Today it's all about voting, go out to town and meet a silent, crowd and traffic free town, every one is out there casting their votes hoping their preferred candidate clinch the win. Uhuru and his family have also not been left out on the same.
The wife of Kenya's president is known as the country's first lady. Margaret Kenyatta, the wife of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who assumed office on April 9, 2013, is the nation's current first lady. In light of the foregoing, we examine old photographs of the next two likely first ladies of Kenya, Idah Odinga and Rachel Ruto, in the wake of Tuesday's general elections.
It is said that everyone in the world has a twin. According to the dictionary, a doppelgänger is a non-biologically related look-alike, and surprisingly almost everyone has someone who looks just like them. In Kenya, there are several celebrities who could be mistaken for twins.
A stone in Vihiga has been believed to represent Jesus Christ's presence after it displays unique features. The stone, however not so big, is immovable, whether by human being or by machines! Citizens and christians around the place hail it, saying it is a representation of Jesus Christ.
President Uhuru Kenyatta today held a thanksgiving ceremony in statehouse in anticipation of his exit come August 9th polls. It's clear his tenancy in statehouse is coming first as per the constitution. Uhuru Kenyatta and first lady Margaret Kenyatta are expected to pack off by packing their belongings ready to exit and go home immediately Kenyans elect their new president.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Margaret Kenyatta were met at the polling station with Excitement from the voters who had already lined up to cast their votes today in one of Kenyas most sought out elections. The head of state arriving some few minutes past 10 AM with his able security details who escorted him to the tallying centre where he greater those in the line before being given his papers to cast that vote and elect a new leader for the new poll.
The president and first lady Margaret Kenyatta attended a Thanksgiving gathering today. The president's term in office is obviously over because there are only a few days left until it ends. Although the gathering took place in secrecy with a low-key ceremony, prayers and celebrating Uhuru's victories were at its center.
Report indicates that First Lady Margaret Kenyatta voted at St Mary's School polling station in Lavington, Dagoretti North Constituency in Nairobi City County. However she was spotted in a windcheater jacket that impressed many people across the country. Shockingly, president Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta surprised Kenyans with same jackets.
Are first lady's always paid by the government? This is a question that most Kenyans ask themselves. Now, it has been revealed that they have always been paid by the government, but then the payment takes effect upon the death of the sitting president. That is as per mama Ngina Kenyatta who is wife to first president Late Jomo Kenyatta.
First lady Margaret Kenyatta has noted that she will continue with her charity work through her beyond zero initiative beyond her term in office. The first lady noted that beyond zero will continue engaging on its partnership to always address gender inequality, maternal health, and support for children with disabilities as well as other vulnerable groups.
Photo: Courtesy President Uhuru Kenyatta has denied claims that he has opponents in the ongoing general elections. In a press briefing shortly after casting his vote, the President said that he has no political opponent. He was responding to a question asked by one journalist in the briefing who asked him to share his opinions about the elections between his preferred candidates and his 'opponents'.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and the first family has already casted his vote at Mutomo primary school in Gatundu South Constituency, Kiambu county. The head of state was accompanied by first lady Margaret Kenyatta, former first lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta and other family members. While speaking with the media after casting his vote, president Uhuru Kenyatta thanked the electoral commission for preparing adequately for the process.
The first lady Margaret Kenyatta has spoken ahead of her husbands retirement from office and vacation from statehouse. According to the first lady, she will continue with her social programmes including the beyond zero campaign for it's an idea she has indeed seen change the lives of many more so the ordinary women across the country.
On August 9th, 17 days before the elections, Kenya's first lady, Margaret Kenyatta, discussed her plans to leave the statehouse. In the words of the first lady, she intends to continue her efforts to support various groups after leaving the capital since she is a person who has a great deal of passion for issues impacting women and children.
The head of State has already arrived at Gatundu South Polling station to cast his vote. His arrival coming just minutes after Mama Ngina Kenyatta also cast his vote in today's elections which had been taunted as one of the most competitive in recent days since independence. The head of state was accompanied by the first lady Mama Margaret Kenyatta who also is a voter in the same area.
The first lady Margaret Kenyatta has made a major announcement concerning the August 9th polls. She is clear though her husband is headed for retirement as they exit statehouse, she would continue with some of her key programmes especially the beyond zero campaign. Here is a link: https://twitter.com/KTNNewsKE/status/1550870891663425536?s=20&t=lhLresrFQGh5CW6AMHgewg
Kenyans across the country have today, Tuesday 9th August, turned out in large numbers across the country to cast their votes in this year's general election. (Photo, Courtesy) Various leaders have already turned out to cast their votea including those aspiring for elective seats across the country.
Reports of President Uhuru Kenyatta starting to move his personal property out of state house emerged online eliciting mixed reactions among Kenyans. According to reports, President Uhuru Kenyatta who is the most powerful person in Kenya and the chief commander of the armed forces has been in the state house for ten years.
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and President Uhuru Kenyatta made their way to the voting location at Mutomo Primary School in Gatundu South earlier today. He then followed the poll worker's instructions; depositing each ballot paper in the appropriate ballot box at each stop in the polling place.
The President of the Republic of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta together with his wife Margaret Kenyatta recently held farewell to their State House staff on Sunday as his exit is approaching. This was a special thanksgiving and interfaith prayer where Uhuru congratulated his staff for making his ten years in the office to be successful.