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Worth Noting: We recall the big role Raila played during the first term of UhuRuto presidency of exposing mega corruption scandals and pushing for prosecution of the culprits. The made him a darling of all the communities, including the Kikuyus. During the time, the DP would take on Raila for making these revelations. “Raila is …

Worth Noting: His sentiments were immediately echoed by Odinga’s ally, Junet Mohamed, and Tuju’s deputy Joshua Kutuny. The latter stated: As Jubilee, we are in the process of convening a meeting that will bring together all the elected leaders, including MPs, Governors and MCAs. This meeting will take place immediately after the Kiambaa by-election. The …

Worth Noting: I have previously argued in this column that Kenya is not a banana republic. So, cases of corruption cannot be prosecuted at funerals, political rallies, in church pulpits and other social gatherings. The due process of law must be followed to the letter and spirit. I remember that in various occasions, the President …

Worth Noting: We recall how our kin suffered during tribal clashes of 1992, 1997 and 2007. This happened at a time when Ruto was serving in President Moi’s government and many considered him to be a key insider. He later joined the Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Party [ODM]. Yes, in the latter two election related …

Worth Noting: This is our message to DP. She is a spoiler and if he opts to work closely with her, she would end up doing more harm than good to his presidential bid. Having said this, I noted that the defection of Gathoni and three other Kikuyu MPs was a weighty matter with serious …

Worth Noting: Whenever they invited me to meetings, including those meant to raise funds for funerals, clear the medical bills and support needy students from poor families, I always turned up and give my contribution. In these events, the speakers would shower me with praises, with some fondly referring to me as ‘Mhesimiwa’. Come the …

Worth Noting: The DP Ruto faced accusations of neglecting a child he fathered out of wedlock with a Moi University student. The DP agreed to support the child and hence pre-empted his rivals from blowing the matter out of proportion. For Maraga, a woman emerged to allege he was the father of her child. He …

Worth Noting: The previous attempts by the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock to revive KMC failed. This is because the officials involved were corrupt, greedy and lacked discipline. So, Uhuru’s move reassign KMC to the military was wise and well-thought-out. During the commissioning, the President reiterated. The Ministry of Defense will run this facility and …

Worth Noting: Back to reports of Kenyatta’s call on NASA chiefs to form a united front and pledging to support the coalition candidate, I would not have expected the Deputy President William Ruto to take on his boss. But in a tweet written in Kalenjin, Kikuyu and English, he fired salvos at the President. Uhuru …

Worth Noting: I am happy to note the President has stood his ground. While citing a raft of initiatives he has rolled out, he rightly says: I am not doing this in order to champion my course as an individual. I am doing this for the love of Kenya. The rain started beating Kenyatta when …