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Martha Karua’s Poisoned Chalice
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Politics and Society Martha Karua’s Poisoned Chalice

Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga has chosen Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua as his running mate. Of all the running mates from across the coalitions’ divide, Karua has hogged the most attention – because of her gender and political past. She exhibits a dogged determination and single-mindedness like no other.

The bad, dangerous and ugly days of “Nairoberry” are back
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Politics and Society The bad, dangerous and ugly days of “Nairoberry” are back

Criminal incidents in Nairobi are on the rise. The infamous dangerous, ugly and dark days of “Nairoberry” are back. With elections looming, the Jubilee government has all its guns trained on the impending tumultuous polls. An economic meltdown, an underpaid and agitated police service and the election fever — it’s a free-for-all, which has seen the city’s crimes soar to the detriment of its habitats.