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By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: Ruto has been the single biggest beneficiary of the vote-rich region, but Raila’s entry will complicate his 2022 political matrix. Political analysts argue that the vote-rich region will determine political destiny of the country after August next year, a view Kiriba echoed. “Mt. Kenya region is going to play …

  By: Kimathi Nduru  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “It was time Murang’a was rewarded since, in 1963, our own Kariuki wa Njiiri stepped down for Mzee Jomo Kenyatta after he was released from prison,” said Mwaniki. Mwaniki said Kenneth was fit to take the position to lead the residents of the Mt Kenya region. “He has …

By: Kamande Muchiri @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “In this season of high politics, remember, we will not start a new country from the scratch. We will continue collecting Ksh2.6 trillion in tax revenues, spending Ksh1.5 trillion in salaries, Ksh1 trillion in debts servicing, and the balance of Ksh100 billion in pensions,” said Kuria. “Without borrowing, we …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: On Saturday, DP Ruto declared the area as his stronghold, describing his political rivals, who are now touring the area, as “newcomers”. “He is looking for Google Maps to guide him on the way to the region. While he was away, we built roads, railways and technical institutions. The …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader yesterday stepped up his forays for Mount Kenya voter bloc support after region’s influential group said they will back his quest. With less than a year to the next general election, Mount Kenya’s 6M votes are under scramble from top presidential candidates. President Uhuru Kenyatta …

By: Kamande Muchiri, @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: Kobia further called on the political class to tame their supporters, saying they too will face the full force of the law if they engage in activities that depict political intolerance. “Our hard-won democracy has been slowly and steady maturing. Embracing political decency by political class will be a …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Top Mt Kenya political leaders have kicked off talks that will see them work together ahead of the 2022 General Election. According to the leaders who include several party leaders and sitting MPs, the move is aimed at motivating the community to vote as a bloc and boost their political bargaining …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Former Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri and Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria have defied calls to fold their parties – The Service Party (TSP) and the Chama Cha Kazi (CCK) respectively and join DP Ruto led United Democratic Alliance (UDA) This comes after a section of Mt Kenya MPs on Saturday declared …

Rashid Abubakar   @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: The Deputy President said BBI was an unnecessary burden, adding that it was not needed for more resources to be allocated to counties. “You do not need BBI to give university graduates loan holidays. You wanted to use BBI to advance your personal interests,” he said. According to the DP, …

By: Angela Maina  @MountKenyaTimes Amani National Congress (ANC) Party Leader Musalia Mudavadi insists his 2022 presidential ambition is still intact. Mudavadi while dismissing claims that he had already agreed to back another candidate for the position once elections are called, says now more than ever he is committed to ascend to power to resuscitate the …