A photo of Raila Odinga and his dad (Jaramogi Oginga Odinga) having a good time in Kampala, Uganda has surfaced online Pictorially, Raila is seen squatting in front of his dad and some men. The photo was taken in 1958 before Kenya got its independence. Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga was one of the political figures who will be remembered for helping Kenya gain its independence. During his heydays, he was a force to reckon with. In 1957, Jaramogi Odinga forsook his position as a King. Every tribe has its cardi
KANU Clears The Air Whether It Will Field Presidential Candidate Days After Gideon Moi's Declaration
The oldest party in the country, Kenya African Union (KANU) has come out clear on whether it will be fielding a presidential candidate in the 2022 general elections. This comes a day after it emerged that Gideon Moi declared that he wont defend his Baringo Senatorial seat in the 2022 elections thus speculations on whether he will be going for the top seat
When Kenyans talk of freedom, it rarely takes a minute before the name Dedan Kimathi passes by. How do you know Dedan Kimathi? Was Kimathi a Military or a Militia? Here comes the unknown facts about Dedan Kimathi Wachiuri. Dedan Kimathi Wachiuri was born on 31st October 1920 in Tetu nyeri. He grew up as any other child and joined karuria-ini primary school at the age of fifteen. During his primary studies, different with other children, Kimathi perfected his english skills which could later make him a writer.
Dedan Kimathi was a rebel field marshal fighting the British colonial authorities in Kenya during the Mau Mau rebellion of the 1950s.The violent rebellion remains a controversial part of Kenyan and British history.
Jaramogi Ojuma Oginga Odinga (1911-1994) was a Luo chiefman who became prominent national figure after Kenyan struggle for independence. After years of schooling i.e Maseno school, Alliance high school, makerere high School, he became a teacher in Maseno high and later join Kenya African Union (KAU) political party in 1948. Oginga, father to Raila, started Luo thrift and trading cooperation with incentives of uniting Luos across East Africa. His effort made him to receive recognition across the nation. Being
In 1947 Oginga Oginga won the central Nyanza African District Council elections. In 1948 he joined Kenya African Union (KAU) having been influenced by a Luo Union and KAU leader, Ambrose Ofafa. In 1957 and became the political spokesman of the Luo. The same year, he was elected member of the Legislative Council for the Central Nyanza constituency. He became the chairperson of AEMO formed by the eight African elected Members of the LEGCO. He with Mboya and Kiano formed the Kenya Independence Movement after
The Kenya African Union headquarters has today been raided by auctioneers seeking to recover debt worth eighty-six million.Word has gone round on social media after images showing Bloggers circulated people removing furniture from the premises on various platforms.Kenyans have had a lot to say concerning this since the party leader Gideon Moi remains one of the wealthiest politicians, and KANU has been in existence for decades.