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Rigathi Gachagua

Date of Birth: 1965
Place of Birth: Hiriga village, Mathira, Nyeri County, Kenya


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What does Raila Odinga want?

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua estimated that Odinga's first day of protests on 20 March cost the economy Ksh2 billion (US$20 million – Dispatches 21/3/23 Raila takes to the streets)...


Cult and politics

Dorcas Gachagua wife of Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua herself a pastor was one of the high-profile attendees of a prayer rally hosted by Odero last December at the Moi International Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi...


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Raila takes to the streets

On 20 March Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua warned that the Inspector-General of Police has been given a clear mandate to protect lives and properties while Ruto gave a public address stating that 'allowing ourselves to operate outside the law is condoning impunity'...

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A different kind of cronyism

And while the Director of Public Prosecutions has been quick to resurrect cases that had lain dormant under the previous administration his alacrity to drop corruption charges against Ruto loyalists – including Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua – on the grounds that they were politically motivated has not gone unnoticed (Dispatches 19/10/22 Freedom for Ruto allies as prosecutors drop corruption cases)...


Loyalty trumps all in Ruto's cabinet

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has a clearly defined portfolio quite different from Ruto's position in President Uhuru Kenyatta's second term when he had no specified role and was effectively sidelined from government...


The judges endorse Ruto's rout

On 5 September Ruto's deputy Rigathi Gachagua indirectly lambasted Kenyatta's economic management asserting that Ruto would return the country to the Kibaki era of governance regarded by many as an era of effective if corruption-addled government...


Kenyatta's securocrats cast into the cold

That stretches public credulity given that Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua and others have been repeatedly and credibly linked to graft scandals quite apart from Ruto's own vast and unexplained wealth all acquired during a 30-year political career...


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