Luhya politics at crossroads

The populous Luhya community finds itself in yet another round of bruising succession politics as the Western region remains in an election mode. Leaders from the community are already taking sides with the main focus on William Ruto and Raila Odinga. The five Luhya-dominated counties of Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia...

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Is Jirongo out to succeed Oparanya?

Share Pin Email The battle to succeed Kakamega governor Wycliffe Oparanya is on and even turning uglier. Recently, Senator Cleophas Malala, one of those in the the race was attacked at Mayoni by suppporters of cabinet secretary Rashid Echesa. Malala was accompanied by MCA Lubinus Oduor, now eyeing Matungu parliamentary...

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Ex-MP causes drama at State Lodge Kakamega

Steve Biko There was drama at State Lodge Kakamega during president Uhuru Kenyatta tour when former Budalangi MP, Raphael Wanjala ran bersek at the main gate demanding Sh10,000 he claimed was for fuel refund. It all started when Uhuru, after meeting invited elected leaders handed through State House Comptroller Lawrence...

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