Kenya smallholder tea farmers earn Sh63.6 billion from tea exports
Crackdown on terrorists will continue, says President Kenyatta
The ongoing purge on terrorists will not stop until the country is freed of their threat, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.
He urged those politicising the crackdown on the criminals to stop criticising the Government for doing the right thing.
“We are not fighting any religion or community. Our fight is against criminals who kill innocent children, women and men going about their everyday activities including praying,” the President said.
The President was speaking during an inter-denominational thanksgiving service at Madende Primary School in Nambale, Busia County.
Jubilee government unable to fight corruption, says Raila Odinga
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga (pictured with Kalonzo Musyoka-right) has dismissed assertions by Jubilee that it has done well in the last one year it has been in office. The former PM says insecurity has escalated while the cost of living is unbearable to most people due to VAT imposed on most basic goods last year.
However President Uhuru Kenyatta says his government has laid the ground for higher economic growth though the runaway wage bill remains the single most pressing issue after insecurity.
Former President Mwai Kibaki dismisses war in South Sudan
Former President Mwai Kibaki (pictured) accused fighting political leaders in South Sudan for being selfish. He said the differences between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy turned rival Riek Machar was due to personal ambitions.
President Kibaki played a crucial role in resolving the South Sudan conflict when he was the chairman of IGAD between 2006 and 2008.