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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 11

October 18, 2017 8:05 AM Mobs disrupt IEBC training, again

Mobs have, again, attacked venues in Kisumu and Vihiga where IEBC officials were holding a training workshop ahead of the repeat presidential poll. In Kisumu, a training session at the county’s Huduma Centre was disrupted after youth stormed in and vandalised chairs and tents that had been erected for the programme. IEBC had planned to train presiding 4

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 5

October 13, 2017 1:39 PM Parliament urged to enact AGPO compliant laws

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Parliament to enact laws that would ensure both national and county governments fully complied with the Access to Government Procurement Opportunities (AGPO) law that allocates 30 per cent of government procurement to the youth, women and people with disability. President Kenyatta said Parliament should come with laws that would 6

October 5, 2017 11:56 AM Uhuru urges Kenyans to shun opposition’s tribal narrative

President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday censured the opposition for spreading false tribal narratives to hoodwink Kenyans. The President said the opposition is controlled by a small clique of self-serving individuals who constantly engage in propaganda to deceive Kenyans. Speaking in Sameta in Kisii County, the President pointed out that those leading the opposition 5

October 4, 2017 2:02 PM Nyamira MCAs reject motion to adjourn over Uhuru visit

Nyamira County Assembly on Wednesday defeated an adjournment motion to allow them attend President Uhuru Kenyatta’s campaign rallies in the region on Thursday. Nineteen members affiliated to the National Super Alliance used their tyranny of numbers in the House to reject the motion tabled by Minority Leader Denis Kebaso. Mr Charles Barongo argued that allowing 5

September 24, 2017 8:26 AM Supreme Court has strongly affirmed its independence

Kenya’s Supreme Court has finally come of age. It took trial by ordeal to get there — but Kenyans and the whole world know without nary a doubt that the rule of law is alive and well in Nairobi. The judicial earthquake first struck the Jubilee regime on September 1 when the Supreme Court delivered in precis its ruling nullifying the August 8 presidential 4

September 10, 2017 12:59 PM No vacuum in NASA after Isaac Ruto exit, says nominated MP Wilson Sossion

The Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary General Wilson Sossion has said there is no vacuum within National Super Alliance (NASA) in Rift Valley following the exit of former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto. Sossion, who is also an ODM nominated Member of Parliament, said the support NASA enjoys in the region was intact, despite Ruto’s departure to Jubilee 8

September 9, 2017 9:23 PM Just like ICC, Maraga is now UhuRuto's political fodder

In the 2013 election, Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto ran against International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. The two Jubilee honchos spun a yarn tying CORD’s Raila Odinga to their ICC woes. They charged that Raila was in collusion with the ICC and the West to deny them tenancy at the State House. Of course that was a bunch of hooey 12

September 8, 2017 11:49 AM Former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto reveals why he ditched Raila Odinga for President Uhuru Kenyatta

Former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has revealed why he decided to ditch Raila Odinga and the NASA coalition for Jubilee Party ahead of the repeat presidential election on October 17. According to the former NASA co-principal, he felt lonely and decided to jump ship to his former home. "I felt lonely. I found myself alone and I have now decided to come back. Today 2