As the campaign towards hunting for votes ahead of 2022 polls intensifies nationwide with Ruto moving across the country preaching "Bottom up economic model'', and Raila on the other hand advocating for peace in the name of "Azimio la Umoja" , grassroot politics especially in Nyanza worries the ODM icon, as Dp keeps pocketing allies from his bedroom.
Shouts of cry have filled Kivue primary school in Embu,as the bodies of 15 people who died in "waridi" bus accident arrive for prayer service. Friends, relatives,colleagues and family members could be seen whiping tears as they trickle down their cheeks mourning their departed loved ones.https://www.facebook.com/standardkenya/videos/235905255305815/?app=fbl
Emotional scenes were witnessed today in Embu County as Catholic Bishop Paul Kariuki conducted a funeral mass for the 15 people who perished in a road accident at Thura Bridge two weeks ago as reported by Embu News Press. “Embu Diocese catholic Bishop Paul Kariuki is currently conducting a funeral mass of the 15 people who died in a road accident at Thura drift Muminji ward Mbeere North,” the post read.
Keses Member of Parliament Hon Swarup Mishra has been reportedly hospitalized after getting ill. The vocal Ruto ally is currently in a hospital recuperating under the watch of medical doctors. The vocal lawmaker was expected to host the Deputy President in the coming days during the second in command tour in the Rift Valley region.
The residents of Miminji ward in Mbeere North, Embu county were in a somber mood today, during the burial of the victims who perished in river Thura. The accident occurred after a bus carrying 50 passengers overturned, falling into the river. According to reports from reliable sources, residents and family were assembled on time, to conduct a mass and bid their loved ones goodbye.
Today was the turn for Kajiado East to benefit from the County Government of Kajiado bursary and scholarships scheme. This term, the County Government is disbursing Sh 50 Million as part of the annual Sh 150 Million budget this year. This amount was Sh 40 Million in 2017, an amount that Governor Joseph Ole Lenku's administration has raised to Sh 150 Million a year.
More than 10 people have been reported dead after the vehicle they were traveling in was involved in a road accident. According to a post on their official twitter account, Ma3Route, an account that reports on various happenings across various roads in the country, noted that this accident took place along the Siakago-Gíkuyarí-Kirie road at the Thura Bridge.
Earlier today elders from Elwak under Mandera South Constituency held ameeting with the aim of choosing their preferred member of county assembly for Mandera South sub county in the next general election. Honourable Mohamed Ibrahim Issack is a young energetic man who is currently working with Safaricom and has potential to run for the seat to replace Disow Teno the current Member of County Assembly. He is abornified resident of Mandera by birth and he is currently seeking for Elwak South Member of County Assembly.
Deputy President William Ruto has today found the best opportunity for him to settle heavy political scores against his top political rival Raila Odinga over the violence witnessed at his rally in Kisumu County, Kondele Ward. Taking his rally to Uhuru's political bedrock, that is in Kiambu County at Gatundu North Constituency, the DP who has shown some signs of anger in him has tried to thwart Raila's effort in winning the hearts of those people from Mount Kenya.
Former Nairobi county governor and the Orange Democratic Movement party leader right Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga's political lieutenant Hon. Evans Odhiambo Kidero has today received like a king in his HomaBay county backyard during his HomaBay county gubernatorial campaign ahead of the 2022 general election. The embattled politician is currently in North Kabuoch, At Sesee's Resort, where he met with, HomaBay county ODM Party delegates from all the polling stations within the Ward.
Simba Arati is the current Member of Parliament for Dagoretti North Constituency in Nairobi county. He has shown interest in succeeding James Ongwae in the gubernatorial seat in Kisii County. Remember Ongwae will be exiting office after concluding his two terms. Arati has been campaigning in many wards in the region trying to seek support from the residents.
Image : Ruto's rally in Nakuru County Deputy President William is among the leaders vying for country's top seat. He has been campaigning round the country to consolidate his political muscles ahead of next year. On Thursday 25th November 2021, Dp Ruto who was accompanied by group of Senators, Members of Parliament and Members of County Assembly took their campaigns to Nakuru County.
Simba Arati is the current Member of Parliament for Dagoretti North. The politician has an interest in vying for the Kisii County gubernatorial seat. He has continued with his campaigns in the region in the recent months. Yesterday, Arati in the accompanied by Honorable Momoima Onyoka had an insightful conversation with the former ODM politician Samuel Omwando.
Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday toured Thika and Gatundu North constituencies as he popularized his presidential bid ahead of the 2022 general elections. The second in command was accompanied by a number of his allies, who criticized his opponents for turning Ruto an agenda of their meetings, yet they were yet to announce their presidential ambitions.
Latest news being reported is that a vocal politician is currently in custody after being arrested by Police officers in Nairobi. The politician is currently being held in Central Police Station over alleged illegal acquisition of funds from from a woman. According to renowned Standard Media Journalist, Ali Manzu, the Tenges Ward MCA has denied the claims.
Busia Governor, H.E Sospeter Ojaamong today morning at Akites village in Chakol North Ward condoled with the family of Halima Ajakait who died at the age of 116, making her the oldest living person in the world The Governor said very few people live to hit a century, adding that the late loved everybody.
Few who are asking question as to why Mheshimwa Mohamed Sheik Gabow exhaust his energy before the campaign period should know that "the early bird catches the worms," Team Reformist has begun their awareness campaign 9 months ago in slow pace. we had done much to cover large area of mandera South constituency, we neither uses choppers nor V8, our means of transport is a simple motorbike that carries one or two passengers, we don't use handouts to gather crowd but we uses ideas to win large crowd everywhere we visit.
Today elders from Elwak held ameeting with the aim of choosing their preferred member of Parliament for Mandera South Sub county in the next general election. Mohamed Sheikh Gabow is currently Principal Headteacher of Bohole 11 secondary school for the past three years. He is currently doing PHD at university of Nairobi and he promised the residents of Mandera South that he will deliver good service for them.
Earlier today the residents of Elwak under Mandera South have raised their concerns over queues at the bank, the bank is sub branch and the bank officials are few in number and their clients are more than expected. The cause of the queues are mainly those who holds hunger safety net programme bank accounts, replacement of cards, deposit or withdrawals that makes jam at the jam at the bank.
Earlier today, Khadija Alio an aspirant for the Elwak North Ward for Member of County Assembly seat was hosted on the Daandi Bosoontu show of STN Somali TV. During her appearance on the show, She outlined her opinions on her candidature and political, the situation of devolution in Mandera County and the developmental and socioeconomic situation in Elwak North Ward.