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Kenyan Parliament Passes Draconian Law Against The Press!!!

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  1. Ab-Titchaz

    Ab-Titchaz Content Manager Staff Member

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    Journalists must cooperate with us, warn MPs


    Kenya Members of Parliament have passed a contentious law allowing raiding of media and giving Government powers over broadcast content.

    The Kenya Communications (Amendment) Bill 2008 now awaits Presidential assent.

    The Bill allows for the seizure of broadcasting equipment, the tight control of media programming, the arbitrary denial of licenses and frequencies and restrictions on cross ownership.

    It gives the Internal Security minister the right to declare an emergency unilaterally and then enter and search broadcasting stations.

    “The Minister for the time being responsible for internal security may, by order in writing, direct any officer duly authorised in that behalf, to take temporary possession of any telecommunication apparatus or any radio communication station or apparatus within Kenya.

    My Take:

    Hii ishu ni noma maana the freedom of the press has been curtailed
    fully.Imagine in this new law hata postal workers wanaweza kufungua
    barua za watu kabla hazijawafikia(what happened to privacy?).

    Kenyan MPs have forgetten about the people who died after the
    2007 elections na sasa wameingia bungeni wote wamekua washkaji na
    dili kuu ni kuwaibia wakenya.Mathalani jamaa wamekataa kulipa taxes
    just coz they are sitting MPS....upuzi gani huu?Raia kwa upande wao
    wameanza maandamano kupinga hili swala and as we speak baadhi
    yao wametiwa ndani...more to follow.

    ..Mwanakijiji upo?
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    Postal workers to open your letters.​


    Opposition activist Raila Odinga is ordered into a police car on his arrest in Nairobi after a peaceful protest march turned violent in the Nyayo era. The Bill threatens to take the country to the repressive Kanu days.

    By SAMUEL SIRINGI Posted Thursday, December 11 2008 at 21:55

    The new communications law gives postal staff powers to open your letters.

    People whose letters would be considered offensive or to contain obscene pictures will be liable to a Sh100,000 fine and two years imprisonment or both.

    People will also not be allowed to use words such as “letter box” anywhere in their private buildings as that would imply such places are legitimate post offices.

    People who defy the section will be liable to a fine of up to Sh5,000.

    According to the Bill, “any person who affixes any placard, advertisement, notice, document or in any way disfigures any post office will be liable to payment of Sh50,000 or one year imprisonment or both”.

    The law will also restrict you from transmitting certain messages through your mobile phone and other electronic gadgets.

    The source of the messages will always be traced to senders.
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    Don't sign this bill President Kibaki!!!!!
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    Kenya protests end Kibaki speech
    BBC News Online

    The protester was arrested after trying to hand the president a protest note
    Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki has been forced to end his independence day speech after a crowd heckled him when a protester was arrested.

    The man was dragged away from the stands of Nairobi's Nyayo Stadium by security agents after trying to hand the president a protest note.

    Police say more than 20 other people were arrested over the protests.

    They were angry at the refusal of MPs to pay tax and a new media bill, which critics say will gag the press.

    Protestors including civil rights activists and journalists, wore black T-shirts with slogans printed on them.

    'Red cards'

    Thousands of people who attended Kenya's 45th Independence Day celebrations shouted in protest against rising food prices.

    Police spokesman Eric Kiraithe said the activists were arrested for trying to disrupt a national day.
    TV stations have been campaigning against the media bill

    Human rights activist Philo Ikonya told the BBC that the protest was to show the country's leaders that Kenyans have had enough.

    "Every day something is happening that is just showing insensitivity on the part of the leaders so there is general discontent," she said.

    A section of the crowd carried red cards and lifted them up when President Kibaki started speaking, she said.

    The protestors slammed the new media bill passed by parliament on Wednesday, which gives the state power to raid media houses and control broadcast content.

    The BBC's Ruth Nesoba in Nairobi says the new media bill has sparked outrage with newspapers carrying screaming headlines condemning the new law.

    Radio and television stations have also devoted plenty of airtime to the campaign, urging the president to reject the bill.

