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Mt Kenya restive as Gachagua and Karua trigger kingpin politics
Whoever takes Uhuru's mantle will have the task of uniting the community that has been politically homogeneous since the days of their former kingpins, Mzee Kenyatta, Mwai Kibaki and Kenneth Matiba.
By Jacob Ng’etich 19 days ago
Mt Kenya restive as Gachagua and Karua trigger kingpin politics
Kenyans in diaspora campaign for Raila Odinga
A group of Kenyans in the Diaspora have embarked on vote hunt for Azimio la Umoja presidential candidate Raila Odinga.
By Jacob Ng’etich 20 days ago
Kenyans in diaspora campaign for Raila Odinga
Chief Minister: A poisoned chalice?
Musalia Mudavadi and Kalonzo Musyoka would come into government with the votes they deliver. Failure to stipulate the mandate of the post is potential breeding ground for conflict.
By Jacob Ng’etich 27 days ago
Chief Minister: A poisoned chalice?
Create closer links with City Hall, Sakaja tells resident associations
Nairobi Senator and governor candidate Johnson Sakaja has challenged resident associations to foster a closer working relationship among themselves and with the City County Government.
By Jacob Ng’etich 30 days ago
Create closer links with City Hall, Sakaja tells resident associations
George Wajackoyah would get 880,000 votes in poll
Wajackoyah’s rise stands out in the Tifa opinion poll, given he is making his debut in the State House race. Raila is the most preferred candidate at 42 per cent, followed by Ruto at 39 per cent.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
George Wajackoyah would get 880,000 votes in poll
Five key issues top seat rivals are banking on to sway voters
Leaders have prioritised health, education, agriculture, women, and youth empowerment. Presidential candidate are planning far-reaching reforms in health and education sectors.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
Five key issues top seat rivals are banking on to sway voters
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Raila-Ruto promises: Show us the money
Both Azimio and Kenya Kwanza camps believe growing tax base will be key in generating enough money. Candidates have prioritised health, education, and agriculture.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
Raila-Ruto promises: Show us the money
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Homestretch: Handover plans underway as Uhuru succession takes shape
Team oversaw the 2013 transition, as well as the 2017 re-election of President Kenyatta. Some members have been caught up in the fallout between the President and his deputy.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
Homestretch: Handover plans underway as Uhuru succession takes shape
William Ruto to revert port operations to Mombasa, cut off Nairobi 'cartels'
DP Ruto says SGR was a noble project but it has been captured by city cartels. He promises to establish a leather and textile industry in Naivasha to increase train cargo transported for export.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
William Ruto to revert port operations to Mombasa, cut off Nairobi 'cartels'
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Raila Odinga's pre-poll zoning gamble that could dent Azimio numbers
The move puts the political future of candidates allied to the coalition across the country in limbo. Parties allied to Azimio were assigned regions where they are expected to dominate.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
Raila Odinga's pre-poll zoning gamble that could dent Azimio numbers
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Rigathi Gachagua: Kenya Kwanza will end 'State capture'
Gachagua promises Kenya Kwanza will implement Uhuru's Big4 agenda. Gachagua reveals plans to review taxation regime and ensure guaranteed minimum returns for farmers
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
Rigathi Gachagua: Kenya Kwanza will end 'State capture'
Tented camp at crater's edge offers perfect holiday getaway
The camp is adjacent to Crater Lake, a green soda lake at the bottom of an extinct volcano on the western side of Lake Naivasha and north of the village of Kongoni, with many trails.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
Tented camp at crater's edge offers perfect holiday getaway
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No tyranny of numbers: IEBC audit unmasks myth of youth vote
Youth registered to vote stands at 39.84 per cent, a decline of 5.27 per cent from 2017. Presidential candidates have in their campaigns focused on winning over the youth vote.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
No tyranny of numbers: IEBC audit unmasks myth of youth vote
UDA faces tough task of winning seat in Ruto's home constituency
Turbo is Ruto’s home constituency where in the last election, voters defied the Jubilee Party wave to elect an independent candidate.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
UDA faces tough task of winning seat in Ruto's home constituency
UDA brigade calls for an end to intolerance after standoff at rally
Police officers move in to disperse Kenya Kwanza and Azimio supporters at Jacaranda Grounds. Dispute arose over which side should hold rally at the venue yesterday.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 month ago
UDA brigade calls for an end to intolerance after standoff at rally
Anxiety as parties forward names of nominated leaders
Registrar of Political Parties said those picked did not need to be members of the party. Each list, according to IEBC, must reflect regional and ethnic diversity.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Anxiety as parties forward names of nominated leaders
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Day William Ruto wanted to call it quits
The biography details Ruto’s personal and political life, including intrigues that broke Jubilee apart. The book says the DP was infuriated by the 'consistent contempt from the leaders of Jubilee'.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Day William Ruto wanted to call it quits
Joho named most business-friendly governor in Africa
Joho will be formally decorated with the instruments of the honour at the 7th Africa Summit – London 2022, which will be held at the House of Lords, United Kingdom, on July 4.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Joho named most business-friendly governor in Africa
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Presidential list cut to four, the shortest since 1992 elections
Some 57 aspirants had initially sought to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta. All the 47 independent presidential aspirants fell along the way.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Presidential list cut to four, the shortest since 1992 elections
William Ruto's KK alliance to field one aspirant per seat
Kenya Kwanza plans to field only one candidate per seat from coalition parties to increase chances of winning. DP hits out at critics who had said his name will not be on the ballot.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
William Ruto's KK alliance to field one aspirant per seat
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Jimi Wanjigi: From backroom deal maker to politician
Jimi Wanjigi is a man whose influence in the chess game of power making had only been whispered from the days of President Mwai Kibaki government.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Jimi Wanjigi: From backroom deal maker to politician
We have your best interest at heart, DP William Ruto tells women
UDA to agree with women on irreducible minimum and sign a charter ahead of elections. Ruto says August election is about the economy whose face is the ‘Mama Mboga’.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
We have your best interest at heart, DP William Ruto tells women
Voters seek to block electoral body from listing presidential aspirants
The petitioners argue that the commission, in arriving at 18 shortlisted candidates for the presidential race, is null and void because the official register has not been gazetted.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Voters seek to block electoral body from listing presidential aspirants
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Why political careers of Raila Odinga, William Ruto allies hang in the balance
Most of the leaders shelved their political ambitions on the promise of government jobs. The presidential aspirants have beefed up their campaign teams with loyalists.
