Eric Nyakagwa

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Eric Nyakagwa

Eric Nyakagwa is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Has over 12 years experience at senior newspaper editorial level having served as news editor and political editor of the People Daily, now rebranded as PD, which is a free sheet national newspaper in Kenya.


English Swahili

Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has been working hard to speed up the wheels of justice and to end corruption and other evils within the corridors of justice. But this has not been without resistance from both the bar and the bench as he himself revealed at the annual gathering of judges at the Coast.


Kenya has long struggled to find a solution that would allow those living in the Diaspora to cast their votes in 2017. While this is a constitutional requirement, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission failed to implement the same in the 2013 General Election. Perhaps, they should borrow a leaf from Botswana and how they managed the same.


The Wiper Democratic Movement, an affiliate of the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (Cord), Kenya's opposition alliance, is increasingly becoming unsettled ahead of the naming of its 2017 flagbearer. Is the Opposition in danger of imploding as a result of selfish interests?


With the ruling Jubilee coalition unable to secure the appointment of Monica Juma as Secretary to Cabinet, questions are being raised over their unity of purpose in the National Assembly where they have bigger numbers that the Opposition amid claims of internal struggles and turf wars.


Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto pledged that they will be the only politicians in Cabinet when they first named their initial ministerial nominees. However, with more politicians being taken on board, has the experiment with a technocratic Cabinet flopped?

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