Profile of Margaret Wanjiru Kenyatta

By // Headlines | Profile of Margaret Wanjiru Kenyatta
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font
Kenyan first lady Margaret Wanjiru Kenyatta

She is rarely seen in the public limelight but the humble soft spoken Kenyan first lady Margaret Wanjiru Kenyatta is not new to the cameras.

Born to former Director Of State Controlled Kenya Railways Corporation Njuguna Gakuo, Margaret went to the prestigious St. Andrews School in Molo, she met her husband Uhuru Kenyatta, who is her best friend in Mombasa and later on tied the knot at Holy Family Basilica in Nairobi in 1989.

According to her friends, she is a noble and simple woman who loves keeping her life normal despite the fact that she is married to the son of the first President of Kenya who is now the President. On a normal day, Margaret would be seen enjoying a cup of coffee at social places in Nairobi.

She is a mother of two sons namely, Jaba and Jomo and one daughter named Ngina. She was also seen recently at The Hague where she accompanied her husband who is the new President elect of Kenya with her son Jomo.

Tagged : Uhuru Kenyatta, Margaret Wanjiru Kenyatta, Kenyan first lady

Headlines Newsview all

Mourners pack out church for funeral of brothers 'murdered' by their father in house fire he started after luring them into the attic to play with new train set 

Jack Sykes, 12, and brother Paul, 9 , died after blaze at their father's homeFamily and friends packed church to say final farewell to 'terrific ...

Man who lost his dead father's WW1 medal while playing on the beach as a child in 1938 is reunited with it 76 years later after spotting it on eBay 

Ben Eggleston was five years old when he lost the 1914 star in Brighton He was carrying the medal in memory of his father who died ...

Transgender 'toxic tush doctor' facing up to 100 years in prison

Oneal Ron Morris, 33, left women ill and disfigured after the illegal surgeryShe injected the women with a mixture of substances at homes in FloridaShatarka Nuby, who paid ...

Billionaire owner of 'cursed watch' dies suddenly before timepiece is sold

US banker Henry Graves Jr ordered the 'Supercomplication' watch from Swiss manufacturer Patek Philippe in 1925 But it never brought its original owner the pleasure he ...

WWII enthusiast spends six months getting famous battle scenes inked on his back and now he's going to get Churchill added too 

Jason Roff, from Bournemouth, Dorset, had the design as first ever tattooFeatures Tiger tanks, fighter planes and faces of RAF and Nazi war heroesAnd the ...

Hours after Pelosi calls questions about her future sexist, Dems deny pregnant congresswoman the chance to vote for party leadership by proxy

Minority leader killed request from pregnant war hero Tammy Duckworth to cast party leadership votes remotely since doctor says she can't travelPrecedent: In 1971 Democrats ...

Acrobat risks his life practising his skills in Singapore tower block

Conor Friedmann-Kenny used camera attached to his ankle to capture the terrifying view He is training to be a stunt man and has appeared on BBC's ...

Poundworld swamped by crowds of desperate parents after Frozen merchandise goes on sale for Christmas - and it all sold out in TEN MINUTES

Parents passed items over their shoulders because crowds were too big A shopper said it was such a mad rush she felt 'claustrophobic' The Nottingham Poundworld is ...

The party of yes: GOP considers opening floodgates to 'pork' projects by lifting House earmark ban

By Francesca Chambers for MailOnline Follow @@fran_chambers Published: 16:21 GMT, 14 November 2014 | Updated: 16:54 GMT, 14 November 2014 ...

Police investigating sick tweet urging Ched Evans to 'rape' Jessica Ennis-Hill after she told Sheffield United to take her name off stand if disgraced striker is given contract

Jessica Ennis-Hill said she wants her name removed from Sheffield United stand if convicted rapist Ched Evans is allowed back to play for them The Olympic ...

That's a hot potato! Argus the dog tries in vain to reach a single Tater Tot off the kitchen counter

A two minute six second video shows the canine from Austin, TexasHe desperately tries to paw the solo treat from a marble counter topBy Sadie Whitelocks ...

