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October 19, 2017 10:42 AM Kaparo calls for dialogue amid presidential election uncertainty

By DAVIS AYEGA, NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 19 – National Cohesion and Integration Commission has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to embrace dialogue and heed Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) call for talks in a bid to end the current political stalemate in the country ahead of next week’s presidential poll. The agency

October 18, 2017 9:04 PM Wafula Chebukati sets conditions for him to remain as IEBC chair

Electoral commission chairman Wafula Chebukati has publicly admitted that divisions were harming the agency’s operations. He warned that he could not guarantee a credible election without critical staff changes. Mr Chebukati set conditions that must be fulfilled before he can continue serving in his position at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries

October 18, 2017 3:24 PM Raila declares more demonstrations on October 26

The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader also announced major countrywide anti-Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) demonstrations on October 26 - the date of repeat polls. Raila said the Electoral agency’s Commissioner Roselyne Akombe's resignation is just a tip of the iceberg and has now vindicated them of their claims against the commission

October 17, 2017 8:10 PM I’m ready for talks on fair poll, says Raila

Nasa leader Raila Odinga has said he is ready for talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta, but pointed out that they should be on a free and fair election and not a coalition government. Mr Odinga made the remarks as he announced the suspension of the anti-Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) demonstrations. He said the National Super Alliance 1

October 17, 2017 2:43 AM South Sudan opposition groups meet in Kenya to 'harmonise voices'

KAMPALA – South Sudanese opposition groups tried to forge a united front on Monday ahead of an expected resumption of peace talks, in the first such meeting since the start of their country’s civil war nearly four years ago, attendees told Reuters. South Sudan’s civil war, triggered by a feud between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, has plunged 2

October 16, 2017 10:20 AM Presidents set for more talks on the Nile

A new move to fast track the resolution of the impasse over sharing of the waters of River Nile will involve regular meetings of presidents in the countries sharing the Nile Basin. This follows a recommendation from the Nile Summit which was chaired by President Yoweri Museveni and convened at State House, Entebbe, three months ago. “The heads of state 2

October 16, 2017 7:16 AM EU Urges Kenyan Political Talks to Break Election-Rerun Impasse

The European Union urged Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party and the main opposition alliance to be prepared to compromise hard-line positions to allow for a credible rerun of presidential elections. “Dialogue and cooperation are urgently needed for compromises so there can be a peaceful electoral process with integrity and transparency and Kenyans can chose 4

October 13, 2017 9:10 PM Two shot dead, several injured in anti-IEBC protests

Two people were shot dead by police as 50 others were injured, including 29 nursery school pupils, after anti-IEBC demonstrations turned violent in Nyanza. The two teenagers bled to death as they were being rushed to the Bondo Sub County on a hand cart. They had been shot on the head and abdomen. Doctors at the hospital were last evening battling to save the lives 5

October 13, 2017 6:03 PM “Dear husband, this is why I am cheating”

Unfaithfulness is a common problem, but people like to think of it as something that men do and women endure. What happens when the tables are turned and it is the women who are cheating? And if they had a chance to explain their motivations to their husbands, what would they say? Five real Kenyan women, whose names have been changed for the purposes 3

October 13, 2017 5:37 AM Makupa causeway to be torn down, says KeNHA

The historic Makupa causeway in Mombasa will be demolished and a bridge built in its place, the Kenya National Highways Authority said yesterday. The causeway, which divides Tudor and Port Reitz creeks, was built in the 1920s but environmental studies now show that it has had a negative impact on marine life. Kibarani dumpsite has made matters worse 5