Former IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe has spoken candidly after one of her social media followers accused her of resigning from IEBC because of weakness. She is clear she must not be seen on such lenses for she did so to preserve her integrity and not because she feared anyone.
Former cabinet minister and opposition icon, Pius Henry Masinde Muliro ( Photo Courtesy) On August 10, 1992, opposition icon Pius Masinde Muliro left the country for the United Kingdom. At the time, the newly-formed opposition outfit, FORD, was on brink of disintegration as two rival factions clashed on the choice of presidential candidate.
Rael Aketch (left) and her mother Felisia. Photo: Courtesy It was a double tragedy for a family in Mwichina village in Khwisero, Kakamega County after two of their kins died mysteriously. Rael Aketch had gone to look for a source of livelihood in Saudi Arabia but was pronounced dead in unclear circumstances from the house she was working as a house help.
An ODM allied lawyer Mr. Donald Kipkorir has now heaped praises on the Odinga family for always showing compassion and solidarity with the families of the former two presidents Mwai Kibaki and Mzee Jomo Kenyatta. Kipkorir went down memory lane and stated how Jaramogi Oginga Odinga who is also the father of the ODM leader Raila Odinga declined a call by England to become the country’s first Prime Minister when the country was about to gain independence and demanded that Jomo Kenyatta be released first.
Laikipia County Woman Representative Hon Catherine Waruguru speaking in a past political meeting. Photo/Courtesy. Kenyans have reacted to Laikipia County Woman Representative Hon Cate Waruguru's claim that Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga was cursed by his father, therefore he cannot win presidency and he will not be voted in by Kenyans especially the residents of Mount Kenya region since President Uhuru Kenyatta is the had told them like that.
Since the demise of Legendary Luo politicians, Tom Mboya in 1969, Robert Ouko in 1990 and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga in 1994, Raila Amollo Odinga has remained as the most popular politician from the Luo community and therefore widely perceived as the Luo Kingpin. The ODM leader could however still remain in the position for years to come for three main reasons which I will explain;
DP A section of ODM lawmakers both from the national assembly and the senate have called on DP Ruto to resign following his imminent fallout with the incumbent Kenyan president, H.E Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta. According to Siaya senator who is also eyeing the Siaya gubernatorial seat, DP Ruto ought to follow what his precessors did if at all he is a veteran and honourable politician.
Deputy President has been on the headlines a couple of times for his claims of being sidelined by President Uhuru Kenyatta in executing executive duties. The response that has at many times come from the opponents is for him to resign if he feels sidelined. In their response, the opponents have cited an example with the first Vice President of Kenya, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga who resigned from the position of the Vice President on grounds of being by sidelined by President Jomo Kenyatta.
Entertaining Kenyan politics. Dynamics of a politician. Enterpolitrics Here comes babas shoes. A man in Kisumu develops a babas shoes with his signature name attached to it. The shoes was spoted on a Facebook post about 2 days ago. The student at Jaramogi Oginga university says he used locally made materials to make the good looking shoes.
RIP:Tragedy, 2 Students From Jaramogi Oginga University Dies Due To Fainting And Suicide Allegations
Photo courtesy Death cases and incidents among students from different learning institutions here in Kenya have been spearheading and reportedly vividly increasing day by day across different counties here in Kenya. Most of these deaths are spearheading due to certain factors which are associated with students stress and depression, accidents, diseases among others.
After three days of Kibaki’s body viewing in Parliament, the Members of Parliament were finally given the chance to pay their last respect to the former President Mwai Kibaki in a special parliamentary sitting. Members had five minutes each to pay their tribute to the country’s fallen hero however the speech by the Rarieda Member of Parliament Otiende Amollo stood out.
Raila Odinga and James Orengo are among the most successful politicians in the history of Luo Nyanza politics. They command a huge following and their political skills are in doubt. However, Raila Odinga and Siaya Senator James Orengo's political journey have been punctuated by a series of political betrayal.
Many of the history books have tried to describe the original beginning of Mwai Kibaki's national politics engagement.Much of the history is just a click away from the reader.Kibaki is a national figure whose success in leadership makes everyone fall in love with him. Some parts of history states that Jaramogi Oginga Odinga had travelled to Uganda to meet his closest friend Milton Obote who had just fought and won independence for Ugandans.Milton was to make a speech to the public concerning Uganda's people's congress party manifesto and at the arrival of Jaramogi he was given the written speech which he read and found it was nice.On inquiry of who structured the speech from Obote, Jaramogi was informed that the speech was written by a young Kenyan called Kibaki.On hearing this, Jaramogi asked for Kibaki and it is said that he offerd him a chance to be a partner of the new KANU party in Kenya.Through this,Kibaki got his way back to Kenya from Uganda where at that time he was serving as an assistant economics lecturer at the university of Makerere.
Kalonzo has been yearning to be Raila's Running mate even causing more tension in the Coaltion. So Raila decided to stop the tension by holding talks with Kalonzo one on one concerning the issues of running mate. According to IEBC, a running mate is to be named by 28th of April and Raila is in his crossroad on how to choose a running mate.
A third-year student at Jaramogi Oginga University of Science and Technology recently stormed the streets of Kisumu town with easter blessings. The young lady, a humanitarian, who goes by the name Sakina Eunice aka "Sakinnah De Labourer" left the street kids happy after a session of takeaways and packed edibles.
In the last few months many campus students have been reportedly gone missing only to be found dead. Perhaps we should have a conversation as a nation on the issues generally affecting the youths. Universities should be a cool place that only lightens up the youths to prosperity.
A prison officer has shot himself dead at Kisumu Maximum Prison famously known as Kodiaga on Wednesday night. The occurrence believed to be suicidal happened at about 11.15 pm. The male officer allegedly shot himself in the head at the main wall of the prison. Sources indicated that the officer in the rank of constable has been stressed for some time.
https://nation.africa/kenya/news/politics/inside-the-odingas-growing-political-empire-3763774 There is little doubt that the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga family is one of the most recognizable in Kenya's political arena. Mzee Jaramogi, Kenya's first vice-president, died in January 1994 and is widely regarded as the "Father of Opposition Politics" following a falling out with founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.
President Uhuru Kenyatta' relation Kung'u Muigai aforesaid as someone who has access to the president, he didn't will to expose him to the media. Kung'u noted he respects and supports the president, adding he solely answered a historical question regarding the 1969 GEMA oath.
President Uhuru Kenyatta's cousin Kung'u Muigai has claimed his endorsement of Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga as his preferred successor is his personal decision and is against their oath they made in 1969 under the patron of Jomo Kenyatta.Kung'u Muigai, the Kikuyu National Council of Elders patron said the head of state's move to support Raila Odinga was against the oath taken by the GEMA nation in 1969 and therefore, that decision should not include their family.