New aspirant joins murky Kisumu politics

New aspirant joins murky Kisumu politics

Kisumu Central constituency post is up for grabs as major political players toss into the race to oust the current MP Fred Ouda who is serving his term. The battle has attracted a youthful politician Deo Owalla popularly known as ‘Wuod Nyanaya’, businessman Joshua Oron and an advocate Kenneth Amondi...

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Murang’a factor in now hot Uhuru succession power game

Murang’a factor in now hot Uhuru succession power game

An outcry has greeted Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to drop Murang’a senator Irungu Kang’ata as senate majority whip and replace him with his Kiambu counterpart Kimani Wamatangi. The decision has irked Murang’ans who feel the president is now sidelining the region that voted him to a man in the past two...

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Inside Gusii politics after Nyachae burial

Inside Gusii politics after Nyachae burial

The arrests and detention without trial of William Ruto’s political lieutenants Kisii deputy governor Joash Maangi and South Mugirango MP Sylvanus Osoro has been received with mixed reactions. Governor James Ongwae is leading the Building Bridges Initiative campaigns in the region. In his camp are Senator Sam Ongeri and women...

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Confused Oparanya shops for new party

Confused Oparanya shops for new party

Former Kakamega senator Bonnie Khalwale is destined to be the major casualty under the fast changing political dynamics in Western following hints of possible coalition between Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and William Ruto ahead of 2022 general elections. Once considered the highly-prized Hustler nation point-man in Western region, Khalwale is slowly...

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Drama as bitter youth praise man they were hired to boo

Drama as bitter youth praise man they were hired to boo

More than 50 youth drawn from across Malava sub-county allegedly hired by supporters of Kakamega deputy governor Philip Kutima to disrupt meetings of his opponent Kenya Electricity Transmission Company chief executive officer Fernandez Barasa turned into his supporters after they were allowed in the meeting. Barasa held meetings with various...

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Obado secretly reaches out to Ruto

Obado secretly reaches out to Ruto

Migori governor Okoth Obado is said to be a man under siege ahead of next year’s polls despite serving his last and final term as the governor. Word has it that the governor is worried about how he will survive after next year’s polls following the fact that he has...

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State security agencies investigate CJ applicants

State security agencies investigate CJ applicants

State intelligence units are scrutinising the files of the 10 individuals shortlisted by the Judicial Service Commission for the position of Chief Justice to replace David Maraga who retired in January. According to sources familiar with the developments, the files of the 10 are being investigate on matters relating to...

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MP Duale son in hiding

MP Duale son in hiding

Garissa Township MP Aden Duale’s eldest son is being pursued by detectives following extensive investigations involving money laundering and corrupt dealings involving Kenya Pipeline Company. It is emerging, Abdul Duale has gone underground with fear he is headed out of the country as detectives close in on him. This follows...

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Ruto’s secret security team

Ruto’s secret security team

Even as lawmakers allied to William Ruto ask police boss Hillary Mutyambai to beef up Ruto’s security over fears of an assassination attempt, details are emerging of how the second in command has hired highly trained and experienced ex-military, police and intelligence officers to up his security.The DP has also...

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Trans Nzoia county plot to control workers’ polls

Trans Nzoia county plot to control workers’ polls

The county government of Trans Nzoia is worried about the upcoming county government workers union election that will take place on March 5 2021. In a meeting that took place last weekend at Westside Hotel chaired by the chief officer in charge of governor’s office Pius Munialo and attended by...

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Big split emerges after Raila Vihiga visit

Big split emerges after Raila Vihiga visit

Confusions, misunderstanding and internal wars have marred the once respected Maragoli council of elders after the ouster of its chairman Fred Omido. It is also emerging that Sabatia MP Alfred Agoi sponsored the removal of Omido. The new chairman and his faction were given Sh50,000 as facilitation money. The elders...

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Muungano party supports BBI

Muungano party supports BBI

Muungano Party has promised to rally its 12 MCAs to support the Building Bridges Initiative draft when it goes for debate in their respective counties. Speaking to the press in his office, party leader Paul Wasanga said that BBI recommendations are good and aimed at impacting positively on the lives...

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