Fear Uhuru grooming Raila to succeed him as 2022

The walkout by Bomet lawmakers from a presidential function in protest against not being called to speak is seen by some in Uhuru Kenyatta’s half of Jubilee hut as part of William Ruto’s 2022 campaign team strategy to force his boss to openly declare his support for him in 2022....

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Vimal Shah camp suffers mortal blow in Tatu City wars

International investors in Tatu City have claimed a big win for the project, after years of battling with a faction led by Nahashon Nyagah, Steve Mwagiru and Vimal Shah. The trio have in the past been accused of leading a pack of wolves trying to wrest control of the project...

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Kikuyu equation in Uhuru succession

Uhuru Kenyatta gave Raila Odinga a standing ovation when Raila arrived for the burial of legendary musician Joseph Kamaru in Murang’a. A president is not expected to stand to greet people as he is the head of state but in Murang’a, Uhuru defied protocol, stood up and greeted Raila with...

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The Uhuru Ruto did not know shows up

  Two secret meetings Uhuru Kenyatta separately held with Daniel Moi and Raila Odinga have left Kenyans guessing on his true intentions, given that William Ruto was left in the dark on both occasions. Last Saturday, Uhuru paid the former president a courtesy visit at his Kabarak home in Nakuru,...

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The Political Economy of sugar in Kenya

According to annual reports by the US Department of Agriculture, Kenyan sugar consumption is growing, yet local production is declining. In 2011 domestic production covered 70% of local consumption, but in 2015 the local share was down to 62% (USDA 2016). In 2014, Kenya had a sugar deficit of 200,000...

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Early jostling for Wetangula senator’s seat

Share Pin Email   Intense political strategies and realignments are taking place in Bungoma county politics as key figures plot for seats ahead of 2022 polls. Pundits have been keen to note that the recent declaration by Ford-Kenya leader, Moses Wetang’ula, to go for presidency could attract new dynamism in...

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Uhuru outwits Ruto in Power games

The evolving political developments in the country point to a scenario where Uhuru Kenyatta is cunningly engaging his deputy William Ruto in a mind-boggling political game, with the ultimate aim that either the president will squeeze Ruto to throw in the towel by resigning due to frustrations, or Ruto stops...

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Plot to have Kenneth oppose Ruto on Jubilee ticket hatched

Share Pin Email The resurfacing of Peter Kenneth in Jubilee has not only reignited the debate on the party’s likely 2022 lineup but also whether he has made a tactical move or blunder. Kenneth’s presence at a fundraiser in Uasin Gichu county has sparked speculations that the former Gatanga MP...

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How Universities loose billions in unremitted dues

How Universities loose billions in unremitted dues

How Universities loose billions in unremitted dues Our Reporter The much celebrated reforms albeit belatedly when they were initiated with gusto driven  by the indefatigable immediate former cabinet secretary for Education Fred Matiang’i have not only after six months stalled but are in disarray and facing severe unprecedented headwinds as...

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