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April 30, 2017 6:12 PM Murang’a Senator clashes with new nominee

The Jubilee party appeals tribunal which is hearing petitions from the just concluded nominations is next week expected to announce its verdict on appeals filed by various aspirants. According to credible sources within the party a gigantic task lies ahead for the tribunal which is dealing with a high turnover of disputes numbering about three hundred

April 30, 2017 4:31 PM Police identify possible poll violence hot spots

Police have identified Shinyalu, Bungoma, and Busia towns as potential violence hot spots during this year's elections. Western Regional Police Coordinator Moses Ombati said the just-concluded party primaries had helped police to identify areas which are prone to violence. He noted that during the Ford Kenya and Jubilee primaries in Sirisia, security

April 30, 2017 12:59 PM Oburu concedes defeat to Onchanda in Bondo nominations

Nominated MP Oburu Oginga has conceded defeat in the Monday ODM nominations in Bondo Constituency. Oginga was floored by incumbent Gideon Ochanda with 28,446 votes against 4,000, results which Oginga rejected at first. Following the party's decision to uphold Ochanda's victory in the official list read by Chairperson of the National Elections Board Judy Pareno

April 30, 2017 12:49 PM Peter Kenneth mulls vying as independent after Sonko defeat

Nairobi governor aspirant Peter Kenneth on Sunday gave the biggest indication yet that he could contest as an independent candidate in the August elections after he lost in the Jubilee Party nominations. He termed the primaries as a “total farce”, saying that the decision of the party on an appeal he has lodged against Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko, who was announced

April 30, 2017 8:26 AM Confusion, delays as ODM picks candidates for Nairobi

There was confusion and delays as Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) kicked off party nominations on Sunday to pick its candidate for Nairobi County. By as early as 6am, voters had started trooping polling stations across the city but voting was delayed due to late delivery of voting materials while in some centres, there was a mix-up of ballot papers

April 29, 2017 9:29 PM Mudavadi says he sacrificed presidency for the sake of Kenya

NASA Principal Musalia Mudavadi has asked those complaining about their line-up to sacrifice personal ambitions for the sake of the country. Mudavadi who is the founder of coalition said those making noise are playing to the Jubilee den. "I ask our supporters and every Kenyan to give NASA a little of themselves for the sake of all of us. We must give meaning

April 28, 2017 7:47 AM MP Julius Kones concedes defeat to Joyce Laboso

Former Konoin MP Julius Kones has conceded defeat to Joyce Laboso in the race for the county Jubilee governorship ticket. Dr Kones said the majority had spoken through ballot and he had no reason to dispute the poll. "I want to confirm that I have conceded defeat to Dr Laboso. I respect the will of the people who have spoken through the ballot and I am wishing

April 28, 2017 6:18 AM Rachel Shebesh, Johnson Sakaja win big in Nairobi

The current Nairobi Women Representative Rachel Shebesh, won big in her bid to recapture her seat in the upcoming General Election scheduled for August. Shebesh thrashed her rivals in the nominations as announced on Thursday, April 27, in the hotly-contested race for the Nairobi Jubilee Women Rep ticket. She defeated three other aspirants (all newcomers)

April 27, 2017 6:02 PM Uhuru defends Jubilee primaries, says they are the 'freest and fairest' in history

President Uhuru Kenyatta defended the integrity of the Jubilee Party nominations, saying they would go down in history as the "freest, fairest and most transparent". His reassurance could have been prompted by a number of factors. From eruption of violence in a number of polling stations, postponement of the entire process for almost a week after a failed

April 27, 2017 6:02 PM Kenya’s Super Alliance names Odinga for president

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Veteran political leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga was Thursday named Kenya’s opposition presidential candidate for elections in August, at a large rally in the capital Nairobi. The public announcement was made by senior leaders of the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition of which Odinga will be flag-bearer, challenging