    Ms Ikonya said the activists had planned to peacefully join in the Independence Day celebrations and register their discontent through the messages printed on their clothing.

    A popular radio comedian, dressed in an outfit resembling prison garb, was also forcibly removed from the stadium by security officers.

    Footage of the officers gagging the activists and roughing them up was broadcast live on television stations which were covering the celebrations.

    Many Kenyans are upset about the cost of the power-sharing government set up to end post-election violence earlier this year.

    The cabinet of 40 ministers and 52 assistant ministers is the biggest in Kenya's history.
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    Kenya: New Media Law Provokes Protest, Arrests

    Katy Gabel

    12 December 2008


    Kiss FM presenters Caroline Mutoko and Larry Asego and activist Mwalimu Matu at Nyayo stadium police post.

    Nairobi — Kenyan police on Friday arrested several well-known media personalities who had gathered in Nairobi to demonstrate against a new media bill passed by Parliament this week.

    The bill, which is now awaiting presidential ratification, would allow the govern] ment greater freedom to seize journalists' equipment and would empower government agents to open and search postal mail.

    The arrests occurred shortly before the official celebration of Jamhuri Day, the Kenyan national holiday marking the end of British colonial rule.

    During the official celebrations at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi, a well-known comedian was arrested while attempting to pass a note to a person on the main stage, and a ruckus broke out in the stands. Later, spectators booed President Mwai Kibaki's speech, which addressed food prices, technology development and fuel prices, promised more funds for youth education and expressed commitment to a new constitution.

    In a live broadcast of proceedings, KTN television, which is owned by the East African Standard media group, ran an advertisement over Kibaki's image which read "Protect Media Freedom. Protect Your Right To Know." The broadcast also showed a demonstrator being arrested and removed from the stadium. Kibaki ended his speech shortly thereafter.

    Protesters are demonstrating their general dissatisfaction with the coalition government, formed in March to appease the country's two largest political parties after ethnic violence and widespread rigging of polls following the December 2007 presidential elections. Earlier this week, American Ambassador Michael Ranneberger called for the immediate implementation of reforms and urged MPs to pass "relevant legislation that is in the interest of all Kenyans."
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    How many years of independence was that again? 45 years. 1 step foward , 4 steps backward we are in Kenya!!!
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    45 years of freedom, one giant leap of censorship


    Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki (L) looks on during 45th Jamhuri Day celebrations, the day on which Kenya gained independence, at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi


    Kenya Navy sailors take part in a parade to mark the 45th Jamhuri Day celebrations, the day on which Kenya gained independence at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi


    Presidential security detail arrests Mr Frederick Odhiambo, a political activist, shortly after he shouted at President Mwai Kibaki, who was making a speech at the Nyayo National Stadium, during this year’s Jamhuri Day celebrations.


    Nation journalist cum comedian Walter Mongare aka Nyambane being hauled from Nyayo Stadium by security personel


    Kiss FM presenters Caroline Mutoko and Larry Asego and activist Mwalimu Matu at Nyayo stadium police post


    Mr Macharia Gaitho, the chairman of the Editors Guild, addresses journalists outside Langata Police Station, Nairobi, where civil society activists and radio presenters were being held on Friday. On the right is the treasurer, Mr David Makali.

    70 arrested over media law protest

    More than 70 people, among them journalists were arrested at Jamhuri day celebrations and locked up at various stations in Nairobi.

    Police targeted people who wore T-shirts that bore messages of dissatisfaction with the recently passed Communications bill, which is designed to curtail the freedom of the press.

    Police said their presence would have marred the celebrations presided by President Kibaki at the Nyayo stadium.

    The T-shirts also had messages denouncing the high food prices, failure to tax MP’s salaries as well as failure to implement the Waki Report.

    Police officers started picking up them before the celebrations kicked off.

    Some of those arrested were picked up by police in plain clothes as they sat on the terraces while they waited for the President to arrive. Others were seized as they walked towards the venue.

    In other cases, police forced the people they arrested to remove the T-shirts and confiscated them.

