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August 16, 2017 9:15 PM CJ Maraga faces biggest case since being sworn in

Nasa has until Friday to file its presidential election petition, kick-starting a 14-day process in the Supreme Court. It will also be Chief Justice David Maraga’s biggest case yet since he was sworn in in October last year. He took the oath of office with his deputy, Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu, and Justice Isaac Lenaola, joining judges Mohamed Ibrahim

August 16, 2017 8:22 AM Government suspends clampdown on NGOs after the police and KRA officers raid AfriCOG offices in Lavington, Nairobi

Hours after police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers on Wednesday morning raided Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) offices in Lavington, Nairobi, the Government beat a retreat and acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i asked the NGO Coordination Board to immediately halt its moves against the civil society. Matiang’i’s order

August 15, 2017 8:48 AM Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago says NASA helped him get re-elected

Uasin Gishu governor-elect Jackson Mandago has praised the National Super Alliance for helping him to retain his seat. Mandago, who garnered 191,467 votes against Bundotich Zedekiah Kiprop 'Buzeki' (148,121) in the just-ended polls, said his endorsement by the Opposition camp boosted his campaign. "I want to congratulate the NASA team for saying 'Mandago 1

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 2

August 13, 2017 9:06 PM Raila calls strike as uneasy calm returns

An uneasy calm on Sunday settled on parts of Nairobi and Kisumu which had been hit by post-election protests even as normality returned to many parts of the country. As businesses contemplated opening on Monday, National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga called on supporters to boycott work to protest what he said was the stealing of the election and a heavy-handed 1

August 13, 2017 9:00 PM State officials get pay cut in latest bid to tame wage bill

Election officials have been handed a pay cut just days after conducting the General Election. In a Kenya Gazette notice on Friday, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) said top officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will now ear Sh747,461, down from Sh765,188 month. SRC chairperson Sarah Serem gazetted the changes 4

August 13, 2017 9:00 PM President Uhuru, DP Ruto to be sworn in on August 29

President Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn in for his second and last term in office on August 29 if his victory is not challenged in the Supreme Court. According to the law, the President-elect and his deputy are to be inaugurated on the Tuesday following the 14th date of the declaration of presidential election results, if no petition is filed. This means 3

August 13, 2017 9:00 PM State House: Police will not spare violent protestors

State House has said police will do everything within their powers to restore law and order disrupted by post-election protests. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s spokesman, Manoah Esipisu, said police would not spare anyone involved in destruction of property and endangering other people’s lives in the course of street protests triggered by Friday’s declaration 3

August 13, 2017 1:02 PM Raila Odinga addresses supporters in Kibra, calls for work boycott on Monday

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that the National Super Alliance (NASA) will announce the next move on Tuesday, August 15 after disputing election results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday night. Raila, flanked by Siaya Senator-elect James Orengo and Kibra MP-elect Ken Okoth accused the Government

August 13, 2017 7:40 AM The 9-year-old killed in Mathare Estate

Teachers and pupils at Mathare primary school will be without Moraa Nyarangi, a class four pupil killed by a stray bullet when police confronted protestors in Mathare estate in Nairobi. She died on the spot as a bullet hit her on the chest ending her good time with her friends whom she played with at the third floor balcony of their rented one room home. Her father 2