With President William Ruto having officially assumed office, there has been a lot of concerns among the public about the fate of top servants who were appointed by former president Uhuru Kenyatta to serve in different capacities, positions which fall vacant by default when a new regime takes effect.
Raila Odinga, the head of the ODM, came in third place and lost the presidential election on August 9. The defeat was his fifth attempt at winning the presidency since he first ran for office in 1997. Since 1997, the first year in which he did not make a bid for president was 2002.
These two presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Mwai Kibaki built Roads when their they were in their leadership. From 2003 to 2009, president Mwai Kibaki built 98.45 Km With Ksh 185 billion. The money president Mwai Kibaki was Ksh 185 Billion and He saw 2.300 Km o roads upgrade.
Former president honourable Mwai Kibaki is among the heads of state who will be greatly missed by Kenyans. He was development oriented leader who could speak less during public functions but his legacy will be greatly remembered. His focus was mainly to improve our economy and open up new infrastructural development in Kenya.
History has a very funny way of repeating itself especially in the world of politics.Take for instance back in the year 2002 here in Kenya.The then president Daniel Arap Moi was retiring and had endorsed a then young Uhuru Kenyatta to become president and succeed him.He was so much against Mwai Kibaki who had been his first vice president.Despite this,Mwai Kibaki ended up winning the general elections and Moi had no option but hand over the power to him even though he did not want to.Fast forward to this year which is 20 years later,Uhuru Kenyatta has found himself in the same dilemma that Daniel Moi was in.Uhuru as the president was so much against his vice president William Ruto.He supported his arch rival Raila Odinga to become president and succeed him.Despite this,William Ruto ended up winning the elections and Uhuru whether he likes it or not will hand over power to him.
The late Mwai Kibaki, Kenya's third president, finally let his children know what was in his will. After a protracted illness, the former head of state passed away on April 21, 2022. At the time of his death, Kibaki was admitted at Nairobi Hospital.
Bad news to President-elect William Ruto as world bank releases a Report on unemployment rate in Ken
The number of unemployed Kenyans has doubled since 2013, when the departing president, Uhuru Kenyatta, succeeded the then-deceased President Mwai Kibaki. The report reveals that when Uhuru Kenyatta assumed power in 2013, the unemployment rate stood at 2.8%, compared to the current rate of 5.7%.
Since the republic of Kenya attained it's independence, the swearing-in ceremonies of all the four presidents have been colourful. As Kenyans await the Tuesday inauguration ceremony of the president-elect William Ruto, here are some of the photos of the past oath-taking ceremonies of the four presidents.
Specifics Show How Kibaki’s Last Will Prevented Relatives from Receiving His Estate. The children of Mwai Kibaki, the third president of Kenya, have received a copy of his will. After a long illness, the former head of state passed away on April 21st, 2022.
Michael Ndonye, a political analyst and commentator, says that the Luo Nyanza region is likely to vote for a presidential candidate from outside the region in 2027. This is unethical.Since the early 1990s, the region has continuously backed one of its own, Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga, with the exception of 2002, when the region was directed to support former President Mwai Kibaki by the former prime minister.
Many consider Baba Jimmy to be the best president Kenya has ever had. Immediately after his death, Kenyans were eager to know the beneficiaries of his will since it was believed that he had many assets. The former chief boss was expected to give every member of his family a lion's share, but it was soon realised that the children's spouses did not even get a penny.
[Photo|Courtesy] Leadership comes with a cost and becoming a President of a Country comes with great responsibilities. As we witness leadership change from one president to another, one can't help but notice that President Uhuru Kenyatta has really aged compared to when he took the leadership mantle from his predecessor the late President Mwai Kibaki.
The late Mwai Kibaki, Kenya's third president, finally let his children know what was in his will. After a protracted illness, the former head of state passed away on April 21, 2022. He was receiving care at the Nairobi Hospital when he passed away.
The late president Mwai Kibaki left all his wealth to his blood line beneficiaries, leaving out his children's spouses and life partners. In his will, late Kibaki maps out how his wealth will be distributed and managed through a holding company. His net worth however remains a heavily guarded secret.
Politics is all about positioning yourself well such that you can easily get to what you want.For instance take a look at our three former presidents that is Daniel Moi,Mwai Kibaki,Uhuru Kenyatta and now William Ruto.All except Uhuru were vice presidents a position that was so close to power.Uhuru on the other hand was a deputy prime minister during the Coalition government from 2008 to 2013 a position that was also close to power.With Ruto now as the president,many politicians are already strategizing and positioning themselves well to succeed him.Rigathi Gachagua is second in power and command as he is the deputy president.Moses Wetangula was voted in as the national assembly speaker yesterday.In this position,he is now the third in command after the president and his deputy.Between Wetangula and Gachagua,it's Wetangula who has more political experience and also many supporters countrywide.He is the most suited to succeed Ruto after his time is up.If not become the president,atleast he can become the deputy president in the near future.
H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta's age of 60 may be considered young in politics, given that former presidents such as Daniel Moi retired at the age of 78, and late president Mwai Kibaki retired at the age of 81. Many experts have weighed in on what Kenya's fourth president, Mr Kenyatta, can do after leaving State House.
Since 2013, when the leaving president, Uhuru Kenyatta, succeeded the then-deceased President Mwai Kibaki, the number of unemployed Kenyans has doubled. According to the research, the unemployment rate was 2.8% when Uhuru Kenyatta took office in 2013 as opposed to the 5.7% it is now.
Kenya Vision 2030 (Swahili: Ruwaza ya Kenya 2030) is the country's development programme from 2008 to 2030. It was launched on 10 June 2008 by President Mwai Kibaki.  Its objective is to help transform Kenya into a "newly industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens by 2030 in a clean and secure environment.
Outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted the incoming president William Ruto at Statehouse on Monday ahead of the inauguration ceremony on Tuesday. The two who have shown clear differences in the political field shared light moments together as they had to meet before the Ceremony. The current president and deputy president and their spouses toured the house at the hill as it is just a matter of hours for its occupants to change.
President-elect William Ruto will be confirmed on Tuesday one week from now as the fifth President of Kenya. Ruto came out on top in the race against Azimio flagbearer Raila Odinga. Odinga has gone five fruitlessly endeavors in his excursion to the state house having lost the rush to William Ruto, Uhuru Kenyatta, Mwai Kibaki and Daniel Moi.