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...

Ken on 18th Dec

usiseme Mudavadi, sema Ng’oombeeeeee!!  Deputy Prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi yesterday came under attack from Kenyans for what many saw as political naivety. Mudavadi or ‘Ma dvd’ as he is now being referred to, called a press conference where he revealed that Uhuru Kenyatta had agreed to drop his presidential ambition and support...

Ken on 17th Dec

The Jubilee coalition has accused Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s Cord of manipulating opinion polls. MPs Aden Duale, Justus Kizito, Kazungu Kambi, Ferdinand Waititu and URP chairman Francis ole Kaparo said Cord is driving Kenya to another round of post-election violence by manipulating opinion polls to make Kenyans believe it will win...

Ken on 16th Dec

It is emerging that Prime minister Raila Odinga may crack the whip on his immediate former loyal lieutenant Charity Ngilu, by taking away the ministerial position from her. Persons close to the prime minister and his presumed running mate Kalonzo Musyoka are reportedly pushing for the sacking of Ngilu, due to her decision to join the Jubilee alliance.Ngilu...

Ken on 06th Dec

It seems that the deadline for the coalition agreement just heralded the actual coalitions. Politicians who now have less than a month before they constitutionally stop party hopping, are working day and night as they identify which coalition to support.   Water minister Charity Ngilu , who just this week supposedly signed a deal with Raila and Kalonzo,...

Ken on 04th Dec

Mudavadi Unapologetically ‘Stands Up’ Peter Kenneth And Raphael Tuju Kenyans gave a collective sigh of relief after the deadline to submit written pre-election agreements passed last night. For a period of just a few hours, the country was treated to more politics than had been witnessed in the last few years combined. Press conferences,...

Ken on 03rd Dec

Today is the final day of submitting written coalition agreements. Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto signed theirs at Jevanjee Gardens yesterday, before walking to Anniversary Towers where they handed over the documents. Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka are expected to sign theirs this morning, before forwarding it to the registrar of parties. 24 hours...