Kalenjin billionaires flee Gideon’s camp for Ruto

Kalenjin billionaires flee Gideon’s camp for Ruto

Kalenjin billionaires have sent overtures to William Ruto to mend fences with them two years after they abandoned the second in command fearing his 2022 presidential ambition is doomed. The tycoons abandoned the deputy president after the deep state intensified a crackdown on those pledging alliance to him, which saw...

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Rift widens in Jubilee, ODM Mombasa team

Rift widens in Jubilee, ODM Mombasa team

In spite of the existence of a handshake between Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, Jubilee and ODM supporters in the port city of Mombasa have not closed ranks and the intense cold war is evident even as both camps prepare for campaigns building bridges initiative referendum. In the last general...

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Deep state shops for Maraga successor

Deep state shops for Maraga successor

Days after David Maraga retired as Chief Justice, details are emerging of how the deep state is shopping for a candidate to head the Judiciary and the Supreme Court, that will decide the presidential election in 2022 if a petition challenging the results is filed. The deep state wants an...

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Plot to sack pro-Sonko ministers

Plot to sack pro-Sonko ministers

There is tension at the Nairobi city county headquarters following a looming cabinet reshuffle mainly targeting chief executive committee members allied to impeached governor Mike Sonko. Constitutionally, CECs appointed by a governor cease to hold office once the position of the respective county chief falls vacant. Among the CECs are...

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Drama as broke Mukhisa Kituyi is stranded in Nairobi

Drama as broke Mukhisa Kituyi is stranded in Nairobi

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Secretary General Mukhisa Kituyi, who has announced his plans to vie for presidency, was stranded in Nairobi after failing to hike a lift in a chopper to attend the funeral of the Hannah Mudavadi, mother of ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi. The funeral...

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Kamba tycoons in bitter fight

Kamba tycoons in bitter fight

A fierce court battle between two tycoons based in Tala town, Machakos county involving a multi-million land deal has landed in the courts. However, plans are underway to have the matter settled amicably. Former KDF soldier, William Mutiso alias Sicas, with investments across Machakos county, has waged a legal battle...

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Infighting at Kenya Pipeline Management

Infighting at Kenya Pipeline Management

Kenya Pipeline Company managing director Macharia Irungu wants to impose his cronies in strategic positions, which are being held in acting capacities. According to an insider, Irungu has on his side the so-called KPC top-notch managers who run daily activities even when the MD was recently hit by Covid-19. Those...

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Bitter fights over UDA top posts

Bitter fights over UDA top posts

A bitter war has erupted among William Ruto’s allies over the sharing of top party positions in his United Democratic Alliance. Already, the decision to pick former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama the party chairman has not been received well in certain quarters who claim he is a Jonny-come-lately together with...

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Lobbying to replace late Hatimy as nominated MCA

Lobbying to replace late Hatimy as nominated MCA

Intense lobbying is on to replace Mohamed Hatimy who succumbed to Covid-19 in November last year. The nominated MCA was chairperson of the finance and budget committee and one of Governor Hassan Joho’s key men. He was Mombasa ODM chairman. Sources say Governor Joho is deeply involved in who ODM...

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Kangundo MCA Mitaa to defend seat

Kangundo MCA Mitaa to defend seat

Kangundo Central MCA Moses Mitaa will defend his seat in next year’s general elections. The MCA’s presence on the ground is felt extensively due to his development record that has seen his opponents get worried, spreading propaganda to the effect that he will not run for re-election. A go-getter and...

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2022: Uhuru wants Raila, Mudavadi to agree

2022: Uhuru wants Raila, Mudavadi to agree

Boxed in by an emboldened William Ruto who is pulling all stops as he eyes the presidency, Uhuru Kenyatta has been forced to cobble up a new alliance to face the second in command in next year’s elections. Initially, Uhuru’s gameplan was to back ODM leader Raila Odinga for the...

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Inside fluid Mount Kenya politics?

Inside fluid Mount Kenya politics?

With next year’s general election fast approaching, the Mount Kenya region finds itself at crossroads over Uhuru Kenyatta’s succession with the majority of the voters leaning towards William Ruto. Ruto who is emerging the frontrunner in the race to succeed his boss is recording rising popularity in the region forcing...

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