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April 23, 2017 12:17 PM IEBC rejects request by political parties to extend primaries deadline

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) , Chairpersons of National Election Boards and Secretaries General of all political parties conducting primaries had a meeting on April 23 to discuss the status of political party primaries and the electoral code of conduct. The meeting reflected on the status of party primaries so far and the commitment

April 23, 2017 9:24 AM Governor Mutua welcomes jubilee losers to Maendeleo chap chap

Maendeleo Chap Chap Party leader Alfred Mutua has urged aspirants who feel short-changed in the ongoing parties' primaries to join his outfit. "If things have not worked out well in the primaries for one reason or the other, just join MCC," he said. The Machakos Governor said the law allowed party hopping up to May 8. "The law is clear on the issue and I welcome

April 22, 2017 9:31 PM Interference with Jubilee secretariat led to messed up primaries

The chaos and confusion that marked the Jubilee Party nominations across the country on Friday was the culmination of turf wars at the secretariat and warning signs that were ignored for months, the Sunday Nation has learnt. This came as Deputy President William Ruto held crisis talks — one of a series since Friday — at the party headquarters in Pangani

April 22, 2017 9:00 PM Aspirants demand refund of money spent in campaigns

Aspirants were left ruing wastage of resources worth millions of shillings in the wake of the cancelled Jubilee Party nominations. The aspirants, who would now be required to dig deeper into their pockets to finance campaigns for the repeat exercise, say the rescheduling of the nominations has extra financial needs. Yesterday, former Devolution Cabinet

April 22, 2017 4:59 PM Jubilee Party announces dates for repeat nominations

Jubilee nominations flopped amid claims of bribery, ballots tampering and intimidation. This led to a total recall of the primaries held on Friday, 21 April by the Jubilee Party Head of Secretariat Raphael Tuju. Monday: Nairobi, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kirinyaga, Bomet and Nandi. Tuesday: Lamu, Wajir, Mandera, Marsabit, Turkana, Samburu, Kilifi, tana river

April 22, 2017 12:21 PM Uhuru blames turnout for shambolic Jubilee primaries

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday said under-preparedness caused the chaos and confusion in Friday's Jubilee primaries. During a press briefing at State House in Nairobi the President said shortage of voting materials was due to a huge voter turnout. He said the party cancelled the entire nominations exercise, "because doing anything to the contrary

April 21, 2017 9:11 PM Tuju cancels shambolic primaries countrywide

After the initial cancellation in 17 counties, the party headquarters last evening owned up to the disastrous start and cancelled the nominations in all the 21 counties that were scheduled to hold the primaries yesterday. The nominations were to be held in Kirinyaga, Elgeyo Marakwet, Meru, Uasin Gishu, Baringo, Bomet, Laikipia, Murang’a, Tharaka Nithi

April 21, 2017 8:17 PM Malombe hits out at Musila for 'lying'

Governor Julius Malombe has accused his rival, Senator David Musila, of lying to people that he influenced his nomination as the party's governor candidate in 2013. Speaking at Musila's Migwani home-turf in Mwingi West, Malombe revealed that the Wiper chairman implored the party members to suggest former Kitui South MP Isaac Muoki as the ideal choice

April 20, 2017 9:40 PM Bomet County Jubilee nominations adjourned

The Jubilee Party has pushed Bomet County nominations from Friday April 21 to Tuesday April 25 over what aspirants termed as shoddy preparations. Gubernatorial aspirant Joyce Laboso said there were challenges including delivery of few voting materials as well as missing names of some aspirants from the ballot papers. “We are anticipating a turnout of more than 70% in the nominations

April 20, 2017 8:58 PM Big names at risk of losing seats as Jubilee holds polls

Two gubernatorial aspirants have quit Jubilee amid rigging claims ahead of high stakes party nominations in Mt Kenya region today. Murang’a gubernatorial aspirant Moses Mwangi and Isiolo Senator Mohamed Kuti said they had left the party over fears of unfair nominations. Mathira parliamentary aspirant Rigathi Gachagua said he was confident the party would 1