Results are in and Uhuru Kenyatta is now the 4th president of Kenya. His victory was announced just minutes ago and it was revealed his lead had increased to 50.07% meaning he was a clear winner and there will be no need for a runn off in April. The 51 year old Jubilee Alliance leader will shortly deliver a 6 minute speech to the nation.
Live speech is now finished. Please enjoy NTV
Kenyan President Live Speech – Now Live NTV
According to provisional results the young Uhuru wins Kenya’s 2013 elections. Official results are still to be confirmed and Raila Odinga is reported as saying that he will not concede if Uhuru actually becomes president elect as there were too many errors and it was apparently just 4000 votes that put Uhuru into the lead.
Many feel that relations between the US and Kenya will become strained if Uhuru leads Kenya as he is due in the Hague come July on charges by the International Criminal Courts relating to his part in promoting violence after the 2007 elections. Raila has argued that it is not feasible for a country to be run via Skype once Kenyatta leaves foeThe Hague later this year. Uhuru claims that he is more than able to discharge his duties and answer charges and that the world should respect the choice of Kenyans following official results.
Knowing how close the results seem to appear at present as well as the failures and inconsistencies that prevailed, perhaps Odinga has a reason to be concerned and not concede. However, the official process should be followed and Kenyans the world over will just be hoping that the battle remains political/official and not taking place on the streets of the country.Share Google+
The Journal of Wildlife Management has reported that there are 1.5 million deer in the UK and that this number is threatening the stability of the natural habitat. Hold on, I’m confused. Deer ARE the natural habitat right? OK, we are now pushing for the death of innocent deer because they may eat too much woodland and destroy the homes of pretty birds that we love to watch. They also cause accidents as they cross our roads and we crash into them. Hmmmm. Should we not just slow down?
We are constantly urging the public and preaching to the world that nature should be left to its own devices and any interference could lead to a natural catastrophe. So, we cannot kill endangered species but its OK to kill those that have flourished even though it is only us (no them) who are offended.
Create Venison Market
Scientists suggest that pushing to expand the Venison market would encourage the increased hunting of the out of control animal numbers even though no one condones the killing in Africa of animals to be eaten as bush meat because the animals that Africans kill are nice to look at and needed for worldwide zoos to pull in millions of pounds and dollars. It costs UK zoos more than a million dollars a year to rent pandas from China when pandas serve no purpose other than to make us feel better.
When it Suits Them
This current reaction to soaring deer numbers by UK wildlife “experts” is further evidence that Europeans jus don’t get it. They complain when we kill and eat what we’ve always eaten for hundreds or thousands of years but then change their attitude when animals threaten their artificially created “balance.” What is a natural balance when humans create it by breeding efforts and culling regimes based on scientific study? How can scientists defy natural balance and then claim to be protecting nature? You mean protect certain breeds or races of nature by ethnically cleansing another, less desired race? Does this sound familiar? Hey, leave things alone and slow down. Build fences near roads where deer may run into trouble. Belief it not, I’m not really bothered if they kill deer, honestly. But, based on their own principles, I find the notion contradictory. Don’t kill any animals that we want to study or want to love but kill those that interrupt our town and country planning. Furthermore, you Africans do not eat animals that we would not dare to even though you may have eaten them for hundreds of years because we need them for our zoos and studies. Even though these animals are not even from our European environment and are naturally occurring in your land.
Don’t get me wrongly. Foxes are going around attacking babies and then infesting our streets so shoot them on sight if you can but deers, when did you hear of a deer attacking anyone?
Hey, just my opinion.
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If you are looking for a home away from home on your visit to kenya , we shall be happy to furnish you with options that will not only make your money stretch but also offer great service. Our focus will not be on hotels but rather on furnished holiday lettings.
