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MCAs Demand Sh3 Million Gym to Prevent Non-communicable Diseases

Ward representatives in Busia County want a state of the art gym constructed within the assembly precincts. The county assembly members on Tuesday took the first step towards achieving this as they unanimously passed the Culture and Sports Committee report that recommends the creation of the facility to keep them fit. The...

Sally Kosgei Talks Relationship with President Moi, Overcoming Kibaki Sack, Corruption Scandal

Dr Sally Kosgei was among the most powerful public servant in the Moi regime where she served in various positions before rising to the position of Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of Public Service. When retired president Mwai Kibaki assumed power, she was expected to be among high profile individuals...

You’re not Welcome in Western

A group of MPs from Western have told Deputy President William Ruto that he is not welcome in the region following the eviction of members of Luhya community in Nandi. The six lawmakers, led by Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala, warned Ruto against setting foot in Western so long as the evicted Luhyas are...

Punguza Mizigo Offers Nothing- Nakuru County Assembly Reject Ekuru Aukot’s Bill

Thirdway Alliance Party Leader Ekuru Aukot has been dealt another blow after Nakuru County Assembly rejected the controversial Punguza Mizigo Bill. Justice and Legal Affairs Committee Chairperson Erick Gichuki who tabled the report by the committee on the floor of the house after scrutinizing the bill said assembly members were not happy...

“I’m not doing Ruto’s Bidding,” Ken Lusaka Defends Attending DP’s Events

Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has dismissed reports that he supports Deputy President William Ruto even as he continues to accompany him on his tours. Lusaka defended his presence at Ruto’s fundraisers in Western saying he accompanies the DP as a high-ranking state official from the region and not as his supporter. In...

DP Ruto Insists Kibra By-election is not about his Rivalry with Raila

Deputy President William Ruto has maintained that the Kibra by-election is not a supremacy battle between him and Raila Odinga. According to the DP, the mini-poll is an opportunity for Kibra residents to elect a leader who is best suited to serve them for the next three years. “Let no one confuse you...

How Raila Will Win 2022 Battle against DP Ruto – Mutahi Ngunyi Reveals

Political analyst Prof Mutahi Ngunyi has predicted the outcome of the 2022 political war pitting Raila Odinga against William Ruto saying the ODM winner will be victorious. According to Mr Ngunyi, Raila Odinga is currently making more sense than the Deputy President for pushing for a constitutional referendum. Ngunyi warned Ruto...

Ex-Mungiki Leader Maina Njenga Sends Warning to Rift Valley Mps as he Endorses Team Embrace

Former leader of the outlawed Mungiki sect Mr Maina Njenga issued a warning message to Rift Valley MPs whom he accused of dividing the Mt Kenya region. Njenga spoke on Thursday at the home of Gender Public Service CAS Rachael Shebesh where he endorsed the Embrace Team, a women leaders lobby group supporting...

Bishop Kariuki Clarifies ‘Honeybee’ Remark on DP Ruto

Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Embu, Rt. Rev Paul Kariuki now says his remark likening Deputy President William Ruto to a honey bee and his opponents to flies was misinterpreted. Last Sunday, the Bishop made the remark while speaking about the Kieleweke and Tanga Tanga factions. He opined that Ruto was...

Babu Owino Refuses to Engage in Fist Fight With Jaguar

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has ruled out the possibility of another fist fight with Jaguar after the Starehe MP dared him to a rematch. The two first-time legislators previously exchanged blows during the divisive 2017 presidential election but reconciled about five months later in the spirit of the handshake between...

Mps Shouldn’t be Paid Salaries, says North Imenti MP Dawood

North Imenti MP Rahim Dawood has called for a slash of MPs salary saying that State servants should not even be paid for serving Kenyans. Dawood said he is prepared to forego his salary and urged his colleagues to do the same as this will go a long way in reducing...

Governors Rubbish Latest Report Ranking Best and Worst Performing Counties

The council of governors has dismissed a new report by UK-based research firm ranking best and worst-performing county bosses. In a statement published in local dailies on Thursday, COG chair Wycliffe Oparanya said authors of the report failed to meet the required standards in conducting the research. “We would like to clarify that to...

TangaTanga, Mafisi Political Parties Deemed too Offensive to be Registered

Tangatanga Movement and Mafisi groups have suffered a blow in their quest to be recognised as political parties. This after the registrar of Political parties Ann Nderitu declined to reserve the words ‘Tangatanga’ and ‘Mafisi’ for use as political parties terming them offensive. Tangatanga had written to the registrar to have the name reserved;...

DP Ruto Admits Rift in Jubilee, Asks Members Not to Lose Hope

Deputy President William Ruto has admitted that the ruling Jubilee Party is divided. Speaking during the burial of Senator Mithika Linturi’s father on Tuesday, Ruto said the ongoing wrangles within the party are part of growth and will be resolved in due time. The DP was responding to comments by Meru Governor Kiraitu...

Governor Mutua Dodges Audit Queries for Fear of Being Heckled by Hired Goons

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua on Wednesday failed to appear before a Senate oversight committee for questioning over the 2017-18 audit queries raised by the Auditor General’s office. The Senate County Public Accounts and Investment Committee had invited the governor to appear before it in Kitui where the Senate is sitting. However, Dr...

Mariga Gets President Uhuru’s Full Backing in Kibra By-Election

Footballer McDonald Mariga’s bid to become the next Kibra MP has received a shot in the arm after President Uhuru Kenyatta assured him of his full support. President Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday met with the Jubilee candidate at State House in Nairobi. Also present were Jubilee Party Secretary-General...

