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Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi

Date of Birth: 21/09/1960
Place of Birth: Sabatia, Vihiga District, Kenya


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Fuelling a debt crisis

Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi said the Treasury had no reason to increase fuel taxes, 'other than agreeing to be bullied by the World Bank', and added that agreeing to the bill as amended would 'arrest disaffection with government's appetite to fleece Kenyans through taxes'...


Raila rebounds

Though enthusiastically received by his core supporters from the Luo community, the mock inauguration was criticised by Western diplomats and even Odinga's key opposition allies in the National Super Alliance (Nasa), Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi, and Moses Simiyu Wetangula, who now claim they opposed the stunt...


Hanging on a handshake

His former allies from the National Super Alliance (Nasa) – Kalonzo Musyoka, Moses Wetangula, and Musalia Mudavadi – had already made overtures to Kenyatta...


Down the autocrat's alley

Odinga at odds with Kalonzo and Mudavadi In the vaults of the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties, in Nairobi's Westlands, lies a legal agreement between the Orange Democratic Movement, Wiper Democratic Movement and Amani National Congress binding Raila Odinga not to stand for president in 2022 and deferring to either Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka or Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi...

When Odinga mounted the podium at Nairobi's Uhuru Park to be sworn in, his lieutenants Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Simiyu Wetangula were nowhere to be seen, even though they had sworn to stand by his side...


Political rift will linger

The allocation of positions on various parliamentary committees, for which Nasa is constitutionally eligible, has led to acrimony between Nasa's constituent parties, notably the Kamba-dominated Wiper Democratic Movement of Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, and the mainly Luhya Amani National Congress (ANC) of Wycliffe Mudavadi...


Unpacking Raila's resistance

ExpandingAt the end of October, Canon Peter Karanja, the Anglican Secretary General of the National Council of Churches of Kenya, floated the idea of 'expanding the executive' to accommodate a new office of Prime Minister, to be appointed at the discretion of the President, a leader of the opposition and two deputies: in effect, a constitutional amendment to accommodate the aggrieved Odinga and his allies Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka and Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi (AC Vol 58 No 17, New elections, old battles)...


The incumbent never loses

The NARC coalition had collapsed and out of the ashes three newly-minted parties had emerged: the Orange Democratic Movement, led by Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi, which had broad national support; a splinter group, the Orange Democratic Movement-Kenya led by Musyoka, and the Party of National Unity, Kibaki's umbrella coalition...


The next trial of strength

Scrutiny demandsOdinga's campaign chief, the former finance minister Musalia Mudavadi, added demands for a full audit of the commission's IT systems, and scrutiny of its servers and network systems...

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New elections, old battles

Wary alliesThis was new and uncomfortable territory for his more conservative allies Musalia Mudavadi and Kalonzo Musyoka...


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