Eldon villas is located of the ever busy Ngong road. It offers a serene environment and convenience being just a few hundred feet from Nakumatt Junction. The apartments are tastefully furnished and you will be guaranteed of high standards of cleanliness. Eldon villas have a pool onsite and will a fully operational restaurant and pool bar (for residents use only) by end of April.
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What a change from Solar Wine Bar. Thousands was spent on the new venue located at 2 Lynton Road, Barking IG11 8HG and you can see and smell the difference. Kings Lounge is not only plushly decorated but also serves authentic Congolese and Nigerian dishes as well as beers from Kenya, Nigeria and all across Europe. This African club in Barking is a direct challenge to Thatched House and already many are choosing Kings Lounge above Thatched due to the lovely surroundings. Unfortunately, they do not serve choma as yet although the management are planning something soon I think.
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Nima Elbagri a reporter with CNN covered a story where an unnamed armed militia were apparently training in the forests of the Rift Valley in preparation for violence ahead of the polls due on Monday 3rd march 2013.
For those of you who have skipped the video the clip shows three men rolling on the ground with homemade crude weapons. The report has rubbed Kenyans the wrong way (and rightly so) with many stating that the clip was rehearsed while accusing CNN with irresponsible journalism that may destabilize the country at a very crucial and sensitive time.
The Kenyan government wants CNN to give an explanation over the clip. The internal security permanent secretary Mutea Iringo says they are unaware of this and have requested the journalist reporting to come forward and assist the police with information to get to the bottom of the matter.
Kenyans have been assured that extra measures have been taken to beef up security in the country especially in recognised hotspots, not to mention the various peace campaigns that have been witnessed countywide.
We here at Kenyan UK urge all our brothers and sisters in Kenya to choose and keep peace.
Kama unataka kupiga kitu piga kura yako.
Be heard, get out, get counted.
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Modern Coast Drivers are Nuts!
Considering the size of their operation one would expect that certain measures where put into place to ensure passenger safety aboard Modern Coast buses. I’m not joking when I tell that just last night, the whole night in fact, I feared for my life as the driver of bus ‘B’, the 10.30pm from Mombasa to Nairobi leaving on the 22nd Feb 2013, continued to violate my nerves. Unfortunately for me the seat I wanted was not available so I ended up sitting in the front with full view of the road and with first hand appreciation of the continuous disregard for everything sane. The driver stormed this bus at full speed whether cars were in front or not.
It all Started When……
My sadness began when I realised that I was not to board one of the newer buses with FREE WIFI, but the one my friends and I had laughed about as two of the windows were shattered due to rough handling of a rather large and heavy box. The stewards struggled with the box until they accidentally put undue pressure on the up-sliding door which proceeded to smack against two pains of glass. We joked about how they would probably still run the bus (and they did). Some sort of manager (or a nondescript wearing a suit) came out of the overcrowded office in Mombasa and instructed staff to repair the window (I thought but was wrong!). They stuck duck tape and cardboard to the shattered window. What! Somebody is supposed to sit there right behind those windows. Ok, no bother, they’ll be alright.
Well, as the bus raced down the narrow highway we heard a great smash and the bits of glass started falling into the bus and onto a passenger. What did the stupid conductor do? He gave the woman a piece of cardboard to block herself from the glass – great! They started sticking more tape and cardboard but the glass continued to pour into the interior. Boy, do I ahve some moaning to do.
Conductor Completely Ignored Me Until I Almost Punched Him in the Face
In their offices Modern Coast announced on a highly visable sign that ALL buses have FREE WIFI onboard. I was impressed as I had some writing to do. I asked the assistant what the password was. Now, in true Kenyan style, she forgot that I had just aksed her a question and proceeded onto the next passenger request which she also swiftly forgot to deal with and she started developing a queue of forgotten and disgruntled customers. I now pushed my way to the front of the queue which I was already rightfully in the front of (how does that happen?) and asked her again. She called out for some ohter guy (who turned out to be my conductor) and asked him what the password was for the WIFI service. He muttered “Nini” and scurried away confused. What the f*** was going on. After a putting pressure on the assistant a little more she admitted that she didn’t know and did not have access to that informaton, and that I would need to ask the conductor for the password when I board (great). Then I realised it was the “nini” guy. I tried to ask him the question but he just looked around him and walked off. I actually was naive enough to think that he had gone to look for it, but no.
