The settlement to heal Kenya's political agony may be edging closer but will it be a meaningful one?If an agreement continues to elude the negotiators, or if one is produced and proves flimsy, the violence that has racked parts of the country since its disputed election on December 27th could return.
Raila Odinga has left for Nigeria today, he was still available for consultations while in Nigeria and was expected back Saturday, said opposition official Musalia Mudavadi.
Mr Paul Muite, said the Government was going against the Media Act that established the council.
"This is a blatant attempt to bring, through the backdoor, efforts to gag and intimidate the media," he said.
On Thursday, Muite described as "retrogressive" the attempt to scrutinise the media. He warned that the Government could take advantage of the post-election crisis to impose draconian regulations on the media.
"The Government is not in a position to judge what is within the conduct of journalists," he said.
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