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November 1, 2017 5:22 AM Why Raila decision to stay in politics worries allies

A revelation by Raila Odinga that he will only quit politics once Jubilee is sent packing, has sent shock-waves among some opposition leaders. On Monday night, a day after the opposition Chief made the declaration in Kawangware, some NASA MPS from Western Kenya were heard deliberating at a city hotel what the announcement meant for their region 8

October 31, 2017 1:42 PM Over 1mn candidates sit KCPE exams amid tight security

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31 – This year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams kicked off smoothly across the country on Tuesday morning with over a million candidates sitting for their Mathematics, English Language and Composition papers. Distribution of examination materials across the country began at dawn with candidates 14

October 25, 2017 10:28 AM Raila's advice to voters ahead of repeat poll

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga led his team to Kitui and Makueni counties, urging residents to boycott Thursday’s repeat presidential election. Mr Odinga urged the Kamba to heed the call by opposition leaders, including his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu, by staying away from polling stations in order 17

October 24, 2017 3:58 PM Nasa ponders way forward after 'failed' protest

National Super Alliance legislators were on Tuesday forced to call off their anti-IEBC protests in Nairobi city centre as they retreated to the drawing board after being driven out by police. Led by Siaya Senator James Orengo and Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi, the lawmakers were dispersed as they tried to make their way to the CBD and Anniversary Towers, the headquarters 14

October 23, 2017 5:50 AM NASA tells IEBC to call off election whose outcome is pre-determined

Opposition leaders have asked the electoral commission to postpone the coming election due to poor preparations. NASA leader Raila Odinga, who spoke in Trans Nzoia County on Sunday, said his group would not participate in an election whose outcome is pre-determined. “The IEBC chairman has already admitted he cannot guarantee free, fair, and credible 13

October 18, 2017 3:24 PM Raila declares more demonstrations on October 26

The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader also announced major countrywide anti-Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) demonstrations on October 26 - the date of repeat polls. Raila said the Electoral agency’s Commissioner Roselyne Akombe's resignation is just a tip of the iceberg and has now vindicated them of their claims against the commission 8

October 17, 2017 8:10 PM I’m ready for talks on fair poll, says Raila

Nasa leader Raila Odinga has said he is ready for talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta, but pointed out that they should be on a free and fair election and not a coalition government. Mr Odinga made the remarks as he announced the suspension of the anti-Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) demonstrations. He said the National Super Alliance 8

October 17, 2017 9:26 AM Ruto slams NASA demands after Raila poll withdrawal

By DPPS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – Deputy President William Ruto has asked the NASA leadership to stop issuing demands if they had withdrawn from the October 26 repeat elections. Ruto asked how a party that had claimed to have withdrawn from the election can issue new demands on who should print the ballot papers, mode of result transmission, appointment 15

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 8

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 10