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October 16, 2017 10:16 AM Nasa supporters back to the streets

NASA supporters in Kisumu and Mombasa defied acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi’s ban on demonstrations and returned to the streets to demand reforms at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC before a fresh election is held. In Kisumu, the protesters marched through the city, chanting slogans against IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba 2

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 13, 2017 9:55 AM Nasa announces daily demos from next week as anti-IEBC protesters gather in Nairobi, Kisumu

The National Super Alliance (Nasa) will from next week hold demonstrations every day, Siaya Senator James Orengo announced on Wednesday. The announcement came as Nasa supporters returned to the streets on Wednesday, stepping up its push for reforms at the electoral commission following the withdrawal of their candidate in the repeat presidential election 1

October 11, 2017 10:07 AM Anti-IEBC protests kick off

Supporters of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) have returned to the streets as the opposition stepped up its push for reforms at the electoral commission following the withdrawal of their candidate in the repeat presidential election. Demonstrators flocked to Uhuru Park in Nairobi, some streets in Kisumu and Homa Bay counties on Wednesday morning 9

October 11, 2017 9:59 AM Anti-IEBC demos kick off despite Raila withdrawal from race

Demonstrations have rocked Kisumu and parts of Nairobi as the Opposition demands reforms in the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and thereafter a fresh presidential election. This comes a day after Raila Odinga's withdrawal from the rerun of the presidential election with the opposition mounting a fresh push for electoral reforms 6

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 3

October 8, 2017 3:35 PM Hassan Omar: One phone call wooed me to Jubilee

Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar has revealed how a telephone call from Deputy President William Ruto convinced him to dump the opposition’s National Super Alliance Coalition (Nasa). Omar, once considered a critical cog within the Nasa think tank, resigned as Wiper party’s secretary general just days after suffering a humiliating defeat to Ali Hassan 4

October 6, 2017 8:18 AM Judge who saved Joho in his academic papers case leaves Kenyans stunned with his ruling (video)

A judge who on Thursday, October 5, dismissed a case where Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho is accused of forging his academic papers has left tongues wagging with his ruling. Justice David Ogola dismissed the case saying the government is hellbent on frustrating the opposition governor despite admitting he scored a D- (minus). While dismissing the case, Ogola 1