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VIDEO: Why Raila’s swearing-in has been called off

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Some  National Super Alliance (NASA)  supporters are labeling opposition leader Raila Odinga a coward – once again. This after the coalition Sunday postponed the much anticipated controversial swearing-in of its leader Raila Odinga as the ‘people’s president’.

The statement was read by Nasa co-principal Musalia Mudavadi at the Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi.

Mr Mudavadi was with co-principal Moses Wetang’ula, Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana and the committee that was organising the swearing-in.

The coalition said it consulted at the national and international level before it made the decision to postpone the swearing-in.

The statement also apologised for disappointing Kenyans, who were “eagerly waiting for this occasion”.

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If you are interested in attending the planned swearing-in of opposition Chief Raila Odinga as the President of the People’s Assembly, you will have to wait longer to know the status of your invitation.

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The launch of the People’s Assembly was scheduled for Jamhuri Day on Tuesday and, according to the coalition’s statement, was to be held in Mombasa.

 

This is not the first time that Odinga is calling off his swearing in.

Soon after the news conference announcing the posteponement, the social media went wild. While some NASA supporters said they would support any decision their leader would make, many were clearly disappointed.

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“Rao is acoward,” wrote Omondibg on Twitter.

“He he he..it was a gimmick that Raila has always used to try and stay relevant,” wrote Nyagajn.

Odhisjad wrote: “Baba ametuzoea. I will never take him seriously again.”

Akinyij: “Ameogopa kitanzi.”

“Raila is not so daft as to agtree to an illegal act. Anachezea akili za wafuasi wake,” wrote Mary Wanjiru on Facebook.

Herman Manyora: It is treason. Watch his video below:

 

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Kamau Maina Wamahuria WAOGA WAOGA

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Brayo Brayo Nonsense!!!

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Wafboy Jerome naanza kunywa Brookside na kutumia safaricom. You have made us a laughing stock among jubilee supporters. When will you keep your word?

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Mohamed Dahiye Maalim Maalim Let me hear from Hon Miguna Miguna would give my opinion then and thanks with all the gentlemen who signed i have no doubt all is going in the right directions. Postponement Tibim

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Wayne Wafula Msungu We go out there every day risking our lives knowing we might not come back to our families alive but here they take our lives for granted. Our lives matters, i call upon all the Nasarites we assembly on Tuesday and match to Hon Raila residential on Tuesday. We sermon him out and force him to take the oath.

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There’s a good chance your tin of coffee contains ground-up cockroaches

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Some people can’t start a day without a coffee – and a lot of people might change their coffee habit for good after this.

For most of us who can’t afford a coffee shop-like monster machine to use whole beans, we often reach for big tins and jars of pre-ground beans to keep going for a couple of weeks at least.

A few people oddly develop an allergic reaction to this widely consumed type of coffee. Sucks for them but innocent enough, right?

Wrong. The reason why they start to experience this allergy will make your skin crawl.

That’s because if you’re drinking coffee made from pre-ground beans, there’s also a pretty high chance you’re swigging down ground-up cockroaches.

University of Montana biology professor Douglas Emlen first spilled the beans on the gross finding in a 2009 interview about his research into dung beetles, as reported by news.com.au .

Dr Emlen described how, as a student, he drove across the country with his professor who was ‘fiercely addicted to caffeine’ and often made them drive up to 45 minutes off route to find somewhere that served whole bean fresh ground coffee.

“I remember giving him a really hard time because we were wasting a lot of travel time trying to feed his addiction because he needed a coffee every couple of hours,” said Dr Emlen.

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“And he finally explained to me he had to drink only whole bean fresh ground coffee — and it was because of cockroaches.”

After years of teaching entomology, the study of insects and their relationships with humans, the professor became badly allergic to cockroaches from handling them so often.

He couldn’t touch a cockroach without getting a reaction and suffered similarly when he drank coffee made from pre-ground beans.

When the professor looked into it he found pre-ground coffee is all processed from huge stockpiles that get infested with cockroaches.

He explained that little can be done to filter out the creatures, so they all get ground up along with the beans. Feeling ill yet? Here’s a little more.

Dr Emlen said at the time US defect standards allowed coffee beans to contain as much as 10 percent’ insect filth and insects’.

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Boda boda criminal gang giving residents of Kahawa Wendani sleepless nights

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Residents of Kahawa Wendani estate are slowly losing the trust they have had with boda boda operators following a series of robberies that involve the riders.

For the last two weeks, area residents have experienced an upsurge in crime and are now asking the police to step up and stop the spate of muggings that has hit the area.

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Mr Jairus Kipkorir, who lives in the area, says last weekend he witnessed two men on a boda boda snatching a phone from a woman and then speeding off.

“They did it so fast and before the woman could do anything they had already disappeared,” Kipkorir told Nairobi News.

Such incidents have become common in recent times in the area, according to the residents.

Another area resident, Ishmael Makau, narrated to Nairobi News how on Thursday last week, two men on a motorbike snatched a handbag from another woman just a few meters from the Kahawa bus terminus.

“Some people saw the incident attempted to give chase but the thugs somehow managed to escape,” he said.

Lucky Summer residents have also raised similar concerns over a gang that is unleashing terror on them at night.

ATTACKED AND ROBBED

On Sunday night, a woman who was walking from Baba Dogo estate, was accosted, attacked and robbed by two men as members of the public watched in dismay.

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Ms Tabitha Karungu said that her attackers wrestled her to the ground and stole and made away with her handbag.

“The number of touts famously known as Makanga is high in this estate. Something should be done about it,” she said.

She also narrated how on Sunday she saw touts beating up a man because he vomited in a bus.

“The man looked sick and we were forced to intervene and stop the touts from beating him up,” she said.

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WATCH: Mariga struggles to answer questions from journalists

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McDonald Mariga appears to be encountering challenges in his bid to transition from a star footballer to a politician.

On Sunday, the former Harambee Stars player appeared to struggle to respond to questions from journalists while on the campaign trail.

Mariga had organised a football tournament involving the local teams and took that opportunity to push for his sports agenda in the event he is elected to office to succeed the late Ken Okoth on November 7.

It took the intervention of Langata lawmaker Nixon Korir to help the former Inter Milan midfielder to respond to a question from NTV journalist Seth Olale on live TV.

Seth Olale: Mariga, it is just three weeks to the by-election, so far, in terms of your strategy, is it working for you? And in terms of some of the issues raised by your campaign team in terms of security, have they been addressed? And so far how is the ground in Kibra?

Mariga (responds in Swahili): Ground iko poa but today ilikuwa mambo ya sports sitaki kuongelea mambo mingi. Nataka tulaunch sports Kibra, na tu-nurture talents. (The ground is okay, but we are focusing on sports today, my aim is to nurture talent).

At this point Koriri interjects and continues answering the question, despite indications from the journalists present that Mariga should field the questions.

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Korir: Generally, we are doing well… you know where the violence is coming from. We are not a violent group. You can see right now all the players that are playing today are from different political parties but we’ve been unified today by football.

ODM’s Bernard ‘Imran’ Okoth, Eluid Owalo of ANC and Khamisi Butichi of Ford-Kenya alongside Mariga considered front runners in the Kibra race which has attracted a total of 26 contestants.

by Nairobi News

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