4th November 2022 Finger on the Pulse

November 4, 2022 - 5 minutes read
Significant political events of the week: 

On Sunday, October 30,

  •  Noordin Haji revealed that former DCI boss George Kinoti failed to avail evidence against CS Aisha Jumwa and Kenya Power cases thus his decision to drop them.

On Tuesday, November 1,

  •  Attorney-General Justin Muturi was sworn in as a Member of the Judicial Service Commission. He promised to unite the Judiciary and the Executive.
  •  The Azimio la Umoja coalition asked Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji to resign saying that the office is broken and needs a clean-up of its leadership.
  •  The new Director-General of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Mohamed Amin made changes at the agency as he settled with a team to help him manage crime.

On Wednesday, November 2,

  •   Azimio la Umoja  leader Raila Odinga’s elder brother Oburu Odinga was among the big names the opposition settled on for the powerful Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC).
  • President William Ruto flagged off Kenyan troops to the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for a peacekeeping mission in DRC.
  •  Former CS Adan Mohamed was appointed as one of President Ruto’s Economic Advisors.

On Thursday, November 3,

  •  Former President Uhuru Kenyatta had peace talks with Ethiopia and Tigray. He urged the two countries to desist from violence, that bullets and guns will not be the solution to solving issues in Ethiopia. The talks ended with a truce between the two countries.
  •  The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) summoned Jubilee vice chairman David Murathe, COTU secretary-general Francis Atwoli and former Lugari MP Cyrus Jirongo over an inquiry into a Sh200 million land saga in Nairobi. 
  •  Former Kisii governor James Ongwae and ex-county Woman Representative Janet Ong’era officially quit the ODM party citing “ill treatment “.
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