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  • Kirinyaga Governor aspirant Gachoki Gitari cries foul ahead of polls

    April 16, 2017 4:38 PM 1

    Governor aspirant Gachoki Gitari is claiming there are plans to rig the Friday Jubilee nominations in favour of an opponent. Mr Gitari, who is also the outgoing Kirinyaga Central MP, claimed the rigging would take place in one of the four constituencies. Although he declined to specify the particular constituency, political pundits in the area alleged

  • MP Naomi Shaban ditches Jubilee party over rigging plot

    April 16, 2017 4:38 PM 1

    President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee party has suffered a setback in the Coast after Taveta MP Naomi Shaban ditched the ruling party. Shaban has cited a plot to rig her out in the Jubilee primaries set for April 21. Speaking to The Standard , Shaban claimed a scheme by Jubilee Party to edge her out of the party through unfair nomination process. "I have quit Jubilee

  • Taveta MP Naomi Shaban decamps from Jubilee

    April 16, 2017 3:46 PM 2

    President Uhuru Kenyatta’s long-standing friend and Jubilee Party lead women mobiliser at the Coast, Dr Naomi Shaban, has quit the party, dealing a huge blow to the outfit’s forays in the region. The Taveta MP, in her resignation letter dated April 8, cited "unavoidable circumstances" as the reason for her departure. "I have seen tell-tale signs of being

  • President Kenyatta urges MPs to pass gender legislation ahead of August polls

    April 16, 2017 1:13 PM 1

    By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale to prioritise the passage of legislation to implement the constitutional two-thirds gender rule when Parliament resumes from its recess on May 9. The directive confounds the plea the President made on Thursday while speaking

  • Mudavadi, Wetang'ula parties fail to hold primaries in Homa Bay

    April 16, 2017 11:30 AM 1

    Nominations for Amani National Congress (ANC) and Ford Kenya parties which were scheduled to be conducted in Homa Bay County today did not to kick off after aspirants and party officials failed to turn up for the exercise. Instead, aspirants for various seats in the county intensified their campaigns. Attempts to locate the officials of the parties or the venues

  • Oparanya hosts inaugural governors’ roundtable on gender

    April 16, 2017 11:20 AM 1

    By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 16 – Governors will this week converge in Kakamega County for a gender roundtable aimed at ensuring gender equity and equality in County development and policy formulation is realized. The forum which will be hosted by Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya and his spouse is geared towards tracking the gains of women

  • Three Kakamega ODM MPs rejected by constituents in party elections

    April 16, 2017 10:37 AM 1

    Three Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) MPs in Kakamega County have been rejected by their respective constituents in party nomination exercise. The MPs Andrew Toboso (Butere), Silverse Anami (Shinyalu) and Raphael Otaalo of Lurambi have however vowed to appeal the Saturday nominations outcome. The MPs complained that the primaries were poorly organised

  • 10 things you didn't know about Rankaddah: Why he was expelled from school

    April 16, 2017 9:48 AM

    5. I started performing in high school. That‘s actually how I got my name Rankaddah. 6. In Form Two I was expelled from high school because of suspicious activities with a lady. 8. Like most Kambas my favourite colour is yellow. Yellow is beautiful. 9. My hobbies revolve around music; going out, listening to music, writing music. 10. The most embarrassing

  • Missing Kabete aspirant Charles Chege found in Narok

    April 16, 2017 7:07 AM 1

    Missing Kabete Parliamentary aspirant Charles Chege has been found near a dam in Narok town. The politician who was reported missing on Friday and his vehicle found near Rungiri dam in Kiambu County, was found on Sunday morning by passers-by dumped near a dam in Narok town. Mr Chege, aka Chege Fresh, who appeared frail was rushed to the Narok County

  • Bill Parkinson: ‘Liar’ who set off Kenya, Seychelles clash

    April 15, 2017 8:57 PM 1

    Two notable events happened in the last one week – one was the visit of the Uganda-born Seychelles President Danny Faure and the other was the death of Bill Parkinson, the former Safari Rally chairman and aviation industry investor. Parkinson is the man who recently sold his airline to an American mercenary, Erik Prince, a former US Navy Seal and the founder