Governor Mutua said ODM leader Raila Odinga was invited to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s tour of the Ukambani region.
We Invited Raila Odinga to Visit Ukambani alongside Uhuru, Alfred Mutua.
Mutua stated Raila’s invite aimed at showcasing the region’s development progress to the rest of the country He accused leaders allied to Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka of planning to turn the president’s tour into a political affair.
“We invited Raila in Ukambani as South Eastern Kenya Economic Bloc (SKEB) together with Governor Charity Ngilu and Kibutha Kibwana. We invited Raila because we wanted him to see how Ukambani is developed and because he has a huge following, many people will learn of good things about us,” he said.
Raila’s presence in Uhuru’s Ukambani tour caused jitters among allies of Kalonzo, who said the ODM leader was not supposed to be present because it was their region’s affair. This comes even as calls to reunite the NASA coalition intensify, with President Uhuru weighing on the wrangles pitting Raila against his other co-principals. President Uhuru, during the visit, hinted at reuniting the leaders ahead of 2022, but Kalonzo appears doubtful given that he has insisted on not supporting Raila for the third time.
Koffi Olomide bio: wife, children, family, net worth, songs.
news sites in Kenya Kenya News Facts and Life Hacks FACTS AND LIFE HACKS Koffi Olomide bio: wife, children, family, net worth, songs Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 12:34 PM by Vivian Mutsoli Koffi Olomide has been on the top of the musical charts in Africa since the early 1990s. This is an outstanding achievement considering that such longevity is uncommon in the music industry. He is known for some of his chart-topping rhumbas. So, how much do you know about him? Koffi Olomide rocking in dark sunglasses. Photo: @koffiolomide_officiel Source: Instagram Rhumba maestro, Koffi Olomide, has become a household name across Africa. Most of his songs continue to receive massive airplay in Africa and Europe. He has won numerous fans over a four-decade-long career. He has also won several awards. Koffi Olomide’s profile summary Real name: Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba Commonly used name: Koffi Olomide Nickname: Antoine Makila Mabe, Quadra Kora Man, Le Grand Mopao, Mokonzi, Large Degaire, Gralibane Maji Gender: Male Date of birth: July 13th, 1956 Age: 65 years Zodiac sign: Cancer Place of birth: Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of Congo Nationality: Congolese Ethnicity: African Profession: Composer, arranger, producer, and singer Genre: Soukous, Tcha Tcho Years active: 1970s – present Education: University of Paris Height: 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) Weight: 172 pounds (78 kg) Instagram page: @koffiolomide_officiel Faceook page: @Koffiolomideofficial YouTube channel: Koffi OLOMIDE READ ALSO Geoffrey Lutaaya biography: wife, family, education, politics, songs Koffi Olomide’s biography The renowned Congolese singer was born Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba on July 13th, 1956. He was born to Charles Agbepa and Aminata Angélique Muyonge. He has two brothers called Johnny Ko and Tutu Roba. Where does Koffi Olomide come from? He was born in Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. His mother gave him the name Koffi because he was born on a Friday. He was raised alongside his brothers in a middle-class family. Growing up, he improvised popular songs with his own lyrics and altered rhythms. Finally, he was noticed by a neighbour, who taught him how to play the guitar. Educational background Koffi Olomide is a proud holder of a Bachelors’ degree in Business Economics. He also has a Masters’ degree in Mathematics from the University of Paris. Profession Koffi started his music career with Papa Wemba’s band, Viva la Musica. He began as a composer and songwriter and later became a vocalist and lead singer. His name Olomide was coined during his time with the band. READ ALSO Haruna Mubiru biography: wife, family, songs, life story and facts Koffi Olomide from Congo and dancers of the Quartier Latin group perform on April 30th, 2005, in Dakar during the Ebony Music Festival dedicated to the fight against malaria. Photo: Seyllou Source: Getty Images He was such an impressive songwriter. So, one day in 1977, Papa Wemba was touched with his talent exclaimed, “Ooh! l’homme idee” (Oh! the idea-man!). The fancy version of the name was adopted, and the name Olomide was born. Thus, Koffi Olomide became his official professional name. The year 1983 was a turning point in Kofi’s career. He recorded his first album Ngouda and showed a solid determination to become a prominent force in the African music industry. Two duets were performed and recorded with Yakimi Kiesse and Fafa from Molokai. In 1986, he went solo and built a band called Quartier Latin International. He did a unique genre named Tcha Tcho, a slower style of soukous. He has produced numerous songs and has built up a faithful fan base internationally, particularly in Africa and Europe. Koffi