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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: 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 …

Worth Noting: “Due to this conflict of interest, Ameru and the Mt. Kenya East populace will be left scattered in many political formations thus NOT able to achieve the main goal and the intended purpose,” Kathuri said. Noel Mutuma, a Facebook user lambasted Kiraitu for reviving the party he had earlier resolved. “We gave CS …

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 …

Worth Noting: “As provided for in the constitution, the governor’s palace at Kajuki is complete and will be inviting you in December to open it, the same case with that of the deputy governor at Kanthanje. Also, speaker’s house is almost complete just around here at Kathwana. Therefore, I wonder how I have neglected Kathwana …

Kisii County Returning IEBC Officer Dr Sydney Namulungu has warned some politicians with an intention of transferring voters from one Ward to another for registration to cease. This is after the IEBC launched mass registration exercise countrywide. Speaking at Kisii County during the launch of voters’ exercise at Kisii National Polytechnic Mr Namulungu said that …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes The country’s next General Election, scheduled for 9 August 2022, is now less than a year away and political alliances and boardroom meetings on who will be President Uhuru Kenyatta’s successor are already in top gear. Kenya in the past has experienced politics of numbers, us versus them and “Tosha” politics. …

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 …

By: David Kinyanjui  @MountKenyaTimes A section of Jubilee party MPs are now demanding for the complete overhaul of the party leadership to rejuvenate the party ahead of the 2022 general elections. Addressing media yesterday after brainstorming meeting, the leaders said there is need to replace the current party leaders with fresh, youthful and vibrant leaders …