Thankless Ruto Ukambani allies desert his camp

Thankless Ruto Ukambani allies desert his camp

William Ruto’s political allies in Ukambani have suddenly gone dead on their efforts to popularise the DP’s presidential bid in the region. The allies, a majority of them elected on a Jubilee party ticket in 2013 and 2017 general elections are now singing different political songs even when majority of...

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DP wakes from decade slumber to chastise Jubilee

DP wakes from decade slumber to chastise Jubilee

Democratic Party of Kenya has weighed in on the raging war of words between Kieleweke and Tanga Tanga factions in the ruling Jubilee party saying leaders should instead be focusing their energies on fulfilling the pre-election manifesto and the so-called Big Four Agenda. DP organising secretary Daniel Munene said the...

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Mvurya, Kwale speaker poll showdown looms

Mvurya, Kwale speaker poll showdown looms

Kwale governor Salim Mvurya’s succession plans have become uncertain after county assembly speaker Sammy Ruwa declared his candidature for governorship in 2022. The speaker who is doing his second term hails from the same Duruma sub-tribe of Mijikenda with Mvurya, hence complicating the governor’s succession equation. Mvurya has not hidden...

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How state plans to merge 32 public universities

How state plans to merge 32 public universities

The government has dropped a bombshell in the education sector with the announcement of radical changes that will see a merger and closure of some public universities. Share Pin Email Weekly Citizen has information that a bill is being drafted to be presented in parliament that will help in navigating...

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Why anti-Kalonzo Ukambani people are trooping back home

Why anti-Kalonzo Ukambani people are trooping back home

Political leaders from Ukambani who stood firm behind Jubilee government against the popular Nasa coalition and lost their seats are trooping back to Wiper with a mission of reviving their political careers. The leaders majority of whom are MPs who had earlier won their seats courtesy of Kalonzo Musyoka had...

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Kingi, Mung’aro strike power deal

Kingi, Mung’aro strike power deal

Kilifi governor Amason Kingi and ministry of Lands chief administrative secretary Gideon Mung’aro have buried the hatchet and are jointly scheming for 2022 general elections. Kingi and Mung’aro were bitter political opponents in the 2017 general elections. After the elections, Kingi decided to lean towards William Ruto as he briefly...

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Exposed: Why Kalonzo divorced Kibwana

Exposed: Why Kalonzo divorced Kibwana

Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has moved to end his political marriage with Makueni governor Kivutha Kibwana in a move that is aimed at consolidating his support base in Makueni county. Insiders say that Kalonzo is aware that Kibwana’s Muungano party is secretly planning to enter into an arrangement with...

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Anxiety as friends desert Mudavadi

Anxiety as friends desert Mudavadi

Dwindling fortunes hit ex-VP who is also former deputy PM What began as a pure political fallout in opposition National Super Alliance in the aftermath of the repeat presidential election of 2017 and Nasa principal Raila Odinga’s controversial ‘swearing in’ seems to have metamorphosed into systematic desertion of Amani National...

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Realignments in Ukambani politics

Realignments in Ukambani politics

Realignments are taking centre stage in Ukambani politics. Apart from the Uhuru Kenyatta succession, battles are raging for governorship and senatorship in Kamba dominated counties. In Machakos, the race to succeed Governor Alfred Mutua is gaining momentum with players now engaging in boardroom politics with each laying strategies on how...

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How Ruto, Raila spy on each other

How Ruto, Raila spy on each other

With the clock fast ticking towards the 2022 general election, the two leading presidential aspirants William Ruto and Raila Odinga have upped the ante by planting spies in each other’s camp on a strategic mission to outdo one another. So vicious is the espionage that both aspirants are cautious even...

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KRA arrests:Hidden facts emerge

KRA arrests:Hidden facts emerge

The decision by the Kenya Revenue Authority board to recall Commissioner General John Njiraini form retirement  to manage the crisis after the agency was rocked by one of the biggest corruption scandals to hit a state corporation has left many kenyans guessing. There are claims that James Mburu , KRA...

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Claims emerge Magwaga has bewitched Awiti to go blind

Claims emerge Magwaga has bewitched Awiti to go blind

The ugly spat between Homa Bay county assembly members and the executive wing of the government over millions of shillings looted during the recently held Devolution Conference in Kirinyaga took a new twist after it emerged that only a few MCAs attended the event despite pocketing Sh6.3 million. The scam...

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