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May 23, 2017 5:24 AM Ousted South Korean President Park goes on trial

Park Geun-hye denies all 18 charges against her in first court appearance since impeachment over power abuse scandal. South Korea's ousted President Park Geun-Hye has attended the first formal hearing of her corruption trial over a scandal that ignited mass protests and led to her downfall. There are 18 charges against Park, the country's first democratically 3

May 22, 2017 7:17 PM Choose between Muthama and I, Kalonzo tells Raila

Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has drawn NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga into his feud with Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama. Kalonzo has said Raila will at some point have to choose between him and "other people" in an apparent reference to Mr Muthama with whom he has fallen out. “Tuikwenda andu meuneena kithyomo kitesikie ukamba. Either 1

May 22, 2017 1:25 PM Kiambu governor, Kabogo gets a JOB after his massive loss in the Jubilee nominations

Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has been appointed as the Council of Governors' chief whip weeks after losing in the Jubilee nominations. The governor was appointed on Monday, May 22 at a meeting where the next leadership of the Council of Governors was elected. Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok was elected as the new Council of Governors Chairman replacing

May 21, 2017 6:51 PM President Uhuru’s campaign machine revealed

Jubilee Party has cast its net far and wide to craft a formidable campaign team for its presidential candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta. Party functionaries, regional pointmen, trusted aides and close relatives are playing different roles in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election campaign. Top party officials are leading operations from the party’s headquarters 1

May 21, 2017 5:05 AM Young MP in trouble for ‘eating’ big man’s daughter

A youthful politician from Western Kenya who lost in the recent party nominations should blame his randy ways for his woes, if word on the footpaths is to be believed. According to our snitch, the voluble fellow got himself into deep trouble when he had sex with a senior politician’s daughter in a car during a night vigil at the funeral of the big man’s 7

May 20, 2017 11:03 PM Unease in Jubilee as William Ruto hand seen in nominations

Deputy President William Ruto’s high profile presence at the unveiling of Polycarp Igathe as Mike Sonko’s running mate for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat last week is the latest pointer to his immense influence on the Jubilee Party line-up for the August election and beyond. Whereas Mr Ruto’s presence at the function may have been viewed against the fact that he is the Jubilee 10

May 20, 2017 11:03 PM Rise of of independent candidates rattles Jubilee camp

The twin meetings of rival teams of aspirants from Mt Kenya region at Nairobi’s Kasarani Sports Stadium and Sweetwaters Tented Camp in Nanyuki sets the stage for a titanic battle over which camp assumes the front row in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election. The resurgence of independent candidates riding on a grievance narrative that last month’s Jubilee 11

May 20, 2017 9:01 PM Uhuru and Ruto face dilemma over wave of independents

The political force created by independent candidates in Central Kenya and Rift Valley has placed President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto at a crossroads, even as they prepare to hit the road in their re-election bid. By uniting under the Kenya Association of Independent Candidates (KAIC) with the mighty display of numbers as was witnessed

May 19, 2017 7:03 AM Jubilee party officials criticise Raphael Tuju

Jubilee officials have accused the party's secretariat of running it down. During a meeting in Murang'a, officials from 11 counties demanded that they be involved in President Uhuru's re-election campaign and accused the Tuju-led secretariat of sidelining them during last month's party nominations. They claimed that the party had collected millions of shillings 21

May 15, 2017 9:12 PM Woman Rep Tiyah Galgalo in fight for political survival

Unlike other counties where there is a scramble for the Woman Representative’s seat, in Isiolo, the situation is different. Only four candidates will square it out for the position in the August 8 General Election. The contest pits incumbent Tiyah Galgalo, a former state corporation chairperson Ms Rehema Dida Jaldesa, Mrs Betsy Kaari Mburugu (a former 3