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Bunge la Kenya lamng'oa waziri wa Fedha -Kimunya

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    Mpaka Kieleweke JF-Expert Member

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    Bunge la Kenya jana lilimng'oa Waziri wa fedha kutokana na tuhuma za Rushwa na Ufisadi kwa kumpigia kura ya kukosa imani naye .

    Waziri huyu Kivuitu nafikiri wengi mtamkumbuka jinsi ambavyo alikuwa na kiburi wakati wa kujibu maswali kuhusiana na uchaguzi mkuu akishirikiana na Amos Kimunya .

    Nitawaletea taarifa zaidi hapa .

    Wasiwasi wangu ni kuwa huenda huu ukawa ni muendelezo wa Mapamabano ya Raila vs Kibaki.
     
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    Kenya - By Andrew Cawthorne and Wangui Kanina
    NAIROBI, June 29 (Reuters) - Corruption watchdogs and senior politicians rounded on Kenyan Finance Minister Amos Kimunya on Sunday over the sale of a luxury Nairobi hotel to Libyan investors in a deal they said had the whiff of scandal.

    Some called for the resignation of Kimunya -- at the helm of east Africa's largest economy since 2006 -- after he announced on Friday the Grand Regency went for 2.9 billion Kenya shillings ($45 million) in a government-to-government deal.

    "The price is laughable. It cannot meet the cost of soft furnishing alone," fellow minister Mutula Kilonzo, who runs the Nairobi Metropolitan portfolio, told local media.

    "The country has been cheated, and you can give this corruption another name worse than Goldenberg."

    The hotel, owned by a Kenyan tycoon accused of being the architect of the so-called Goldenberg scandal that nearly sunk Kenya's economy in the 1990s, is viewed by many Kenyans as a symbol of the graft bedevilling their nation.

    Kamlesh Pattni, who has been tried but never convicted despite multiple probes into the siphoning of some $1 billion of public funds over bogus diamond and gold export, handed the five-star, multi-storey hotel to the central bank earlier this year.

    Media speculated that had won him immunity.

    Kimunya, who told parliament last week the hotel's sale would be public, said in his statement on Friday authorities received too "sweet" an offer to refuse from the Libyans.

    He did not name the buyers.

    Critics accused Kimunya of under-valuing the hotel, which went for about 4 billion shillings when Pattni bought it in 1994.


    "MAFIA-LIKE"

    They also criticised Kimunya for the secret nature of the sale, rather than a public tender, saying the transaction had all the hallmarks of past graft cases that have characterised successive Kenyan governments.

    "The cycle of impunity that allows public officers to act as if Kenya is a nation without law must be broken," said local anti-corruption watchdog the Mars Group.

    It called for the resignation of Kimunya, Attorney General Amos Wako, Central Bank governor Njuguna Ndung'u and the head of the Kenya Anti Corruption Commission Aaron Ringera.

    "If these public officers won't resign, let's demand their immediate investigation and sacking," the Mars Group said.

    Lands Minister James Orengo said the sale was "mafia-like." He added: "The entire transaction was fraudulent. ... The sale or transfer of the hotel is not recognisable under the law."

    Legislator Gitobu Imanyara said he would present a motion in Parliament to censure Kimunya over what he termed "utter contempt of parliament".

    Kimunya could not be reached by Reuters for comment.

    But he was quoted in the Sunday Nation as saying he should be applauded for finally bringing money into public coffers from the controversial hotel.

    "What truth have I not told?" he said. "If anyone thinks that it was worth 6 billion shillings, why didn't they put up a bid to buy it?"

    Media, however, did not buy his story.

    "Mr Kimunya, the math doesn't add up," the Nation led its editorial page, calling for the annulment of the deal.
     
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    Kenya's parliament has today passed a vote of no confidence on Finance Minister Amos Kimunya
    over his handling of the sale of a luxury hotel in Nairobi.The MPs unanimously voted by shouting
    ‘Aye' after over two hours of debate on the motion.

    The motion was brought by the Ikolomani MP Bonny Khalwale.

