Governor Nderitu Gachagua odds with the Nyeri county MCAs has come to logger-heads with his impeachment for alleged misappropriation of funds. Thirty two out of 46 MCAs voted in favor of the motion to impeach the governor. The MCAs spent the night at the assembly over fears of being blocked from accessing the chambers. TheRead more
STATEMENT BY H.E. UHURU KENYATTA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES, ON THE BANKING (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015 On July 28, 2016, the National Assembly passed the Banking (Amendment) Bill, 2015. The Bill intends to regulate interest rates that are applicable to banks’ loans and deposits, capping the interest ratesRead more
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday hosted Kisii and Nyamira county MCA’s in a bid to strengthen bond between national and devolved governments.
Uhuru who spoke during the meeting with the MCA’s forgave the member of county assembly who was once reported to have insulted Uhuru by saying that he smokes bhang.
Uhuru in his statement told the MCA ‘I forgive you adding that ‘Let by-gones, be by gonesRead more
Samuel Aboko Onkwani the MCA for Kiogoro Ward representative had told a public congregation, ‘Those close to President Uhuru Kenyatta should advise him to stop smoking bhang,’ and was charged in court for insulting the …read more
Yes the IEBC Commisioners are going home. But why are they going home. Well simply put they did not do their Job to the level of trust expected by Kenya Citizens. Following that logic, why in God’s name are we paying them an enhanced severance package in the tune of Sh180 million to send theRead more
COTU Secretary General Francis Atwoli has avowed to unveil a united Luhya presidential candidate in 2017 polls.
The no-nonsense workers spokesperson, Atwoli said it was time the community fetched its own candidate instead of being used by other communities as a treading stone to statehouse.
According to The Star, Atwoli says talks were underway and the candidate will be named in March 2017 in Kakamega.
‘Those who are not believing what we’re doing will be surprised that Luhyas can vote for one candidate,’ he was quoted by The Star.
He revealed that the community will use its unity and populous numbers to negotiate with …read moreRead more
With the current political conditions in the country, there is a likelihood of Eastern Kenya electorates defecting Raila and directing their votes to the current president Uhuru Kenyatta.
Chama cha Uzalendo party chairperson Wavinya Ndeti has demanded that CORD coalition should nominate Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka as the presidential candidate.
The leaders who spoke during Chama Cha Uzalendo party opening in Yatta said said that Kamba people will only vote for CORD if their own Kalonzo Musyoka is the flag bearer.
‘CORD should make Kalonzo Musyoka the presidential candidate, if not we will not support the coalition,’ she said.
Ndeti further beseeched CORD …read moreRead more
Jubilee leaders have accused CORD of plans to cause violence by making perilous proposals regarding electoral body IEBC reforms.
Led by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, the politicians ruled out the proposals the coalition is making with regards to the ongoing process of ratifying the reforms, saying that such are likely to nose-dive the country into bedlam come 2017.
Muturi spoke during a fundraiser on Sunday when the leaders further faulted the CORD of ever-changing goal posts for what they said is to please personal interests.
‘These amendments they are calling for are not justifiable. How can we announce the presidential election results …read moreRead more
Machakos county governor Alfred Mutua on Sunday sought forgiveness on behalf of corrupt, ethnical politicians.
Mutua who hosted President Kenyatta at CHRISCO Church said he wanted to own up and be penitent on behalf of all politicians who had upheld untrustworthiness.
‘Listening to the sermon from the pastor…I also want to confess and repent. But on befall of all politicians…I repent on behalf of politicians who don’t smell right,’ repented Mutua.
Mutua continued and labeled some of the politicians who were preaching tribalism in the country and entreated the worshipers to forgive them.
‘Politicians who preach tribalism instead of unity, politicians who tear apart …read moreRead more
Deputy president William Ruto has castigated CORD leadership for continued wrangles in their party.
Ruto has urged the coalition to follow the steps of Jubilee and merge to form one party with one presidential candidate.
Ruto who spoke on Sunday said that CORD coalition should avoid having many parties in the 2017 polls as a way of uniting Kenyans.
He mocked the three CORD leaders Kalonzo Musyoka, Raila Odinga and Moses Wetangula, citing that they should not call themselves principals as the name is a stand-in of secondary school heads.
Ruot noted that CORD needs to form a single party to compete the already …read moreRead more
A section of central Kenya leaders has pledged their support to Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa to vie for Nairobi Governor’s seat in 2017.
The leaders led by Kabete MP Ferdinand Waititu who also happens to be eying Kiambu gubernatorial seat revealed that they would do anything possible to lure Kiambu electorates to support Wamalwa in his bid for Nairobi County’s presidency.
‘Kiambu people will by all means support you in Nairobi to aid in protecting our affairs there,’ Waititu promised Wamalwa.
The leaders who spoke in Kiambu on Sunday said that Jubilee coalition was prepared enough to take Nairobi gubernatorial seat with …read moreRead more
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