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Cleophas Malala: Registrar of Political Parties rejects ANC request to expel vocal senator

Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala is off the hook, at least for now, after the Registrar of Political Parties declined a request by Amani National Congress to expel him from the party. Registrar Ann Nderitu said the expulsion request had procedural flaws. “This Office acknowledges receipt of your letter dated June …

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MCAs flex muscles against Waiguru as Kirinyaga County Assembly makes changes to Governor’s budget plan

The County Assembly of Kirinyaga has approved a KSh15.6 million budget allocation to the office of Deputy Governor Peter Ndambiri. This is according to the chairman of budget committee David Mathenge, the Baragwi ward MCA. In what is seen as war between members of the county assembly and the county …

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Pressure on Muthama as Wiper Party sends show-cause letter to ex-Senator

The Wiper Party has written to former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama to explain why he should not face disciplinary action for violating the party’s constitution. Wiper chairman Chirau Ali Makwere, Tuesday, said Muthama had been given two weeks to respond, cautioning the vocal politician that he risked expulsion from the …

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Muturi disallows CS Macharia censure motion over unsubstantiated allegations

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has struck out a petition which was seeking to impeach Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia, citing insufficient evidence. Muturi in a ruling delivered on the floor of the House on Tuesday said Nyali lawmaker Mohammed Ali who sponsored the petition failed to comply with the …

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Anne Waiguru faces her accusers as impeachment trial begins before Senate Committee

The impeachment trial of Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru was set for Tuesday. The Kirinyaga County Assembly will be the first to face the 11-member Senate committee chaired by Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala. The assembly’s lawyers will be required to defend their decision to impeach Waiguru, whom they accused of abuse …

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“Waiguru Must Go” leaflets circulated all over Kirinyaga County ahead of her Senate impeachment trial

Days after the Senate voted for an 11-member trial committee for Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru’s impeachment following the motion passed by the Kirinyaga County Assembly, leaflets with a message “Waiguru Must Go” have been circulating within the county. The leaflets dropped at strategic towns, Kerugoya, Kimbimbi, Kianyaga, Kagio, Kutus, Sagana …

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