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August 20, 2017 6:15 AM Raila, Nasa vow to defend their election ‘victory’

National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga on Saturday said he would fight to defend his election “victory” regardless of the outcome of a petition lodged at the Supreme Court. During the funeral of Christopher Msando on Saturday, Mr Odinga said Kenyans would not let the slain Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT chief down. Also at the funeral 5

August 19, 2017 4:09 AM The Latest: Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart News site

Breitbart News says Steve Bannon has returned to the website after leaving his position as President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. The conservative news site says Bannon is back as its executive chairman, and says he led an editorial meeting Friday evening. Bannon left Breitbart just a little over a year ago to join Trump’s presidential campaign 2

August 18, 2017 9:25 PM The Rise and Fall of Steve Bannon

In March, I went to the White House to visit Steve Bannon, who today was fired by President Trump. After Bannon showed off his office and his famous whiteboard, we sat down at a wooden conference table in the large corner office of Reince Priebus, who was then the White House chief of staff. Moments earlier, Priebus had left the building, and Bannon 4

August 18, 2017 5:26 PM Bannonism lives on in the White House

Steve Bannon may be out as a senior White House adviser, but Bannonism - if that's what it can properly be called - is still firmly entrenched in the White House. Donald Trump, in a series of tweets on Thursday, bashed his Republican opponents and the media and defended Confederate Civil War monuments - the cause for which white supremacists and neo-Nazis 3

August 16, 2017 5:38 AM How the women nominated senators performed

Five of the 16 women nominated as senators in the 2013 election managed to clinch various elective seats in the August 8 polls. Janet Ong'era, who was Orange Democratic Movement's (ODM) nominated senator, vied for the woman representative position in Kisii County and won with 169,377 votes. Her closest rival was Aburi Dorice from Jubilee Party who garnered 5

August 16, 2017 12:18 AM Trump, again, casts blame on both sides for deadly violence in Virginia

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own leadership of a national crisis. Trump, who drew sharp criticism from Republicans and Democrats for his initial 3

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 4

August 13, 2017 7:11 AM I Think I'm Fit to Return Home, but My Doctors Will Give the Go-Ahead

Abuja — In an emotional meeting yesterday in London with his media team, led by Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari said he feels he could return to Nigeria, but added that he was waiting for his doctors to give the final go-ahead. He explained that he had recuperated tremendously and was longing to come back home. The meeting 4

August 13, 2017 5:23 AM Uhuru making changes: Who will make it to the new Cabinet?

Following his declaration as winner, President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to re-constitute his Cabinet if his win is not successfully challenged. This being his last term in office, President Kenyatta’s choice is crucial because it will shape his legacy as he exits the scene in 2022. The president will thus have to make difficult decisions that will bruise 3

August 12, 2017 8:29 PM What’s next for Kalonzo after Wiper loses control of Ukambani politics?

Election results for governor, national and county assembly seats across the Ukambani region are pointing to a gradual shift of power and diminishing influence of the dominant Wiper party. Although all Wiper MPs who defected to Jubilee lost their parliamentary seats, the party, which is led by Nasa presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka, won fewer 3