The simmering rebellion against Ruto in Central Kenya seems to be gathering momentum after top leaders from the region openly accused him of sponsoring attacks against President Uhuru Kenyatta.
~ The Star
A number of lawmakers from the region have in the recent days had ugly altercation with Uhuru over what they claimed is systematic starving of the area which overwhelmingly voted for him in both 2013 and 2017 polls.
Kiptoo was being sought by the police after posting an inciting statement on Twitter saying there would be chaos if Deputy President William Ruto does not ascend into power in 2022.
Tough-talking political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi has now poured cold water on the fate of Kikuyu community after 2022 presidential elections saying the tribe will be out of power for 30 years.
Team Kieleweke, which was coined by Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu, is seen as the troop that has remained loyal to Uhuru, and is calling for a stop to 2022 politicking, and instead for elected leaders to focus on development and deliver the Big F...
I expected Kiago to behave like a true elder and meet his Kalenjin counterparts and tell them that their stance on the matter has since been overtaken by events and is no longer tenable.
Calling the court's bluff, the duo, crisscrossed both the Kikuyu and Kalenjin ethnic strongholds and shouted from the rooftops to all who cared to listen that they were being victimised for standing with their respective people.
Deputy President William Ruto, ODM leader Raila Odinga as well as his ANC counterpart Musalia Mudavadi and Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka are all banking on Central Kenya’s support.
The Commission has reminded Kenyans to preserve decorum while participating in the ongoing political debates that have elicited a lot of reactions from members of the public.
Nominated MP Maina Kamanda has been accused of raising political temperatures after he appeared on a morning show on Kameme FM launching a mission to block Deputy President William Ruto's presidential bid.
Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri burst into the limelight after taking President Uhuru Kenyatta’s ‘washenzi’ slur personally.
No region, community or Kenyan will be left behind now or in future,” he wrote on Twitter, in the wake of complaints that central Kenya, where the President comes from, had received little in terms of development projects.
The association's Chairman Ndung’u Gaiduma said as elders, they were perturbed and worried by the bubbling political temperatures experienced for the better part of 2019, terming the situation a disruption of social and economic progress.
Close confidants of President Uhuru Kenyatta stopped Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria from quitting yesterday before he could deliver a resignation letter to National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi.
Former Njoro MP Joseph Kiuna has spit venom to the ongoing political debate about Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential ambitions warning Kalenjins they will deal with them if they continue pushing them for support.
Whatever the merits of the “washenzi” utterances it is obvious that their cardinal sin is breaking the unwritten taboo of Kenyan politics that when a brother from the neighbouring cave is calling shots in our jungle, it is bad manners to join his ...
Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri has denied claims that he has been bribed by DP William Ruto to criticise President Uhuru Kenyatta's development record in Central region.
The Kieleweke group is perceived as anti-Ruto and comprises mostly political veterans, including former Jubilee Vice-Chair David Murathe, and MPs Maoka Maore (Igembe), Maina Kamanda (nominated), Paul Koinange (Kiambaa) and Muturi Kigano (Kangema).
The legislator notes that the peace enjoyed in the Rift Valley is a product of the good working relationship between President Kenyatta and Dr Ruto, a scenario that he will guard jealously to ensure the status quo remains.
Deputy President William Ruto and ODM leader Raila Odinga have reiterated they have set aside their political differences for the sake of the country's peace and unity.
A Nakuru based Catholic priest has castigated MPs Moses Kuria (Gatundu South) and Kimani Ngunjiri (Bahati) over their recent verbal onslaught against President Uhuru Kenyatta.