Will Oparanya deliver Matungu by-election to ODM?

Will Oparanya deliver Matungu by-election to ODM?

Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya is finding himself between a rock and a hard place. The governor who is also the ODM deputy party leader is now undergoing a litmus test after he mishandled the Matungu by-elections. Oparanya had been given the mandate by ODM to spearhead the by-election but failed...

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Unfolding events in Coast politics as Uhuru succession race takes shape

Unfolding events in Coast politics as Uhuru succession race takes shape

Coast MPs allied to William Ruto have suffered a major political setback after Kadu Asili, the party they had reportedly identified and wanted to use to fight ODM dominance in the region was abruptly taken away last week. It emerged Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa who was the face of the...

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Nyeri governorship race takes academic angle

Nyeri governorship race takes academic angle

Ahead of next year’s general elections, the race for Nyeri county gubernatorial seat has so far gained considerable momentum with one aspirant turning to her academic credentials to win crucial political mileage. Speaking at Gachuiro shopping centre in Mathira sub-county, Joyce Gachini dismissed one of her rivals William Wahome as...

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Plot to block Prof Sihanya as UON law dean

Plot to block Prof Sihanya as UON law dean

Controversy that is surrounding the election of the dean at the University of Nairobi School of Law is likely to head to courts following the behind-the-scene intense lobbying to block Prof. Ben Sihanya from holding the highly coveted seat. Prof. Sihanya, a lecturer at the Parklands Campus, said he will...

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Fresh realignment in Bomet politics

Fresh realignment in Bomet politics

The political wars that have pitted William Ruto and former Bomet governor Isaac Rutto and his nemesis ended when they agreed to work as a team during a meeting in Ndanai in Bomet county. The ex-governor’s move has seen the current governor Hillary Barchok cry foul even going ahead to...

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What Matiang’i, Ongwae told Nyamira leaders at secret talks

What Matiang’i, Ongwae told Nyamira leaders at secret talks

Interior cabinet secretary Fred Matiangi’s political ambition in national politics is under threat following political feuds among leaders in his Nyamira county backyard. MPs and MCAs have ganged up against Nyamira governor Amos Nyaribo to undermine his leadership on grounds that he did not consult them when he was making...

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