    All MPs who contributed to the motion, including Mr Kimunya's colleagues in the Party of National
    Unity (PNU), criticised the Finance minister's handling of his docket. Mr Kimunya's sole defender
    was Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka.Mr Musyoka had wanted debate on the motion to be adjourned
    until tomorrow to allow for a parallel probe by Prime Minister Raila Odinga to conclude.

    Nation's Political Editor Emman Omari says that with the vote of no confidence having sailed through,
    Mr Kimunya is required to resign from office, and if he fails, President Kibaki has little choice but to
    act to remove him from office.The Finance minister stands accused that he ignored laid down procedures
    for disposal of public assets and companies, and for allegedly misleading Parliament that should the
    Government decide to sell the hotel it would be done in accordance with the law.

    Defending himself during the debate, Mr Kimunya denied that the sale of the hotel had been conducted
    in secret.He said the governor of the Central Bank Prof Njuguna Ndung'u had briefed the Prime Minister,
    Mr Raila Odinga, on the matter.

    The Finance minister also denied previous claims by the Attorney General, Mr Amos Wako that he
    was kept in the dark. Mr Kimunya told Parliament that he was aware that lawyers acting for the
    Libyan firm that bought the hotel met Mr Wako six times.

    Pressure has mounted on Mr Kimunya since his Cabinet colleague Mr James Orengo revealed last
    week the Grand Regency hotel had been sold to a Libyan company for about Sh2bn. The hotel was
    acquired by proceeds from one of Kenya's infamous corruption deals – commonly known as the
    Goldenberg affair – and was recovered in the public interest two months ago.

    The hotel was handed to the Central Bank who last week sold it to a Libyan firm. The value of the
    sale has been in dispute with Lands Minister, Mr Orengo saying documents showed the price was
    Sh1.85 billion and Mr Kimunya replying that the Government gained Sh2.9 billion in the transaction
     
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    Our Bunge should take a page out of the Kenyan Bunge's book as it were... muda wa kuoneana aibu na kulindana umekwisha.
     
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    Hawa ndio watu wanaojua kile wanachokifanya kwenye Bunge, angalia ufisadi wa 6 bln mtu anag'ooka lakini hapa kwetu Mramba kwenye Alex Stuwart alikatiza salama ,Mama Meghji naye akakatiza salama kwa kusema kuwa Kagoda ni national security .

    sasa ni lazima wabunge wetu waweze kuiga jambo hili na kuhakikisha kuwa fisadi halikatizi kamwe.
     
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    MPs pass vote of no-confidence against Kimunya

    Story by NATION Team
    Publication Date: 7/3/2008
    Parliament has passed a vote of no-confidence against Finance minister Amos Kimunya over his role in the controversial sale of the Grand Regency Hotel.


    Prime Minister Raila Odinga receives a report on the controversial sale of the Grand Regency Hotel from Attorney General Amos Wako. Photo/HEZRON NJOROGE
    This means the President can sack him or appoint a commission of inquiry into his conduct. However, the President is not bound by law to take any action against the minister. But Mr Kimunya can choose to resign as minister or await the President's decision.

    As Parliament was voting on the Motion on Wednesday, President Kibaki was waiting at Harambee House for a report that was to be handed over by a team appointed by the Cabinet sub-committee on Finance on Tuesday.

    The team led by Attorney-General Amos Wako scrutinised the records of the transactions before giving their recommendations. One of them was that Mr Kimunya and other key officials should step down to pave way for investigations. It also recommended that the sale of the hotel be revoked.

    On Wednesday evening, Mr Odinga said the report by the Wako team will be discussed by the Cabinet on Thursday morning.

    The Motion was introduced by Ikolomani MP Bonny Khalwale, who questioned the minister's role in the Safaricom Initial Public Offering, the sale of the Grand Regency Hotel and the controversy over the money supply contract with De La Rue, among other transactions. Dr Khalwale's Motion was seconded by Budalang'i MP Ababu Namwamba.

    And when it was Mr Kimunya's turn to defend himself, he said: "My hands are clean." He then enumerated his past record in fighting corruption since he was appointed Finance minister in 2006.

    On Grand Regency, Mr Kimunya said the prestigious hotel was sold for $45 million (about Sh3.15 billion) at a mean exchange rate of Sh70 to the dollar on April 8.

    "Following the sale of the hotel by the Central Bank of Kenya, I personally made a statement on the floor of the House in May regarding the disposal of the hotel," he said.

