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President Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga In Joint 2022 Plan To Stop William Ruto’s Presidency

ODM leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday gave the clearest hint that his party will work with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee to mount a unified campaign for the presidency against William Ruto. Raila said Jubilee and ODM are now one thing adding that their strategy has nothing to do with the United Democratic Alliance that is associated with Ruto. The handshake

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Impeached Governors Cannot Run For Elective Office Says Senator Kindiki On Waititu’s Bid

Senator Kithure Kindiki representing Tharaka-Nithi has opposed former Governor Ferdinand Waititu’s bid run for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat.According to him, “based on the Kenyan laws, an impeached county governor can not subsequently run for election to any public office again if the impeachment was not quashed by a court of law.” Taking to his Facebook page on Monday, December 28,

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Ex-Kiambu Governor, Ferdinard Waititu Declares Interest In Nairobi Gubernatorial Seat

Former Kiambu Governor, Ferdinand Waititu has joined the growing list of aspirants seeking to replace impeached Nairobi county Governor, Mike Sonko. Waititu who was also impeached as governor of Kiambu county in January said he was the best candidate to replace Sonko having previously served as a councillor and MP for the larger Embakasi constituency. In an interview with the

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A Nairobi Resident Files Petition To Ban Mutura As Acting Governor

A Ugandan resident in Nairobi has moved to court with the aim of stopping Acting Governor, Benson Mutura from assuming office on grounds that he does not have a degree certificate. The Ugandan resident by name Bernard Olango argues that Mutura does not hold an academic degree from any University and is therefore not competent to hold the office of

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No Country Money Was Transferred To My Daughter Or Wife’s Account Say Impeached Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko

Nairobi Governor , Mike Sonko has come out to claim that the impeachment motion against him is malicious and aimed at assassinating his character. He made this known when heappeared before a Senate special sitting on Thursday, December 17 and often ran into trouble with the lawyers representing Nairobi MCAs over his unwillingness to respond to questions. One of the

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Impeached Nairobi Governor’s Daughter Enjoyed Lavish New York Trip On Country Funds, Senate Told

The Senate heard that Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko treated one of his daughters to a lavish trip to New York City at the expense of the taxpayer. This happened during the house’s plenary trial of the governor following his impeachment by the Nairobi County Assembly. While making the evidence for the removal of the governor available to the house, the

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ODM Leader, Odinga Raila Asks African Union, United Nations To Allow The Divorce Between Somali And Somaliland

African Union special envoy, Raila Odinga has made a challenge to the African Union to speed up the process that will see the recognition of Somaliland as a fully independent country. He made this known on Tuesday after his meeting with the Somaliland President, Muse Bihi who ended his official two day visit to Kenya. Speaking at the Liaison Office

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Deputy President, Williams Ruto Backs Health Workers After Raila Calls For Return To Work

The Deputy President of Kenya, Williams Ruto has come out to hit it back on politicians calling on health workers to shelve their monthly pay and adequate protection demands. He did this on Tuesday when he said that issues of healthcare workers should wait for political processes to end first before being attended to. According to him, “I think it

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Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko Impeached

A section of the Nairobi Members of County Assembly (MCAs) has voted for the imprachment of Governor Mike Sonko. The ward representatives supporting the motion anchored on violation of the Constitution, abuse of office and gross misconduct. During the Thursday, December 03 session, 88 MCAs voted yes, two voted no, while 22 abstained from the voting process. The County Assembly

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I Am Ready To Go Home! Governor Mike Sonko Dares President Uhuru To Impeach Him

The Governor of Nairobi, Mike Sonko has insisted that he does not need to he saved neither do he need a savior and will gladly go home if he is impeached by the county Assembly. It has been reported that 82 MCAs has appended their signatures on the governor’s impeachment motion paving way to his ouster from the City Hall.

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