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Yellow wave sweeps away Azimio sympathisers
Governors Stanley Kiptis of Baringo and his Laikipia counterpart Nderitu Muriithi and Nyandarua’s Francis Kimemia were among the casualties of the UDA yellow waves.
By Standard Team 1 day ago
Yellow wave sweeps away Azimio sympathisers
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Voters show more faith in women by electing them to top positions
Millie Odhiambo of ODM won a third term in Suba South with 27,130 votes to Federal Party’s James Akali’s 18,151 votes.
By Standard Team 1 day ago
Voters show more faith in women by electing them to top positions
A letter to the 5th: Do you have anything to tell the new president of Kenya?
Dear Mr President ...
By Standard Team 1 day ago
A letter to the 5th: Do you have anything to tell the new president of Kenya?
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UDA wave in Rift sweeps away big names
Some MPs who lost in the nominations had promised to give Ruto's party a hard time. Top Jubilee Party leaders Kimunya and Kioni concede defeat, but Lesuuda leading.
By Standard Team 1 day ago
UDA wave in Rift sweeps away big names
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Anxiety in Nyanza as region waits for presidential results
Interest in the presidential race has overshadowed the race for other seats.
By Standard Team 1 day ago
Anxiety in Nyanza as region waits for presidential results
Early results show Ruto allies in Mt Kenya ahead as rivals concede
UDA candidates recorded early leads in almost all seats in Mt Kenya region, according to provisional results.
By Standard Team 2 days ago
Early results show Ruto allies in Mt Kenya ahead as rivals concede
Raila allies on path to victory as results start streaming in
ODM regained the seats it lost in previous elections and had bagged many MCA positions.
By Standard Team 2 days ago
Raila allies on path to victory  as results start streaming in
Nairobi decides: The winners and the losers
Nairobi jettisons some old names and retains others in a mixed bag voting.
By Standard Team 1 day ago
Nairobi decides: The  winners and the losers
Disputes rock tallying centres in Nairobi
Disputes and chaotic scenes characterised vote tallying in some Nairobi centres but police easily restored calm.
By Standard Team 1 day ago
Disputes rock tallying centres in Nairobi
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Kenya awaits next President
By 4pm, IEBC put the voter turnout at 56.17 per cent, with their projections indicating a 60 per cent final turnout.
By Standard Team 2 days ago
Kenya awaits next President
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Low voter turn-out worries IEBC
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has raised concern over low voter turnout across the country and in the diaspora.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Low voter turn-out worries IEBC
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IEBC blames security agencies for delays
IEBC used manual register in 200 polling stations after biometric identification kits failed.
By Standard Team 2 days ago
IEBC blames security agencies for delays
Raila, Ruto's diaspora votes in numbers so far
Ruto, who is a center-right-leaning politician, hasn’t made as much foray into the foreign-based Kenyan voters.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Raila, Ruto's diaspora votes in numbers so far
Senior citizens defy age, failing health to choose preferred leaders
In Baringo County, Targok Cheptoo, 102, was ferried to Kimorok Primary School polling station where she voted.
By Standard Team 2 days ago
Senior citizens defy age, failing health to choose preferred leaders
Major towns deserted as traders, service providers close for polls
In Baringo County, businesses were shut down to allow residents to go and vote.
By Standard Team 2 days ago
Major towns deserted as traders, service providers close for polls
Early parliamentary results: Here are the winners
Suna East MP (ODM) Junet Mohammed retains seat with 26,516 votes against closest rival Elias Okumu with 4,808 votes; former Ruto aide Mary Kittany new Aldai MP
By Standard Team 2 days ago
Early parliamentary results: Here are the winners
Ballot papers mix up in Rongai as voting kicks off in South and Central Rift region
Rongai MP election in Nakuru suspended indefinitely after it emerges ballot papers had been mixed up with those of Kuresoi North; voting for other seats ongoing
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Ballot papers mix up in Rongai as voting kicks off in South and Central Rift region
Security on high alert as IEBC completes final touches for polls
Security officers have been deployed along the Pokot, Turkana and Elgeyo Marakwet borders. There will be two security officers at every station while tallying centres will have 20 officers.
By Standard Team 4 days ago
Security on high alert as IEBC completes final touches for polls
Eight officials sacked as IEBC calls off elections for four seats
Eight electoral commission officials from Homabay, Kisumu and Bungoma counties have been arrested and sacked over suspicion of planning to rig tomorrow's elections.
By Standard Team 4 days ago
Eight officials sacked as IEBC calls off elections for four seats
Clerics urge leaders, Kenyans to shun violence, accept poll results
Clergy advise leaders who will lose not to resort to violence but got to court. Catholic Bishops warn politicians against using parallel tallying to give fake results.
By Standard Team 5 days ago
Clerics urge leaders, Kenyans to shun violence, accept poll results
Raila Odinga receives blessings as Azimio troops stir Western and Nyanza
ODM leader described his last rally in the region as a symbolic rally. Azimio brigade pleaded with the region to ensure that they register 100 per cent voter turnout.