By Harold Odhiambo 2 months ago
Why political careers of Raila Odinga, William Ruto allies hang in the balance
William Ruto moves campaign team from Karen home to UDA's head office
Insiders say DP is avoiding a situation where he will be accused of using State resources. The offices along Ngong Road have been equipped and ready to host campaign centre.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
William Ruto moves campaign team from Karen home to UDA's head office
Kevin Odhiambo withdraws from presidential race
Kevin Odhiambo has written to the electoral commission withdrawing from the race.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Kevin Odhiambo withdraws from presidential race
UDA Marsabit governor aspirant Harsama vows to build peace
UDA Marsabit governor aspirant Kello Harsama has promised to prioritise peace building if elected. 
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
UDA Marsabit governor aspirant Harsama vows to build peace
Contractor to restore old lanes on Mombasa Road
A parliamentary committee has told motorists and paedestrians that the contractor building Nairobi Expressway will restore old Mombasa Road’s three lanes.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Contractor to restore old lanes on Mombasa Road
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Rigathi Gachagua's plan to net 4.5 million votes for Ruto from Mt Kenya
DP’s running mate holds a series of meetings with local leaders and business people. Gachagua confident of delivering the vote-rich region to Kenya Kwanza basket.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Rigathi Gachagua's plan to net 4.5 million votes for Ruto from Mt Kenya
Kalonzo Musyoka returns to run for president on Wiper
Mr Musyoka had insisted that he was the obvious pick for Raila running mate. Yesterday, Wiper National Executive Council unanimously endorsed him to run for president.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Kalonzo Musyoka returns to run for president on Wiper
Rigathi Gachagua: From Uhuru's personal assistant to his harshest critic after political tiff
The Mathira MP now picked as DP Ruto's running mate was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s personal assistant for five years, and remains one of the Head of State’s fiercest critics.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Rigathi Gachagua: From Uhuru's personal assistant to his harshest critic after political tiff
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Intrigues that preceded Ruto's hard decision on running mate
Majority of Mt Kenya leaders had ganged up against Gachagua. In the vote count, Prof Kindiki got 23, Gachagua four, Muturi two and Waiguru one.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Intrigues that preceded Ruto's hard decision on running mate
UDA forms campaign teams in nine regions
Ruto says his alliance will not have zoning and all parties will be allowed to field candidates. According to the DP, the teams will work at ensuring a Kenya Kwanza in the first round.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
UDA forms campaign teams in nine regions
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12-hour crisis talks put Ruto allies on edge
Top Ruto allies split amid horse-trading from two contestants jostling for the position. As minutes turned into hours, politicians and their supporters became restless
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
12-hour crisis talks put Ruto allies on edge
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Gachagua or Kindiki: Ruto to unveil running mate
The Tharaka Nithi senator was about to win the race but intense lobbying saw Gachagua's name included. Mt Kenya region has 5.85 million voters, which will boost DP's chances on August 9.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Gachagua or Kindiki: Ruto to unveil running mate
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Cabinet Secretaries take on DP Ruto during Cabinet meeting
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto yesterday came face to face in a full cabinet meeting held for the first time in over a year.
By Jacob Ng’etich 3 months ago
Cabinet Secretaries take on DP Ruto during Cabinet meeting
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Kalonzo to vie for presidency if Azimio fails to pick him
Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has a card up his sleeve in the event he misses the running mate position in the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition.
By Jacob Ng’etich 3 months ago
Kalonzo to vie for presidency if Azimio fails to pick him
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Kalonzo Musyoka's political cards keep leaders guessing ahead of polls
What is the Wiper party leader, Kalonzo Musyoka up to? Is he master tactician, tough negotiator, steely ruthless politician or an indecisive leader.
By Jacob Ng’etich 3 months ago
Kalonzo Musyoka's political cards keep leaders guessing ahead of polls
Uhuru calls for a cabinet meeting after one year
The last Cabinet meeting was held on February 18, 2021 when the president included CASs and PSs. 
By Jacob Ng’etich 3 months ago
Uhuru calls for a cabinet meeting after one year
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Done deal: Uhuru Kenyatta's wild card in Raila Odinga deputy search
In Azimio deal, Jubilee was to produce running mate while ODM, the flag bearer. Jubilee's side took 12 out of 19 slots in the Azimio's National Executive Council
By Jacob Ng’etich 3 months ago
Done deal: Uhuru Kenyatta's wild card in Raila Odinga deputy search
Fire at Coptic church in Cairo kills 41, hurts 14
Africa
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DP William Ruto calls for patience, peace
National
By James Wanzala
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Chepngetich set to defend Chicago Marathon crown
Athletics
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Though publicly visible, very little is known of the First Lady
Features
By Jacqueline Mahugu
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Purrenting: More Kenyans get fur babies
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By Jacqueline Mahugu
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Paternity disputes can unearth nasty surprises
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By Dr Alfred Murage
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