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August 21, 2017 2:17 PM KNUT's Wilson Sossion turns down Raila's offer

KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion has asked the ODM party to remove his name from the parliamentary nomination list. has learnt that Sossion has dismissed the nomination by ODM because he has “heavy commitments at the Union” hence it would be difficult to serve a parliamentary job. Sossion confirmed his decision during an inauguration 1

August 21, 2017 9:42 AM 12th Parliament convenes not later than Sept 7: Sialai

The 12th Parliament shall convene not later than September 7 this year National Assembly Clerk Michael Sialai says. In an advertisement appearing in Monday’s newspapers, Sialai said traditionally, the date of the first sitting of any Parliament after a General Election is usually determined by the President and should not be more than thirty days after 6

August 21, 2017 5:49 AM Nyamira residents scramble for bread and soda as governors draw clear distinctive line

More elected governors are taking the oath of office in memorable events with a number seeking to slash millions allocated for their inauguration ceremonies saying the money could serve other electorate needs. In Nyamira County, John Nyangarama retained his seat on an ODM party ticket surviving pressure from Jubilee's Walter Nyambati who came inches 4

August 20, 2017 1:05 PM President Kenyatta to grace inaugurations of Sonko, Laboso as governors

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – President Uhuru Kenyatta will this week attend the inaugurations of the Nairobi Governor-elect Mike Sonko and Bomet Governor-elect Joyce Laboso. State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu says the move is a reassurance of support to the leaders as they begin their journey of service to Kenyans. The two seats 4

August 20, 2017 9:44 AM Mike Sonko now facing harsh reality of governing Nairobi city

Mike Mbuvi Sonko will be sworn in Monday as the second Governor of Nairobi, ending the tenure of his predecessor Dr Evans Kidero. But as Sonko takes over County Hall, the weight of expectation from over 4 million Nairobi residents will sit squarely on his shoulders. The question is, will he be strong enough to bear the weight? A year ago, a Sonko governorship 5

August 20, 2017 6:45 AM Relaxed Jubilee politicians ignoring tough complaints in NASA's petition

A good number of Jubilee MPs and Senators have come out to dismiss the presidential elections petition filed on Friday by the NASA coalition legal team at the Supreme Court to an extent that they have declared that they will overthrow the matter in court. The Jubilee politicians have treated the case by NASA with disregard saying the volumes of work to be served 2

August 20, 2017 6:15 AM IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando was killed because of elections, says Raila

National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have claimed that former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT manager Chris Msando was killed after he refused to surrender a password that was to used to rig the presidential elections. The Alliance’s presidential candidate, Raila Odinga and co-principals Moses Wetang’ula and Musalia Mudavadi 2

August 20, 2017 5:15 AM IEBC bosses lobby want say in choosing poll petition lawyers

Behind the scenes, top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials were battling to have a say in the appointment of lawyers who will represent them in the petition lodged by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory. The petition, which was filed on August 18 by Nasa presidential candidate 4

August 19, 2017 9:01 PM Court offers Raila the best exit strategy to secure his legacy

In the 1970s, the US Military was convinced that they could use psychic powers as a weapon, especially to enhance their intelligence gathering capability. They set up a secret project called ‘Stargate,’ which included a “Goat Lab” where their men would attempt to stare goats to death. This was the subject of the 2004 book by Welsh author, Jon Ronson 2

August 19, 2017 9:00 PM Jubilee: Why we will beat NASA again

Political players within the Jubilee Party are now declaring that they will floor Raila Odinga in court, again. The leaders said the petition filed by NASA is weak, inconsistent and incapable of overturning President Kenyatta's election. Tharaka Nithi Senator-elect Prof Kithure Kindiki led the onslaught against the petition, saying despite filing volumes 4