Ken on 20th Jan

Last night, Ferdinand Waititu and Evans Kidero faced off on Sunday Live. What was meant to be an interview turned into a bare everything political debate. Both started attacking each other’s character. Kidero had issues with Waititu’s stone throwing habits, wondering aloud whether Nairobi deserves a stone throwing governor. Waititu on...

Ken on 20th Jan

Last night, Ferdinand Waititu and Evans Kidero faced off on Sunday Live. What was meant to be an interview turned into a bare everything political debate. Both started attacking each other’s character. Kidero had issues with Waititu’s stone throwing habits, wondering aloud whether Nairobi deserves a stone throwing governor. Waititu on...

Ken on 16th Jan

Nairobi Governor hopeful Jimnah Mbaru posted his Curriculum Vitae on his Facebook page this week and yesterday, it was a trending topic on social media. The length of the of the CV is what caught most by surprise, and the fact that most of the positions he has held are very high profile.  The timing of the release of the CV might not have been perfect,...

Ken on 16th Jan

It’s no secret that this is going to be one expensive election. Serious contenders are splashing millions to finance their individual campaigns. The big money has however been reserved for the presidential campaigns.The Star newspaper reported that Jubilee will spend Sh 10 billion with CORD spending Sh 13 billion in the campaigns. Ole Kiyiapi...

Ken on 15th Jan

Rapper Bamboo became one of the first entertainers to take sides in the upcoming general elections. The rapper officially endorsed Uhuru Kenyatta‘s candidature for the presidency of this country. Bamboo, who among others performed during Saturday’s Jubilee Rally at Uhuru Park, made the announcement on his Twitter handle.He posted, My DNA...

Ken on 14th Jan

During an interview on Citizen TV last night, Narc Kenya presidential candidate Martha Karua just came short of saying that CORD and Jubilee are sponsoring the two main opinion pollsters. Responding to Lilian Muli’s query about her take on the latest opinion poll that gave her a mere 0.3%, Martha Karua also claimed that the pollsters were running...

Ken on 13th Jan

This coming election is set to be Kenya’s most expensive election. It is expensive both for the government and those seeking electoral office. The IEBC had initially demanded over 30 billion shillings to organize and stage the election, but that amount was significantly trimmed down. Aspirants for the various political seats are however the ones...

Ken on 09th Jan

Apart from Raila and Uhuru, whose running mate choices were pretty obvious towards the deadline for the coalition agreements, the other presidential candidates have had to face long and agonizing nights as they try to identify who will deputize them should they win the elections. Peter Kenneth’s choice, though not confirmed, is believed to be...

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....