Mariga Not Out of the Woods Yet as Fresh Petition is Filed Contesting Kibra Nomination

How many obstacles must a man overcome in his bid to become an MP? Well, football star McDonald Mariga is quickly learning that there are many as he seeks to become the Kibra member of parliament. No sooner had the former Harambee Stars midfielder been cleared to contest in the...

ODM Gives Kriss Darlin Sh250,000 after DJ Lost in Kibra Nominations

All is not lost for reggae DJ Kriss Darlin after his failed entry into politics as an aspiring MP for Kibra constituency. Not only did Kriss Darlin miss out on the ODM ticket but he was also booted by his former employer NTV, where he hosted the reggae music show...

Kenya Needs a President from Another Community – Waiguru

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has said Kenya is ready to be led by a president from another community other than Kikuyu. According to Waiguru, another Kikuyu presidency in 2022 would evoke feelings of exclusion by other communities. “Let’s be honest, Kenya has many communities and one or two cannot continue dominating the...

Miguna Claims President Uhuru is Locking Out Mariga Because of Ruto

Outspoken lawyer Miguna Miguna has added his voice to the ongoing saga surrounding footballer McDonald Mariga ahead of the Kibra by-election. The election body IEBC on Tuesday invalidated Mariga’s candidature on grounds that his name was missing from the voters’ register. The retired football player has since appealed the decision with the IEBC...

President Uhuru is the Cause of Turmoil in Central Kenya, Claims City Preacher

President Uhuru Kenyatta is the root cause of the ongoing political tension in Mt Kenya region, city preacher Godfrey Migwi has claimed. “I will repeat without apology that President Uhuru Kenyatta is the cause of the political turmoil in central Kenya,” said the bishop in a lengthy sermon. Bishop Migwi further accused President...

Nairobi MCAs Deny Crisis at City Hall Over Governor Sonko’s Graft Allegations

Members of the Nairobi County Assembly led by Majority Leader Abdi Hassan Guyo have dismissed claims of a looming crisis should governor Mike Sonko be charged over graft. Mr Hassan Guyo on Tuesday said there is no panic at city hall, further noting that Sonko has not been charged. “Governor Sonko is...

MP Alice Wahome Alleges Assassination Plot against her and Ndindi Nyoro

The member of parliament for Kandara constituency Alice Wahome says she is fearing for her life because there is a plot to eliminate her and Mt Kenya politicians allied to Deputy President William Ruto. Speaking as one of the panelists during a morning talk show on NTV Monday, the lawmaker...

I Will Humiliate You and Your Political Mentor, Babu Owino to Mariga Over Kibra By-election

Firebrand politician Babu Owino is back to his ‘dirty’ politicking ways ahead of the Kibra parliamentary by-elections. The controversial Embakasi East MP on Sunday sent out a warning shot to Jubilee’s candidate for the seat, McDonald Mariga, but the choice of Babu Owino’s words in his message has ruffled feathers on...

Sonko Reportedly Pocketed Sh20 Million From Garbage Collection Tenders

The Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko is said to have pocketed a cool Sh20 million in the garbage collection tenders corruption scandal. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission detectives claim that some of the firms that won the Sh357 million tender wired more than Sh20 million to Sonko’s bank accounts, the Star reports. The money...

Sonko Denies Any Wrongdoing After Being Grilled for 9 Hours by EACC Over Garbage Tenders

Nairobi county boss Mike Sonko maintained his innocence after being grilled for nine hours over alleged irregularities in the awarding of garbage collection tenders worth over Sh.160 million. Sonko, who was summoned by EACC over graft claims last week, presented himself at Integrity Centre at around 7 am Tuesday morning and only stepped...

Mariga Nomination was Done in Secrecy, Claims Kibra Aspirant

Football star McDonald Mariga’s nomination as the Jubilee candidate in the forthcoming Kibra by-election was deceptive and unfair, one of the aspirants has said. Mr Morris Kinyanjui claims the vetting exercise of 16 aspirants was done in secrecy and contrary to the Jubilee party regulations. “It is with sadness that the selection of...

Kabogo Reveals Why Tanga Tanga MPs Always Give Sh50,000 in DP Ruto’s Harambees

William Kabogo says he has witnessed MPs allied to DP Ruto, otherwise known as Tanga Tanga, being given Sh50,000 each to accompany the Deputy President to a fundraiser. The former Kiambu County Governor was reiterating an earlier remark he made during the funeral service of the late John De’ Mathew where he...

Khalwale, MP Clash Over DP Ruto’s Mental Health Status

The mental state of Deputy President William Ruto was the subject of a heated debate on live TV pitting two politicians who are also doctors. Dr Bonny Khalwale, the former Senator for Kakamega County, clashed with Dr Eseli Simiyu on Tuesday morning after the Tongaren MP claimed that Ruto is suffering from...

Ignore the Fake News. Jubilee Dismisses Document Listing Mariga as Kibra MP Aspirant

Kenya’s football star Macdonald Mariga on Monday emerged as a surprise contender in the upcoming Kibra by-election. This is after a letter was shared on social media purporting to contain the names of five aspirants who will be seeking to replace the late Ken Okoth on a Jubilee ticket. However, the party dismissed...
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On November 11, 2008, DP William Ruto, then Eldoret North MP while appearing on an episode of Churchill Live, narrated to Kenyans how retired...

Raila in Tough Spot After Fidel’s DNA Court Order

Orange Democratic Movement leader, Raila Odinga is at a crossroads after the court ordered a DNA test on his late son Fidel Odinga. The...

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