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October 16, 2017 7:34 PM DP Ruto asks Raila Odinga to challenge him in 2022 presidential race

Deputy President William Ruto has challenged Opposition leader, Raila Odinga, to face him in the 2022 presidential race. DP Ruto asked the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate on Monday to give President Uhuru Kenyatta an opportunity to run the country for another five years as he (Raila) gets ready for 2022 race. He added that Raila

October 16, 2017 2:52 PM DP tells Raila to wait for 2022 if he’s not ready for Oct 26 poll

By PSCU, KITUI, Kenya, Oct 16 – Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leader Raila Odinga to wait for 2022 if he is not ready for the October 26 fresh election. Speaking on Monday at Zombe Trading Centre in Kitui County where he accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta on the campaign trail, Ruto said those who have withdrawn from the race should

October 16, 2017 2:30 PM Police raid NASA financier Jimmy Wanjigi’s Muthaiga home, Nairobi (Photos)

Police officers have raided the home of prominent businessman Jimmy Wanjigi in Muthaiga hours after recovering guns and bullets at his Malindi house on Monday. Officers from the Prevention Crimes Unit have arrest and search warrants. National Super Alliance leaders are also at the scene led by Siaya Senator James Orengo, Suna East MP Junet Mohammed among

October 16, 2017 11:39 AM Jubilee election losers say squabbling ahead of repeat polls driving Kenya to a precipice

A section of Jubilee-allied leaders who lost in the last elections have warned that the country is on the verge of disintegration. Narc Kenya Leader Martha Karua, former governors William Kabogo, Samuel Ragwa, ex-MPs Ndung’u Gethenji, Kabando wa Kabando, Peter Mositet and Dr Kilemi Mwiria Sunday asked President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga to seek a political

October 16, 2017 11:13 AM President Kenyatta woos Garissa voters

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto on Monday took Jubilee campaigns to Garissa County where they asked residents to give them a second term to continue implementing Jubilee development projects. President Kenyatta asked residents to turn out in large numbers and vote for Jubilee, saying the Opposition has no agenda for the country

October 16, 2017 9:25 AM When did the rain start beating you? Photo of Uhuru campaigning in the rain divides Kenyans

The rainy season is definitely here and when the heavens decide to open up, whatever is on its way will surely get drenched. This is what happened to President Uhuru Kenyatta when he was met with a relentless downpour in Nyahururu while on the campaign trail. In the photo doing rounds on social media that was posted by Dennis Itumbi, President Uhuru

October 16, 2017 9:02 AM Jubilee leaders rule out dialogue on October 26 election

Jubilee leaders have rubbished call for dialogue between the ruling party and the Opposition on the current political situation in the country by immediate former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo and former Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando and Narc-K leader Martha Karua. Speaking during a rally in Nakuru, the leaders led by Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru 1

October 16, 2017 8:55 AM Mission says IEBC reforming towards election date

NAIROBI, KENYA: The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) on Monday said Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is responding well to its nine-point reform agenda for successful repeat presidential poll. In a statement however, the mission said dialogue and cooperation are urgently needed for compromises so there can be a peaceful 1

October 16, 2017 7:16 AM EU Urges Kenyan Political Talks to Break Election-Rerun Impasse

The European Union urged Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party and the main opposition alliance to be prepared to compromise hard-line positions to allow for a credible rerun of presidential elections. “Dialogue and cooperation are urgently needed for compromises so there can be a peaceful electoral process with integrity and transparency and Kenyans can chose 1

October 16, 2017 5:54 AM Rights groups say 33 killed in poll aftermath, demand probe

By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 16 – Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have called for investigations into police brutality following protests after the August 8, 2017 elections. In a new report, the organisations say Kenyan police have killed at least 33 people, although the figure is being disputed by Inspector General of Police 1