Kenya is one of the countries that has embraced the leadership of women and this has been witnessed in the various capacities women have taken charge since the start of devolved government. In the 2022 General election, the citizens of various counties have elected women to serve them in the top seat. This counties include the following: Kirinyaga County - Hon Ann Waiguru (UDA) Madam waiguru was re-elected to serve for the second term. She got 113,088 votes defeating her tough competitor Madam Purity Ngirici
Abdi Hassan alias Guyo; a Nairobi MCA from Matopeni, became the first MCA to win a governorship thus making history. Guyo; who campaigned for governor of Isiolo on the Jubilee Party platform, was proclaimed the winner after defeating former governor Godana Doyo; who ran as an Independent candidate with 28,946 votes.
Nakuru County has, going by the already announced results so far, set itself apart from other devolved units at this year's General Election by being the region with the highest number of women who have successfully been elected into office. Despite nearly half of registered voters in the country being women, very few female leaders actually hold elective positions in Kenya.
Johnson Sakaja has defeated Polycarp Igathe to become the new governor of Nairobi County, IEBC has announced. Senator Sakaja ran on the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) platform, while Igathe, a business executive, ran on the Jubilee banner. Indirectly pitting DP William Ruto against his boss, President Uhuru Kenyatta, was the scandal surrounding Sakaja's fabricated academic papers, which captivated the nation.
As Tallying of votes continues across the country Kenyans are eager not only to learn results of the presidential race but also the governor contest in Nairobi. Photo courtesy:IEBC boss Wafula Chebukati Nairobi which is a political battleground between Azimio la Umoja and Kenya Kwanza has seen Johnstone Sakaja and former DG Polycarp Igathe edge for the seat.
Today the deputy president William Ruto has told kenyans that he and his Kenya Kwanza members are ready for this election,whether the register is handwritten or typed or digital,whatever is ready .This shows that they are focused of having a free and fare election.This comes as there are only two day to elections.They have shown that also they have made every step in securing the win like The official signing of the Kenya Kwanza County Charters is a formidable landmark that powers the structured operations of
Gladys Wanga, a Homa Bay Woman Representative, has been elected governor of Homa Bay. Wanga won the race with 244,559 votes, according to preliminary results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Former Nairobi governor Dr Evans Kidero came in second with 154,182 votes, while Mark Raudi of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party came in third with 1,244 votes.
A key man behind behind the importing and Branding Deputy President William Samoei Arap Ruto's Campaign monster truck has quit Ruto's team. According to Tuko.co.ke, Nicholus Waititu who took a leading role in Deputy President William Ruto's Campaign team has finally endorsed Raila Amolo Odinga's Presidential bid.
President uhuru Kenyatta being received by interior cabinet secretary Dr Fred Matiangi in Kisii. The president of the republic of kenya uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in kisii where he is scheduled to meet Gusii elders for a meeting. His arrival comes one day after visiting Bungoma where he campaigned for his preferred presidential candidate Raila Odinga.
Today, Deputy President William Ruto informed Kenyans that he and the members of Kenya Kwanza are prepared for this election. He stated that it does not matter whether the voter register is handwritten, typed, or digital; they are prepared for it. This demonstrates that they are committed to holding an election that is fair and free.
In Kenya there are five counties which have less registered voters than some Constituencies. These counties in the 2010 Constitution were accorded the County status without considering the population or number of registered voters. Despite having such lower population and registered voter than some populated constituencies, these counties get more than 3 billion shillings for developments purposes. These counties are, Marsabit (164,864 votes), Tana River (137,661 votes), Samburu (98,081), Isiolo 86,143 votes)
Several Kenya Kwanza leaders have attended the official signing of the Kenya Kwanza County Charter at the Catholic university. It is a formidable landmark that powers the structured operations of the 47 devolved units in the country. Musalia Mudavadi had taken to social to explain that it also explains the coalition's firm stance and seriousness in fully implementing devolution as a means of promoting the welfare of those at the bottom of the economic pyramid.
Two senators in Rift-Valley are in troubles after being accused for introduction of tea plucking machines. Kericho senator Aaron Cheruiyot and Kipchumba Murkomen are accused for advocating and defending multi-billion tea companies to use machines in plucking tea. Speaking during a breakfast show at Kass FM one of the kalenjin radio station Nandi hills MP Alfred Keter said the duo are behind the introduction of machines as they were advising the companies that saw mass workers losing their jobs.
Vice President William Ruto assured Kenyans today that he and the Kenya Kwanza party are ready to win this election. He assured them that they would be ready for any kind of voter register, be it written by hand, typed, or entirely digital. This shows their dedication to holding a free and fair election.
Apart from the now monotonous politicking by Bomet gubernatorial hopefuls, Bomet people should be given a chance to interrogate their manifestos if any, for them to make a sober decision on who best has their interests at heart. We will today focus on the differences in manifestos between Isaac Rutto and UDA candidate Hillary Barchok.
Deputy Ruto suffers a big blow few days to general elections as those who stood with him and by his side decline to support his bid. One man very close to him who even got contract to brand his campaign vehicles has changed tune one day to the general elections.
Despite curtains falling on Oparanya's 10 year tenure at the helm of Kakamega county government, the arguably outstanding administrator according to local standards has expeditiously launched a fully developed architectural masterpiece in the county's northern frontier that will host and discharge a section of devolved services. According to the outgoing governor, the building dubbed Governor's Office will offer lasting relief to Likuyani and Lugari constituency residents bordering Uasin Gishu County who have been traveling for long distances to access key administrative services in Kakamega town.
According to Britannica, devolution is the recognized delegation of powers from the central government of a sovereign state to govern at a subnational level, such as local levels. In Kenya, under article 6 of the constitution, it creates a system of government that are decentralized, wherein the legislature and the executive is devolved to the 47 political and administrative counties, more over we have financial and administrative autonomy transferred simultaneously to county government.
As the election season approaches, the NCIC has expressed concern about how Kenyans are behaving on various social media platforms. During their remarks yesterday, they threatened to suspend Facebook operations in the country within the next seven days if the meta company did not act on the ongoing inciteful remarks on their website.
The Revenue sharing formula has been the talk for the past few weeks. The debate on the motion seems not to end soon as some of the members are against it. The debate was adjourned on Tuesday again for the seventh time. However, Hon Abdikadir Mohammed who is a former MP of Mandera Central has let the cat out of the bag on the revenue sharing formula and the revenue allocation. He has revealed the dirty secret on the both saying that there was no connection between the two as politician say. He further said no