Raphael Tuju

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Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "I think the common thread in the Xi Jinping thought is the people-centered (approach)," External link

ecns Wednesday, December 1, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The agenda of the NDC shall be to review, formulate and/or approve all policies of the party,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 8, 2021 3:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Take Notice, a meeting of the National Delegates Convention, shall be held at 10:00am on the 30th day of November, 2021 at Kasarani," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 8, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The agenda of the NDC shall be to review, formulate and/or approve all policies of the party,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 8, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju confirmed : “We will have a meeting on Thursday and another one on Friday to discuss what is going to be on the agenda for the NDC,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Our discussions with ODM are ongoing. There are discussions which are being done at the level of the two party leaders,” “It is beyond my pay grade to divulge something to you which can come up at the level of the two party leaders,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 1, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is very important to appreciate that this is a political office. I would be a very worried person if nobody express dissatisfaction with my work. I would be worried if nobody was hitting me every other day,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 1, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “This being a very litigious country, if we did it without the requirement of the registrar of political parties, then those elections would be declared null and void. After that, we went into Covid-19,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 1, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “We are preparing for our National Delegates Conference and that is the highest organ of the party and part of the reason why we decided to have a broad-based meeting rather than just the NMC,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 1, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Secretary General ) : “As you know we are within months to the General Election, it’s important that as a party we adhere to the requirement of the law,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 1, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If that would be the decision of the party, I will abide by it because there is no position that is permanent; what is important is the unity of the country,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are planning for the national delegates convention, but the NMC is meeting tomorrow (Thursday) to look at, among other things, the road map to the conference,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "That is part of the agenda," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The bigger agenda of the Jubilee Party is to unite the country; we are having discussions with Wiper, ANC and Ford Kenya to this effect because we do not want to leave anyone behind,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : "We are going to consult widely and see where we can reach," External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 25, 2021 12:25:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate for 2022 elections," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate," External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 21, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju noted : "My lungs collapsed after the accident, a broken rib had poked it. It is at the Kijabe Hospital that my life was saved," External link

tuko Monday, June 21, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "This is just one of the many meetings we have had and are working on ways of formalising the handshake into a broad-based coalition for the sake of 2022," "The President and Mr Odinga have been clear and focused on what is for the best for this country. That is why they have not been talking of 2022 even as they discuss the Building Bridges Initiative" External link

allafrica Monday, June 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju noted : "My lungs collapsed after the accident, a broken rib had poked it. It is at the Kijabe Hospital that my life was saved," External link

tuko Sunday, June 20, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with an alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "My lungs collapsed after the accident, a broken rib had poked it. It is at the Kijabe Hospital that my life was saved," External link

standardmedia Friday, June 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We are still calling on well-wishers to come up and help bridge the difference," External link

standardmedia Friday, June 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We want to make sure that at least other patients get a better facility for treatment," External link

standardmedia Friday, June 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate for 2022 elections," External link

tuko Friday, June 18, 2021 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In terms of an alliance, it must be an alliance of the willing. If other parties express interest, we will have them on the table," External link

tuko Friday, June 18, 2021 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In terms of an alliance, it must be an alliance of the willing. If other parties express interest we will have them on the table," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The act of doing a sponsored charity walk to Kijabe Mission Hospital is an act of paying tribute to tens of people who contributed to the miracle of my survival and the consequent recovery. This walk is turning pain into purpose," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : "This is just one of the many meetings we have had and are working on ways of formalising the handshake into a broad-based coalition for the sake of 2022," External link

tuko Friday, June 18, 2021 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The meeting we have had today is a culmination of several other meetings that we have held before to formalise the coalition with the former Prime Minister,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Ukweli ni kwamba tunapaswa kuwapa vijana wengi nafasi katika chama katika ngazi ya uongozi kwani ni jambo la msingi kwa sababu hiyo ni moja ya mambo ambayo rais anapenda sana," External link

tuko Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The fact that we should be able to engage more young people in the party at the leadership level is fundamental because that is one of the things that the president is passionate about," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will revitalise the party and there is no conflict between what the politicians are saying (about changes) and the position of the party,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 28, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We regret any inconvenience caused by the change of mode of nominations," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We regret any inconvenience caused by the change of mode of nominations," External link

standardmedia Friday, May 21, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Judges should learn the word 'interdependence' because as soon as they finish a ruling, they need policemen to escort them home," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Judges should learn the word 'interdependence' because as soon as they finish a ruling, they need policemen to escort them home," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "I do about 10 to 20 kilometers three times week... like today, I will skip tomorrow because of this long-distance," External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 17, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "I must say the seat belt saved my life," "The prognosis after my accident was not good, there was just 50 percent or less chance that I would be able to walk again because the damage was on the vertebrae" External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 17, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “A politician can change anytime. Very few politicians can be relied on,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:34:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “On Monday we will have a National Management Committee meeting and we will deliberate and make a decision then communicate it,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 7, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have options, whether to leave it at that point. We also have the option to go through the legal process and appeal the verdict at the High Court,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 7, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I am hearing it from you. But I have to make it clear that we will respect the ruling. As a party we will consult on whether we should exploit our right to appeal the decision,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I don’t think we will have any problem because what we will do is a credible nomination process. We want to assure all the aspirants that we will do a credible process in identifying the right candidate,” “Our interest is the electorate, whom do they want. We have no bias and emotions attached to the process,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "I received a letter from UDA and the Jubilee NMC shall deliberate on the content of that letter. The NMC will then direct the party on what to do next," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "However and without prejudice, all members of the dissolved coalition holding leadership positions in the Assemblies shall continue serving as such," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Mungu ni mkuu. Ikilinganishwa na nilipokuwa mwaka jana, namshuru Mungu. Asante kwa mchango wenyu na maombi wakati nilikumbwa na mshtuko wa ajali hiyo," External link

tuko Monday, May 3, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “I think this is one of the things that we should appreciate about this country; that we have courts of law and they do act independently and they can make the kind of rulings they can make today. We have to accept and respect those rulings,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 25, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "This is to request that you take note of the content of this letter and to put on record our revocation of the provisional coalition agreement lodged in your offices on May 6, 2018, that was never completed," External link

tuko Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Maafisa wote wa PDR ambao walikuwa wakishiriki katika majadiliano ya muungano wamebadilishwa na maafisa wapya wameonyesha kiburi kwa kuweka wagombea kikamilifu katika maeneo nje ya maeneo ya asili yaliyokuwa chini ya ushirikiano, wetu" External link

tuko Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “We felt conned. We had made an agreement to participate together in the counties of Wajir, West Pokot, Garissa, Isiolo and Marsabit to deal with clan democracy. But all of a sudden we find ourselves in a situation where were are facing PDR/ UDA in Nakuru, Naivasha and other regions,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju explained ( about Commission ) : "Even as we talk about embracing the appellate process, it should not go without saying that the president acted according to the Constitution because the 2010 Constitution under Article 132 (4) (a) states that the President in consultation with the Public Service Commission can create any position and that consultation was done, and that is why those positions of CASs were created," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Commission ) : "In government, we are not panicking at all. I think it is sensational and I am not blaming the media. The issue is that when a ruling is made challenging the decision of a president and the Public Service Commission, that is sensational and out of the ordinary," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju explained ( about Commission ) : "I can also assure you that if at all we were in disagreement with it which I think we are there is an appellate process and we know that the President acted according to the Constitution because the 2010 Constitution under Article 132 (4) (a) states that the President in consultation with the Public Service Commission can create any position and that consultation was done that is why those positions of CASs were created," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "This is to request that you take note of the content of this letter and to put on record our revocation of the provisional coalition agreement lodged in your offices on May 6, 2018 that was never completed," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The Party has therefore decided to pull out of any further negotiations intended to complete the coalition process as is envisaged by the Political Parties Act and to cease any further engagement and association with the PDR whose officials, symbols and name has metamorphosed beyond recognition in comparison to the PDR we worked with previously,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It was just a nyama choma (roast meat) easting session with the usual off the cuff remarks," External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “it cannot be Jubilee policy. We cannot be put on the spot by mistakes of a few elements in the party which are preaching the wrong thing for this country. I can say that without any fear or confliction,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China,” External link

independent-UG Monday, April 5, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together,” External link

independent-UG Monday, April 5, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China," External link

peopledaily Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together," External link

peopledaily Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China,” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 29, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together,” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 29, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China," External link

sinacom-en Monday, March 29, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together," External link

sinacom-en Monday, March 29, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC discussed the matter and resolved to remove the DP as per the party constitution. The matter is active, we have the recommendations of NMC and now only waiting for the party leader to convene a NEC meeting to deliberate on the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We have a National Management Committee meeting but I can neither confirm nor deny if that would be on the agenda. I cannot talk of an agenda before it is adopted by the meeting," External link

tuko Monday, March 22, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “According to the party constitution, the party chairman can chair the NEC, but the matter being serious, it can only be deliberated at a meeting chaired by the President,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema ( about William Ruto ) : "Yeye (Ruto) bado anaweza kushikilia wadhifa wake kama naibu rais hata kama ataacha kuwa mwanachama wa Chama cha Jubilee, hiyo ni isipokuwa ikiwa atatimuliwa na Bunge," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about William Ruto ) : "He (Ruto) can still hold his position as the deputy president even if he ceases to be a member of Jubilee Party, that is unless he is impeached by Parliament," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC discussed the matter and resolved to remove the DP as per the party constitution. The matter is active, we have the recommendations of NMC and now only waiting for the party leader to convene a NEC meeting to deliberate on the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "NMC ilikutana na kujadili suala hilo na kuamua kumtimua DP kwa mujibu wa katiba ya chama. Suala hilo linaendelea kujadiliwa na tuko na mapendekezo ya NMC tukisubiri kiongozi wa chama aite mkutano wa kamati ya NEC kuhusu suala hilo," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 16, 2021 8:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have had very divisive elections in 2007 to 2017 and we have had several divisive elections dating back to 1992. Any attempt including this amendment to try and address the root causes of this polarization that we experience after every five years is worthy of our support,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 12, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have had very divisive elections in 2007 to 2017 and we have had several divisive elections dating back to 1992. Any attempt including this amendment to try and address the root causes of this polarization that we experience after every five years is worthy of our support,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 11, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We believe that this amendment will strengthen the structure of devolution and increase resource allocation to the Counties. We are seeing a situation where every ward in this country will get 400 million shillings for their development,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 11, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “According to the Political Parties Act, paying subscription is one of the things that shows that you are a member,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are busy with many things including government development projects and not unnecessary political talks that we are treated to every single day,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will definitely form an alliance with all Kenyans interested in peace and stability of this country as envisioned in the BBI. There is room for everyone and our agenda will not be us vs them,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “That is not the case, at least not directly. Whatever opinion he had to make was within his rights but the manner in which he did it was wrong, especially matters that include the president,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “His biggest failure as far as leadership is concerned was discussing private matters with other parties. You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 14, 2021 12:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “This letter is to confirm to you that the official party position on the BBI is that you support the bill when it comes to the County Assembly. The letter also invokes Article 13.3 (Part Fand G) and Article 19.3 of the Jubilee Constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 12, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "Working together on BBI is stating the obvious. The President has been very clear and I can reiterate that BBI is not about 2022," External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : "You cannot kiss and tell. You are supposed to keep the confidentiality of the meeting but if you expose what was said, that is not acceptable" External link

