Covid-19 claims Kabuchai politician, Nabangi Tale

Nabangi Tale


In Summary;

  • Tale’s cautionary message
  • Last election Insight
  • Condolence messages

Edward Nabangi Tale the Kabuchai Constituency politician and businessman who has been in ICU suffering from Covid-19 has passed on today Tuesday, July 29, 2020 at 4:34am a close associate confirms


The late Tale’s last known online message on his FB page

Nabangi will be remembered as the strongest opponent to the incumbent Kabuchai MP in the 2017 polls; Hon. James Lusweti Mukwe gannered 18,485 votes against Nabangi who polled 18,062 votes in the August 8, 2017 general election.

  1. Election Petition 1 of 2017 download;

Election Petition _ 1 of_2017 Edward Nabangi Tale vs James Lusweti Mukwe

2. Election Petition Appeal 23 of 2018 download; 

Election_Petition_Appeal_23_of_2018 – _ Edward Nabangi Tale vs James Lusweti Mukwe

Condolence messages

Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka: EDWARD Tale Nabangi was a humble, selfless and consummate leader who tirelessly championed for visionary leadership in Kabuchai Constituency.

A great grassroots mobilizer, the late Nabangi initiated a lot of development projects in the region that touched and changed many lives.

My deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and the people of Kabuchai during this difficult time.

Senator Moses Masika Wetang’ula, Ford Kenya – Party Leader: Am deeply saddened by the death of Edward Tale Nabangi, the 2017 Kabuchai Constituency Independent Parliamentary aspirant.
The late was a sober and well mannered politician dedicated to supporting residents of Kabuchai and Bungoma county in general.
My heartfelt condolences to his family,friends and the people of Kabuchai. MHSRIP
Hon James Lusweti Mukwe, MP Kabuchai: Death relieves our loved ones of their suffering, but it puts us in a pain…….what a conflict.
Am indeed saddened with the demise of my brother and bakoki,Hon Edward Nabangi Tale,he was my great political competitor in Kabuchai constituency.
Fare thee well bakoki
Hon Didmus Barasa, MP Kimilili; Death has struck once again,this time it has robbed my friend Tale Nabangi. My sympathies and condolences to his family and friends. Kabuchai residents have lost a visionary and selfless leader,his generosity and humility was so immense. May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Hon. Catherine Wambilianga – Bungoma Woman Rep; Heartbreaking to have lost Mr. Tale Nabangi this morning. Devoted and determined in what he engaged in, Kabuchai Constituency and Bungoma County at large has been robbed of a dedicated son. Until his demise,Tale was known for his kindness towards those he interacted with. #RIP

Major John Waluke, MP Sirisia: Tale Nabangi was a progressive leader; he served the people of Kabuchai with zeal and dedication even after narrowly losing the election.

On behalf of people of Sirisia Constituency, I grieve with the people Kabuchai during this difficult time.

Losing Tale is a big development blow. RIP Tale Nabangi.

Hon. Wafula Wamunyinyi, MP Kanduyi; It is another sad moment with the news of the death of Mr. Tale Nabangi at the Life Care Hospital, Bungoma. Tale is a known successful businessman who also ventured in politics when he contested the Kabuchai parliamentary seat in 2017. I register my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and the people of Kabuchai Sub-County.
May the Lord have mercy upon his soul. RIP
Hon. Alfred Khang’ati, Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee; Hon Nabangi Tale was a hard working person and very generous.Last year I presided over a function in his home where he gave over ksh 1 million of his personal money to disadvantaged students.The people of Kabuchai have lost their next mp. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE!

Dr Juma Mukhwana; It is with sorrow and sadness that I have of the passing on of Hon Nabangi Tale a friend and Neighbor. You cared deeply about the plight of the less fortunate in our society. We shall miss your generosity and honesty.

Fare thee Well Tale

Fare Thee Well,,,,,,

Mr. Evans Masinde Kakai: It is with a heavy heart and immense Shock that I have learnt the demise of our Son of the Soil,Hon.Tale Nabangi this morning.

It is a painful loss to his family,friends and the People of Kabuchai for he was an industrious,dedicated and Go-to Communal leader whose passion and service to the Community will forever be missed.

On behalf of my family and that of Myself,I offer my condolences to His family,friends and the People of Kabuchai for this untimely loss.May the good lord give us courage,strength and hope to withstand this sorrowful Moment.
Rest In Peace Bro.Tale Nabangi

Mr.Evans Masinde Kakai
Son & Resident of Kabuchai Constituency

Mama Chad on #iKUWEiKUWE Movement forum: The loss of Hon.Nabangi Tale is especially difficult to deal with, it has hit me hard.. Kabuchai has lost a dedicated, visionary, self-effacing, focused and above all altruistic leader papa Tale. Your passing is tragic!

May his memory be eternal in deed, he truly loved Kabuchai constituency, he has left a mark and touched many. A kind man and a true gentleman that always put others before himself. He will undoubtedly be missed by the people of Kabuchai and the entire Bungoma.

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family and particularly the wife madam Catherine Tale,hugs maayi.. We have lost a remarkable friend and pillar of development.

Go thee well Hon.Tale Nabangi????

John Nalianya; May Tale Nabangi rest in peace .Kabuchai has lost a visionary and selfless leader .So generous he was .To Yuchini and team stop political rallies and observe government regulations ..Mukiona watu with rallies kindly throw stones …Rona is real .

Jimmy Simiyu; He( Tale Nabangi) has been in ICU for the whole of last week. He tested positive to covid 19. He was also diabetic. Efforts to take him to hospitals in Nairobi were successful after the management in Nairobi hospitals refused take him in. Eugine wamalwa wanted him flown to Nairobi using amref choppers but the amref guys also refused claiming their chopper staff have not been trained to handle the covid cases. He has died at life care hospital bungoma

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  1. One of the few unselfish leaders of our time. Mr. Nabangi had an acoomodating heart, care and above all man of few words. Rest in Peace Omwami. U touched many lives while at CHUNA Sacco (UoN).
    Go thee well Brother.

  2. One of charismatic & unselfish leaders of our time. Mr. Nabangi had an accommodating heart, care and above all man of few words.
    Rest in Peace Omwami. U touched many lives In your many successful careers e.g. while at CHUNA Sacco (UoN) as CEO.
    May u Rest In Peace Brother.


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