Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

Greedy MPs 'burried' by civil society members

17 January 2013, 09:18

Nairobi - The Standard reports civil society activists conducted a mock burial to bury excesses associated with former members of the Tenth Parliament just a day ahead for party nominations to pick candidates to contest leadership positions in the March 4 vote.

They sang dirges and wailed as they marched towards Parliament Buildings, carrying 222 mock coffins, as a mockery of the former MPs’ attempts to legislate hefty sendoff perks, including the State offsetting their funeral expenses.

The march began at Uhuru Park’s Freedom corner at 8am with hundreds of protestors wearing black T-shirts to symbolise the solemn occassion.

- For more visit The Standard

Tags kenya mps
NEXT ON NEWS24 KENYAX

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Jackson Okata
CORD was shortchanged on IEBC dea...

A day after CORD principals endorsed the report prepared by a joint parliamentary special select committee on the removal of IEBC commissioners from office a senior ODM party official now claims that the coalition was shortchanged and given a raw deal during the negotiations.  Read more...

Submitted by
Manasseh
Three vehicles crash injuring fiv...

Three vehicles including a truck, Nissan matatu and a tipper lorry crashed at Chaka along Nyeri-Nanyuki road leaving five people with serious injuries.  Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Governor maintains he has not lef...

Tana River Governor Hussein Dado says he is still a member of the CORD Coalition. Read more...

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
You cannot beat Kidero, Jubilee M...

The 2017 elections for the position of Nairobi Governor is a two horse race, an MP says. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Stop meddling in opposition affai...

A Jubilee Coalition MP has told DP William Ruto to sto messing up with opposition affairs. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Raila angered by long time ally O...

It has emerged that CORD leader Raila Odinga is unhappy with long time lieutenant James Orengo. Read more...