allafrica Thursday, February 11, 2021 3:07:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju aliongeza : "Hii usiweke kwa roho sana. Apana, hakuna uadui. Ni kutofautiana tu kidogo," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Chama kitatuma watu huki iwapo mswada utaanguka ili kujua ni nani alipiga kura ya la. MCAs wa kuteuliwa ndio watakuwa waadhiriwa wa kwanza ," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We had a meeting where we invited Senator Kang’ata but he refused to come, he joined online and later discussed what was discussed to the media. If after talking, you expose what was discussed, then that is not acceptable and that is a big failure as a leader, you don't kiss and tell," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “There are ways of addressing these issues when you want to talk to the leadership of the party and especially if that leader happens to include the President,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “But in the most unfortunate way, he decided to discuss what we discussed in closed meetings outside to the media,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “His biggest failure as far as leadership is concerned was discussing private matters with other parties. You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We had a meeting where we invited Senator Kang’ata but he refused to come, he joined online and later discussed what was discussed to the media. If after talking, you expose what was discussed, then that is not acceptable and that is a big failure as a leader, you don't kiss and tell," External link

tuko Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The expulsions are with immediate effect and have been communicated to the Senate and the Registrar of Political Parties,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “His biggest failure as far as leadership is concerned was discussing private matters with other parties. You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “That is not the case, at least not directly. Whatever opinion he had to make was within his rights but the manner in which he did it was wrong, especially matters that include the president,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The expulsions are with immediate effect and have been communicated to the Senate and the Registrar of Political Parties,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 8, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "So far, those are just speculations. There is no such motion. It has not been discussed within the party. If there was such a discussion, it would have been communicated to all members," External link

tuko Monday, February 8, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is the prerogative of the party leader to convene the NEC meeting. There is nothing major to announce. We discussed a myriad of issues but it is premature to divulge them to the public through the media,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Ni wajibu wa kiongozi wa chama kuita kikao cha NEC. Hakuna makubwa ya kutangaza kwa sasa. Tulijadili masuala mengi lakini kwa sasa hatuwezi kusema tuliyojadili," External link

tuko Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “When it comes to statements from another party with respect to a member of Jubilee and so forth, it is not something that we have discussed,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is the decision of the Jubilee Party that given the bigger picture of bringing this country together through the BBI avenue, ceding ground to the NASA parties is essential to ensuring that we do not open unnecessary arenas for conflict with our very able partners in the BBI,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are currently enjoying a period of constructive engagement with the Wiper Party, ODM, ANC and other parties especially in the BBI,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We don’t want to continue full throttle when it can be scuttled. We have drawn the attention of our aspirants to the development,” “We are surprised by the turn of the events and have no choice but to respect the court decision,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The courts have spoken but we are preparing ourselves so that, just as soon as the by-election is allowed to proceed, we hit the ground running,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It’s appropriate that I know the methodology, sample size, research instruments and if it was focused on discussions or a questionnaire. This should include the data gathered and analysed,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is true that PDR is POA. When I joined JP and resigned from POA, it was too late to do the paperwork and be legally compliant with the Political Parties Act, and therefore it was impossible to dissolve it,” “When we had party primary disputes in North Eastern region and there were fights within the party, we had to step off. There were clan fights, with leaders threatening to break off because some aspirants who lost were stronger than those who clinched the JP ticket” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 3, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Dennis Waweru ) : "We have cleared two candidates, Agnes Kagure and Dennis Waweru, and submitted their names to the IEBC," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We got two aspirants. We shall vet the names and have only a competent and able candidate that will help us retain the Nairobi seat that was Jubilee’s,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have given people up to Monday and some have decided to take advantage of the extended time,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 28, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC has recommended to the NEC that the DP ceases to be Deputy Party leader after he opened the so-called Jubilee Asili offices that is reserved for him and his allies until such a time that this development of Jubilee Asili is discussed at the NEC,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, December 27, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have invited those interested to run on our party’s ticket to present their papers by Monday,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "I want to state that there is consensus, especially from those of us holding senior positions in the party that it still needs Uhuru's passion to bring this country together, " External link

tuko Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Ningependa kusema kuwa kuna mpango hususan kutoka kwa sisi tunaoshikilia nyadhifa kubwa kuwa bado chama kinahitaji ujuzi wa Uhuru wa kuunganisha wananchi, " External link

tuko Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "I want to state that there is consensus especially from those of us holding senior positions in the party that it still needs Uhuru's passion to bring this country together, " External link

tuko Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They say in media business that all publicity is good. It keeps you in the minds of the people. I can live with that. If any one asks you please tell them that since the initial reports were that I was in the mortuary, the ICU is definitely a great improvement and therefore I will soon be in the general ward," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They say in media business that all publicity is good. It keeps you in the minds of the people. I can live with that. If any one asks you please tell them that since the initial reports were that I was in the mortuary, the ICU is definitely a great improvement and therefore I will soon be in the general ward," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “What we need to do is to go out there and put the questions for Kenyans to decide. We cannot be blackmailed by people who are pushing for individual interests. It is the people of Kenya they are trying to blackmail by these demands,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "To lift people from abject poverty and have the possibility of living in relative affluence, as has happened in China, is unprecedented in the history of mankind," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "To lift people from abject poverty and have the possibility of living in relative affluence, as has happened in China, is unprecedented in the history of mankind," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju says : “He is not a peripheral figure, as some may want to argue. Only that as per our constitution, it is the secretary-general who is the mouthpiece. The chairman will chair the meeting, which he does, then leaves me to talk,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 10, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "But if you look at what has been achieved in China," External link

peopledaily Friday, October 9, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "But if you look at what has been achieved in China," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, October 9, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju says : “He is not a peripheral figure, as some may want to argue. Only that as per our constitution, it is the secretary-general who is the mouthpiece. The chairman will chair the meeting, which he does, then leaves me to talk,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We never wished to get to this point. We serve one president at a time. The party headquarters is not going to be allowed to be a theatre of confrontations. The DP, as self-declared 2022 presidential candidate will not be allowed to use party office as the centre of operalisation of 2022 campaign. During COVID-19 conference, his seat remained conspicuously empty throughout the event although he was included in the programme to make remarks according to the state protocol then invite the president to make statements. From such travesty, the only thing we have received from DP’s camp are tweets from his allies rubbing more salt into the injury," External link

tuko Monday, October 5, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the president,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the president,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju announced : "The deputy party leader as a self-declared presidential candidate for 2022 will not be allowed to use the party headquarters as a centre of operationalisation of his 2022 campaign and to use the centre for intimidation of any potential opponent or party staff," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In the run up to the events at the party headquarters on Thursday, we have witnessed in recent days the following that are attributable to deputy party leader, Hon William Ruto, that has been an exhibition of arrogance, insolence and disrespect of President Uhuru Kenyatta who is also the party leader of Jubilee. We have witnessed the unprovoked and inexplicable abuse of former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta by political allies of the deputy party leader and the subsequent response by Hon. Ruto that exhibited not an ounce of contrition," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "For such travesty, the only thing received from the DPs camp are tweets from his allies rubbing salt into the injury," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “We currently serve one president at a time. This country is more important than this party, we will not countenance any attempted power grab as witnessed recently. He will not be allowed to use the center for intimidation for potential opponents and staff,” External link

tuko Saturday, October 3, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “That the NMC has recommended to the NEC that the DP ceases to be Deputy Party Leader after he opened the so-called Jubilee Asili offices that is reserved for him and his allies until such a time that this development of Jubilee Asili is discussed at the NEC,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the President,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “The deputy leader will not be allowed to use the Party headquarters as a centre of operationalization of his 2022 campaign and use the centre for intimidation of potential opponents or staff. The NMC has resolved that the Deputy President will not use the party headquarters for his brand of so called hustler politics. We will not allow an attempted power grab as happened yesterday,” External link

kenya-today Friday, October 2, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : “Tumemuona akienda kote nchini akizindua vuguvugu la 'hustler'. Hizi ni kampeni na waziwazi kumfanyia ujeuri rais,” External link

tuko Friday, October 2, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We would like to be absolutely clear, that we serve one President at a time. The DP, a self-declared 2022 presidential candidate, will not be allowed to use the party Headquarters as a centre of operationalisation of his campaigns and for intimidation," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 2, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the president,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 2, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Kutokana na ushirikiano kati ya Jubilee na ODM katika Bunge katika siku za karibuni kuhusu masuala yenye umuhimu wa kitaifa na kuzingatia kwamba hiki kilikuwa kiti cha ODM, uamuzi umefanywa na sasa chama cha Jubilee hakitampeleka mgombea Msambweni kwa ajili ya kuendeleza uhusiano mwema," External link

tuko Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “With the unprecedented cooperation between Jubilee and ODM in Parliament in the recent past on matters of national importance and given that it was an ODM seat, the decision has been made that Jubilee will not field a candidate in the interest of the bigger picture,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The country has very serious constitutional matters to deal with that will require sobriety and reaching across the political divides in order to navigate our beloved country across some of these challenges," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “With the unprecedented cooperation between Jubilee ad ODM in Parliament in the recent past on matters of national importance and given that this was an ODM seat the decision has been made that Jubilee will not field a candidate in the interest of a bigger picture,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Nchi ina suala muhimu zaidi la kikatiba linalohitaji kushughulikiwa kwa makini na linalohitajia mchango wa kila upande wa kisiasa ili kulitatua vyema," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju aliandika : "Ziara yako huleta raha mkubwa. Karibu tena," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I have just been made aware that he visited. I am going to find out if there was anything he wanted that requires my attention,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju argued : “This is indicative of bias against Dari Ltd and the director’s,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju says : “The judge failed to act impartially and has purposely handled this matter in a particular direction at finding the directors of Dari Limited in contempt. She is indeed prepared to do anything and everything to commit the directors of Dari Limited to civil jail,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The petition is premised on the manner in which the judge (Kasango) has handled this matter,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “That primary does not put into consideration any kind of deal that may have been there with the President. That is not something you can hold anybody to account on,” “There could have been some sort of swearing among friends but there is no way you can make a party to be accountable to that and I think the Deputy President is aware of this. I will support him if he wins the nominations” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Even if we were to lose unity in the Jubilee Party so as to bring unity in this country, that is still a higher goal and that is one of the reasons why the President took the extraordinary step of pursuing the handshake,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Nimezungumzia suala hilo na DP na tumekubaliana tutakutana wiki ijayo. Hili haliwezi kukubalika. Aliniarifu alitoa msimamo wake kupitia twitter lakini sidhani hilo litawatuliza waliokerwa ," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema ( about William Ruto ) : "Nina amini Ruto atashiriki kura ya mchujo ya chama na endapo atashinda nitamuunga mkono.Nitakuwa mtu wa kwanza kumuunga mkono endapo atashinda tiketi ya chama," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Taifa hili ni la maana sana kuliko msimamo wetu. Muafaka kati ya Uhuru na Ruto ni ya binafsi. Nina historia na Raila Odinga na haingekuwa vyema kwangu mimi kukutana na Raila na kuendelea kushikilia wadhifa wangu," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I called Deputy President this afternoon and we had a discussion on it and I did make my position very clear that because some of the things are being done on his name or using his name, he has to come out and express himself,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The issue of Mama Ngina cannot be compared to that of Murathe… she is nobody’s peer,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about William Ruto ) : "I believe he (Ruto) will subject himself to members of the party to be nominated and if he wins the nominations we will support him. I will be the first person to support him if he secures the party ticket," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about The Deputy ) : "The Constitution stops all civil servants except Cabinet secretaries," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I called Deputy President this afternoon and we had a discussion on it and I did make my position very clear that because some of the things are being done on his name or using his name, he has to come out and express himself,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The issue of Mama Ngina cannot be compared to that of Murathe... she is nobody's peer," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The issue of Mama Ngina cannot be compared to that of Murathe... she is nobody's peer," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I called Deputy President this afternoon and we had a discussion on it and I did make my position very clear that because some of the things are being done using his name,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "There are people who had left because either they got jobs in government, so it was kind of conflicting. When they left, we replaced them but with the full knowledge of the board," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Within the context of the coalition, when we are meeting, the Kanu team that got positions automatically come on board, but when we are meeting as a party they also have their party," "Just like in Nasa, when Wiper wants to meet as Wiper they do so and when they meet as Nasa then ODM and the rest have to be there" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Political parties are about politics and how to be in control. It is an aggressive sport because it is always about how to elbow each other out for positions. It would be strange if politicians sat somewhere and agreed on everything peacefully,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In light of the current developments at the Nairobi County Assembly, you are required to attend a consultative meeting of all Jubilee elected and nominated at Jubilee Headquarters in Pangani at 12 noon on Thursday, August 13, 2020 without fail," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Benson Mutura ) : “We know about six people have expressed interest on the position of Nairobi County Assembly Speaker which fell vacant recently, but we want to inform our members that after consultations we have zeroed on Benson Mutura,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In light of the current developments at the Nairobi County Assembly, you are required to attend a consultative meeting of all Jubilee elected and nominated at Jubilee Headquarters in Pangani at 12 noon on Thursday, August 13, 2020 without fail," External link

