Posts Tagged “Mt Kenya”

Mt Kenya counties take lead in Kenya’s top-three richest counties

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Mt Kenya counties take lead in Kenya’s top-three richest counties

How much does the Mount Kenya region contribute to Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)? In 2018 , a heated debate arose about how much Mt Kenya produces in the total budget. More than 70 Members of Parliament drawn from the Mount Kenya region claimed the region was marginalised in terms of development support. “We know…

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Mt kenya’s desperate plans to stop Ruto after constitution argument bounces

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Mt kenya’s desperate plans to stop Ruto after constitution argument bounces

It is now emerging that rather than just use constitutional arguments, some leaders in the Mt Kenya region allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta have formed a group known as Mt Kenya and Diaspora Leaders Forum in an attempt to stop Ruto from ascending to the highest office in the land. In a clear signal of…

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Inside Uthamaki’s plan to help Uhuru achieve his legacy, extend his term after 2022

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Inside Uthamaki’s plan to help Uhuru achieve his legacy, extend his term after 2022

Several political leaders from Mt. Kenya have formed a group to further solidify President Uhuru Kenyatta’s support in the region. Nominated MP Maina Kamanda said the Mt. Kenya and Diaspora Leadership Forum agenda is to support the President to complete his development agenda for the country. The forum incorporates leaders in and out of elective positions including former…

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10 years grace period! Mt Kenya Matatu operators file fresh demands

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10 years grace period! Mt Kenya Matatu operators file fresh demands

Mt Kenya has recently been on the spot for politics and making fresh demands as they prepare for 2022 politics.However as some are ricocheting their guns in preparation for the top most position and influence in the politics, another section is spending sleepless night in a bid to take busines to the next level. Plans…

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Is kuria’s new narrative meant to push agenda of the masses in Mt Kenya?

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Is kuria’s new narrative meant to push agenda of the masses in Mt Kenya?

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s handshake move and plan to work with opposition chief Raila Odinga after the last polls caught Mt Kenya MPs off -guard. Raila has been the punching bag in all political gatherings in Mt Kenya, but now, they must have a new narrative to remain politically relevant. Kuria’s new narrative is meant to…

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Mt Kenya region attacks launched on CS Amina Mohamed

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Mt Kenya region attacks launched on CS Amina Mohamed

Two MPs from Murang’a county have hit out at Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed for imposing the new online Form One admission policy saying it was hurting students from poor backgrounds. Maragwa MP Mary Waithira and her Kandara counterpart Alice Wahome said the CS should have consulted education stakeholders and held public participation forums before…

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Mt Kenya governors reinforce Uhuru’s claims of fair development

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Mt Kenya governors reinforce Uhuru’s claims of fair development

Governors from the Mount Kenya region have dismissed claims that President Uhuru Kenyatta has neglected development of the area that overwhelmingly voted for him. A section of central Kenya leaders led by Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria have insisted that the President has starved development in the region and instead focused on other areas in…

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Video of 18 Kiambu projects that Moses Kuria is blind to

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Video of 18 Kiambu projects that Moses Kuria is blind to

On December 31, Kuria sparked a furore after claiming that Uhuru had no time for Kiambu, his home county, but was commissioning jobs elsewhere. He claimed the President only hands out certificates to rehabilitated alcoholics in his home-turf. Kuria said while he agreed with the President’s position that development is meant for every part of…

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Ruto’s advise to greedy Jubilee members asking for more un-affordable projects

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Ruto’s advise to greedy Jubilee members asking for more un-affordable projects

Mount Kenya region has been under debate on the issue of development neglect by president Uhuru Kenyatta, grievances that were aired by Jubilee party member Moses Kuria. Outspoken Kuria has since been under criticism for lack of respect for the president by spreading lies as many claim alongside the president that central region has its…

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Why Mt Kenya MPs have betrayed Moses Kuria

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Why Mt Kenya MPs have betrayed Moses Kuria

A circus of events and uproar has since evoked ever since Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday repremanded those on his back over development in the country harshly terming them as ‘washenzi’. This followed an attempted demonstration by Bahati MP Kimani Ngunjiri which ended with his running as police have launched massive hunt to arrest him. Mt…

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Four-hour closed-door meeting reveals what MT Kenya is planning with Raila

