Peter Castro Oloo Aringo – Minister who implemented the 8-4-4 education system

Listen It was during Peter Castro Oloo Aringo’s tenure as Minister for Education that the 8-4-4 system of education was introduced. Additionally, the Kenya Science Teachers’ College was expanded and the Kenya Technical Trainers’ College (KTTC) was launched to address the needs of the new technical education system. It was also Aringo who presented bills […]

Peter Habenga Okondo – A loose tongue proved to be his final undoing

Listen Throughout his political career that spanned the colonial years until 1990, Peter Habenga Okondo was known for being outrageously outspoken; so much so that the media commonly referred to him as a man with a loose tongue. During the 1992 multiparty election campaigns, he was quoted as chiding members of the Opposition in Busia […]

Paul Kipkorir Marsin Sang – Former teacher who dabbled in politics

Listen Paul Kipkorir Marsin Sang was the MP for Bureti and Minister for Health shortly before the Opposition’s National Rainbow Coalition (NARC) dethroned the ruling party, KANU, from power. He had been a teacher before plugging into politics in 1997. He mobilised grassroot support and defeated the late Jonathan Kimetet Ng’eno, who was a confidant […]