I Wrote it on a Piece of Paper
I even got a piece of paper and wrote the question down to show him. No response what so ever. Really. What is a dumb shit doing as a conductor? I don’t care if my Swahili is questionable, he should make an effort to know what a customer is asking for not just disregard them. Likkle bitch. Anyway, the point is there is NOT WIFI ON EVERY MODERN COAST BUS. Only on the buses that they’ve got it installed on. A slight givaway was the WIFI sign on the other buses.
What Exact Crimes did the Conductor Commit?
That’s a great question. I’m very tired and bus lagged as I wait for my flight to Doha at jomo Kenyatta so I’ll write them in list format.
Modern Coast Driver Cardinal Sins
1. Overtaking at full speed around bends and completely BLIND SPOTS
2. Travelling on the wrong side of the road to avoid jams only to end up face to face with an articulated lorry and end up on the opposite roadside at full speed
3. Driving too close to vehicles, especially those carrying hazardous chemicals
4 Swerving to overtake without properly checking if the road is clear and then having to swerve back when it is not
When we made a pit stop I questioned him about his haphazard behaviour and he assured me that he was only doing 80kph. I dodn’t f**king care if he kept to the speed limit because the speed limit is not a preferred speed, only a limit. Drive at 80kph if road conditions allow it and not at every possible moment you TWAT. I explained that I had a family to live for and he told me to “tulia” and that I should trust him as he is a very careful driver. Alas, my life is in the hands of God and I arrived shaken but intact after just 7 hours!
Too tired to write more now and I’m going to try and check in now.Share Google+
Kenyan Presidential Debate 2013 Puts Candidates Under Pressure
Last night the Presidenbtial Debate 2013 literally put eight of the presidential candidates on the witness stand to defend themselves, their campaigns and their past performance in the case of current ministers. Kenyatta and Raila were heavily questioned on their previous performance and whether this will negatively affect any future tenure in office.
Martha Karua eloquently questioned whether the excessive expenditure by certain campaigners was just a sign of things to come when it comes to budget wastage and excess spending. Raila defended this by claiming that things are always like that when it comes to campaigns but when his term in office comes he will know how to make savings. Really?
Kenyatta claimed that being on trial in The Hague would not interfere with his presidential responsibilities if he were to be elected. Raila doubted this questioning whether it would be reasonable to expect a future president to run the country via Skype from the Hague and that you cannot just fly in and out of the country if you are due in court at specific times and dates.
Muite appeared very dedicated and composed as he answered questioned as directed rather than just use the opportunity to sell himself unlike Peter Kenneth who, while convincing at times, often went off-topic and into rhetoric mode.
Kenyatta was undoubtibly the most eloquent in terms of his grasp of English and his oratory skills but this does not mean he is first for president as this is not England, it is Kenya and Kenya does not need eloquent criminals – not that Kenyatta has been convicted of anything yet but in reference to any potential leader.
Best Thing to Happen to Kenyan Politics
It was felt by so many Kenyans that the presidential debate is the best thing to happen to Kenyan politics in history because the candidates either sank or swam and those who were overly or ill prepared stood out like sore thumbs. It is far easier to gauge the true sentiments of those rooting for your support in such a debate than on those over hyped rallies around the country. A large number of rallies are manipulative at best and can only put the candidates best foot forward by using pure rhetoric and accusational defence tactics. By manipulating the average Kenyan during rallies politicians often conjure tribalistic support by making individuals believe they are nothing unless they support their own tribal leaders.
This debate stripped Kenyan politics to the bone and left many naked. Well done Kenya.Share Google+
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