KIUNJURI BOUNCES BACK WITH A NEW POLITICAL PARTY

By Mourice Seretta   Former Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri has unveiled his new political party dubbed The Service Party, TSP. Speaking when he launched the party flanked by some of its national officials in Nairobi, Kiunjuri says the party will be a grassroots national party that will not only be the voice of Mwananchi, but also one that will approach politics differently. ‘We are deeply aware and saddened by the enduring divisions, persistent quarrelling and the general slide towards divisionism that has become part of our politics. We therefore…

WIPER PARTY THREATEN TO EXPEL MUTHAMA

By Mourice Seretta. Wiper Democratic Party has threatened to expel Former Machakos Senator Johnston Muthama citing lack of discipline. Wiper Deputy Party Leader Farah Maalim together with Party Chair Chirau Ali Mwakwere say Muthama has 14 days to show cause why disciplinary action should not be taken against him for openly associating himself with other parties and politicians who are adversaries of Wiper. “We wish to address to you that you have shown contempt and disregard of WDM-K and its leadership by spreading malicious propaganda and actively spreading hatred among…

Blow to Elachi as Jubilee orders her to effect leadership changes

Blow to Elachi as Jubilee orders her to effect leadership changes Nairobi County Assembly speaker Beatrice Elachi has been ordered to immediately effect the Jubilee Party leadership changes in the assembly. Party Secretary General Raphael Tuju has warned that the speaker is disrespecting the party and flouting the law by refusing to effect the proposed changes. The party has proposed that Abdi Guyo who is the Matopeni Ward MCA retains his seat as the Majority leader from Charles Thuo of Dandora. Other changes include that of Paul Kados of Mihango…

Mount Kenya MCA petition government to Transfers Chiefs, Assistants to Enhance Service Delivery

Mount Kenya MCA caucus chairman, Hon Charles Mwangi Ng’anga from muranga’s Ichagaki ward,who recently donated his full salary to National Emergency Response Committee in Fight Against COVID-19 has now urged the National Government to arm chiefs with guns and make it mandatory for them to be “transferred after every two years’ like other Administration civil servants. In a letter written to Ministry of interior CS Fred Matiang’i and Dr Ps Karanja Kibicho,MCA proposes that they should work on contract basis”.performance be evaluated at every 7years with an option of renewing…

Lonyangapuo dimisses viral nude photos

West Pokot Governor John Krop Lonyangapuo is now blaming key politicians from the Rift Valley for allegedly sponsoring photoshopped images of him naked in a hotel. The outspoken governor who is known for his witty and humorous public speeches has dismissed the photos, and further called on the police to investigate the matter. He is has linked a senior politician from the county,an MP from Baringo and junior officers in his governmemt for working behind the scenes to taint his image . The governor told CEO Africa that his position…

Uhuru Intervenes to help BBI Rift Valley edition happen

The Saturday 21st BBI rally scheduled for Nakuru will finally take place after President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted Governors from the region at State House Nairobi. The leaders are said to have briefed him on the plans put in place to ensure the meeting is peaceful and that every Kenyan who will attend is guaranteed security. The Governors assured the President of their full backing of the BBI process and undertook to ensure unity and inclusion of all stakeholders in the run-up to the Nakuru rally. There have been reports that the…

Aladwa hails truce between Sonko and MCAs

Makadara MP George Aladwa has hailed the reconciliatory path taken by Govenor Mike Sonko and MCAs to avert the leadership crisis at City Hall. The Nairobi ODM chairman on Sunday said that the move to have the impeachment motion dropped will give room to service delivery and order. The legislator noted that an impeachment would have led to a by-election which would result into a heated political process in the capital. An impeachment would be suicidal and not good at all.We all wanted a sober solution and are happy that…

Nairobi leaders want Sonko to take charge of BBI in the city

By Erick Ludeya A section of leaders in Nairobi  have asked the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) taskforce to give Nairobi governor Mike Sonko the mantle to spearhead  the initiative in Nairobi. The leaders who spoke to CEO Africa argue that Sonko is still the legitimately elected governor of Nairobi and should take charge of the BBI activities. They further noted that since the taskforce is working with governors to collect views and popularise the initiative in counties, Sonko should be accorded the responsibility to guide Nairobi residents on the same.…

Scramble for Nairobi begins as Sonko fights to remain at the helm

Erick Ludeya The scramble to control Nairobi County which is facing an almost incurable leadership crisis has begun, with leaders giving several suggestions on the way forward for the capital City. Nairobi, which controls over 60% of the country’s GDP, was thrown into a leadership crisis following the arrest of governor Mike Sonko in December last year. The Director of Public Prosecutions ordered for the arrest of the flamboyant governor for alleged embezzlement of public funds. Sonko was consequently barred from accessing office, triggering a big leadership crisis that has…

How anti Sonko Headlines were stage managed

By Correspondent On Wednesday at around 2:45pm, a famous ousted politician from the Nairobi County Assembly called four journalists based at and accredited to cover the county assembly. They were picked from assembly premises and preceded to a meeting where they met one senior official from EACC and other two lawyers with instructions to have some malicious story published. The story was already written and saved in flash-disks. They contacted their editors. But before that, other four journalists from electronic media (TV stations) arrived too. The scribes were taken, step…