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  • When did the rain start beating you? Photo of Uhuru campaigning in the rain divides Kenyans

    October 16, 2017 9:25 AM

    The rainy season is definitely here and when the heavens decide to open up, whatever is on its way will surely get drenched. This is what happened to President Uhuru Kenyatta when he was met with a relentless downpour in Nyahururu while on the campaign trail. In the photo doing rounds on social media that was posted by Dennis Itumbi, President Uhuru

  • NASA supporters on streets in anti-IEBC protests

    October 16, 2017 9:10 AM 4

    Security has been intensified in major cities in the country as anti-IEBC demonstrations begin in most parts of the country. The anti-IEBC protests being pushed by National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have now entered the fourth week even after acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i said the demos are not allowed in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa CBDs. NASA supporters

  • Jubilee leaders rule out dialogue on October 26 election

    October 16, 2017 9:02 AM 1

    Jubilee leaders have rubbished call for dialogue between the ruling party and the Opposition on the current political situation in the country by immediate former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo and former Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando and Narc-K leader Martha Karua. Speaking during a rally in Nakuru, the leaders led by Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru

  • Mission says IEBC reforming towards election date

    October 16, 2017 8:55 AM 2

    NAIROBI, KENYA: The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on Monday said Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is responding well to its nine-point reform agenda for successful repeat presidential poll. In a statement however, the mission said dialogue and cooperation are urgently needed for compromises so there can be a peaceful

  • EU notes strides in poll reforms, urges more transparency

    October 16, 2017 8:55 AM 2

    By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 16 – The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) has urged the electoral commission to adopt timely reforms geared towards enhancing the transparency of next week’s fresh presidential election. In a raft of recommendations detailed in a statement released Monday, the observer group encouraged the Independent

  • Rights groups call for probe into protestors killings

    October 16, 2017 8:07 AM 1

    Two human rights groups are calling for a probe into alleged police brutality on opposition protestors. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch claim that police have killed at least 33 people and injured hundreds in Nairobi during demos sparked off by the disputed August 8 presidential poll results. This is according to a 37-page joint report titled

  • EU Urges Kenyan Political Talks to Break Election-Rerun Impasse

    October 16, 2017 7:16 AM 2

    The European Union urged Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party and the main opposition alliance to be prepared to compromise hard-line positions to allow for a credible rerun of presidential elections. “Dialogue and cooperation are urgently needed for compromises so there can be a peaceful electoral process with integrity and transparency and Kenyans can chose

  • Rights groups say 33 killed in poll aftermath, demand probe

    October 16, 2017 5:54 AM 3

    By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 16 – Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for investigations into police brutality following protests after the August 8, 2017 elections. In a new report, the organisations say Kenyan police have killed at least 33 people, although the figure is being disputed by Inspector General of Police

  • Kenyans react after Babu Owino terms Sauti Sol’s dressing ‘lesbian’

    October 16, 2017 5:44 AM

    The exchange on social media over a post by popular Kenyan singing group Sauti Sol has sucked in controversial Embakasi East Mp Babu Owino. Owino in a post on his Facebook page took a low salvo against the band for their choice of dress which elicited mixed and sharp reactions from his followers. His ‘why should men dress like lesbians?’ opened a can of worms

  • Police want to arrest Nasa CEO Norman Magaya over anti-IEBC demos

    October 16, 2017 5:34 AM 2

    The National Super Alliance CEO Norman Magaya is hiding since Thursday night after learning police were looking for him. Police have visited various places in the city where Magaya frequents, looking for him in vain. “If you see him tell him to report to police in Nairobi Area,” said one senior officer. This was after acting Interior Cabinet Secretary