Kenya Top Stories

The Dobby dog! Puppy born with strange nose that makes it a dead ringer for elf character in Harry Potter 

A dog in Argentina has been born with a trunk instead of a noseIt's left the puppy looking like Dobby the house elf from Harry ...

Police investigate man who posed as a highly decorated Canadian soldier wearing medals reserved for country's elite paratroopers during Remembrance Day ceremony

Man posed as a soldier in uniform during Remembrance Day ceremonyHe said it was important to honour those who fought for freedomPublic outraged as it's ...

Baroness Karren Brady attacks Nigel Farage over his claims women are 'worth less' in the workplace

Businesswoman spoke out while campaigning in Rochester and Strood She said the UKIP leader's attitude towards mothers made her 'shudder'Mr Farage said women who take time ...

ISIS leaders behind beheadings, stonings and the murder of civilians must be tried for war crimes, say UN 

ISIS leaders liable for war crimes on a 'massive scale' in Syria, the UN saidExperts said they must be brought before the International Criminal Court'They ...

Are we set for a bikie ban? States may follow Queensland's lead after tough new anti-bikie laws are upheld in the High Court

The High Court has rejected a challenge to Queensland's Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment (VLAD) laws, finding they are not unconstitutionalThe challenge was brought by Hell's ...

'Thursday is when I was cooking him, Friday is when I was dumping him': Chilling confession of woman who 'stabbed neighbor through the eyes with ice pick, chopped up his body with a hacksaw and then tried to cremate him over her stove'

Angela Stoldt, 42, confessed to killing limo driver James Sheaffer, 36, in April 2013 by stabbing him in the face and strangling him with a cord She then dismembered the ...

Man charged $27,000 for chicken parmesan dinner due to credit card machine glitch that racked bills up to $99,000

'Just having everything kind of stripped away from you,' said James Morgan of how it felt to notice the $27,000 charge on his cardCustomers incorrectly ...

Teen 'gave birth in bathroom and smothered baby to stop her crying because she didn't want her mom to know'

Jessica Lynn Brewster, of Muskegon, was arraigned on Wednesday morning and charged with murder A police detective told the court on Wednesday that Brewster admitted she ...

Paedophiles crowdfunding child porn on deep web version of Kickstarter because they're sick of selling films to one pervert who gives it away free

The site allows paedophiles to make money from their images and filmsIt requires users to 'contribute a small amount' towards videoOnce the total contribution reaches ...

German men attempt world's fastest pretzel eating World Record

The two men first attempted to speed eat a pretzel in thirty secondsScraped the salt off the German baked good and folded themWinner eventually declared ...


Masinde Muliro

Masinde Muliro (1922 - August 14, 1992) was a Kenyan politician, one of the central figures in the shaping of the political landscape in Kenya.
Masinde Muliro

Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya

Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya (August 15, 1930 – July 5, 1969) was a prominent Kenyan politician during Jomo Kenyatta's government. He was founder of the
Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya

Paul Joseph Ngei

The Honourable Paul Joseph Ngei (18 October 1923 - 15 August 2004) was a Kenyan politician who was imprisoned for his role in the anti-colonial
Paul Joseph Ngei

Ramogi Achieng Oneko

Ramogi Achieng Oneko (1920–2007) was a Kenyan freedom fighter and a politician. In Kenya, he is considered as a national hero.He was born in Tieng'a
Ramogi Achieng Oneko

Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga

Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga (c. 1911 – January 20, 1994) was a Luo Chief, who became a prominent figure in Kenya's struggle for independence. He
Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga

Josiah Mwangi Kariuki

Josiah Mwangi Kariuki (March 21, 1929–March 2, 1975) was a Kenyan socialist politician during the administration of the Jomo Kenyatta government. He held different government
Josiah Mwangi Kariuki

Waruhiu Itote

Waruhiu Itote (General China) (b. 1922; d. 30 April 1993) was one of the key leaders of the Mau Mau rebellion alongside Dedan Kimathi and
Waruhiu Itote

Musa Mwariama

Field Marshal Musa Mwariama (born 1928) is a former leader of the Mau Mau in Meru and the highest ranking Mau Mau who survived the
Musa Mwariama