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August 21, 2017 8:12 AM IBEC CEO Ezra Chiloba says they are ready to conduct second elections if needed

IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba has said that they can hold polls for the second time if needed. Mr Chiloba said this during an interview with KTN reporter Sofia Wanuna at the Bomas of Kenya. "I think the question would be, would the country be ready to conduct another election? When we get there of course we should be able to do what the law requires us to do." This is after 10

August 20, 2017 9:01 PM IEBC officials held for trying to 'alter' election results

Three people, including two electoral agency officials, were at the weekend arrested for trying to 'change' results of the polls at a tallying centre in Nairobi. Sixteen presidential ballot boxes were destroyed and materials reportedly altered during the incident on Saturday. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials, a deputy 5

August 20, 2017 9:00 PM NASA cites 62 constituencies as having discrepancies

At least 27 counties had polling stations where vote rigging occurred, according to the Opposition's presidential election petition. And on Sunday, the petitioners, Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka, publicly notified the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), its chairman Wafula Chebukati and President Uhuru Kenyatta, who are the first 4

August 20, 2017 5:25 PM NASA raises concerns over death of second IEBC official

National Super Alliance (NASA) co-principal, Musalia Mudavadi, has raised the red flag over the death of a second Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) official one day after the commission’s ICT Director, Chris Msando, was laid to rest in his Lifunga Kobiero rural home in Ugenya, Siaya County. Speaking at Milimani Guest House after 6

August 20, 2017 3:29 PM Mudavadi, Wetang’ula ready to lead Opposition in 2022 presidential elections

Amani National Congress (ANC) and Ford Kenya leaders say they are equal to the task of leading the opposition for the 2022 presidential elections. According to an MoU signed between the affiliate parties, ODM leader, Raila Odinga was expected to serve for one term and hand over the mantle to his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka of Wiper Democratic Movement 5

August 20, 2017 8:14 AM Rights activist Kiai briefly detained at JKIA

Human rights activist Maina Kiai was Sunday morning briefly detained at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in unclear circumstances. "Mr Kiai was detained for almost two hours at the JKIA this morning at 0645 hrs. "He was prevented from leaving the country. The immigration officer attempted to confiscate his passport without giving reasons 4

August 20, 2017 6:45 AM Relaxed Jubilee politicians ignoring tough complaints in NASA's petition

A good number of Jubilee MPs and Senators have come out to dismiss the presidential elections petition filed on Friday by the NASA coalition legal team at the Supreme Court to an extent that they have declared that they will overthrow the matter in court. The Jubilee politicians have treated the case by NASA with disregard saying the volumes of work to be served 2

August 20, 2017 6:15 AM Raila, Nasa vow to defend their election ‘victory’

National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga on Saturday said he would fight to defend his election “victory” regardless of the outcome of a petition lodged at the Supreme Court. During the funeral of Christopher Msando on Saturday, Mr Odinga said Kenyans would not let the slain Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT chief down. Also at the funeral 5

August 20, 2017 6:15 AM IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando was killed because of elections, says Raila

National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have claimed that former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT manager Chris Msando was killed after he refused to surrender a password that was to used to rig the presidential elections. The Alliance’s presidential candidate, Raila Odinga and co-principals Moses Wetang’ula and Musalia Mudavadi 2

August 20, 2017 5:15 AM IEBC bosses lobby want say in choosing poll petition lawyers

Behind the scenes, top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials were battling to have a say in the appointment of lawyers who will represent them in the petition lodged by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory. The petition, which was filed on August 18 by Nasa presidential candidate 4