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NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

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Photo Courtesy NASA has postponed its address to Kenyans concerning the election outcome over “complexity and delicate nature of issues” “Owing to the urgency, NASA Summit is handling, our consultations are on-going and progressing well,” Chief campaigner Musalia Mudavadi. He said in a statement that the address will be delivered on Wednesday. “We regret that […]

President Kenyatta gets the second term with 8.2 Million votes against Odinga’s 6.7 Million votes

President Kenyatta gets the second term with 8.2 Million votes against Odinga’s 6.7 Million votes

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Photo Courtesy The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has declared Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta the President-elect, following Tuesday’s General Election, granting him a second term in office. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati said he was satisfied President Kenyatta had garnered the requisite 50 per cent plus one of all the votes cast as required by law.   […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

President elect Uhuru Kenyatta Reaches out to Raila Odinga after poll win

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photo Courtesy President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta has reached out to his opponent in Tuesday’s election, NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga. In his acceptance speech after being declared the election winner by IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati, President Kenyatta called on Odinga, his supporters and MPs elected under his coalition to accept his olive branch and “work to […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

IEBC set to announce the presidential results today- says Chebukati

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The IEBC will today announce the results of the presidential candidates, ending days of anxious waiting. The commission is expected to declare President Uhuru Kenyatta, who, according to the electoral agency’s online transmission portal, has been ahead of NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga with 1.3 million votes. Uhuru had 8,104,350 votes against Raila’s 6,704,589 votes […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

Polls were fair and credible, those aggrieved should seek legal address-LSK says

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photo Courtesy The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is urging Kenyans to remain calm awaiting the declaration of the presidential results by the electoral commission. In a statement to newsrooms Thursday evening, LSK President Isaac Okero said preliminary findings from both its short and long-term observers indicated that Tuesday’s vote “went on well apart from […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

Uhuru commanding lead with over 8 million votes against Odinga 6.6 million votes

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Photo courtesy President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Thursday commanding a strong lead with 8,031,933 votes against his long time rival veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 6,636,307 votes. The results were shown on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) web portal from 39,766 out of 40,883 polling stations in the country where Kenyans voted on […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

The Head of Election Observer Mission in Kenya, John Kerry says polls are credible, urges Kenyans to be calm

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Photo Courtesy: Capitalfm The Head of The Carter Centre Election Observer Mission in Kenya, John Kerry, has reiterated the commitment of the international community to continue supporting Kenya in its pursuit of democracy. The former US Secretary of State told reporters at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) National Tallying Centre that there was […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

Independent candidate Japheth Kaluyu concedes defeat in presidential election.

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Independent candidate Japheth Kaluyu has become the first candidate to concede defeat in the 2017 Kenya presidential election. Kaluyu told reporters at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s National Tallying Centre that he had reached the decision after coming to the realisation that he stood no chance of winning the State House race given the […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday

Several politicians cast their votes, Raise concerns on KIEMS and IEBC officials

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Photo Courtesy Several politicians have voted for their choice leaders and given their remarks on the KIEMS and their positions on the election. Kakamega governor aspirant Boni Khalwale has voted but complained that the process was slow. The Senator and Ford Kenya candidate cast his ballot at Malinya Primary school in Ikolomani constituency during the exercise on […]

NASA postpones their ‘major announcement’ to Wednesday