Cabinet Vetting to Proceed in Kenya

Vetting of the 16 cabinet nominees by parliament is expected to go on as planned despite threats by the Coalition of Reforms and Democracy (CORD) to boycott House committees.
Photo: The Star

Parliament building: Parliament to vet cabinet nominees as planned despite CORD walking out.

  • Kenya:  Kenyan Opposition Party Demands Control of Oversight Committees

    Sabahi, 7 May 2013

    The Kenyan Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) opposition party has refused to nominate members to the public accounts and public investment committees unless it is granted ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Let CORD Take 14 Seats in PAC, PIC

    The Star, 7 May 2013

    PARLIAMENT is about to start working but the control of two critical committees in the National Assembly is not yet finalised. read more »

  • Kenya:  Cord Set to Name Shadow Secretaries

    The Star, 7 May 2013

    Cord Coalition is planning to name its own 'shadow cabinet' as part of a strategy to build a vibrant opposition in Parliament that would keep the government in check. read more »

  • Kenya:  Cord Boycott Could Affect House Business

    The Star, 8 May 2013

    CORD's move to boycott house committees could affect parliament business including the vetting of cabinet secretaries slated for tomorrow. Political analyst Karanja Njoroge says ... read more »

  • Kenya:  CORD Recalls Parliamentary Committee Members

    The Star, 7 May 2013

    The Cord coalition has recalled its members from already established parliamentary committees until a stalemate with the Jubilee alliance over membership in the Public Accounts and ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Insults As Cord, Jubilee Committees Row Persists

    Capital FM, 7 May 2013

    There was a standoff in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon after the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) withdrew its members from all committees which have been constituted. read more »

  • Kenya:  Revenue Bill to Be Debated Despite Boycott By CORD Members

    The Star, 8 May 2013

    Parliament is this morning expected to debate the division of revenue bill, despite a boycott by CORD members from the parliamentary committees. This will be the first time a bill ... read more »