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October 17, 2017 1:23 PM IEBC upbeat of credible poll Thursday next week

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has assured the nation that it is ready to conduct a credible fresh presidential election next week. The assurance was given during a stakeholders meeting during which members of the Commission’s Project Team appointed to oversee the conduct of the election 4

October 17, 2017 6:27 AM IEBC to brief diplomats on next week’s poll readiness

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will convene a forum with foreign envoys on Tuesday to brief them on its readiness for next week’s repeat presidential election. IEBC Communication Manager, Andrew Limo, told Capital FM News on Monday that the poll agency will also engage County Governors 2

October 16, 2017 11:39 AM Jubilee election losers say squabbling ahead of repeat polls driving Kenya to a precipice

A section of Jubilee-allied leaders who lost in the last elections have warned that the country is on the verge of disintegration. Narc Kenya Leader Martha Karua, former governors William Kabogo, Samuel Ragwa, ex-MPs Ndung’u Gethenji, Kabando wa Kabando, Peter Mositet and Dr Kilemi Mwiria Sunday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga to seek a political 1

October 14, 2017 10:36 AM Why we defected to Jubilee Party

Jubilee’s ‘loving arms’.Since Kenyans went to the polls on August 8, the country has witnessed many defections from across the board, especially from NASA to Jubilee Party. So far, ex-MPs from western, now branded the Mbekho Mbekho Gang (Alms Seeking Gang) led by former speaker Kenneth Marende, MPs Ababu Namwamba, Yusuf Chanzu, Alfred Khangati and Paul Otuoma 4

October 13, 2017 7:45 PM Counties in crisis as Treasury delays funds

County governments are facing a cash crunch as the National Treasury has failed to disburse funds to the devolved units for the last four months. Council of Governors chairman Josphat Nanok in a letter addressed to the Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said counties are in financial turmoil and cannot meet their obligations. The counties are facing 2

October 12, 2017 9:10 PM Delay of funds disbursement is violation of law, Governors say

Operations in most counties have been paralysed after the National Treasury failed to disburse funds for four months. The Council of Governors (CoG) is protesting against what it terms continued denial of the much-needed cash even after the Senate cleared a disbursal schedule. The formula approved by Senate indicates the 47 counties are entitled to Sh330 billion 4

October 6, 2017 6:42 PM Kenyan Wairimu Nderitu wins peace award

A Kenyan woman is among the recipients of the inaugural Global Pluralism Award that recognises people who have made extraordinary achievements in peacebuilding, mediation and pluralism. Ms Alice Wairimu Nderitu, a mediator of armed conflict currently working with Center for Humanitarian Dialogue was on Friday honoured for her achievements in mediation 5

October 5, 2017 10:20 PM Five counties hard hit by malaria outbreak

At least five counties and a refugee camp have been hard hit by malaria outbreak which has so far killed 30 people, among them four children. According to the Ministry of Health, about 733 cases have been reported in Marsabit, Lamu, Turkana, Baringo, lower West Pokot and Kakuma refugee camp, where 438 people tested positive for the disease. Another 295 people 12

October 3, 2017 6:32 PM IPOB Accuses Nigerian Army, Abia Governor Of Plan Framing

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the governor of Abia State, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu, and has concluded plans to with security agencies, especially the Nigerian Army, to destroy police stations in Aba. This, stated IPOB, is a cover for the arrest of innocent Biafrans under the pretext that they carried out the destruction of the police

October 3, 2017 11:00 AM Kidero argues forms used to declare Sonko winner had anomalies

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 3 – Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero says more than 60 per cent of Forms 37A used to declare Mike Sonko winner of the gubernatorial poll in August 8 election had irregularities. In his suit papers filed to be enjoined as an interested party in a case filed by Japheth Muroko, Kidero stated that some 798 of the 1,300 forms