Ken on 06th Jun

The National Alliance Set The Bar High, On Election Management. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened TNA’s headquarters in Nairobi. The party headquarters are located along the busy Jogoo Road. The offices are strikingly similar to American campaign offices. The space is divided into several work stations (referred to as county...

Ken on 12th May

“He is no different from Ngilu who refuses to shake her opponents hand” Bonny Khalwale has all along been Kenya’s watchman in parliament. He has always lead in the fight against corruption. His ruthlessness in dealing with corrupt ministers has earned him lots of respect. His bravery is undeniable. He brought down Kimunya with his...

Ken on 11th May

Peter Kenneth Takes The Lead. As opposed to 2007 elections, 2013 elections are being held during a period when Kenyans are the 2nd most tweeting nation in Africa. In President Kibaki’s own words, the number of Facebook users is fast approaching 2 million. The significance of this is the proof that millions of Kenyans are getting online. By...

Ken on 10th May

Uhuru Tuko Pamoja. Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday met university student leaders as he moved to consolidate his support ahead of the launch of his new party next week. Mr Kenyatta met the 60 student leaders at Sagret Hotel in Nairobi for more than three hours where they pledged to support him in his presidential bid.  The DPM he...

Ken on 28th Apr

Kabatesi VS Muluka. Forget the bitter fight for the ODM presidential nomination between party leader Raila Odinga and his deputy, Musalia Mudavadi. There is another intense battle going on in the background, and the combatants prefer bare-knuckles. As things stand now, Raila nearly has the prize, the ODM ticket to vie for the presidency in the...

Ken on 15th Apr

When foreign affairs minister,Sam Ongeri, revealed to a parliamentary commission last week that president Kibaki had turned down a visit to the UK in 2010, where he was to meet both the prime minister and the queen, it was pretty obvious something was wrong. Despite Ongeri refusing to reveal the reasons for the cancelled trip on camera, people concluded...

Ken on 09th Apr

ODM deputy party leader Musalia Mudavadi held a secret meeting with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday morning. Although the Star could not establish the agenda of the five-hour meeting at State House Kampala, it emerged that the talks centered on regional politics. “We know that they discussed regional politics, including...

Ken on 02nd Apr

What about my testimony? Uhuru Kenyatta’s Hague Witness Lewis Nguyai is said to be an angry man. Following his unquestioned loyalty to Uhuru Kenyatta, which culminated in him testifying for the deputy prime minister at the Hague ( a role which Jeremiah Kioni allegedly refused ), Lewis Nguyai expected at least something from the latest cabinet...

Ken on 24th Mar

Should  Njeru Githae be on the same side with his brother in law, and the man who made him, SK Macharia, or be in the Uhuru camp? “Mr Kenyatta’s supporters in Parliament  publicly called on Central province residents to boycott RMS outlets” Acting Finance minister Mr Njeru Githae is walking a political tightrope. He is torn...

Ken on 21st Mar

In this youtube video, IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan and its commissioners share a conversation that was not supposed to go on record. Two commissioners are overheard telling the chairman of a message they have just received from ODM chief whip Jakoyo Midiwo, loosely translated as , we will give you a beating.The exact words in swahili are: ‘akina...

Ken on 20th Feb

Makadara MP, Mike Sonko is making headlines again. Unconfirmed reports claim that the flamboyant mp has bought himself a Ferrari. The reports appearing on a blog, claim that the Ferarri is currently at a warehouse in Changamwe awaiting clearance. The make of the Ferarri is not known but whatever it is , they don’t come cheap. The report should...

Ken on 04th Feb

Jeff Koinange is the undisputed talk show king in the region. Very few would actually match his prowess in Africa. For this he has been at the centre of various entertainment shows, including Keff Joinange of XYZ show (voice done by Nick Odhiambo), and some unsuccessful attempts to mimic his voice by various acts on Churchill live. His show capital...

Ken on 31st Jan

Citizen TV senior political editor, Alex Chamwada, is said to have landed a job to lead George Saitoti’s press team. Saitoti is preparing to run for the presidency and he need a seasoned person to run the team that will present him in good light to the media and to the public. Some time back, it was rumoured that Raila had hired former media...

Ken on 19th Jan

Eldoret North MP William Ruto has become the first presidential candidate to shade light on his personal wealth. Declaring ones wealth is one area of Kenyan politics that usually smacks more of a PR stunt than an actual desire to inform the voting citizenry of the politician’s personal wealth. But William Ruto has done it with such earnestness...

Ken on 29th Dec

The late vice president, Michael Kijana Wamalwa, once said, “those who love him, love him with passion and those who hate him, hate him with passion. 2011 was the year when all this became clear. Prime minister Raila Odinga was at the centre of everything. When it was Hague time, Raila was there. He was always the target of aggression from all...

Ken on 12th Dec

BY NZAU MUSAU  WATER minister Charity Ngilu has said that she will not greet Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka because he is not a good man. Ngilu said she does not have a duty to greet the VP and that she owes no one neither apology nor an explanation as to why she has chosen to snub Musyoka.Although Ngilu did not explain how the VP...

Ken on 12th Dec

Mutito MP Kiema Kilonzo was among the graduands during University of Nairobi’s 42nd graduation ceremony. He graduated with a  masters degree in armed conflict and peace studies. Another honorable member who graduated was nominated MP Mohammed Affey. Members of parliament have been streaming back to university and during University of Nairobi’s...

Ken on 08th Dec

ELDORET North MP William Ruto yesterday said he has enough wealth to fully finance his 2012 presidential campaigns. Ruto said he has nothing to hide although people have questioned the source of his wealth and how he finances his campaigns. Ruto is conservatively estimated to be worth several billions of shillings. “I can account for every coin...

Ken on 30th Jun

The first question that Churchill threw at the Vice President during the season 2 finale of the popular show Churchill Live was whether he had paid his tax dues. That must not have been a surprise to Kalonzo who was armed with a letter showing his tax calculations. He noted that he would pay the dues the soonest possible. This may have been not to...

Ken on 16th Jun

Mps on Wednesday night approved the names of Willy Mutunga,Nancy Baraza and Keriako Tobiko for the posts of Chief Justice, Deputy chief justice and Director of public prosecutions. However more optimism among Kenyans lies with the appointment of Mutunga as Chief Justice. the few times he has appeared on TV, he has struck a no nonsense figure who will...