County Political Debates ; Phase 3

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From the participants…..REFLECTIONS

Frankline Mukwanja -Communications, CMD Kenya

‘For me politics is not about being an ambition or a career per se, it’s more like a dream that I want to see come to pass. ……. In Kenya, I want to see as us a middle income country in the next ten years, growing at a GDP of 10% per year. I want to ensure that every Kenyan person is afforded a life of dignity and has the opportunity to fulfill their potential and capacities no matter what part of the country they come from. This is possible and the plans that show how to attain this are well outlined in the vision 2030.

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Historical Mission;does the current youth generation have any?

The Kenya dot com generation: What is their historical mission if any?By Frankline Mukwanja

The late Bildad Kaggia, one of Kenya’s most celebrated freedom fighter is reported to have dismissed two young activists who visited him in his twilight years, seeking to know how they could contribute to the achievement of the Mau Mau dream. Kaggia said: “Nyinyi hamna maana (you people are useless). You like good suits and you like seeking high positions regardless of what those positions do to your people. There is nothing you can do.”

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County debates focusing on youth participation in politics

CMD-Kenya's collaboration with the Danish Liberal Democratic Party/Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy to enhance the institutional capacity of political parties in Kenya, through an increased participation of the youth in a meaningful and empowering way is set to inch a notch higher with the start of cross-party county debates focusing on youth participation in politics.

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WE ARE COMING TO YOUR COUNTY TO AMPLIFY YOUR SAY

County Debates specially focusing on ‘youth participation in politics’

Kenyan youth will form the bulk of voters in the next General Election making them a key constituency. Their votes will account for nearly three quarters of voters expected to elect Kenya's fourth president.

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