20 politicians on ICC radar ahead of 2022

About 20 politicians from across the political divide are being monitored secretly by detectives from the International Criminal Court who are gathering evidence against them should violence break out ahead or after the polls, and the Kenyan situation is referred to the court. ICC spies have quietly landed in the...

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BBI final report wants referendum April next year

BBI final report wants referendum April next year

The building bridges initiative team wants Kenyans to hold a referendum in April next year.In the report, the team wants the office of a prime minister with two deputies. Unlike the current constitution where cabinet secretaries are not members of parliament, BBI wants cabinet secretaries renamed ministers and be from...

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Plot to drop Malala as senate minority makes him cry in public

Plot to drop Malala as senate minority makes him cry in public

The besieged Kakamega senator Cleophas Malala is set to lose his position as deputy minority leader in the senate. Malala was elected as a senator on an ANC ticket but his relationship with ODM leader Raila Odinga saw him land the lucrative position that earns occupant heavy allowances and added...

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New entrant in the race for Kisumu central parliamentary seat

New entrant in the race for Kisumu central parliamentary seat

A youthful ODM activist has challenged  Kisumu Central member of parliament to deliver on his campaign promises to the electorates. While addressing this writer in Kisumu town this morning  Engineer Ray Odak aka Apilo noted that the area MP has failed to deliver his campaign promises to the voters. Apilo...

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Family anoints late Maasai king Ntimama’s successor

Family anoints late Maasai king Ntimama’s successor

The family of the late William Ole Ntimama has officially handed over the leadership mantle to his second-born son Timothy Tempes to fill the void left since the patron’s demise on September 1, 2016. This was after the first-born son, Amos Sipoi Ntimama, declined the political position and handed it...

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Msambweni by-election campaigns hot up

Msambweni by-election campaigns hot up

The by-election occasioned by the death of Msambweni MP Suleiman Dori in March will now be held on December 15 after a delay of nearly six months due to the corona pandemic. The election had initially been slated for June 21 before it was pushed forward. Several candidates have hit...

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Raila decides to go slow on 11 Taita Taveta MCAs

Raila decides to go slow on 11 Taita Taveta MCAs

In a move seen as aimed at reconciling and consolidating his power base in Taita Taveta county, ODM leader Raila Odinga has ordered top party officials to go slow on disciplining local MCAs. According to our source at the party headquarters, officials want the party to go slow on disciplining...

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Kiambu governor Nyoro now marked man

Kiambu governor Nyoro now marked man

Kiambu governor James Nyoro is a marked man with members of the county assembly baying for his blood. Weekly Citizen has information that the MCAs are unhappy with the manner in which the governor and his allies are involved in the manipulation of tenders to land in the hands of...

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Questions as Shahbal graces Wiper meeting

Questions as Shahbal graces Wiper meeting

Mombasa politician Suleiman Shahbal has continued to exhibit indecisiveness on his political plans ahead of the next general election. Last week, Shahbal attended a Wiper party retreat at Maanzoni in Athi River, Machakos county presided over by party leader Kalonzo Musyoka. At the meeting, Kalonzo welcomed the Mombasa businessman back...

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Ruto money splits African Church of Holy Spirit

Ruto money splits African Church of Holy Spirit

Divisions have rocked members of the African Church of the Holy Spirit who were recently hosted by William Ruto. Pictures went viral on social media with church members wearing white robes together with Ruto dancing to the drums. And now word has it, the church high priest Shem Shamala has...

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Nyeri MCA blames governor, MP for underdevelopment

Nyeri MCA blames governor, MP for underdevelopment

A Nyeri MCA has attributed delays of development projects in her Mathari-Kiganjo ward to a shortage of funds. Muthoni Kuruga claimes that she is ever visiting the offices of Governor Mutahi Kahiga and that of NGCDF submitting application for finances for projects but no no funds have been allocated to...

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BBI: Is Kalonzo blowing hot and cold again?

BBI: Is Kalonzo blowing hot and cold again?

The announcement by former vice president Kalonzo Musyoka that he is opposed to the creation of regional premiers proposed by the Building Bridges Initiative proponents has once again left his followers at a crossroads as he did in the runup to the last referendum campaigns in 2010 when he kept...

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