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MPs plan Duale, Muturi & Mbadi impeachment, protests over VAT – Politics – Pulselive.co.ke

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A section of MPs have urged Kenyans to come out in large numbers to protest the new taxation measures contained in the Finance Bill 2018.

Led by Godfrey Ososti (nominated), Tindi Mwale (Butere) and Justus Murunga (Matungu) and Ayub Savula (Lugari), the lawmakers expressed their displeasure at the new taxation and threatened to mobilize the public in protesting the move.

Ostsi disclosed that they would move to court to challenge the bill which he termed oppressive to ordinary citizens after which protests would follow.


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“Next week, we are moving to court and after that, we call on Kenyans to come to street demand their rights,” Osotsi said.

Meanwhile, a section of MPs are demanding a complete overhaul of the Parliamentary leadership and are seeking the removal of Speaker Justin Muturi, Majority Leader Aden Duale and Minority Leader John Mbadi.

Led by Mwingi West MP Charles Nguna, the MPs accused the three of conspiring with the executive to ensure that President Kenyatta’s memorandum sailed through without any amendment.

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Aden Duale admitted that he used tricks during the chaotic Thursday session that saw the controversial Finance Bill 2018 passed in parliament.



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Politics of deceit: Anatomy of MoUs built on backstabbing, empty words

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Just like prior to 2002, Kenya is on the cusp of a regime change in 2022 hence the heightened political deal-making.

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Ruto’s Mt Kenya hustlers meet to fine-tune bottom-up economic model » Capital News

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NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9 – Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday hosted leaders from Mt Kenya region to discuss how to re-engineer the country’s economy.

Ruto said the meeting which was a follow-up to a similar forum held in Maasai Mara on May 1 deliberated on collaborative efforts to re-engineer government economic approach to one that promotes enterprise and fosters the empowerment of ordinary Kenyans.

“Through the ongoing consultations covering all regions and all sectors of the economy, we anticipate the generation of more jobs and expanded opportunities for those in the lower cadre will rid our country of poverty,” he tweeted.

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During an engagement with three representatives from each of the 11 counties from Mt Kenya region, it was agreed that more targeted and inclusive sessions should be held with Hustler Movement representatives, Members of the County Assemblies, religious and business leaders to follow as the country opens up.

The DP has been building the Hustler Movement, a political group championing for a bottom-up economic model, as his preferred platform for the 2022 presidential run.

At Maasai Mara, Ruto was accompanied by economist David Ndii who briefed the legislators on DP’s proposed ‘Bottom-Up Economic model’ which seeks to uplift the common citizen and provide them with an opportunity to have a say in government.

The DP on Friday held another meeting with over 50 individuals including a section of Mt Kenya where the politicians and experts from different sectors discussed economic revival, a subject Ruto has been propagating since the pandemic broke out in the country.

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Is Orengo charting his path away from Raila?

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History of intense rivalry between him and Opposition leader, alleged sabotage in 2013 and 2017 elections and talk of betrayal ahead of 2022.

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