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  • MP Julius Kones concedes defeat to Joyce Laboso

    April 28, 2017 7:47 AM

    Former Konoin MP Julius Kones has conceded defeat to Joyce Laboso in the race for the county Jubilee governorship ticket. Dr Kones said the majority had spoken through ballot and he had no reason to dispute the poll. "I want to confirm that I have conceded defeat to Dr Laboso. I respect the will of the people who have spoken through the ballot and I am wishing

  • Uhuru defends Jubilee primaries, says they are the 'freest and fairest' in history

    April 27, 2017 6:02 PM

    President Uhuru Kenyatta defended the integrity of the Jubilee Party nominations, saying they would go down in history as the "freest, fairest and most transparent". His reassurance could have been prompted by a number of factors. From eruption of violence in a number of polling stations, postponement of the entire process for almost a week after a failed

  • Kenya’s Super Alliance names Odinga for president

    April 27, 2017 6:02 PM

    Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Veteran political leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga was Thursday named Kenya’s opposition presidential candidate for elections in August, at a large rally in the capital Nairobi. The public announcement was made by senior leaders of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition of which Odinga will be flag-bearer, challenging

  • Kenya's opposition alliance aims to unseat ruling party

    April 27, 2017 3:27 PM

    Kenya's opposition lined up Thursday behind a single candidate, veteran political leader Raila Odinga, strengthening their challenge to the government in August's polls. Former prime minister Odinga, 72, was named presidential candidate by senior leaders of the National Super Alliance (NASA) at a large rally in the capital Nairobi. Odinga will, for the second

  • Senator Elachi face three opponents for JP Dagoreti North ticket

    April 27, 2017 10:36 AM

    Voters yesterday turned out in large numbers during the Jubilee Party primaries, taking the first step on the road to the General Election on August 8. Senate Majority Whip Beatrice Elachi is contesting against Brian Imaita, Carnicius Jackson Mesoh and Nyoike Chuhi. Elachi has joined several of her Senate colleagues in the National Assembly race, which

  • MPs Mary Wambui, Kabando wa Kabando, Esther Murungi, Cecily Mbarire out

    April 27, 2017 7:27 AM

    Mary Wambui has lost in Othaya to Gichuki Mugambi by 7,704 votes. The incumbent got 12,524 while Mugambi garnered 20,228. Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando also conceded defeat after being trounced by Anthony Kiai. In Embu Governor Martin Wabora defeated his closest challenger Cecily Mbarire to get the Jubilee ticket after garnering 60,634 votes against

  • Former Interior CS Joseph Ole Lenku wins Kajiado Jubilee gubernatorial ticket

    April 26, 2017 12:43 PM

    Former Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku has been nominated as the Jubilee gubernatorial candidate for Kajiado County. The candidates who were competing for the ticket are Tarayia ole Kores, Moses Parantai, George King'ori and Joseph Ole Lenku. Lenku will now face the incumbent Dr David Nkedianye of the Orange Democratic Party (ODM) who was given

  • Oburu Odinga, Jakoyo Midiwo beaten in ODM primaries

    April 26, 2017 6:42 AM

    Siaya, Nairobi: Nominated MP Oburu Odinga failed to recapture Bondo ODM ticket after being floored by incumbent Gideon Ochanda with 28,446 votes against 4000. At the same time Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga won the ODM nominations with a landslide beating his closest challenger Rarieda MP Nicholas Gumbo; Senator James Orengo and Women Rep Christine Ombaka

  • Governor Mruttu loses ODM ticket to MP in tight race

    April 25, 2017 9:04 PM

    The Orange Democratic Movement on Tuesday yielded to protests from voters and handed Wundanyi MP Thomas Mwadeghu the ticket to contest the Taita-Taveta governor’s seat as more aspirants in the Coast threatened to quit the party over nomination anomalies. With the announcement, incumbent governor John Mruttu became the first ODM governor to lose the ticket

  • Why ODM Party postponed Nairobi polls

    April 25, 2017 5:16 PM

    It emerged that a rival faction of ODM Nairobi branch instigated the theft of ballot papers leading to the cancellation of the city primaries. The criminals, it was reported, broke into the party warehouse located along Isiolo Road in Industrial Area a few hours before the nomination exercise started. The thugs said to be affiliated to a faction within