Flamboyant Kenyan Senator Drops 'Gangsta' Image
Gone were the gold and diamond rings and chains, the mohawk and the ripped jeans - a new-look Senator Mike Sonko came across as sober, calm and thoughtful on Citizen TV's JKLive. And the controversial ruling party nominee for the Nairobi governorship was decked out in a conservative business suit.
Nation, 5 May 2017
It was a new-look Senator Mike Sonko who sat across host Jeff Koinange on Citizen TV's JKLive on Wednesday night. Read more »
Kamukunji Jubilee candidate for MP Simon Mbugua, flanked by Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko (left), addresses reporters at the party's headquarters in Pangani, Nairobi, on May 4, 2017.
Nation, 1 May 2017
A glimpse of the looming battle for the Nairobi governor's position between incumbent Evans Kidero and Senator Mike Sonko in the August General Election played out during Labour… Read more »
Capital FM, 28 April 2017
Senator Mike Sonko has won the Jubilee primary for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat after trouncing his rivals, including former Gatanga MP Peter Kenneth. Read more »