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Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi

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


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Mixed Marriage

KANU apparatchiks complain that the NDP is getting too many favours and the merger has renewed the rivalry between KANU-A and KANU-C (Musalia Mudavadi, Katana Ngala, Bonaya Adhi Godana)...


Mixed fortunes

He also wants to amend the constitution via parliament, to provide for a ceremonial president (Moi or Nicholas Biwott), a Vice-President (Musalia Mudavadi) and Prime Minister (Odinga)...


Sorry, wrong number

Naikuni and his Minister, Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi, have now set up a tribunal to investigate complaints, both from major companies eliminated in the early stages of the competition, such as Deutsche Telekom and Malaysia Telecom, and from five of the short-listed companies...


Phone sects

Naikuni, said his Minister (former Finance Minister Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi) would be appointing a three-member tribunal to consider appeals on CCK decisions...


Moi's no-shuffle

There are two Luhyas in the select group of seven not associated with KANU-A: Attorney General Amos Wako and Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi...

Reformer Musalia Mudavadi has been demoted from Agriculture to Information, Transport and Communications...


Ethnic straitjackets

Moi was slow to fill the post; the leading candidates, whom he kept in suspense and who all believe they are still in the running, were: Education Minister Kalonzo Musyoka (Kamba,11 per cent of the population); NDP leader Raila Odinga (Luo, 14 per cent); Saitoti (Kikuyu, 23 per cent, and Maasai, 4 per cent); ex-Finance Minister Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi (Luhya, 15 per cent); Nyachae (Kisii, 9 per cent); Lands Minister Katana Ngala (Coast, 11 per cent)...

Ministers and MPs who want to break out of Moi's ethnic straitjacket include the new KANU leader of the Coast Parliamentary Group, Jembe Mwakele, Musalia Mudavadi and Minister of State Marsden Madoka...


Before the storm

KANU’s principal contenders for the vice-presidency are still: • Planning Minister George Saitoti (Maasai/Kikuyu), with no firm ethnic base but a protégé of Moi’s favourite, Biwott; • Finance Minister Simeon Nyachae strives for renewal of the International Monetary Fund’s suspended structural adjustment facility and for a political coalition of his own Kisii with disenchanted Luhya and Kalenjin; • Agriculture Minister Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi (Luhya/ Maragoli) has been buoyed by his defeat, as leader of government business in the House, of Orengo’s no-confidence motion, and is attracting Maragoli enthusiasm, especially in Nairobi; • Foreign Minister Bonaya Adhi Godana (Boran/Gabra) has no significant ethnic backing and his prospects have waned; • So have those of Noah Katana Ngala (Coastal/Giriama); • Marsden Madoka (Coastal/Taita), once Jomo Kenyatta’s aide-de-camp and a retired army major, is a Minister of State in the President’s Office and KANU’s new dark horse; he seems more bureaucrat than politician and his marriage to a Kikuyu may hurt him with some Kalenjin; • Moi has muddied KANU waters by rehabilitating Charles M...


Nyachae and the Fund

While Musalia Mudavadi was Finance Minister, Nyachae attacked him furiously for ‘being the white man’s boy’ and for doing exactly what Nyachae is now doing with the IMF/World Bank staff in Nairobi...


Moi's last lap

The well liked ex-Finance Minister, Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi, was demoted to Agriculture, some believe for taking the IMF’s anti-graft strictures too seriously...

Musalia Mudavadi; backed by his Maragoli/Luhya people but unable to attract the Bukusu Luhya, who back Ford-Kenya’s Wamalwa Kijana; well-regarded by donors, which doesn’t bring political popularity; his hard pro-Moi campaign in Western Province brought him 43 per cent of the vote...


All change at the Treasury

Simeon Nyachae’ s promotion to Finance Minister and his predecessor Musalia Mudavadi’s demotion to Agriculture Minister have been accompanied by a thorough-going reorganisation of senior civil servants in the Treasury...


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