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Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

Reuben Wanyama
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Photo Courtesy Plain clothes police officers on Wednesday stormed a peace meeting in Mathare slums, Nairobi, and ordered those present to leave. The officers, well-known to residents, are said to have suspected that attendants were making plans to paralyse operations in the area ahead of NASA’s major announcement. The Opposition said it will address Kenyans today […]

Raila Odinga say NASA will go the Supreme Court over disputed elections

NEMA wants Campaign Posters and Materials Cleared

Jimmy Mogeni
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Photocourtesy/ The National Environmental Management Authority wants the campaign posters cleared from public space following the conclusion of the August Polls. In accordance with the Environment Management and Coordination Act 2013, all candidates are expected to clear campaign materials after elections to prevent environmental pollution. Candidates also have an option of depositing the environmental bond […]

Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

USA congratulates President Uhuru Kenyatta re-election

Reuben Wanyama
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photo Courtesy: Reuters The United States of America has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta and Kenyans for successfully conducting the polls that were credible however they are troubled by violent protests in Kenya. Last week IEBC announced Uhuru won a second term by 8,203,290 votes against his rival Raila Odinga who got 6,762,224. Protests erupted in […]

Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

Ex-UN chief Annan warns Kenyan leaders on rhetoric, actions

Reuben Wanyama
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Photo Courtesy Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan told political leaders in Kenya on Saturday to be “careful with their rhetoric and actions” and urged opposition leader Raila Odinga to pursue any complaints over the vote in court. The warning from Annan, who mediated during a post-election crisis a decade ago, came as the death toll from […]

Raila Odinga say NASA will go the Supreme Court over disputed elections

NASA to declare their next move, terms electoral malpractices in just concluded poll

Reuben Wanyama
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NASA technical team chairman David Ndii yesterday said they have massive evidence of electoral malpractices but their political leaders will dictate the way forward. “From what the IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati has said during the tallying period at Bomas, I am sure they will take their time to verify with us, but we are surprised […]

Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

Electoral laws led to free, fair and credible elections-Kiraitu Murungi says

Reuben Wanyama
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The laws passed by the Joint Parliament Select Commission, co-chaired by Jubilee and NASA coalitions, have led to a free, fair, transparent and non-violent election, Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi has said. The Bill sought to amend a number of election laws, focussed mainly on registration, identification and transmission of results electronically. Yesterday, provisional results showed […]

Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

Kenya gears up for Presidential election

Reuben Wanyama
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Kenya‘s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) said on Sunday (August 6) it was ready for election day. The IECB was delivering the last ballot boxes and voting material in Nairobi ahead of the August 8 general election. More than 19 million people are registered to vote. This time, there will be just under twice […]

Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

“It’s safer at home”, say Kenyans as pre-vote exodus hikes

Reuben Wanyama
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Photo Courtesy Passengers jostled with ticket touts and hawkers at Kenya‘s main bus stations on Thursday as thousands started leaving cities before next week’s vote, some because they are registered in rural wards, others because they are scared of violence. Jitters over the Aug. 8 polls, which come a decade since 1,200 people were killed in […]

Police officers storm a peace meeting in Mathare, orders people to leave

Judge Odunga on the spot as Jubilee party wants him barred from hearing election related cases

Reuben Wanyama
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Photo Courtesy Justice George Odunga is once again in the eye of a partisan political storm after the Jubilee Party through its erratic Secretary General Raphael Tuju wrote to the Chief Justice David Maraga to bar the judge from hearing all election related cases arising from next week’s August 8 polls. Through Tuju, the party […]

Raila Odinga say NASA will go the Supreme Court over disputed elections