Kenya YearBook Editorial Board | Cabinets

Uhuru Cabinet

Kibaki Cabinet

  • Newton Kulundu – The determined bricklayer
    Newton Wanjala Kulundu, the medic-turned-politician, was easy to underestimate. The Member of Parliament (MP) for Lurambi, a constituency carved out of the then larger Kakamega District (now Kakamega County) at independence, had a somewhat laboured manner of speech that underlined humble beginnings […]

Moi Cabinet

  • Paul Joseph Ngei – Volatile man of influence
    Paul Joseph Ngei had a burning, often-expressed ambition to succeed Kenya’s first President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta. This yearning for power would later become his albatross when he was a Cabinet Minister under President Daniel arap Moi. Due to his close association with Kenyatta spanning nearly […]

Kenyatta Cabinet

  • Taaitta Toweett – The odd man of Kenya’s politics
    Dr Taaitta Kipyegon arap Toweett was born in 1925. He started school at Litein Primary and later joined Kabianga Mission School. In the 1948 Kenya African Preliminary Examination, he emerged the top pupil in the country. He joined Alliance High […]
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