The people of Kenya will be going for election in the coming year 2022. Already politicians have taken position where they feel like they have a chance of winning the seats they are eying. The biggest political blocks currently are two, the hustler nation led by DP Ruto and Azimio la Umoja led by ODM party leader hon Raila Odinga.
Kilifi County is one of the counties that are located in the coastal region of the country. As the clock ticks towards the August general elections, the race to succeed the outgoing governor Amason Kingi Jeffa who is serving his last constitutional term has been taking the new shape.
A section of leaders seeking to be Kilifi governors Photo collage/Courtesy Politicians planning to run for the governorship of Kilifi County through ODM, are holding a joint consultation to find one candidate to succeed Governor Amason Kingi by August. Under Azimio la Mageuzi, the politicians said their goal was to find a candidate who they were sure would win the election with no moral stain in the eyes of the public.
Kilifi County Gubernatorial Race: The Race is likely going to be tough between these two candidates.
As we approach the August general elections, many politicians and other aspirants have already started to make early preparations to either retain their positions or clinch to new positions. In Kilifi county, the race to succeed the outgoing governor Amazon Kingi Jeffa who is serving his last constitutional term has been gaining momentum.
Nominations tickets that are set to be given to some politicians directly are causing trouble at the Orange Democratic Movement Party. In Kilifi County, four politicians have lined up for Kilifi Gubernatorial seat through ODM ticket. This include Devolution CAS Gideon Mungaro, Speaker Kahindi, Dan Kazungu and Deputy Governor Gideon Saburi.
Many women are expected to run for gubernatorial positions in the fast approaching 2022 elections.Women are always disadvantaged when it comes to contesting against men during general elections in Kenya,like in 2017 elections only three women were elected as governors.Anne Waiguru was lucky to be elected the governor for Kirinyaga.The late Joyce Laboso was also elected the governor for Bomet unseating Isaac Rutto who had fallen out with William Ruto and Charity Ngilu was also elected the governor for Kituyi unseating Julius Malombe.The following women are expected to be county bosses in there respective counties;
Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa ( Photo Courtesy) The battle to succeed Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi is gaining momentum with at least eight aspirants declaring their bids for the seat. Kingi has been at the helm of the County since 2013 and is expected to exit the scene in 2022.
Kenya - Tanzania relationship is taking another low turn especially after Kenya decided to close its borders after increased cases from the neighbouring Tanzania. In retaliation Tanzania counterpart decided to close its borders and with fury completely banned entry of truck cargo in and out of the country. Magufuli argues that Kenya was misinformed on closure of the border Today Kenya ambassador to Tanzania Dan Kazungu has intervened in attempt to calm down the escalating tension between the two neighbours.
The race to succeed Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi is shaping up with political bigwigs in the vast County wooing the voters to vote for them in the next general elections. So far eight aspirants have shown interest to become the coastal county boss, one woman and seven men have thrown their hats into the ring.
Kilifi County Gubernatorial Race: The race is likely going to be tough among these three candidates.
We are now remaining with eight months only and Kenyans will be once again granted the golden opportunity to elect leaders of their own choices to represent them. In Kilifi county, the race to succeed the outgoing governor Amason Jeffah Kingi who is serving his last constitutional term has been taking the new shape.
Dan Kazungu a Kenyan ambassador based in Tanzania said in his speech that, "Vita vya panzi furaha ya kunguru". This clearly means that if the two nations would engage in a fight the deadly pandemic which is "kunguru" in that context would prevail. Kenya responds to Tanzania on boarder issues, Kenya says that it has no issues with Tanzania and it isn't going to close down it's boarders with Tanzania at all. Kenya is mainly worried and concerned about the COVID-19 spread. Truck drivers from Tanzania are onl
Within the ODM party in Kilifi county, a bitter feud is brewing over the nomination issue ahead of the upcoming general election. Photo courtesy of google Kilifi, which has long been regarded an ODM stronghold, has seen some politicians, led by Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi, attempt to damage the party in the region by forming a coastal party.
President John Pombe Magufuli on Thursday admitted admiring how the Kenyan ambassador to Tanzania Dan Kazungu handled the situation when the two countries were having misunderstanding on the transport of cargo across the border. The president said he needS such ambassadors and that it's his wish that Dan Kazungu could relocate to Tanzania so that he can appoint him to represent Tanzania in another country. The president said this while presiding over the swearing-in of newly appointed government officials i
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A member of County Assembly in Machakos county has resigned.In a rare show in Kenya,an elected MCA has resigned. This was after he was nominated as a clerk to the county assembly. Mr.Mutuku the MCA of Kitse/Kitukubward in Machakos county .The office of the speaker of Machakos county assembly confirmed having received the resignation of the honourable member on Monday morning. The speaker in his farewell message praised Mr.Mutuku as a very hardworking fellow. He led the public investments account committee as
Tanzanian President Suluhu Hassan has touched down in Kenya at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) just a few minutes to 10 am East African Time.Accompanying her were top Tanzanian officials including the Kenyan ambassador to TZ, Mr. Dan Kazungu.According to news released by the Star, President Kenyatta will receive his Tanzanian counterpart who is in the country for a two-day official state trip.
Photo courtesy Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu has arrived in Kenya for a two day visit.The Air Tanzanian plane carrying Suluhu touched down at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport some minutes to 10 am.She has been warmly received at the JKIA by the Kenyan Foreign CS Raychel Omamo and Sports CS Ambassador Amina Mohammed, among other leaders.
The president of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, 2 days ago closed the Kenyan Tanzanian border, something which was not well received by the Tanzanian counterparts. In retaliation, Tanzanian Regional Commissioner, Martin Shaghella banned all Kenyan cargo trucks from entering Tanzania. "Some people have names resembling indipendence, but they have locked their country, our president Magufuli has allowed us indipendence. As the regional Commissioner, I ban all trucks originating from Kenya immediat
Kenyan ambassador to Tanzania Dan Kazungu has refuted claims that Kenyan Government has been targeting Tanzanians at the border in the fight against coronavirus pandemic, but instead said the latest action has been taken in the best interest of the citizens of the two neighboring countries. Dan Kazungu. Photo/courtesy Addressing journalists in Tanzanian on Tuesday, Kazungu, termed as unfortunate, events that ensued following President Kenyatta’s decision to close its borders with Tanzania and Somalia on S
The relationship between Tanzania and Kenya has taken another path as the countries differ in the strategies to fight Coronavirus. President Magufuli's country is mad at Kenya after the Uhuru Kenyatta declared closure of Kenya-Tanzania boarder. Kenya's Ambassador in Tanzania, Dan Kazungu has today addressed the members of public in Dar es Salam, Tanzania on the state of relationship between Kenya and Tanzania. Speaking in a press conference with Journalists, Kazungu stated that the reason behind closure of