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    There’s no plot to rig elections, Chebukati declares

    Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati has rubbished claims that there is a plot to rig the August elections.Speaking on Thursday, Chebukati accused some politicians of spreading propaganda and asked Kenyans not to allow themselves to be deceived."I want to confirm that IEBC is an independent institution. We are not directed by any individual, constitution or authority. We are answerable only...

    Chiefs cautioned against engaging in politics ahead of polls

    "We earlier had a meeting with the County security intelligence team to look into elections preparedness. I had the opportunity to later meet with all chiefs, assistant County commissioners and deputy county commissioners from Machakos County and discussed performance improvement as NGAO fraternity, " Achoki said."Service delivery to citizens. Huduma bora ni haki ya mwananchi," he said.Achoki said they discussed several strategies on...

    MP Manje dismisses Lenku’s claim on county jobs

    “I always consulted him, including in naming my cabinet and other jobs."Unfortunately, he gave those opportunities to members of his family. He betrayed me,” Lenku claimed.Manje claimed that after Lenku was elected in 2017, he (governor) has never had anything to do with the people of Kajiado North and when he realised that elections are near he started following him.“I cannot work with...

    David Sankok: Why I’m quitting politics

    Nomited MP David Sankok Nominated MP David Sankok has retired from politics. Sankok told Spice FM in Nairobi on Monday, July 4, that he will not run for any elective office or nomination in the August 9 General Election. Instead, he said, he would concentrate on private business. “The issue of contesting is a personal decision. I decided this time round not to seek any elective position....

    David Sankok quits politics, not defending seat

    Nomited MP David Sankok Nominated MP David Sankok has retired from politics. Sankok told Spice FM in Nairobi on Monday, July 4, that he will not run for any elective office or nomination in the August 9 General Election. Instead, he said, he would concentrate on private business. “The issue of contesting is a personal decision. I decided this time round not to seek any elective position....

    Lobby calls on IEBC, parties to promote tolerance, peaceful elections

    A delegation of election experts has called on electoral stakeholders such as IEBC, civil society and the media to accelerate voter education efforts.They recommended that IEBC should develop a simple graphic depiction of the voting process to be posted on key media in order to educate voters and set expectations. The delegation said that the people of Kenya would ultimately determine the credibility...

    Raila Odinga’s visit to Nyanza fuels sibling rivalries as elections near

    Azimio- One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga addresses residents in Migori town on June 30, 2022. It was a visit that had been expected to pacify his electoral turfs, push for reconciliatory efforts between wrangling candidates within the Azimio One Kenya Coalition eyeing same seats and also heal wounds inflicted by controversial ODM party primaries that has seen some members drift away as independents. But...

    Kenya is staring at a possible elections runoff The Standard

    During the launch of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance youth charter by Deputy President William Ruto at the Nyayo National Stadium on Monday, the slogan ‘Freedom is coming’ may not have rung a bell for majority of the 22 million registered voters. However, for Roots Party presidential candidate Prof George Wajackoyah’s online campaigners, they were miffed.  They claim Kenya Kwanza stole a slogan they have...

    Agency sends Sh1bn to four counties ravaged by drought

    A herds boy walks on a dry dam on July 15, 2021. PHOTO | CHEBOITE KIGEN | NMG The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) has disbursed Sh1.1 billion under the Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP) to poor households in Marsabit, Wajir, Mandera and Turkana counties to mitigate effects of the harsh weather.The funds, which have been transferred under the routine cash transfer segment, come...

    Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria grilled by DCI over insecurity in the county

    Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria. Nakuru Town East MP David Gikaria is currently being interrogated by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in Nakuru over the rising insecurity in the county. Gikaria was earlier Tuesday summoned to record a statement at the Regional DCI Offices in Nakuru. Area County Criminal Investigation Officer Anthony Sunguti said the lawmaker was expected to appear at 9 am today...
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