Kenyan-Politics

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Ruto’s son Nick Kipkurgat following his father’s political footsteps

October 10, 2019

Nick Ruto with his father Deputy President William Ruto after having lunch at Jojen Hotel in Dagoretti Corner, Nairobi on February 19, 2017. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL | NATION MEDIA GROUP While many of us only know the meaning of the phrase ‘like father, like son’, Nick Kipkurgat Ruto, son of Deputy President William Ruto, is […]

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Treasury Official Leaks The Expensive Demands From Raila’s Office Following Handshake

September 11, 2019

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga. PHOTO/COURTESY Details have now emerged on the difficult position that officials in the National Treasury have found themselves following the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM Leader Raila Odinga. The Business Daily on Monday quoted some of the Treasury officials leaking details of some of the […]

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Ken Okoth’s brother Imran wins ODM ticket for Kibra

September 8, 2019

Imran Okoth/Photo/Courtesy By Mkarimu Media Imran (Benard) Otieno Okoth won the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) nominations to contest for Kibra MP seat. Imran will now face off with Jubilee’s Macdonald Mariga, ANC’s Eliud Owalo and Ford Kenya’s Engineer Khamisi Butichi in the by-election scheduled for November 7. The brother to the late Ken Okoth, floored […]

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Britons protest Johnson’s Brexit ‘coup’ move

September 1, 2019

Crowds gathered in Manchester, York and Newcastle in northern England, as well as London and Scottish capital Edinburgh and Belfast © AFP / Oli SCARFF By AFP London, United Kingdom, Aug 31 – Protesters wielding pro-democracy placards and EU flags rallied on Saturday in dozens of British cities against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial move […]

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Aukot:Politicians threatening MCAs over Punguza Mzigo bill

August 30, 2019

Dr. Ekuro Aukot By Mkarimu Media Third Way Alliance party leader Dr Ekuru Aukot is claiming that some politicians who are against the bill are now threatening Members of County Assemblies supporting the bill. While speaking after presenting the bill at Laikipia County Assembly the former presidential candidate dismissed remarks by Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru […]

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MPs’ secret card to stop Punguza Mzigo Bill

August 30, 2019

Members of the National Assembly during a past session of Parliament. [File, Standard] Lawmakers have hatched a secret scheme to frustrate the Punguza Mizigo Bill that seeks to reduce their number from 416 to 147, The Standard can reveal. It has emerged that MPs are plotting to exploit a loophole in the Constitution by ‘sitting’ […]

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All you need to know about the clash between Uhuru and Ruto

August 19, 2019

Kenyatta, right, greets supporters with his running mate Ruto after a news conference in 2013 – now the president and his deputy are at odds [Reuters] There is a growing divide between President Kenyatta and Deputy Ruto, highlighted by a recent corruption scandal. The showdown could end the political alliance between President Uhuru Kenyatta and […]

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Raila’s 2022 secret card jolts Jubilee and Nasa

August 19, 2019

Nasa principals Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi during a past rally at Mama Ngina grounds. Image/COURTESY By Star ODM leader Raila Odinga’s signals that he is preparing to run for President in the 2022 General Election has caused disquiet in the Nasa coalition. Nasa was Raila’s 2017 vehicle which brought together Wiper Democratic Movement leader […]

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VIDEO:Anne Waiguru fires warning to DP Ruto Over Raila Odinga

August 18, 2019

Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru and Deputy President William Ruto Kirinyanga Governor, Anne Waiguru, fired warning to Deputy President, William Ruto, over how powerful ODM leader, Raila Odinga, is in Kenya and that there are certain actions you cannot undertake without the African Union envoy’s blessings. “We all understand that Raila controls roughly half of this […]

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Raila ups his game,picks Mt Kenya, Rift Valley dream team

August 18, 2019

ODM leader Raila Odinga has stepped up his efforts to build new alliances in Rift Valley and Mt Kenya regions as the race to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022 hots up. The former Prime Minister wants to exploit his handshake with Uhuru to turn the tables against Deputy President William Ruto in Mt Kenya […]

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