Mulmulwas arrest stirs West Pokot politics

Mulmulwas arrest stirs West Pokot politics

The arrest of Kijana Fupi Round of Mulmulwas fame, Dennis Kapchok, in Kapenguria for allegedly defaming West Pokot senator Samuel Poghisio has generated a lot of political heat in the region. The controversial activist is said to have been picked by detectives at about 2pm after an alleged social media...

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Bitter wrangles rock West Pokot assembly

Bitter wrangles rock West Pokot assembly

West Pokot county assembly is bracing for hard economic times as members of the county assembly and staff have missed salaries for three months now. This comes after the county assembly speaker clerk David Karungutiang was suspended for 90 days yet he is the automation of authority to incur expenses...

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West Pokot assembly speaker caught pants down

West Pokot assembly speaker caught pants down

A section of members of West Pokot county assembly is demanding for the resignation of the county assembly speaker Catherine Mukenyang accusing her of impunity and alleged corruption at the assembly. Calls for the speaker to resign come hot on the heels as the county assembly wrangles continue to escalate...

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Fireworks in West Pokot politics

Fireworks in West Pokot politics

Pokot elders and women leaders in the county will start collecting signatures for the removal of the West Pokot Senator Samuel Poghisio, who is also the Senate majority leader. The elders have too called for the resignation of the county assembly speaker, Catherine Mukenyang, and absentee deputy governor Nicholas Atudonyang...

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Lonyangapuo feels West Pokot political heat

Lonyangapuo feels West Pokot political heat

West Pokot county governor John Lonyangapuo has castigated those blaming him for associating with William Ruto. He said that Ruto is the deputy president and there is no problem to welcome him for development projects in his county. This comes when the governor is at loggerheads with KANU leadership that...

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Tempers flare at Pokot county assembly

Tempers flare at Pokot county assembly

A section of members of West Pokot county assembly has protested over being denied a chance to participate in the budget estimates pronouncement for the financial year 2020-2021 in a plenary and an open-air session for all. The assembly suffered a setback following a no-show of the county executive member...

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Daylight coup at Pokot county assembly

Daylight coup at Pokot county assembly

West Pokot county assembly has changed its county leadership after the ouster of two county assembly leaders of Kanu, the majority party in the assembly few days before the senate assembly made its changes . The assembly majority leader Thomas Kapelisiwa has been replaced by Weiwei MCA David Kapelisiwa while...

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West Pokot deputy governor faces impeachment

West Pokot deputy governor faces impeachment

Kanu secretary general Nick Salat and other top party officials are on the spot over meddling in the party’s West Pokot county affairs. Kanu leaders and supporters in the county have faulted Salat for controlling county party politics. They accused Salat of having meddled in the county assembly affairs on...

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Pokot leaders abandon residents at hour of need

Pokot leaders abandon residents at hour of need

A section of Pokot leaders are walking a tight rope as residents accuse them for abandoning the electorate at this time of Covid-19. The leaders, West Pokot senator Samuel Poghisio, Simon Kachapin who is the Energy ministry chief administrative secretary, deputy governor Nicholas Atudonyang, PS Micah Powon and Tiaty MP...

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Lonyangapuo fights nude photo ghosts

Lonyangapuo fights nude photo ghosts

Detectives are hunting down for creators of a photoshop of nude images and love chats supposed to be that of West Pokot governor John Lonyangapuo which has been going viral on social media, to soil his reputation. Weekly Citizen has established that the photoshop and chats were made in cyber...

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