Confusion, divided loyalties in Luhya Confusion politics

Confusion, divided loyalties in Luhya Confusion politics

The recent sacking of Rashid Echesa as cabinet secretary for Sports has created confusion in Western Kenya as Luhya politicians fight to remain relevant in the run-up to 2022. Seen in some quarters as an affront to the community’s dignity, political leaders are now grappling with divided loyalties as the...

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Ruto camp now pushes for Koimett to replace Rotich

Ruto camp now pushes for Koimett to replace Rotich

By Correspondent Deputy President William Ruto is pushing for the elevation of Esther Koimett, Transport Principal Secretary as the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary to replace Henry Rotich. The DP is convinced that Rotich’s goose is cooked and is one of the Cabinet Secretaries to be dropped in the looming reshuffle....

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Raila ejects Ruto from State House

Raila ejects Ruto from State House

The presence of Baringo senator Gideon Moi’s wife, Zahra, at a political function whose chief guest was Raila Odinga has given credence to reports that the top three powerful families, the Kenyattas, the Mois and the Odingas, have plans afoot to rally behind one presidential candidate in 2022. The media-shy...

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Faces behind Barclays sh2b fake cash uncovered

Faces behind Barclays sh2b fake cash uncovered

Top politicians in fake money printing racket ahead of 2022 campaigns are now operating in panic mode after sleuths busted their network and some members arrested. Detectives are at the moment trailing top government officials and well-connected politicians believed to be the real players behind the baffling white collar crime....

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Ahmednassir’s damning dossier on how four Supreme Court judges were bribed

Ahmednassir’s damning dossier on how four Supreme Court judges were bribed

Renowned lawyer Ahmednassir Abdullahi has tabled a damning dossier detailing how four Supreme Court judges were allegedly bribed in the Wajir gubernatorial election petition. The senior counsel who had been challenged by Chief Justice David Maraga to file a petition for removal of the four judges if he had sufficient...

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Embattled CS Rotich’s sister on the loose

Embattled CS Rotich’s sister on the loose

Embattled cabinet secretary Henry Rotich’s sister Ednah Rotich features prominently in dubious deals in three counties of Nandi, Uasin Gishu and Elgeiyo-Marakwet. Weekly Citizen has established that using her brother’s influence in the corridors of power ever since Jubilee came in 2013, her events firm Rose and Rosses has won...

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Murdered by lawyer dad: Slain USIU graduate death splits family

Murdered by lawyer dad: Slain USIU graduate death splits family

City lawyer Assa Nyakudi who shot dead his 29 year old son and ended up being hospitalized at the Nairobi Hospital is said to have been experiencing family troubles. He was rushed to Nairobi hospital after he shown signs of depression and looked confused while at the Muthaiga Police Station...

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Suspects in sh21b dam scam hire lawyers, work on sureties in advance

Suspects in sh21b dam scam hire lawyers, work on sureties in advance

National treasurer Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and Kerio Valley Development Authority MD David Kimosop are said to be seeking services of prominent lawyers fearing of arrest. Weekly Citizen has further information the  duo are also making arrangements on who will stand in for their bonds once arraigned in court to...

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Equity Bank to lose millions in PCEA scandal

Equity Bank to lose millions in PCEA scandal

A vicious corporate war between Equity Bank and the Presbyterian Church of East Africa is brewing over a criminal case pitting the church’s leadership against former moderator David Gathanju and two others. Equity Bank is associated with tycoon James Mwangi well known for alleged money laundering. Gathanju who was the...

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Is Wetang’ula planning to join Team Ruto in 2022?

Is Wetang’ula planning to join Team Ruto in 2022?

They say your enemy’s enemy is your friend. When Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa last week proclaimed his unflinching support for William Ruto’s 2022 bid for the presidency, tongues were left wagging as to where his boss, Ford-Kenya leader Moses Wetang’ula’s loyalties lay in the Uhuru Kenyatta succession equation. That the...

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