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Isaac Mwaura makes senate comeback after court ruling

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Mwaura had lost his seat as a nominated senator after the ruling party expunged his name from the party membership list.

However, Mwaura moved to the High Court where he secured a favorable ruling.

“The High Court having quashed Gazette notice number 4597 by the Speaker of the Senate that declared a vacancy of a member elected through a party list, thereby removing senator (Dr) Isaac Mwaura as a senator,” Lusaka said.

Mwaura was escorted to the chamber by Deputy President William Ruto’s allies.

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They were Naomi Waqo (nominated), Falhada Iman (nominated), and Christopher Langat (Bomet).

The tribunal, he said, made a mistake when it held that the party was justified to discipline Mwaura.

The court subsequently set aside the decision of the Tribunal and substituted it with an order allowing Mwaura’s complaint.

The National Disciplinary Committee after hearing the parties resolved to have Mwaura suspended for six months from the party’s membership.

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Singer Rufftone Joins Ruto’s UDA, to vie for a Nairobi Seat

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Summary; (Rufftone declared his intrest after he joined Dp Ruto in his campaign in Nairobi)

Rufftone is set to vie for Nairobi senatorial seat in the 202 polls.

Speaking on his first public address, the singer was grateful for the massive reception he received from Nairobians when he rose to speak.

” Wasee wanasema Rufftone toka internet ingia ground. Jana ground imekubali videadly (People ere saying that I stop campaigning on the internet and get to the ground and hunt votes. Yesterday the reception was heroic).

Thank You Jesus for giving me favour with people. It took your hands and mercy lord. Thank you, Jesus,” the singer wrote on his Instagram.

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His entry into the UDA party means that he will have to battle it out with Lawyer Karen Nyamu.

At the same time, he joins a list of celebrities eyeing elective seats in 2022 polls.

Others include Kiss 100 radio presenter Felix Odiwuor alias Jalang’o who is aspiring to be Lang’ata MP.

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Omtatah files petition to block Ruto’s presidency

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In the petition on Monday, Omtatah says that any public officer, including a sitting deputy president, a sitting governor, a sitting deputy governor, a sitting MP, and a sitting MCA must vacate office before nomination as a presidential candidate.

“That a declaration that any public officer, including a sitting deputy president, a sitting governor, a sitting deputy governor, a sitting MP, and a sitting MCA is not qualified for nomination as a presidential candidate.”

Omtatah added that a declaration is issued that a sitting president, a sitting deputy president, a sitting governor, and a sitting deputy governor must vacate office before they can be elected to elective positions other than the ones they hold.

The electoral commission unveiled the 2022 election timeliness, requiring civil servants seeking to run for office to resign by February 9, next year.

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The law requires that public officers seeking elective seats resign six months to a general election.

According to the IEBC’s Election Operations plan, nominations for presidential candidates will take place between May 30 and June 10 next year.

The second campaign began from December 6 until December 20

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Senator Malala, ANC party SG in heated exchange over DP Ruto’s Eldoret rally

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In a statement, the youthful politician stated that he did not attend the rally on behalf of Amani Nation Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi as widely claimed on social media.

Malala argued that as an elected leader, his responsibility is to lead his people to the right direction before making any decision ahead of the August 9 General Elections. 

“In my address, I did not say that I was representing the ANC party or the party leader. As an elected leader, my role is to propel our members towards forming the next government.

Anyway, our new SG is still under orientation,” Malala wrote on Twitter. 

The Senator issued the statement after ANC through its Secretary-General Simon Gakuru distanced itself from Ruto’s rally, denying sending any representative. 

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“The ANC party would like to disassociate itself with the activities taking place at Eldoret Sports Club Grounds where UDA Party is holding its rally.

The official party position should only come from our party leader or the secretary-general,” Gakuru said in a Tweet

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