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Four-hour closed-door meeting reveals what MT Kenya is planning with Raila

Is there a political coalition between Central and Nyanza regions? Former Central Kenya legislators, held a four-hour closed-door meeting with ODM deputy party leader Wycliffe Oparanya on  December and declared support for the ‘handshake’ between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr Odinga. The meeting came after details of a closed-door meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta had with Luo…

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Why Moses Kuria is sorry but not so sorry in apology to Uhuru

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Why Moses Kuria is sorry but not so sorry in apology to Uhuru

Its a give and take world where in the current times one has to benefit from the relationship.This is why Moses Kuria refuses to be a non beneficiary in his great friendship with his excellency Uhuru Kenyatta. He has refused to shy away from demanding for what his county deserves. Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria…

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Is Mt Kenya inviting the rest of the country to accept a life of domination

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Is Mt Kenya inviting the rest of the country to accept a life of domination

A recent gathering of Mt Kenya MPs declared that since the region contributes 60 per cent of the national wealth, it must be included in any post-Kenyatta era settlement. If necessary, the constitution must be amended to do so. The offering from Mt Kenya is of concern at many levels. First, the Mt Kenya region…

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3 Parties set to revamp in Mt Kenya that might see off Ruto 2022

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3 Parties set to revamp in Mt Kenya that might see off Ruto 2022

2022 succession politics is set to dominate in the new year as split in Jubilee gives a lifeline to the Democratic Party (DP), Party of National Unity (PNU) and Kanu in Mount Kenya. The former strong parties, which at one point led the nation, are taking advantage of the divisions in the region to rebrand,…

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Is central Kenya paying fair share of tax in this country ??

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Is central Kenya paying fair share of tax in this country ??

Can Central Kenya contribute 60 percent of Kenya’s GDP, as recently claimed, by the region’s members of parliament? If 12 percent (old Central Province) or 20 percent (including Meru, Embu, Tharaka Nithi and Laikipia) percent of the work force is responsible for 60 percent of the economy, what does that say about the rest of…

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Mt kenyas biggest problem in 2022

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Mt kenyas biggest problem  in 2022

Last week Thursday, President Uhuru Kenyatta ‘stood down’ Mt Kenya MP’s in Nyeri when he officiated the opening of Kenya’s second largest market, Karatina. The president criticized these politicians for indulging in 2022 succession talk at the behest of development. Mt Kenya parliamentary Chairperson Cecily Mbarire (center) and Secretary General Isaac Mwaura flanked by other…

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Mt Kenya splits into three as fights over Uhuru Succession intensify

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Mt Kenya splits into three as fights over Uhuru Succession intensify

Politics in Kenya have in most occasions split the country but can you imagine that this time, they are splitting a region? A dilemma has been posed by President Uhuru Kenyatta after he declined to declare his successor after his term comes to an end in 2022. This dilemma from President Kenyatta has left leaders…

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Revealed: Mudavadi’s plot to destroy Ruto’s ambitions, clinch the top seat

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Revealed: Mudavadi’s plot to destroy Ruto’s ambitions, clinch the top seat

PHOTO/COURTESY Do you remember Amani National Congress (ANC) Leader Musalia Mudavadi telling off Western leaders on issues of backing DP William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid? Mudavadi urged western Kenya leaders to unite and have their own representative at the top most political seat, little did we know that he had already lunched plans of clinging…

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Uhuru tells off Mt Kenya leaders on 2022 succession politics

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Uhuru tells off Mt Kenya leaders on 2022 succession politics

Mt Kenya leaders have been pushing President Uhuru Kenyatta to declare his political stunt come 2022. The president in an interview with CNN’s Richard Quest clearly cited that he was not ready to take up any political post neither was he interested in creation of any in his favour. Mt Kenya leaders have however been…

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Ruto’s 2022 campaign team strategy that led Bomet MPs walk out on Uhuru

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Ruto’s 2022 campaign team strategy that led Bomet MPs walk out on Uhuru

Five legislators from Bomet  walked out of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s function after being denied a chance to address the crowd. They were Ronald Tonui (Bomet Central), Brighton Yegon (Konoin), Beatrice Kones (Bomet East), Gideon Koskei (Chepalungu) and nominated Senator Alice Milgo. The legislators had gone to receive Uhuru and Deputy President William Ruto at the Bomet…

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