Kanini Kega Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Son, Defeated, Salary, and Net Worth.

Kanini Kega Biography

James Mathenge Kanini is a Kenyan politician, well known as Kanini Kega. He presently serves in East Africa Legislative Assembly EALA. He was the immediate former Member of Parliament for Kieni Constituency representing the Jubilee coalition.

10 Quick Facts About Kanini Kega

  • Name: James Mathenge Kanini
  • Age: 50 Years (2022)
  • Birthday: 31 October
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Height: Average
  • Nationality: Kenyan
  • Occupation: Politician
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Salary: Ksh.781,776
  • Net worth: Not Available

Kanini Kega Age

Kega is 50 years old as of 2022, he was born on 31 October 1972, in Kieni, Nyeri county, Kenya. He celebrates his birthday on 31 October every year, and his birth sign is Scorpio.

Kanini Kega Height

Kega stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.

Kanini Kega Education

Kega attended Muthuini Primary School and Watuka Primary School and graduated in 1988 earning his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE). He afterward joined Chinga Boys High School in 1989 until when he sat for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in 1992. Kega attended the University of Nairobi in 1994 and he graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons).

Tertiary / University

  • Date: 1998
  • Education Institution: University of Nairobi
  • Qualification: Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Secondary Education

  • Date: 1989
  • Education Institution: Chinga Boys High School
  • Qualification: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

Primary Education

  • Date: 1988
  • Education Institution: Muthuini Primary School, Watuka Primary School
  • Qualification: Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE)

Kanini Kega Parents

James Mathenge well known as Kanini Kega was born on 31 October 1972 in Watuka village, Kieni, Nyeri County, Kenya. James Mathenge obtained his nickname Kanini Kega in 1998 When he first competed for the Democratic Party nominations after the demise of Munene Kairu. At that time he was 26 years old.

Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Therefore, the identity of his parents is still unclear. It is likewise not known if he has any siblings. We will update this section once this information is available.

Kanini Kega Wife

Kanini is a married man. He has narrated how his wife held him after he ran broke, following the 2007 General Election. He has, however not gone public with his relationship. His partner’s information will be updated as soon as the information is available.

Kanini Kega Son

A 21-year-old man has filed a case before a Nairobi court seeking to compel Kieni MP Kanini Kega to recognize him as his son. In the case filed at the Children’s Court in Nairobi, Mr. Dennis Gitahi Wanjiru says he has tried reaching the MP for assistance without success.

He alleges that he is a son of the MP and his mother Florence Wanjiru died in 2004, leaving him under the care of his grandmother at Watuka Village in Kieni Constituency. He says he knows the MP well and that efforts to reach him have been fruitless, pushing him to move to court. He claims in the court papers that at one time, Mr. Kega assured him of assistance only ignore him.

Kanini Kega Salary

Kanini earns a monthly basic salary of Ksh.781,776 plus allowances that could amount to almost Ksh.1.7 million ($14,000) as an EALA MP. He is also qualified for Ksh.19,520 ($160) each per sitting.

Kanini Kega Net Worth

Kega net worth is publicly not available. His primary source of income is his career as a Politician. Through his various sources of income, we believe that he has been able to accumulate a good net worth but prefers to keep it private. We will update this section once this information is available.

Kanini Kega Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Kanini.

Kanini Kega Wiki

  • Full Names: James Mathenge Kanini
  • Popular As: Kanini Kega
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Politician, EALA MP
  • Nationality: Kenyan
  • Race / Ethnicity: Agikuyu
  • Religion: Christian
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Kanini Kega Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 50 Years (2022)
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Date of Birth: 31 October 1972
  • Place of Birth: Kieni, Nyeri county, Kenya
  • Birthday: 31 October

Kanini Kega Body Measurements

  • Height / How Tall?: Average
  • Weight: Moderate

Kanini Kega Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Not Known
  • Mother: Not Known
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife/ Spouse: Wife
  • Children: Not Available

Kanini Kega Net Worth and Salary

  • Net Worth: Not Available
  • Salary: Ksh.781,776
  • Source of Income: Politician, EALA MP

Kanini Kega Defeated

Kega who has served for two terms implied he had lost the parliamentary seat that he was aiming to defend. However, Geoffrey Wahome and James Maina, a political agent for Mr. Kega, want the High Court to reject the results on the grounds that the process was deficient and not democratic.

