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October 24, 2017 1:47 PM Joho loses bid against poll petition

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho suffered a setback after the High Court dismissed his application to have an election petition struck out. He wanted the court to strike out the petition against his election filed by former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar and his running mate Ms Linda Shuma. “I decline to grant orders sought, the application is dismissed,” said Justice 17

October 24, 2017 11:07 AM Joho suffers blow after High Court declines to throw out petition

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has suffered a blow after the High Court declined to throw out a petition challenging his election. High Court Judge Lydia Achode in her ruling said that an omission to include the name of a successful candidate did not merit the court to render the petition defective, since the election laws provided options to amend 22

October 22, 2017 9:55 AM Omar demands unconditional release for female terror suspect seized

family in Kibokoni, Mombasa County is in distress after anti-terror police arrested their kin on Friday night. The whereabouts of Hamida Awadh Mubarak Bahamisi, 48, remained unknown as panic swept through Mombasa’s Old Town. Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar is among those who demanded her immediate release. He described Ms Awadh as “family” saying 19

October 17, 2017 10:51 AM Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

Minneapolis - Members of Minnesota's large Somali community said on Monday they are heartbroken and grieving, but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people. The truck bombing in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu on Saturday also left scores missing and nearly 400 people injured. In Minnesota, home to the largest 22

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 23

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 11

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 9

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 29

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 30

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 8