    According to him, the amount that had been deposited was exchanged at Sh65 to the dollar resulting in the Sh2.9 billion as the actual price for the sale. "This information regarding the sale of the hotel was availed to the Lands ministry," he told attentive MPs.

    Informed

    On Monday, Lands minister James Orengo had said that the hotel was sold for Sh1.8 billion during a press conference held in his office.

    On Wednesday, Mr Kimunya said that Prime Minister Raila Odinga was informed by the Central Bank Governor, Prof Njuguna Ndung'u, following the sale of the hotel. "The Governor of the CBK orally and in writing informed the Prime minister on this issue... Claims of secrecy should therefore not arise," Mr Kimunya said.

    On Mobitelea, the minister said it would be unfair for the House to ask him to answer questions on the shadowy shareholders yet the man who was the minister for Finance in 1999 - when the matter first arose - was still a Member of Parliament.

    "This could be answered by an MP who was then serving as the Finance minister in 1999 when the sale was hatched," he said. Nambale MP Chris Okemo was the Finance minister at the time.

    On De La Rue, Mr Kimunya said the company was awarded a $51 million tender after a stiff competition to print new generation currency for the period between 2007 and 2009. According to Mr Kimunya, the deal saved the country 20 per cent of the actual amount of money that could have been spent on the new generation notes.

    Urging his colleagues to discuss from a point of knowledge, he said that it would be "ridiculous" for Al Kazar to own 11 per cent of Safaricom shareholding as claimed by some MPs.

    Mr Kimunya said that he would produce more evidence as he received it and promised to disclose how some of the MPs who have been speaking on the sale were involved in the controversial deal.

    Twice, Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka attempted to block the debate pleading with MPs to wait for the outcome of the PM's report on the sale of the hotel to the Libyan Arab African Company Kenya Ltd.

    Mr Musyoka is the leader of Government Business in Parliament, and was opposed to the Motion, saying he could not contribute on it effectively because he did not have all the facts. He said the Government would give an official statement on the matter.

    His plea to put the Motion on hold was rejected by deputy Speaker Farah Maalim who said that since the matter was on the order paper, it should continue as per the House rules.

    The debate exposed divergent opinions in the Grand Coalition government with deputy Chief Whip Jakoyo Midiwo supporting its continuation and accusing Mr Musyoka of trying to portray that it was a fight between the Government and opposition. Mr Kimunya sat silently as the Motion was debated.

    In 1989, the then President Moi sacked his Vice-President, Dr Josphat Karanja, after the House passed a vote of no confidence against him. The then Embakasi MP David Mwenje, had accused him of usurping the powers of the President when the head of State was away. He was also accused of ordering some MPs to kneel before him.

    On Wednesday, most MPs who supported the Motion against Mr Kimunya demanded that he be sacked over irregularities in the disposal of public assets during his tenure, privatisation of some parastatals and award of Government tenders.

    To protect the integrity of the House and in the public interest, they said, Mr Kimunya should resign to pave way for thorough investigations. Among those who supported the Motion were assistant minister Joseph Nkaissery, Dr Khalwale, Mr Namwamba and Mr Jakoyo Midiwo.

    Debate on the Motion started at 4pm with MPs accusing Mr Kimunya of disrespecting the House and misleading it and its committees on a number of occasions.

    Dr Khalwale who urged MPs to support the motion and often referred to Mr Kimunya as "Prince of Impunity," said the Finance minister ignored the Public Procurement and Disposal Act in the sale of Grand Regency and thus the process lacked transparency and accountability. "We should send Mr Amos Kimunya packing as happened to his predecessor, David Mwiraria," Dr Khalwale said.

    MPs, he said, needed to be guided by the interests of majority of poor Kenyans, "the fragile economy we are trying to build, interest of prosperity and need for House, Cabinet, President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga to ensure zero tolerance to corruption".

    The MP, however, attracted the speaker's wrath for using unparliamentary language likening Mr Kimunya to a rogue or a leopard which broke into the goats' and sheep pen. The minister, he said, ignored calls to stop the Safaricom IPO and that he accused MPs opposed to it of acting out of ignorance.

