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June 24, 2017 10:33 AM OPINION: Independent candidates are the true enemies of Kenya

Kenyan politicians never believe in a process they pretend to respect. Each election cycle, political parties are conjured up like kindergarten magic only to disappear for four years. Without established political parties, we will never develop national culture to be proud of. True political parties belong to its membership and with developed strategies

June 24, 2017 6:22 AM NASA is dividing country along tribal lines, says President Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta has accused the National Super Alliance (NASA) of seeking to divide the country along tribal lines. Speaking at roadside rallies in Meru County, the President said NASA had demonstrated its main concern were the 10 million voters it claims are supporting the Opposition and not the whole population of 45 million Kenyans. He said NASA leader 1

June 24, 2017 5:55 AM Uhuru: NASA is dividing country along tribal lines

President Uhuru Kenyatta has accused the National Super Alliance (NASA) of seeking to divide the country along tribal lines. Speaking at roadside rallies in Meru County, the President said NASA had demonstrated its main concern were the 10 million voters it claims are supporting the Opposition and not the whole population of 45 million Kenyans. He said NASA leader 3

June 23, 2017 7:09 PM Court of Appeal affirms High Court decision on Presidential results

Presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s coalition won another round against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) when the Court of Appeal ruled that elections results announced at constituency level will be final. Friday, the IEBC suffered a major setback after a five-judge bench affirmed the High Court’s decision that results declared

June 23, 2017 6:54 PM Chaos and fraud part and parcel of Kenya’s political campaigns

This week has been ablaze with the “usual” political intrigue, slurs and accusations that is a mainstay of election campaigning in Kenya. Just within a week, ruling coalition Jubilee has called for the arrest of NASA candidate Raila Odinga for alleged hate speech and the Opposition coalition wants to move to court to block the printing of ballot boxes

June 23, 2017 6:20 PM We don’t regret appeal, says IEBC

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) received Friday’s court ruling on tallying centres with a cautious response, as the Jubilee Party remain silent. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati said they do not consider the Appeal court’s declaration that presidential results announced at constituency level be final as a blow. Although, the commission

June 23, 2017 12:39 PM President Kenyatta issues titles for squatters in Nyeri

President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday evening wrapped up his tour of Nyeri County by launching the construction of the historic Ruringu Stadium. The other highlight of the President’s visit was the issuing of title deeds to squatters in colonial villages in Nyeri County as well as one for the stadium. President Kenyatta said the construction of the stadium 2

June 23, 2017 8:32 AM The Open letter to IEBC Chair Wafula Chebukati doing rounds on social media

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairperson Wafula Chebukati is a man under siege after a letter allegedly addressed to him circulated widely on the social media. The letter appeared on the Facebook page of a Nairobi-based lawyer Donald Kipkorir and was allegedly authored by the prominent lawyer. In what appears to be a warning shot against

June 23, 2017 7:16 AM Meru leaders seek to exclude rivals from presidential tour

Local Jubilee Party leaders want their rivals to steer clear of President Uhuru Kenyatta's visit to the region. Senator Kiraitu Murungi, who is hoping to unseat Governor Peter Munya in the polls, said non-Jubilee aspirants should stay away from the meetings unless they wore the party's colours. Meanwhile, Kiraitu who was flanked by Igembe South MP Mithika 2

June 22, 2017 9:00 PM Raila Odinga 'wants polls postponed', Uhuruto claims

The Opposition has hatched a plot to have the August 8 General Election postponed, Jubilee leaders have claimed. In a message delivered in Nyeri, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto said the plot by the Opposition aimed to engineer a power-sharing deal similar to that of 2008. They claimed a case challenging the award of a tender to supply 5