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October 31, 2017 2:49 PM Chiloba risks six month jail for court contempt

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chief Executive Officer Ezra Chiloba risks a six month jail term if found in contempt of court. Transcend Media wants Chiloba fined or committed to civil jail for defying a court order to pay 150 million shillings for advertising services the offered to the commission during the 2013 general elections 46

October 31, 2017 9:57 AM Media firm sues IEBC

A media firm has sued the electoral agency for failing to clear a Sh150 million debt for advertising services during the 2013 General Election. Transcend Media wants the Independent and Boundaries Commission Chief Executive Ezra Chiloba, who is currently on leave, held responsible for the failure to settle the Sh150, 367,882.40 debt. Through lawyer Neville 47

October 28, 2017 9:04 PM We need more patriots like Akombe, new Kenyan heroine

Last week, Dr Roselyn Akombe, then an IEBC commissioner, did what Kenyans in high office never do. She quit her lofty appointment at the IEBC. She wasn’t fired — she quit voluntarily. She resigned because she believed the IEBC could not — even if struck by a miracle — organise a credible, free and fair election on October 26. Since her resignation, Dr Akombe 52

October 27, 2017 5:29 AM IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba refutes Junet Mohamed’s accusations of rigging, Kenyans react

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) CEO Ezra Chiloba has dismissed claims by a National Super Alliance (NASA) leader that he is interfering with the repeat presidential election. Mr Chiloba refuted allegations by Suna East MP Junet Mohamed that he is facilitating rigging to favour President Uhuru Kenyatta in the fresh poll. The embattled 19

October 26, 2017 10:07 PM Nasa sees Chiloba’s hand in repeat poll

IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba, who took a three-week leave from duty prior to the October 26 presidential repeat election, has denied claims by the opposition Nasa that he played a roll in the poll. Nasa claimed Thursday that Mr Chiloba made several calls to the commission’s county coordinators, especially in the opposition strongholds, to “cook up results 37

October 26, 2017 6:59 PM Chiloba answers NASA’s claims he’s still at work

IEBC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ezra Chiloba has refuted claims by the Suna East MP Junet Mohamed alleging that he (Chiloba) is helping facilitate a rigging process in favour of the ruling Party, Jubilee, in the October 26 repeat poll. Mohamed, during a press conference in Nairobi, Thursday, said Chiloba went on leave after ensuring that a well-worked 194

October 26, 2017 3:49 PM IEBC deferres polls in Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya, Kisumu Counties

National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders on Thursday 26 accused the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of ethnic profiling by deferring polls in Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya and Kisumu Counties. Suna East MP Junet Mohammed pointed out that IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba had been calling county coordinators especially in NASA strongholds asking them to ensure 53

October 25, 2017 10:28 AM Raila's advice to voters ahead of repeat poll

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga led his team to Kitui and Makueni counties, urging residents to boycott Thursday’s repeat presidential election. Mr Odinga urged the Kamba to heed the call by opposition leaders, including his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu, by staying away from polling stations in order 40

October 25, 2017 8:16 AM Nairobi County Government says NASA has not been authorised to use Uhuru Park

According to a notice dated 25th October 2017, written by the Acting County Secretary Leboo Ole Morintant, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has not followed the procedures to secure Uhuru Park for their meeting. The letter has been addressed to the Nairobi County Police Commissioner Japheth Koome. NASA flag bearer Raila Odinga told his supporters to wait for a big announcement 10

October 23, 2017 9:04 PM President Uhuru Kenyatta issues stern warning to individuals planning to disrupt poll

President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued a stern warning to individuals planning to disrupt Thursday’s poll. The President said those planning to boycott the repeat presidential election should do so without blocking voters interested in participating in the process. Uhuru announced there will be heavy deployment of security officers in all parts of the country 22