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  • Raila Odinga 'wants polls postponed', Uhuruto claims

    June 22, 2017 9:00 PM 5

    The Opposition has hatched a plot to have the August 8 General Election postponed, Jubilee leaders have claimed. In a message delivered in Nyeri, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto said the plot by the Opposition aimed to engineer a power-sharing deal similar to that of 2008. They claimed a case challenging the award of a tender to supply

  • KRA ‘blocks’ Joho’s pin, unable to file tax returns

    June 22, 2017 2:31 PM 4

    Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho claims he is unable to file his tax returns after his Kenya Revenue Authority Personal Identification Number was blocked. Through his communication director Mr Richard Chacha, Mr Joho said it is impossible for him to file his tax returns as required by law. “We know this is a continuation of Jubilee’s Government attempts

  • IEBC reigns in on Jubilee, Ford Kenya and independent candidate over misconduct charges

    June 22, 2017 1:10 PM

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC slapped Rarieda constituency Independent candidate Netto Adhola with a Sh250, 000 for using ODM colours and NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s images on his campaign materials. IEBC had summoned the Rarieda politicians and 6 others including Bungoma Governor Lusaka, Kibwezi East Member

  • Joho claims KRA has blocked his PIN number

    June 22, 2017 10:11 AM 2

    Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho now says he is unable to file tax returns after the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) allegedly blocked him online. Joho says that he was unable to access the system through the KRA online portal after the entry of his PIN number indicated suspended. Speaking on phone from Saudi Arabia, the Mombasa Governor read malice into the saga saying

  • US visa interview waiting time for Kenyans increased to 30 days

    June 22, 2017 7:41 AM

    The waiting time for US visa interview appointment for Kenyans has been increased up to 30 days from seven days. The US embassy in Nairobi announced Tuesday the increase of time to receive the appointment in an internal memo. "Please be advised the Visa interview wait time at the US embassy, Nairobi is now 30 days up from seven days. We recommend that you advise

  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT! Smartly dressed man steals from cyber not knowing he is on camera

    June 22, 2017 6:54 AM

    A video showing a man pretending to be seeking to photocopy documents at a cyber as he seeks to steal the operator's phone has gone viral. The smartly dressed well-off looking man is seen twiddling throughout and as he moves towards he operator’s desk where the phone he eventually walks away had been left. As the operator attends to others customers

  • TALK OF THE DAY: He's done good, but Matiang'i's proposal may water down quality of schools

    June 22, 2017 5:14 AM

    Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has told national boarding schools to prepare to have day streams. Dr Matiang’i spoke at the Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association (KESSHA) conference in Mombasa and noted that day schooling would be critical to improve the education sector and enhance access. It is these day students who will used to bring

  • Kenya: Vote Hunt Takes Toll On Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto

    June 22, 2017 5:04 AM

    Every morning, for the last 10 days, President Uhuru Kenyatta's official Facebook and Twitter pages featured a map indicating where the Jubilee Party heads would be spending the day. The template for the image is a photo of the President being a literal Jubilee Party flagbearer and his running mate, Deputy President William Ruto, looking on next to him, clapping

  • Uhuru warns Raila against derailing poll

    June 21, 2017 10:14 PM 4

    President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday accused Opposition leader Raila Odinga of plotting to sabotage the August 8 General Election to force the formation of a coalition government. He said such a scheme would not be allowed to succeed on his watch, adding that Kenyans are ready to elect leaders of their choice. “Tunajua anataka serikali ya nusu mkate, lakini

  • Churches criticise IEBC for clearing politicians with integrity questions

    June 21, 2017 7:43 PM 1

    Religious groups have hit out at the electoral agency for allowing politicians with integrity questions to run in the August 8 polls. The groups under the auspices of Dialogue Reference Group (DRG) described the move by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) as a huge setback on the war against corruption. The leaders appealed to Kenyans