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  • EU puts pressure on IEBC to publish result forms 34A

    August 16, 2017 9:00 PM 3

    The European Union has asked the electoral agency to ensure all result forms on the disputed presidential election are published promptly. EU's Election Observation Mission (EOM) yesterday joined the list of parties pushing the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to make all the documents available for public scrutiny. EU chief observer

  • Raila takes Presidential battle to Court

    August 16, 2017 9:00 PM 4

    The dispute over the presidential election will be placed in the hands of seven judges after the opposition coalition announced it would file a petition at the Supreme Court. Ahead of Friday’s lapsing of a deadline to lodge a petition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga Wednesday said the group had resolved to challenge

  • Nasa decision to go to court is laudable

    August 16, 2017 7:04 PM 2

    The National Super Alliance (Nasa), which has categorically rejected the outcome of last week’s presidential election, has made a sober decision to fight its case in court. This is a major and strategic climb-down from its erstwhile hard stance, where the Nasa principals and their associates had ruled out seeking legal redress. In civilised societies

  • NASA to challenge election results at Supreme Court

    August 16, 2017 2:15 PM 9

    The National Super Alliance (NASA) has resolved to move to the Supreme Court to challenge results of Kenya’s presidential election. NASA leader Raila Odinga said the alliance would not accept ‘computer-generated leaders’ saying there was a glaring fraud with the results transmission system. “The IEBC streamed provisional presidential results that were not backed

  • Taxman’s raid on AfriCOG aborts

    August 16, 2017 1:59 PM 11

    By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Kenya Revenue Authority Wednesday morning unsuccessfully tried to execute a raid on the Africa Centre for Open Governance, a day after the NGO Co-ordination Board advised the police to shut down its operations and arrest its directors. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations KRA police unit which obtained

  • The Latest: EU urges Kenya to publish all election results

    August 16, 2017 11:29 AM 4

    The European Union’s election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed Aug. 8 vote. Opposition candidate Raila Odinga has claimed that the election was rigged in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second term. The EU mission statement on Wednesday says the timing of the release

  • Kenya clears poll official to travel to U.S. after delay

    August 16, 2017 10:07 AM 2

    NAIROBI, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan government on Wednesday finally cleared Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC) senior official to travel to the United States after she had been blocked from boarding a flight at the airport. IEBC Commissioner Dr. Roselyn Akombe was on Tuesday night delayed from travelling to New York at Jomo Kenyatta

  • Why wait? 5 things Sonko has accomplished even before being sworn in as Nairobi Governor

    August 16, 2017 8:37 AM 4

    Governor-elect Mike Sonko wants his predecessor, Evans Kidero, to stop further activities at City Hall that could compromise the county government’s financial position, including withdrawing funds from Central Bank of Kenya. He wants Dr Kidero to stop transacting any more business involving large sums of money, fearing this could cause him to inherit

  • Government suspends clampdown on NGOs after the police and KRA officers raid AfriCOG offices in Lavington, Nairobi

    August 16, 2017 8:22 AM 2

    Hours after police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers on Wednesday morning raided Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) offices in Lavington, Nairobi, the Government beat a retreat and acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i asked the NGO Coordination Board to immediately halt its moves against the civil society. Matiang’i’s order

  • Police and KRA officers raid AfriCOG offices in Lavington, Nairobi

    August 16, 2017 8:22 AM 5

    Police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers on Wednesday morning raided Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) offices at Lavington in Nairobi a day after NGOs Coordinating Board had requested Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro to halt its operations. Human rights lawyer Maina Kiai asked why the tax authorities had to bring