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June 25, 2017 6:32 AM NASA parties’ rivalry worsens over county seats

The rivalry between National Super Alliance (NASA) affiliate parties in the race for Bungoma governor’s seat played out in the presence of Opposition flag-bearer Raila Odinga. The rivalry pitting ODM and Ford Kenya was so pronounced that it led to a commotion during the alliance’s campaign rally in the county. Trouble started when Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale 1

June 23, 2017 1:34 PM The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets

"Who is this little arrogant self-hating Jew to tell anyone for whom to vote?” These are some of the questions asked by William C. Bradford on Twitter before he was appointed by the Trump administration to run the Energy Department’s Office of Indian Energy. In those now-deleted tweets, which The Washington Post reported on late Thursday, Bradford remarked 2

June 21, 2017 9:28 AM Trump spikes the ball after Georgia election win

The GOP breathes a collective sigh of relief. Rattled by Donald Trump’s tumultuous first five months in office, the Republican Party breathed a collective sigh of relief Tuesday after a much-needed special election victory in Georgia. The White House also exhaled: After Republican Karen Handel was declared the victor in a race billed as a referendum 3

June 21, 2017 5:07 AM What we've learned from the 2017 elections

The GOP base stands with Trump. And Democrats still don't have a message. ATLANTA — Five months into Donald Trump’s presidency, five closely-watched races. And Republicans aren’t any worse off for all the chaos, controversy and low poll ratings that have defined Trump’s tenure. After special election wins in Kansas, Montana, and finally the most expensive 2

June 20, 2017 5:46 AM Wavinya doesn’t stand a chance against Governor Alfred Mutua – Poll

But Wiper is still the most popular party in Machakos county A new opinion poll that was conducted between June 10 and June 15, 2017, involving 3,105 homes across Machakos county, indicates that the incumbent Governor Alfred Mutua will win by a landslide come the General Election scheduled for August 19. When the numbers were finally crunched the poll showed

June 17, 2017 9:12 PM How drama, punches and laws marked MPs’ tenure

They fought, tore each other’s clothes and even stripped naked. They also passed many laws and, according to Majority Leader Aden Duale, the tally is now at 180 Acts of Parliament. hey also fought the Senate. But now, the curtains have come down on the National Assembly and MPs have to go back to the campaign trail to seek another term. Their term officially 19

June 15, 2017 9:06 PM Parliament fails to elect members to EALA

It is now clear Kenya will not send representatives to the regional assembly. The process of picking the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) MPs has hit a snag following a dispute between the Government and the Opposition. CORD had been asked to submit additional names before its representatives to the Arusha-based parliament are selected but it has declined 1

June 15, 2017 7:53 PM On Call-In Show Putin Ignores Russia’s Big Problems—But Snipes at Comey

Every year the Russian president doe a televised Q & A. This year, he likened the “leaking” ex-FBI director to Edward Snowden—but failed to address Russia’s biggest issues. MOSCOW—On Thursday, President Vladimir Putin answered questions from ordinary Russian people in a televised phone-in show. It was his 15th such Q & A since President Boris Yeltsin 1

June 15, 2017 11:15 AM Putin: Western sanctions made Russia stronger

Vladimir Isachenkov and Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press Speaking in a live call-in show televised nationwide, Putin deplored the U.S. Senate's decision Wednesday to impose new sanctions on Russia as a reflection of Western efforts to "contain" Russia, but insisted that the measures only have made the country stronger. The Republican-led Senate voted 6

June 15, 2017 8:07 AM Court quashes tribunal decision to bar Kihika from Nakuru senatorial race

By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 15 – The High Court has quashed a decision by the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal to disqualify Susan Kihika from the Nakuru senatorial race. Justice George Odunga ruled on Thursday that the tribunal acted outside its mandate by entertaining a petition seeking to bar Kihika from the August election. “The tribunal 1