Sonko allies thrown out of plum city liquor board

Sonko allies thrown out of plum city liquor board

Barely a day after Ann Kananu took over as Nairobi acting governor, former governor Mike Sonko’s men and women are besieged at City Hall. Chief finance officer Johnson Akongo has been moved from the plum position and replaced by Halake Waqo. Halake is close to majority leader Abdi Guyo. Guyo...

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Fierce feuds engulf Kanu Kisumu office

Fierce feuds engulf Kanu Kisumu office

A fresh row has erupted among various Kanu factions in Kisumu county ahead of an anticipated visit of the party chairman and Baringo senator Gideon Moi. Talk among party members is that some of those claiming to be officials, simply want to fleece Senator Moi his millions of shillings. Unlike...

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Machakos senate seat campaigns get nasty

Machakos senate seat campaigns get nasty

Just as was expected, the campaign for the vacant seat of Machakos senate is seeing the levels of decency lowered to the rock bottom. From churches, roadsides, funerals to markets, the language used in most of them is like that in brothels. Most of the attacks are directed to Wiper...

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Complication as Gideon Moi ally enters Baringo governor race

Complication as Gideon Moi ally enters Baringo governor race

Baringo gubernatorial race has attracted the who-is-who in the county politics with William Ruto and area senator Gideon Moi factor complicating the scenario. Others who have shown interest to dethrone Governor Stanley Kiptis are former governor Benjamin Cheboi, Labour and Social Services cabinet secretary Simon Chelugui, Gideon and Tiaty MP...

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Aspirants invade Kangundo constituency ahead of next year polls

Aspirants invade Kangundo constituency ahead of next year polls

Kangundo parliamentary seat held by Fabian Kyule has attracted over a dozen of aspirants. Those eyeing the seat have invaded the constituency giving the MP sleepless nights. The constituency has four civic wards that of Kangundo Central, Kangundo East, Kangundo North and Kangundo West. Kangundo Central ward has the highest...

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Which way ex-minister Kipruto Kirwa in Trans Nzoia politics

Which way ex-minister Kipruto Kirwa in Trans Nzoia politics

Three decades ago, a youthful Trans-Nzoia activist Kipruto Arap Kirwa made history by replacing one of Kenya’s independence era politicians Masinde Muliro in a by-election in Cherangany constituency during president Daniel Arap Moi’s one party Kanu regime. Even after being appointed into the government as an assistant minister, Kirwa kept...

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Bitter fights as South Imenti constituency set to be split

Bitter fights as South Imenti constituency set to be split

A proposal by Building Bridges Initiative to split South Imenti constituency is now generating political heat on clanism grounds. Caught in the saga are members of Igoki council, who although backing the proposal, are against the division of the constituency. Igoki council chairman Salecio M’Mungania claims that if they are...

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Daggers drawn in Kisii ward by-election as giants enter

Daggers drawn in Kisii ward by-election as giants enter

Once again, East African Court judge Charles Nyachae is back to test waters with Kisii governor James Ongwae after getting a resounding defeat during the last general elections where he emerged a poor third position in his bid for the senator seat. This time round, Nyachae has moved to Party...

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Nakuru ex-freedom fighters land headache

Nakuru ex-freedom fighters land headache

Members of the Nakuru District Ex-Freedom Fighters Organization want the government to reschedule demarcation and beaconing of a parcel of land they occupy in Njoro. According to the ex-fighters official Mugi Kimere, the members are concerned Kenya Forest Service is sidelining them in the demarcation process even after receiving land...

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Man’s body dumped at Maasai Mara varsity gate

Man’s body dumped at Maasai Mara varsity gate

Police in Narok North sub-county, Narok county are yet to unravel the motive behind the murder of a middle-aged man who was found dumped in a culvert near the Maasai Mara University gate. According to Narok North police boss Fred Kibenei, the body had no visible injuries and the man...

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Why senior Kiambu magistrate was suspended

Why senior Kiambu magistrate was suspended

Kiambu senior principal magistrate Theresa Nyangena has been indefinitely suspended by the judiciary for gross misconduct. Nyagena’s suspension letter was signed by acting Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and forwarded to Kiambu chief magistrate Patriciah Gichohi. The judiciary chief registrar, registrar magistrate courts and director human resource management and development got...

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Is Raila ready for generation change in Luoland?

Is Raila ready for generation change in Luoland?

The norms upon which Luos base the need for a son to have his own homestead are defined by generation progression. The pride of the head of the homestead is to see how many successful homesteads his scions have established. Unfortunately, the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga dynasty does not ascribe to...

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