Meet Hezekiah Ochukah, soldier who ruled Kenya for six hours

If you ask anyone, they will tell you that since independence, Kenya has had four presidents. And they would be very correct because they don’t consider Hezekiah Ochukah as one of them. What they may not tell you is that sometimes in 1982, a man called Hezekiah Ochukah was the Kenyan leader for six hours. Born on 23rd July 1953, Hezekiah Rahala Ochukah who was also known as Awuor carried out a coup intending to overthrow President Daniel arap Moi. Moi was then in his fifth year as president having taken…

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Handshake being used to frustrate the DP ,says lobby group

A lobby group in support of Deputy President William Ruto’s presidential ambition dubbed ‘Dr. William Ruto Team’ have castigated the second handshake for being used by a section of political leaders to frustrate the deputy president. Speaking at a Nakuru hotel over the weekend, the members drawn from across the country led by Edra Mbatha, one of the national leaders under the lobby said that they will activate the presence of the DP Ruto across the whole country to ensure that his ambitions remain focused and received by the people…

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Nakuru veteran politician dies

Former Rongai MP Willy Komen is dead. The three times MP in different constituencies died on Saturday night at a Nakuru Hospital. According to his son Kibet Komen, the veteran politician died after a short illness and will be remembered as an astute politician. He had political tides with the founding President Jomo Kenyatta and his predecessor Daniel Moi in the late 60’s and early 80’s subsequently. Willam Kiprop Komen popularly known as Willy Komen served as a Member of Parliament in 1969-74 in Molo (Presently, Nakuru Town West, Njoro…

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One dead,several injured in night accident at Salgaa

One person died and several sustained injuries including a fractured leg of one of the trailer workers when a trailer lost brakes at the downhill near Salgaa ramming into several trailers and vehicles during the night incident. According to one of the car drivers who was the first hit before getting to kerb, the trailer kept going down at high speed and left several with injuries. He said that the driver of the trailer was not badly injured but others the occupants of some vehicles including a nissan returning back…

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Mudavadi hints on possibility of working with Moi in 2022

Amani National Congress Party leader Musalia Mudavadi has hinted possibility of working with Baringo Senator Gideon Moi towards 2022. Speaking on Tuesday during a breakfast show on one of the radio stations in the country,Mudavadi stated that history has it that he has worked with Moi before in the Amani coalition. He was however quick to state that it was too early to determine who he will work with in his ambition for presidency come 2022. “We have worked with Gideon before in the Amani coalition and therefore when the…

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