tuko Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "I don't think I want to engage in altercations with him every other day. This is a free country and litigation is legal," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “Currently, we are only waiting for the certificate from the new Auditor General for the period covering the accounts for 2018-2019,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "We want to thank the Chinese government for the commitments it outlined during the meeting between President Xi Jinping and African presidents. China has really stood with Africa during this time of crisis" External link

dailynews-bw Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "building a community with a shared future for mankind," External link

dailynews-bw Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "We want to thank the Chinese government for the commitments it outlined during the meeting between President Xi Jinping and African presidents. China has really stood with Africa during this time of crisis" External link

peopledaily Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "building a community with a shared future for mankind," External link

peopledaily Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "We want to thank the Chinese government for the commitments it outlined during the meeting between President Xi Jinping and African presidents. China has really stood with Africa during this time of crisis" External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "building a community with a shared future for mankind," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Amos Kimunya ) : “The party and party leader has full confidence in Kimunya. He has the capacity to deliver having been a minister before and elected MP numerous times. This means he is not a small timer,” “Holding these high profile positions in the past demonstrates that he has learnt the ropes and is equal to the task,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “Any coalition agreement always starts with cooperation…going forward, we will engage the various political players to rally for the next polls,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “The letters I previously wrote to the assembly on the House leadership changes stand,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “There are moments we write to our members and if they refuse to listen we have mechanisms to address this so we are we are going to deal with them,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “What goes on in the House and in any disciplinary action that is being taken by the house, Jubilee party has no locus just the same way as when the Jubilee party has assigned specific individuals to be the leaders, the assembly has no locus,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “There is no such PG. A PG is only a PG when the President has convened it and is chairing it. Even if all members of Parliament meet and the President is not there then that is not a PG,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen many [of such cases] and normally when it gets to problems, they say 'we didn’t know, I didn’t get SMS, I didn’t get what…'” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “That is a new one. Normally communication comes from the secretary general. The party leader rarely writes to anybody,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated ( about The Deputy ) : “You cannot have a leadership [in the Senate] that is working at cross purposes with the government of the day. If you have that then that is a recipe for chaos. So there must be discipline especially as it concerns the leadership. The leadership cannot afford to be working at cross purposes nowhere in the world,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju argued : "The informal manner in which the judge has conducted this matter shows she is biased against me and the directors of Dari. This will deny us a fair trial," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are definitely going to make changes,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 29, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We are on standby. The itinerary of the boss [Uhuru] is very full. But the NEC can even meet on Saturday or Sunday. It all depends on the President’s availability because he chairs the NEC,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 29, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “In the past we have been very generous to members. Going forward, we will not be taking disciplinary actions lying down,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will be taking such cases to the disciplinary committee as and when they emerge and pursue them to the logical end and within the law. When the whip tells you that this is the position of the party, it’s not upon you to choose what to do but abide. We want 100 percent loyalty within the party,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We looked at the law and discovered that we do not need to gazette the new members to the NMC. This means that NMC starts work immediately,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The disciplinary committee is an independent entity that manages its time and calendar among others. The team summons whoever it wants to produce the required evidence. This is important so that the action we take is in line with the law and is not subject to challenge in court,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will deal with those errant members. When it is Members of Parliament we expect 100% fidelity to the contract they signed with the party. And we do have those contracts available for any inspection. When they were going for elections they said they were going to support the party. They hanged on the goodwill of the party to get their positions. For them to now change tact midstream is nothing but betrayal of the party,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Our Party ) : “Our party constitution will be adhered to; I want to make it clear that we won’t be merciful in regards to the discipline in the party,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some are even using, without the authority of the party, stationary of the party not coming from this office but coming from wherever they are coming from and expecting that we are going to allow that dysfunctionality. I am sorry that they are mistaken and disciplinary action will be taken on them,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju affirmed : “They hanged on the goodwill of the party to get their positions. For them to now change tack midstream is nothing but betrayal of the party,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I want to be very clear that we will not be very merciful when it comes to the discipline of the Members. In the past, we have been very generous of to the party members, some of them even using without authority the stationery of the party and expecting us to allow that kind of dysfunction. I am sorry, (but) they have been mistaken and disciplinary action will be taken,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I can assure you that we are fully putting our house in order. We can't have a dysfunctional house,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Lady ) : "That Lady Justice Grace Nzioka has openly demonstrated bias when recording the court proceedings by excluding submissions by the parties, especially the plaintiffs," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some of us have been around long enough to understand how politicians respond when they have been cornered. They always use the refrain of money has been poured to finish us,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 22, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will not tolerate deviant behaviour. The changes in the Senate and National Assembly are purely normal housekeeping processes,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “All explanation they are giving to the media is not useful. Once cases have gone to the disciplinary committee, that process is very methodical,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Our focus is to deal with the pandemic in the country right now but there those who want to politic constantly...some people are impatient and creating a little bit of friction," "They are disobeying President Uhuru Kenyatta. We don't want our MPs to live in fear but we expect discipline. We don't want people campaigning for 2022 and yet we have economic challenges" External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 18, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They should take their loyalty to the committee. They don't answer to me or anybody but the National Executive Committee," External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 18, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “When the President shook hands with the ODM leader, his sole purpose was to bring this country together. We all know the problem that has bedevilled us and we cannot afford to be disunited going forward,” External link

nation-ke Monday, May 18, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We just have to clean house. I cannot comment about a reshuffle because it is the prerogative of the President and his sole responsibility to do whatever he wants to do in his government in terms of restructuring,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They are in the hands of the party disciplinary committee and so whatever excuse anybody has, let them address them with the committee because at the moment, we are powerless and can't do anything," External link

nation-ke Friday, May 15, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If they (five nominees) have any illusions that we will make the mistakes made by ODM and ANC with respect to unsuccessful expulsion of some of their members, we have learnt our lesson and are going to follow due process". He said it was wrong for the senators to snub their party leader’s meeting and they must now be prepared to face the disciplinary committee. Mr Tuju also stated that the party had confirmed from mobile telephone service providers that all the invitations were delivered to the Jubilee senators. It is not clear how Ms Jillo would also be pardoned as she had received a show cause letter from the new Majority Chief Whip Mr Kang'ata. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE. On Friday, Mr Kang'ata confirmed response to the notice to show cause from Senator Jillo adding that he would forward it to the party's disciplinary committee "with my substantive comments which remain confidential for now". "It is the disciplinary committee that will make the determination, not me. I am just a complainant on behalf of the Senate Parliamentary Group,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 15, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If they have any illusions that we will make the mistakes made by ODM and ANC with respect to unsuccessful expulsion of some of their members, we have learnt our lesson and are going to follow due process,” External link

kenya-today Friday, May 15, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If they have any illusions that we will make the mistakes made by ODM and ANC with respect to unsuccessful expulsion of some of their members, we have learnt our lesson and are going to follow due process,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have asked them to show cause why they should not be expelled from the party,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “We will follow due process and shall not make the mistakes that ODM and ANC made. So this is a warning shot to the senators, they should not take any comfort,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Yes, it is headed there, but we are still monitoring the behaviour of the leaders. We will not tolerate deviant behaviour,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It was supposed to be deposited as soon as the pre-election deal was done, but some people just did not do their jobs," "So to avoid any challenge and any ambiguity, the two parties have chosen the path of a post-election agreement to formalise the relationship they already have," External link

allafrica Monday, May 11, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “The issue of Nairobi City County is very pertinent to the President. He is very particular on finding a solution. The situation is dire,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 11, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It was supposed to be deposited as soon as the pre-election deal was done, but some people just did not do their jobs,” “So to avoid any challenge and any ambiguity, the two parties have chosen the path of a post-election agreement to formalise the relationship they already have,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Whereas the party constitution allows the deputy party leader to convene an NEC meeting, the deputy party leader can only do that with the approval of the party leader, otherwise he will be staging a coup,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some people in Jubilee feared that bringing more people on board will make them irrelevant and lose their space. But we must unite the country to avert chaos that follows each and every election,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “People have been going around issuing ultimatums to the President and the party that we need to do such and such or else … Let us see that or else of yours,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “These people have extraneous issues unrelated to the party and now they want to use a parliamentary group meeting to settle them. It is not that they want a PG at all, they just want to prosecute other issues outside of the party,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “People have been going around issuing ultimatums to the President and the party that we need to do such and such or else … Let us see that or else of yours,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “These people have extraneous issues unrelated to the party and now they want to use a parliamentary group meeting to settle them. It is not that they want a PG at all, they just want to prosecute other issues outside of the party,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Secretary General ) : “As it is, we are currently operating under Article 33 of the Constitution, the transitional clause. Under this law, I cannot purport to claim to be the bona fide Secretary-General, and this applies to all other officials on acting capacity. As such, it is difficult for even me to convene the demanded NEC, when I don’t have full mandate as an elected official,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 4, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Before we could read the whole dossier and have the tripartite meeting, to our consternation you became part of the cohort of mainly independent MCAs who addressed the mass media on the notice of motion to impeach the governor,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The vice-chairman has that latitude, but my position is official communication" External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The vice-chairman has that latitude, but my position is official communication" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The vice-chairman has that latitude, but my position is official communication” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 26, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The only matter of concern is that social media was supposedly chosen by some leaders to air their grievances while they do have at their disposal other internal channels of communication,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 24, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “NEC meetings must be preceded by NMC meetings to set the agenda for the NEC meeting. Further, preparation for elections would require action by the NMC, which has the responsibility of overseeing the management and supervision of party affairs and the secretariat and approving budgetary plans,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC changes were necessary to prepare for the party elections and ensure the party was compliant with the provisions of Section 26(1) (a) of the Political Parties Act including the requirements for regional balancing and gender affirmative action,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “Nothing in this constitution, its rules, regulations or procedures shall preclude the NEC acting on its own or through the National Coordinating Committee from taking or making decisions that it deems proper and fit in the interest of the party,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The Party will in due course and as circumstances permit given the trying season that confronts the nation and indeed the world, consider the issues raised regarding the aforesaid matters and reach the decision that it deems proper and fit in its best interest," External link

