Trouble as Mandago dishes Sh95m bursary

Trouble as Mandago dishes Sh95m bursary

Trouble is simmering in Uasin Gishu county government following the disbursement of bursary cheques worth Sh95 million to needy students this financial year. It is said that bribery, nepotism and sexual favours were key in the award process. It is said some tribes in the county have been locked out...

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Details of Kalenjin tycoons’ anti-Ruto city secret talks emerge

Details of Kalenjin tycoons’ anti-Ruto city secret talks emerge

A new plot has been hatched to tame and dismantle William Ruto’s home support in his Kalenjin Rift Valley base. The move has come as a plan B upon discovery that Baringo senator and Kanu leader Gideon Moi has not been able to effectively counter Ruto in the area as...

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Joho succession politics gets complicated

Joho succession politics gets complicated

As the 2022 general elections continue to draw closer, Mombasa politicians are burning the midnight oil scheming on how to safeguard their political future. Among the strategies is how to succeed Governor Hassan Joho. A number of the governor’s allies are interested in succeeding him. They include his deputy William...

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Angry Wetang’ula now plots to be Bungoma governor

Angry Wetang’ula now plots to be Bungoma governor

They say desperate times need desperate measures. That in politics there are no permanent friends or enemies; only permanent interests. Bungoma senator Moses Wetang’ula should be going through hard times indeed. The Ford-Kenya leader’s two benefactors – Bungoma governor Wycliffe Wangamati and his Trans Nzoia counterpart Patrick Khaemba – have...

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Who is who in Ruto’s new party

Who is who in Ruto’s new party

William Ruto is on the drawing board quietly shopping for a political party to be his vehicle for the 2022 presidential race. The DP is not taking any chances after Uhuru Kenyatta showed his hand early digging cataracts on Ruto’s path to State House. Ruto believes that at the end,...

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Plot to recall Waititu as governor hatched

Plot to recall Waititu as governor hatched

The discovery of brazen corruption at the Kiambu county assembly appears to be the last nail on the coffin of the troubled governor Ferdinand Waititu who is a key pointman of William Ruto in the vote rich region. A cornered Waititu is a worried man. Weekly Citizen has information that...

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Sh. 5 million drugs linked to City assault by Makadara aspirant Momanyi

Sh. 5 million drugs linked to City assault by Makadara aspirant Momanyi

Police have intensified search for a former Makadara constituency aspirant said to be the ringleader of a group of men behind the ugly assault of a man who leaked secret operations of the gang. Robert Momanyi reportedly went into hiding after the police arrested five of his accomplices over the...

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Intrigues in Uhuru succession game

Intrigues in Uhuru succession game

The unprecedented war of words pitting Cotu secretary general Francis Atwoli against William Ruto has brazenly peaked in some recent days. Ruto allies claim that Atwoli is one of the key financiers of “Stop Ruto Movement” and enjoys the support of powerful faces surrounding the Uhuru Kenyatta including David Murathe,...

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Pressure on Uhuru to extend Mwathethe’s term intensifies

Pressure on Uhuru to extend Mwathethe’s term intensifies

President Uhuru Kenyatta will extend the term of the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) Samson Mwathethe by a year. Already, there are no signs of ceremonies associated with imminent departure of the KDF chief which show he is not retiring yet. According to sources, if Mwathethe was leaving the service,...

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MP Obara among Homabay land grabbers

Kabondo Eve Obara has prominently featured allegedly as one of the beneficiaries of massive land corruption in Homabay county where nearly all public land has been fraudulently sold to private developers. Pressure is now mounting on the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission to act with speed and arrest powerful dark barons...

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