By Standard Team 8 days ago
Raila Odinga receives blessings as Azimio troops stir Western and Nyanza
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Shrines where politicians and believers alike go to seek answers
Politicians, according to residents in surrounding villages, visit the places deep in the night and away from prying eyes. Their rituals are discreet.
By Standard Team 9 days ago
Shrines where politicians and believers alike go to seek answers
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Highways to hell: Kenya's accident blackspots that have killed many
Barely a week passes by before an accident is reported along a notorious road in Bondo. According to police records, most of the accidents occur due to speeding.
By Standard Team 10 days ago
Highways to hell: Kenya's accident blackspots that have killed many
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Leave President alone and face me at the ballot, Raila tells DP Ruto
Karua assures opponents that Azimio government would not be biased in graft war. Raila promises to transform Kenya within 100 days.
By Standard Team 10 days ago
Leave President alone and face me at the ballot, Raila tells DP Ruto
Locals cry out for help as Turkana manyatta attack death toll hits 10
James Kanen, 44, a pastoralist and businessman, lost four children in the attack that also left his wife nursing serious burn injuries.
By Standard Team 10 days ago
Locals cry out for help as Turkana manyatta attack death toll hits 10
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Empty shelves amid unga subsidy hitches
The new price of unga is yet to take effect a week after the government intervened and struck a deal with millers to lower it by more than half from a high of Sh250 per 2kg packet.
By Standard Team 14 days ago
Empty shelves amid unga subsidy hitches
William Ruto moves to consolidate vote-rich North Rift bloc
Addressing a rally in Nandi hills, Ruto urged residents to turn up in large numbers and vote for leaders supporting his bottom-up economic model.
By Standard Team 18 days ago
William Ruto moves to consolidate vote-rich North Rift bloc
How to participate in Tuesday's presidential debate
The two-tier debate organized by the MCK, Media Owners Association and the Kenya Editors Guild is scheduled to take place from 4 pm to 10 pm.
By Standard Team 18 days ago
How to participate in Tuesday's presidential debate
Do not misuse police in polls, William Ruto warns rivals
DP asks President to ensure officers aren’t used to manipulate the outcome of polls. He claims senior officers plan to use security chiefs to intimidate his supporters.
By Standard Team 20 days ago
Do not misuse police in polls, William Ruto warns rivals
Kenyans dismayed by high flour prices
According to the government, flour was to retail at Sh100 from Sh230 for the next four weeks.
By Standard Team 24 days ago
Kenyans dismayed by high flour prices
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Politicians charm voters with bag of promises
As elections enter the homestretch, politicians are in a last-minute rush to woo voters with bags of goodies who never ask questions or hold the aspirants to account.
By Standard Team 25 days ago
Politicians charm voters with bag of promises
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Raila Odinga's Nyanza allies face uphill task as rivals up their campaigns
Friendly parties within the Azimio-One Kenya coalition have fielded fairly strong competitors. It has seen key names that were integral in past campaigns miss in his national forays.
By Standard Team 26 days ago
Raila Odinga's Nyanza allies face uphill task as rivals up their campaigns
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Why ODM is no longer a sure bet in Nyanza despite Raila's support
Raila visited the region last week and endorsed all his party candidates for various seats. However, independent candidates and those in other parties have vowed to upset ODM at the ballot.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
Why ODM is no longer a sure bet in Nyanza despite Raila's support
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When extinction rumours denied the Terik a Bible
For many years, the Terik have been using bibles written in a language close to their dialect. Withdrawal of a sponsor slowed the process of giving the Terik a Bible of their own.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
When extinction rumours denied the Terik a Bible
Religious leaders advocate peaceful campaigns, polls
SDA church has set aside seven days for special prayers for the nation. Clerics urge President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto to bury the hatchet.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
Religious leaders advocate peaceful campaigns, polls
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Going gets tough for independents facing high costs and bully parties
Independent candidates say without sponsorship by parties, the playing field in uneven. They bear burden of running campaign offices and funding their campaigns.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
Going gets tough for independents facing high costs and bully parties
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Raila, Ruto raise stakes with 'cat and mouse' campaigns
Rivals have focused energies on Mt Kenya region which they largely see as a swing-vote area. Their strategy has been to undo gains and in-roads by each other as August 9 draws near.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
Raila, Ruto raise stakes with 'cat and mouse' campaigns
What would you like to ask your Nairobi gubernatorial candidate?
Nairobi gubernatorial candidates will engage in a debate on July 11, 2022.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
What would you like to ask your Nairobi gubernatorial candidate?
Raila's visit to Nyanza fuels sibling rivalries as elections near
The contests and the appetites for seats has soured relations between candidates in Raila’s camp, with fears that the tensions within the coalition could scuttle some of his presidential votes.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
Raila's visit to Nyanza fuels sibling rivalries as elections near
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ODM leader team hints at dropping vote plan in some counties
Azimio will not zone some counties even as it pushes to implement the plan in some areas of Nyanza and Western regions.
By Standard Team 1 month ago
ODM leader team hints at dropping vote plan in some counties
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