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BREAKING: Tycoon Basil Breaks Silence on Selling Land To Dp Ruto

Coast Tycoon and Former Taveta Member of Parliament Basil Criticos has finally confirmed to The Standard that he indeed sold off part of his land to Deputy President William Ruto who is now farming on it and raising crocodiles on it. According to the famous Tycoon, he sold the piece several years ago to the DP just before the second term campaigns.

  3 days ago ago
BREAKING: Tycoon Basil Breaks Silence on Selling Land To Dp Ruto

POLITICS

Kenya's Longest-Serving Female MP Who Has Never Lost an Election

On the Kenyan political scene, where female politicians are struggling to survive and compete with their male counterparts, Taveta MP Naomi Shaban has opposed all chances to win four consecutive elections. After going to parliament on a KANU ticket in 2002, Dr. Shaban has been unstoppable and seems to be enjoying her political life.

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Kenya's Longest-Serving Female MP Who Has Never Lost an Election

POLITICS

What Junet Mohamed Asked Vihiga Residents About DP Ruto That Made Them Reply 'Hawezi' - (VIDEO)

Screenshot of the video. Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition party is in Vihiga County where they are drumming up support for Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader and presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, ahead of the upcoming general elections in August. Speaking during the rally, Suna East MP Junet Mohamed revisited the news on a major Kenyan newspaper about Deputy President William Ruto owning 2500 acres of land in Taita Taveta County.

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What Junet Mohamed Asked Vihiga Residents About DP Ruto That Made Them Reply 'Hawezi' - (VIDEO)

POLITICS

DP Ruto Bows Down To Pressure Revealing How He Acquired 2,536-Acre Mata Farm In Taita-Taveta County

DP Ruto's ownership of several pieces of land has sparked numerous theories. The powerful man who owns some of Kenya's largest estates claims that all of his lands are legally held. DP Ruto addressed the matter of the 2,536-acre Mata Farm in Taita-Taveta County in Lamu, claiming actual ownership.

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DP Ruto Bows Down To Pressure Revealing How He Acquired 2,536-Acre Mata Farm In Taita-Taveta County

POLITICS

I was Given 2,500 Acres in Taveta by a Friend, DP Ruto Admits

Image: Courtesy On Tuesday, when campaigning on the Coast, Vice President William Ruto acknowledged that the contested land in Taita Taveta County is his. According to Dr. Ruto, former Taveta member of parliament Basil Criticos gave him the expansive farm. Ruto claims that Criticos gave him the land to assist him in repaying an Agricultural Finance Corporation debt.

  3 days ago ago
I was Given 2,500 Acres in Taveta by a Friend, DP Ruto Admits

POLITICS

DP Ruto Finally Reveals How He Acquired Huge Tracts of Land Which Had Been Claimed He Grabbed

Deputy President William Ruto has addressed the dispute surrounding his ownership of the 2,536-acre Mata Farm in Taita-Taveta County, stating that he legitimately owns the property. During a Kenya Kwanza economic event at Lumo Wildlife Sanctuary, the DP stated that he bought the land after helping former Taveta MP Basil Criticos pay off a loan owed to the Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC).

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DP Ruto Finally Reveals How He Acquired Huge Tracts of Land Which Had Been Claimed He Grabbed

POLITICS

Former Kibaki Minister On Course To Become The Longest Serving Female MP In The History Of Kenya

Taveta Member of Parliament Dr Naomi Shaban who is eyeing fifth straight term as an MP ( Photo Courtesy) She will go down the history books as one of the most consequential female politicians that Kenya has ever produced. In a colourful political career spanning over two decades, Taveta MP Dr Naomi Shaban is now keen to continue her political dominance that has seen her rise to the top of the game.

  27 days ago ago
Former Kibaki Minister On Course To Become The Longest Serving Female MP In The History Of Kenya

POLITICS

Relief To Dp Ruto as He Admits That The 2500 Acre Land in Taveta Was Gifted To Him By A Friend

On Tuesday, while campaigning along the coast, Deputy President William Ruto acknowledged that the controversial land in Taita Taveta County is his. Former Taveta member of parliament Basil Criticos, according to Dr. Ruto, gave him the large farm. Ruto claims that Criticos gave him the land to help him pay off a loan he owes to the Agricultural Finance Corporation.

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Relief To Dp Ruto as He Admits That The 2500 Acre Land in Taveta Was Gifted To Him By A Friend

SPORTS

Huge Blow To Dp Ruto As Ledema Says Ruto Uses Office To Force Renewal Of Lease.

As many renowned politicians recognize that they have been unable to serve the public for the past four years and must return to encourage their fans to vote again as the country prepares for the 2022 election. "You, William Samoe Ruto, utilized your position to demand the renewal of the 99-year lease in exchange for the 2500 acres of property.

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Huge Blow To Dp Ruto As Ledema Says Ruto Uses Office To Force Renewal Of Lease.

POLITICS

"Hii Uchungu Sana Kwa Baba" Basil Criticos Awarded Me 2,500 Acres Of His Farm, DP William Ruto Says.

The DP said he got the land after assisting former Taveta MP Basil Criticos to repay a loan he owed the Agricultural Finance Corporation during a Kenya Kwanza business summit at Lumo Wildlife Sanctuary (AFC). "I am also a Mata elder since I assisted the previous Taveta MP in repaying his AFC loan and he granted me a piece of land," he explained.

