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October 17, 2017 9:04 PM ICC confirms receipt of petition to probe Raila, Kalonzo over anti-IEBC chaos

The International Criminal Court has confirmed receiving a petition seeking to have two top Opposition leaders investigated for inflammatory conduct, among other crimes. Last week, two Kenyans moved to The Hague-based court and formally asked ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to investigate National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo

October 17, 2017 2:42 PM ICC has Raila-Kalonzo probe petition, will issue verdict

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The International Criminal Court (ICC) has acknowledged receipt of a petition seeking to have it investigate National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka for incitement. In a response to the petition filed by a Canadian lawyer David Jacobs, the ICC’s 1

October 17, 2017 11:34 AM Cofek tells IEBC election will divide the country

Pressure is mounting on the electoral agency to postpone the October 26 repeat presidential election. Consumer Federation of Kenya (Cofek) wants electoral commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati to delay the elections to a later date that will be agreeable by all participating candidates. In an interview on Tuesday, Cofek Secretary General Stephen Mutoro 3

October 17, 2017 7:09 AM Court lifts demo ban in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa CBDs

By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The High Court has temporarily lifted the ban placed on demonstrations within the Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu Central Business Districts by Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi. It has also prohibited the arrest of the National Super Alliance Chief Executive Norman Magaya over the property damage 2

October 17, 2017 6:43 AM Forms 34A, B back in focus as court rules on Chebukati role

By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Supreme Court will on Tuesday morning render judgement on how the Returning Officer in the presidential election is meant to verify results from the polling station and constituency. It could also choose to send the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chair Wafula Chebukati down to a lower court 3

October 17, 2017 5:39 AM Anti-IEBC protesters back in the streets

Opposition supporters are back in the streets to push for electoral reforms even after National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga pulled out of repeat presidential poll. In Mombasa, police in full anti-riot gear lobbed teargas canisters to disperse the demonstrators. Businesses along Moi Avenue were shut as police dispersed the protesters who were energised 3

October 16, 2017 7:04 PM Ekuru Aukot: Raila will not stop me from participating in repeat presidential poll

Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has hit out at Opposition leader, Raila Odinga, ten days to the repeat election scheduled to take place on October 26. He said on Monday that Raila represents past politics and such should be routed out for the good of the country. Dr Aukot added that he does not care what the National Super Alliance 1

October 16, 2017 6:19 PM Death, business disruption grace Nasa protests

A Form Four student became the latest victim of clashes between opposition protesters and the police in Kisumu after he was shot dead during Monday’s demonstrations against the electoral commission. In Mombasa, at least three people were arrested as police used tear gas to disperse the National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters who were demonstrating 4

October 16, 2017 5:39 PM Ekuru Aokot: Raila will not stop me from participating in repeat presidential poll

Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aokot has hit out at Opposition leader, Raila Odinga, ten days to the repeat election scheduled to take place on October 26. He said on Monday that Raila represents past politics and such should be routed out for the good of the country. Dr Ekuru added that he does not care what the National Super Alliance 1

October 16, 2017 4:35 PM Ministry defends rollout pace of new curriculum

The government has defended the new curriculum, saying it was validated at a national conference in January. Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang, in an affidavit opposing a petition by a university lecturer, told a Mombasa court the conference on curriculum reforms was attended by various stakeholders. Mr Eric Mugambi wants the Education ministry 2