Ken on 10th Jul

Ipsos Synovate has released an opinion poll this morning. As always, politics took centre stage, and there are some interesting results due to the concluded elections. According to the poll, 32% of Kenyans think Raila should remain in politics, while 36% think he should retire completely. 28% think he should continue to work with his political party...

Ken on 09th Jul

In an interview with NTV’s Larry Madowo two weeks ago, disqualified Makueni senatorial candidate Kethi Kilonzo said that she is a registered voter and actually voted in the last general election. When Larry asks if she voted in the last elections, Kethi replies with a firm “Yes I Did”.  However, during the tribunal on her registration,...

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...