What happened to Raila’s face. Photos of former Prime minister Raila Odinga doing rounds on social media has revealed that he has a swollen face. In the photos, President Uhuru Kenyatta together with his son Jomo accompanied by James Orengo visited Odinga at his home after the supreme court upheld William Ruto victory. In the photo, they all can be seen having “fun” and smiling but Kenyans noted Odinga had a swollen face. Many purported that the leader might be ailing wishing him quick recovery. It is not yet clear what happened to him but it seems he has a flue (Homa). Uhuru Kenyatta visited the leader after the supreme court verdict. Uhuru was backing Raila Odinga for his presidency bid.
5 counties have now been put under lock-down. These includes Nairobi, Kajiado, Nakuru, Machakos and Kiambu. This will be effective from Saturday 27th 2020. The cessation of movement must be strictly adhered to and only essential services will be excepted. The five counties is said to be hot spots for Covid-19 infections and has reported the highest cases since third wave. The country has recorded the highest cases since Corona Virus hit the country in March 2020. The curfew has however been moved from 10 pm to 8 pm. Eateries and alcohol selling point has been banned also. Public gatherings such as Funerals and wedding has been limited to 30 members and should last for a maximum of 1 hour.
President Uhuru Kenyatta Addressing the nation at statehouse. Source : Screen grab Citizen Tv
A man found himself in court after writing a threatening post on his Facebook page. Simon Muchiri, 22 years old Kenyan said he would shoot president Uhuru Kenyatta direct in the heart if given a gun. According to the prosecutor the young man claimed he would eliminate the president. However, his lawyer defended him saying that he is just a youngster and that was his first crime. He was later released on a cash bail of Ksh 200,000. This is no the first time people found themself in court for insulting the president online. In 2013 a man went into hiding after writing all kinds of insults about President Uhuru on his Facebook page. People have taken this for the norm and are now insulting not only the president but also prominent government officials online. The government has always been looking for the best way to regulate social media platforms with some countries blocking Facebook and Whatsapp completely.
President Uhuru Kenyatta addressing the public at Muranga Photo source: Statehouse Kenya.
In 2014 Embakasi North member of Parliament Babu Owino publicly insulted president Uhuru Kenyatta together with his mother. The case went up to court but he was released on bail. This is a warning that all Kenyans should be very careful posting on their online social media.
Deputy President William Ruto has disclosed that he was not invited by the president to attend a meeting at the statehouse. According to Ruto, he spent all day in his office at Karen. His office did not receive an invitation from the statehouse. The meeting was to talk about the country’s development agenda and all top leaders in the country were invited. Deputy President William Ruto who now focuses on his 2022 campaigns did not disclose any cause of him not being invited. There has been a standoff between the president and him. Their relationship has been deteriorating every single day with the president frankly asking him to resign from office if he is not happy with how the government is run. Their woes started after a handshake between the president and opposition leader former prime minister Raila Odinga. Ruto has on many occasions accused Raila Odinga of the failure of the jubilee government.
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Former Nairobi County governor Mike Sonko today 4th, Feb was taken to court under very tight security. Sonko is facing more than 10 count charges in court. Police who were heavily armed and in full combat unformed escorted the governor to Kahawa law courts where a hearing was scheduled. Sonko has been in police custody for the last 4 days after he was denied bail. Mike Sonko was sermoned by DCI after a video disrespecting the president started to tren online last week. “kuna mlevi mmoja huko sagana” “There is one drunkard in Sagana”. he was then referring to His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta. He later played a video of the president from his phone. Mike Sonko was arrested the following day after that rally.
MIKE SONKO POSING FOR A PHOTO AT AN EARLIER EVENT SOURCE FACEBOOK
Sonko has been Named Top 4 Hall Of Shame By NCIC
Sonko has been dramatic in playing dirty politics. After he was elected in 2017 as Nairobi county governor, the deputy resigned six months later. He then staying without a deputy for 3 years even having been mandated to select one. He was later impeached by the county assembly and replaced by Ann Kananu. He is among politicians name in the list of hall of shame by NCIC.
President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta donated Ksh 2 million to the family of the late Mighty Salim. This information was delivered by Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui. This stirred mixed reactions online with many seeing it as a hypocrite way. According to many, he should have donated the cash when Mighty Salim was still alive. However, many appreciated the president for his action. According to Mighty Salim’s Sister Sarafina Salim, the reason why he didn’t have a kidney transplant is was not due to lack of funds. That was due to to his other health conditions, Salim was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure. This could lead to a transplant failure. Sarafina Salim was speaking at an interview with Kameme TV. Salim was laid to rest at his home place Subukia. The funeral service was aired live on all social media platforms with over 100k live viewers. There were also over 500 Kenyan artists and a dozen of politicians.
a casket with Mighty Salim inside ready to be laid to rest. source Facebook
Renown Kikuyu secular artist Muigai wa Njoroge declares his political side. Muiga Wa Njoroge was speaking at the funeral of the musician Mighty Salim. Mighty Salim was laid to rest at his home town Subukia. Muigai claimed that he will fight for artists when he will become part of the incoming government in 2022. According to him, the government charges artists a tax of 60% on their skiza tunes loyalties. He went ahead to troll politicians who were present at the burial insisting they are the reason why artists don’t have money. Mugai also said that no single artist will die and leave his family suffering due to lack of money. Muigai will be siding current deputy president William Samoei Ruto, who will be viewing for presidency come 2022. Muigai is commonly known for his style of music that directly attacks politicians and the government at large. In 2020 he sang a song themed on how they fought for Uhuru Kenyatta who has abandoned them. In the song, he directly attacked President Uhuru Kenyatta and his family for owning huge lands in Kenya. The song trended for a whole week at number one on youtube.
KIKUYU ARTIST MUIGAI WA NJOROGE POSING FOR A PICTURE. SOURCE: TWITTER
The government is milking artists every day, That’s why artists are dying and leaving nothing behind. Moses Kuria I know you will be in the incoming government if everything goes as planned. I will be also a part of it” Muigai declared. – translated from Kikuyu.
President Uhuru Kenyatta today 30th January met with M.t Kenya leaders at Sagana lounge. Kenyatta met with over 7 thousand delegates to discuss the region’s development agenda and politics. According to Kenyatta, he owes nothing to deputy president William Ruto. He is focusing on his promises to the community. He also added he is not ready to engage in cheap insults as many people expected. Uhuru urged M.t Kenya people to support BBI since that’s what they can be proud of.
President Uhuru Kenyatta Addressing Delegates. Source: Statehouse
i know today some people are expecting me to come here, speak in anger or insult anyone. Too bad for them, i have no anger or insults. Mine is to have a conversation with you, to chart the way for this region and country… It is important to remind you of where we have come from, since 2007, you all know what happened, i don’t want to repeat that story. I remember how some of you seated here were so against our decisions to look for unity in 2007…You all remember how things were in 2017 and the repeat election. I feel so sad when I see people speak the way they speak today. There are some people here, who i can tell you what they went through in 2017 and i had to convince them, appeal to them not to revenge.Then you hear them call me dynasty just best i was born by Kenyatta. Who chooses where he wants to be born? Tell them to stop insulting me, they will know where votes come from next year.You hear them from top of the vehicles brag about what has been done: roads, water, education as if such work is done from those rallies. That work is done from state house, where you sent me. Tell them to stop milking with my ‘nappier grass’You remember how they claimed to have been left out of the handshake. Remember how in Bomas i said how they involved and even nominated members to the BBI team? The truth must be told” some of highlight that Uhuru Kenyatta Said