Meet the man who was Kenyan President For 6 hours.Hezekiah Rabala Ochuka, (alias Awour) (July 23, 1953 – July 9, 1987) was a Senior Private in the Kenya Air Force who ruled Kenya for about six hours after preparing and launching a rebellion targeting president Daniel Arap Moi.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently on a 3 day trip out of the country.Mr Kenyatta is in DRC on President Felix Tshisekedi;s invitation.The President flew out of the country in his official jet the Fokker 70 ER.The chopper is managed by the Kenya Airforce and is said to be worth over Ksh 2 billion.
A progeny of a chameleon never losses the ridge down its back for so goes the famous maxim.Daniel Arap Moi is long gone but his son is fast rising to fill Nyayo's shoes and he has expressed his readiness to lift the Rungu even higher.Since Moi's death earlier last year, Baringo senator has embarked on a mission to revamp KANU and popularize himself to electorates.
Has the Political Enigma Finally Mastered the Secret Art? As the 2022 General elections fast approaches, the former Prime Minister of Kenya the Rt.Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga is yet to declare his stand. A man who has been at loggerheads with three regimes in a row. Always making political moves presumed by many as 'unpopular'. It is argued that the political deals he has made with all these regimes have always been for his own benefit. To him, he believes his decisions have always been for the good of the Country.
Did you know at one point during President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi's reign, it was illegal to use the letter “M” for all public transport Matatus?Did you know at one point during President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi's reign, it was illegal to use the letter “M” for all public transport Matatus?
A rare photo of Former President Daniel Arap Moi attending his first daughter's wedding has resurfaced online.Born in 1953, Jenifer Chemutai, Moi's first daughter, got hitched to Ibrahim Koisatany back in late 1990s.Jenifer who is a widow has been living a private life despite hailing from a high profile family.
Whoever coined the famous; ''Kilicho na mwanzo kina mwisho'' kiswahili maxim no doubt had president Uhuru Kenyatta in mind.Jomo's son has been steering the country since 2013 when he was first elected as Kenya's fourth head of state since independence.
The outgoing head of state has severally affirmed that he will take part in leveraging the ground for his successor.Uhuru Kenyatta is set to fold his political mats and exit stage after ten years of active performance.With UhuRuto relationship turning sour a thing that has spoilt their 2013 pre-election pact, eyes will be casted on Jomo's son to see who he will front as his successor.
Gideon Moi is a Kenyan politician representing Baringo County as Senator.He is the son to the late Daniel Arap Moi who was the second president of the republic of Kenya.He is also the chairman of the Kenya African National Union (KANU) which for many years was the ruling party of Kenya.
"Not Enough?"-Akombe Sparks Reactions As She Accuses Odinga, Moi & Kenyattas of Holding Kenya Hostage
Former IEBC commissioner Dr. Roselyn Akombe has caused a stir online attacking Former Prime minister and Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga, Kanu party leader and Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and Muhoho Kenyatta online.Penning her thoughts in a post on her Twitter page on Wednesday, Akombe who left the Election commission after the 2017 General election posted a photo of Odinga, Moi and Muhoho Kenyatta, and Questioned if the Leaders whose families have been at the centre of Kenya's leadership for almost Fifty-seven years with Jomo Kenyatta having served as First President, Late President Daniel Arap Moi as Second President And Raila's father Jaramogi Oginga Odinga as Vice President were not tired of Holding the country hostage after fifty-seven years, a post which has illicited mixed reactions from Netizens.
A rare photo of youthful president Uhuru Kenyatta when he was 21-years-old has resurfaced online.Besides him is his mother Ngina Kenyatta, Former President Daniel Arap Moi, Mr. George Muhoho, Mr. Fred, a faction of dignitaries and clergies whose names have not been identified.
Former Cabinet Minister Marsden Madoka ( Photo Courtesy) He is one of the longest serving civil servants in the country having been in Government since the days of President Jomo Kenyatta.
Kenya Presidents Jomo Kenyatta, Daniel Arap Moi, Mwai Kibaki and Uhuru Kenyatta ( Photo Courtesy) He is probably one of the most experienced politicians in the country today.For the over 40 years he has been in the game, he has ruffled feathers of theJ country's big men.
Former Vice President Musalia Mudavadi (Photo Courtesy) Having failed to taste an election defeat during his 13 years in politics, Musalia Mudavadi headed into the 2002 general like a Biblical Goliath not knowing that a David would emerge from nowhere to kill him.After all, under the tutelage of the professor of Kenyan politics, President Daniel Arap Moi, he had mastered the game.
ODM leader Raila Odinga and former cabinet minister Fred Gumo ( Photo Courtesy) At the peak of his political career, former Westlands MP Fred Gump was the king of Nairobi.For almost two decades, Gumo became a political monster that no politician wished to face in an election.
President Uhuru Kenyatta ( Photo Courtesy) When President Daniel Arap Moi made a surprise announcement in Mount Elgon that the then Local Government Minister Uhuru Kenyatta was his preferred successor in the 2002 presidential election, there was immediate fallout in the ruling party, KANU.The party's bigwigs led by Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and George Saitoti immediately bolted out.
Kenya's former Vice President, Professor George Saitoti, was known for his peculiar habit of bringing along several cats and dogs during his foreign state trips.The late Saitoti picked up the strange habit, that often caused a stir at various airports as his pets were off-loaded, after a poisoning incident back in February 1990.
Senator Kipchumba Murkomen of Elgeyo Marakwet has challenged President Uhuru Kenyatta to keep his pledge to endorse ODM leader Raila Odinga in 2022.On Sunday, April 11, Murkomen posted on social media that it would be a colossal mistake for Uhuru to shortchange Raila, knowing that the late president Daniel Arap Moi betrayed Raila for his sake.
Few days after Kenyans complained of IMF loans, there has emerged a chronology of how our country found itself in huge debt.This started in the error of Daniel Arap Moi, where Kenya engulfed itself in a borrowing trend that is currently affecting our economy.Instability started when the first finance minister in Daniel's regime Chris Okemo through the ministry of finance borrowed a total of Ksh.100.9 billion, followed by Chris Oburo who at least happened to care about the burden of his citizens and borrowed Ksh.23.3 billion.
Kenyan politics history keeps on repeating itself day in day out.In 2002, Uhuru Kenyatta was on the ballot.He was Mzee Moi's chosen successor.He was fronted even though it was evident he was not going to win the election.