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Moses Wetangula

Date of Birth: 13 September 1956


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Ruto's UDA in chaos

The UDA could become close to a one-party state if Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula the two Luhya leaders whose switch to the Ruto camp was decisive in the President's election agree to fold their Amani National Congress and Ford-Kenya parties into the UDA (AC Vol 64 No 6 The one-party state bounces back)...


It's the politics that counts

Some in Azimio fear that assembly speaker Moses Wetang'ula and his Senate counterpart Amason Kingi mindful of their own places in the Ruto administration's hierarchy intend to block the legislation putting the NDC's proposals into law...

That leaves Gachagua and Mount Kenya in a weaker position than Moses Wetang'ula and Mudavadi who resisted pressure to fold their Ford-Kenya and Amani National Congress into the UDA...


The one-party state bounces back

PromisesTo build his Kenya Kwanza coalition Ruto promised senior positions to a handful of regional and ethnic kingpins the most prominent of which were the two Luhya leaders: Amani National Congress's (ANC) Musalia Mudavadi now prime cabinet secretary and National Assembly Speaker Ford Kenya's Moses Wetangula (AC Vol 63 No 22 A different kind of cronyism)...


Loyalty trumps all in Ruto's cabinet

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...


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Ahead of his inauguration, Ruto sews up parliament

Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetangula clinched the National Assembly Speaker seat after his rival for the post Azimio La Umoja's Kenneth Marende reading that the numbers were against him chose not to stand in the second round of voting...

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The judges endorse Ruto's rout

The National Assembly will hold its first sitting on 8 September where Ruto's Kenya Kwanza lawmakers will expect to use its narrow majority and co-opted independents to secure Ford-Kenya's Moses Wetangula as Speaker (AC Vol 63 No 17 Pricing Ruto's promises)...


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)...


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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