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June 20, 2017 9:00 PM Peter Kenneth blames DP Ruto for defeat

Nairobi governor candidate Peter Kenneth has dragged Deputy President William Ruto into Nairobi County's charged politics. A day after his rival Senator Mike Sonko (Nairobi) asked him to shelve his political ambitions, Mr Kenneth, who is running as an independent candidate, said the DP had a hand in his miserable performance in the Jubilee Party primaries 3

June 19, 2017 5:27 AM NASA: We will not go to Dubai, presidential candidate demands that IEBC shuts Uhuru and Raila

The NASA coalition luminary and presidential candidate Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta lack the moral authority to examine the conduct of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) especially in the award of tender for printing ballot papers. This is according to Prof. Michael Wainaina who is an independent candidate in the presidency 1

June 16, 2017 8:38 AM Jubilee nomination of Rachel Nyamai quashed

The Court of Appeal has quashed Jubilee Party’s direct nomination of Rachel Nyamai as its parliamentary candidate for Kitui South. A three-judge bench on Friday morning ordered the party to conduct nominations in the constituency within 48 hours. Judges Paul Kariuki, Agnes Murgor and Stephen Kairu overturned the ruling of justice Aggrey Muchelule who had upheld 2

June 11, 2017 9:00 PM It’s king versus warrior in the fight for Meru governor seat

A clash between youth and experience, political alignments and aspirations of the community occupying Kenya’s most fertile county has caused the race for governor to be the most lively contest in the Mt Kenya region. Crowded the race might be, but it remains largely a two-horse race between the incumbent, Peter Munya, 48, and his former political ally and Meru Senator 3

June 11, 2017 6:47 AM President Kenyatta rallies supporters to deliver decisive Jubilee victory

By PSCU, ELDORET, Kenya, Jun 11- President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday said no Jubilee supporter should miss to vote on August 8 to ensure the party wins decisively. He said this as he rallied supporters in the populous North Rift counties of Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet. The President, who started his tour of the region with a rally in Chesongoch in Elgeyo 1

June 10, 2017 6:38 PM Buzeki refuses to step down for Mandago

Kiprop Bundotich alias Buzeki says he will continue to vie for Uasin Gishu governor seat as an independent candidate. Deputy President Wi?liam Ruto had earlier asked Mr. Bundotich to shelve his bid and fall behind incumbent Governor Jackson Mandago. William Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta categorically told independent candidates who left Jubilee after 4

June 10, 2017 1:57 PM Government to compensate fluorspar land owners

By PSCU, CHEPKORIO, Kenya, Jun 10 – The government will compensate landowners in the Kerio Valley who were affected by fluorspar mining, President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced. The President directed the Cabinet Secretary for Mining, Dan Kazungu, to visit the area and address the long-standing issue. The government is expected to make a payout of at least 3

June 9, 2017 4:30 AM Wavinya Ndeti’s supporters react after IEBC cancels her nomination

Wiper supporters in Machakos have reacted with fury to the disqualification of Wavinya Ndeti as the party’s governorship candidate as Ms Ndeti said her lawyers are launching an appeal. Ms Ndeti named Senator Johnson Muthama, Governor Alfred Mutua and Wamunyu Ward MCA Kyalo Kyuli as the people behind her troubles and exuded confidence that she will overcome 1

June 8, 2017 9:00 PM IEBC deals Wavinya Ndeti fatal blow in Machakos gubernatorial race

By RACHEAL MBURU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 8 – Wavinya Ndeti has been knocked out of the Machakos gubernatorial race for being a member of two political parties. The IEBC nominations disputes tribunal chaired by Wafula Chebukati has nullified Wavinya’s nomination as the Wiper candidate after establishing that she is still a member of her Chama Cha Uzalendo 7

June 7, 2017 6:34 PM The Latest: McConnell praises Trump’s FBI pick

The top Republican in the Senate says the “impressive credentials” of President Donald Trump’s pick for FBI director make him more than ready for the “sober task” of leading the FBI. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement Wednesday that the job of FBI director is difficult, but he’s confident that Christopher Wray “is more than qualified 15