Big split as Matiang’i is endorsed Gusii spokeman

Big split as Matiang’i is endorsed Gusii spokeman

Political realignments in Gusiiland has caught Interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiang’i in a panic and awkward position where he is using elected leaders from the two counties of Kisii and Nyamira to build his empire at the expense of reuniting and working with the family of retired politician Simeon Nyachae...

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Kalonzo caught between tycoon and Muthama in Machakos by-election

Kalonzo caught between tycoon and Muthama in Machakos by-election

The move by Kalonzo Musyoka to pick Johnson Muthama’s wife to fly the Wiper party flag in the Machakos senator’s race has taken to a new level the phrase ‘political bedroom’. Kalonzo has literally invaded Muthama’s matrimonial bedroom and come out with his wife, Agnes Kavindu Muthama,  for whom he...

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Schemes and counter-schemes in Narok governor race

Schemes and counter-schemes in Narok governor race

There is a political buzz in Narok county, one year to 2022 general elections with gubernatorial aspirants scheming to succeed Governor Samuel Tunai who is serving his second and final term. Recently, William Ruto came under sharp criticism over allegations that he has been planting candidates for the top county...

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Kalenjin billionaires flee Gideon’s camp for Ruto

Kalenjin billionaires flee Gideon’s camp for Ruto

Kalenjin billionaires have sent overtures to William Ruto to mend fences with them two years after they abandoned the second in command fearing his 2022 presidential ambition is doomed. The tycoons abandoned the deputy president after the deep state intensified a crackdown on those pledging alliance to him, which saw...

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Rift widens in Jubilee, ODM Mombasa team

Rift widens in Jubilee, ODM Mombasa team

In spite of the existence of a handshake between Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, Jubilee and ODM supporters in the port city of Mombasa have not closed ranks and the intense cold war is evident even as both camps prepare for campaigns building bridges initiative referendum. In the last general...

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Deep state shops for Maraga successor

Deep state shops for Maraga successor

Days after David Maraga retired as Chief Justice, details are emerging of how the deep state is shopping for a candidate to head the Judiciary and the Supreme Court, that will decide the presidential election in 2022 if a petition challenging the results is filed. The deep state wants an...

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Plot to sack pro-Sonko ministers

Plot to sack pro-Sonko ministers

There is tension at the Nairobi city county headquarters following a looming cabinet reshuffle mainly targeting chief executive committee members allied to impeached governor Mike Sonko. Constitutionally, CECs appointed by a governor cease to hold office once the position of the respective county chief falls vacant. Among the CECs are...

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Drama as broke Mukhisa Kituyi is stranded in Nairobi

Drama as broke Mukhisa Kituyi is stranded in Nairobi

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Secretary General Mukhisa Kituyi, who has announced his plans to vie for presidency, was stranded in Nairobi after failing to hike a lift in a chopper to attend the funeral of the Hannah Mudavadi, mother of ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi. The funeral...

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