allies dismiss claims that Kamba community has been left out.
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Your time is up, Ukambani Ruto allies tell Kalonzo and Muthama
CS Mutua says people clamouring for political relevance by offering to organise a meeting between Ruto and Kamba leaders are doing so out of greed.
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Stop it! Kahiga tells Ruto
Mutahi Kahiga tells President Ruto to rein in his troops attacking DP Rigathi Gachagua.
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Ruto makes last ditch effort to pass Finance Bill 2024
MPs invited to the meeting include those from Kenya Kwanza, Azimio rebels and independent MPs who have been working with the Ruto administration.
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Joho: ODM will punish MPs who back Finance Bill
Hassan Joho dared rebels to back the Finance Bill that promised new taxes, even as he urged a bipartisan approach to defeating the proposed law.
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Gachagua's Mt Kenya visits building his local support, boosting image
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has made 30 trips to his backyard and 6 trips to other parts of the country in the last two months.
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Ruto to meet MPs tomorrow over controversial Finance Bill
MPs invited to the meeting include those from Kenya Kwanza, Azimio rebels and independent MPs who have been working with the Ruto administration.
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Natembeya; 'Tawe movement' is unstoppable
Trans Nzoia Governor George Natembeya has insisted that his ‘Tawe’ political movement is unstoppable.
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National Assembly: House of honour or slaughterhouse?
Nandi Senator Samson Cherarkey has accused the Speaker of playing partisan politics.
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