Being one of the most followed sports enthusiast or sports journalist, it is always a dream of such a parent to see his/her children shine across different sporting disciplines.This dream seems to have come true for Radio Jambo sports journalist Fred Arocho as his son Alvin Arocho recently departed for USA over the last few hours.This is after securing a 4 year soccer scholarship at the Bethel University in Tennessee, USA.
Deputy President elect Rigathi Gachagua has revealed that outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta has neither called nor congratulated President elect William Ruto since he was announced as the winner of the hotly contested 2022 Presidential election. He also stated what will happen if Uhuru fails to attend Ruto’s swearing in as the new president.
President-elect William Ruto with Azimio la Umoja leader Raila Odinga ( Photo Courtesy) A senior delegation from the United States of America has landed in Kenya as part of their stop on of a five-country Africa visit. This has been confirmed by new USA Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman.
As Kenyans, political and religious leaders continues to pressure the police and other investigative agencies to speed up the investigation of the death of Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission's Embakasi East returning officer Identified as Musyoka, new detail have emerged after government pathologist Mr Oduor conducted a postmortem to the body.
Raila Odinga and Martha Karua, have left Kenyans talking on different social media platforms. This is after they held a meeting with US delegates hours after Ruto held a meeting with the same people. According to the source, Raila was having a talk with the US delegates team which was leaded by US senator Chris Coons, a meeting that they have not yet disclosed what was all about.
As Kenyans continues to criticize the independent electoral and boundary commission chairperson Juliana Cherera over the figure she gave out on media during the presidential election announcement day, United States of America institute of Mathematics, have blasted her over her poor calculation. According to a local media station, Cherera disclosed that the total number of votes were announced by Wafula Chebukati exceeds by 0.01 percent of fourteen million (the total registered voters) which Cherera said amounted to 140,000 votes.
On Thursday, August 18, 2022, a middle-aged Kenyan woman who was a resident of the USA drowned while filming a live broadcast.Immediately after jumping into the pool, the woman identified as Hellen Wendy is seen in the video greeting her friends online via her Facebook profile.
The president will be in office upto the date when the new president elect William Ruto will be sworn in to office. According to a report by the statehouse comptroller Kinuthia Mbugua, preparations are on top gear to usher in the next president. If the supreme court do not nullify Rutos Election to the presidency the team preparing for the transition of power only have two weeks to complete the process as the swearing in will be done on August 30th.
Yesterday, the outgoing president of the republic of Kenya, hon Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta received a delegation of leaders from United States Of America, USA. This delegation was lead by Senator Coons and the US high commisioner to Kenya where they discussed various issues concerning the just concluded general elections.
The visiting USA senator for Delaware Chris Coon is expected to meet president Uhuru kenyatta, president elect William Ruto and Raila Odinga barely a week after the general elections. Chris Coon will meet the three influential individuals tl talk about the welfare of Kenya after conducting a peaceful election that saw Kenya go back to the normalcy as no post election tension has been witnessed.
To ensure credibility, transparency and fairness in the last concluded general election that was conducted in Kenya, majority of African countries and other unions like COMESA, IGAD and European union send their election observers to monitor what is going on in Kenya. When presidential results were officially declared on Monday 15th of August 2022 by the independent electoral and boundaries commission (IEBC), Azimio La umoja coalition under the leadership of Raila Odinga rejected the results as they cite many election malpractices that was done by the commission in favour of their opponents and they vowed to challenge the outcomes in the Supreme court.
USA Embassy Statements After Meeting William Ruto Thursday Morning and Raila Odinga in the Afternoon
Thursday morning a delegation from the United States of America embassy met with the newly crowned president Elect William Samoei Ruto at his Karen home. Alot was discussed including the region unity and also the bilateral ties. In a statement after the meeting the team took to its social media and wrote, "Senator Chris Coons-led delegation met with William Samoei Ruto, and discussed the US-Kenya strategic partnership, promotion of peace and security in the region, and ways to strengthen both our economies."
USA Delegation Holds Meeting with President Elect Ruto, Outgoing President Uhuru And Opposition Leader Raila
A Congressional Delegation from the United States led by Delaware Senator Chris Andrew Coons in the company of US Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman have paid a visit to three top politicians in Kenya. Ruto with the team, source files. The talks touched on the just concluded elections in the country and areas of cooperation between Kenya and United States.
The Deputy President elect Dr. William Ruto has today held a meeting with delegates from the United States of America even as he prepare for his inauguration which may come after the hearing and determination of a case that might be filed to challenge his election. The delegates led by the Senator of Delaware state Andrew Coons visited the outgoing Deputy President and held a meeting with him earlier today.
USA Embassy Statements After Meeting William Ruto on Thursday Morning and Raila Odinga in the Afternoon
A delegation from the US Embassy met with newly crowned President Elect William Samoei Ruto at his Karen home on Thursday morning. Much was discussed, including regional unity and bilateral ties "Senator Chris Coons-led delegation met with William Samoei Ruto, and discussed the US-Kenya strategic partnership, promotion of peace and security in the region, and ways to strengthen both our economies," the team wrote on social media after the meeting.
Raila Odinga lost for the Fifth time since 2002 in the general election. After Wafula Chebukati declared William Samoei Ruto as the 5th president of Kenya many East African countries have sent him a congratulatory message and wish him the best in leading the country. The deputy president also received a message from USA president through the US embassy in Kenya congratulating him
On Thursday, His Excellency the president-elect Dr William Ruto held talks with Congressional Delegation from the United States led by Delaware Senator Chris Andrew Coons. The Delaware Senator Chris Andrew was in the company of US Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman and they met the incoming Head of State at the Karen Office, Nairobi County.
Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga has met international community today. The international community Odinga met with included Congressional delegation of the United States senate and house of Representatives. Raila Odinga revealed this through his official Twitter handle earlier today. This comes just hours after William Ruto met the same delegates in his Karen residence earlier today.
Former National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has hinted through his official twitter page hours after US Senator Chris Coons Paid a Kenya's president elect Dr William Ruto courtesy visit in his Karen office in Nairobi County. According to him they discussed on the US-Kenya strategic partnership, promotion of peace and security in the region, and ways to strengthen economies.
William Ruto's running mate in this year's election and also the deputy president elect Rigathi Gachagua has raised concern over Uhuru Kenyatta's silence over William Ruto's win. Rigathi Gachagua is claiming that so far the outgoing president Uhuru Kenyatta has not uttered a word over the win of his deputy that was declared by IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati on Monday.