Kenya YearBook Editorial Board | Cabinets

Uhuru Cabinet

  • Raphael Tuju: The suave politician with full portfolio
    On 12 February 2020, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Cabinet Secretary without portfolio, Raphael Tuju, almost died – again. He was strapped in and fast asleep in the front passenger seat of his official vehicle on this cold, wet early morning as his […]

Kibaki Cabinet

  • Fredrick Gumo – Dean with a piercing gaze
    During his heyday in politics, Gumo came to be associated with two Kiswahili phrases — jeshi la Mzee and kaa ngumu — which earned him mileage and admiration in a political environment where right connections triumphed over polished speeches and presentation. ‘Jeshi la Mzee’, or Mzee (Daniel arap […]

Moi Cabinet

  • Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi – His performance gained him national recognition
    Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi joined politics in 1989 after the death of his father, Moses Mudavadi. He won the parliamentary seat vacated by his father, becoming the Member of Parliament for Sabatia Constituency. He is credited with saving the country from runaway inflation and resumption of aid when […]

Kenyatta Cabinet

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