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October 31, 2017 9:05 PM Results for this year’s KCPE could be announced this month

The results for this year’ Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination could be announced this month, the Kenya National Examinations Council has said. George Magoha, the chairman of the council, said Knec had procured 20 machines at a cost of Sh100 million to enhance marking of scripts. According to Prof Magoha, acquisition of the automated Optical 39

October 28, 2017 6:23 AM IEBC officials in Nyanza face tough penalties

Police are investigating the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials in constituencies where election did not take place. Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet Friday said some Returning Officers and Presiding Officers, their deputies and clerks disappeared to sabotage the election. The areas affected include six constituencies 43

October 27, 2017 10:39 PM Poll postponement met with celebrations

Faced with an unrelentingly hostile ground, the electoral agency last evening postponed indefinitely the planned repeat presidential election in four Nyanza counties. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati, in an address at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi, attributed the postponement to the security situation on the ground 33

October 27, 2017 7:18 AM TALES OF COURAGE: From street boy to MP

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age-American Actress, Sophia Loren. 29-year-old South Mugirango MP, Sylvanus Osoro has defeated age and stereotypes to achieve success in politics. His life is a perfect 80

October 26, 2017 11:24 AM Slow start to voting exercise as NASA supporters stay away

After heavy rains in many parts of the country, Kenyans woke up to the much-awaited repeat presidential election. With the withdrawal of the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga on October 10, there are those who will vote and those who will not vote. On September 1, Kenya's Supreme Court made a landmark ruling that annulled 33

October 26, 2017 7:59 AM No voting in parts of Nyanza as Nasa supporters stage anti-poll demos

Voting did not take off in the morning in some parts of Nyanza as election officials failed to turn up for work over security and safety fears. In some areas, officials could not distribute materials as youths blocked roads to prevent the election from taking place. Homa Bay County Returning Officer Michael Kosgey told journalists that the poll had failed 31

October 26, 2017 7:24 AM Low voter turnout in Kisii as CS Fred Matiang’i assures Kenyans of security

Kisii County has experienced low voter turnout in most polling stations. Youths have kept off most polling stations with the elderly already casting their votes. By 9am, less than 100 voters had cast their votes in most polling centers. Acting Interior and Cordination Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i cast his vote at Manga Girls Secondary School promising 11

October 23, 2017 7:14 PM Politicians driving Kenya into ditch: diplomats

Foreign envoys on Monday sent out a tough warning to politicians, saying they risk driving the country into a ditch. They asked leaders to resolve their disagreements through the courts, saying solutions to Kenya’s current challenges must be found in its Constitution, not outside it. “Kenyans — and particularly Kenya’s politicians — should be careful 33

October 23, 2017 9:07 AM Six hospitalized after Nakuru building collapse

At least six people have been admitted in hospital after a four storey building collapsed in Nakuru Town. Witnesses say the 20 year old building in the Nakuru Central Business District had been ear marked for demolition two days earlier after tenants noticed cracks on its wall. Among those that sustained injuries in the late evening incident is one person 7

October 21, 2017 9:04 PM Uhuru, Raila hidden cards as date with destiny approaches

It will be a week of long knives as Jubilee and NASA prepare to unleash the trump cards they have been hiding all along in the race to capture the country’s political power beneath each other’s feet. In what is expected to be a tense political week, each side is marshaling its supporters, lawyers and strategists for a final duel that may change the course 34