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VIDEO: Kabogo says he is a good man, warns his opponents

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A Kenyan Governor  has dismissed claims that he is running a dirty campaign to reclaim his seat  and is  wondering why some people only accuse him of selling illicit drugs when elections are around the corner.

Kiambu Supremo, William Kabogo has also denied unleashing terror goons on his opponents to intimidate them.

At a public rally in Thika, Kabogo said the fact that five people “have ganged up to fight me is prove enough that I am the man.” He named aspirant Ferdinard Waititu and Rev David Ngari as some of the people behind the push to oust him.




“Lakini nitawapeleka kama baiskeli ya wizi,” said the governor.

And speaking in an interview with The Standard newspaper, Kabogo said his opponents are trying very hard to portray him as a thug and a gangster.

“I am not a gangster. My opponents are keen on portraying me as a leader of a gang and a thug. The claims they have always made have never been substantiated anywhere… On the contrary, I am a very successful businessman, who has thrived through hard work. Now I am a successful Governor, but of course there are those who are keen on pulling me down by portraying me as abrasive and thriving on violence,” he said.

Besides Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu who is his main rivals, others who have been giving Kabogo spleepless nights are  Dr James Nyoro, John Mugwe and Rev David Kariuki (Gakuyo). The three have thrownn their weight behind Waititu after withdrawing their candidature.  Kabogo and Waititu will battle it out for the Jubilee ticket during the  nominations slated for April 21st.

Here is the video courtesy of Inooro TV. It is in Gikuyu language:

 

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IRONY: CNN Publishes Larry Madowo’s article after “Daily Nation’ rejects it

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Celebrated NTV news anchor Larry Madowo was on Wednesday dealt a major blow by his employer Nation Media Group (NMG), days after his controversial opinion piece on Interior and Coordination Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i.

In a tweet, Mr. Madowo disclosed that the Daily Nation, a paper published by the Aga Khan-owned media house, refused to publish his opinion piece on his FrontRow column.

NTV news anchor Larry Madowo (Facebook)

The outspoken journalist noted that it was the first time in nearly four years that such a thing happened during his employment at NMG.

“This week, the @dailynation refused to print my column for the first time in nearly 4 years,” he tweeted.

Though the Daily Nation refused to publish Madowo’s Wednesday opinion piece titled: Why it’s a perilous time to be a journalist in Kenya, International Media company CNN took up the article and published it.

“The irony aside, the same piece is now published on CNN,” he said.

In the piece, Madowo speaks of how he spent the night at his office after plain clothed police officers camped outside NMG’s building along Kimathi street with the intention of arresting him NTV Managing Editor Linus Kaikai and anchor Ken Mijungu.

The trio was being hunted down by police for refusing to adhere to Government’s order not to broadcast the controversial swearing-in of NASA leader Raila Odinga as the People’s President.

“They had orders to arrest my colleagues Linus Kaikai who also chairs the Editors Guild, reporter Ken Mijungu and myself without a warrant which would have set a dangerous precedent.

“The next day, we had to sneak out into a safe house as our lawyers battled to keep us from getting detained,” Madowo mentions in his piece.

Before Odinga’s oath-taking Madowo entered into a scuffle with his bosses over media independence during an official meeting.

The NTV news anchor was particularly agitated that the company had not taken any meaningful action to protect Justus Wanga – a Nation reporter who faced threats from Deputy President William Ruto’s press secretary David Mugonyi.

A source privy to the details of the meeting told Pulselive.co.ke that the management was considering scrapping Madowo’s column from the Daily Nation.

Read the full article here courtesy of CNN

-pulse.co.ke

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VIDEO: AU summit ends in Addis amid claims of bugging by the Chinese

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The 30th AU summit wound up Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after 8 days of deliberations on a myriad of topics.

Meanwhile, China has dismissed reports it bugged the African Union (AU) headquarters as “preposterous”.

Kuang Weilin, the Chinese ambassador to the AU, told reporters in Ethiopia the “absurd” claim in France’s Le Monde was “very difficult to understand”.

He spoke out three days after the newspaper published an article claiming data from the Chinese-built AU building was being copied to Shanghai.

The article said the discovery resulted in all the AU servers being switched.

Le Monde spoke to a number of anonymous sources, who claimed the alleged transfer was taking place late at night [link in French], and was only spotted in January 2017 due to the spike in activity between midnight and 02:00, despite no-one being in the building.

It was suggested the alleged data transfer had been taking place since 2012, when the building, in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, was opened.

Officials also brought in security experts from Algeria to sweep the entire headquarters for potential bugs, the newspaper said, leading to the discovery of microphones in desks.

But Mr Kuang – who hailed the headquarters as a “monument” to his country’s relationship with the continent – said it was entirely untrue.

“I really question its intention,” he told reporters on Monday. “I think it will undermine and send a very negative message to people. I think it is not good for the image of the newspaper itself.

“Certainly, it will create problems for China-Africa relations.”

-Agencies

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