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November 1, 2017 5:50 AM Mombasa Council of Elders oppose calls for civil disobedience

The planned public disobedience by the Opposition will derail development in counties under governors allied to the Opposition, the Mombasa County Council of Elders has warned. The council, which is allied to the Jubilee Party regime, also claimed that the Opposition’s agitation for fresh elections would antagonise the 17 counties controlled by the National 11

October 30, 2017 12:35 PM Governors, Raila mourn ‘peacemaker’ Bishop Korir

By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 30 – Council of Governors Chairman Josphat Nanok says Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir who died Monday will be remembered as the unsung hero, especially on peace. In his message of condolences, Nanok who is also the Turkana Governor recalled how Bishop Korir played a key role in restoration of peace in the North 6

October 30, 2017 9:12 AM Bishop Cornelius Korir to be remembered for his mediation role

President Uhuru Kenyatta has joined other leaders and Kenyans in mourning Bishop Cornelius Korir of the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret. The President said he was deeply saddened by the death of Bishop Koriri, describing him as a great religious leader and an excellent peacemaker. “I join the Catholic Church in mourning a great religious leader whose exemplary 7

October 25, 2017 9:04 PM County funds are held up at the Treasury

The operations of county governments could soon be affected as the national government continues to hold more than Sh50 billion in equitable share meant for the devolved units. The funds are part of the Sh329 billion approved by the National Assembly for disbursement to the 47 counties in the 2017/18 financial year. Treasury last week said only a fraction 10

October 24, 2017 12:14 PM Hillcrest School headmistress Gabrielle Maina shot dead in Karen

The woman who was shot dead on Miotoni Road, Nairobi, on Thursday morning has been identified as Gabrielle Maina. The school’s Chairman Board of Governors Bob Kikuyu said she was killed as she returned to her home after dropping her son at a friend's house. “It is with great sadness and shock that we are writing to let you know that Gabrielle Maina has been tragically 9

October 22, 2017 2:03 PM President Kenyatta leads national prayers ahead of elections

Speaking during national prayers in Nakuru, President Kenyatta said voting will only take place on a single day, and should not divide the country. He urged Kenyans to uphold peace before, during and after October 26 as he asked them to turn out in large numbers to exercise their democratic right during the fresh presidential election. Speaking at Afraha 13

October 21, 2017 9:04 PM Uhuru, Raila hidden cards as date with destiny approaches

It will be a week of long knives as Jubilee and NASA prepare to unleash the trump cards they have been hiding all along in the race to capture the country’s political power beneath each other’s feet. In what is expected to be a tense political week, each side is marshaling its supporters, lawyers and strategists for a final duel that may change the course 21

October 20, 2017 9:04 PM Uhuru and Ruto push for numbers in their campaigns

Just five days to the repeat presidential election, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have intensified campaigns across the country. Saturday, President Kenyatta and Ruto will pitch camp in Narok and Kajiado before a national prayer meeting in Afraha Stadium, Nakuru County, tomorrow and the final rally in Nairobi on Monday. As the duo covers 6

October 20, 2017 8:14 PM Wait for my last word on the poll, Raila tells supporters

National Super Alliance (NASA) flag-bearer Raila Odinga has promised a big announcement on the eve of the October 26 fresh presidential election. He said no amount of intimidation and cajoling will make him take part in the repeat election until the IEBC reforms NASA demands are undertaken. Speaking in Bondo and Kisumu during emotionally charged special 11

October 20, 2017 11:21 AM Hillcrest School headmistress shot dead

The woman who was shot dead on Miotoni Road, Nairobi, on Thursday morning has been identified as Gabrielle Maina. The school’s Chairman Board of Governors Bob Kikuyu said she was killed as she returned to her home after dropping her son at a friend's house. “It is with great sadness and shock that we are writing to let you know that Gabrielle Maina has been tragically 5