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Mutula Kilonzo

Mutula Kilonzo is a Kenyan politician and Senior Counsel, currently serving as Minister of Education after having previously served as the Minister ... More »Mutula Kilonzo is a Kenyan politician and Senior Counsel, currently serving as Minister of Education after having previously served as the Minister for Nairobi Metropolitan and justice and constitutional affairs He belongs to the Orange Democratic Movement-Kenya and was elected to represent the Mbooni Constituency. Educated at Mbooni Primary School and Machakos High School before joining University of Dar es Salaam in 1969 graduating with a First Class Honors’ Degree in Law — the first in the East African region. In the National Assembly of Kenya in the December 2007 parliamentary election. He was Minister for Nairobi Metropolitan Development until being appointed as Minister of Justice and constitutional affairs on 4 May 2009. He is now minister of education. He previously served as private attorney to now retired President Moi. Mutula Kilonzo made his debut in parliament as a nominated M.P for K.A.N.U in January, 2003. Mutula Kilonzo is currently the Minister of Education [ Wikipedia ]

Cover-up of Kenyan vote rigging, Odinga team says

Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo and Lands Minister James Orengo said Monday there was an effort to cover-up cheating that they alleged gave the election win to Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta. Orengo, who backs Kenyatta's top challenger, Prime Minister Raila Odinga, said the ...

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Mutua on the spot over Sh3m

County spent Sh2.8 million on Mutula’s funeral, report by the state auditor reveals Machakos County spent Sh2.8 million at the funeral of former Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo, an audit has revealed. And the Kenya National Audit Office has recommended that officers involved in the ...

Ecobank cases put off over Mutula burial

Nairobi : Kenya | May 09, 2013 at 1:00 PM PDT A criminal case against two senior Ecobank employees was adjourned to allow their lead lawyer attend the burial of Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo on Thursday. Lead counsel George Oraro was to take over the cross-examination of Mr Mohammed ...

The dead shall always be with us, so must we spend so much in funerals?

Nairobi : Kenya | May 14, 2013 at 10:14 AM PDT The last two years have witnessed the deaths of prominent Kenyans notably Michuki, Karume, Saitoti, Ojodeh, Okuta and now Mutula Kilonzo, SC. Save for one, there was presidential presence in all their burials. Mutula has been ...

IEBC caught between a rock and hard place in deciding Kethi's fate

... : Kenya | Jul 05, 2013 at 12:20 PM PDT The Jubilee coalition has spent a significant amount of energy seeking to invalidate the candidature of lawyer Kethi Kilonzo who is running for the Makueni senate seat, which was left vacant following the death of her own father, the late Mutula Kilonzo...

Wiper picks Kethi for Makueni seat

Makueni : Kenya | Jun 21, 2013 at 2:03 PM PDT Former Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka has said the daughter of the late Mutula Kilonzo will contest the Makueni Senate seat on a Wiper party ticket. The Saturday Nation also established that Wiper Democratic Movement and other Cord partners ...

Election dispute big test for Kenya's top judge, who once said Kenya needs Odinga as president

"This is a serious indictment on the integrity, ability and above all honesty of the" election commission, Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo said. Though Mutunga has a reputation for fairness and independence, the Odinga case will present new, difficult tests in a country with a history ...

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Election dispute big test for Kenya's top judge

Confidence was so low in Kenya's courts during the country's deadly 2007-08 post-election violence people preferred to fight in the streets. Confidence was so low in Kenya's courts during the country's deadly 2007-08 post-election violence people preferred to fight in the streets. There has ...

Political Unease Endures in Kenya Despite Fairly Peaceful Elections

In Kenya, fears of post-election violence seem to be dissipating, but Gwen Ifill reports that other concerns remain. Newly-elected President Uhuru Kenyatta and his running mate both face charges of crimes against humanity for past election violence, and Kenyatta's opponent has promised to ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: Mutula Family Flies in UK Pathologist

Nairobi — The postmortem on the late Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo which was to take place on Monday afternoon has been postponed to Tuesday afternoon to allow for a United Kingdom-based pathologist to jet into the country. Speaking on behalf of the Kilonzo family at a press ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: TNA Attacks Mutula Over Uhuru Speech

UHURU Kenyatta's TNA party yesterday attacked the Education minister Mutula Kilonzo as primitive and of questionable integrity. "Mutula has been struggling for the last five years to ensure Uhuru is not on the ballot. But thank God his wishes are just mere wishes," TNA secretary ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: Kethi Declared CORD Candidate for Makueni

Kethi, the daughter of the late Senator Mutula Kilonzo, was handed the Wiper nomination certificate in the presence of Cord principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula in Wote town yesterday. If elected, Kilonzo will become the first elected woman senator in the ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: Mutula Specimen to Be Tested in UK

East Africa: EALA Passes Law to Speed Up... Mutula Kilonzo's postmortem specimen will be sent to England for analysis, the family announced yesterday. The family's private pathologist Dr Ian Calder Maddison, flown in from England, and the chief government pathologist Dr Johansen Oduor ...

African press review 7 May 2013

In Kenya, the burial day of the late Senator Mutula Kilonzo has been announced as Thursday, at his Mbooni home in the Eastern county of Makueni, writes the Kenyan Capital FM News. Speaking to Capital FM, the Kilonzo family’s spokesman said the decision was in accordance with the ...

African press review 6 May 2013

Still in Kenya, police investigations into the Kenyan Senator Mutula Kilonzo’s death have ruled out a heart attack and are pursuing the likelihood of poisoning, reports the newspaper the Daily Nation. Kilonzo was found dead at his farm in the Eastern Kenyan province of Machakos. ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: The Passion Against Graft (Page 1 of 2)

On a routine and what promised to be a boring assignment to cover the newly-formed Ministry of Nairobi Metropolitan Development, one of those functions you attend to merely pick up the press release and official speeches, I experienced passion in the person of Mutula Kilonzo. In ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: AG, Raila Lobby Lawmakers On Gender Bill

Attorney General Githu Muigai in an interview with Capital FM News advised MPs to pass the Bill published by Mutula Kilonzo when he was the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister to avoid a constitutional crisis. "We will seek to persuade Parliament to pass the Amendment Bill as it ...

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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Schoolgirls' Skirts Spark Controversy

" Kenyan Minister of Education Mutula Kilonzo posed this rhetorical question in a series of remarks sparking a national controversy last month. The minister was accused of diminishing moral standards by supporting students' desire to wear skirts of a certain length. "These girls don't ...

allAfrica.com: Kenya: It Would Be a Curse to Contest Against My Mother

" Mutula Kilonzo's widow, Nduku, has been touted as the possible Jubilee candidate under the NARC party, an affiliate of the Jubilee Alliance, but party leader Kiema Kilonzo has denied this. Nduku's entry into the race placed Kethi in a quandary even as the Wiper party said it was ready ...

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allAfrica.com: Kenya: Five Killed in Another School Dorm Fire

The incident comes just a few days after Education minister Mutula Kilonzo toured Endarasha Boys High in Nyeri where he inspected the school's dormitory which has since adhered to safety standards. Two Form Ones students died after students set a blaze a dormitory in 2010 at Endarasha. ...

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