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Ruto, Gachagua go all out to win 'difficult' areas in Mount Kenya
Gachagua has given Kieni special focus to thwart Kanini Kega’s bid for third term. UDA is facing an onslaught in Mbeere South and Mbeere North constituencies.
By Ndung’u Gachane 11 days ago
Ruto, Gachagua go all out to win 'difficult' areas in Mount Kenya
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DP Ruto and the evangelicals: A look at UDA's strategy to bag church vote
William Ruto has received backing from two main church associations. The bishops said their decision was based on Ruto’s development track record.
By Ndung’u Gachane 18 days ago
DP Ruto and the evangelicals: A look at UDA's strategy to bag church vote
Kungu Muigai faults Uhuru Kenyatta for going against elders' deal
Muigai says Kalonzo Musyoka and Musalia Mudavadi declined to work with Uhuru in 2013. Claims president’s inner circle did not want him to honour MoU with William Ruto.
By Ndung’u Gachane 24 days ago
Kungu Muigai faults Uhuru Kenyatta for going against elders' deal
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David Mwaure: I'm the only presidential candidate who is not a project
Mwaure, a reverend and a lawyer is Agano party’s presidential aspirant. Candidate likens himself to the Biblical David who killed Goliath with a stone in a sling.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
David Mwaure: I'm the only presidential candidate who is not a project
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Divided altar as Uhuru, Ruto turn to clergy again ahead of elections
President explains his differences with the deputy president a month to the August 9 elections. The DP, seeking to succeed his boss, asks the clergy to support his bid for State House in the polls.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Divided altar as Uhuru, Ruto turn to clergy again ahead of elections
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I was ready to give up power in 2017 for the sake of peace, says president
The president hosted more than 1,500 clerics at State House, where he admitted that he had considered surrendering the presidency because he did not want more bloodshed.
By Amos Kareithi 1 month ago
I was ready to give up power in 2017 for the sake of peace, says president
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Is Moses Kuria a master schemer or tough politician who won't take chances?
Gatundu South MP returns to a warm embrace in Kenya Kwanza after raising a storm. Kabogo now casts a lonely figure in Kiambu as he sustains attacks on the Ruto-led alliance.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Is Moses Kuria a master schemer or tough politician who won't take chances?
Reject immoral leaders on poll day, church told
Catholic cleric tells voters to gauge candidates by their past deeds, vote for those who have a good track record. Wants those calling for abortion or legalising of drug use rejected.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Reject immoral leaders on poll day, church told
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The Rigathi Gachagua factor in growing discontent in Mount Kenya region
Small parties from Central Kenya feel threatened by UDA’s push for six-piece voting. Analysts say tussle between Gachagua and Kabogo boils down to succession politics.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
The Rigathi Gachagua factor in growing discontent in Mount Kenya region
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Raila Odinga wades into Keroche-KRA controversy
Azimio presidential candidate asks State to negotiate with tax defaulters, not shut down firms. Former premier promises to empower traders and expose them to 400m buyers in EAC.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Raila Odinga wades into Keroche-KRA controversy
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Show us coalition contract, Kenya Kwanza affiliate parties demand
They are accusing Ruto of withholding details of the coalition agreement that his party submitted to the Registrar of Political Parties.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Show us coalition contract, Kenya Kwanza affiliate parties demand
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Disquiet in Kenya Kwanza over Rigathi Gachagua's 'careless' outbursts
The Service Party of Kenya leader has also told off Gachagua for his six-piece voting idea. But the UDA running mate says he has no apologies to make for speaking his mind.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
Disquiet in Kenya Kwanza over Rigathi Gachagua's 'careless' outbursts
Ruto, allies say August polls a contest between the past and present
Kenya Kwanza coalition leaders have framed the August polls as a contest between the past and the present.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
Ruto, allies say August polls a contest between the past and present
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Martha Karua: The rise of the Iron Lady
Narc Kenya leader’s parents describe her as decisive, firm but obedient and respectful. Karua defended President Kibaki after the disputed 2007 elections and walked out on Moi.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
Martha Karua: The rise of the Iron Lady
UDA trashes Karua's nomination as Raila's running mate
Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen said the move was meant to confuse the region.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
UDA trashes Karua's nomination as Raila's running mate
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Leaders split on what Ruto's deputy choice portends for his camp
DP allies opposed to Mathira MP threaten to henceforth take a backseat in UDA campaigns. But Gachagua allies, mostly in Nyeri, welcome move saying party has rewarded loyalty.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
Leaders split on what Ruto's deputy choice portends for his camp
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Who is this man Rigathi Gachagua?
A vocal politician with deep pockets, the Mathira MP is loved and hated in equal measure. His political dalliance with Uhuru faded after the famous March 2018 handshake.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
Who is this man Rigathi Gachagua?
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Moment of truth for Mt Kenya's UDA affiliates
Parties in the region feel ANC and Ford-Kenya will benefit from seats at their expense. Their concerns caused a storm in Ruto’s camp leading to negations on Thursday night.
