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Parliament resumes after long recess

Parliament has resumed this afternoon with both Houses sitting after the long recess that started on December 6, 2018. Both Houses had only one agenda on the Order paper. In the National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale moved a motion seeking to add seven new members into the House Business Committee that is charged with formulating business for the House. He was seconded by Minority Leader John Mbadi. The seven are in addition to those designated as members of the committee by virtue of their leadership positions in the House.

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.