kenyan-post Monday, April 20, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Last year I had put a temporary leadership which was best at that moment because the tussles among them was getting out of hand. But now we have given each part of the camp a position in the leadership,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “In taking the action it took under the authority of the NEC (National Executive Committee) delegated to it, including the power of convening short notice executive meetings to execute the mandate of the NEC, the NMC also took into account the provisions of Article 28(5) of the party constitution which states that: nothing in this constitution, its rules, regulations or procedures shall preclude the NEC acting on its own or through the National Coordinating Committee from taking or making decision that it deems proper and fit in the interest of the Party,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Some of those high-ranking individuals are on record as having always advised or insisted that internal party matters should strictly be settled using the party internal dispute resolution mechanisms," External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The Party will in due course and as circumstances permit given the trying season that confronts the nation and indeed the world, consider the issues raised regarding the aforesaid matters and reach the decision that it deems proper and fit in its best interest," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "To be more clear, those changes do not require any minutes. Those changes are premised on the transitional clause and that is what was sent to the Registrar of Political Parties," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "On November 12, 2019, we wrote to the Speaker of the County Assembly setting up an interim house leadership that has served in the assembly from the date of the said letter to date," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 17, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "You are required to note the changes and proceed to gazette the said nominee in the usual manner," External link

nation-ke Friday, April 17, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some of those high-ranking individuals are on record as having always advised or insisted that internal party matters should strictly be settled using the party internal dispute resolution mechanisms,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 17, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We, therefore, wish to believe that some of the vitriol exhibited were from parody social media accounts of these very senior and respected leaders of the party, who have access to many channels of communication within the party leadership,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 17, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "On November 12, 2019, we wrote to the Speaker of the County Assembly setting up an interim house leadership that has served in the assembly from the date of the said letter to date," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 17, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Secretary General ) : “I want to challenge the Deputy SG to produce any minutes where NEC sat and appointed him the Deputy Secretary-General,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 17, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “From what we have seen so far in social media, it is apparent that some orchestrated objections have been sent to the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties and we are awaiting the official communication from the Registrar on those protests, and we will respond,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 17, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated ( about The Deputy ) : “The much talked changes were made long before coronavirus menace visited us. What was filed by the Party last month to comply with March 31 deadline were normal yearly returns that are required by the law in terms of changes of office bearers, signatories to the accounts and any other material issues that the register may require by law,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju maintained : “The president is in charge of the party and all the proposals in change of leadership have been sanctioned by him,” “The terms of interim officials have been extended under an interim clause pending elections and whoever is serving is doing so in the pleasure of the President who is our party leader” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 13, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Most of them [conditions] we were able to comply with but there is one which was almost impossible to comply with because no party has complied with it. It was the desegregation of membership to ward level,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “It is us to get back to the registrar, through our management committee, to tell her when we comply. But with this coronavirus, we cannot get back to her now,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "We have certain members of our NEC and the National Management Committee who resigned for various reasons. They either got jobs, which would result into a conflict with their positions in the party," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "All resignations have to go to the president, who is the Jubilee Party leader with reasons for resignation. He accepts the resignations and appoints replacement and that is exactly what happened," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “This was a simple procedure of the party leader replacing vacant party positions within the NMC, Ms Shukri and Ms Mutua have since joined the Government and therefore could not hold the positions in the party,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If you defy the party position we deal with you. It doesn’t matter whether it is Waiguru, we did the same to all counties which are answerable to us,” “They can say everything they want that we are protecting Waiguru, that I have been given money but if we speak to you and you defy us, we deal with you. We did the same thing in Nairobi and we will do it anywhere else” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “We have certain members of our NEC and the National Management Committee who resigned for various reasons. They either got jobs, which would result into a conflict with their positions in the party,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “All resignations have to go to the president, who is the Jubilee Party leader with reasons for resignation. He accepts the resignations and appoints replacement and that is exactly what happened,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We choose the leadership and if we delegate the choosing of leadership to them through election, then that is delegated authority, otherwise the Constitution says very well that it is the party that will designate the leadership of the House,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Those provisions not withstanding your vacation of the office of the Majority Leader is with immediate effect,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 3, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The party is for instilling discipline in the party. If we tell you not to do something and you defy we will deal with you. We choose the leadership as a party, so MCAs can say everything but if you are defying our directives we will deal with you,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 3, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Before we could read the whole dossier and have the tripartite meeting, to our consternation you became part of the cohort of mainly independent MCAs who addressed the mass media on the notice of motion to impeach the governor,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 3, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Jubilee party takes great exception in this scheme that is not only meant to derail the party’s agenda in the county but also nationally,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 3, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : "The therapy is tough and painful, but I am doing my best. I leave the rest to God," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : "The therapy is tough and painful, but I am doing my best. I leave the rest to God," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju disse : “Se os resultados divulgados lhes fossem favoráveis, o que estariam a dizer agora? Antes das eleições, disseram que o anúncio dos presidentes e directores das assembleias eleitorais seriam tidos como válidos e o tribunal chegou mesmo a pronunciar-se sobre isso. Não se pode fazer ou mudar as leis ao sabor de cada um. Regras são regras e todos nós temos de cumpri-las” External link

jornaldeangola Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju juge : “Certains ont dit que l’annonce des présidents et des directeurs du scrutin dans les différents bureaux et circonscriptions est définitive et que le tribunal a statué… Et nous trouverions injuste pour ces personnes de finalement dire que nous allons changer d’avis” External link

euronews-fr Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary general11.53%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
general10.66%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
jubilee party secretary general9.22%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
secretary-general13.83%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
jubilee party secretary-general0.58%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
secretary1.73%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
jubilee party secretary0.58%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
secrétaire1.73%FR08/10/201710/08/2017
boss1.73%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
secretário-geral0.29%PT08/10/201710/08/2017
jubilee party boss0.29%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
juge0.29%FR08/09/201709/08/2017
chairman2.88%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
jubilee party chairman0.29%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
mp5.19%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
head12.39%EN07/21/201721/07/2017
minister5.76%EN03/21/201721/03/2017
former cabinet minister4.32%EN03/21/201721/03/2017
chief0.29%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
ceo0.58%EN12/18/201618/12/2016
chairperson0.58%EN12/16/201616/12/2016
cabinet minister2.31%EN12/10/201610/12/2016
tourism minister0.29%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
former tourism minister0.29%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
former foreign affairs minister0.86%EN11/07/201607/11/2016
foreign affairs minister0.86%EN11/07/201607/11/2016
leader1.15%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
team leader0.29%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
legislator0.29%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
former legislator0.29%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
Names Lang Count
Raphael TujuEN65.75%
Raphael TujuFR8.90%
Raphael TujuEU7.99%
Raphael TujuNL7.99%
Rafael TujuEN7.53%
Raphaël TujuFR0.91%
Raphael TujuPT0.91%
Rapheal TujuEN0.00%
Raphael TujuSW0.00%


 
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Lee Kinyanjui said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “I have nothing personal against Murathe and Tuju. They are good people but in terms of party management, we have lost it. We want new faces who can inspire confidence and attract new members as well as retaining those who are in now,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Nelson Havi wrote ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "Raphael Tuju, hear and get me loud and clear. Your buffoonery seems to know no limit. Judges volunteer to serve in an Arm of Government. Their security is not a privilege but a right. This is not Uganda in the 70s. Cross that line again, and you will live to regret it," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Nelson Havi wrote ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "Raphael Tuju, hear and get me loud and clear. Your buffoonery seems to know no limit. Judges volunteer to serve in an Arm of Government. Their security is not a privilege but a right. This is not Uganda in the 70s. Cross that line again and you will live to regret it," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Moses Kuria alisema ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "Nawaomba wanachama wa Ligi ya akina mama ya Jubilee ikiongozwa na Raphael Tuju na Anita Thumbi kutafuta suluhu la tofauti zao vizuri, " External link

tuko Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Kiraitu Murungi said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "I have a video which I have forwarded to Tuju," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Oscar Sudi said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “It is many Kenyans who formed Jubilee to unite the country and not the likes of Tuju who are now being used to frustrate members of the party,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Aden Duale said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “Tuju will forcefully be dragged out of office if the situation escalates, the lawmakers threatened,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Aden Duale said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “We must not forget this. Let's put our house in order. We owe it to the people of Kenya. Tuju and his cabal must be told to their face that Jubilee is not their personal property and all decisions going forward must be made by the respective party organs in accordance with the party constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Murathe said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “Tuju is not a mad man, he was obviously under instructions of the party leader, so if the move was a fraud as they claim, it is the President and party leader they should direct their wrath to,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Moses Kuria said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “To all Jubilee MCAs countrywide: The Party HQ will no longer intimidate or blackmail you. Not as long as I live. Enough is Enough. No longer Owner-Occupier mentality in Jubilee. The tenants want their party back,” “For far too long, the Jubilee Secretariat has been carrying out party affairs with reckless abandon. One would be forgiven for thinking the unelected officials at the Secretariat do own the party. According to our records, the Jubilee Party had not sought from the Registrar of Political Parties an extension of the term of the interim officials. Mr Tuju and his team are therefore in the office illegally” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Moses Kuria said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “For far too long, the Jubilee secretariat has been carrying out party affairs with reckless abandon. It is suspect why Mr Tuju and his owner occupiers at Jubilee Party did not act with the same alacrity in Kiambu County. One wonders whether Hon Tuju is the secretary-general of Jubilee Party Kirinyaga branch,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

