Which way Trans Nzoia politics as 2022 polls draws in?

Which way Trans Nzoia politics as 2022 polls draws in?

Trans Nzoia governor Patrick Khaemba has no heir apparent as his second term comes to an end in 2022. However, Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa who is gambling on whether or not to play county politics or aim for the national front still remains undecided. Even those who would have wished...

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Change of political alliances emerge in Trans-Nzoia

Change of political alliances emerge in Trans-Nzoia

The past one week has seen a busy schedule for Trans Nzoia politicians as the main players tried all tricks including the formation of alliances to ensure their victory during the 2022 polls. First was a group of Sabaot leaders and elders led by the Trans Nzoia county assembly majority...

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Eyes on Ruto as Wamalwa, Wetang’ula in hot soup Trans-Nzoia politics

Eyes on Ruto as Wamalwa, Wetang’ula in hot soup Trans-Nzoia politics

Trans-Nzoia has drawn national attention in all general elections since independence in 1963 beginning with Masinde Muliro, Wafula Wabuge running through to Kijana Wamalwa to former Westlands MP Fred Gumo and now Eugene Wamalwa. Though administered within the Kalenjin-dominated Rift Valley region, the number 26 county has a history of...

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Senator Mbito to join Kanu

Senator Mbito to join Kanu

In an unprecedented move, the Trans Nzoia senator Mike Mbito has been declared the spokesman of the minority Sabaot community inhabiting the county and parts of Mt Elgon in Bungoma County of Western Kenya. The move has caused confusion in the community with word that the hand of Baringo Senator...

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DP Ruto’s ally Sing’oei changes tack in Trans Nzoia governor race

DP Ruto’s ally Sing’oei changes tack in Trans Nzoia governor race

William Ruto’s allies are leaving nothing to chance to ensure the number two man on the Kenyan political landscape not only ascends to the presidency in 2022 but also garners the majority seats in both parliaments of the national assembly and senate. Apart from possibly not jumping ship from the...

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Graft, illicit sex exploits emerge at Trans Nzoia county

Officials of the Trans Nzoia county government have been accused of buying and destroying all copies of your popular political newspaper, Weekly Citizen, after an expose that led to their arrest was reported. Eliya Wakhongola, the county chains and procurement director is said to have been orchestrating the deal. We...

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CS Wamalwa keeps voters guessing

CS Wamalwa keeps voters guessing

Devolution and Asal cabinet secretary, Eugene Wamalwa is officially out of the race for Trans Nzoia county gubernatorial race. Wamalwa said he would remain firm in rallying the Luhya community to be part of the next government, and asked the community to support Uhuru Kenyatta’s agenda for the unity of...

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Trans Nzoia needy children home in red

Trans Nzoia needy children home in red

Covid-19 is crippling operations of a children’s home in Trans Nzoia county. The director of Precious Kids Children’s Home at Wamuini in Kiminini subcounty Samantha Hammock is concerned as donors of the institution hosting children with a disability are from America. According to the management, funding for the last two...

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Rot at Kitale-based Trans National Times Sacco

Rot at Kitale-based Trans National Times Sacco

An invitation for bidders dated November 12 2019 being quotation for Trans National Times Sacco Limited based in Kitale, Trans Nzoia county has come to haunt the management tendering process. The controversial tender involved the quotation for Kiminini branch Fosa construction. Interested bidders were asked to provide quotation for Kiminini...

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Who is who in rush for Trans-Nzoia governor’s job 2022

Who is who in rush for Trans-Nzoia governor’s job 2022

The one million dollar question that has kept on boggling the minds of Trans Nzoia residents is whether or not Governor Patrick Khaemba was in 2013 elected as a person, or because of his allegiance to the Ford-Kenya FK party. Could Khaemba have been voted in as a Bukusu so...

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Alarm as MCA draws knife at hotel

Alarm as MCA draws knife at hotel

Trans Nzoia Ford-Kenya leadership has petitioned the party’s national executive council to expel two of its nominated members of county assembly for gross misconduct. The leaders said the behaviour of the two MCAs amounted to indiscipline in this era where leaders need show decorum and respect for each other in...

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Former Mmust VC Otieno suffers another blow

Former Mmust VC Otieno suffers another blow

The pull and push that of late has characterised the relationship between former vice chancellor Fredrick Otieno and chairman of council of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Jeremy Bundi for nearly one year appear headed to a nasty ending. The ugly scenario appears to have been ignited by...

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