    The T-shirts bore messages like, ‘Tumechoka (We’re tired)’, ‘Enough is Enough’, ‘No MPs Tax Uta Do (What can you do?)’

    Radio presenters Caroline Mutoko, Larry Asego , Felix Odiwuor Kodhe (Jalango) and QFM’s presenter Walter Mong’are (Nyambane) were arrested moments after they alighted from their vehicles near the Stadium.

    Mwalimu Mati and his wife Jayne, both of the Mars group, a human rights non-governmental organisation, were also arrested.

    Those arrested were first held at the police post at the stadium and later transferred to Lang’ata police station.

    Freeing them

    They were held for more than six hours before police started freeing them minutes after 5 pm.

    Other people arrested were held at Kilimani, Buruburu and Gigiri police stations.

    Ms Mutoko, Mr Asego and Jalango were the first to walk free while Mong’are had been transferred to Nairobi area police headquarters before walking free.

    Civil rights activists, lawyers and official of the Kenya Editor’s Guild camped at the Lang’ata station to demand the release of those arrested.

    Kenya Editor’s Guild chairman Macharia Gaitho condemned the government for carrying out the arrests.

    He said: “We’ve had very sad happenings today. Journalists and members of the civil society have been arrested for expressing their opinions.”

    DAILY NATION - 70 arrested over media law protest
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    Radio presenter and comedian Walter Mong’are, popularly known as Nyambane, is arrested at the Nyayo Stadium as he protested against the new media law

    Protests over attempts to muzzle the media, rising food prices and failure by MPs to pay taxes forced the President to cut short his speech during Friday’s Jamhuri Day celebrations.

    Four television and radio personalities were among 53 people who were arrested by police in day-long protests in parts of the country.

    QFM radio morning show presenter Walter Mong’are popularly known as “Nyambane”, Kiss FM’s Carolyne Mutoko, Larry Asego and Felix Odiwuor Kodhe (Jalang’o) were held by police for more than six hours before they were released.

    Mr Mong’are was wrestled to the ground and kicked by senior police officers as he made his way into the stadium dressed in clothes resembling those worn by prisoners to symbolise impending imprisonment of media if a Bill passed by Parliament on Wednesday is signed into law.

    Those arrested were first held at Langata, Buruburu, Gigiri and Nyayo Stadium police stations.

    Mr Mong’are and Mr Frederick Odhiambo of Bunge la Mwananchi lobby were moved to Nairobi area police headquarters.

    In Mombasa, journalists covering the celebrations had tape strapped around the mouth as a way of protesting the law allowing a government-appointed commission to determine broadcast content, and giving the Minister for Internal Security powers to raid media houses.

    Ms Mutoko was arrested as she arrived at Nyayo Stadium dressed in a black T-Shirt with the inscription “No Tax, No Tax utado? (What will you do)?”.

    Presidential security officers descended on Mr Odhiambo after he shot up from his sit and started shouting.

    He was sitting about 10 metres behind the President and it is not clear how he got entry into the VIP dais. President Kibaki who presided over the ceremony was forced to cut short his speech after Mr Odhiambo caused a stir.

    The Head of State had just started giving his off the cuff speech in Kiswahili when Mr Odhiambo suddenly started shouting.

    Shortly before the incident, an angry President who had apparently been appalled by heckles and shouts of ‘njaa, njaa tunaka chakula na MPs walipe ushuru’, (hunger, hunger, we want food and MPs must pay taxes) had said:

    “Wapigane wale wanataka kupigana.” (Let those who want to fight do so). The President had made the remarks after a section of the crowd shouted at him when he started giving his Kiswahili speech.

    However, the crowd was silent when he was delivering his Jamhuri Day message to the Nation in English.

    At the dais, the VIPs appeared shocked by Mr Odhiambo’s protest.

    Those who sat near him had started to walk away. Others watched in horror as the security agents wrestled him covering his mouth while struggling to eject him from area.

    The President, First Lady, Lucy, Prime minister Raila Odinga and Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka immediately left the podium with other VIPs in tow.