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Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "I think the common thread in the Xi Jinping thought is the people-centered (approach)," External link

ecns Wednesday, December 1, 2021 5:20:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The agenda of the NDC shall be to review, formulate and/or approve all policies of the party,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 8, 2021 3:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Take Notice, a meeting of the National Delegates Convention, shall be held at 10:00am on the 30th day of November, 2021 at Kasarani," External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 8, 2021 11:13:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The agenda of the NDC shall be to review, formulate and/or approve all policies of the party,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 8, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju confirmed : “We will have a meeting on Thursday and another one on Friday to discuss what is going to be on the agenda for the NDC,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:34:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Our discussions with ODM are ongoing. There are discussions which are being done at the level of the two party leaders,” “It is beyond my pay grade to divulge something to you which can come up at the level of the two party leaders,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 1, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is very important to appreciate that this is a political office. I would be a very worried person if nobody express dissatisfaction with my work. I would be worried if nobody was hitting me every other day,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 1, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “This being a very litigious country, if we did it without the requirement of the registrar of political parties, then those elections would be declared null and void. After that, we went into Covid-19,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, November 1, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “We are preparing for our National Delegates Conference and that is the highest organ of the party and part of the reason why we decided to have a broad-based meeting rather than just the NMC,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 1, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Secretary General ) : “As you know we are within months to the General Election, it’s important that as a party we adhere to the requirement of the law,” External link

capitalfm Monday, November 1, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If that would be the decision of the party, I will abide by it because there is no position that is permanent; what is important is the unity of the country,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are planning for the national delegates convention, but the NMC is meeting tomorrow (Thursday) to look at, among other things, the road map to the conference,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "That is part of the agenda," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The bigger agenda of the Jubilee Party is to unite the country; we are having discussions with Wiper, ANC and Ford Kenya to this effect because we do not want to leave anyone behind,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : "We are going to consult widely and see where we can reach," External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 25, 2021 12:25:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate for 2022 elections," External link

tuko Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate," External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 21, 2021 1:16:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju noted : "My lungs collapsed after the accident, a broken rib had poked it. It is at the Kijabe Hospital that my life was saved," External link

tuko Monday, June 21, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "This is just one of the many meetings we have had and are working on ways of formalising the handshake into a broad-based coalition for the sake of 2022," "The President and Mr Odinga have been clear and focused on what is for the best for this country. That is why they have not been talking of 2022 even as they discuss the Building Bridges Initiative" External link

allafrica Monday, June 21, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju noted : "My lungs collapsed after the accident, a broken rib had poked it. It is at the Kijabe Hospital that my life was saved," External link

tuko Sunday, June 20, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with an alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:19:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "My lungs collapsed after the accident, a broken rib had poked it. It is at the Kijabe Hospital that my life was saved," External link

standardmedia Friday, June 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We are still calling on well-wishers to come up and help bridge the difference," External link

standardmedia Friday, June 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We want to make sure that at least other patients get a better facility for treatment," External link

standardmedia Friday, June 18, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate for 2022 elections," External link

tuko Friday, June 18, 2021 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In terms of an alliance, it must be an alliance of the willing. If other parties express interest, we will have them on the table," External link

tuko Friday, June 18, 2021 1:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "If we reach an agreement in terms of coming up with alliance, which is on the table, then we should have one presidential candidate," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In terms of an alliance, it must be an alliance of the willing. If other parties express interest we will have them on the table," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The act of doing a sponsored charity walk to Kijabe Mission Hospital is an act of paying tribute to tens of people who contributed to the miracle of my survival and the consequent recovery. This walk is turning pain into purpose," External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : "This is just one of the many meetings we have had and are working on ways of formalising the handshake into a broad-based coalition for the sake of 2022," External link

tuko Friday, June 18, 2021 7:53:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The meeting we have had today is a culmination of several other meetings that we have held before to formalise the coalition with the former Prime Minister,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, June 18, 2021 7:27:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Ukweli ni kwamba tunapaswa kuwapa vijana wengi nafasi katika chama katika ngazi ya uongozi kwani ni jambo la msingi kwa sababu hiyo ni moja ya mambo ambayo rais anapenda sana," External link

tuko Thursday, June 10, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The fact that we should be able to engage more young people in the party at the leadership level is fundamental because that is one of the things that the president is passionate about," External link

tuko Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will revitalise the party and there is no conflict between what the politicians are saying (about changes) and the position of the party,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 28, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We regret any inconvenience caused by the change of mode of nominations," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We regret any inconvenience caused by the change of mode of nominations," External link

standardmedia Friday, May 21, 2021 5:47:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Judges should learn the word 'interdependence' because as soon as they finish a ruling, they need policemen to escort them home," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Judges should learn the word 'interdependence' because as soon as they finish a ruling, they need policemen to escort them home," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "I do about 10 to 20 kilometers three times week... like today, I will skip tomorrow because of this long-distance," External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 17, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "I must say the seat belt saved my life," "The prognosis after my accident was not good, there was just 50 percent or less chance that I would be able to walk again because the damage was on the vertebrae" External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 17, 2021 3:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “A politician can change anytime. Very few politicians can be relied on,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:34:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “On Monday we will have a National Management Committee meeting and we will deliberate and make a decision then communicate it,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 7, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have options, whether to leave it at that point. We also have the option to go through the legal process and appeal the verdict at the High Court,” External link

standardmedia Friday, May 7, 2021 6:56:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I am hearing it from you. But I have to make it clear that we will respect the ruling. As a party we will consult on whether we should exploit our right to appeal the decision,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I don’t think we will have any problem because what we will do is a credible nomination process. We want to assure all the aspirants that we will do a credible process in identifying the right candidate,” “Our interest is the electorate, whom do they want. We have no bias and emotions attached to the process,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:24:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "I received a letter from UDA and the Jubilee NMC shall deliberate on the content of that letter. The NMC will then direct the party on what to do next," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "However and without prejudice, all members of the dissolved coalition holding leadership positions in the Assemblies shall continue serving as such," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Mungu ni mkuu. Ikilinganishwa na nilipokuwa mwaka jana, namshuru Mungu. Asante kwa mchango wenyu na maombi wakati nilikumbwa na mshtuko wa ajali hiyo," External link

tuko Monday, May 3, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “I think this is one of the things that we should appreciate about this country; that we have courts of law and they do act independently and they can make the kind of rulings they can make today. We have to accept and respect those rulings,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 25, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "This is to request that you take note of the content of this letter and to put on record our revocation of the provisional coalition agreement lodged in your offices on May 6, 2018, that was never completed," External link

tuko Thursday, April 22, 2021 10:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Maafisa wote wa PDR ambao walikuwa wakishiriki katika majadiliano ya muungano wamebadilishwa na maafisa wapya wameonyesha kiburi kwa kuweka wagombea kikamilifu katika maeneo nje ya maeneo ya asili yaliyokuwa chini ya ushirikiano, wetu" External link

tuko Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “We felt conned. We had made an agreement to participate together in the counties of Wajir, West Pokot, Garissa, Isiolo and Marsabit to deal with clan democracy. But all of a sudden we find ourselves in a situation where were are facing PDR/ UDA in Nakuru, Naivasha and other regions,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju explained ( about Commission ) : "Even as we talk about embracing the appellate process, it should not go without saying that the president acted according to the Constitution because the 2010 Constitution under Article 132 (4) (a) states that the President in consultation with the Public Service Commission can create any position and that consultation was done, and that is why those positions of CASs were created," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Commission ) : "In government, we are not panicking at all. I think it is sensational and I am not blaming the media. The issue is that when a ruling is made challenging the decision of a president and the Public Service Commission, that is sensational and out of the ordinary," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 21, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju explained ( about Commission ) : "I can also assure you that if at all we were in disagreement with it which I think we are there is an appellate process and we know that the President acted according to the Constitution because the 2010 Constitution under Article 132 (4) (a) states that the President in consultation with the Public Service Commission can create any position and that consultation was done that is why those positions of CASs were created," External link

tuko Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "This is to request that you take note of the content of this letter and to put on record our revocation of the provisional coalition agreement lodged in your offices on May 6, 2018 that was never completed," External link

tuko Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:54:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The Party has therefore decided to pull out of any further negotiations intended to complete the coalition process as is envisaged by the Political Parties Act and to cease any further engagement and association with the PDR whose officials, symbols and name has metamorphosed beyond recognition in comparison to the PDR we worked with previously,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, April 20, 2021 7:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It was just a nyama choma (roast meat) easting session with the usual off the cuff remarks," External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “it cannot be Jubilee policy. We cannot be put on the spot by mistakes of a few elements in the party which are preaching the wrong thing for this country. I can say that without any fear or confliction,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 13, 2021 10:58:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China,” External link

independent-UG Monday, April 5, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together,” External link

independent-UG Monday, April 5, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China," External link

peopledaily Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together," External link

peopledaily Tuesday, March 30, 2021 4:52:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China,” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 29, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together,” External link

capitalfm Monday, March 29, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It cannot be achieved overnight. We are learning from some of the systems that we witnessed when we visited China," External link

sinacom-en Monday, March 29, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We are keenly looking at how the CPC has managed to bring the country together," External link

sinacom-en Monday, March 29, 2021 10:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC discussed the matter and resolved to remove the DP as per the party constitution. The matter is active, we have the recommendations of NMC and now only waiting for the party leader to convene a NEC meeting to deliberate on the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, March 23, 2021 10:14:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We have a National Management Committee meeting but I can neither confirm nor deny if that would be on the agenda. I cannot talk of an agenda before it is adopted by the meeting," External link

tuko Monday, March 22, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “According to the party constitution, the party chairman can chair the NEC, but the matter being serious, it can only be deliberated at a meeting chaired by the President,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 18, 2021 8:26:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema ( about William Ruto ) : "Yeye (Ruto) bado anaweza kushikilia wadhifa wake kama naibu rais hata kama ataacha kuwa mwanachama wa Chama cha Jubilee, hiyo ni isipokuwa ikiwa atatimuliwa na Bunge," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 7:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about William Ruto ) : "He (Ruto) can still hold his position as the deputy president even if he ceases to be a member of Jubilee Party, that is unless he is impeached by Parliament," External link

tuko Wednesday, March 17, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC discussed the matter and resolved to remove the DP as per the party constitution. The matter is active, we have the recommendations of NMC and now only waiting for the party leader to convene a NEC meeting to deliberate on the matter,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, March 17, 2021 5:58:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "NMC ilikutana na kujadili suala hilo na kuamua kumtimua DP kwa mujibu wa katiba ya chama. Suala hilo linaendelea kujadiliwa na tuko na mapendekezo ya NMC tukisubiri kiongozi wa chama aite mkutano wa kamati ya NEC kuhusu suala hilo," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 16, 2021 8:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have had very divisive elections in 2007 to 2017 and we have had several divisive elections dating back to 1992. Any attempt including this amendment to try and address the root causes of this polarization that we experience after every five years is worthy of our support,” External link

capitalfm Friday, March 12, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have had very divisive elections in 2007 to 2017 and we have had several divisive elections dating back to 1992. Any attempt including this amendment to try and address the root causes of this polarization that we experience after every five years is worthy of our support,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 11, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We believe that this amendment will strengthen the structure of devolution and increase resource allocation to the Counties. We are seeing a situation where every ward in this country will get 400 million shillings for their development,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, March 11, 2021 3:45:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “According to the Political Parties Act, paying subscription is one of the things that shows that you are a member,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, March 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are busy with many things including government development projects and not unnecessary political talks that we are treated to every single day,” External link

standardmedia Monday, February 22, 2021 10:08:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will definitely form an alliance with all Kenyans interested in peace and stability of this country as envisioned in the BBI. There is room for everyone and our agenda will not be us vs them,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 21, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “That is not the case, at least not directly. Whatever opinion he had to make was within his rights but the manner in which he did it was wrong, especially matters that include the president,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “His biggest failure as far as leadership is concerned was discussing private matters with other parties. You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, February 14, 2021 12:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “This letter is to confirm to you that the official party position on the BBI is that you support the bill when it comes to the County Assembly. The letter also invokes Article 13.3 (Part Fand G) and Article 19.3 of the Jubilee Constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, February 12, 2021 6:39:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "Working together on BBI is stating the obvious. The President has been very clear and I can reiterate that BBI is not about 2022," External link

allafrica Friday, February 12, 2021 4:32:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : "You cannot kiss and tell. You are supposed to keep the confidentiality of the meeting but if you expose what was said, that is not acceptable" External link

allafrica Thursday, February 11, 2021 3:07:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju aliongeza : "Hii usiweke kwa roho sana. Apana, hakuna uadui. Ni kutofautiana tu kidogo," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Chama kitatuma watu huki iwapo mswada utaanguka ili kujua ni nani alipiga kura ya la. MCAs wa kuteuliwa ndio watakuwa waadhiriwa wa kwanza ," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We had a meeting where we invited Senator Kang’ata but he refused to come, he joined online and later discussed what was discussed to the media. If after talking, you expose what was discussed, then that is not acceptable and that is a big failure as a leader, you don't kiss and tell," External link

