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  • Court of Appeal affirms High Court decision on Presidential results

    June 23, 2017 7:09 PM

    Presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s coalition won another round against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) when the Court of Appeal ruled that elections results announced at constituency level will be final. Friday, the IEBC suffered a major setback after a five-judge bench affirmed the High Court’s decision that results declared

  • Chaos and fraud part and parcel of Kenya’s political campaigns

    June 23, 2017 6:54 PM

    This week has been ablaze with the “usual” political intrigue, slurs and accusations that is a mainstay of election campaigning in Kenya. Just within a week, ruling coalition Jubilee has called for the arrest of NASA candidate Raila Odinga for alleged hate speech and the Opposition coalition wants to move to court to block the printing of ballot boxes

  • We don’t regret appeal, says IEBC

    June 23, 2017 6:20 PM

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) received Friday’s court ruling on tallying centres with a cautious response, as the Jubilee Party remain silent. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said they do not consider the Appeal court’s declaration that presidential results announced at constituency level be final as a blow. Although, the commission

  • Security chiefs warn politicians over KDF rigging claim

    June 23, 2017 4:20 PM 1

    The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) will remain "apolitical" in the August 8 General Election, security chiefs have said. Cabinet secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Defence) and Joseph Nkaissery (Interior) and Chief of Defence Forces Samson Mwathethe spoke with one voice and warned that the military should not be dragged into election contests. He alleged military

  • The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets

    June 23, 2017 1:34 PM

    "Who is this little arrogant self-hating Jew to tell anyone for whom to vote?” These are some of the questions asked by William C. Bradford on Twitter before he was appointed by the Trump administration to run the Energy Department’s Office of Indian Energy. In those now-deleted tweets, which The Washington Post reported on late Thursday, Bradford remarked

  • Govt digitizes international treaties involving Kenya

    June 23, 2017 12:49 PM 1

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has digitized all international treaties involving Kenya in a move that is aimed at making them easily accessible by members of the public. Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed says accessing the treaties online was a practical tool for the public to familiarize with the obligations that the country has entered

  • President Kenyatta issues titles for squatters in Nyeri

    June 23, 2017 12:39 PM 2

    President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday evening wrapped up his tour of Nyeri County by launching the construction of the historic Ruringu Stadium. The other highlight of the President’s visit was the issuing of title deeds to squatters in colonial villages in Nyeri County as well as one for the stadium. President Kenyatta said the construction of the stadium

  • Court of Appeal to deliver ruling in presidential tally case

    June 23, 2017 12:17 PM 2

    By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – The Court of Appeal will Friday morning deliver a ruling whether the declaration of presidential results should be done at the constituency or national level. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission filed the appeal challenging the High Court finding that the presidential election results announced

  • Gunmen kill 3 in suspected extremist attack in Kenya’s north

    June 23, 2017 10:51 AM 2

    NAIROBI, Kenya — Officials say three people have been killed and three others wounded in a suspected Islamic extremist attack in Kenya’s Mandera County, which borders Somalia. Northeastern Regional Security Coordinator Mohamud Saleh said Friday that four gunmen shot dead two civilians and a policeman at a bank in Elwak. Saleh says three others were wounded

  • Girls in public schools to get free sanitary towels

    June 23, 2017 9:42 AM 2

    A decade ago, after sanitary towels were made more affordable through scrapping of taxes, girls studying in public schools in Kenya have another reason to smile after the government declared that free sanitary towels will be provided, following President Uhuru Kenyatta signing an act, effecting it into law on Wednesday. The act which states that every