    Implement law

    Mr Kimunya further failed to implement a law creating the Privatisation Commission, until the privatisation of Safaricom and Telkom were over, Dr Khalwale said, adding that the two entities were undervalued.

    According to the Ikolomani MP, Mr Kimunya did not disclose to buyers of Safaricom shares that the company had liabilities totalling Sh65 billion and that he only succeeded in paying the debt of people who mismanaged Telkom using taxpayers money.

    The Government oversight role at Safaricom had further been reduced following the reduction of its shareholding to 35 per cent "so that the elite club of eaters can continue eating". The reduction of government shares in the crucial telecommunication industry, he said, opened the country to a security risk.


    Dr Khalwale said the identity of Libyans who bought Grand Regency was unknown. The transactions, the MP noted, were done without the knowledge of the Attorney-General who is the Government's legal advisor.

    In his defence, Mr Kimunya said that the lawyer who had been acting for the Libyans had met the AG "at least six times".

    While moving the Motion, Dr Khalwale described De La Rue as a cash cow used to milk taxpayers money and that it was printing old currency notes at a cost which is three times more than that of printing new generation currency.

    To this, Mr Kimunya said that the country would have been required to change its currency notes every three years. He said he took the decision to ensure that the currency remained stable. He also said the Government had saved money from the transaction.

    Grand Regency

    Dr Khalwale also asked whether Mr Odinga who was in charge of supervising and coordinating government activities was aware of the Grand Regency sale.

    He said the minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Moses Wetang'ula, was a partner of Wetang'ula, Adan, Makokha and Company Advocates, which represented businessman Kamlesh Pattni, the Central Bank of Kenya and the new buyers Libyan Arab Africa Investment Company (K) Ltd in the transactions. Mr Wetang'ula left the firm after being appointed minister.

    Dr Khalwale also said the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission chief Aaron Ringera should explain what he meant when he said the recovery of Grand Regency was the sixth biggest in the world - yet the hotel was only sold at Sh1.85 billion.

    On Central Bank of Kenya governor Njunguna Ndung'u, Dr Khalwale said, "the good friend of Mr Kimunya", was placed there to perpetuate corruption and that he should quit together with the Finance minister.

    Later on Wednesday evening, a report released by the Wako team recommended that Mr Kimunya, Prof Ndung'u and the director of the National Security Intelligence Service, Brig Michael Gichangi, should step aside to pave way for investigations.

    The team also recommended that the sale of the hotel be cancelled. It also said that public officers in the Office of the President, the Ministry of Lands and Ministry of Finance should be investigated.

    After receiving the report, Mr Odinga said there would be no cover-up.
     
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    MPs pass vote of no-confidence against Kimunya

    Story by NATION Team
    Publication Date: 7/3/2008
    Parliament has passed a vote of no-confidence against Finance minister Amos Kimunya over his role in the controversial sale of the Grand Regency Hotel.


    Prime Minister Raila Odinga receives a report on the controversial sale of the Grand Regency Hotel from Attorney General Amos Wako. Photo/HEZRON NJOROGE
    This means the President can sack him or appoint a commission of inquiry into his conduct. However, the President is not bound by law to take any action against the minister. But Mr Kimunya can choose to resign as minister or await the President’s decision.

    As Parliament was voting on the Motion on Wednesday, President Kibaki was waiting at Harambee House for a report that was to be handed over by a team appointed by the Cabinet sub-committee on Finance on Tuesday.

    The team led by Attorney-General Amos Wako scrutinised the records of the transactions before giving their recommendations. One of them was that Mr Kimunya and other key officials should step down to pave way for investigations. It also recommended that the sale of the hotel be revoked.

    On Wednesday evening, Mr Odinga said the report by the Wako team will be discussed by the Cabinet on Thursday morning.

    The Motion was introduced by Ikolomani MP Bonny Khalwale, who questioned the minister’s role in the Safaricom Initial Public Offering, the sale of the Grand Regency Hotel and the controversy over the money supply contract with De La Rue, among other transactions. Dr Khalwale’s Motion was seconded by Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba.

    And when it was Mr Kimunya’s turn to defend himself, he said: “My hands are clean.” He then enumerated his past record in fighting corruption since he was appointed Finance minister in 2006.

