The craziest scandals, controversies and feuds female politicians have been involved in

The one thing that never escapes the notice of Kenyans is when our leaders are involved in scandals.

Here are some female politicians whose scandals attracted national attention. They have each addressed the matters at hand, so just read about the bombshells.

1. Rachael Shebesh

The slap. In 2013, drama unfolded at City Hall Friday after then Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero allegedly slapped Women Representative Rachel Shebesh during a heated verbal exchange outside his office.
Shebesh had confronted Kidero over the ongoing county employees’ strike, which had paralysed operations, over unpaid salaries.

2. Millie Odhiambo

Moses Kuria and Millie traded accusations and counter-accusations during a Parliamentary debate on the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014.

Millie further claimed that Kuria tried to undress her, in addition to punching her in the eye.

Posting on Facebook she wrote

“I was boxed in the eye by Moses Kuria, as one permanent drunk pulled down my panty and two others lifted my dress. But I am not of the ‘ayayaya you slapped’ me fame. Moses Kuria amejua why I am an elected MP from Mbita, and not appointed… when they tried to undress me I completed the process for them.”

She adds

“Today was a day and a half, but I am happy we fought against the tyranny even though we lost partially.

My security was disarmed, manhandled and thrown in the cells for a while.”

‘My pastor sent me photos of his D*** and I love what I see, he wants to eat me halafu aninulie plot in Embu town’ Woman brags

3. Mary Njambi

The MCA’s video has gone viral and now everyone is talking about mapiripiri and kirimino. Her video recently went viral as Nairobi Speaker Beatrice Elachi was being impeached.

In the video that went viral Njambi is heard saying.

 “Ametuwekea pilipili, ngoja ataona.”

She added;

“Na si hii ni kirimino? Kwa nini ametuwekea pilipili?”

4. Cecilia Ng’etich

Just when you thought you have heard enough drama from the women we elected to represent us, another one emerged.

Former Bomet Woman Representative Cecilia Ng’etich was left licking her wounds after nude photos of her were leaked online.

The photos showed the politician cuddling with one Wazir Chacha who has on a few occassions confessed his undying love for old women.

5. Lucy Gichuhi

Australian Senator Lucy Gichuhi got into trouble after her travel records revealed that she owed taxpayers Sh216, 327 for two return airfares which she used to fly two relatives for her birthday party. She has since agreed to pay back the money and an ­additional 25 per cent penalty.



Ida Odinga among 30 women trailblazers awarded by President Uhuru Kenyatta

Female trailblazers of Kenya were feted on Thursday by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in an event that saw women come together.

The event  was lead by Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyajui and Chief Administrative Secretary of the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs, Rachael Shebesh.

Ida Odinga , wife of former prime minister Raila Odinga was among those  feted by Uhuru Kenyatta.

30 women were recognized among them Phoebe Asiyo who is the president of Maendeleo ya Wanawake Organisation, Julia Ojiambo, BethMugo, Nyiva Mwenda, Zipporah Kitonyi, Wanjiku Kambera, Edah Gachukia and many others.

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Most of them were from Maendeleo ya wanawake organisation (MYWO) which is a women’s NGO. It was founded in 1952 and has approximately 600,000 groups contributing to a total membership of about two million women.

Shebesh explains why they were selected:

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“Your Excellency you may wonder why most women Who are honored today are from Maendeleo ya wanawake this is because it is the biggest grass root organization not in Africa but East and Central Africa so every woman must go through it,” she said


She also added that The Trailblazer programme will always honour females who came before them.

“Women who will be honored next are seated in this room so  we will be back here  next year to honour more,.”

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