Gideon Moi takes MP’s brother to court

Eldama Ravine MP Moses Lessonet’s brother was arraigned before a Nakuru court and charged with conspiracy to defraud Baringo senator Gideon Moi a piece of land estimated to value at Sh100 million. Albert Kipkosgei Lesonnet appeared before senior principal magistrate Liz Gicheha. The accused was charged with conspiracy to defraud...

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Blow to Gideon as brothers say he is wrong man for presidency

                          Former president Daniel arap Moi’s family is sharply divided over the planned candidature of Baringo senator Gideon in the 2022 presidential election. Some of the family members are openly voicing their concerns over Gideon’s candidature, arguing that...

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Uhuru, Raila plan to share power in 2022

A proposal that will change the mode of governance to ensure inclusion of all the regions is one of the items the Building Bridges Initiative Taskforce is considering as a topic for the referendum ahead of the 2022 general election. The new power structure, which Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga...

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Drama as female MCA strips colleague naked

Nominated Nakuru Member of County Assembly (MCA) Joyce Anyiso tore the pants of her colleague Jackline Manyara in public as they engaged in physical fight. Manyara is also a nominated MP representing special interest groups and is a registered voter in Nakuru town East Constituency. It all began when Manyara...

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The Uhuru Ruto did not know shows up

  Two secret meetings Uhuru Kenyatta separately held with Daniel Moi and Raila Odinga have left Kenyans guessing on his true intentions, given that William Ruto was left in the dark on both occasions. Last Saturday, Uhuru paid the former president a courtesy visit at his Kabarak home in Nakuru,...

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Luhya politics at crossroads

The populous Luhya community finds itself in yet another round of bruising succession politics as the Western region remains in an election mode. Leaders from the community are already taking sides with the main focus on William Ruto and Raila Odinga. The five Luhya-dominated counties of Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma, Busia...

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MCA Linked to arson attack

Tension is still high in Ol-Pusimoru on the border of Narok and Nakuru counties whose cause is said to be local politics that is creating animosity among the locals. Recently, a house of former area MCA Wilson Masikonde was torched by youths who were said to have been sponsored by...

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Leaked: Full Government Chemist report on dirty sugar

Trouble is looming in parliament with MPs accusing Kieni MP James Mathenge aka Kanini Kega, of having a link between Mombasa sugar baron Naushad Merali and members of the parliamentary agriculture and trade joint committee in the house. Kega, according to an MP, allegedly received Sh20 million as facilitation fee...

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The Political Economy of sugar in Kenya

According to annual reports by the US Department of Agriculture, Kenyan sugar consumption is growing, yet local production is declining. In 2011 domestic production covered 70% of local consumption, but in 2015 the local share was down to 62% (USDA 2016). In 2014, Kenya had a sugar deficit of 200,000...

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Secret plot to remove governors’ term limit

Share Pin Email   Governors are ganging up to force a constitutional amendment to remove the two-term limit to pave way for them to serve as many terms as possible. The constitution stipulates that a governor shall not hold office for more than two terms and further his or her...

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Uhuru, Raila Groom Gideon Moi

Recent political developments in the country have sent tongues wagging on the possibility that Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga are grooming Baringo senator Gideon Moi for president 2022. The three powerful families – Mois, Kenyattas and Odingas – enjoy longstanding political ties and family friendship, and the possibility of them...

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Early jostling for Wetangula senator’s seat

Share Pin Email   Intense political strategies and realignments are taking place in Bungoma county politics as key figures plot for seats ahead of 2022 polls. Pundits have been keen to note that the recent declaration by Ford-Kenya leader, Moses Wetang’ula, to go for presidency could attract new dynamism in...

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