Through attorney Musa Boaz, they criticized the way the electoral agency conducted the elections, tallied the votes, and transmitted the results, accusing new Kieni MP Anthony Wainaina of undermining their campaigns.

Kanini Kega Political Positions

  • Member of the National Assembly for Kieni Constituency
    Started 31st August 2017
  • From 10th March 2013: Member of Parliament for Kieni Constituency
  • From 13th February 2013: Coalition Member of Jubilee Alliance
  • From 8th February 2013: Member of The National Alliance (TNA)
  • From 8th February 2013 – 4th March 2013: Aspirant Member of Parliament for Kieni Constituency

Kanini Kega Job History

2005: Founder & Executive Director of Power Options Limited

2002: Employee at SolaGen

Kanini Kega Committee Memberships

  • From 2013: Member of Departmental Committee on Lands and Natural Resources
  • From 2013: Member of Departmental Committee on Energy, Communications and Information

Kanini Kega Responsibilities as Member of the National Assembly

  • Representation – Acts on your behalf on issues of concern to you & the nation.
  • Oversight – Controls budget, oversees the presidency, ministries and parastatals plus appointments.
  • Legislation – Develops or contributes to lawmaking.
  • NG-CDF – Runs the Constituency Development Fund.

Kanini Kega Business

Kieni MP James Mathenge started his life in Korogocho in Nairobi where he says his dreams to succeed took shape. He founded a solar energy company then, now valued at millions of shillings. His company that deals with renewable energy is now valued at millions of shillings and he employs more than 50 Kenyans.

Kanini Kega compensation for terror victims

Kieni MP Kega had tabled a motion against Adan Duale but withdrew the condemnation motion after Central Kenya MPs saw the need to find a beneficial solution for terror victims. However, the MP declared he would instead table a Bill in the National Assembly that will ensure the government compensates victims of terror attacks.

The Bill proposes that each family of Kenyans killed in terror-related attacks be paid Sh.5 million. Sh.3 million from the National Government and extra Sh.2 million that will be raised by the county where the attacks took place, He noted that if passed into law, the Government would be compelled to take more severe measures to boost security in terror hot spots.

Kanini Kega clash with Governor Gachagua

Nyeri Governor Nderitu Gachagua and Kieni MP Kega clashed in public after the governor accused Kega of frustrating President Uhuru Kenyatta in parliament. Gachagua accused Kega of colluding with others to humiliate president Kenyatta by rejecting his nominee for Secretary to Cabinet Monica Juma.

Gachagua told Kega that he was not elected to choose advisers for the president after he was quoted faulting Kenyatta’s recent decisions, blaming them on the wrong advisers. The MP distanced himself from the decision to reject Monica Juma spearheaded by Jubilee MPs, saying he was absent from the house on a particular day and pledged his backing for the jubilee coalition boss.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kanini Kega

Who is Kanini Kega?

James Mathenge Kanini is a Kenyan politician, well known as Kanini Kega. He presently serves in East Africa Legislative Assembly EALA.

How old is Kega?

Kega is a Kenyan national born on 31 October 1972, in Kieni, Nyeri county, Kenya.

How tall is Kega?

Kega stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Is Kega married?

Details about Kega’s love life are still under review. We will let you know when we discover helpful information about his love life.

How much is Kega worth?

Kega has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.

How much does Kega make?

Kanini earns a monthly basic salary of Ksh.781,776 plus allowances that could amount to almost Ksh.1.7 million ($14,000) as an EALA MP.

Where does Kega live?

Because of security reasons, Kega has not shared his precise location of residence. We will update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Is Kega dead or alive?

Kega is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where Kanini Kega Now?

Kega presently serves in East Africa Legislative Assembly EALA.

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