Deputy President William Samoei Ruto is among the four presidential Candidates who got the nod of Independent Electoral And Boundaries Commission to contest for Presidency come August ninth. The Country's second in Command is set to have his first ever stab at this highly coveted seat in the land.
The 2022 elections race is heating up with only nine months left till the final day which will be on 9th August.Many Kenyans are comparing it as a two horse race between ODM party leader Raila Amollo Odinga and the deputy president William Samoei Ruto due their popularity in various parts of the country.
List of Kenya's 10 Wealthiest Politicians and their Sources of Wealth in 2022. Kenyan politics has always left a foul taste in the mouth of the public. Deep-seated corruption, injustice, and a range of societal ills characterize it. Many citizens believe that leaders' wealth was achieved through unethical and corrupt ways, rather than through legitimate means.
The grandson of The Late Second President of Kenya, Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, has been embroiled in a court battle with a woman with whom he had sired two children with who are aged 11 and nine years old. Picture courtesy. Collins Kibet Toroitich. The woman had taken Collins Kibet Toroitich to court demanding a hefty sum for the upkeep of his two children who they had had when they got married and lived together for a few years.
Who Will Be The 5th President of The Republic of Kenya Based On The Political History of Presidency?
Based on a Kenyan political research done by a private investigator Mr. Tobias Tonui, no candidate has become the president of the republic of Kenya without serving in the Opposition government. After a very thorough research, Mr. Tobias came out with the following evidence in support of his pursuit;
A throwback photo of William Ruto's running mate, Rigathi Gachagua, spending quality time with the late 2nd President of Kenya, Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, has resurfaced online, sparking mixed reactions online. (Photo| The Late President Moi And Rigathi Gachagua) The two were in an official meeting together, and it looked like the retired President was officiating something with Rigathi Gachagua.
The late former president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi's legacy still lives on through a number of leaders he mentored during his times in power. Several incumbent leaders describe him as a professor of politics who taught them and made them to rise through the muddy political streets . Former Bomet Governor yesterday during a late night show at KASS TV disclosed Moi's concern in succession politics.
Lee Njiru Moi's Press Secretary Offers Advice To Today's Journalists Who Like To Exhibit Their Lives
The late President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi is the longest serving Head of State in Kenya having ruled for 24 years. During that long period, Moi had only one Press Secretary and his name is Lee Njiru. Lee Njiru first worked in the administration of Kenya's founding father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta for one year before transitioning to Moi's government after the former's death.
Photo courtesy; Daniel Moi with DP Ruto in a past event Deputy President William Samoei Ruto has several characteristics that resemble that of the late president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi. Have a look at their similarities below. Daniel Moi was an 'evangelist' and liked going to church while DP Ruto is an 'evangelist'and usually goes to church.
Since Kenya attained it's independence in 1963 from British colony ; it has had a number of presidents; all these great leaders have had tremodous achievements not only to Kenya as a country but to Kenyans as the citizens. Here is a brief list of Kenyan presidents with their legacies
A casket is a specially designed box used to hold the remains of a deceased. It is a rectangular shaped container with four sides and a lid on hinges. The Rails are used as handles when moving the casket and they are placed along each side of the casket.
In Kenya's history since the advent of Multi-Party politics, only 4 politicians have been elected unopposed in the general elections. This occurs when a candidate seeking an elective seat is not facing any rival at the polls hence automatically guaranteed to be elected to office since no elections will be contacted.
A new twist has taken place in Moi's family which has erupted a new battle of the wealth left behind by the late retired and second president of this country, Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi after his grandson Collins Toroitich demanded KSh 30 million from his estate. Collins Toroitich who is now 44-year-old who accused Zehrabanu Janmohamed who is the administrator of the will left behind by the late Moi for keeping a blind eye on him despite being named a beneficiary.
Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi built one of Kenya's most powerful and stable commercial empires throughout his 24-year reign. Mzee Moi gained tremendous money through a successful political career and profitable commercial operations, and his family is among Kenya's wealthiest. Mzee Moi had amassed a massive fortune of approximately Ksh 340 billion in property, cash, and corporate shares by the time he died in 2019.
The late president Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi was an influential leader not just in Kenya but also in Africa and the world as a whole. He legacy lives on in many projects and leaders he mentored during his 24 years in power. He is still envied and cherished by many leaders in Kenya who dare not to deviate from his political wish even in his absence.
Daniel took over the presidency in 1978 after the untimely death of mzee Jommo Kenyatta. he inherited an economy already ailing from the side effects of the double oil shocks of 1973 and 1979. these shocks in the oil markets dealt a blow to the average economic growth rate of about 6% that the country had registered within its first decade of independence under Mzee Jommo Kenyatta.
State funeral in Kenya is entitled to a president who dies while in office, retired Heads of state, retired Chiefs of Defence Forces and also any other person as it may be authorised by the Defence Council. It is also worth to note that for a retired president it takes one week of mourning while in case of a sitting president,it takes two weeks of mourning.
Murathe; "Expect Ruto To Rule For 30 Years If You Elect Him As President, He Will Change Term Limit"
David Murathe who is the Jubilee chairman has a strong believe that William Ruto can change the constitution and adjust his term limit if he is elected as the fifth president of Kenya. In an interview with Kameme TV, Murathe said that Ruto Kenyans should prepare to be ruled for 30 years if they make a mistake of electing William Ruto to the office as their first in command.
The late third president of the Republic of Kenya Emilio Mwai Kibaki who succumbed to the disease last week Friday 22 April 2022 will be remembered for his unwavering struggle to resuscitate our economy. President Uhuru Kenyatta has revealed that the late president Kibaki will be accorded a state burial like Nobel Peace Prize Wangari Mathai, First President of Republic of Kenya Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, Orator Kijana Wamalwa, Late second President of Kenya Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi.
Raila Amollo Odinga is a politician who has really given all he can for this country.He fought for Multi- partism in Kenya in 1992 which saw the amendment of section 2A making Kenya a multi party state. The then President was the late Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi. Raila Odinga was elected the Member of Parliament for Langata from 1992 to 2007.He servers as Minister for energy from 2001 to 2002 and Minister for Public Roads , Public works and Housing from 2003 to 2005.