    On Grand Regency, Mr Kimunya said the prestigious hotel was sold for $45 million (about Sh3.15 billion) at a mean exchange rate of Sh70 to the dollar on April 8.

    “Following the sale of the hotel by the Central Bank of Kenya, I personally made a statement on the floor of the House in May regarding the disposal of the hotel,” he said.

    According to him, the amount that had been deposited was exchanged at Sh65 to the dollar resulting in the Sh2.9 billion as the actual price for the sale. “This information regarding the sale of the hotel was availed to the Lands ministry,” he told attentive MPs.

    Informed

    On Monday, Lands minister James Orengo had said that the hotel was sold for Sh1.8 billion during a press conference held in his office.

    On Wednesday, Mr Kimunya said that Prime Minister Raila Odinga was informed by the Central Bank Governor, Prof Njuguna Ndung’u, following the sale of the hotel. “The Governor of the CBK orally and in writing informed the Prime minister on this issue... Claims of secrecy should therefore not arise,” Mr Kimunya said.

    On Mobitelea, the minister said it would be unfair for the House to ask him to answer questions on the shadowy shareholders yet the man who was the minister for Finance in 1999 — when the matter first arose — was still a Member of Parliament.

    “This could be answered by an MP who was then serving as the Finance minister in 1999 when the sale was hatched,” he said. Nambale MP Chris Okemo was the Finance minister at the time.

    On De La Rue, Mr Kimunya said the company was awarded a $51 million tender after a stiff competition to print new generation currency for the period between 2007 and 2009. According to Mr Kimunya, the deal saved the country 20 per cent of the actual amount of money that could have been spent on the new generation notes.

    Urging his colleagues to discuss from a point of knowledge, he said that it would be “ridiculous” for Al Kazar to own 11 per cent of Safaricom shareholding as claimed by some MPs.

    Mr Kimunya said that he would produce more evidence as he received it and promised to disclose how some of the MPs who have been speaking on the sale were involved in the controversial deal.

    Twice, Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka attempted to block the debate pleading with MPs to wait for the outcome of the PM’s report on the sale of the hotel to the Libyan Arab African Company Kenya Ltd.

    Mr Musyoka is the leader of Government Business in Parliament, and was opposed to the Motion, saying he could not contribute on it effectively because he did not have all the facts. He said the Government would give an official statement on the matter.

    His plea to put the Motion on hold was rejected by deputy Speaker Farah Maalim who said that since the matter was on the order paper, it should continue as per the House rules.

    The debate exposed divergent opinions in the Grand Coalition government with deputy Chief Whip Jakoyo Midiwo supporting its continuation and accusing Mr Musyoka of trying to portray that it was a fight between the Government and opposition. Mr Kimunya sat silently as the Motion was debated.

    In 1989, the then President Moi sacked his Vice-President, Dr Josphat Karanja, after the House passed a vote of no confidence against him. The then Embakasi MP David Mwenje, had accused him of usurping the powers of the President when the head of State was away. He was also accused of ordering some MPs to kneel before him.

    On Wednesday, most MPs who supported the Motion against Mr Kimunya demanded that he be sacked over irregularities in the disposal of public assets during his tenure, privatisation of some parastatals and award of Government tenders.

    To protect the integrity of the House and in the public interest, they said, Mr Kimunya should resign to pave way for thorough investigations. Among those who supported the Motion were assistant minister Joseph Nkaissery, Dr Khalwale, Mr Namwamba and Mr Jakoyo Midiwo.

    Debate on the Motion started at 4pm with MPs accusing Mr Kimunya of disrespecting the House and misleading it and its committees on a number of occasions.

    Dr Khalwale who urged MPs to support the motion and often referred to Mr Kimunya as “Prince of Impunity,” said the Finance minister ignored the Public Procurement and Disposal Act in the sale of Grand Regency and thus the process lacked transparency and accountability. “We should send Mr Amos Kimunya packing as happened to his predecessor, David Mwiraria,” Dr Khalwale said.

    MPs, he said, needed to be guided by the interests of majority of poor Kenyans, “the fragile economy we are trying to build, interest of prosperity and need for House, Cabinet, President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga to ensure zero tolerance to corruption”.