By Ndung’u Gachane 2 months ago
Moment of truth for Mt Kenya's UDA affiliates
New political parties law tamed nomination chaos, says registrar
Political players have now praised the new law for the less chaotic nominations and little or no fallout.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
New political parties law tamed nomination chaos, says registrar
Mt Kenya governor candidates go for women running mates to appeal the women vote
Most of the gubernatorial candidates have picked women in a bid to sway the women's vote but have been careful by ensuring that regional and ethnic balance is taken into consideration.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
Mt Kenya governor candidates go for women running mates to appeal the women vote
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When Raila Odinga climbed Mt Kenya without Uhuru
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya working with local leaders to woo the vote-rich region. In the latest tours, he has kept President Kenyatta at bay and inherited his foot soldiers.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
When Raila Odinga climbed Mt Kenya without Uhuru
Raila in Mt Kenya to quell Azimio zoning concerns
Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya Alliance presidential contender Mr Raila Odinga has defended their zoning strategy, saying it will avert vote splitting and self-cannibalism in allied parties.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
Raila in Mt Kenya to quell Azimio zoning concerns
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Raila spends a night at Sangare Hills to honour Kibaki
While insisting that he has faith in his Mt Kenya foot soldiers, the ODM leader vowed to cement Kibaki and Uhuru legacies.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
Raila spends a night at Sangare Hills to honour Kibaki
Bishop calls out politicians over use of toxic and abusive language
Archbishop Muheria asks the political class to emulate fallen President Kibaki. Prelate accuses politicians of hijacking the brotherhood and sisterhood of the nation.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
Bishop calls out politicians over use of toxic and abusive language
Othaya waits to bid farewell to its most famous son and leader
Former president to be buried next to his wife Lucy in his Othaya home. Burial service to take place at Othaya Approved School grounds where more than 15,000 are expected.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 months ago
Othaya waits to bid farewell to its most famous son and leader
Mwai Kibaki: The final bow (Photos)
The hearse escorted by the military travelled by road traversing Kiambu, Murang'a, Kirinyaga and Nyeri Counties to the Othaya Approved School Grounds
By Dennis Tarus 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki: The final bow (Photos)
The devolution goodies: How county projects have given Mt Kenya a facelift
Maragua town which before was a chang’aa hub got a facelift after the county set up a milk processing plant.
By Ndung’u Gachane 4 months ago
The devolution goodies: How county projects have given Mt Kenya a facelift
Central leaders spend millions on billboards to attract voters
A majority of Central Kenya leaders are seeking governor, senate seat. Some billboards cost over Sh100,000 every month.
By Ndung’u Gachane 4 months ago
Central leaders spend millions on billboards to attract voters
Mwangi Wa Iria keeps his cards close to chest in bid for top job
Murang’a Governor and Usawa Kwa Wote party leader Mwangi wa Iria has also been urging Mt Kenya residents to register to vote in large numbers...
By Ndung’u Gachane 6 months ago
Mwangi Wa Iria keeps his cards close to chest in bid for top job
OKA presidential candidate will shock Kenyans, Karua promises
Martha Karua says she is focused on her Kirinyaga governor bid and will work with the alliance for a better Kenya. [Mose Sammy, Standard]
By Ndung’u Gachane 6 months ago
OKA presidential candidate will shock Kenyans, Karua promises
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Give us running mate job, central leaders tell Raila
There has been intense lobbying for the running mate position with Peter Kenneth and Agriculture CS Peter Munya floated as possible names.
By Ndung’u Gachane 6 months ago
Give us running mate job, central leaders tell Raila
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Ruto, Gachagua go all out to win 'difficult' areas in Mount Kenya
Gachagua has given Kieni special focus to thwart Kanini Kega’s bid for third term. UDA is facing an onslaught in Mbeere South and Mbeere North constituencies.
By Ndung’u Gachane 11 days ago
Ruto, Gachagua go all out to win 'difficult' areas in Mount Kenya
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DP Ruto and the evangelicals: A look at UDA's strategy to bag church vote
William Ruto has received backing from two main church associations. The bishops said their decision was based on Ruto’s development track record.
By Ndung’u Gachane 18 days ago
DP Ruto and the evangelicals: A look at UDA's strategy to bag church vote
Kungu Muigai faults Uhuru Kenyatta for going against elders' deal
Muigai says Kalonzo Musyoka and Musalia Mudavadi declined to work with Uhuru in 2013. Claims president’s inner circle did not want him to honour MoU with William Ruto.
By Ndung’u Gachane 24 days ago
Kungu Muigai faults Uhuru Kenyatta for going against elders' deal
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David Mwaure: I'm the only presidential candidate who is not a project
Mwaure, a reverend and a lawyer is Agano party’s presidential aspirant. Candidate likens himself to the Biblical David who killed Goliath with a stone in a sling.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
David Mwaure: I'm the only presidential candidate who is not a project
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Divided altar as Uhuru, Ruto turn to clergy again ahead of elections
President explains his differences with the deputy president a month to the August 9 elections. The DP, seeking to succeed his boss, asks the clergy to support his bid for State House in the polls.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Divided altar as Uhuru, Ruto turn to clergy again ahead of elections
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I was ready to give up power in 2017 for the sake of peace, says president
The president hosted more than 1,500 clerics at State House, where he admitted that he had considered surrendering the presidency because he did not want more bloodshed.
By Amos Kareithi 1 month ago
I was ready to give up power in 2017 for the sake of peace, says president
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Is Moses Kuria a master schemer or tough politician who won't take chances?
Gatundu South MP returns to a warm embrace in Kenya Kwanza after raising a storm. Kabogo now casts a lonely figure in Kiambu as he sustains attacks on the Ruto-led alliance.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Is Moses Kuria a master schemer or tough politician who won't take chances?
Reject immoral leaders on poll day, church told
Catholic cleric tells voters to gauge candidates by their past deeds, vote for those who have a good track record. Wants those calling for abortion or legalising of drug use rejected.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
Reject immoral leaders on poll day, church told
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The Rigathi Gachagua factor in growing discontent in Mount Kenya region
Small parties from Central Kenya feel threatened by UDA’s push for six-piece voting. Analysts say tussle between Gachagua and Kabogo boils down to succession politics.
By Ndung’u Gachane 1 month ago
The Rigathi Gachagua factor in growing discontent in Mount Kenya region
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