Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 115 for query «campaign posters»

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

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 5

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 3

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 8

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

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 7

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

July 4, 2017 3:14 PM Rarieda independent candidate out of polls after failing to pay fine

By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 4 – An Independent candidate vying for the Rarieda Parliamentary seat Augustine Netto Adhola has been disqualified from participating in the August 8 contest after he failed to pay a Sh250,000 fine imposed on him. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Electoral Code of Conduct Enforcement Committee 6

June 24, 2017 7:56 PM Joho rivals claim their billboards not allowed in Mombasa

Three Mombasa gubernatorial candidates Saturday claimed the county government has denied them permits to erect campaign billboards. Senator Hassan Omar of the Wiper Democratic Movement, Suleiman Shahbal of Jubilee Party and Hezron Awiti of the Vibrant Democratic Party (VDP) said their applications to erect billboards across the county have not been approved 8

June 24, 2017 3:42 PM Hassan Joho badly exposed by fiercest rival

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho's bitter political rival has accused him of underhand tactics to win the seat in the August General Election. Jubilee Mombasa gubernatorial candidate Suleiman Shahbal on Friday, June 23, claimed Joho has threatened billboard companies from hosting his campaign advertisement on their billboards. Shahbal in a statement seen on social 76