In the year 1975, Kenyans were treated to high octane drama featuring the then Kenya's vice president, the late Mzee Daniel Arap Moi, ministers and MPs, a humorous scenario which was staged at the parliament building. One John Keen (now deceased), the former member of parliament for Kajiado North Constituency was popularly known to be one of the boldest politicians with an hightened sense of bravery who was never shy of drama and controversy during his political career which records articulate lasted for a
Jimmy Kibaki Jimmy is the son of former President Mwai Kibaki. They both attended the prestigious St Mary's School in Nairobi where they became great friends. The Kenyatta's and the Kibaki's have maintained a close relationship since before independence. Mwai Kibaki is Uhuru Kenyatta's godfather and suggested the name Uhuru when the current president was born in October 1961. CS Fred Matiang'i The Interior CS was elevated by Kenyatta who delegated him to take charge of Cabinet meetings in 2019. In June 2019,
Born in the year 1936, James Kanyotu rose through the ranks, placing his name in an hitherto of untouched heights in the Kenya's political sphere. He was the Kenya's longest spy chief. He headed the Directorate of Security Intelligence (Special Branch) for a record-breaking period of 27 years, from 1965 until his retirement in 1991. The Kenyan military during Kanyotu's tenure as Head of Special Branch was highly infiltrated with spies at Kanyotu's suggestion. But despite Kanyotu staying awake for 72 hours to
Photo: Kenya's Second president Mzee Daniel Arap Moi(Source/Forbes.com). Kenyans will live to remember the events that transpired before and after 2007 elections.The country nearly sank to an abyss of lawlessness were it not the intervention of international community and willingness of Raila Odinga and Mwai Kibaki to bury their hatchets for the wellbeing of the country. Orange Democratic Movement(ODM) party candidate had staged a well spirited fight against PNU leader Mwai Kibaki who was seeking a second term
Photo: Kenya's second president Mzee Daniel Arap Moi with Mama Ng'ina Kenyatta (source/Citizen TV). Daniel Arap Moi will be remembered of his political ingenuity which enabled him to establish one of the longest rule in Kenyan history.As a typical African father,he nurtured and moulded a number of his 'sons' who have turned out to be political titans in the country. Of his political sons,Uhuru Kenyatta has already registered a success and sat on a seat Moi initially sat on.William Ruto is equally angling to
Photo: Kenya's first deputy president William Samoei Ruto(Source/William Ruto/Facebook). For decades now,tribal jingoism has played a determining role in Kenya's elections.Unless drastic measures are put in place to unpolarize this excessive patriotism,divisive politics anchored on hatred,suspicion and chaos will keep recurring after every five years.Interestingly,Building Bridges Initiative(BBI) report has a clause that aims to dissolve this(the practicality of this coming to pass is entirely on Kenyans shoulders).
Photo: Kenya's second president Mzee Daniel Arap Moi(Source/Star.co.ke). In the most African societies,children held a prestigious yet a promising position.Through them,the embers of the society was kept alive for this assured them generation longevity.Those who were childless were perceived to be the underdogs. Though Daniel Moi established one of the longest rule in the country,deep in his mind rested an idea that his tenure will one day hit a dead end and that he is supposed to do was to nurture,mold and
An exemplary trip down the memory lane landed on an eminent interview conducted by the Nation Newspaper on the month of February 2009. The person of interest in this context was the former Ikolomani Member of Parliament, Hon. Boni Khalwale. Khalwale brought to the public limelight details of his involvement in the famous 1982 attempted coup whose pivotal aim was to over throw the then president, the late Mzee Daniel Arap Moi. He articulated that during that time he was a first year student at the University
Today marked the first year after the demise of the iconic Kenyan National leader President Moi laid to rest. Being his first anniversary, many key politicians and leaders, conveyed at his home at Kabarak to pay him tribute. Amongst them were, President Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Amollo Odinga, Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka, Martha Karua famously known as iron lady amongst many more who laid praise on Mzee. The memorial ceremony of the late Mzee Daniel Arap Moi was led by President uhuru Kenya and Gideon Moi.
Leaders lashing insults at each other has now caused a heated debate online as many Kenyans condemn the act which could lead to another election war. The debate was aroused by Deputy President William Ruto's camp which has consistently launched attacks at the President after the president humiliated the DP reducing him to a spectator. The other day, two legislators from Tangatanga teared into the President and his mother lecturing them on how this country is not their own personal property. Oscar Sudi who was
Ever wondered why Kenyan police talk in a sluggish tone,many have wondered why,how.Police come from various tribal backgrounds but once a police man this accent must appear in one or two statements they makeafter thinking over and over , doing research and in my conclusion came with the following idea. During the late 80s to early 2000 The then Kenyan president Mzee Daniel Arap Moi was too keen on employing majority of policemen from Rift valley region,they were mostly the kalenjin communitiesthey dominated
Mzee Daniel Arap Moi wss the second president of Kenya,he led Kenya for 24 good years and died a year ago. The memorial service was held at his Kabarak home as several leaders as Hon.Kalonzo Musyoka and President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the memorial service. Some of the leaders who gave their speech said that the late Mzee Moi had a strength of character.Hon.Kalonzo said that the late Mzee Moi took some of them as their children,midwifed E.A.C rebirth and that they will mentor Sonko. Hon.Kalonzo Musyoka further
Second President of Kenya the Late Daniel Arap Moi.Source/Guardian A day like this in 2020, the country was met sad news over the passing of Kenya's second president Daniel Arap Moi. Baringo county senator and son of Kenya's second President Daniel Arap Moi,Gedion Moi has now emotionally described his father during the 1st anniversary since he died. Emotional Gedion Moi noted that apart from being a caring and loving dad, Mzee Daniel Arap Moi was a strict father. ''As we celebrate the first anniversary since