New twist as  Nyali MP sends shockwaves in county race

New twist as Nyali MP sends shockwaves in county race

What began as a motion to impeach Transport cabinet secretary James Macharia by Nyali MP Mohammed Ali on allegations of corruption and mismanagement has turned out into a hot political battle in Mombasa politics. Even though the impeachment motion has not been tabled in parliament after speaker Justin Muturi rejected...

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CS Magoha visit stirs Nyandarua politics

CS Magoha visit stirs Nyandarua politics

The recent visit to Nyandarua Institute of Science and Technology by Education cabinet secretary George Magoha has been turned into local politics. Prof Magoha who made an impromptu tour to inspect the institution accompanied by his counterpart in the ministry of Water and Sanitation Sicily Kariuki said that the institution...

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New entrants in Nyamira gubernatorial race

New entrants in Nyamira gubernatorial race

The race for governor of Nyamira is not going to be premised on theory and non-issues but on deliverable manifestos which resonate with the development aspirations of the residents. Corporate rather than personal interests and intentions share override to secure the future of the young generation. It will be much...

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Lonyangapuo feels West Pokot political heat

Lonyangapuo feels West Pokot political heat

West Pokot county governor John Lonyangapuo has castigated those blaming him for associating with William Ruto. He said that Ruto is the deputy president and there is no problem to welcome him for development projects in his county. This comes when the governor is at loggerheads with KANU leadership that...

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PS, senator, eye Murang’a 2022 governor’s seat

PS, senator, eye Murang’a 2022 governor’s seat

The race to succeed Murang’a governor Mwangi Wa Iria who is serving his second and final term is narrowing down to a contest of bigwigs in the region’s politics. Among those touted to go for the seat include area Senator Irungu Kang’ata who doubles up as senate chief-whip and Water...

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Kamba politics on fire

Kamba politics on fire

The move by Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka to seal a cooperation deal with the ruling Jubilee Party has sparked a fresh storm in his Ukambani backyard where residents are now accusing Kalonzo of political dishonesty. The deal between the two parties was penned at Jubilee Party headquarters in Pangani, Nairobi,...

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Plot to expel Ruto from Jubille hatched as allies face arrest

Plot to expel Ruto from Jubille hatched as allies face arrest

In what amounts to taking the war to new levels, some factotums surrounding Uhuru Kenyatta are exploring ways of expelling William Ruto from Jubilee using his links with Jubilee Asili Centre. If he is expelled, Ruto will lose his seat as deputy leader and DP as he will be partyless....

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How state sneaked sick Raila at night to Dubai hospital

How state sneaked sick Raila at night to Dubai hospital

Anxiety has gripped Orange Democratic Movement supporters after Oburu Odinga revealed that their party leader Raila Odinga is undergoing treatment in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The idea to fly Raila out for treatment abroad, according to sources well versed with the operation, was discreet, and only State House, his close...

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Tension high as Lamu county plans to survey beach plot

Tension high as Lamu county plans to survey beach plot

All is not well between Mgini village residents and Lamu county government over a planned land survey of prime 1,700-acre beach plot in Kwasasi. Locals fear is premised on the fact the planned survey will lead to land grabbing after being declared the landowners. Lamu county governor is Fahim Twaha....

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Cracks as Shahbal is rejected by Joho allies

Cracks as Shahbal is rejected by Joho allies

Attempts by Mombasa businessman Suleiman Shahbal to endear himself to Governor Hassan Joho with an eye on 2022 general elections is faced with hurdles. Sources have revealed that in spite of public display of a blossoming friendship between former political protagonists Joho and Shahbal, behind the scenes, things are different....

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Momentum picks up for planned Ruto-Mudavadi political alliance

Momentum picks up for planned Ruto-Mudavadi political alliance

The much-anticipated alliance between William Ruto and Musalia Mudavadi has started taking shape as various technical teams are formed to work towards the possibility of bringing the two together as a formidable force in 2022 penultimate general election. The two leaders are also consolidating their support across the country by...

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Tempers flare at Pokot county assembly

Tempers flare at Pokot county assembly

A section of members of West Pokot county assembly has protested over being denied a chance to participate in the budget estimates pronouncement for the financial year 2020-2021 in a plenary and an open-air session for all. The assembly suffered a setback following a no-show of the county executive member...

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