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POLITICS

Basil Criticos gave me 2,500 acres of his farm, said Deputy President William Ruto.

Deputy President William Ruto has spoken up on the controversy surrounding his 2,536-acre Mata Farm in Taita-Taveta County, stating he legitimately owns the land. Speaking at Lumo Wildlife Sanctuary at a Kenya Kwanza economic event, the DP claimed he got the land after he aided former Taveta MP Basil Criticos to settle a loan he owed the Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC) (AFC).

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Basil Criticos gave me 2,500 acres of his farm, said Deputy President William Ruto.

POLITICS

Major Boost For Long Serving Female MP In Kenya After Being Handed Direct Nomination

Taveta MP Dr Naomi Shaban ( Photo Courtesy) She has been in Parliament since 2002 when she defied all the odds to swim against the Narc wave to win the Taveta MP seat on a KANU party ticket. Now gunning for a fifth straight term in the August House, Dr Naomi Shaban's journey to Parliament has received a major boost after being handed direct nomination by the ruling Jubilee Party.

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Major Boost For Long Serving Female MP In Kenya After Being Handed Direct Nomination

POLITICS

Jubilee Gains Major Milestone As Longest Serving Female MP Rejoins The Party Ahead Of 2022 Elections

President Uhuru Kenyatta has gained a huge milestone in rebranding Jubilee Party after longest serving female MP turned up in KICC. This was during the Jubilee National Delegates Convention which saw a union of six political parties ahead of the 2022 general elections All this comes days after President Uhuru Kenyatta assured Kenyans that Jubilee Party was not dead and was to undergo a rebranding process.

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Jubilee Gains Major Milestone As Longest Serving Female MP Rejoins The Party Ahead Of 2022 Elections

POLITICS

Kalonzo Reveals He Will Hold A Rally In Taita Taveta This Afternoon.

On his Twitter page, Kalonzo Musyoka, who is one of Azimio LA Umoja's pals, said, "I'm looking forward to talking with you this afternoon in Taveta!". While the other supporters of Azimio LA Umoja, led by their leader Raila Odinga, are holding a gathering in the county of Mombasa.

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Kalonzo Reveals He Will Hold A Rally In Taita Taveta This Afternoon.

POLITICS

2 Governors, 4 Senators and Close to 15 MPs Throng Taita Taveta Grounds For Raila's Maiden Rally

Two vocal governors from the coastal region were among a group of leaders who flocked Taita Taveta grounds to receive Raila Odinga who has continued with hos tour of the Coast to popularize his agenda. The two governors Joho and Samboja have been on the forefront to campaign for Raila Odinga.

  3 months ago ago
2 Governors, 4 Senators and Close to 15 MPs Throng Taita Taveta Grounds For Raila's Maiden Rally

POLITICS

UPDATE: ODM Party Primaries Is Ongoing In Various Counties

Party primaries in various parts of the country are currently going on smoothly without any hitches, thanks to the introduction of digital voting, the first of its kind in the history of the existence of political parties in Kenya. On Monday this week, the exercise was held in Taita/Taveta and Kwale Counties where registered party members took part in the exercise and nominated their candidates for various elective seats to be contested in the August 9, 2022, general election.

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UPDATE: ODM Party Primaries Is Ongoing In Various Counties

POLITICS

John Bwire launch Free Clean Water Buzzer and Ambulance Service In Taveta Constituency.

Taveta Member of parliament aspirant, John Bwire, on 19th Feb, 2022 launched a Free Clean Water Buzzer and Ambulance Service to help residence in Taveta Constituency. Bwire who joined the list of aspirants who want to unseat the current mp Naomi Shaban in August 2022, reached residents with essential goodies including water buzzer and an ambulance which will be offering free services on demand.

  2 months ago ago
John Bwire launch Free Clean Water Buzzer and Ambulance Service In Taveta Constituency.

SOCIETY

One Suspect Arrested with Wildlife Trophies Worth Over 5M Recovered

Wildlife Trophies Worth Over 5M Recovered Wildlife trophies worth over Sh5 million were this afternoon recovered in Taita Taveta county and one suspect identified as Bakari Barisa, arrested. In an intelligence led operation conducted by a joint team of Serious Crimes detectives and their counterparts from the elite Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau, the 40-year-old man was seized in Taveta township trading in pangolin scales worth Sh5 million and elephant tusks with a street value of Sh400,000.

  2 months ago ago
One Suspect Arrested with Wildlife Trophies Worth Over 5M Recovered

POLITICS

Raila Promise To Elevate Taveta Into Economic Hub.

Odinga Yesterday ended his four-day Azimio tour in Coast with rallies in Taveta and Voi towns promising an economic liberation. Raila said Taveta,being a border post county, has the potential to change the region’s economy if well utilized. He pledged to convert Taveta into a vibrant economic hub by introducing a free market and reviving the Voi-Mwatate railway line for easy transportation of goods and farm produce to the port of Mombasa.

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Raila Promise To Elevate Taveta Into Economic Hub.

POLITICS

Another win for baba as Taveta MP joins ODM

The 2022 race is becoming tougher day in day out as politicians continue to align themselves with different parties. With the main contestant parties being Azimio LA Umoja and United Democratic Alliance, more politicians are seen to be defecting from one side to the other. Today 22 Feb, Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Party and Azimio at large has got a new strength after the vocal Taveta MP Ally Shabani joined ODM.

  3 months ago ago
Another win for baba as Taveta MP joins ODM