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  • Engage in violence at own peril, Uhuru tells aspirants

    April 20, 2017 9:49 PM

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned that stern action will be taken on those involved in violence during the ongoing party primaries. He said police have been put on high alert to deal ruthlessly with individuals involved in organising or participating in chaos during the exercise. The Head of State told a press conference at State House the government

  • Bomet County Jubilee nominations adjourned

    April 20, 2017 9:40 PM

    The Jubilee Party has pushed Bomet County nominations from Friday April 21 to Tuesday April 25 over what aspirants termed as shoddy preparations. Gubernatorial aspirant Joyce Laboso said there were challenges including delivery of few voting materials as well as missing names of some aspirants from the ballot papers. “We are anticipating a turnout of more than 70% in the nominations

  • Big names at risk of losing seats as Jubilee holds polls

    April 20, 2017 8:58 PM 1

    Two gubernatorial aspirants have quit Jubilee amid rigging claims ahead of high stakes party nominations in Mt Kenya region today. Murang’a gubernatorial aspirant Moses Mwangi and Isiolo Senator Mohamed Kuti said they had left the party over fears of unfair nominations. Mathira parliamentary aspirant Rigathi Gachagua said he was confident the party would

  • Aspirants risk being locked out of Jubilee primaries over integrity

    April 20, 2017 3:37 PM 1

    At least eight aspirants seeking nominations on the Jubilee Party ticket risk disqualification from the race should investigations into their past show they have questionable integrity. The move by the party follows petitions from members of the public targeting six contestants, while a seventh is facing a court case. However, Jubilee Secretary-General

  • Nasa meets to welcome new principal Ruto today

    April 19, 2017 9:18 PM

    The National Super Alliance (Nasa) is today expected to make a major announcement at an event organised to welcome Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) party leader Isaac Ruto as the alliance’s co-principal. Principals Raila Odinga (ODM), Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Musalia Mudavadi (ANC) and Moses Wetang’ula (Ford Kenya) will officially receive the Bomet governor

  • Jubilee postpones nominations for Nairobi County

    April 19, 2017 8:52 PM

    Jubilee Party will not hold its primaries in Nairobi County on Friday April 21 as earlier planned. The party Secretariat Wednesday evening announced that the polls will instead be conducted on Monday next week. "In response to major representations to the party by the large Muslim Community in Nairobi the National Executive Committee in consultation

  • Rivals reject Nyagarama's win in ODM governor primaries

    April 19, 2017 7:47 PM

    Confusion reigned in Nyamira for the second day after the controversial ODM gubernatorial nominations of Tuesday. Governor John Nyagarama was declared the winner but his two opponents – outgoing West Mugirango MP James Gesami and John Kumenda – rejected the results and warned of a massive backlash if their complaints are not addressed. Nyagarama garnered

  • Comedian Ayeiya’s family settles on burial date

    April 19, 2017 12:00 PM

    The family of deceased comedian Emmanuel Makori, better known as Ayeiya, has settled on his burial date. The comedian will be laid to rest on Friday at his parents’ home in Kijauri, Nyansiongo, Kisii County. A memorial service was held on Wednesday at the Nairobi Pentecostal Church (NPC) church in Karen, where friends, fellow comedians and family eulogized

  • Kenya’s economy grew 5.8 percent as 800,000 new jobs created

    April 19, 2017 11:09 AM 3

    NAIROBI, KENYA: Kenya's economy grew by 5.8 percent in 2016 compared to 5.7 reported last year, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics said on Wednesday. During the period under review the economy experienced conducive macroeconomic but the growth was hit by drought and a considerable slowdown in the uptake of credit in the fourth quarter. The major drivers

  • I just can’t stand people who get into my space

    April 19, 2017 5:29 AM

    Personal space is the invisible border that surrounds us and sets our comfort level when we interact. Do you have a neighbour who plays loud music late at night? Do you have a colleague who has a habit of slapping your back when talking? Do you have a friend or sibling who “borrows” your clothes without asking? These are just a few ways through which