Abdulkadir Mohamed Haji Takes Garissa Senatorial Seat Unopposed

Garissa Governor Ali Korane expressed his earnest willingness to support him as he starts to execute his mandate to represent Garissa at the Senate and to protect the interests of the counties as envisaged in Art. 96 CoK. 

Dr. Phillip Mpango Named Tanzania’s New Vice President

He previously served as Acting Commissioner General of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA); Executive Secretary in the President’s Office (Planning Commission); Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs as well as Personal Assistant to the President (Economic Affairs).

Agnes Kavindu Muthama Sworn In As Machakos Senator

The by-election was defined by low vote turnout for a better part of the day. The poll stations and officials remained idle with most polling stations reporting a turnout of less than 15% by 1pm.

Tanzania Swears in Samia Suluhu as New President

In her first public address as president, the 61-year-old leader announced 21 days of mourning for Magufuli and public holidays on March 22 and on March 25, the day the late president will be buried.

I’ve Lost a Friend, Uhuru Mourns President John Magufuli

ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi, eulogized Magufuli and wished the Tanzania Constitution guides Tanzania through a smooth transition as they celebrate his legacy anchored on the war against corruption and strengthening of the economy.

Samia Suluhu: Tanzania’s First Female President

Samia's political career began in 2000 when she decided to join politics. She was elected as a special seat member to the Zanzibar House of Representatives and was appointed a minister by President Amani Karume.

Tanzania’s Bulldozer President John Magufuli Is Dead

If he has died of Covid-19 related complication, it will be an irony of sorts as President Magufuli was among few national leaders who downplayed the Coronavirus threat and declined to apply lockdowns to slow down infections. He advocated for home remedies and steaming saying Covid-19 was a Western conspiracy and the vaccines were dangerous. “Let’s not panic,” he said at the heat of Covid-19 outbreak in East Africa as Kenya and Uganda imposed curfews and lockdowns. “Let’s continue working. Production should double.”

Harassed President & Skeptical Kenyans as Covid-19 Vaccine Finally Arrives

Kenyans have expressed conflicted feelings toward the administering of vaccines and have relayed their concerns to governors who have in turn put the President on the spot. Governors implored President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga to receive the jab publicly to eliminate fears.

Nairobi’s Next Governor? Sakaja Throws Hat in the Ring for 2022

Sakaja who is born and raised in Nairobi requested residents to give him the opportunity to serve them in the position of governor. He stated that he would implement great changes in the city that would create opportunities to eliminate urban poverty rampant in many estates of Nairobi.

BBI Reggae Continues as 29 Counties Approve Bill

Some of the counties which gave the document a green light on 'Super Tuesday' include Murang’a, Bungoma, Kitui, Taita Taveta, Narok ,Nyeri, Mombasa, Machakos and Kakamega.