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The Standard 6 February 2008

The Standard 6 February 2008 continues its coverage of the political post lections crisis in Kenya. The political mediation talks continue in Kenya. This is covered in the article by the Standard Team in Nairobi, ‘Disputed Elections Too Hot For Rivals To Handle.’ The Standard team reports of ‘hot bricks’ too hot too handle being passed to Kofi Annan.

The PNU and ODM are said to have lunched separately for the first time. Martha Karua – PNU and Kenya’s Minister for Constitutional Affairs update and briefing to PNU and coalition MPs of the political situation is covered by Joseph Murimi. Other key articles – For those researching the Kenyan economy and impact of the post election violence the article by Benson Kathuri and Kimathi Njoka – CEOs demand speedy end crisis to salvage economy. Evelyn Ogutu writes on Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai lamenting the depart of Cyril Ramaphosa from the mediation team – Maathai ‘Praises Rejected South African Negotiator‘; Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka meeting with the UK Minister for Africa, Asia and UN Lord Malloch – Brown in a report by Patrick Wachira and Chris Wamalwa in Philadelphia. Lord Malloch Brown also met Maina Kiai Chairman of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR). End

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