The former Gatanga member of Parliament and a former presidential aspirant Peter Kenneth is a banker by profession and a well known politicians in the country. Beside politics he is a family man and a proud father, he has however, managed to keep his family away from the limelight but only came out when he was aspiring to take the top seat in the country.
The race to succeed president Uhuru Kenyatta has elicited a mixed reactions as the top leaders in the country have emerged with various promises to the people. On the same note the position of deputy president has also given them a very tough headache as regional balance must be factored in the process of choosing a running mate.
Mourners. Photo/ courtesy. There was a somber mood in Gatanga in Murang'a County during the burial of a middle aged woman who had succumbed while giving birth. Stella Njeri Macharia, 30, whose body was laid to rest yesterday at her parents’ compound was attended by hundreds of mourners.
Even though the former prime minister Raila Odinga is yet to make public the person he would wish to be his running mate, his vigorous political activities especially in Mount Kenya region suggest that the person is likely to come from the region. This has made different political analysts and others professionals to predicts the specific person among the political heavyweights from Mount Kenya with higher chances of deputising him.
Nominated MP Maina Kamanda has admitted that there indeed has erupted intense infighting among Mt Kenya allies of ODM leader Raila Odinga regarding who should be his running mate next year. This comes at a time when the former Premier is under pressure to pick his deputy from the region, with pundits arguing that he must cave in to the pressure for the sake of the vote it has to offer.
Details indicate that much could be happening behind the scenes with regards to the picking of ODM leader Raila Odinga's presidential running mate. The leader is expected to pick his possible Deputy President from the Mt Kenya region, as a way of maximizing his chances of getting the region's vote.
There were tears in Gatanga Murang'a county yesterday as a 30-year-old woman identified as Stella Njeri was burried. Stella who was a follower of the Church of God died after refusing to be attended to by doctors while delivering her child since it's against the rules of their church.
Reactions has sparkedin the media after a couple who was reported missing at the Jomo Kenyatta International airport during their way to Iran. Stella Waithera and her Iranian beloved husband Mr Ahmed Golabi were reported not to be traced on September friday 24th last month. According to the reports, it has been revealed that they were arrested by the anti-terrorism police unit in the airport.
Opinion poll conducted by Mizani Africa has shown that Deputy President William Samoei Ruto’s close ally from Kandara Constituency will be re-elected in next years general elections slated for August 9th 2022. Several individuals have shown their interest in the Parliamentary seat in the upcoming General elections.
While accompanying the Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga at a church service in Naivasha, Former Gatanga Member Of Parliament Peter Kenneth, has blatantly appeal to residents of Mt Kenya to elect leaders who are are full of humility. However, according to Kenneth, they should be very careful not to elect people with fake humility and always behave like a cat that want milk.
A lady in Murang'a county, Gatanga lost her life after she reportedly refused to go to a hospital to deliver. According to news reports, the lady Stella's Njeri Macharia, 30, passed on at her own house while giving birth. It has been revealed that she was supposed to under go a cesarean section (CS).
The body of Stella Njeri Macharia was laid to rest in Kirathani village, Gatanga Constituency, Murang'a county. Large congregation and crowds of people from the area had gone to witness the burial service that was presided by the church preacher. The church leaders praised her as a strong believer who was a strict follower of her religion and their beliefs.
Former Gatanga member of parliament Peter Kenneth and ODM party leader Raila Odinga. Mount Kenya region is considered the epicenter of the Kenyan politics especially for the presidential race in the upcoming general election. Many Political leaders are trying to gain the mountain votes by reaching out to different leaders in the region for their support.
The former prime Minister Raila Odinga had some tough times in Meru after a crowd he tried to address started chanting Ruto amid his famous Tialala na Tibim slogans. In a clip shared by the Nation, the former prime Minister Raila had some tough times after the huge Meru crowd turned against him.
Fresh details have given a hint on the role former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth will play in ODM leader Raila Odinga's camp as he prepares for his fifth shot at the presidency in next year's general elections. Kenneth has for a long time since 2018 been seen working with the former Prime Minister, and has repeatedly been mentioned as one of the people likely to be fronted as his running mate next year.
Former Gatanga Member of Parliament Hon Peter Kenneth has made a bold admission about Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Hon Raila Odinga on why he is the best suited to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta. His sentiment comes after a section of Murang’a County leaders urged Raila Odinga to choose the former Gatanga legislator as his running mate in order to ensure he consolidates support from the vote-rich region.
Leaders from the Mount Kenya region have been pressing for one of their own to be on the presidential ticket as running mate. Peter Kenneth. The choice of former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth as Raila's possible running mate was first mooted by operatives at the Jogoo House Office of the President last year but it failed to gain traction.
As the 2022 elections are looming day by day, voters all over the nation are very seriously waiting for who will the presidential candidate's choose to deputize them. The two main presidential candidates - William Ruto and Raila Odinga are now focusing on the voter rich mount Kenya region to gain their support to help them clinch the top seat.
A robbery suspect, Joseph Karanja, was on Wednesday night torched alive in Gatanga, Muranga county, a police report from the DCI says. In the recent days there has been an increase in robbery in the area as the residents explained. The 30-year-old has reportedly committed the crime on Tuesday night before going into hiding as angry residents searched for him.
A pit toilet in which the suspect was scorched alive after supposedly submitting a theft and stowing away from local people who were following right after him. A burglary suspect, Joseph Karanja, was on Wednesday night burnt alive in Gatanga, Muranga district, a police report from the DCI says.