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October 31, 2017 10:17 AM Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta Election Victory

The declaration of President Kenyatta as the winner of the repeat presidential election boycotted by his main challenger Raila Odinga will today kick off a series of legal activities that could go up to February 2018. This morning, Mr Odinga is expected to make an announcement of what he will do next, with multiple accounts suggesting a possible petition 10

October 31, 2017 10:13 AM This is why recent political events should worry all of you

Over the weekend a group of women came out in support of Kandara MP Alice Wahome after she was seen on tape assaulting a returning officer. The women claimed she was being unfairly targeted by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and insisted that the election official was the one who had broken the law. Led by Kigumo MP Ruth Wangari they MPs, they were strident 8

October 31, 2017 7:01 AM IEBC gazettes Uhuru's poll win

It is now official: The electoral commission has gazetted President Uhuru Kenyatta and his running mate William Ruto as winners in the October 26 fresh presidential poll. The declaration was done by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati through gazette notice 10808. In the poll, President Kenyatta garnered 7,483, 895 votes 12

October 31, 2017 6:47 AM Uhuru's poll win: What next?

The declaration of President Kenyatta as the winner of the repeat presidential election boycotted by his main challenger Raila Odinga will today kick off a series of legal activities that could go up to February 2018. This morning, Mr Odinga is expected to make an announcement of what he will do next, with multiple accounts suggesting a possible petition 10

October 30, 2017 3:09 PM Uhuru Kenyatta wins repeat election with 7.4 million votes

While the IEBC verified results of the October 26 election, NASA has already said it will not recognize Kenyatta's victory and threatened to swear in Raila Odinga as the president should the president-elect be inaugurated. NASA has also been pushing for a second repeat presidential poll in 90 days. Deputy President William Ruto has said no such thing 8

October 29, 2017 9:04 PM Raila condemns violence, scoffs at calls to retire

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has condemned the violence that led to deaths and destruction of property in Dagoretti North constituency. Speaking at a rally in Kawangware, Nairobi, after attending a church service at Gatina PAG Church, Raila claimed their Jubilee rivals had hired goons from an outlawed sect to cause violence in the area. "I come here to condole 10

October 29, 2017 8:25 PM Kenya: Raila Odinga Demands New Election in 90 Days

The National Super Alliance was on Sunday rooting for a new presidential election in 90 days even as its leader Raila Odinga told off those demanding his retirement from politics. Mr Odinga, who spoke in the city's violence-hit Kawangware 56 neighbourhood, said President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto had lost the mandate of talking on behalf 9

October 29, 2017 7:51 PM Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers

With the counting almost done after Thursday's presidential re-run, the results remained on hold as officials mulled what to do about 25 constituencies in four western counties where voting was blocked. There, supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga managed to prevent hundreds of polling stations from opening, prompting violent clashes with police 26

October 29, 2017 7:34 AM Has the West abandoned Raila for calling street protests?

Diplomats, including British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, urged the NASA leader to rejoin the race but he refused to budge. The last two weeks have been a diplomatic nightmare for National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga as he seemed to lose his allies in the West. But the writing has been on the wall since 7

October 28, 2017 9:19 PM Anxiety ahead as students begin national exams at an environment of political crisis

NAIROBI, KENYA: More than a million students will be sitting their exams as the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) prepares to declare Uhuru Kenyatta victor of the presidential race either today or tomorrow. This will be happening at a time the National Super Alliance will also be making major announcement. Security has been beefed 1