    A similar incident had taken place during the entertainments when comedian Walter Mong’are attempted to access the podium.
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    Thats Kenya for you especially when old leaders don't want to move out
    of the way for a better progressive generation.Kibaki anataka kuua uhuru wa
    maoni with this law.



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    They might win this round lakini, 2012 yaja...We will not forget.
    the duplicity of these leaders is unparalelled.
    The audacity...Somalia in the north waiting to explode and destroy anything on it's path, yes Kenya is on Somalia's path.
    Zimbabwe is going to hell in a hand basket,
    Congo on it's knees...Africa is in trouble why add one more nation into this hot mess?

    This is war again. Instead of sitting down as respected African leaders to sort out the crises in Africa they want to gag the very same machinery that advocated and agitated for them during the dark KANU days.

    yaani this defeats all the purpose for the Fourth estate.

    After inciting kenyans into violence late '07 and early '08, they have ganged up against the very same people they misused.

    That is the Kenyan way...nyanyasa wanainchi with impunity and arrogance that is unmatched.
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    ..wapi yule Odinga na wenzake ambao tuliwapa support,did they vote for this garbage? nasikia hata tax hawalipi na wanajipa salaries za 500 fortune CEOs,Odinga tumeli support na limekaa jela kwa sheria za kishenzi kama hizi na watu walikufa kwa ajiri yake lakini liko kimya tuu,its time naye aingie mtaani marching na wengine kukataa huu ubazazi,ni vigumu sana kuamini any African kwenye power!
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    Odinga's silence is really deafening hata nashangaa niaje.Kama usemavyo
    hizi sheria ndizo zilizomfunga detention takriban miaka nane na hajasema
    lolote kupinga mswada huu bungeni.Wabunge wakenya wote wamekua
    wahuni na hawataki kulipa kodi, yet the common citizens are overburdened
    daily with crazy taxes.

    Kweli tutafika?
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    As far as it goes Raila hasn't been silent.The bill is yet to become a law yet it was in parliament the house passed it then it goes to the president for accent and by the look of things the president will most likely shoot it down or send it back to the house for some amendments otherwise as it is with all the pressure from everyone it would be political suicide for Raila and Kibaki to pass it as it is.
    NB: Kenya's media is pretty free however to allow it act without some regulations would be suicidal there should be some limits but not the extremes that were there during Moi's tenure.No one in his right mind would want us to go behind that far.
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    Police Descend on Journalists

    Updated 3 hr(s) 17 min(s) ago
    By David Ohito and Maseme Machuka


    Police arrest photojournalist Peterson Githaiga on Parliament Road, Nairobi, on Monday. Photo: Stafford Ondego/Standard

    Police brutally broke up a peaceful demonstration protesting the draconian law meant to suppress press freedom and arrested seven journalists even as Prime Minister Raila Odinga gave the strongest assurance from Government that the law could be reviewed.

    The arrests put the police on the spot for the second time over the controversial Bill on the media. On Friday last week, four journalists were arrested at the Jamhuri Day celebrations in Nairobi and held for nine hours before being released without a charge.

    Even as police chased journalists through the streets of the city on Monday, Prime Minister Raila Odinga assured Media owners and journalists that the freedom to broadcast and publish would not be compromised by the coalition Government



    The arrests immediately sparked an array of condemnation from lawyers, civil society and the media and Cabinet ministers.

    Agriculture Minister William Ruto described the arrests as "unfortunate, disturbing and uncalled for" as he appealed for dialogue to prevail.

    Lands Minister James Orengo expressed fears the country was sliding back to the dark days of the single party regime.

    "Such arrests have the potential to undermine the coalition Government. Some of us cannot stomach fresh oppression that denies people basic freedoms of association and speech," Orengo said.

    Raila moved to allay fears of the fresh threats to media freedom after receiving a petition from a high-powered team of Media Owners Association, the Editor’s Guild, Kenya Union of Journalists, and the Kenya Private Sector Alliance who presented him with a petition to take to President Kibaki.

    Said Raila: "Kenyans have fought so hard for the freedom… they lost blood and we cannot afford to return to the long gone dark days."