    The MP, however, attracted the speaker’s wrath for using unparliamentary language likening Mr Kimunya to a rogue or a leopard which broke into the goats’ and sheep pen. The minister, he said, ignored calls to stop the Safaricom IPO and that he accused MPs opposed to it of acting out of ignorance.

    Implement law

    Mr Kimunya further failed to implement a law creating the Privatisation Commission, until the privatisation of Safaricom and Telkom were over, Dr Khalwale said, adding that the two entities were undervalued.

    According to the Ikolomani MP, Mr Kimunya did not disclose to buyers of Safaricom shares that the company had liabilities totalling Sh65 billion and that he only succeeded in paying the debt of people who mismanaged Telkom using taxpayers money.

    The Government oversight role at Safaricom had further been reduced following the reduction of its shareholding to 35 per cent “so that the elite club of eaters can continue eating”. The reduction of government shares in the crucial telecommunication industry, he said, opened the country to a security risk.


    Dr Khalwale said the identity of Libyans who bought Grand Regency was unknown. The transactions, the MP noted, were done without the knowledge of the Attorney-General who is the Government’s legal advisor.

    In his defence, Mr Kimunya said that the lawyer who had been acting for the Libyans had met the AG “at least six times”.

    While moving the Motion, Dr Khalwale described De La Rue as a cash cow used to milk taxpayers money and that it was printing old currency notes at a cost which is three times more than that of printing new generation currency.

    To this, Mr Kimunya said that the country would have been required to change its currency notes every three years. He said he took the decision to ensure that the currency remained stable. He also said the Government had saved money from the transaction.

    Grand Regency

    Dr Khalwale also asked whether Mr Odinga who was in charge of supervising and coordinating government activities was aware of the Grand Regency sale.

    He said the minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Moses Wetang’ula, was a partner of Wetang’ula, Adan, Makokha and Company Advocates, which represented businessman Kamlesh Pattni, the Central Bank of Kenya and the new buyers Libyan Arab Africa Investment Company (K) Ltd in the transactions. Mr Wetang’ula left the firm after being appointed minister.

    Dr Khalwale also said the Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission chief Aaron Ringera should explain what he meant when he said the recovery of Grand Regency was the sixth biggest in the world — yet the hotel was only sold at Sh1.85 billion.

    On Central Bank of Kenya governor Njunguna Ndung’u, Dr Khalwale said, “the good friend of Mr Kimunya”, was placed there to perpetuate corruption and that he should quit together with the Finance minister.

    Later on Wednesday evening, a report released by the Wako team recommended that Mr Kimunya, Prof Ndung’u and the director of the National Security Intelligence Service, Brig Michael Gichangi, should step aside to pave way for investigations.

    The team also recommended that the sale of the hotel be cancelled. It also said that public officers in the Office of the President, the Ministry of Lands and Ministry of Finance should be investigated.

    After receiving the report, Mr Odinga said there would be no cover-up.
     
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    Later on Wednesday evening, a report released by the Wako team recommended that Mr Kimunya, Prof Ndung'u and the director of the National Security Intelligence Service, Brig Michael Gichangi, should step aside to pave way for investigations.

    Hawa wenzetu hawana utani na kazi ndio maana hata uchumi wao unakuwa zaidi ya wa kwetu ona ufisadi unamfanya hata mkuu wa mashushushu kungolewa ila hapa hata bunge liliposema TAKUKURU na wengine wangolewe hakuna hatua zilizochukuliwa mpaka sasa this is insubordination to the Parliament.
     
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    Pengine wanaogopa uchawi ndo maana they fear calling a spade a spade .... hata kuwajibisha mafisadi's becomes a problem ... some of them wanalindana as they have known each other for a long time and wamekuwa serikalini miaka zaidi ya 30 utamwambia nini .. au wengine watoto wao wameowana wanaitana wakwe .. huwezi kumuaibisha mkwe ... sina jengine
     
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    BONGO bunge bado BUTU sana. Pamoja na scandals na makelele mpaka leo MWANYIKA wala HOSEA hawajajiuzuru na kwa KIBURI wakasema HATUJIUZURU licha ya wabunge kusema na kamati maalumu ya bunge kupendekeza. Mpaka leo wala rais kusema chochote kuhusu hao.

