With just few months to next years general elections, will President Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto reunite for peaceful elections? A number of leaders are calling on the Deputy President to dissolve his newly found party UDA as he is part of the ruling party Jubilee. The leaders also added that DP should stop challenging the failures of Jubilee after the 2018 ha shake between the President and chief opposition leader Raila Odinga.
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party is headed nowhere and will soon collapse, allies of President Uhuru Kenyatta from the Mt Kenya region now say. The party, which is being associated with Deputy President William Ruto, seems to have taken the region by storm, with more area leaders leaving the ruling Jubilee Party and joining it.
Photo: Section of Mount Kenya region leaders. The National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has been an epitome of divisions from the Mount Kenya region. After being installed as the region's spokesperson, other leaders led by Anne Waiguru, Lee Kinyajui, Mwangi wa Iria and Peter Munya said that they don't recognize him as their spokesperson.
Photo|Courtesy The race to State House has been undoubtedly marred with hate speech and disrespectful remarks against other leaders. Politicians have been hurling political arrows at each other as they publicly correct some mistakes done by various leaders. While some attacks seem professional and founded on clear rationale, others are characterized by baseless rumors meant to politically destroy the targeted individuals.
The Jubilee party has been rocked with wrangles lately, with the ruling party being on the verge of collapsing, few months after vanquishing Dp Ruto and his allies from the party. And now as per NTV Kenya, Mount Kenya East leaders have spoken of abandoning Jubilee Party, as the 2022 elections near.
Deputy president William Ruto is among the many Kenyan leaders who have openly showed sone defiance in terms of supporting the controversial Building Bridges Initiative report. He has managed to gather his footsoldiers who have also indicated that the report which has the blessings of the president and his handshake partner Raila Odinga is not beneficial to Kenyans. However, he has suffered a huge blow after two of the members of Parliament who support him said that they will be drumming up support for the report
DP Ruto is currently having a headache picking his running mate for the 2022 presidential elections. It is so complicated for the second in command, that picking the wrong running mate might vanquish his Mount Kenya region political base. And now local political analysts have identified the preferred running mate for DP Ruto ahead of the 2022 elections.
President Uhuru Kenyatta spearheaded the launch of the signatures collection exercise last week. The exercise is taking place in all parts of Kenya. The exercise is being led by local leaders especially members of parliament and Members of the County Assembly. In Mt Kenya East region that is mainly inhabited by Ameru, Mbeere and Aembu communities. The region has more than eighteen members of parliament. The three Governors from the region came together yesterday to launch a signature collection exercise. The
Six senior regional security team survived a police chopper after it crash-landed at Kaithe village on Saturday morning. The helicopter crashed on trees after it had taken off from Embu –the Eastern regional headquarters. The six among Eastern Regional Coordinator Isaiah Nakoru and Regional Police Commander Lydia Ligami was headed to a peace meeting at Badanrero in Marsabit County. Two warring communities from Wajir and Marsabit counties clashed after heads of cattle were stolen sparking clashes. The ill-
Two MPs from Meru have urged the government to allow learning to resume in September, saying prolonged stay at home was hurting students yet the Covid-19 situation was not changing. Imenti Central’s Kirima Ngucine and his Imenti North counterpart Rahim Dawood said children spent most of their days loitering and exposing themselves to various risks, arguing that being in school was safer. They however want only children from Class Four all the way to tertiary education students allowed back to school and strict
The deputy President of the republic of Kenya honorable William Ruto has been facing a lot of opposition from the ruling Jubilee party of late. President Uhuru Kenyatta has been conducting a purge in the party and those who have been the most affected are the close allies of the deputy President. Honorable William Ruto was dealt with another blow after another legislator who was believed to be on his side joined President Uhuru Kenyatta’s brigade. The Standard Newspaper reported that honorable Rahim Dawoo
The Mt. Kenya region seems to be gaining rifts politically, with the latest one being Mt Kenya East leaders expressing their desire to step away from jubilee party and create their own outfit so as to gain more clout and bargaining power ahead of the 2022 general elections.
A motor cycle operator kicks off a journey with his client. Photo, file. Trying to show expertise in a life and death situation is not advisable. In Meru, the body of a 22 year old man who slided into Kathita river has been found. According to residents quoted by the Star newspaper, residents retrieved the body of a 22-year-old from the River. The area member of Parliament Hon Rahim Dawood who mobilised the county Emergency response team and the men around said he was happy the body was found at last. He ho
8Mt Kenya leaders and adherent supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta have delivered bad news to the BBI team citing betrayal and revenge in the Building Bridges Initiative process.
Deputy President William Ruto has suffered huge blow in his mission to oppose the building bridges Initiative after two Members of Congress from Meru County declared their unwavering support for the BBI and promised to mobilize residents to vote in its favour. According to the star, Imenti North MP Rahim Dawood and Imenti Central counterpart Kirima Ngushine promised to mobilise Meru people to support BBI. Dawood said he was impressed by the proposal to increase constituencies as this means more NG-CDF funds
Leaders from the Mt Kenya region now say that there is a plot to tamper with the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, popularly known as the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) bill, to deny the region the new constituencies it is set to get.
As the 2022 general election nears, political realignments and defections continue to take place. A number of of politicians have declared interest in the county's top most seat as president Uhuru Kenyatta nears his exit. The country has been divided in to two major coalitions. One that is led by the defiant deputy president of the republic of Kenya Dr. William Samoei Ruto and that of handshake led by president Uhuru Kenyatta and the former prime minister and party leader for Orange Democratic Movement party.
Details have emerged about a meeting organized by Jubilee Party legislators and governors that was set to happen on Saturday, 9th January to discuss on the impact of the Senate Majority Whip Irungu Kangata’s letter to President Uhuru Kenyatta. Photo: President Uhuru Kenyatta(left) and senate chief whip Irungu Kangata/Twitter According to reports, about 50 MPs and governors were holding a meeting in what is being described as an attempt to reconcile the “deep State” actors and the political class. According
The deputy President, honorable William Ruto is one of the top politicians who is at the fore front in opposing the Building Bridges Initiative. He has even made his TangaTanga legislators to also oppose the BBI agenda. The deputy President got some major blow after some two members of Parliament who are his close allies promised that they will support the BBI. The Star Newspaper reported that the Member of Parliament of Imenti North, honorable Rahim Dawood said that he will support the BBI because of some reasons.
Since the launch of Collection of Signatures by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his handshake partner Raila Odinga at KICC,the process has made tremendous move. The secretariat has already revealed that they have collected a good number of signatures and they are confident that they will reach four Million signatures by the end of the exercise. Unfortunately, worrying news have been reported in Mt Kenya where we expected the exercise to go on well since it is a stronghold of President Uhuru Kenyatta. According