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  • Aisha Jumwa grilled by Malindi police on death threat

    June 20, 2017 5:53 PM 6

    An MP appeared before the Directorate of Criminal Investigations in Malindi over claims that she had threatened to kill a member of the public. Ezra Bidii alleged that Kilifi Woman Representative Aisha Jumwa threatened to kill him after he fell out with her. Bidii had been Jumwa's staunch supporter. Confirming the incident, Malindi DCIO Anthony Sunguti

  • Mudavadi moves to counter Jubilee rallies

    June 20, 2017 2:01 PM 3

    Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi has moved to counter Jubilee Party’s recent forays in his home turf. Mr Mudavadi, who is heading National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s campaign team, has launched intense campaigns for his party’s candidates in Western Kenya. Last week, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy

  • Raila Odinga links military and NIS to poll rigging plot

    June 20, 2017 10:35 AM 2

    Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga claims the National Intelligence Service (NIS) is party to a plot by Jubilee Party to rig August 8 General Election. Mr Odinga on Tuesday also accused President Uhuru Kenyatta’s party of dragging the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) into the elections. Military officers, he said, are being trained to man the polls as officials

  • Catholic bishops caution IEBC on ballot tender

    June 20, 2017 9:55 AM 2

    Catholic Bishops are cautioning the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission against forcing through the printing contract for ballot papers, if key stakeholders disagree with it. In a pastoral letter on elections, the clerics under the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) argue it would be important for the commission to discuss the printing

  • On World Refugee Day, 5 correspondents reveal what it’s like to cover the crisis

    June 20, 2017 8:01 AM 6

    World Refugee Day is observed each year on June 20. On this day, refugee advocates urge people to focus on the plight of those who have been displaced by famine, war and oppression. By the end of 2016, more than 65 million people worldwide were forced to leave their homes due to conflict and persecution, data published by the U.N. Refugee Agency reveals

  • Police hunt for monster man who killed, buried wife and child

    June 20, 2017 7:55 AM 8

    Police in Karaba, Embu county, are looking for a man suspected of killing his wife and a child and burying them in a shallow grave. The man, identified as Mr Francis Musyoki, is said to have committed the killings after a dispute with his wife. Karaba area chief Stephen Nzioka said they suspect the man committed the monstrous act on Saturday because

  • IEBC to gazette 14,500 candidates by June 24

    June 20, 2017 6:34 AM

    By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 20 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is set to gazette the names of 14,500 candidates taking part in the August polls by Saturday. Speaking to Capital FM News, the electoral body’s Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba said that currently, the process is ongoing to see how the candidates

  • Former Ruto party stalwarts decamp to NASA

    June 20, 2017 6:32 AM 2

    Some former inner-core leaders of the now defunct United Republican Party (URP) and strong supporters of Deputy President William Ruto in North Rift have decamped to NASA in what is likely to jeopardise Jubilee’s strength in the region. The leaders including former Jubilee Party director and URP Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Koech, Chesumei MP Elijah

  • Wavinya doesn’t stand a chance against Governor Alfred Mutua – Poll

    June 20, 2017 5:46 AM

    But Wiper is still the most popular party in Machakos county A new opinion poll that was conducted between June 10 and June 15, 2017, involving 3,105 homes across Machakos county, indicates that the incumbent Governor Alfred Mutua will win by a landslide come the General Election scheduled for August 19. When the numbers were finally crunched the poll showed

  • Three suspected thugs shot dead in Nairobi

    June 20, 2017 5:24 AM

    Three suspected thugs were shot dead in two separate robbery attempts Monday in the war on crime in Nairobi. The first incident happened in Mowlem area, Dandora in the city where one suspect was killed by police after a brief chase. Police say a gang had been attacking and robbing residents when an alarm was raised alerting police who were on patrol