    I LIKE KENYANS
     
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    We have long way to go, ila kama bunge letu linataka kujijengea heshima sasa halina budi kuhakikisha kuwa wanapiga kura ya kukosa imani na waziri mkuu kwani kama kiongozi wa shughuli za serikali bungeni hajachukua hatua kulingana na matakwa na maazimio ya bunge .

    Kuna siku nasi tutaweza kumwajibisha waziri mkuu na hata rais ikibidi kwani haiwezekani bunge likadharauliwa kiasi hiki .
     
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    Kieleweke,

    Waziri wa fedha Kenya anaitwa Amos Kimunya. Huyo uliyemtaja ni mwenyekiti wa tume ya uchaguzi.
     
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    It's a new page for Kenya...they will go far..Governance at it's best.
     
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    Nimeshasashihisha mkuu namchukia sana Kivuitu ndio maana kila baya najikuta nalihusisha na Kivuitu kwani ndio SI Unit yangu ya uovu kwa Kenya.
     
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    NgomaNzito JF-Expert Member

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    Budalang’i MP Ababu Namwamba.AKA ZITTO
    Huyu mbunge kijana napenda kumfaninisha na kijana mwenzetu Zitto Kabwe kwa jinsi anavyokomalia ufisadi pale kenya hasa hili suala la hoteli ya Grand



    Hapa nimetafuta cV yake sijaipata vizuri

    First name: PIUS TAWFIQ NAMWAMBA
    Party: ORANGE DEMOCRATIC MOVEMENT
    Constituency : BUDALANGI
    Symbol: ORANGE
    Last Name: ABABU
     
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    Kitila Mkumbo Verified User

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    The magic for the rule of law, good governance and accountability is simple. Make the parliament as much balanced as possible, with roughly equal number of members from the two sides: opposition and ruling party.

    Sisi tunapoendelea kuwakubaliana akina Kikwete na hadithi zao za mafiga matatu ndio tunapoliwa hapo!
     
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    mTz JF-Expert Member

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    ... and this is how it happened [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1o1QUfTMMs[/media]
     
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    Kenya 'fraud' minister told to go

    Amos Kimunya says "his hands are clean"
    Kenya's Finance Minister Amos Kimunya and other officials should be suspended over alleged fraud, says a government enquiry led by the attorney general.

    The reports covers the sale of a luxury Nairobi hotel, which was allegedly sold for a third of its value.

    On Wednesday night, parliament passed a vote of no confidence in the finance minister and urged him to resign.

    Mr Kimunya, a close ally of President Mwai Kibaki, has denied any wrong-doing in the sale of the Grand Regency hotel.

    The hotel's sale to a local company with Libyan interests, has led to renewed pressure on Kenya's power-sharing government, set up after violent clashes over disputed elections earlier this year.

    Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who says he was cheated of victory, has led the investigations.

    "My hands are totally clean on this transaction," Mr Kimunya told members of parliament during the debate on Wednesday.

    Corruption

    On Tuesday, Prime Minister Raila Odinga set up a committee headed by Attorney General Amos Wako to investigate the sale, saying no-one - not even himself or the president - would be spared if there was evidence of fraud in the deal.

    The committee also called for the Central Bank governor and the head of the National Security Intelligence Service to step down.

    They have also denied any wrong-doing.

    It said the sale of the hotel was ""false, fraudulent and designed to deceive", and should be revoked.

    The hotel was allegedly sold for about $45 million instead of its recorded valued of $115 million.

    Donors have in the past accused Mr Kibaki of failing to keep promises to tackle the rampant corruption in Kenya.

    The Grand Regency was recovered from Kamlesh Pattni, the man behind the Goldenberg scandal, in which the government compensated him millions of dollars in a fake gold export scheme.

    He surrendered his interest in the hotel, he claims, in exchange for amnesty in connection with outstanding corruption charges against him.
     
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    WildCard JF-Expert Member

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    Katiba yao inawafikisha hapo tu pa "Vote of NO Confidence". Baada ya hapo ni Rais wao au yeye mwenyewe aamue kuondoka. Tuna kazi kwelikweli na KATIBA zetu hapa AFRICA.
     
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    me Too, Boma, Me Too....!
     
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