MPs pass contentious Matrimonial Property Bill

What you need to know:

  • The physical vote was 87-28 in favour of the amendment
  • Bill now headed to State House for President Uhuru Kenyatta to give his assent

Male Members of Parliament on Tuesday evening ganged up to throw out provisions in the Matrimonial Property Bill that would have enabled divorced couples to share property equally irrespective of the contribution of each spouse.

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