    Raila met with the Media Owners Association chairman Mr Linus Gitahi, The Standard Group’s CEO, Mr Paul Wanyagah and Royal Media Services CEO, Mr SK Macharia. The meeting was attended by Mr Macharia Gaitho, Mr Herman Igambi, (Editors’ Guild), Mr Steven Smith (Kenya Private Sector Alliance) and Mr Eric Orina (Kenya Union of Journalists) among other media stakeholders.

    Gitahi is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Nation Media Group.

    The Journalists arrested on Monday by Police included Standard Group photographer Mr Stafford Ondego, Mr Peterson Githaiga (Nation), Mr Jack Owuor (Nairobi Star), Mr Wanyonyi Daniel (Citizen), Mr George Kebaso (Kenya Times), Ms Carol Gatura (K24), and Mr Francis Osure (Freelance).

    Rolling back democratic gains

    The seven were arrested as they went to cover a demo. They were taken to the Central Police station where their fingerprints were taken before they were arrained in a Kibera court.

    They were later charged with unlawful assembly. They pleaded not guilty and were released on a cash bail of Sh15,000 each.

    Senior counsel and former Kabete MP Paul Muite represented them.

    "Anybody who thinks that they can roll back democratic gains of Kenyans gained since 1990 through loss of lives will be mistaken. We gained these rights by blood through Sabasaba riots and November 1992 demos and 1997," said Muite.

    The issue of the media is not between the press and Government but an issue touching the heart of all Kenyans. The era of arrests and trumping up of charges is long gone."


    As pressure piled on the Government to amend the law, the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) raised concerns on the role of MPs in the legislative process.

    The LSK faulted MPs for abdicating their duty as people’s representatives, and allowing the passage of unpopular Bills, which they later deny they were part of.

    "There is a major worry as to whether there isn’t actually a disconnect between the people and their representatives at the house of Parliament." LSK chairman Okong’o Omogeni said when addressing the press at LSK offices.

    East Africa Law Society secretary general Mr James Aggrey Mwamu said it was unlawful to arrest members of the Press who were participating in a peaceful demo against draconian laws.

    Clarion coordinator Geoffrey Birundu asked the Government to be more sensitive and ensure that the bill is not assented to.

    "This is reminiscent of the clamour for pluralism where people were arrested and charges trumped up. It only happens in uncivilized societies," he said.

    Kenya Journalists Association said the media would not relent on their fight to freedom until the bill was withdrawn.

    The journalists who were arrested had followed a procession that started outside the 680 Hotel to the Standard Group offices along Kenyatta Avenue, The Nation Centre, Kimathi Street before joining City Hall Way.

    At this point police led by Central Deputy OCPD Richard Muguai intercepted them. His pleas to have the scribes abandon their demo fell on deaf ears.

    Administration Police intercepted them on Parliament Road and dispersed them. Police lobbed teargas unto the protesting scribes before arresting the seven.

    Parliament passed the Communication (Amendment) Bill on Wednesday last week sparking widespread condemnation and protests.

    The Standard | Online Edition :: Police descend on journalists
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    Activist demonstrate outside Nairobi's Lan'gata police station on Sunday. They demanded the release of Fredrick Odhiambo and other activists arrested on Jamhuri day.


    Activists blocked Nairobi's Lang'ata road on Sunday in protest over Jamhuri day arrests.



    Anti-riot police officers at Nairobi's Uhuru Park in Nairobi on Sunday. There was no entry to the park as police sealed off all routes following plans by the civil societies to hold demonstrations protesting the refusal by MPs to pay tax


    Mwalimu Mati is hugged by activist Cyprian Nyamamu after he and his wife Jane (right) were released after being locked up at the Lang'ata police station since Friday
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    MPs clash in debate on controversial media bill


    A police officer restrains a Journalist protesting against the Kenya Communications (amendment) Bill 2008 in Nairobi

    Posted Tuesday, December 16 2008 at 22:43

    The controversial Communications Bill sparked a heated debate in Parliament on Tuesday.

    During the discussion, only Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Cabinet ministers Mutula Kilonzo and Anyang’ Nyong’o stood up for the freedom of the media despite spirited attacks by over 10 MPs.

