Uhuru dumps Muthui Kariuki

Mr Muthui Kariuki addresses the media in Nairobi on June 25, 2013. His office has been shut and Mr Kariuki redeployed August 8, 2013. FILE

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  • A statement from the President’s office only gave a hint of why he may have been moved stating that the decision was informed by the need to ensure “coherence, clarity and consistency” in the way the government communicates.

The government Thursday shut down the office of the Government spokesman and redeployed its holder, Mr Muthui Kariuki, to the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology.

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