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August 18, 2017 5:04 AM Youth in Kenya set to profit extremely after this major event

Finally, calm is being witnessed in several parts of the country after a bruising election that saw the return of President Uhuru Kenyatta who beat his age-old political nemesis, Raila Odinga, of the National Super Alliance (NASA). NASA has contested the outcome and vowed to expose what they have termed "computer-generated" results. However, far from the madding 1

August 14, 2017 12:29 PM Fame vs politics: 7 celebrities who did not make it in the August 8 polls

Fame and politics are not joined at the hip as the recent August 8 polls have shown. Many celebrities who had thrown themselves in the political bandwagon found themselves in the cold after their popularity failed to equate to the votes at the ballot. While it was not all dark and gloom, some sailed through after getting overwhelming support in the areas 8

August 13, 2017 1:08 PM Police service responds to NASA and human rights commission over killings

The National Police Service takes great exception to untruthful allegations made by some NASA politicians to the effect that the Police are responsible for killing 100 persons and hiding the corpses in body bags. Equally, lacking in truth is the allegation made by the Kenya National Human Rights Commission that we are responsible for 24 deaths

August 12, 2017 8:21 AM Boniface Mwangi embarks on removing his own posters – a sign of moving on

Boniface Mwangi, an award winning photojournalist and a social-political activist, has today (12th August 2017) said that he will pull down all his campaign posters. Mr Boniface who was in a race for the Starehe Constituency MP, conceded defeat after Charles Njagua aka Jaguar, a popular Kenyan musician, took a commanding lead and won the race. Do you think 5

August 11, 2017 1:38 AM Nairobi City residents send half of the legislators home

The city is set to receive new faces in leadership after more than half of the members of the National Assembly were rejected in the elections. Among the new MP faces are a former comedian, a pop star and a student leader who is best remembered for rallying calls like "Tibiim!" and "Tialala!" In Dagoretti South constituency, former Reddykulass comedy 5

August 8, 2017 3:27 AM Kenya elections: Long queues as voting start

Kenyans started casting their votes Tuesday in an exercise characterized by long queues. Voting started at 6am in most polling stations where voters started trooping in as early as 3am. Kirinyaga gubernatorial candidate Martha Karua was among the first people to cast their vote at Mugumo Primary School at 6.19 am. She was accompanied by running mate Gachoki 11

August 7, 2017 9:03 PM What makes this year’s Kenyan elections unique in different ways

The highly anticipated polls are finally here and in many ways, this edition of the elections holds historical significance and is unique in many ways. These are the 12th elections in Kenya’s young history, the 11th since independence, and the second under the new Constitution, which was passed in 2010. While being different, the elections also present 10

July 8, 2017 11:24 AM Kenya: Race for Nairobi Governor's Seat Set to Be Tight Affair

The race for the Nairobi governor's seat is set to be a tight affair, with the incumbent Evans Kidero and challenger Mike Sonko separated by only a percentage point. The Nairobi County Opinion Polls report released on Thursday by the research company Trends and Insights For Africa has Governor Kidero of the Orange Democratic Movement at 44 per cent against

July 6, 2017 11:16 AM NASA most popular party in Nairobi: TIFA Poll

The National Super Alliance is the most preferred party followed by Jubilee in Nairobi, an opinion poll now says. It also highlights that if elections were to be held today, Senator Mike Sonko and Governor Evans Kidero would tie for the city's top job. The trends and Insights for Africa (TIFA) research conducted between July 1 and 2, says that eight 5

July 4, 2017 11:31 AM Nairobi political hot spots named ahead of August polls

Major informal settlements in Nairobi have been mapped as hot spots ahead of next month’s polls. Nairobi police commanders met to discuss how they will secure the trouble spots before, during and after the elections. Nairobi police boss Japheth Koome said after the meeting that they had realized all informal settlement are now regarded as hotspots 2