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  • Retire from politics, MPs tell Kiraitu

    April 18, 2017 9:33 PM

    Two Meru aspirants have asked area Senator Kiraitu Murungi to accept defeat and retire from active politics to pave way for youthful leaders. Former Central Imenti MP Gitobu Imanyara and his Buuri counterpart Boniface Gatobu said Kiraitu has already lost the governor’s bid because of his leadership style. Speaking yesterday at Kithaku market, Gitobu

  • ODM postpones primaries in 5 Coast counties

    April 18, 2017 6:46 PM 1

    The Orange Democratic Party -ODM has postponed nominations in five counties in the Coastal region which had been scheduled to take place on wednesday citing unavoidable circumstances. ODM announced the decision on a day the second phase of its ongoing nominations in Nakuru and Kajiado counties were rocked were suspended following delays and other

  • Jubilee Party prepares for Mombasa primaries

    April 18, 2017 5:43 PM

    Over 260 aspirants will battle for Jubilee tickets for various elective seats in Mombasa County in the party's primaries on Friday, Jubilee's top officials have announced. The party denied claims that there were preferred candidates. Mombasa gubernatorial aspirant Suleiman Shahbal said the nomination process would be free, fair and credible, adding aspirants

  • Police arrest Mombasa senatorial aspirant for causing chaos

    April 18, 2017 5:43 PM

    An aspirant for the Mombasa senatorial seat Jabess Oduor has been arrested for causing chaos at a voting centre in Nyali. Urban officer commanding police station (OCPD) Lucas Ogara said that the Kongowea Ward Representative was arrested on Tuesday at Furaha Primary School in Nyali for incitement and causing chaos at the polling station. The senatorial

  • University don explains why he wants to be Kisumu Governor

    April 18, 2017 4:07 PM

    A professor who is seeking to unseat Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma on an ODM ticket says county governments have failed to achieve their development goals due to lack of an integrated development master plan. Gordon Wayumba, a geospatial science expert, says Kisumu has been dishing out projects based on political considerations and not according people's

  • Ping-pong Shaban back in Jubilee, to take part in primaries

    April 18, 2017 8:39 AM 1

    By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – Taveta Member of Parliament Naomi Shaban has rejoined the Jubilee Party, but is demanding assurance of fair primaries. Addressing the press at her constituency Tuesday, Shaban said her resignation from the party was a result of some actors within the party working to undermine her bid to clinch the party ticket

  • I quit Jubilee to escape rigging plot, says Shaban

    April 18, 2017 8:39 AM

    Taita Taveta MP Naomi Shaban has blamed her exit from the Jubilee Party on plans hatched by some powerful officials to stop her from defending her seat. Shaban claimed yesterday that the party had deliberately allowed another aspirant to use the name “Naomi” to register for the Friday nomination in an attempt to rig her out during party primaries

  • Uhuru receives rousing welcome in Kisumu – PHOTOS

    April 18, 2017 8:11 AM

    President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Tuesday accorded a warm reception in Kisumu, the home turf of ODM leader Raila Odinga. An enthusiastic crowd along Oginga Odinga Street stopped the President’s motorcade as it made its way from Kisumu International Airport and demanded he address them. The President underscored the need for democracy and said all Kenyans

  • Kenya: Jubilee, ODM Lead With Most Number of MCA Hopefuls

    April 18, 2017 4:59 AM

    A total of 12,748 individuals have asked 18 parties to nominate them for election as Member of the County Assembly in the August 8 General Election, according to lists of aspirants published by the electoral commission. Three quarters of the 9,654 aspirants are from the ruling Jubilee Party and the opposition Orange Democratic Movement, underlining their

  • Uhuru to host fete winners in Kisumu

    April 17, 2017 7:12 PM

    Winners at the just-concluded Kenya National Drama Festival are set to entertain President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Kisumu State Lodge tomorrow. The festival’s chairman, Mr Chokera Kahura, said 14 teams from pre-primary, primary, secondary, teachers training colleges, and universities will stage their theatrical pieces during the occasion. The fact that the competition