On Tuesday 28, September 2022, President William Ruto unveiled his Cabinet Secretaries that he will work with as he lands into top leadership as the first in command. President William Ruto succeeded the former President Uhuru Kenyatta following the expiry of Uhuru's tenure. However, as Details indicates by People's Daily, President William Ruto appointed the election Losers in United Democratic Alliance party to serve in his new government.
Today, 26th September, UDA party national chairman Johnstone Muthama hosted Polycarp Igathe's running mate Prof. Philip Kaloki at his Gigiri office in Nairobi. The meeting was attended by several leaders from Ukambani region led by Makueni UDA gubernatorial candidate Prof. Emmanuel Mutisya. " Unity of purpose" wrote UDA party national chairman Johnstone Muthama after hosting Philip Kaloki. Today meeting comes days after the former Nairobi Azimio deputy governor candidate lost his Makueni speakership bid to Douglas
The former prime minister Raila Odinga has now been implicated by the former governor of Nairobi, Evans Kidero, as one of the masterminds behind his defeat in the just-concluded Homa Bay Gubernatorial Race. Kidero, through the People's Daily Newspaper, stated that Raila specifically targeted his candidacy by urging voters to only elect the ODM's candidates in Homabay County in his comprehensive petition contesting Wanga's victory in the Homabay gubernatorial race. Additionally, the former City chief claimed
The August General Elections saw two counties Gubernatorial elections suspended by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission on the grounds that there had been a mixup with the ballot papers at the printing press in Greece. Picture courtesy. Martha Karua and Esther Passaris at the event. The ballot papers are not supposed to be opened before the day of elections and thus, there was no way of telling if there were errors with the ballot papers in the places where they were found.
Honourable Robert Alai has unleashed attack on the Azimio Nominated Mp John Mbadi for complaining about the decision by ODM to appoint different leaders to serve as minority leader. In a statement given by Alai to Mbadi, he claimed that the nominated politician cannot be a good leader if he does not agree to be led by others.
After taking over the leadership of the country from Uhuru Kenyatta one week ago, William Ruto is making changes in the government to have new workers who will help him deliver the promises he made to Kenyans during his campaigns to inherit statehouse. The new president is yet to name his cabinet secretaries and there has been speculations on who should hold which docket, a list of names has been established by the Star newspaper under consideration and it includes 9th August elections losers.
Kabogo meeting Tujibebe Wakenya party MCAs- elect. Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo held a consultative meeting with members of county assembly elected on the party's ticket ahead of their swearing in on Tuesday next week. Kabogo chaired the party members of county assembly elect caucus ahead of Tuesday swearing in.
The former Kirinyaga women representative Wangui Ngirici has reacted to invite to rejoin United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party led by the president - elect William Ruto after losing Kirinyaga gubernatorial seat to Anne Waiguru. "Welcome home Ngirici Wangui. You are still part and parcel of Kenya Kwanza.
Things seems not to be back to normal yet in Azimio after nominated mp John Mbadi who is also the former majority leader of the 12th parliament of Kenya has protested the nomination of Opiyo Wandayi as the majority leader of the national assembly. According to the list of names released by Azimio yesterday,Opiyo Wandayi is the majority leader and Junet Mohammed is the majority chief whip the position he previously held in the 12th parliament.
Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero and Homabay County Gubernatorial candidate has reacted to Orange Democratic Movement ODM party, of what he has called mistreatment of the Luo Community.photo courtesy "The Luo nation must be saved from emotional slavery, a political business cartel and blackmail by the six piece cultists who don’t give a damn about our development.
The chief justice of the republic of Kenya Martha Koome is yet to have peace with azimio ever since she read the supreme court ruling upholding the victory of president William Ruto. On Friday, the former prime minister Raila Odinga continued with his barrage of attacks on the judiciary singling out the chief justice whose decision he said was inspired by the devil.
In an ongoing gubernatorial petition challenging the victory of the newly elected governor of Homabay County, Gladys Wanga, Evans Kidero has claimed that ODM party top brass leaders contributed to the election malpractices during campaign period. The petitioner, Evans Kidero, allege that Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party hired goons who called themselves "men-in-black".
The Judiciary on Wednesday announced that more than 120 petitions had been filed by aspirants and voters challenging various results of the 2022 Gerenal Election. Among the more than 120 petitions are 12 gubernatorial election petitions which could be the most watched out in the coming days. Of the twelve Gubernatorial election petitions, I've singled out six of which I think would be the most fierce cases.
Since reading the Supreme Court ruling upholding President William Ruto's victory, Kenya's Chief Justice, Martha Koome, has been at odds with Azim. Raila Odinga, the former prime minister, continued his barrage of attacks on the judiciary on Friday, singling out the chief justice whose decision he claimed was inspired by the devil.
Orange Democratic Movement Chairman John Mbadi is dissatisfied with Azimio One Kenya Alliance's decision to reject him for the position of Majority Leader in the National Assembly. Yesterday, the alliance named Ugunja legislator Opiyo Wandayi as its candidate for the position. Mbadi, a nominated Member of Parliament, said in a statement that the decision was unfair, claiming that he had previously agreed to drop his gubernatorial bid for Homa Bay County at the request of the alliance's leaders.
Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka and Azimio deputy presidential candidate Matha Karua have stepped out heads high for the first time together since president William Ruto's inauguration on 13th of September. Both leaders together with the Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga failed to attend the Inauguration ceremony. The two Azimio leaders are currently in Mombasa county to attend the swearing in ceremony of the Mombasa county governor elect Abdulswamad Nassir.
The Azimio la Umoja One Kenya is bracing a tough time after losing presidential election. However, the consolation was on the fact that, it has majority of elected leaders in the national assembly. It is always a norm that before the beginning of house business members elect leaders both for majority and minority who are picked by respective party leadership.
It Will Be Unfair To Deny Me The Opportunity On Basis That I Am Nominated-Mbadi Cries Foul To Odinga
The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) nominated MP, John Mbadi, has cried foul after the Azimio team appointed Opiyo Wandayi, the Ugunja MP, as the Minority leader in the national assembly yesterday. According to Mbadi, he was asked to withdraw his gubernatorial ambition in the 2022 general election and he did so without demur.
Both former Nairobi governor Evans Odhiambo Kidero and former Kirinyaga women representative Whas gone to court to stop elections of their respective competitors. Evans Kidero was battling out the Homabay gubernatorial seat with Gladys Wanga who won the governors seat. While Wangui Ngirici was battling out Kirinyaga gubernatorial seat with Kirinyaga governor Ann Waiguru.Both of them rooting their cases on compromise of integrity of the IEBC county officials in their respective counties.
Nicholas Gumbo who is vieing for Saiya Gubernatorial position and his running mate David Ohito were attacked by rowdy youth in Bondo. The two were headed to the AZIMIO rally but there came to an end when they were confronted by these rowdy youth. After the attack, Nicholas posted on Twitter handle that, "The matter has been forwarded to the police for the goons responsible to be held accountable."