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David Wakairu Murathe


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Don’t show us the money

Kenyatta's top political strategist David Murathe is fighting allegations in Parliament's Public Investment Committee of underwriting a bank guarantee for a briefcase company that bid to provide Covid-19 materials worth 4 billion shillings ($37m) to the government last year; he denies any wrongdoing and in any case the deal fell through...


The Hague’s unexpected guest

It is suggested that the DCI boss himself perennially linked to one State House faction or another had either acted under instructions from the First Family – he is reputedly close to the President's brother Muhoho Kenyatta and David Murathe the ruling party's vice-chair and the face of the anti-Ruto campaign around the President (AC Vol 61 No 8 Freight storm hits the port) – or he had acted as the President's trial balloon and subsequently took the fall...


Keeping up with the Kenyattas

Like most Kalenjin the two politicians resent of the President's treatment of his Deputy William Ruto (a Kalenjin) now practically excluded from all aspects of government by a squad of the President's closest advisers led by Jubilee Party deputy chairman David Murathe in alliance with Raila Odinga's key men in the Orange Democratic Movement...


The Kenyatta-Odinga deal starts fraying

Among the luncheon guests at Atwoli's ranch that day were Jubilee Party vice-chair David Murathe newly-elected Majority Chief Whip in the National Assembly Jubilee's Richard Maoka Maore former MP and one-time presidential candidate and businessman Peter Kenneth and Siaya Senator and Odinga confidante James Orengo...


Uhuru takes it out on his party

David Murathe the combative former parliamentarian and one of the president's best friends has called for Ruto's expulsion from the party accusing him of corruption...


The fight for Jubilee

David Murathe who last year resigned as Jubilee Vice-Chair but now says that his resignation was not accepted has floated the idea which could be covered by the BBI process of Kenyatta becoming an executive prime minister with Odinga as a titular president after 2022...


Jockeying for position

One option mooted by close allies of Kenyatta including former Jubilee Vice-Chair and Kenyatta aide David Murathe is the president staying on as an 'executive' prime minister...


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