tuko Wednesday, February 10, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, February 10, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “There are ways of addressing these issues when you want to talk to the leadership of the party and especially if that leader happens to include the President,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “But in the most unfortunate way, he decided to discuss what we discussed in closed meetings outside to the media,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, February 10, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “His biggest failure as far as leadership is concerned was discussing private matters with other parties. You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We had a meeting where we invited Senator Kang’ata but he refused to come, he joined online and later discussed what was discussed to the media. If after talking, you expose what was discussed, then that is not acceptable and that is a big failure as a leader, you don't kiss and tell," External link

tuko Tuesday, February 9, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The expulsions are with immediate effect and have been communicated to the Senate and the Registrar of Political Parties,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:23:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “His biggest failure as far as leadership is concerned was discussing private matters with other parties. You don’t kiss and tell. It is that breach of confidentiality that has made his position untenable,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “That is not the case, at least not directly. Whatever opinion he had to make was within his rights but the manner in which he did it was wrong, especially matters that include the president,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 9, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The expulsions are with immediate effect and have been communicated to the Senate and the Registrar of Political Parties,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 8, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "So far, those are just speculations. There is no such motion. It has not been discussed within the party. If there was such a discussion, it would have been communicated to all members," External link

tuko Monday, February 8, 2021 7:31:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is the prerogative of the party leader to convene the NEC meeting. There is nothing major to announce. We discussed a myriad of issues but it is premature to divulge them to the public through the media,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Ni wajibu wa kiongozi wa chama kuita kikao cha NEC. Hakuna makubwa ya kutangaza kwa sasa. Tulijadili masuala mengi lakini kwa sasa hatuwezi kusema tuliyojadili," External link

tuko Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:28:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “When it comes to statements from another party with respect to a member of Jubilee and so forth, it is not something that we have discussed,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is the decision of the Jubilee Party that given the bigger picture of bringing this country together through the BBI avenue, ceding ground to the NASA parties is essential to ensuring that we do not open unnecessary arenas for conflict with our very able partners in the BBI,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are currently enjoying a period of constructive engagement with the Wiper Party, ODM, ANC and other parties especially in the BBI,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 13, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We don’t want to continue full throttle when it can be scuttled. We have drawn the attention of our aspirants to the development,” “We are surprised by the turn of the events and have no choice but to respect the court decision,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 9, 2021 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The courts have spoken but we are preparing ourselves so that, just as soon as the by-election is allowed to proceed, we hit the ground running,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It’s appropriate that I know the methodology, sample size, research instruments and if it was focused on discussions or a questionnaire. This should include the data gathered and analysed,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 5, 2021 12:43:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It is true that PDR is POA. When I joined JP and resigned from POA, it was too late to do the paperwork and be legally compliant with the Political Parties Act, and therefore it was impossible to dissolve it,” “When we had party primary disputes in North Eastern region and there were fights within the party, we had to step off. There were clan fights, with leaders threatening to break off because some aspirants who lost were stronger than those who clinched the JP ticket” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 3, 2021 8:20:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Dennis Waweru ) : "We have cleared two candidates, Agnes Kagure and Dennis Waweru, and submitted their names to the IEBC," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We got two aspirants. We shall vet the names and have only a competent and able candidate that will help us retain the Nairobi seat that was Jubilee’s,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, December 29, 2020 12:19:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have given people up to Monday and some have decided to take advantage of the extended time,” External link

standardmedia Monday, December 28, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC has recommended to the NEC that the DP ceases to be Deputy Party leader after he opened the so-called Jubilee Asili offices that is reserved for him and his allies until such a time that this development of Jubilee Asili is discussed at the NEC,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, December 27, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have invited those interested to run on our party’s ticket to present their papers by Monday,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:01:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "I want to state that there is consensus, especially from those of us holding senior positions in the party that it still needs Uhuru's passion to bring this country together, " External link

tuko Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Ningependa kusema kuwa kuna mpango hususan kutoka kwa sisi tunaoshikilia nyadhifa kubwa kuwa bado chama kinahitaji ujuzi wa Uhuru wa kuunganisha wananchi, " External link

tuko Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "I want to state that there is consensus especially from those of us holding senior positions in the party that it still needs Uhuru's passion to bring this country together, " External link

tuko Tuesday, November 17, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They say in media business that all publicity is good. It keeps you in the minds of the people. I can live with that. If any one asks you please tell them that since the initial reports were that I was in the mortuary, the ICU is definitely a great improvement and therefore I will soon be in the general ward," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They say in media business that all publicity is good. It keeps you in the minds of the people. I can live with that. If any one asks you please tell them that since the initial reports were that I was in the mortuary, the ICU is definitely a great improvement and therefore I will soon be in the general ward," External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 12, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “What we need to do is to go out there and put the questions for Kenyans to decide. We cannot be blackmailed by people who are pushing for individual interests. It is the people of Kenya they are trying to blackmail by these demands,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, November 12, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "To lift people from abject poverty and have the possibility of living in relative affluence, as has happened in China, is unprecedented in the history of mankind," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "To lift people from abject poverty and have the possibility of living in relative affluence, as has happened in China, is unprecedented in the history of mankind," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju says : “He is not a peripheral figure, as some may want to argue. Only that as per our constitution, it is the secretary-general who is the mouthpiece. The chairman will chair the meeting, which he does, then leaves me to talk,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 10, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "But if you look at what has been achieved in China," External link

peopledaily Friday, October 9, 2020 4:47:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "But if you look at what has been achieved in China," External link

xinhuanet_en Friday, October 9, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju says : “He is not a peripheral figure, as some may want to argue. Only that as per our constitution, it is the secretary-general who is the mouthpiece. The chairman will chair the meeting, which he does, then leaves me to talk,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:25:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We never wished to get to this point. We serve one president at a time. The party headquarters is not going to be allowed to be a theatre of confrontations. The DP, as self-declared 2022 presidential candidate will not be allowed to use party office as the centre of operalisation of 2022 campaign. During COVID-19 conference, his seat remained conspicuously empty throughout the event although he was included in the programme to make remarks according to the state protocol then invite the president to make statements. From such travesty, the only thing we have received from DP’s camp are tweets from his allies rubbing more salt into the injury," External link

tuko Monday, October 5, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the president,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the president,” External link

capitalfm Sunday, October 4, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju announced : "The deputy party leader as a self-declared presidential candidate for 2022 will not be allowed to use the party headquarters as a centre of operationalisation of his 2022 campaign and to use the centre for intimidation of any potential opponent or party staff," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In the run up to the events at the party headquarters on Thursday, we have witnessed in recent days the following that are attributable to deputy party leader, Hon William Ruto, that has been an exhibition of arrogance, insolence and disrespect of President Uhuru Kenyatta who is also the party leader of Jubilee. We have witnessed the unprovoked and inexplicable abuse of former First Lady Mama Ngina Kenyatta by political allies of the deputy party leader and the subsequent response by Hon. Ruto that exhibited not an ounce of contrition," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "For such travesty, the only thing received from the DPs camp are tweets from his allies rubbing salt into the injury," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 4, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “We currently serve one president at a time. This country is more important than this party, we will not countenance any attempted power grab as witnessed recently. He will not be allowed to use the center for intimidation for potential opponents and staff,” External link

tuko Saturday, October 3, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “That the NMC has recommended to the NEC that the DP ceases to be Deputy Party Leader after he opened the so-called Jubilee Asili offices that is reserved for him and his allies until such a time that this development of Jubilee Asili is discussed at the NEC,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the President,” External link

standardmedia Saturday, October 3, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “The deputy leader will not be allowed to use the Party headquarters as a centre of operationalization of his 2022 campaign and use the centre for intimidation of potential opponents or staff. The NMC has resolved that the Deputy President will not use the party headquarters for his brand of so called hustler politics. We will not allow an attempted power grab as happened yesterday,” External link

kenya-today Friday, October 2, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : “Tumemuona akienda kote nchini akizindua vuguvugu la 'hustler'. Hizi ni kampeni na waziwazi kumfanyia ujeuri rais,” External link

tuko Friday, October 2, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "We would like to be absolutely clear, that we serve one President at a time. The DP, a self-declared 2022 presidential candidate, will not be allowed to use the party Headquarters as a centre of operationalisation of his campaigns and for intimidation," External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 2, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen him going around the country launching the hustler movement. These are campaigns and open defiance to the president,” External link

capitalfm Friday, October 2, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Kutokana na ushirikiano kati ya Jubilee na ODM katika Bunge katika siku za karibuni kuhusu masuala yenye umuhimu wa kitaifa na kuzingatia kwamba hiki kilikuwa kiti cha ODM, uamuzi umefanywa na sasa chama cha Jubilee hakitampeleka mgombea Msambweni kwa ajili ya kuendeleza uhusiano mwema," External link

tuko Sunday, September 27, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “With the unprecedented cooperation between Jubilee and ODM in Parliament in the recent past on matters of national importance and given that it was an ODM seat, the decision has been made that Jubilee will not field a candidate in the interest of the bigger picture,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 24, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The country has very serious constitutional matters to deal with that will require sobriety and reaching across the political divides in order to navigate our beloved country across some of these challenges," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “With the unprecedented cooperation between Jubilee ad ODM in Parliament in the recent past on matters of national importance and given that this was an ODM seat the decision has been made that Jubilee will not field a candidate in the interest of a bigger picture,” External link

capitalfm Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Nchi ina suala muhimu zaidi la kikatiba linalohitaji kushughulikiwa kwa makini na linalohitajia mchango wa kila upande wa kisiasa ili kulitatua vyema," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju aliandika : "Ziara yako huleta raha mkubwa. Karibu tena," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I have just been made aware that he visited. I am going to find out if there was anything he wanted that requires my attention,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju argued : “This is indicative of bias against Dari Ltd and the director’s,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju says : “The judge failed to act impartially and has purposely handled this matter in a particular direction at finding the directors of Dari Limited in contempt. She is indeed prepared to do anything and everything to commit the directors of Dari Limited to civil jail,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The petition is premised on the manner in which the judge (Kasango) has handled this matter,” External link

standardmedia Friday, September 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “That primary does not put into consideration any kind of deal that may have been there with the President. That is not something you can hold anybody to account on,” “There could have been some sort of swearing among friends but there is no way you can make a party to be accountable to that and I think the Deputy President is aware of this. I will support him if he wins the nominations” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Even if we were to lose unity in the Jubilee Party so as to bring unity in this country, that is still a higher goal and that is one of the reasons why the President took the extraordinary step of pursuing the handshake,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 11, 2020 9:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Nimezungumzia suala hilo na DP na tumekubaliana tutakutana wiki ijayo. Hili haliwezi kukubalika. Aliniarifu alitoa msimamo wake kupitia twitter lakini sidhani hilo litawatuliza waliokerwa ," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema ( about William Ruto ) : "Nina amini Ruto atashiriki kura ya mchujo ya chama na endapo atashinda nitamuunga mkono.Nitakuwa mtu wa kwanza kumuunga mkono endapo atashinda tiketi ya chama," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju alisema : "Taifa hili ni la maana sana kuliko msimamo wetu. Muafaka kati ya Uhuru na Ruto ni ya binafsi. Nina historia na Raila Odinga na haingekuwa vyema kwangu mimi kukutana na Raila na kuendelea kushikilia wadhifa wangu," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I called Deputy President this afternoon and we had a discussion on it and I did make my position very clear that because some of the things are being done on his name or using his name, he has to come out and express himself,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The issue of Mama Ngina cannot be compared to that of Murathe… she is nobody’s peer,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, September 9, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about William Ruto ) : "I believe he (Ruto) will subject himself to members of the party to be nominated and if he wins the nominations we will support him. I will be the first person to support him if he secures the party ticket," External link

