Ruto, ODM war takes shape in Msambweni

Ruto, ODM war takes shape in Msambweni

A battle of titanic proportions is looming in Msambweni constituency by-election in Kwale county after Deputy President William Ruto declared he would back an independent candidate Feisal Abdalla in the race. This came after Jubilee Party Secretary-General Raphael Tuju announced the ruling party will not field a candidate in the...

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Realignments in Kilifi governor succession race

Realignments in Kilifi governor succession race

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and his Kilifi North counterpart Owen Baya have teamed up to fight a common political enemy in the name of Gideon Mung’aro. Mung’aro, the chief administrative secretary in the ministry of Lands is seen as ODM party favourite to succeed Governor Amason Kingi in 2022 general...

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Political landmines start detonating in Migori

Political landmines start detonating in Migori

Political land mines that have been planted all over Migori county have started detonating after tabling of an impeachment motion at the Migori county assembly against the Governor Okoth Obado again aborted. A nominated MCA Mary Ogodo had her left arm broken as the county assembly descended into chaos and...

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Speculation as Tharaka Nithi deputy governor stages coup

Speculation as Tharaka Nithi deputy governor stages coup

Tharaka Nithi deputy governor Francis Kagwima is now acting governor after Governor Muthomi Njuki was barred from office. Kagwima’s inauguration was held at the governor’s office in Kathwana Municipality. Word is that Kagwima who is likely to act in the office for the remainder of the term is likely to...

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Coast tycoons in vicious supremacy wars as Uhuru succession knocks

Coast tycoons in vicious supremacy wars as Uhuru succession knocks

A vicious fight has erupted among Coast tycoons and politicians as they plot on who would have a say in a post-Jubilee government after the 2022 general election.At the centre of the bare knuckles fight is a group aligned to Abubakar Joho who is Mombasa vovernor Hassan Joho’s elder brother...

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20 politicians on ICC radar ahead of 2022

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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