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Charity Kaluki Ngilu

Date of Birth: 28 January 1952
Place of Birth: Mbooni, Makueni County, Kenya


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Full of sound and fury…

It included the then Cabinet Secretary for Lands, Charity Ngilu; the Permanent Secretary for Transport, Michael Kamau; as well as Governors Peter Munya (Meru), Isaac Ruto (Bomet) and Evans Kidero (Nairobi)...


The incumbent never loses

His chosen successor, the youthful Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the first president, was decisively defeated by the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC), an alliance of the 'Rainbow Coalition' of KANU defectors around Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and George Saitoti, and the 'National Alliance' of Mwai Kibaki, Charity Ngilu and Kijana Wamalwa, which – through Kibaki's Democratic Party - had been the enduring centre of political opposition to KANU since 1991...


The figures don’t add up

Hearings in other cases, such as those of Lands Minister Charity Ngilu and Infrastructure Minister Michael Kamau, have been delayed by multiple legal technicalities and appeals in higher courts...


A very British coup

It was a warning shot from the usually emollient Charity Kaluki Ngilu when she read a statement in Nairobi on 6 March claiming that Britain’s envoy Christian Turner was plotting with civil society activist Maina Kiai to rig the election in Raila Odinga’s favour: ‘The Jubilee Alliance is deeply concerned about the shadowy, suspicious and rather animated involvement of the British High Commissioner in Kenya’s election...


Swing counties hold the key

Charity Ngilu, a bitter rival of Musyoka for the community’s leadership mantle, is fighting it out with a provincial commissioner from Moi’s time and close ally of Musyoka’s, David Musila (AC Vol 48 No 7, Coming to the aid of the parties)...


The trouble with Tobiko

Within days, another senior ODM politician, Charity Kaluki Ngilu, publicly backed Tobiko, leaving the ODM strategy in disarray...


Closer and closer

The original National Rainbow Coalition (Narc) was registered in the name of his former Minister of Health, Charity Ngilu, who flatly refused to hand it over to him...


Raila and Team Tinga

In October, former Health Minister Charity Ngilu became a member of the Pentagon after she defected from Kibaki's camp to support Odinga - now the Pentagon has six sides...


Politicians overboard

Health Minister Charity Kaluki Ngilu, also Kamba, has warmed to the ODM and consults regularly with Odinga, while remaining a minister in a government that she lambasts almost daily, accusing it of betraying its 2002 election pledges and of being Kikuyu-dominated...


A political resurrection

NARC leaders like Charity Ngilu (the Health Minister, who gets Kamba votes) and Musikari Kombo (the Local Government Minister and titular Bukusu leader) wanted Kibaki to reach out to disaffected ex-allies like Raila and Kalonzo Musyoka, both of whom have large ethnic followings...


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