Ukambani This Week – June 2 to June 8 2024

Here is a highlight of the top trending stories from Ukambani (Kitui, Machakos, and Makueni) on the first week of June 2024.

We featured Olive Kalekye Burrows who made her debut show on Citizen Weekend News. Unknown to many she is a Kamba. Read more: The story of Olive Kalekye Burrows new Citizen Weekend News presenter.

Former Machakos Senator and PSC Commissioner Johnson Muthama said Ukambani is not producing a president soon. Read more: Muthama: Why Ukambani won’t produce a President soon.

Matungulu MP Stephen Mule promised to lead demonstrations in his constituency. Read more: Matungulu MP threatens to Lead Mother of All Demonstrations.

Yatta MP Robert Basil was warned against threatening President William Ruto. Read more: Yatta MP Warned Against Insulting President Ruto.

A tout arrested by Machakos county inspectorate officers committed suicide under unclear circumstances. Read more: Machakos County Askaris flee after man dies under unclear circumstances in holding room.

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Kamba Gospel artist Ndeke ya Muthanga and Benga artist Alex Kasau Katombi had a heated exchange him online. Read more: Drama as Ndeke ya Muthanga and Katombi exchange escalates.

Kasolo took on Youtuber Nicholas Kioko after his recent interview with Katombi, tagging his family. Read more: Kasolo takes on Nicholas Kioko after interviewing Katombi.

Kasolo landed in trouble after attacks on Nicholas Kioko with Kioko’s Lawyers issuing a demand letter. Read more: Kasolo lands in trouble after attacks on Nicholas Kioko.

IPOA commenced investigations following the death of a 18-month-old baby in custody at Kambu police station in Makueni. Read more: IPOA begins investigations after minor died in Makueni police custody.

First Daughter Charlene Ruto visited Kitui for a shoe and food donation drive. Read more: Kitui South: Pupils benefit from First Daughter ZeroBarefoot campaign.

FKF Eastern Region League Table Standings were released. Read more: FKF Eastern Region League Table Standings released.

Barely a week after reconciling, Gospel artists Stephen Kasolo and Ndeke ya Muthanga fell out again. Read more: Kasolo falls out with Ndeke days after reconciling.

Machakos University Registrar Academic and Student Affairs passed on. Read more: Machakos University mourns death of Registrar.

Controversial Makueni Businessman Ndolo wa Mauta was buried. Read more: Emotions high as Businessman Ndolo ‘wa Mauta’ is laid to rest.

Ex-Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu indicated that she will ask Raila to endorse Kalonzo ahead of the 2027 elections. Read More: Ngilu hints at ‘Kalonzo Tosha’ endorsement by Raila in 2027.

The Agricultural Society of Kenya held the Machakos National Show from Wednesday to Saturday. Wamusyi show also happened in Kitui for the first time on Saturday 8th June.

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