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June 24, 2017 10:33 AM OPINION: Independent candidates are the true enemies of Kenya

Kenyan politicians never believe in a process they pretend to respect. Each election cycle, political parties are conjured up like kindergarten magic only to disappear for four years. Without established political parties, we will never develop national culture to be proud of. True political parties belong to its membership and with developed strategies

June 24, 2017 8:14 AM Otieno, Mwangi 100m win 100m at trials but fall short of Worlds time

World Championships qualifying time proved elusive for Kenya's 100m athletes with Mark Otieno and Freshia Mwangi's victories falling short at the Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday. Otieno, who had during the nationals set a new national record of 10.14 seconds won the race in 10.36, failing strike the required time of 10.12. Peter Mwai came in second

June 24, 2017 8:11 AM Colombia's ELN frees two Dutch journalists

Officials say Derk Bolt and Eugenio Marie, abducted earlier this week, released in rural area in Norte de Santander. Colombia's Marxist ELN fighters have released two Dutch journalists they had captured earlier this week, according to officials. The ombudsman office, which handles human-rights-related issues, wrote on Twitter on Saturday that the ELN, or the National 2

June 24, 2017 6:22 AM NASA is dividing country along tribal lines, says President Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta has accused the National Super Alliance (NASA) of seeking to divide the country along tribal lines. Speaking at roadside rallies in Meru County, the President said NASA had demonstrated its main concern were the 10 million voters it claims are supporting the Opposition and not the whole population of 45 million Kenyans. He said NASA leader 1

June 24, 2017 5:55 AM Uhuru: NASA is dividing country along tribal lines

President Uhuru Kenyatta has accused the National Super Alliance (NASA) of seeking to divide the country along tribal lines. Speaking at roadside rallies in Meru County, the President said NASA had demonstrated its main concern were the 10 million voters it claims are supporting the Opposition and not the whole population of 45 million Kenyans. He said NASA leader 3

June 24, 2017 4:13 AM Tributes pour in for Botswana’s Sir Ketumile Masire

Politicians from at home and abroad led the tributes as Botswana mourned the passing of former President Sir Ketumile Masire. “He had the charisma, people would come and follow his rallies. This man had the gift of the gab,” said former Speaker of the National Assembly Margaret Nasha. That charisma, combined with discipline, focus, democracy and a deep understanding 2

June 24, 2017 12:00 AM Brexit one year on: how Brussels sees it

It’s simply business as usual for a strangely unobsessed European Commission The message from Brussels to London after Theresa May’s election drubbing was simple: “We are ready to talk as soon as you are.” The talks duly opened on June 19th. They were more about procedure and timing than substance, and there was little commentary, publicly anyway, beyond 5

June 23, 2017 9:00 PM Opposition wins big in Court of Appeal landmark ruling over presidential results

In a watershed ruling, The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court decision that presidential results declared at the constituency level will be final. Appellate judges Patrick Kiage, William Ouko and Agnes Murgor ruled as unconstitutional, the powers allowing the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to alter or vary the results electronically 1

June 23, 2017 7:09 PM Court of Appeal affirms High Court decision on Presidential results

Presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s coalition won another round against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) when the Court of Appeal ruled that elections results announced at constituency level will be final. Friday, the IEBC suffered a major setback after a five-judge bench affirmed the High Court’s decision that results declared

June 23, 2017 6:54 PM Chaos and fraud part and parcel of Kenya’s political campaigns

This week has been ablaze with the “usual” political intrigue, slurs and accusations that is a mainstay of election campaigning in Kenya. Just within a week, ruling coalition Jubilee has called for the arrest of NASA candidate Raila Odinga for alleged hate speech and the Opposition coalition wants to move to court to block the printing of ballot boxes