Questionable past haunts top Kenya Seed Manager

Questionable past haunts top Kenya Seed Manager

Suspended Kenya Seed Company Stephen Kibet Malakwen is finding the going rough. From being isolated by the majority of the staff due to his poor working relationship, tribalism and nepotism; Malakwen’s recent return has not been well received in the Kenya Seed corridors. Majority of those weekly Citizen interviewed in...

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Uhuru unhappy Kalonzo mortgaged Kamba envoy’s slot

Uhuru unhappy Kalonzo mortgaged Kamba envoy’s slot

When Kalonzo Musyoka approached Uhuru Kenyatta and requested that an ambassador’s slot be set aside for Wiper, Uhuru willingly granted Kalonzo’s wish. In Uhuru’s calculation, this was a good political move because it would give him mileage in Ukambani – a region that he has been keen to get back...

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Which way Turkana politics after Raila, Nanok confrontation?

Which way Turkana politics after Raila, Nanok confrontation?

ODM leader Raila Odinga visit to Turkana county where he differed with Governor Josphat Nanok has left the political terrain fluid. Nanok faced his sworn enemy John Munyes in the last general elections and for now, Raila seems to be backing Munyes for the county top seat as Nanok works...

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Daggers drawn as Kinyanjui, Kihika square it out in by-elections

Daggers drawn as Kinyanjui, Kihika square it out in by-elections

Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui and Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama faces a litmus test in first, making sure the county assembly gives nod to the Building Bridges Initiative and two, the Jubilee party secures both London ward and Hells Gate ward seats in the coming by-elections amid the party’s...

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Uhuru flies to Nairobi from Kisii to attend Senator Haji burial

Uhuru flies to Nairobi from Kisii to attend Senator Haji burial

President Uhuru Kenyatta is heading to the burial of Senator Yusuf Haji after attending the burial of Simeon Nyachae in Kisii. Also to attend Haji burial are Deputy President William Ruto,ODM leader Raila Odinga,Wiper’s boss Kalonzo Musyoka, ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula of Ford Kenya, all who were...

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Uhuru ignores Ruto at Nyachae burial

Uhuru ignores Ruto at Nyachae burial

President Uhuru Kenyatta refused to engage his deputy during the burial of former  Simeon Nyachae.   The two, going by the body language relationship is beyond redemption.During the burial function,Uhuru never engaged his deputy William Ruto.Although seated next to each other, Ruto was separated by Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka from...

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Tycoons to square it out in North Mugirango

Tycoons to square it out in North Mugirango

Bungoma county assembly clerk John Mosongo has joined the long list of candidates who have declared their interest in the North Mugirango parliamentary seat in Nyamira county come 2022 general elections. Mosongo who has businesses in Nyamira, Kakamega, Kisumu and Bungoma counties has been holding secret meetings with his political...

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Shaky succession Coast politics

Shaky succession Coast politics

With about 15 months to the 2022 general elections, Coast region finds itself at crossroads over Uhuru Kenyatta’s succession. On one hand, William Ruto has made significant inroads in a region that in the past three general elections – 2007, 2013 and 2017 – largely voted for ODM leader Raila...

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Multimillions ghost projects haunting Oparanya

Multimillions ghost projects haunting Oparanya

The relaunch of OparanyaCare Programme that has seen Kakamega county lose millions of shillings in shady deals has come back to haunt Governor Wycliffe Oparanya. The governor held a consultative meeting with a team from UNICEF to discuss Imarisha Afya ya Mama na Mtoto popularly known as OparanyaCare Programme. Despite...

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MCAs dismiss Senator Kibiru

MCAs dismiss Senator Kibiru

A section of Kirinyaga MCAs have dismissed Senator Charles Kibiru as Uhuru Kenyatta’s point-man in Kirinyaga county. The MCAs criticised a move by a group of Mt Kenya MPs to pick Kibiru (pictured) to lead the region leaders in popularising the BBI initiative. They said the document is gaining popularity...

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Intrigues behind the removal of Kisii assembly speaker

Intrigues behind the removal of Kisii assembly speaker

Kisii governor James Ongwae sacrificed his friend the speaker of the county assembly David Kombo who was removed from the seat in exchange of the Building Bridges Initiative campaigns. Ongwae has gone down on his knees appealing to MCAs to pass the bill once it comes to the floor. Ongwae...

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