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Mau Mau War Veterans Association Seeks Legal Recognition

The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr. Michael Sialai has this afternoon received a petition from officials of the Mau Mau War Veterans Association, seeking leave to introduce a private bill that will recognise the role of freedom fighters in the struggle for Kenya's independence.

The officials led by former Juja MP, Shujaa Hon. Dr. Gitu Kahengeri, an acclaimed freedom fighter, intend to introduce the "Mau Mau Liberation Struggle, Movement Bill, 2018" for consideration by the National Assembly.

Notification to Members of the National Assembly and the General Public of Special Sittings of the National Assembly

PURSUANT to Standing Order 29(1), which states that “whenever during a session the House stands adjourned, whether or not a day has been appointed for the next meeting, the Speaker may, on the request of the Leader of the Majority Party or the Leader of the Minority Party, appoint a day for a special sitting of the House”, I have received and acceded to a request from the Leader of the Majority Party to hold special sittings.

Inaugural APRC 2019


Date:  18th – 22nd March, 2019

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

Theme: “Realizing the potential of Parliamentary Research Services in African Parliaments”

Regional CPA Africa Heads Meet over Constitutional Reforms

The sub-regional representatives of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Africa Region, are currently meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in an Executive Committee meeting held in a bid to capture the intent of the resolutions of the 49th CPA Africa Annual General Meeting, held in Gaborone, Botswana in August 2018. Key among their focus areas is the review of Article 46 of the CPA Africa Region, Constitution which provides for equity and balance in the distribution of the Offices of the Association among the sub-regions.

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi in Parliament

Mozambique  President Filipe Nyusi today laid a wreath at the Mausoleum of the founding President the late mzee Jomo Kenyatta at the precincts of Parliament. He was received by  House leaders led by Speakers Justin Muturi (National Assembly) and Kenneth Lusaka (Senate). Also present was Majority Leader Aden Duale, Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko among others.