Ken on 09th Jul

[Photo||Nation] Daily Nation recently interviewed their own columnist Phillip Ochieng. The interview touched on a wide range of issues, from religion, to Gor Mahia and even Tom Mboya.Ochieng being a Luo, it was inevitable that he would touch on the direction the community will take politically, and especially with the exit of Raila Odinga.The...

Ken on 04th Jul

Kenya has had very few first ladies, and glamorous one for that matter. Our previous first lady, Lucy Kibaki, was initially very vocal and regularly on TV, until she went missing in action during Kibaki’s second term.The current first lady, Margaret Kenyatta, is adapting to the publicity life, though she was initially extremely shy. She is now...

Ken on 02nd Jul

On his way to a possible vote of no confidence is Nakuru county Governor Kinuthia Mbugua, just months after a landslide victory in the March 4 general elections. The proposed motion has the support of 46 out of 55 members of the Nakuru County Assembly. The former administration police boss fueled the political crisis by swearing in nine nominees disregarding...

Ken on 26th Jun

Hardcore Jubilee supporter Dennis Itumbi has thrown his weight behind CORD candidate for the Makueni senate seat Kethi Kilonzo.  This comes hours after TNA devised a plot to bar the lawyer from contesting. Earlier yesterday, the ruling party had released a statement, where they urged IEBC to disqualify her by virtual of her not being a registered...

Ken on 12th Jun

[Photo||Nation] On Monday, Kenyans were getting ready for a Nduku – Kethi duel for the Makueni senate seat. All indications were that the two would battle it out for the seat.  Newspapers had already prepared their headlines, but at 8:16 am, even before proper sales, that news became stale after Kethi announced on twitter that she had...

Ken on 11th Jun

This morning, lawyer Kethi Kilonzo has announced through her twitter account that she has dropped out of the Makueni Senate race.Kethi had already bagged the wiper ticket, but matters got complicated when her stepmother Nduku joined the race. There were claims that Nduku would vie on a NARC ticket, but nothing has been confirmed yet.In her statement,...

Ken on 11th Jun

OCCUPY PARLIAMENT RELOADED is happening today from 12 noon. The last similar demonstration turned messy and controversial, with the introduction of bloody pigs. It is not clear how the activists will go about it today, but we’re certain the message will get along. Below is the code of conduct, to be adhered to by anyone willing to participate. ©...

Ken on 11th Jun

Following suggestions that NARC under JUBILEE will field the late Mutula Kilonzo’s wife Nduku, for the Makueni senate by-election, Kenyans have taken to social media to add their voice. Wiper under the CORD coalition is expected to field Kethi Kilonzo – daughter to Mutula Kilonzo, for the seat.Kethi is quite popular following her performance...

Ken on 31st May

Members of Parliament are now threatening to slash President Kenyatta’s salary, if their demands for a higher pay are not met. The MPs this week voted to nullify gazette notices by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, thereby awarding themselves big payoffs. It was estimated that a single MP would take home a maximum of Sh 28 million this...

Ken on 24th May

Moses Muihia has in various forms been described as the unknown political dwarf who miraculously defeated Uhuru Kenyatta when the latter first attempted his hand at national politics by contesting the Gatundu parliamentary seat in 1997.But many do not know that by the time he faced President Kenyatta in 1997, Muihia, who is a practising quantity...