Githae Mwangi on 29th Jan

Kiambu Governor William Kabogo is in hot soup after he said that unmarried women were not fit for leadership and should not be elected into office. “We must not elect leaders who do not have family values. I ask you women who are more than 35 years old and not married to get married as you are the reason men have problems,” Kabogo said. He...

Githae Mwangi on 28th Jan

Nairobi women Representative Rachael Shebesh has refused to forgive Nairobi governor Evans Kidero after last year’s assault. According to Standard, Shebesh said that Kidero did not only assault her but also the larger kenyan women fraternity, and he should therefore first ask Kenyan women for their forgiveness before he comes to her. Shebesh has...

Anita Gathoni on 24th Jan

Nairobi Senator, Mike Sonko says there will be fresh elections if Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Women Representative Rachel Shebesh do not reconcile within seven days. The senator said that the two are concentrating too much on their dispute which is affecting development in the city. He said “It is time they learnt that they cannot hold the...

Ken on 22nd Jan

Here’s an old photo of former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth. He was a student at Starehe Boys Centre then, and from the image, he seems to be part of the delegation showing President Moi around. He must have been the school captain or one of the senior prefects. Who knew he kept an afro… but again it was the 70s, who didn’t. ...

Ken on 22nd Jan

The fight for devolution goes far back as the fight for a new constitution, and in 2010, it was finally enshrined in the constitution. Counties have now been given a portion of the national budget to manage, and a lot of people have interpreted this as ‘new money’. In real sense, money the government would have used to build a road somewhere...

Anita Gathoni on 21st Jan

The Kenyan Government is planning to buy ipads for all the 349 MPs and 67 senators which will cost approximately Sh30 million. The Parliamentary Service Commission has already advertised for 450 iPads for MPs and senior staff. The current rate in the market for an ipad is between Sh55,000 and Sh70,000, meaning the 450 iPads will cost the PSC between...

Anita Gathoni on 20th Jan

Former Mungiki leader, Maina Njenga has expressed interest to reconcile Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Women rep Rachael Shebesh, because he thinks ‘greedy people want to benefit financially from the conflict’. He apparently wants to offer himself free of charge to eventually bring the two together once and for all, “I will offer...

Ken on 20th Jan

This cartoon by Igah really caught my eyes. No better way to summarize the evolution of a Kenyan law maker, especially now that Sh 30 million has been spared to buy them iPads. ...

Ken on 17th Jan

Ali Hassan Joho has denied that a former Sonu leader is his adviser. According to The Nairobian, the Mombasa governor reacted to claims from social media that Babu Owino was his adviser on country government matters. On January 4, he wrote in a tweet, “I have no advisor that goes by the name (Babu Owino/Paul Ongili). Kindly get me more details...

Ken on 16th Jan

Jaguar has refuted claims appearing on Nairobi News newspaper on Monday that he is now a presidential adviser. The paper had reported that the singer makes monthly visits to the house on the hill, with the last one being three weeks ago. Apparently, Jaguar together with Ringtone have been advising President Uhuru on youth affairs. The ‘Kioo’...