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SOCIETY

Double Tragedy as Woman Dies While Trying To Rescue 7-year-old Son Who Had Been Electrocuted

Two people were electrocuted in a bizarre incident in Sofia village in Voi, Taita Taveta County. The two, a 32-year-old woman and her seven-year-old son were electrocuted on Thursday morning. Police said the boy was playing when he touched a metal grill forming part of the area.

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Double Tragedy as Woman Dies While Trying To Rescue 7-year-old Son Who Had Been Electrocuted

POLITICS

How Ditching Raila For Ruto Helped Ex-ODM Governor Land Powerful Government Job

Former Taita Taveta County Governor John Mruttu, who is now the chairman of the Agricultural Finance Corporation ( Photo Courtesy) Though he failed to bounce back and reclaim the Taita Taveta County Governor seat, but John Mruttu has something to smile about after his recent appointment by President William Ruto as the chairman of the Agricultural Finance Corporation.

  2 days ago ago
How Ditching Raila For Ruto Helped Ex-ODM Governor Land Powerful Government Job

TRAVEL

Top 3 Underrated Towns in Kenya in 2022

Kenya is blessed with an abundance of thriving urban areas which offer a diversity of experiences. Popular cities and towns like Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa, Kisii among others are some of the more reputable towns due to a number of factors raging from massive population, large urban spaces and high productivity.

  3 months ago ago
Top 3 Underrated Towns in Kenya in 2022

POLITICS

How Former Youngest Deputy Governor Made A Huge Gamble By Ditching Her Boss To Vie For MP Seat

Former Taita Taveta County Deputy Governor Majala Mlagui, who ran an unsuccessful race for Mwatate MP seat ( Photo Courtesy) When she was jointly elected with Granton Samboja in 2017, Majala Mlagui made her own history by becoming the youngest Deputy Governor in the country. At 26 years at the time of her election, the youthful politician set a record that would not be broken any time soon.

  2 months ago ago
How Former Youngest Deputy Governor Made A Huge Gamble By Ditching Her Boss To Vie For MP Seat

POLITICS

End Of The Road For Ex-Kibaki Minister Who Made A Huge Gamble Of Ditching Raila For Uhuru?

Former Taita Taveta County Senator Dan Mwazo ( Photo Courtesy) When Dan Mwazo was appointed to former President Mwai Kibaki's cabinet in 2012 in a mini-cabinet reshuffle, it all appeared that the then Voi MP was the next big thing in politics. Mwazo was officially thrust into the political limelight by his party leader, Raila Odinga.

  26 days ago ago
End Of The Road For Ex-Kibaki Minister Who Made A Huge Gamble Of Ditching Raila For Uhuru?

POLITICS

Ex-ODM Governor Who Ditched Raila For Ruto At Risk Of Disappearing Into Oblivion

Former Taita Taveta County Governor John Mruttu ( Photo Courtesy). During his time in office as Taita Taveta County Governor, John Mruttu rose to the position of Council of Governors vice chairman. This made him one of the most powerful county chiefs at the time. In 2017, however, his political star slowly by slowly started becoming dim.

  1 month ago ago
Ex-ODM Governor Who Ditched Raila For Ruto At Risk Of Disappearing Into Oblivion

POLITICS

CS Mvurya Launches Food Distribution on Behalf of President Ruto in Taita Taveta

Former Kwale Governor, Salim Mvurya was among CSs named by the president. After going through the vetting process successfully, he is now the Minister for Mining, Blue economy and Maritime Affairs in Kenya. Through a post on Mvurya's social media page, he has revealed that he is Tausa, Taita Taveta County where he will be launching food distribution on behalf of the President William Ruto.

  1 month ago ago
CS Mvurya Launches Food Distribution on Behalf of President Ruto in Taita Taveta

POLITICS

Kenyans left talking as another sitting Governors loses to an Independent Candidate

Taita taveta Governor Granting Samboja has finally lost his seat to an independent Candidate Andrew mwadime, in the just concluded August 9 elections. Samboja who has been a first time Governor failed to defend his seat on the Jubilee party ticket, after he only managed to garner a total of 23,701 votes against his rival and independent Candidate Mr Andrew Mwadime who garnered 49,901 votes.

  3 months ago ago
Kenyans left talking as another sitting Governors loses to an Independent Candidate

POLITICS

Azimio's Chance of Redemption After Humiliating Speaker Losses Ahead of CoG's First Meeting

After suffering humiliating losses characterized by betrayal in its bid to control both the Senate and National Assembly, the Azimio team has one more chance to redeem itself as council of governors ( CoG ) prepares to hold first inaugural meeting late next week. In the first meeting, the CoG is elected to elect its chair.

  3 months ago ago
Azimio's Chance of Redemption After Humiliating Speaker Losses Ahead of CoG's First Meeting

POLITICS

Raila's Strongholds Counties VS Ruto's Strongholds as Ruto Beats Raila With a Margin in Latest Poll

If elections were held today, latest Opinion Poll by Mizani Africa shows that 50.6% Of Kenyans would vote for the Deputy President William Ruto, 45.3% of Kenyans would vote for the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Ruto has given Raila a 5.3% margin. The Roots Party presidential candidate George Wajackoyah would receive 1.6%, David Waihiga would get 0.1% only.

