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ODM leader Raila & DP William Ruto

By: Kamande Muchiri ,  @mountkenyatime Worth Noting:   ODM Presidential hopeful Raila Odinga has urged Kenyans to learn from history to avoid making the same mistakes that were made in the past. While recounting the horrors that political detainees underwent at the infamous Nyayo House torture chambers during past regimes, Raila warned Kenyans they risk …

By: Kamande Muchiri  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “In Nairobi for instance, I am running to become the senator. If the poll shows am above 70 percent in popularity, I will get the ticket. If we are almost tieing we can reach consensus and when that fails, we will move to the election by delegates or universal …

By: Kamande Muchiri @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: The Court of Appeal and the High Court ruled that the President can be sued in his personal capacity during his tenure in office for anything done or not done. Gatonye submitted that suing the President is a way of destructing him from performing his duties. “If it were …

By: Kamande Muchiri Worth Noting: “These governors are in the front line of implementing devolution as they say where the rubber meets the road. They are the one we have entrusted to improve the lives of Kenyans through devolving funds to the counties. We know that devolution has many detractors who want to take us …

ODM leader Raila & DP William Ruto

Rashid Abubakar   @MountKenyaTimes Voters in Kenya will decide on 9 August 2022 who will be country’s fifth president and as the election day approaches, polling companies will be trying to gauge the mood of the nation by asking voters which candidate they prefer. Latest poll conducted by research and consulting firm Infotrak has shown that …

By: Samuel Kimani  @MountKenyaTimes Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi has expressed concerns over an alleged plot to integrate the Huduma Namba in next year’s Presidential elections. The 2022 presidential hopeful says the proposal that seeks to make it mandatory for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to develop its voter register …

By: Kimathi Nduru  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: Those who spoke about land included Khatib Mwashetani (Lunga Lunga), Aisha Jumwa (Malindi), Mohamed Ali (Nyali), Juma Wario (Tana River) and former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar. Jumwa said ODM Leader Raila Odinga had betrayed the region, especially after the Handshake. Mwashetani said the tricks used by Raila to win …

By: Kamande Muchiri @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: The two ward by-elections had been billed as a popularity contest for President’s Jubilee party and Deputy President’s UDA ahead of next year’s general elections. Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria’s Chama Cha Kazi (CCK) came second in the by-elections after their candidate Milton Mwenda scooped 1823 votes …

Rashid Abubakar  @MountKenyaTimes Worth Noting: “There can never be two centres of power and anyone else taking credit for Government projects or claiming to have influenced major infrastructure development is a hypocrite and engaging in political conmanship,” he said. The CS urged public officials not to associate with individuals undermining the president and his policies. …

Rashid Abubakar  @MountKenyaTimes Every election cycle in Kenya witnesses a frenzy of activities like no other period, and as 2022 general election draws closer, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has called for concerted efforts to manage the polls. With only 7 months to the 2022 General Election, the Commission is fast rolling out …