All posts tagged: william ruto

Protests – A Colonial Tool to Secure Political End Game of the Elites and Not Masses

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is leading weekly protests against high living costs and alleged fraud in last year’s vote. The protesters have accused President William Ruto of mismanagement, while his supporters have accused Odinga of using anger over rising prices, a global phenomenon, to press for political concessions and a possible role in government. […]

Q&A: The Kenyan Presidential Elections

Question: (The Kenyan opposition leader, Odinga, on Monday, 22/8/2022, submitted a formal appeal to the Supreme Court over the results of the presidential elections won by his opponent, William Ruto, the outgoing vice president. The Associated Press reported that Odinga submitted this morning the objection papers to the Supreme Court which must respond within 14 […]

Party’s Manifestos: Status-quo will remain largely unchanged since Islam has been excluded

The race for Kenya’s next president has intensified, with presidential candidates that have been cleared by the country’s electoral body launching manifestos to win more votes of the Aug.9 general election. Raila Odinga who is running the Presidency at the fifth time has unveiled his party’s manifesto early June which is basically on of a […]

Incitements and Tribal Instigations the Norm of a Failed System of Democracy

The Meru Senator Mithika Linturi is facing charges of allegedly inciting the public to violence during Deputy President William Ruto’s rally in Eldoret. Elsewhere, the Director of Public Prosecution requested the Inspector General of Police, Hillary Mutyambai, to probe the Legislator at the Kisii County Richard Onyoka over statements he made during a political rally. According […]

Administrative Corruption: A Natural Product of a Secular Liberal Creed

Presidential aspirants Raila Odinga of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and William Ruto of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) are roaming the country in the 2022 election campaigns with both promising the electorates: stemming out corruption! Addressing 500 delegates in Turkana Odinga said: “The biggest problem affecting Kenya is corruption. People have embezzled public funds. When they […]

Anarchy and Pandemonium are One Coin but Different Faces of Democracy

Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has condemned the attack on Deputy President William Ruto’s tour of the Western Region on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Several vehicles from Ruto’s motorcade were destroyed when a section of youth protested his tour of Busia Town. Eight suspects have already been arrested in connection to the violence.

Shaky Political Marriages, Broken Promises and Failed Alliances are the Filthy Fruits of a Failed System of Democracy

The recent spat between Deputy President William Ruto and Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka over land grabbing allegations is a glimpse of loose talk and propaganda that could flow in the coming days as political rivals seek to outwit each other. In another political gimmick, Jubilee Party Vice-Chairman David Murathe in an interview in a […]