Political realignments erupt in Luhyaland

Political realignments erupt in Luhyaland

The battle lines for the control of the vast Luhya vote have been defined as political realignments and supremacy wars among the political elite intensify ahead of the 2022 general election. Two major political blocs have emerged, with one led by Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli that fronts Kakamega governor...

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Homa Bay county bulls buy protection

Homa Bay county bulls buy protection

Details have emerged how Homa Bay internal auditor Julius Polo was treated to a shocker after detectives reportedly rejected a bribe to alter a report on glaring nepotism at the county. Weekly Citizen is informed that a group of officials with tainted images led by county secretary Isaiah Ogwe, and...

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Sh1.4 billion query at Mandera county

Sh1.4 billion query at Mandera county

Top officials of the Mandera county government have been questioned by two government agencies over the disbursement of more than Sh1.4 billion reports indicate. People conversant with the developments told this paper that the suspicious transaction occurred on March 3 2020 and has resulted in investigations being launched by the...

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Daggers drawn in Nyamira politics ahead of 2022

Daggers drawn in Nyamira politics ahead of 2022

Since the advent of multiparty politics, there are two constituencies in Nyamira county which have a tendency of electing their MPs for only one term after which they dump them in the dustbin of political history. The two constituencies – North Mugirango and Kitutu Masaba – for the last 20...

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Race to replace Savula in Lugari

Race to replace Savula in Lugari

As the race to succeed Lugari MP Ayub Savula in 2022 hits fever pitch, two Orange Democratic Movement aspirants allied to Raila Odinga have declared their interest. Philip Etale, the party’s director of communications and Nabii Nabwera, the immediate former chief-of-staff at the Kakamega county who are both close associates...

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Will Lusaka sink or float?

Will Lusaka sink or float?

Senate speaker Ken Lusaka’s ruling that endorsed the ouster of the allies of the William Ruto from house leadership has put him between a rock and hard place. In the ruling that is still contested, Elgeyo Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen and his Nakuru counterpart Susan Kihika were removed following a...

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