tuko Wednesday, September 9, 2020 7:51:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about The Deputy ) : "The Constitution stops all civil servants except Cabinet secretaries," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I called Deputy President this afternoon and we had a discussion on it and I did make my position very clear that because some of the things are being done on his name or using his name, he has to come out and express himself,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The issue of Mama Ngina cannot be compared to that of Murathe... she is nobody's peer," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The issue of Mama Ngina cannot be compared to that of Murathe... she is nobody's peer," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I called Deputy President this afternoon and we had a discussion on it and I did make my position very clear that because some of the things are being done using his name,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "There are people who had left because either they got jobs in government, so it was kind of conflicting. When they left, we replaced them but with the full knowledge of the board," External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Within the context of the coalition, when we are meeting, the Kanu team that got positions automatically come on board, but when we are meeting as a party they also have their party," "Just like in Nasa, when Wiper wants to meet as Wiper they do so and when they meet as Nasa then ODM and the rest have to be there" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Political parties are about politics and how to be in control. It is an aggressive sport because it is always about how to elbow each other out for positions. It would be strange if politicians sat somewhere and agreed on everything peacefully,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In light of the current developments at the Nairobi County Assembly, you are required to attend a consultative meeting of all Jubilee elected and nominated at Jubilee Headquarters in Pangani at 12 noon on Thursday, August 13, 2020 without fail," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Benson Mutura ) : “We know about six people have expressed interest on the position of Nairobi County Assembly Speaker which fell vacant recently, but we want to inform our members that after consultations we have zeroed on Benson Mutura,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, August 13, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "In light of the current developments at the Nairobi County Assembly, you are required to attend a consultative meeting of all Jubilee elected and nominated at Jubilee Headquarters in Pangani at 12 noon on Thursday, August 13, 2020 without fail," External link

tuko Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "I don't think I want to engage in altercations with him every other day. This is a free country and litigation is legal," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “Currently, we are only waiting for the certificate from the new Auditor General for the period covering the accounts for 2018-2019,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, July 14, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "We want to thank the Chinese government for the commitments it outlined during the meeting between President Xi Jinping and African presidents. China has really stood with Africa during this time of crisis" External link

dailynews-bw Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "building a community with a shared future for mankind," External link

dailynews-bw Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "We want to thank the Chinese government for the commitments it outlined during the meeting between President Xi Jinping and African presidents. China has really stood with Africa during this time of crisis" External link

peopledaily Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "building a community with a shared future for mankind," External link

peopledaily Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Xi Jinping ) : "We want to thank the Chinese government for the commitments it outlined during the meeting between President Xi Jinping and African presidents. China has really stood with Africa during this time of crisis" External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "building a community with a shared future for mankind," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Amos Kimunya ) : “The party and party leader has full confidence in Kimunya. He has the capacity to deliver having been a minister before and elected MP numerous times. This means he is not a small timer,” “Holding these high profile positions in the past demonstrates that he has learnt the ropes and is equal to the task,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “Any coalition agreement always starts with cooperation…going forward, we will engage the various political players to rally for the next polls,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, June 20, 2020 2:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “The letters I previously wrote to the assembly on the House leadership changes stand,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “There are moments we write to our members and if they refuse to listen we have mechanisms to address this so we are we are going to deal with them,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “What goes on in the House and in any disciplinary action that is being taken by the house, Jubilee party has no locus just the same way as when the Jubilee party has assigned specific individuals to be the leaders, the assembly has no locus,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “There is no such PG. A PG is only a PG when the President has convened it and is chairing it. Even if all members of Parliament meet and the President is not there then that is not a PG,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have seen many [of such cases] and normally when it gets to problems, they say 'we didn’t know, I didn’t get SMS, I didn’t get what…'” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “That is a new one. Normally communication comes from the secretary general. The party leader rarely writes to anybody,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, June 8, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated ( about The Deputy ) : “You cannot have a leadership [in the Senate] that is working at cross purposes with the government of the day. If you have that then that is a recipe for chaos. So there must be discipline especially as it concerns the leadership. The leadership cannot afford to be working at cross purposes nowhere in the world,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju argued : "The informal manner in which the judge has conducted this matter shows she is biased against me and the directors of Dari. This will deny us a fair trial," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, June 2, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We are definitely going to make changes,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 29, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “We are on standby. The itinerary of the boss [Uhuru] is very full. But the NEC can even meet on Saturday or Sunday. It all depends on the President’s availability because he chairs the NEC,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 29, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “In the past we have been very generous to members. Going forward, we will not be taking disciplinary actions lying down,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will be taking such cases to the disciplinary committee as and when they emerge and pursue them to the logical end and within the law. When the whip tells you that this is the position of the party, it’s not upon you to choose what to do but abide. We want 100 percent loyalty within the party,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We looked at the law and discovered that we do not need to gazette the new members to the NMC. This means that NMC starts work immediately,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The disciplinary committee is an independent entity that manages its time and calendar among others. The team summons whoever it wants to produce the required evidence. This is important so that the action we take is in line with the law and is not subject to challenge in court,” External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will deal with those errant members. When it is Members of Parliament we expect 100% fidelity to the contract they signed with the party. And we do have those contracts available for any inspection. When they were going for elections they said they were going to support the party. They hanged on the goodwill of the party to get their positions. For them to now change tact midstream is nothing but betrayal of the party,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Our Party ) : “Our party constitution will be adhered to; I want to make it clear that we won’t be merciful in regards to the discipline in the party,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some are even using, without the authority of the party, stationary of the party not coming from this office but coming from wherever they are coming from and expecting that we are going to allow that dysfunctionality. I am sorry that they are mistaken and disciplinary action will be taken on them,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju affirmed : “They hanged on the goodwill of the party to get their positions. For them to now change tack midstream is nothing but betrayal of the party,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, May 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I want to be very clear that we will not be very merciful when it comes to the discipline of the Members. In the past, we have been very generous of to the party members, some of them even using without authority the stationery of the party and expecting us to allow that kind of dysfunction. I am sorry, (but) they have been mistaken and disciplinary action will be taken,” External link

capitalfm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “I can assure you that we are fully putting our house in order. We can't have a dysfunctional house,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:03:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Lady ) : "That Lady Justice Grace Nzioka has openly demonstrated bias when recording the court proceedings by excluding submissions by the parties, especially the plaintiffs," External link

businessdailyafrica Monday, May 25, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some of us have been around long enough to understand how politicians respond when they have been cornered. They always use the refrain of money has been poured to finish us,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 22, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We will not tolerate deviant behaviour. The changes in the Senate and National Assembly are purely normal housekeeping processes,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “All explanation they are giving to the media is not useful. Once cases have gone to the disciplinary committee, that process is very methodical,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "Our focus is to deal with the pandemic in the country right now but there those who want to politic constantly...some people are impatient and creating a little bit of friction," "They are disobeying President Uhuru Kenyatta. We don't want our MPs to live in fear but we expect discipline. We don't want people campaigning for 2022 and yet we have economic challenges" External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 18, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They should take their loyalty to the committee. They don't answer to me or anybody but the National Executive Committee," External link

thestarkenya Monday, May 18, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “When the President shook hands with the ODM leader, his sole purpose was to bring this country together. We all know the problem that has bedevilled us and we cannot afford to be disunited going forward,” External link

nation-ke Monday, May 18, 2020 11:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We just have to clean house. I cannot comment about a reshuffle because it is the prerogative of the President and his sole responsibility to do whatever he wants to do in his government in terms of restructuring,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, May 16, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "They are in the hands of the party disciplinary committee and so whatever excuse anybody has, let them address them with the committee because at the moment, we are powerless and can't do anything," External link

nation-ke Friday, May 15, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If they (five nominees) have any illusions that we will make the mistakes made by ODM and ANC with respect to unsuccessful expulsion of some of their members, we have learnt our lesson and are going to follow due process". He said it was wrong for the senators to snub their party leader’s meeting and they must now be prepared to face the disciplinary committee. Mr Tuju also stated that the party had confirmed from mobile telephone service providers that all the invitations were delivered to the Jubilee senators. It is not clear how Ms Jillo would also be pardoned as she had received a show cause letter from the new Majority Chief Whip Mr Kang'ata. DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE. On Friday, Mr Kang'ata confirmed response to the notice to show cause from Senator Jillo adding that he would forward it to the party's disciplinary committee "with my substantive comments which remain confidential for now". "It is the disciplinary committee that will make the determination, not me. I am just a complainant on behalf of the Senate Parliamentary Group,” External link

nation-ke Friday, May 15, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If they have any illusions that we will make the mistakes made by ODM and ANC with respect to unsuccessful expulsion of some of their members, we have learnt our lesson and are going to follow due process,” External link

kenya-today Friday, May 15, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If they have any illusions that we will make the mistakes made by ODM and ANC with respect to unsuccessful expulsion of some of their members, we have learnt our lesson and are going to follow due process,” External link

kenya-today Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We have asked them to show cause why they should not be expelled from the party,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : “We will follow due process and shall not make the mistakes that ODM and ANC made. So this is a warning shot to the senators, they should not take any comfort,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 14, 2020 9:29:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Yes, it is headed there, but we are still monitoring the behaviour of the leaders. We will not tolerate deviant behaviour,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "It was supposed to be deposited as soon as the pre-election deal was done, but some people just did not do their jobs," "So to avoid any challenge and any ambiguity, the two parties have chosen the path of a post-election agreement to formalise the relationship they already have," External link

allafrica Monday, May 11, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “The issue of Nairobi City County is very pertinent to the President. He is very particular on finding a solution. The situation is dire,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 11, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “It was supposed to be deposited as soon as the pre-election deal was done, but some people just did not do their jobs,” “So to avoid any challenge and any ambiguity, the two parties have chosen the path of a post-election agreement to formalise the relationship they already have,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Whereas the party constitution allows the deputy party leader to convene an NEC meeting, the deputy party leader can only do that with the approval of the party leader, otherwise he will be staging a coup,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some people in Jubilee feared that bringing more people on board will make them irrelevant and lose their space. But we must unite the country to avert chaos that follows each and every election,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “People have been going around issuing ultimatums to the President and the party that we need to do such and such or else … Let us see that or else of yours,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “These people have extraneous issues unrelated to the party and now they want to use a parliamentary group meeting to settle them. It is not that they want a PG at all, they just want to prosecute other issues outside of the party,” External link

kenya-today Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “People have been going around issuing ultimatums to the President and the party that we need to do such and such or else … Let us see that or else of yours,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “These people have extraneous issues unrelated to the party and now they want to use a parliamentary group meeting to settle them. It is not that they want a PG at all, they just want to prosecute other issues outside of the party,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Secretary General ) : “As it is, we are currently operating under Article 33 of the Constitution, the transitional clause. Under this law, I cannot purport to claim to be the bona fide Secretary-General, and this applies to all other officials on acting capacity. As such, it is difficult for even me to convene the demanded NEC, when I don’t have full mandate as an elected official,” External link

standardmedia Monday, May 4, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Before we could read the whole dossier and have the tripartite meeting, to our consternation you became part of the cohort of mainly independent MCAs who addressed the mass media on the notice of motion to impeach the governor,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The vice-chairman has that latitude, but my position is official communication" External link

