And receive updates about the work of IOGT, upcoming events and news from our projects directly to your inbox. Alfred Mutua, had failed to prevent the abuse of drugs and alcohol by minors in a recently held rugby tournament and further advised that the event be banned. It is this sort of scenario that the Mututho laws were supposed to check in the first place. Alcohol consumers who tossed a drink to celebrate the defeat of John Mututho in the last elections would be sobered to learn that the man behind the tough law helped to draft a new one that will spoil the party for some Nairobians. IOGT International is the premier global network for evidence-based policy measures and community-based interventions to prevent and reduce harm caused by alcohol and other drugs.
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‘Mututho Law’… six months later
Soon after his appointment, John Mututho publicly contemplated controlling private gatherings in which alcohol was served during the Christmas Season. If you get a licence to sell alcohol, you must indicate, in writing, inside your premises, that selling of alcohol to people under 18 is illegal.
Africa Rising with Ibrahim Anoba. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. That has not been the case because; legislating on issues that are quite rightly issues of personal choice and morality is mutufho task arduous in itself and secondly because drinking has become a cultural issue in Kenya, drinking is both deep set in societal culture and contemporary culture, as such no law would be effective in addressing; when, how and in what manner Kenyans partake of their favourite drinks.
We have to ask ourselves though what makes men and women choose muttutho over productive pursuits? He designed a water harvesting systems implemented by FAO in Kenya and Ethiopia using shallow pit systems.
We Are IOGT IOGT International is the premier global network for evidence-based policy measures and community-based interventions to prevent and reduce harm caused by alcohol and other drugs. Unless an objective policy review of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Act is carried out and exercise duty on alcoholic beverages is drastically reduced, Kenyans will continue dying from alcohol brewed and distilled in nondescript and squalid conditions and the policy makers and the regulators will keep on racking their heads whereas the solution could be as easy as deregulate more and tax less.
InJohn Mututho was charged for fraud relating to transactions between August and December John Mututho was elected Member of Parliament in the general elections and later won an election petition with a High Court decision declaring him the winner of the parliamentary elections for Naivasha Constituency. Devolution of alcohol control functions to country governments has resulted in chaos and some unforeseen consequences.
The Mututho Law And Death From Alcohol In Kenya – Alex Ndungu Njeru – African Liberty
The Alcoholic Drinks Control Act seemed to dwell more on the manifestation of the malaise of alcoholism more than it did on the causes. Among other things, the law proposes the formation of Sub-county Alcoholic Drinks Regulation Mjtutho, which will vet applications for alcohol licences.
Stream your favourite radio station live. County official arrested carrying Sh4 million inside bag. He was also Chairman mututhi Board of Governors Naivasha Girls Secondary School for 7 years and helped transform the school into a top performer.
Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Articles with permanently lad external links Year of birth missing living people. Courtesy By Mbugua Ngunjiri Alcohol consumers who tossed a drink to celebrate paw defeat of John Mututho in the last elections would be sobered to learn that the man behind the tough law helped to draft a new one that will spoil the party for some Nairobians.
For good measure we want our men in the farms, in the workshops and generally engaging in other productive pursuits rather have them in bars and dens drinking mututhoo silly. This page was last edited on 30 Juneat Retrieved 23 March Views Read Edit View history.
This coupled with the fact that the Kenya Revenue Authority scrapped off an exercise duty reprieve on Senator Keg, a brand by the Eastern Africa Breweries Limited has conspired to enfeeble the ability of low income earning Kenyans to purchase non-perilous alcohol from the market place. Retrieved from ” https: And receive updates about the work of IOGT, upcoming events mutktho news from our projects directly to your inbox.
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The Mututho Law And Death From Alcohol In Kenya – Alex Ndungu Njeru
He is a former Member of Parliament and previously belonged to the Kenya African National Union and was elected to represent the Naivasha Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya in the Kenyan parliamentary election. Alfred Mutua, had failed to prevent the abuse of drugs and alcohol by minors in a recently lwa rugby tournament and further advised that the event be banned.
Whole new rafts of measures were put in place in order to deliver the ends of controlling the oaw beverages industry. It is this sort of scenario that the Mututho laws were supposed to check in the first place. The question we should ask ourselves though is alcoholism an expression of joblessness?
Tougher Mututho Law on Drinking on The Way – Entertainment News
Or is joblessness the cause of alcoholism. Please fill out all required fields. What are the facts?