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November 2, 2017 5:46 AM Kabogo to fork out Sh100m for invading prime Westlands plot

Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo addressing the media at his residence in Kiambu on August 9, 2017 after losing his seat. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU By SAM KIPLAGAT Former Kiambu governor William Kabogo has been slapped with Sh100 million costs for illegally occupying a parcel of land in Nairobi’s Westlands. Further, Justice Elijah Obaga directed Mr Kabogo 157

October 31, 2017 10:29 PM Paris agreement targets leave 'alarming gap' to slow climate change: UN report

Canada has no immediate plans to raise emission cutting targets, despite UN pressure Canada has no immediate plans to raise its targets for cutting emissions, despite pressure from the United Nations to step it up or risk the failure of the Paris climate change agreement. In the 2015 Paris accord, 196 countries, including Canada, agreed to set national 35

October 31, 2017 9:05 PM Hits and misses in Raila Odinga's political gambles

History will judge the prudence of the gamble Raila Odinga took in his last-minute decision to boycott last week's repeat presidential election, giving Uhuru Kenyatta an easy ride to a possible second term in office. Opinion has been divided over Raila’s decision, which many viewed as having been calculated to scuttle the repeat poll once it became apparent 29

October 31, 2017 4:53 PM Kenyans react after Raila Odinga speaks on Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election

Kenyans have elicited mixed reactions after Opposition leader Raila Odinga spoke on President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election. Some hit out at Raila saying that he was misled by Siaya Senator James Orengo in asking supporters to boycott the repeat presidential poll. Others lauded the former Prime Minister indicating that he was the father of democracy in Kenya 19

October 31, 2017 3:37 PM NCCK: Create office for opposition leader

Protestant churches have called for a change in law to create the positions of the office of the official leader of opposition, as well as that of a prime minister and two deputies. The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK) on Tuesday said the additional positions – to be created through Parliament or a referendum – will help promote inclusivity 29

October 31, 2017 3:19 PM We exposed tyranny of numbers in Jubilee to be fraud, says Raila Odinga

The National Super Alliance (NASA) has termed the October 26 repeat presidential election a meaningless exercise that should be forgotten. Addressing the country after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared Uhuru Kenyatta winner on Monday, NASA leader Raila Odinga said it was time for his movement to begin the essential task of making 26

October 31, 2017 2:56 PM Churches want return of Prime Minister post

The National Council of Churches of Kenya wants the creation of positions of Prime Minister and two Deputy Prime Ministers. The move, the council says, will unite the country and end the current political impasse. Speaking during a press conference, NCCK Secretary General, Reverend Canon Peter Karanja called on Parliament to amend the constitution to create 114

October 31, 2017 2:30 AM Kenyan Election Authority in Disarray a Week Before Repeat Vote

Preparations for Kenya’s presidential election rerun next week are in disarray after a top official of the commission organizing the vote resigned and fled the East African nation and its chairman said his efforts to ensure a credible ballot are being thwarted. Roselyn Akombe quit the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission, citing issues including 34

October 30, 2017 12:35 PM Governors, Raila mourn ‘peacemaker’ Bishop Korir

By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 30 – Council of Governors Chairman Josphat Nanok says Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir who died Monday will be remembered as the unsung hero, especially on peace. In his message of condolences, Nanok who is also the Turkana Governor recalled how Bishop Korir played a key role in restoration of peace in the North 16

October 27, 2017 6:34 PM Presidential election rerun postponed in western Kenya

Electoral body to announce new date for voting in four counties as sporadic political violence claims another life. Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya's electoral commission has postponed for the second time in two days the presidential election rerun in some parts of the country's western region over security concerns. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission 20