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Kenya MPs object to salary oversight

Legislators seek end of commission tasked with cutting their salaries, but Kenyans disagree with demand.

Last Modified: 24 Apr 2013 11:28
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Parliamentarians in Kenya are due to debate a petition that calls for the break-up of a commission that was formed to cut their salaries.

Politicians say the commission is illegal and want their income to be reinstated. 

Many Kenyans, however, are against the demands.

Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi.

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