  4 months ago ago
Raila's Strongholds Counties VS Ruto's Strongholds as Ruto Beats Raila With a Margin in Latest Poll

POLITICS

Azimio Alleges Voter Turnout in KIEMS Kits Different from Used Ballot Papers in Mt Kenya

Azimio coalition on Friday made allegations that more voters participated in the presidential election than any of the Governor, Senator, Woman Representative, MP and MCA races in the Mount Kenya region, terming it an indicator of election fraud. The ruling Jubilee Party is one of the parties in the Raila Odinga's Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition.

  3 months ago ago
Azimio Alleges Voter Turnout in KIEMS Kits Different from Used Ballot Papers in Mt Kenya

EDUCATION

A School Bus Crashes At The Josa Black Spot Between Wundanyi And Mwatate.

A school bus has crashed in Taita taveta County and several people are feared dead. The accident occurred at the Josa Black spot between wundanyi and Mwatate , It's said that the bus rolled several times. The bus is said to have ferried teachers who were from burial of one of them in kedaya.

  20 days ago ago
A School Bus Crashes At The Josa Black Spot Between Wundanyi And Mwatate.

POLITICS

"My Life Is In Danger" Taita Taveta Deputy Governor Cries For Help(VIDEO)

Immediately following the conclusion of the election campaigns, the Deputy Governor of Taita Taveta County came forward with the news that her life is in danger. Majala Mlagui stated to the press on Sunday that she is the target of assassination attempts because of the general elections that took place in 2017 and resulted in her being elected to office.

  4 months ago ago

POLITICS

It's a Neck To Neck Battle In Taita Taveta County As Gubernatorial Aspirants Seek County's Top Seat

The Taita Taveta County gubernatorial race has attracted a number of aspirants. The incumbent, Granton Samboja is also seeking his second term. However, looks like it's not going to be an easy task for him. The battle is very stiff and it's not easy to predict the actual winner.

  4 months ago ago
It's a Neck To Neck Battle In Taita Taveta County As Gubernatorial Aspirants Seek County's Top Seat

POLITICS

Latest Opinion Poll For The Taita Taveta County Gubernatorial Race.

Taita–Taveta County is an electoral county of Kenya. It lies approximately 140 km northwest of Mombasa and 380 km southeast of Nairobi. The County headquarters are located in Mwatate, which is central to the county. Like any other County, Taita is also represented by the governor hon Granton Samboja who was elected as the second governor in the county on august 2017 and also seeking for re-election in the county.

  4 months ago ago
Latest Opinion Poll For The Taita Taveta County Gubernatorial Race.

POLITICS

Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Wing Paints Raila Odinga's Stronghold Yellow As He Received a Wild Reception-VIDEO

Deputy President and the United Democratic Alliance party UDA party Dr. William Samoei Ruto's Kenya Kwanza coalition wing has today, July 20, 2022, painted the Orange Democratic Movement party leader and also the Azimio la Umoja one Kenya Alliance Coalition presidential candidate Rt Hon Raila Amolo Odinga's Political stronghold, Taita Taveta County yellow as he took his meet the people tour to the region to try and convince the people from the region to vote him as the next President of the Republic of Kenya.

  4 months ago ago
Ruto's Kenya Kwanza Wing Paints Raila Odinga's Stronghold Yellow As He Received a Wild Reception-VIDEO

POLITICS

Lists of All Elected Senator and their Parties

Here are the elected Senator for each and every county. Kwale County Issa Boy of ODM retained his seat with after garnering 52,772 votes . In second place was Antony Yama of UDA who got 41,762 votes. Faki Mwinyihaji has retained his Mombasa senatorial seat using an ODM ticket after geting 11,040 votes.He floored UDA's Hamisi Mwaguya who had 76,069 votes.

  3 months ago ago
Lists of All Elected Senator and their Parties

SOCIETY

Grief engulfed Mgeno area as seven victims of Kinango crash were laid to rest in emotional send-off

Grief engulfed Mgeno area as seven victims of Kinango crash were laid to rest in emotional send-off on Saturday July 16. The seven deceased were among the 21 passengers who lost their lives after the motorvehicle they were onboard collided with a truck along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway. The family members and relatives were enroute to Mombasa to grace the wedding ceremony of one of their family members before the incident happened.

  4 months ago ago
Grief engulfed Mgeno area as seven victims of Kinango crash were laid to rest in emotional send-off

POLITICS

"My Rivals Cease To Mentioning My 2,500 Acres Of Land" What Dp Ruto Fires Back To Raila

Can you really smack the president, Ruto? The Standard Deputy President William Ruto refuted claims made by the Azimio la Umoja brigade on Wednesday, July 20 that his ranch in Taita Taveta County was unlawfully taken. Speaking during protests in the cities of Taveta and Voi, Ruto said that he had the documentation to demonstrate that he had legitimately purchased the land.

  4 months ago ago

POLITICS

Sakaja and Waiguru Push For Council of Governors Chair

Saturday, September 10, 2022 –Race to succeed the 5th Council of Governor CoG Chairman Martin Wambora has picked up with two key figures already showing interest. Nairobi County Governor Johnson Sakaja and his counterpart Anne Waiguru from Kirinyaga County have both expressed their desire to lead the giant governors’ councils organization in the country.

  3 months ago ago
Sakaja and Waiguru Push For Council of Governors Chair