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When Sabina Chege was robbed of joy and the teary aftermath

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As a radio broadcaster, she was known for little or zero controversy. But after joining politics in 2013 as Murang’a Woman representative, Sabina Wanjiru Chege has been courting one controversy after another.

From declaring her interest to be DP William Ruto’s 2022 running mate, to being mentioned in Wazir Chacha scandal, pushing for castration of rapists and now crying for her undying love for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s work, Ms Chege has always been in the news for polemical remarks.

But her firm support for Dr Ruto’s presidency seems to have shifted after joining a group of women leaders calling itself Team Embrace that is pro-handshake.

During a rally in Kandara last week, the self-proclaimed ‘maitu wa county’ (mother of the county) was humbled by her constituents who jeered her while chanting pro-Ruto slogans.

She had to cut short her speech due to the noise. When she returned to the podium, with a handkerchief in her hand, she beseeched the constituents not to embarrass her in front of guests as she also implored on them to rally behind the Kenyatta-Odinga handshake.

She broke town in tears while making that passionate plea. Her tears sparked debate with MPs Rigathi Gachagua and Jane Kihara, saying Ms Chege ought to have known that all politics is local, and such resistance was predictable.

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She has since denied being heckled and instead explained that she cried “after getting emotional for the love of the President.”

The journey of the former actress at the Kenya National Theatre to parliament has been long and illustrious.

But before her sojourn in mainstream media, she had featured in music videos and TV shows. She appeared as a video vixen for Kikuyu benga musician John De’Mathew in a song called Njata Yakwa. Ms Chege also appeared in the once popular TV show Tausi as Rehema.

She became a household name in central Kenya as a presenter in Kikuyu vernacular radio stations — Kameme and Coro — for her passion to address political, socio-economic and development issues.

She rode on that fame and helping women groups start empowerment programmes to become the first Women representative for Murangá in 2013.

During her re-election campaign, another radio broadcaster Waithira Muithirania gave the MP a run for her money forcing her to apply all strategies in the book to woo voters.

In the 2018 scandal of Mr Chacha — the man accused of faking her identity and conning MPs and senior government officials — Ms Chege vehemently denied having any contact with the youthful man.

She challenged the young man to release the videos he was reported to have boasted to police about showing his encounters with more than a dozen legislators.

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On April 4, 2018, she retorted angrily to a Twitter user named Romano, @RomanowaRomano, who sarcastically asked her about Mr Chacha.

The MP had posted a photo of herself and other officials planting trees in Murang’a County.

“Murang’a goes green. Mashinani Maneno’s,” Sabina wrote, but the Twitter user responded in Kikuyu asking ‘Kau ni Chacha kehau kana ni maitho ndiraira (Is that Chacha or do I have an eye problem?).

But she hit back at the Twitter user saying ‘uria nyukwa (ask your mother).

Love or hate her, Ms Chege’s record in the National Assembly speaks for itself. She always serves in powerful committees. In the first term, she served as the chair of Parliamentary Committee for Education and upon re-election, she is chairing the health committee — positions that she has served with commitment.

Source:Sunday Nation

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PHOTOS:Maureen Waititu throws son lavish party to mark 5th birthday

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Alot has been said about Maureen Waititu and ex, Frankie Just Gym It who doubles up as her baby daddy and ex fiance. The former couple has been giving fans and bloggers a good reason to continue snooping into their personal life as they like to parade it on social media.

However, what we can say is that they both had been drowning in a toxic relationship for a while; and this can be seen in the blame game that they continue to play in front of their followers. On Tuesday, 2o October Frankie Just Gymit shared a special message dedicated to his son as he celebrated his 5th birthday; but what caught our attention is the part he revealed that his ex has denied hi access to his boys. He wrote;

Since I have no access to you, I’ll pass these words on and hope they find you. Be true to yourself always. Live your own dreams. Don’t take life so seriously. And, last but certainly not least, Know that I love you and will always be there for you. No matter what, I’ve got your back. You are my son and always will be. Happy Birthday Lexi.

Maureen shares birthday photos

Maureen on the other hand has however chosen to maintain her silence; but this does not mean she will not be posting anything. As seen on her latest post, the mother of two has gone ahead to share a few photos showing how lit her baby’s birthday was.

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Lexi turns 5

Judging from the set up, we can agree that indeed the single mum went all out for her baby boy; but as much as she has issues with her ex lover, she should have let the baby daddy celebrate with her son. No?

Maureen Waititu celebrates son’s birthday in style

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Official video of Kenyan MPs participating in ‘Jerusalema Challenge’ released

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The awaited video of Kenyan politicians dancing to the ‘Jerusalama’ hit song has finally been uploaded on their Kenya’s National Assembly YouTube.

This comes just a few weeks after Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo proposed this motion in parliament; hoping to be the first parliament in the world to take part in the challenge. And for a minute many assumed that this could not work; until the video finally surfaced on online on Wednesday, 21 October.

Probably because this challenge had already been exhausted by many judging from the many videos of the challenge circulating on social media.

Kenyan politicians participate in Jerusalema video

Anyway, whether you like it or not, Kenyan politicians have gone ahead to release a new video; showing off their dance moves in their ‘Jerusalama challenge.‘ In a video shared less than 2 hours ago, the many politicians are seen grooving to the South African hit song….. and we love it!

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Governor Kingi tell off DP Ruto over hustler movement

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Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi has torn into wheelbarrow initiatives by Deputy President William Ruto terming it a political gimmick that has no benefit to Kenyans.

While addressing Kilifi residents during this year’s Mashujaa Day celebrations at Pwani University grounds the governor said Kenyans will only be freed from poverty, tribalism, and unemployment through the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).

“The same that are opposing the BBI are the ones going out to give out wheelbarrows as handouts. So they are blocking you from getting the benefits of the BBI and think that they can blindfold you with wheelbarrows,” he said.

Kingi who was in the company of Kilifi County Commissioner Kutswa Olaka said that the BBI report has outlined various interventions including increasing money to counties from the current 15 per cent they are receiving, a situation he said will improve the lives of the residents in counties.

“We have been pushing for the increase of funds to counties from the current 15 per cent and that has been addressed in the BBI report. But it baffles me that someone would go to an extent of opposing the document with all these interventions and then the only thing he gives is wheelbarrows. This is unfair and such people should be ignored,” the governor added.

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Kingi downplayed the hustler narrative saying that the DP is far away richer than the people he wants to lie to always.

“If you are hustler like him, then show me your chopper, your luxury houses not one and the luxury cars you own and then we shall know that you are like him. Other than that, then you are cheating yourself away,” he said.

He called on President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga to immediately release the contents of the BBI report to Kenyans so that the speculative agenda by the Tangatanga team can be silenced.

“If we continue to withhold the report, the prophets of doom will continue to speculate and continue to lie to Kenyans about its contents, I am asking the President and Mr Odinga to release the report,” he added.

Kingi also promised to help deliver and explain the BBI document to his residents, insisting that he will lead in ensuring that Kilifi gets to know the importance of what is contained in the document.

“I will move out as a Governor in 2022 and another person will come in but if BBI is not addressed then the challenges that are there will still exist. I will be in my most pains when after retirement, the only thing I will see in Kilifi is wheelbarrows. That is not what we want as Kilifi residents,” he said.

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