Saturday, February 17, 2007

The Crudiciary

The Law Society of Kenya has challenged the [recent directions issued by Chief Justice Evans Gicheru which are supposed to govern filing of cases against and by the Government] and even though Gicheru is the respondent in the matter, the case file will appear before him for directions.
The Standard Saturday, 16th February, 2007

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Kibaki's Selective Amnesia

President Kibaki yesterday denied ever promising anybody that he would serve only for one term. And he went on to declare, for the second time in a week, that he was in the race for the presidency for another five years.
(Daily Nation Friday, February 2, 2007)

“It was hard to select the party's flagbearer. We all staked our claims with reasons. The reason that won the day was made by Kibaki after he made it clear he would be president for only one five-year term....Kibaki volunteered that proposal.”
The late Michael Kijana Wamalwa explaining on Nation TV’s StateCraft how the National Party of Kenya (NAK) agreed on a single presidential candidate. Kibaki never sought to correct Wamalwa not refute the allegation.
(Daily Nation Monday, September 30, 2002)