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OMWEGA: Why Ruto will not become President in 2022

There’s no doubt the man from Kuresoi wants to move mountains to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta. However, if history tells us anything, it’s that it is going to take more than that for Deputy President William Ruto to occupy the house on the hill.  In other words, odds are that …

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WADA group recommends independent president

With angry athletes demanding an overhaul of the World Anti-Doping Agency following the decision to reinstate Russia’s anti-doping authority (RUSADA), a governance working group has made several recommendations, including the introduction of an independent president. The WADA governance group, comprising representatives of athletes, National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) and independent experts, …

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We need immunity just like the President, say governors

Governors yesterday demanded immunity from prosecution following the arrest and charging of their Busia counterpart Sospeter Ojaamong. In a statement read by CoG chairman Josphat Nanok, they want to be given the same treatment as the President because they too are heads of governments. The President cannot be prosecuted while …

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Ghana President fires electoral commission head, two deputies

Ghana‘s President Nana Akufo-Addo fired the head of the country’s Electoral Commission on Thursday for “misbehaviour and incompetence”,, Information Minister Mustapha Abdul-Hamid said. The removals of Charlotte Osei and her two deputies were based on a recommendation by a special committee set up by the chief justice to investigate complaints …

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Mutua loses case but promises to be President in 2022

The nullification of Alfred Mutua’s election victory opens a fresh battle between him and Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka for Kamba leadership supremacy. In case he loses an appeal he plans to lodge at the Supreme Court, the Machakos governor who has set his eyes on the 2022 presidential race will …

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