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Mike Sonko (Mbuvi Gideon Kioko)

Date of Birth: 27 February 1975
Place of Birth: Mombasa


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The race for Nairobi

The crowd-pleasing previous governor a frequent embarrassment to the government Mike Sonko was impeached last year...


A clumsy coup

The image of suspended Nairobi governor Mike Sonko at State House wordlessly signing powers over to the national government in February appeared to symbolise the presidency's triumph in the long campaign for control of the city...


The year of the empty threat

On 6 October this year Kenyatta was back at Uhuru Market another slum with the new Nairobi governor Mike Sonko and the public sweeping away the rubbish...


Counting on the counties

Jubilee's Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is already positioning himself as a rival to one of the Nasa co-founders Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka as leader of the Kamba community putting him on a collision course with Alfred Mutua the new governor of Machakos County...


A technical knock-out

Evans Kidero lost the governorship of Nairobi to Jubilee's Mike Sonko and Jubilee strengthened its hold over the legislature...


Uhuru spends, Raila promises

In Nairobi Peter Kenneth another Kenyatta favourite lost heavily to the mercurial populist Michael 'Sonko' Mbuvi Kioko...


Drama in court

Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Kioko (known as Sonko Kiswahili for Mr Moneybags) a key Kenyatta ally and ex-convict played cheerleader-in-chief...


Flashpoints on the margins

In the Senate race Bishop Margaret Wanjiru and controversial populist Gidion Kioko Mbuvi aka Mike Sonko will fight it out with Maina Njenga leader of one faction of the notorious Mungiki gang further raising the political temperature...


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