Ken on 09th Jan

On December 30, 2012, the Sunday Nation carried an article by Prof Makau Mutua titled Kenyans must think hard before casting ballots in March. From the title it is reasonable to expect an article advising Kenyans on what policies and considerations they should gauge the various candidates with. ...

Ken on 06th Jan

A lot has been said about how much Uhuru is using for his campaigns, with some people claiming it is in the region of Sh 30 billion… And just looking at the rallies Jubilee is holding, you may be tempted to believe them (those saying it’s Sh 30 billion). TNA’s launch is believed to have cost anywhere between 100 and 200 million shillings....

Ken on 03rd Jan

Prophet Dionny Baez We have exactly 2 months till the general elections, and this is the time everyone transforms into a political analyst. For the next few weeks, everyone will give you reasons why his preferred candidate will win, and how he’ll do it. At this point, Uhuru and Raila’s supporters are sure of victory, with some...

Ken on 28th Dec

[Photo: People] The following members of parliament will resign anytime from now, because they have chosen to cease belonging to the party that sponsored them to parliament, and registered as members of another party. 1.        Kiraitu Murungi (APK from PNU)-Energy Minister2.        Esther Murugi (TNA from PNU)-Special Programmes...

Ken on 23rd Dec

Our favourite political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi was on Thursday the subject of attack, from presidential candidate Peter Kenneth and his twitter followers. The analysts, known for stating as he sees it, wrote a tweet, mocking Peter Kenneth’s candidature and it turned out the Gatanga legislator has his eyes and ears open, and he did not take it...

Ken on 23rd Dec

CORD’s announcement on Saturday that media mogul SK Macharia was part of its summit has received mixed reactions from Kenyans. Immediately the announcement was made, Macharia became a trending topic on Twitter, with most comments unfortunately being negative.Most people saw his involvement with CORD as their divorce with Citizen TV and its vernacular ...

Ken on 19th Dec

By Geoffrey Mosoku Starehe MP Margaret Wanjiru now wants the ODM party to grant her direct nomination to contest the Nairobi governorship.Although Wanjiru did not categorically state that she must be nominated directly, she argued that the ODM party hierarchy in the city politics must display...

Ken on 19th Dec

If elections were held today, Makadara legislator Mike Sonko will win the Nairobi county senator seat with a landslide. An opinion poll released yesterday showed that Sonko will garner 41% of the votes, with his closest rival Fred Gumo getting only 14%.  Many respondents had no clue on who would be on the ballot, with Sonko being the only one who...

Ken on 19th Dec

When he left ODM, his path to the presidency was well laid out. He was to be the compromise candidate, in case Uhuru and Ruto were prevented from running for the presidency. Mutahi Ngunyi advanced this theory and it soon became widely accepted. As months progressed, it was becoming more unlikely that UhuRuto would drop their candidacy for either Mudavadi...

Ken on 19th Dec

Prime minister Raila Odinga last night held an exclusive, Sh 1 million a plate dinner at a Nairobi hotel. The event, which lasted only 3 hours attracted over 100 guests and raised Sh 150 million. The actual dinner comprised of onion soup for starters, with the main meal having chicken, fish, ugali and potatoes. The event started at 8 pm, two hours...