Bahati in tears after being denied the party ticket

Kenyan artist Kevin Kioko alias Bahati is in tears after being pressured to abandon his Mathare parliamentary campaign in favor of current MP Anthony Oluoch. Addressing the media today at Nairobi, Bahati termed the action taken as unfair. After winning the recently concluded party nominations, the artist was given the green light to run for the Mathare constituency on the Jubilee party ticket but later on asked to withdraw his candidacy because the area is zoned for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM). ODM and Jubilee have an arrangement to jointly…

Why Ngatia Could Be The City’s 4th Governor

Nairobi Gubernatorial Aspirant Richard Ngatia yesterday launched his bid to become the 4th governor of Nairobi Unlike any other launch what stood out for him was that he took the battle to his main rivals’ door step which also turns out to be where he grew up. Ngatia held his launch in Kangemi where Tim Wanyonyi believes is his bedroom Analysts argue that taking the launch directly to the common mwananchi and not the illustrious stadiums like Kasarani, Nyayo or KICC symbolizes Ngatia’s political muscle and mobilisation skills. A majority…

Nkedianye, Land Cartels Furious With Ole Lenku Over Reforms

In August 2020,Kajiado County land’s registry  launched new generation allotment letters with extra security features to cab  land fraud cases. The allotment letters have an extra eight security features over and above what the earlier allotment letters had to protect genuine land owners from fraudsters. The launch saw  12,657 plot owners acquire the new and authenticated documents after a validation process that took one year. The 26 trading centres where plot owners were issued with the new allotment letters include: Namanga, Nkoile, Ilbissil, Rombo, Ng’atataek, Loitokitok, Isinet, Isinya, Kisaju, Enoomatasian, Orum Mashuuru. Others…

Nkedianye’s Botched Jubilee Plan Gives Lenku Massive Boost In Gubernatorial Bid

Ascheme by embattled Kajiado gubernatorial hopeful David Nkedianye to kick out governor Joseph Ole Lenku from the ballot was delt a major blow by high ranking officials within Azimio La Umoja secretariat. Nkedianye who served as the first Governor of Kajiado is known for his shrewd political schemes but seems to have found a fierce and more calculative opponent in Lenku. Nkedianye pulled a major surprise when hw defected from ODM to Jubilee without any convincing reason given ODM did not have any other strong candidate to field. The political…

Sonko joins Azimio in major comeback to politics

  Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has officially joined the Azimio La Umoja movement after joining the Wiper Party. Sonko had quit the Jubilee party a fortnight ago and his surprise move is set to stir up a huge political debate. Earlier on,reports were rife that he had met President Uhuru Kenyatta prior to the Kiambu funeral where they all attended. Sonko is battling his impeachment status to make a comeback to city politics where he still wants to be the Nairobi governor. The Friday afternoon events could be a…

Julius Malombe leads in the race for Kitui gubernatorial seat

According to a survey done by Mizani Africa, Kitui former governor Julius Malombe of Wiper Democratic Movement- Kenya (WDM-K) is currently ahead of current governor Charity Ngilu of National Rainbow Coalition (NARC). Mizani Africa says that if the elections were held today, Malombe is likely to get the highest percentage of votes in Kitui ahead of David Musila and Charity Ngilu.                 According to poll results released today, Charity Ngilu who is (NARC) aspirant comes third, as the most preferred governor is the…

ODM clears Lenku as Azimio ticket bearer for Kajiado

The debate on who is ODM leader Raila Odinga’s preferred Kajiado County gubernatorial candidate was put to bed on Thursday afternoon after Governor Joseph Ole Lenku was given the nod in Nairobi.   Lenku was handed a nomination certificate by Mr. Odinga himself, which clears him as the party’s and by large,the Azimio La Umoja preferred candidate for the seat.   Lenku was making his official defection from Jubilee to ODM and was recieved at a colourful and fully packed event at Orange house, Nairobi.   The move is a…

Ole Lenku’s Rolls Out Revolutionary NHIF Registration Drive

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe has called on county governments to emulate the tactic being used by Kajiado governor Josesp Ole Lenku to mobilise more people to register for NHIF. The governor on Tuesday unveiled a programme that targets goat farmers and the aim is to have them offer one goat in exchange for enhanced NHIF registration. The program is dubbed Mbuzi Moja Afya bora initiative and targets to have over 17,000 families covered. The Maasai community in Kajiado and Narok counties are known for their ability to rear goats…

Ngirici Asks Kirinyaga Voters To Reject Irresponsible Leaders

Kirinyaga Women Representative Purity Ngirici has said that she is the only one who can be trusted with the resources of the county. According to the Women Representative, the incumbent Kirinyaga governor, Anne Waiguru, has been irresponsible with the county resources and positions she has previously held. The now leading Gubernatorial frontrunner, also affirmed her decision to vie as an independent candidate. “The power is in you and I humbly appeal and request you to you trust me with your resources ,hope and the future of Kirinyaga for I assuredly…

Kabogo launches bid for Kiambu governor seat

Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo has announced bid for Kiambu gubernatorial seat in August 9th. Speaking to the media, Kabogo said that the people of Kiambu have been reaching out to him to vie for the seat. “I will obey your wishes despite the fact that I was interested in the presidency,” Kabogo said that people of Kiambu have been reaching out to him. Other political giants eyeing the Kiambu seat include Nyoro, former Governor Ferdinand Waititu, Senator Kimani Wamatangi, Assembly Speaker Stephen Ndicho and Thika Town MP Patrick Wainaina.…