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October 16, 2017 7:04 PM Ekuru Aukot: Raila will not stop me from participating in repeat presidential poll

Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has hit out at Opposition leader, Raila Odinga, ten days to the repeat election scheduled to take place on October 26. He said on Monday that Raila represents past politics and such should be routed out for the good of the country. Dr Aukot added that he does not care what the National Super Alliance

October 16, 2017 6:19 PM Death, business disruption grace Nasa protests

A Form Four student became the latest victim of clashes between opposition protesters and the police in Kisumu after he was shot dead during Monday’s demonstrations against the electoral commission. In Mombasa, at least three people were arrested as police used tear gas to disperse the National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters who were demonstrating

October 16, 2017 5:39 PM Ekuru Aokot: Raila will not stop me from participating in repeat presidential poll

Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aokot has hit out at Opposition leader, Raila Odinga, ten days to the repeat election scheduled to take place on October 26. He said on Monday that Raila represents past politics and such should be routed out for the good of the country. Dr Ekuru added that he does not care what the National Super Alliance

October 16, 2017 4:35 PM Ministry defends rollout pace of new curriculum

The government has defended the new curriculum, saying it was validated at a national conference in January. Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang, in an affidavit opposing a petition by a university lecturer, told a Mombasa court the conference on curriculum reforms was attended by various stakeholders. Mr Eric Mugambi wants the Education ministry

October 16, 2017 1:53 PM Excessive use of force by police only pushing Uhuru into Raila's trap

A member of parliament allied to the Jubilee party has angrily criticised acting Interior CS Fred Matiang'i for the ongoing police killings of NASA protesters. Cherangany MP Joshua Kutuny has criticised the police brutality meted on the opposition supporters, leading to the killing of several of them. In a statement, Kutuny said the killings only serve

October 16, 2017 1:34 PM Police recover guns and bullets in house believed to belong to top NASA financier

Police officers on Monday,October 16 ,raided the auspicious Muthaiga home of NASA financier and Kenyan billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi,TUKO.co.ke has learnt. The morning raid came just hours after police recovered five AK-47 guns and several rounds of ammunition from a Malindi home believed to be belong to the billionaire. Ownership of the Malindi home was confirmed

October 16, 2017 10:16 AM Nasa supporters back to the streets

NASA supporters in Kisumu and Mombasa defied acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi’s ban on demonstrations and returned to the streets to demand reforms at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC before a fresh election is held. In Kisumu, the protesters marched through the city, chanting slogans against IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba 2

October 16, 2017 9:59 AM NASA CEO in hiding after police threaten to arrest him

The NASA CEO Norman Magaya has gone into hiding after Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i swore to take him to court. The Opposition official is said to have gone underground since Thursday, October 12 with police hunting him down to no avail. According to the Standard, police have been trying to arrest him by visiting places he frequents 2

October 16, 2017 9:10 AM NASA supporters on streets in anti-IEBC protests

Security has been intensified in major cities in the country as anti-IEBC demonstrations begin in most parts of the country. The anti-IEBC protests being pushed by National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have now entered the fourth week even after acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i said the demos are not allowed in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa CBDs. NASA supporters 2

October 16, 2017 8:07 AM Rights groups call for probe into protestors killings

Two human rights groups are calling for a probe into alleged police brutality on opposition protestors. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch claim that police have killed at least 33 people and injured hundreds in Nairobi during demos sparked off by the disputed August 8 presidential poll results. This is according to a 37-page joint report titled 1