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October 10, 2017 5:42 AM Uhuru awards Sh500,000 to brothers who built 'ground aeroplane'

Two brothers in Kigaa, Runyenjes constituency, have built a “ground aeroplane” that they are using to campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election. The contraption is assembled from a modified rickshaw covered with canvas designed to imitate the front, the fuselage and wings of a small aeroplane. A single turbine at the front and scores of blinking 12

September 25, 2017 2:16 PM German election: Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term in office, despite heavy losses for her party. She now faces months of coalition talks with several parties in order to form a stable government. After winning its first parliamentary 1

September 15, 2017 12:58 PM President Kenyatta gifts humble Igembe South MP with expensive four-wheel drive car

President Uhuru Kenyatta has delivered a car promise to humble Igembe South MP John Paul Mwirigi. The young legislator received his gift from the President at the Sagana State Lodge. The down to earth MP who is synonymous with a grey sweater he had on in his campaign posters portrait warmly received his car, a Toyota Prado, from the President ending 2

August 16, 2017 8:37 AM Why wait? 5 things Sonko has accomplished even before being sworn in as Nairobi Governor

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 7

August 12, 2017 8:21 AM Boniface Mwangi embarks on removing his own posters – a sign of moving on

Boniface Mwangi, an award winning photojournalist and a social-political activist, has today (12th August 2017) said that he will pull down all his campaign posters. Mr Boniface who was in a race for the Starehe Constituency MP, conceded defeat after Charles Njagua aka Jaguar, a popular Kenyan musician, took a commanding lead and won the race. Do you think 12

August 5, 2017 11:09 PM The shadow of violence and fake news hanging over Kenya

This was always going to be a close run race for the country’s leadership and currently it appears to be going right to the wire. One poll last week put the two main contenders, opposition leader Raila Odinga and incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta, on 49 and 48 per cent of the votes respectively. This will be the second time that the two go head to head, but on this occasion 6

August 5, 2017 12:28 PM US 'disturbed by irregularities' in Rwanda landslide vote

The United States said Saturday it was "disturbed by irregularities observed during voting" in Rwanda's election, which longtime President Paul Kagame won with nearly 99 percent of the vote. A State Department statement reiterated "long-standing concerns over the integrity of the vote-tabulation process." Kagame easily won a third term in office in what he had called 9

August 5, 2017 6:37 AM Rwanda's longtime President Paul Kagame wins third presidential term

Results released by Rwanda's electoral commission have given incumbent President Paul Kagame 98 percent of the vote in Friday's election. The win granted him a third term in office. With more than 80 percent of the results tallied there is no major change expected when the final results of the election are announced later on Saturday. President Paul Kagame 3

July 27, 2017 8:00 AM Uhuru sends mixed signals to JP candidates during Mt Kenya tour

During his tour of Murang’a and Nyeri, the Jubilee Party leader did not help settle the clamour for his support by his party’s candidates and independents. Instead, he sent conflicting messages. At a road side stop in Mukurweini, President Uhuru said he had no favourites but asked for the presidential vote. However, he would later change tune at Kiriti 8

July 6, 2017 6:59 AM Governor Obado, Gumbo to be grilled by IEBC over violence

By CAPITAL REPORTER, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 6 – Migori Governor Okoth Obado and his competitor Ochillo Ayacko, Siaya Independent Governorship candidate Nicholas Gumbo are among leaders who are set to appear before the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Electoral Code of Conduct Enforcement Committee over electoral chaos witnessed in their regions 5