Olomide’s songs READ ALSO Bobi Wine bio: Wife, children, parents, net worth, house, facts The famous singer has numerous studio and collaboration albums. Below are some of the known songs. Studio albums Ngounda (1983) Lady Bo (1984) Celya-Ba (1985) Ngobila (1986) Diva (1986) Dieu Voit Tout (1987) Rue D’Amour (1987) Henriquet (1988) Elle Et Moi (1989) Les Prisionniers Dorment… (1990) Haut De Gamme ”Tcha-Tcho, Echelon Ngomba”: Koweït, Rive Gauche (1992) Pas De Faux Pas (1992) Noblesse Oblige (1993) Magie (1994) V12 (1995) Ultimatum (1997) Loi (1997) Droit De Véto (1998) Attentat (1999) Force De Frappe (2000) Effrakata (2001) Affaire D’État (2003) Monde Arabe (2004) Danger De Mort (2006) Koffi (also called L’album sans nom or Bord Ezanga Kombo) (2008) Abracadabra (2012) Bana Zebola (2015) 13ième Apôtre (2015) Nyataquance (2017) Papa Ngwasuma (2019) Collaborating albums 8è Anniversaire (with Papa Wemba, Viva la Musica) (1983) Aï Aï Aï La Bombe Éclate (with Rigo Star) (1987) Glamour (with Duc Hérode) (1993) Wake Up (with Papa Wemba) (1996) Sans Rature (with Didier Milla, Madilu System, Papa Wemba) (2005) READ ALSO Chid Benz biography: family, drugs, life story, songs, latest updates Awards and achievements The Congolese singer has achieved a lot in his musical career. Below are some of his popular awards. In 1992 he was awarded Best Male Singer and Best Video Clip at the African Music Awards in Abidjan. In 1998, he won the award for Best African Artist. In 2002 and 2003, four awards on a single night at the annual Kora Awards in South Africa. He has also won the Kora Award for the Best African Artist of The Decade. How much money does Koffi Olomide have? Koffi Olomide has a net worth estimated at $18 million. He is one of the wealthiest musicians in Africa. He has amassed so much from his songs. He also owns estates in Paris, Kinshasha, and Belgium, to name a few. Koffi Olomide relaxing on a sofa. Photo: @koffiolomide_officiel Source: Instagram Koffi Olomide’s family READ ALSO Professor Jay biography: family, house, cars, politics, songs The singer is a married man. Koffi Olomide’s wife is called Aliane Olomide. The couple has been married since 1993. They have seven children. Koffi Olomide’s children are Aristote, Elvis, Miss Universe, Nike, Rocky, Del Pirlo Mourinho, and Saint James Rolls. He adopted a unique naming convention for his children to defy La’ Authenticite policy. The policy had been put in place by President Mobutu. He called for the use of indigenous Africa names instead of western names. Koffi Olomide’s controversies The Rumba maestro has been dubbed the most controversial artist in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has been involved in the following scandals. Assaulting his producer and his dancer In 2012, Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba assaulted one of his producers for abuse and no respect for the contract. As a result, he was slapped with three months suspended in jail. Additionally, in 2016, while in Kenya, Koffi was filmed as he kicked one of his women dancers. The incident elicited public criticism, and the Congolese was deported back to his country. On arrival, he was imprisoned for four days without judgement and released with no explanation. READ ALSO Rich Mavoko biography: wife, family, hometown, education, facts Sexual assault and rape accusation In February 2012, three of his backup dancers filed rape charges against him in France. The French court investigated him on three counts of rape and illegal confinement. However, to evade his ruling, he fled back to his home country. Olomide was also found guilty of the statutory rape of one of his former dancers when she was 15. He was handed a two-year suspended jail sentence by a court in France in absentia, as he failed to turn up. In addition, the court ordered him to pay $5,700 in damages to the former dancer. Quick facts about Koffi Olomide What is the real name for Koffi Olomide? His real name is Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba. How much is Koffi Olomide worth? The Congolese singer has a wealth estimated at $18 million. He has made his fortune from his career in music and real estate investments. How old is Koffi Olomide now? He was born on July 13th, 1956. He will celebrate his 64th birthday anniversary on July 13th, 2021. Is Koffi Olomide half Nigerian? No. However, his mother was half Nigerian and half Sierra Leonean; hence she named him Koffi. This is a name given to children born on a Friday. Is Koffi Olomide married? The singer has been married to Aliane Olomide since 1993. Is Koffi Olomide in jail? The singer is not in prison at the moment. How old is Koffi Olomide daughter? The legendary singer has a daughter called Didi-Stone. She was born on July 19th, 1999, in Marseille, France. She will turn 22 years on July 19th, 2021. READ ALSO Zuchu: real name, boyfriend, parents, education, Diamond Platnumz relationship Koffi Olomide is undoubtedly one of the most famous African singers today. He has produced numerous songs that are received considerable airplay in African and Europe. 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