allafrica Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The vice-chairman has that latitude, but my position is official communication" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The vice-chairman has that latitude, but my position is official communication” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 26, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The only matter of concern is that social media was supposedly chosen by some leaders to air their grievances while they do have at their disposal other internal channels of communication,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 24, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “NEC meetings must be preceded by NMC meetings to set the agenda for the NEC meeting. Further, preparation for elections would require action by the NMC, which has the responsibility of overseeing the management and supervision of party affairs and the secretariat and approving budgetary plans,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The NMC changes were necessary to prepare for the party elections and ensure the party was compliant with the provisions of Section 26(1) (a) of the Political Parties Act including the requirements for regional balancing and gender affirmative action,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “Nothing in this constitution, its rules, regulations or procedures shall preclude the NEC acting on its own or through the National Coordinating Committee from taking or making decisions that it deems proper and fit in the interest of the party,” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The Party will in due course and as circumstances permit given the trying season that confronts the nation and indeed the world, consider the issues raised regarding the aforesaid matters and reach the decision that it deems proper and fit in its best interest," External link

kenyan-post Monday, April 20, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Last year I had put a temporary leadership which was best at that moment because the tussles among them was getting out of hand. But now we have given each part of the camp a position in the leadership,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 19, 2020 1:17:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “In taking the action it took under the authority of the NEC (National Executive Committee) delegated to it, including the power of convening short notice executive meetings to execute the mandate of the NEC, the NMC also took into account the provisions of Article 28(5) of the party constitution which states that: nothing in this constitution, its rules, regulations or procedures shall preclude the NEC acting on its own or through the National Coordinating Committee from taking or making decision that it deems proper and fit in the interest of the Party,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "Some of those high-ranking individuals are on record as having always advised or insisted that internal party matters should strictly be settled using the party internal dispute resolution mechanisms," External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:33:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "The Party will in due course and as circumstances permit given the trying season that confronts the nation and indeed the world, consider the issues raised regarding the aforesaid matters and reach the decision that it deems proper and fit in its best interest," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "To be more clear, those changes do not require any minutes. Those changes are premised on the transitional clause and that is what was sent to the Registrar of Political Parties," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "On November 12, 2019, we wrote to the Speaker of the County Assembly setting up an interim house leadership that has served in the assembly from the date of the said letter to date," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 17, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "You are required to note the changes and proceed to gazette the said nominee in the usual manner," External link

nation-ke Friday, April 17, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Some of those high-ranking individuals are on record as having always advised or insisted that internal party matters should strictly be settled using the party internal dispute resolution mechanisms,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 17, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We, therefore, wish to believe that some of the vitriol exhibited were from parody social media accounts of these very senior and respected leaders of the party, who have access to many channels of communication within the party leadership,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 17, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju wrote : "On November 12, 2019, we wrote to the Speaker of the County Assembly setting up an interim house leadership that has served in the assembly from the date of the said letter to date," External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 17, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said ( about Secretary General ) : “I want to challenge the Deputy SG to produce any minutes where NEC sat and appointed him the Deputy Secretary-General,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 17, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “From what we have seen so far in social media, it is apparent that some orchestrated objections have been sent to the Office of the Registrar of Political Parties and we are awaiting the official communication from the Registrar on those protests, and we will respond,” External link

standardmedia Friday, April 17, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated ( about The Deputy ) : “The much talked changes were made long before coronavirus menace visited us. What was filed by the Party last month to comply with March 31 deadline were normal yearly returns that are required by the law in terms of changes of office bearers, signatories to the accounts and any other material issues that the register may require by law,” External link

capitalfm Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju maintained : “The president is in charge of the party and all the proposals in change of leadership have been sanctioned by him,” “The terms of interim officials have been extended under an interim clause pending elections and whoever is serving is doing so in the pleasure of the President who is our party leader” External link

nation-ke Monday, April 13, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Most of them [conditions] we were able to comply with but there is one which was almost impossible to comply with because no party has complied with it. It was the desegregation of membership to ward level,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju added : “It is us to get back to the registrar, through our management committee, to tell her when we comply. But with this coronavirus, we cannot get back to her now,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, April 13, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : "We have certain members of our NEC and the National Management Committee who resigned for various reasons. They either got jobs, which would result into a conflict with their positions in the party," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : "All resignations have to go to the president, who is the Jubilee Party leader with reasons for resignation. He accepts the resignations and appoints replacement and that is exactly what happened," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “This was a simple procedure of the party leader replacing vacant party positions within the NMC, Ms Shukri and Ms Mutua have since joined the Government and therefore could not hold the positions in the party,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “If you defy the party position we deal with you. It doesn’t matter whether it is Waiguru, we did the same to all counties which are answerable to us,” “They can say everything they want that we are protecting Waiguru, that I have been given money but if we speak to you and you defy us, we deal with you. We did the same thing in Nairobi and we will do it anywhere else” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju told : “We have certain members of our NEC and the National Management Committee who resigned for various reasons. They either got jobs, which would result into a conflict with their positions in the party,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “All resignations have to go to the president, who is the Jubilee Party leader with reasons for resignation. He accepts the resignations and appoints replacement and that is exactly what happened,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:04:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “We choose the leadership and if we delegate the choosing of leadership to them through election, then that is delegated authority, otherwise the Constitution says very well that it is the party that will designate the leadership of the House,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Those provisions not withstanding your vacation of the office of the Majority Leader is with immediate effect,” External link

capitalfm Friday, April 3, 2020 8:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “The party is for instilling discipline in the party. If we tell you not to do something and you defy we will deal with you. We choose the leadership as a party, so MCAs can say everything but if you are defying our directives we will deal with you,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 3, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Before we could read the whole dossier and have the tripartite meeting, to our consternation you became part of the cohort of mainly independent MCAs who addressed the mass media on the notice of motion to impeach the governor,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, April 3, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju said : “Jubilee party takes great exception in this scheme that is not only meant to derail the party’s agenda in the county but also nationally,” External link

nation-ke Friday, April 3, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : "The therapy is tough and painful, but I am doing my best. I leave the rest to God," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju stated : "The therapy is tough and painful, but I am doing my best. I leave the rest to God," External link

kenyan-post Thursday, April 2, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju disse : “Se os resultados divulgados lhes fossem favoráveis, o que estariam a dizer agora? Antes das eleições, disseram que o anúncio dos presidentes e directores das assembleias eleitorais seriam tidos como válidos e o tribunal chegou mesmo a pronunciar-se sobre isso. Não se pode fazer ou mudar as leis ao sabor de cada um. Regras são regras e todos nós temos de cumpri-las” External link

jornaldeangola Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:41:00 PM EAT

Raphael Tuju juge : “Certains ont dit que l’annonce des présidents et des directeurs du scrutin dans les différents bureaux et circonscriptions est définitive et que le tribunal a statué… Et nous trouverions injuste pour ces personnes de finalement dire que nous allons changer d’avis” External link

euronews-fr Wednesday, August 9, 2017 9:14:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
secretary general11.53%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
general10.66%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
jubilee party secretary general9.22%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
secretary-general13.83%EN10/29/201729/10/2017
jubilee party secretary-general0.58%EN10/04/201704/10/2017
secretary1.73%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
jubilee party secretary0.58%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
secrétaire1.73%FR08/10/201710/08/2017
boss1.73%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
secretário-geral0.29%PT08/10/201710/08/2017
jubilee party boss0.29%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
juge0.29%FR08/09/201709/08/2017
chairman2.88%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
jubilee party chairman0.29%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
mp5.19%EN07/29/201729/07/2017
head12.39%EN07/21/201721/07/2017
minister5.76%EN03/21/201721/03/2017
former cabinet minister4.32%EN03/21/201721/03/2017
chief0.29%EN02/08/201708/02/2017
ceo0.58%EN12/18/201618/12/2016
chairperson0.58%EN12/16/201616/12/2016
cabinet minister2.31%EN12/10/201610/12/2016
tourism minister0.29%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
former tourism minister0.29%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
former foreign affairs minister0.86%EN11/07/201607/11/2016
foreign affairs minister0.86%EN11/07/201607/11/2016
leader1.15%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
team leader0.29%EN11/06/201606/11/2016
legislator0.29%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
former legislator0.29%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
Names Lang Count
Raphael TujuEN65.75%
Raphael TujuFR8.90%
Raphael TujuEU7.99%
Raphael TujuNL7.99%
Rafael TujuEN7.53%
Raphaël TujuFR0.91%
Raphael TujuPT0.91%
Rapheal TujuEN0.00%
Raphael TujuSW0.00%


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Lee Kinyanjui said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “I have nothing personal against Murathe and Tuju. They are good people but in terms of party management, we have lost it. We want new faces who can inspire confidence and attract new members as well as retaining those who are in now,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:31:00 AM EAT

Nelson Havi wrote ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "Raphael Tuju, hear and get me loud and clear. Your buffoonery seems to know no limit. Judges volunteer to serve in an Arm of Government. Their security is not a privilege but a right. This is not Uganda in the 70s. Cross that line again, and you will live to regret it," External link

tuko Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:17:00 PM EAT

Nelson Havi wrote ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "Raphael Tuju, hear and get me loud and clear. Your buffoonery seems to know no limit. Judges volunteer to serve in an Arm of Government. Their security is not a privilege but a right. This is not Uganda in the 70s. Cross that line again and you will live to regret it," External link

tuko Tuesday, May 18, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Moses Kuria alisema ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "Nawaomba wanachama wa Ligi ya akina mama ya Jubilee ikiongozwa na Raphael Tuju na Anita Thumbi kutafuta suluhu la tofauti zao vizuri, " External link

tuko Saturday, November 28, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Kiraitu Murungi said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : "I have a video which I have forwarded to Tuju," External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Oscar Sudi said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “It is many Kenyans who formed Jubilee to unite the country and not the likes of Tuju who are now being used to frustrate members of the party,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

Aden Duale said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “Tuju will forcefully be dragged out of office if the situation escalates, the lawmakers threatened,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Aden Duale said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “We must not forget this. Let's put our house in order. We owe it to the people of Kenya. Tuju and his cabal must be told to their face that Jubilee is not their personal property and all decisions going forward must be made by the respective party organs in accordance with the party constitution,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, April 18, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

David Murathe said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “Tuju is not a mad man, he was obviously under instructions of the party leader, so if the move was a fraud as they claim, it is the President and party leader they should direct their wrath to,” External link

kenyan-post Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Moses Kuria said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “To all Jubilee MCAs countrywide: The Party HQ will no longer intimidate or blackmail you. Not as long as I live. Enough is Enough. No longer Owner-Occupier mentality in Jubilee. The tenants want their party back,” “For far too long, the Jubilee Secretariat has been carrying out party affairs with reckless abandon. One would be forgiven for thinking the unelected officials at the Secretariat do own the party. According to our records, the Jubilee Party had not sought from the Registrar of Political Parties an extension of the term of the interim officials. Mr Tuju and his team are therefore in the office illegally” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, April 12, 2020 9:50:00 AM EAT

Moses Kuria said ( about Raphael Tuju ) : “For far too long, the Jubilee secretariat has been carrying out party affairs with reckless abandon. It is suspect why Mr Tuju and his owner occupiers at Jubilee Party did not act with the same alacrity in Kiambu County. One wonders whether Hon Tuju is the secretary-general of Jubilee Party Kirinyaga branch,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT