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October 16, 2017 11:13 AM President Kenyatta woos Garissa voters

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto on Monday took Jubilee campaigns to Garissa County where they asked residents to give them a second term to continue implementing Jubilee development projects. President Kenyatta asked residents to turn out in large numbers and vote for Jubilee, saying the Opposition has no agenda for the country

October 15, 2017 7:24 AM Is Jubilee raid on Raila's NASA a ploy to weaken the Opposition?

The recent wave of political defections from the National Super Alliance (NASA) to the Jubilee Party is likely to weaken the Opposition ahead of the repeat presidential election. Although NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga has downplayed the defections, terming them the work of August 8 bitter losers seeking political mileage, analysts argue they might 3

October 15, 2017 6:56 AM Why I will never support Raila or Uhuru

The first time I attended a political rally was during the July 7, 1998 Saba Saba Day celebrations at Kamukunji Grounds in Nairobi. As I listened to the speeches, I was shocked at how a young student leader, going by the name of Hassan Omar Hassan, had the audacity to abuse then President, a most feared man in Kenya at the time. The crowd roared at this and eventually 1

October 11, 2017 8:17 AM Last person to leave NASA house, please 'switch off the lights’

Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar’s defection to Jubilee is yet another pointer that the NASA house is tumbling and further dents any hope of its presidential candidate Raila Odinga ascending to the presidency. President Uhuru Kenyatta's performance in the August 8 General Election clearly showed he has made inroads in the region, formerly under Raila's 5

October 11, 2017 3:39 AM Sudan-U.S relations: Khartoum’s animosity went with the wind after sanctions lifting

This article comes in the aftermath of the calming and fading away from the heavy dust triggered by the event of lifting the decades-long US economic and trade sanctions on Sudan on Friday, October 6, 2017. The purpose of the article is to explore these decisions and their immediate and future implications in the two countries. In this context, it is worth

October 9, 2017 9:10 PM Why Coast leaders have changed tune before repeat presidential poll

The latest political defections at the Coast have put the Opposition’s grip on the region to a test ahead of the repeat presidential election. President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto on Monday stormed the region in a series of political rallies that culminated in defections by leaders allied to the National Super Alliance (NASA) to the ruling

October 8, 2017 9:10 PM President Uhuru rejects talks with Raila Odinga as former senator Omar defends IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba

President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed calls for talks with Opposition chief Raila Odinga, saying voters would decide Kenya's leadership on October 26. The President said he had received information about Raila before the Supreme Court ruling that invalidated the August 8 presidential election results. "I had prior information that his hope was that I would 3

October 8, 2017 7:35 PM Jubilee Party owns IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba and Hassan Omar, says Miguna Miguna

Miguna Miguna has taken a swipe at former Mombasa senator Hassan Omar for vowing to defend the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) CEO Ezra Chiloba ahead of the fresh presidential poll slated for October 26. Miguna pointed out on Sunday that Mr Omar blamed Mr Chiloba after his defeat by Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, but has now jumped 2

October 8, 2017 6:10 PM DP William Ruto’s warning to Raila ahead of repeat presidential election

Deputy President William Ruto has warned the National Super Alliance (NASA) leader, Raila Odinga, against placing obstacles ahead of the fresh presidential poll. Ruto indicated on Sunday that Raila wants to sabotage the election slated for October 26 by giving excuses to boycott the process. The DP challenged the former Prime Minister to face President 2

October 8, 2017 4:25 PM Uhuru leads growing Jubilee army in Mombasa rally as former Senator is enlisted

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct 8 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged residents of the coastal city of Mombasa to support his re-election in the October 26 repeat presidential poll in order to further gains made in the past five years under the Jubilee administration. Kenyatta who was accompanied by Deputy President William Ruto in his tour of Mombasa 4