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August 20, 2017 8:14 AM Rights activist Kiai briefly detained at JKIA

Human rights activist Maina Kiai was Sunday morning briefly detained at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in unclear circumstances. "Mr Kiai was detained for almost two hours at the JKIA this morning at 0645 hrs. "He was prevented from leaving the country. The immigration officer attempted to confiscate his passport without giving reasons

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

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

August 20, 2017 4:03 AM Nasa lawyers tell of rough time in compiling petition

Lawyers compiling the National Super Alliance (Nasa) petition challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election victory were forced to seek refuge at Raila Odinga’s Nairobi residence to evade a crackdown from suspected agents of the State. Members of the legal team who spoke to the Sunday Nation on condition of anonymity for fear of retribution from the State

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

August 19, 2017 3:21 PM Breaking down NASA petition

The opposition eventually filed a petition at the Supreme Court challenging IEBC’s declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as winner of the 2017 presidential election. After keeping their supporters waiting, some of who camped all day (Friday, August 2017) outside the Supreme Court buildings in the heart of Nairobi City, NASA lawyers eventually arrived 2

August 19, 2017 10:54 AM Life and times of IEBC's Chris Msando

The late IEBC ICT Manger Christopher Msando will be buried today in Lifunga Kobiero village, Ugenya, Siaya County after his brutal killing last month. Many Kenyans don’t know about Msando’s history, a man that has been described by colleagues at the electoral commission and friends as a ‘smart worker’ who was dedicated fully to his job. Christopher Chege 1

August 19, 2017 10:21 AM Waititu takes over as Kiambu governor

Mr Waititu, who beat incumbent William Kabogo in the just concluded elections was sworn by Lady Justice Stella Mutuku at Ndumberi Stadium. Mr Kabogo, who has already congratulated Mr Waititu and his deputy Gerald Githinji, also attended the ceremony. Other leaders present include Cabinet Secretaries Joe Mucheru (ICT) and Sicily Kariuki (Gender and Youth 1

August 19, 2017 7:22 AM Blogger Robert Alai arrested at gunpoint

Controversial blogger Robert Alai has been arrested over publishing ‘sensitive story’ and detained at Kamkunji police station on the morning of 18 August. According to the blogger, armed officers from the Special Crimes Prevention Unit ordered him out his vehicle at gunpoint before driving him to Kamukunji police station. "They blocked the road and ordered 2

August 19, 2017 6:15 AM Raila's staunch supporter predicts doom for NASA at Supreme Court

NASA coalition principals were on Friday night led by a team of at least 20 lawyers as they filed their petition at the Supreme Court, challenging the declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the August 8th 2017 elections. The team prepared more than 25,000 pages of interventions for the supreme court, most of which the legal team comprising of senior 2