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Gachagua: A strategist who likes to play the fool
Gachagua has often been labeled as un-urbane, not well versed with the smooth ways and an unexposed individual, mainly because of the manner of his speech.
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Gachagua: A strategist who likes to play the fool
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Push and pull as medics insist on 2017 CBA gains
The government says the deal should be re-looked since its implementation is difficult. The medics’ unions say the government must not renegade on pay for interns.
By 11 days ago
Push and pull as medics insist on 2017 CBA gains
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Gachagua reaches out to Kioni, Karua over Limuru III meeting
Gachagua has invited Karua and Kioni to table their wishes for the Limuru III meeting scheduled to take place on May 17.
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Gachagua reaches out to Kioni, Karua over Limuru III meeting
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Moses Kuria: I'm fed up with stupidity of some Mt Kenya leaders
The supremacy battle in the Mt Kenya region continues after Kuria presented himself as the alternative between Deputy President Gachagua and Kiharu MP Nyoro.
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Moses Kuria: I'm fed up with stupidity of some Mt Kenya leaders
Anger at State's delayed help, confusion amid devastation
With over 160 dead and thousands displaced, the government has remained indecisive. Some top State officials appear unaware of what the government is planning.
By 20 days ago
Anger at State's delayed help, confusion amid devastation
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Tech hitch in UDA polls as top leaders fail to vote
Governor Sakaja’s name, Dagoretti South MP John Kiarie and some MCAs could not be recognised by gadgets. The party had procured 10,000 gadgets for the exercise and each cost about Sh10,000.
By 24 days ago
Tech hitch in UDA polls as top leaders fail to vote
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Duale clears General Ogolla's name from Bomas intrigues
Ogolla, according to Duale, had been directed to attend the National Security Advisory Council (NSAC), which he was not a member of, and later go to Bomas.
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Duale clears General Ogolla's name from Bomas intrigues
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Uhuru and Raila skip Ogolla burial in Siaya
Raila Odinga was ‘indisposed’ while former president Uhuru Kenyatta was out of the country.
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Uhuru and Raila skip Ogolla burial in Siaya
Fond memories as 'Illiterate genius' Mulu Mutisya feted in 20th anniversary
Although illiterate, Mulu Mutisya’s many talents and wit made up for his academic inadequacies and he was respected and revered by Akamba leaders.
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Fond memories as 'Illiterate genius' Mulu Mutisya feted in 20th anniversary
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Intrigues behind Mueke's replacement as EAC secretary general
It is now emerging that politics is behind the replacement of Caroline Mwende Mueke as East African Community (EAC) Secretary General.
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Intrigues behind Mueke's replacement as EAC secretary general
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State officials give governors sleepless nights
Cabinet Secretaries and heads of parastatals with political ambitions have been using every opportunity to hit at the governors accusing them of mismanagement of counties.
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State officials give governors sleepless nights
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Wetangula meets Gachagua amid pressure to wind up Ford Kenya
Nyeri Senator Wahome Wamatinga, Gachagua’s ally, defended the meeting, saying it should not be misconstrued as a strategy for 2027.
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Wetangula meets Gachagua amid pressure to wind up Ford Kenya
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Jitters in UDA as Gachagua camp feels threatened by three deputies
There is a provision for three deputy party leaders, hence the apprehension among DP’s allies.
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Jitters in UDA as Gachagua camp feels threatened by three deputies
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Why Kenyatta family remains magnetic amid Mt Kenya rivalry
If you happen to hail from the region and interact with people who are in their 60s, you will hear weird stories about the founding father and his family.
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Why Kenyatta family remains magnetic amid Mt Kenya rivalry
Plan to transform Thika into city kicks off
Once established, Thika will be the first city in the Mt. Kenya region and is expected to create an additional 50,000 job opportunities to spur economic growth.
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Plan to transform Thika into city kicks off
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Wetangula and Natembeya fight for supremacy in western region
President Ruto wants Kenya Kwanza affiliate parties to dissolve and join UDA. But Ford Kenya has maintained that it will not heed the calls but instead remain as an independent party.
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Wetangula and Natembeya fight for supremacy in western region
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Ghosts of 2017 UhuRuto-doctors CBA deal returns to haunt Ruto
The 2017 Health Workers Collective Bargaining Agreement was a politically expedient move. Promises were made but they were never fulfilled; now the rubber meets the road
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Ghosts of 2017 UhuRuto-doctors CBA deal returns to haunt Ruto
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Raila torn between fighting for the masses or securing top seat at AU
Kenyans are baffled that Opposition chief Raila Odinga, uncharacteristically, is not exploiting every available opportunity to bash the Kenya Kwanza administration for its many shortcomings.
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Raila torn between fighting for the masses or securing top seat at AU
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Ruto, Raila seek to avoid mistakes of 2017 in the push for AU top seat
This time, the Head of State is leading the campaigns while Raila is using his networks to endear himself to more African countries.
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Ruto, Raila seek to avoid mistakes of 2017 in the push for AU top seat
New political outfit takes on ruling party and 'lax' opposition
MPs from key parties vow to replace the opposition and challenge the government. New outfit called ‘team ground’ pushing a narrative of generational change.
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New political outfit takes on ruling party and 'lax' opposition
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Kalonzo Musyoka: The glue that holds Wiper party and Ukambani turf together
Local leaders say Kalonzo is the de facto kingpin who was given the mantle by elders in strict adherence to Kamba traditions.
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Kalonzo Musyoka: The glue that holds Wiper party and Ukambani turf together
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Atwoli: Fazul is biggest impediment to security guards welfare
Francis Atwoli has criticized Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSRA) Director General Fazul Mohamed for his comments on the push for the rights and welfare of guards.
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Atwoli: Fazul is biggest impediment to security guards welfare
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Ruto's tax nightmare
Deputy President has been hosting the traders and in some meetings, taxes are waived. Farmers are the latest to have their requirement to move to E-TIMS delayed
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Ruto's tax nightmare
Gikomba traders get temporary relief as 700 containers to be released
They will pay an import duty of Sh2.5 million per a 40 feet container as opposed to the new tariff of Sh3 million. Gachagua will convene another sitting on April 10 with the stakeholders.
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Gikomba traders get temporary relief as 700 containers to be released
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Nairobi business community plans protest as over 700 containers held at port
Nairobi business community says it cannot pay the taxes the government has introduced. They thought the exit of Uhuru was an end to their woes but say they feel cheated
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Nairobi business community plans protest as over 700 containers held at port
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Gachagua regrets disrespectful remarks, seeks forgiveness from Mama Ngina
Gachagua has engaged several elders to reach out to Uhuru, including former Starehe MP Maina Kamanda among other elders and prelates as he works on a unity bid.
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Gachagua regrets disrespectful remarks, seeks forgiveness from Mama Ngina
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UDA's dalliance with China's Communist Party raises eye brows
Gachagua and Malala have announced that they intend to strengthen UDA in a bid to rule for over 100 years. The CPC has been in power since July 1921 when it was formed.
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UDA's dalliance with China's Communist Party raises eye brows
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How farmers forced government to relook at Finance Act
Fear of losing farmers' support has forced MPs from the avocado-growing regions to join them in opposing the e-TIMS requirement.
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How farmers forced government to relook at Finance Act
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We did not read whole Finance Act, MPs confess to angry farmers
The very MPs who unanimously passed the Finance Act are now on the receiving end since the law is on the verge of bringing the avocado sub-sector to its knees.
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We did not read whole Finance Act, MPs confess to angry farmers
Relief for avocado farmers as committee sits to review e-TIMS requirement
DP Gachagua announced that a taskforce will be established in a week's time to address other hiccups that were espoused during the consultative forum.
By 2 months ago
Relief for avocado farmers as committee sits to review e-TIMS requirement
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Inside Kalonzo's charm offensive in Mt Kenya
Kalonzo Musyoka has held meetings with local leaders to elaborate his plan meant to popularise his presidential candidature.
By 2 months ago
Inside Kalonzo's charm offensive in Mt Kenya
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Return of harambees as leaders flout law with lavish donations
Public fundraising ceremonies commonly referred to as Harambees where huge sums of money are contributed have started creeping back into society
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Return of harambees as leaders flout law with lavish donations
DP follows Ruto's footsteps in donations to schools, churches
Political analyst says Gachagua's strategy may be lethal as he could be planning and organising himself politically while appearing subtle. 
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DP follows Ruto's footsteps in donations to schools, churches
Fresh bid to amend Finance Act begins after MP introduces Bill
The MP’s move comes a week after DP Gachagua announced that the government would conduct a comprehensive review of taxes upon realising mistakes in the Finance Act.
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Fresh bid to amend Finance Act begins after MP introduces Bill
Plan to deploy police officers to Haiti still on, Ruto assures US
Ruto, on his X account Wednesday, said he had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
By 2 months ago
Plan to deploy police officers to Haiti still on, Ruto assures US
Over 3000 non-compliant premises closed in the ongoing crackdown
Cabinet was briefed that 5,835 raids on illicit and narcotic premises have been conducted where 289,390 liters of illicit brews and 13198 liters of counterfeit alcohol were netted. 
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Over 3000 non-compliant premises closed in the ongoing crackdown
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CS Kuria critical of government he serves, faults war on brews, drugs
Kuria says the government’s approach is ‘forceful and hard,’ saying policy implementation needs to be cognizant of the need to avoid sudden shut-offs.
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CS Kuria critical of government he serves, faults war on brews, drugs
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Good 'men': Gachagua follows Ruto's footsteps in donations
Gachagua seems to be following in the footsteps of Ruto who while serving as DP won staunch defenders and foot soldiers in the grassroots who could take a bullet for him.
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Good 'men': Gachagua follows Ruto's footsteps in donations
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Why Raila's stab at AU's top seat is a sword that cuts both ways
The success of Odinga’s bid to succeed AU boss Moussa Faki will undoubtedly change the political landscape in Kenya while failure of his push will injure his political career.
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Why Raila's stab at AU's top seat is a sword that cuts both ways
Ruto pledges UDA will field women running mates in future
CoG Chairperson Anne Waiguru appealed to second-term male governors to endorse female leaders as their possible successors in future gubernatorial races.
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Ruto pledges UDA will field women running mates in future
State, EU launch Sh36 billion green energy project
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Fact check: US Government did not pay for Ruto's private jet
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State set to double health expenditure to Sh161.8 billion
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