    The Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Kenneth Marende, said he would make a ruling on whether MPs who had diswoned the Bill outside parliament were wrong.

    Mr Odinga said Parliament was the supreme law making body in the country and its decision must be respected.

    Said Mr Odinga: “The Fourth Estate (media) is also important in a democratic country. we have come along way fighting for freedom of association, of religion and of the press. There was a time when politicians could not even hold a press conference or report about the torture chambers at Nyayo House.”

    Issues too weighty

    The PM said it would be a sad day for the country if those gains were lost, saying: “Any attempts to gag the media must be stopped.”

    The Speaker announced that the issues raised were too weighty for him to make a hurried ruling, saying he would do so at the earliest possible opportunity.

    Said Mr Marende: “This issue threatens to tear our country apart. As an interim measure, I appeal to the media and members to show patriotism in the true sense and restrain themselves. I will ask the media to stop their fire power until the matter is resolved.”

    Turning to the members, the Speaker challenged them to read the Order Paper daily whether they were in or out of Nairobi or the country, saying it was on the website.

    On her part, Justice minister revealed that as the deputy leader of government business, she was aware that the controversial Bill was cleared by the House Business committee, and she was also aware that the chairman of the energy and information committee, Karachuonyo MP James Rege, was fully aware of the issues and had been updated by his party leader, Mr Odinga.

    Ms Karua said they had asked Mr Rege to ensure that he consults fully with all player in the media before the Bill was brought to the House.

    Said the Justice minister: “Mr Speaker, we need direction on when we pass a Bill and a member tries to score political mileage outside the House at the expense of members. The issue is not whether it will be given assent, but on what is our role as Parliament in legislation.”

    Supporting Ms Karua, Mr Kenyatta saying all Bills were Government-driven any minister as free to raise an issue during the Cabinet meeting.

    Said the DPM: “Is it in order for a member to appeal to the public when the Bill was on the order paper for all members to know the business of the day? If he had an issue the doors were open to come and raise them.”

    Mr Kenyatta appealed to the Speaker to restore the rule of law and dignity of the House.

    Earlier, Mr Odinga, who was a presidential election in the General Elections last year, revisited the tallying centre at Kenyatta International Conference Centre, saying he was informed that the editors of the broadcasting stations were ordered to stop live coverage by orders from above sitting the Kenya Communications Bill.

    But the PM ran into trouble when he passed the buck over the Bill saying:” The Bill did not come to this House through the coalition Government. The House is entitled to a complete disclosure!”

    DAILY NATION - MPs clash in debate on controversial media bill
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    Serikali ya Kibaki kwa mara nyengine tena inadhihirisha unyama wake.
    Msikilize huyu bwana kuhusu jinsi alivyotembezewa kichapo na jamaa wa usalama.

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    Du pole sana A Titchaz na huyo jamaa.Lakini alivyo fanya he looks like a lone ranger-aweza kupoteza maisha !
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    Jinsi walivyofanya sio bomba kabisa kumtoa pale ilitosha kisha wangemfungulia mashataka yatokanayo kama yapo.Haya mambo ya kunyamazisha watu muda wake umepita.
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    Kenya sasa imekua inaendekeza sera ambazo utadhani ni za kiimla.

    Jamaa hakualone ranger bali it was an organised group of people ambao baadhi yao walikamatwa na mwera walipokua wanaelekea uwanjani kumsikiza Rais Kibaki. How he managed to get past the security apparatus kufikia maeneo karibu na rais ni ngumu kuelewa.

    Umma utampiga taff wakati kesi itakapopeplekwa kotini.I doubt if Kibaki would want this thing to to trial.Kwanza malalamishi ya jamaa yalikua genuine maana njaa inauwa watu Kenya na hawa vibosile wanajitia hawaoni hio kitu.Pili jamaa mwenyewe ni mjaluo na naamini wajaluo wenzake watamsupport kwa kupitia mtazamo wa historia ya ukabila na chuki kati ya jamii hii na wakikuyu(soma Kibaki).