KEEPING YOUR FINGER ON THE PULSE: Significant political events of the week

  • 7 Aug 2023
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  • 〜 by Waceera Kabando


Monday, 31st July 2023

  • President Ruto says he will ‘not negotiate’ Kenya’s security with Azimio coalition leader Raila Odinga.

Tuesday, 1st August 2023

  • Six Chinese nationals arraigned for engaging in illegal mining.
  • President Ruto slams an attempt to stop the Nairobi school feeding programme in court.

Wednesday, 2nd August 2023

  • Government flags forgery of travel documents as biggest security concern at border points.
  • Communications Authority and Office of the Data Protection Commissioner raise security concerns over Worldcoin operations.

Thursday, 3rd August 2023

  • President Ruto set for a 5-day tour of Mt. Kenya.
  • Worldcoin officials grilled by DCI amidst claims that the company is not legally registered in Kenya.
  • Sugar industry players oppose President Ruto’s importation directive.

Friday, 4th August 2023

  • KRA orders employers to deduct Housing Levy effective from July 1.
  • Donald Trump pleads not guilty to January 6-related charges.