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Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi

Date of Birth: 21 September 1960
Place of Birth: Sabatia, Vihiga District, Kenya


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A different kind of cronyism

At the top of the league table is Chief Minister Musalia Mudavadi 62 the most experienced politician in the team with a declared net worth of KSh4bn ($33m) accumulated during his 33 years on and off in the cabinet...


Loyalty trumps all in Ruto's cabinet

That sharply limits the role of Musalia Mudavadi the Amani National Congress (ANC) leader who is the Prime Cabinet Secretary; a job that Ruto termed 'probably the most senior office after the president and deputy president'...

Ruto bought off former Odinga allies such as Musalia Mudavadi Alfred Mutua and Moses Wetang'ula new National Assembly speaker leaving some gaps in the market...


Ruto plays the economy blame-game

Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi is the favourite as chief cabinet minister or de facto prime minister even if he has told friends that it's not yet a 'done deal'...


Pricing Ruto's promises

Such is the transactional nature of Kenyan politics that the division of post-election spoils was set out in the pre-election deal brokered after the Amani National Congress (ANC) led by Musalia Mudavadi and Ford Kenya under Moses Wetangula switched camps from Odinga to Ruto in late January (Dispatches 24/1/22 Musalia Mudavadi springs January surprise as he backs Deputy President Ruto)...

The defeat in Kakamega is another setback for ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi earmarked as the most important minister in a Ruto government who promised to deliver Luhya votes in western Kenya to Ruto but did not carry a single county...


Ruto takes his revenge

Musalia Mudavadi's Amani National Congress (ANC) performed poorly winning only the Lamu governorship on the coast and losing Vihiga Mudavadi's home county...


How the hustlers toppled the dynasties

In Luhya-land former vice-president Musalia Mudavadi of the Amani National Congress was promised the post of chief minister in a Ruto administration...


Taking the fifth

The rival Kenya Kwanza team behind Ruto his deputy presidential nominee Rigathi Gachagua and ex-ministers Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang'ula are confident that on the day they will restore the lead they held until May (Dispatches 24/1/22 Musalia Mudavadi springs January surprise as he backs Deputy President Ruto)...

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New coalitions, old faces chase counties

Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi and Ford-Kenya's Moses Wetangula the two main Luhya leaders went to Kakamega during their candidates' clearance by the IEBC which underscores Kenya Kwanza's interest in the race...


Now the numbers favour Raila Odinga

The defection of Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi to the Ruto camp as well as promises made to the region by Ruto will cost Odinga many votes there...


DISPATCHES

Martha Karua and Rigathi Gachagua make the cut as running mates

News that Ruto's Kenya Kwanza coalition agreement would create a position of Prime Cabinet Secretary for its principal Musalia Mudavadi should Ruto win the 9 August elections has prompted amusement and synthetic anger from Odinga's camp (AC Dispatches 24/1/22 Musalia Mudavadi springs January surprise as he backs Deputy President Ruto)...

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