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August 16, 2017 5:38 AM How the women nominated senators performed

Five of the 16 women nominated as senators in the 2013 election managed to clinch various elective seats in the August 8 polls. Janet Ong'era, who was Orange Democratic Movement's (ODM) nominated senator, vied for the woman representative position in Kisii County and won with 169,377 votes. Her closest rival was Aburi Dorice from Jubilee Party who garnered 5

August 14, 2017 5:03 AM Tibim! Why Raila, Nasa were walloped

Against all expectations, the boys and girls of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) appear – at first glance – to have carried out what is only Kenya’s second clean election, after the famous 2002 General Election. The two gentlemen at the head of the IEBC have been like patience on a monument, answering questions with decorum 6

August 13, 2017 5:23 AM Uhuru making changes: Who will make it to the new Cabinet?

Following his declaration as winner, President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to re-constitute his Cabinet if his win is not successfully challenged. This being his last term in office, President Kenyatta’s choice is crucial because it will shape his legacy as he exits the scene in 2022. The president will thus have to make difficult decisions that will bruise 3

August 12, 2017 8:29 PM What’s next for Kalonzo after Wiper loses control of Ukambani politics?

Election results for governor, national and county assembly seats across the Ukambani region are pointing to a gradual shift of power and diminishing influence of the dominant Wiper party. Although all Wiper MPs who defected to Jubilee lost their parliamentary seats, the party, which is led by Nasa presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka, won fewer 3

August 12, 2017 6:28 AM How Uhuru and Ruto secured re-election

It was billed as a tight contest, almost too close to call, according to pollsters. Some even predicted that the vote would end up in a run-off. But when the results were declared yesterday, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto emerged victorious with a comfortable lead over NASA flagbearer Raila Odinga. Uhuru and Ruto pulled a staggering 6

August 11, 2017 1:38 AM Nairobi City residents send half of the legislators home

The city is set to receive new faces in leadership after more than half of the members of the National Assembly were rejected in the elections. Among the new MP faces are a former comedian, a pop star and a student leader who is best remembered for rallying calls like "Tibiim!" and "Tialala!" In Dagoretti South constituency, former Reddykulass comedy 6

August 10, 2017 5:42 AM Rejected during party nominations: Independents prove a point to political parties

A number of independent candidates are poised to win against their party primaries rivals. President Mwai Kibaki's nephew, Ndiritu Murithi, became the first independent governor in Laikipia County. The former assistant minister had garnerd 98,843 votes beating the man he felt robbed him of the Jubilee Party (JP) ticket for the Laikipia governor's seat, Joshua 2

August 9, 2017 9:37 PM Five Senators set to win Governor’s seat gamble

Barring major shifts in provisional results, Kiraitu Murungi will be Meru County’s next Governor Five senators are on course to win governor’s seats while six others are seemingly headed for a loss, according to provisional results from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Barring major shifts in provisional results, Meru Senator 7

August 9, 2017 2:08 AM President Uhuru bounces back despite setbacks and scandals

NAIROBI, KENYA: The last two years have been the most difficult for the Uhuru Kenyatta presidency as his administration was plagued by a series of setbacks that the Opposition exploited to portray it in bad light. But like the mythical phoenix, he appears to have risen from the ashes if election results streaming in last night were anything to go by. Uhuru 8

August 8, 2017 2:30 PM Kamar confident of winning Uasin Gishu Senate seat

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, ELDORET, Kenya, Aug 8 – Uasin Gishu County Jubilee Party senatorial aspirant Margaret Kamar is confident of winning in Tuesday’s election. Speaking to Capital FM News, Kamar expressed confidence she would trounce her four other competitors with a huge margin. She urged the Uasin Gishu community to continue maintaining peace in the last phase 19