Ken Okoth’s other wife, son emerge; Kenya gets first female ‘president’; State funeral for Laboso

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Remember yesterday when we talked about controversies involving kids, baby mamas, and prominent people when they die? Well, it seems like we were not very far from the truth. Reports have emerged that Ken Okoth, yes, you heard it right, sired a kid with a nominated Jubilee MCA.

Finally, we have the first female ‘president’ in Kenya, Nereah Oketch. Could that be the direction that Kenya needs to look at in future, at least for a change in the top guard? Making it to our top three today is Joyce Laboso’s funeral, with the government confirming that she will be accorded a state funeral.

Here are the top stories making headlines in Opera News;

Okoth’s ‘second wife’ emerges, wants five-year-old son recognised

A fresh controversy has rocked Ken Okoth’s family as a second ‘wife’ emerged with his five-year-old son.

The Star has established that the woman, a Jubilee-nominated MCA, approached Okoth’s family on Tuesday evening and demanded that her son be recognised before his ‘father’ is interred.

The family was meeting on Tuesday at Silver Springs Hotel along Vallely Road with the ODM leadership to give funeral details.


Nereah Oketch wins Ms President Reality show, becomes Kenya’s first female president

Nereah Amondi Oketch is the winner of the ‘Ms President’ Reality show that aired on KTN Home.

Nereah, an MCA from Homa Bay County has trounced four other capable finalists to clinch the Ms President title.Before being declared winner, Nereah said, “We all have a journey and we are all winners.”

Umulkheir Mohammed from Garissa County was the first runners up in the competition.


Government to give Joyce Laboso a State burial

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The government will accord Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso a State funeral.

In Bomet, preparations to receive her body were in top gear Thursday ahead its arrival this evening.

Deputy Governor Hillary Barchok was in meetings the whole morning with members of the county executive, county assembly and the Jubilee Party leadership to finalise burial arrangements.



The search for Kenya’s female president has just come to an end after a spirited battle. Following it, one couldn’t help but notice the brilliance of the contestants. This brings us to the question: would you vote a female president? Is Kenya ready for a female president. Share your thoughts with us.

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