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Lawyer Wajackoyah’s advice to Diamond Platnumz on deadbeat dad

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Professor Luchiri Wajackoyah

Flamboyant law scholar Professor Luchiri Wajackoyah has advised Tanzanian bongo flava artist Diamond Platnumz to reconsider full reconciliation with his estranged dad, and earn blessings.

Just like Wajackoyah’s dad, Tito Olilo Jakoya, Diamond’s father, Abdul Juma is accused of abandoning his family and did not spend a cent on the now successful singer.

The lawyer is mourning the death of his father, who passed on on December 21, a day after pinpointing and breaking the ground where his house was to be built.

“My life is at its best when my late dad gave me a piece of land as my inheritance and a portion for my mum,” stated Wajackoyah on his Facebook page.

He said his life was at its best when his late dad gave him a piece of land as his inheritance and a portion to his mum and asked him to build him a house.

Divorce, he said, is a terrible thing and his parent’s togetherness has given him a new lease of hope adding that in God nothing is impossible.

“My joy was to attend to his wishes but he passed two days before. My mum has taken it very kindly and tears streamed when she accepted to attend the burial,” he said.

The law scholar, who has 6 law degrees and several diplomas from the United Kingdom and the US, was once a street boy in Nairobi after his parents divorced while he was 3 years old.

According to Professor Wajackoyah, the late politician John Joseph Kamotho stepped in and paid for his school fees and after clearing his studies, he joined the police force.

Professor Wajackoyah would later flee the country because he was a person of interest in the murder of Cabinet Minister Robert Ouko 31 years ago.

He dedicated his time in exile studying law. Upon graduating, he moved to the US where he lectured extensively on Law and Economics, Human Rights, Comparative Constitutional and International Law.

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Atheists fault petition seeking to deregister society

Atheists in Kenya have protested a petition that they say seeks to create a notion that Kenya is a nation by and for believers in God only.

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President of the Atheists in Kenya Society, Harrison Mumia

Atheists in Kenya have protested a petition that they say seeks to create a notion that Kenya is a nation by and for believers in God only.

Former Juja MP, Dr Stephen Ndichu has moved to court seeking to have the Atheists in Kenya Society suspended on grounds that its continued existence is unconstitutional.

In a statement, the society’s president, Harrison Mumia says the petition is an assault on religious freedom and an insult to the diversity of the Kenyan people.

“We find the petition repugnant to a good conscience,” he stated adding that Dr Ndichu is a Christian fundamentalist who seems to harbour paranoid fantasies about the dangers of atheists existing in Kenya.

He further accused Dr Ndichu of seeing enemies where there is none and that the society was surprised, but not shocked as religion has historically inhibited progress.

He vowed that the society would do everything within its power to defend its right to remain a registered society and urged Kenyans to support fighting the petition.

On Sunday, the society said it will be writing to President William Ruto seeking an invitation to State House, just like the evangelical denominations.

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Uhuru Gardens ready for Madaraka Day fete, says PS Kibicho

The principal secretary said they would be visiting the gardens every Thursday until June 1 to ensure all loose ends are tied up properly, promising that the celebrations will be very colourful.

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This year’s national Madaraka Day celebrations at Uhuru Gardens in Nairobi County will be open to 30,000 people, up from 10,000 in 2021.

Permanent Secretary in the State Department for Interior, Dr Karanja Kibicho, said this follows the relaxation of COVID-19 containment measures.

“Children will also be allowed in on the celebrations this year, and we expect county celebrations to happen too,” the PS said while on an inspection tour of the venue.

The PS said the government decided to move the celebrations from the County rotational back to Nairobi because it will be the last event for the current administration before it exits office.

“Because of the significance of this particular Madaraka day, being the last for this regime, we decided to celebrate it at Uhuru Gardens to break the tradition of celebrating it in counties,”

He revealed that preparations were currently at 90 percent complete and expressed confidence that all will be set for the event as the country marks 59 years of self rule.

The principal secretary said they would be visiting the gardens every Thursday until June 1 to ensure all loose ends are tied up properly, promising that the celebrations will be very colourful.

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Queen Elizabeth mourns Kibaki as a great Statesman with commendable legacy

Kibaki will be buried at his home in Othaya, Nyeri County on Saturday.

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Queen Elizabeth II has mourned former President the late Mwai Kibaki eulogizing him as “a great statesman”.

“I was sorry to receive the news of the death of Mwai Kibaki. He had a lifelong record of service to the Kenyan people. It will be of deep sadness to your country to have lost a great statesman, but Kenya can take pride in the legacy of his leadership. I send you and the people of Kenya my condolences at this loss,” the message read.

The British High Commission further affirmed its close ties to Kenya and renewed its assurances to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“The British High Commission avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya the assurances of its highest consideration,” the High Commission said.

The late Kibaki passed away on 21 April 2022, aged 90.

President Uhuru, who issued a proclamation that he would be granted a state funeral with full civilian and military honours, announced his death.

Kibaki will be buried at his home in Othaya, Nyeri County on Saturday.

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