POLITICS

IEBC Announces New Senator for Garissa on Technical Grounds

6 April 2021

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has declared Abdulkadir Mohamed as the duly elected Senator for Garissa County, replacing the late Yusuf Haji. In Gazette Notice dated April 6, 2021, IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati announced that there is no contest for the seat, as only one candidate was on the race. “IN EXERCISE of the […]

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Wetang’ula Condemns Removal of Cleophas Malala from Senate Post

24 March 2021

Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula has condemned the removal of his Kakamega counterpart Cleophas Malala from the post of Senate Deputy Minority Leader. The NASA Principal has labelled the ouster as “illegal and selfish” in his morning tweet. “I condemn the removal of Senator Cleo Malala as Senate Deputy Minority Leader. It’s a selfish, unnecessary and […]

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(From left to right: Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula and Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. GRAPHICS/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS)

Is Wetang’ula Using Lusaka as Decoy to Vie Against Governor Wangamati Himself?

18 March 2021

(From left to right: Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka, Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula and Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati. GRAPHICS/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS) As next years general election comes calling, politicians are already skimming how to position themselves even as the BBI bill appears to change the political landscape across Kenya. One of the most interesting regions that millions […]

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Luhyas Reject Ruto in Western as Wetang’ula, Mudavadi Shine

5 March 2021

The Luhya nation put a reality test to Kenya’s highly overrated Deputy President William Ruto when they refused to vote for his candidates in the just-concluded by elections. Ruto had picked contractor Alex Lanya and former KRA Director Evans Kakai to vie in Matungu and Kabuchai Constituencies respectively. However, the duo flopped in the mini-polls […]

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Amb. Dr. George Masafu (left) and Kabuchai MP-elect Majimbo Kalasinga. Graphics/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS

Amb Dr. Masafu Congratulatory Message to MPs-Elect Majimbo, Nabulindo

5 March 2021

The long-serving envoy also wished the duo all the best in their development agenda as they wait to be sworn in as members of parliament.

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Is the Injured Junior to Blame for the Kabuchai Political Violence?

25 February 2021

(Ford Kenya candidate for Kabuchai by election Majimbo Kalasinga (left) parades his injured supporter known as Junior. IMAGE/COURTESY) What am gathering is that the young man called Junior, a former driver of the late MP James Mukwe and ardent supporter of Sen Moses Wetang’ula, came to his home in Namosi village and found Independent Candidate […]

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New Entrant in Kiminini Ward Politics Promises Better Future, Terms Self as Best Choice

11 February 2021

In Kiminini, Dalton Khamala Mutaki is remembered for mobilising the young people to the Office of the County Commissioner in Kitale to register them in youth groups so as get money from Uwezo and Youth funds.

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Majimbo Kalasinga: I’ll Provide Free Wi-Fi to Residents of Kabuchai if Elected

2 February 2021

The Ford Kenya candidate for the Kabuchai by election Majimbo Kalasinga has promised to provide free Wi-Fi to residents of Kabuchai Constituency if elected. In a live broadcast with Milele FM’s Francis Luchivya and Wilbroda on Tuesday February 2, 2021, the former Jubilee politician outlined other infrastructure and quality education as top of his development […]

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EDITORIAL: Why the Kabuchai by Election Spells Doom for Wetang’ula

1 February 2021

So far, Wetangula’s FK party has two MPs on Ford Kenya ticket – Kanduyi’s Wafula Wamunyinyi and Tongaren’s Eseli Simiyu – who have since turned their back against him.

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Busy Day in Matungu as Wangara Among Candidates Cleared to Vie in Mini-Poll

18 January 2021

(Immediate former Matungu NG-CDF Chairman Athman Wangara, centre, displays his nomination certificate to the media. PHOTO/SIMIYU WAKAJUANESS) It was a beehive of activities at the Matungu Constituency as more than seven candidates were cleared to run in the upcoming by election. Immediate former NG-CDF Chairman Athman Wangara was among the candidates cleared by the IEBC […]

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