SECTIONS
Outcry over postponement of polls in Mombasa, Kakamega
Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir threatened to move to court saying the delay of the poll by Chebukati was an illegal act aimed at giving UDA an undue advantage in the race.
By Standard Team 4 hrs ago
Outcry over postponement of polls in Mombasa, Kakamega
Raila Odinga fails in fifth stab at presidency
Raila contested the presidency on an Azimio la Umoja One Kenya alliance, a conglomeration of political parties to which his Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) belongs.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Raila Odinga fails in fifth stab at presidency
IEBC declares William Samoei Ruto president of Kenya
IEBC declares William Ruto the fifth president of Kenya.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
IEBC declares William Samoei Ruto president of Kenya
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Mystery of missing IEBC official deepens
CCTV footage from an adjacent building shows Musyoka walking out of tallying centre. Scrutiny of officer’s mobile money account does not reveal any suspicious transactions.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Mystery of missing IEBC official deepens
Raila Odinga, William Ruto seek divine guidance, clerics pray for peace and unity
DP Ruto and Odinga urge Kenyans to remain calm as IEBC verifies presidential election results. Clergy appeal to candidates to accept the election outcome with dignity and humility.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Raila Odinga, William Ruto seek divine guidance, clerics pray for peace and unity
Out with the old, in with the new: Rift Valley votes out most MCAs
Anita Biegon won the Chemosot ward seat, making her the only female elected MCA. Kanu’s dominance in Baringo County’s Tiaty sub-county continues, with the party securing the majority of seats.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Out with the old, in with the new: Rift Valley votes out most MCAs
Most MCAs in Nyanza sent packing as ODM records near clean sweep
In Kisumu, only 10 out of 35 MCAs survived as ODM won 34 seats.
By Standard Team 4 days ago
Most MCAs in Nyanza sent packing as ODM records near clean sweep
Show of might in Mt Kenya as UDA dominates ward contests
UDA and Kiraitu Murungi’s Devolution Empowerment Party, or ‘Bus’, performed well in the ward contest.
By Standard Team 4 days ago
Show of might in Mt Kenya as UDA dominates ward contests
Former MP wins ward contest in polls dominated by Orange party
Out of 20 former elected members of the Taita-Taveta County Assembly, only six were re-elected in last Tuesday’s election.
By Standard Team 3 days ago
Former MP wins ward contest in polls dominated by Orange party
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Comeback kings: Former governors reclaim seats
Lusaka garnered 244,298 votes against Wangamati’s 140,298 votes to win Bungoma seat. Irungu emerged the winner after defeating Laikipia Governor Ndiritu Muriithi.
By Standard Team 6 days ago
Comeback kings: Former governors reclaim seats
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Here are the Underdogs who vanquished political giants
Kimani Ngunjiri’s defeat in Bahati is one of many political upsets in this year’s election. Nick Salat, Hellen Sambili and Mwangi Githiomi were also floored by little-known names.
By Standard Team 5 days ago
Here are the Underdogs who vanquished political giants
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Kenya decides: Veterans shown the door by Young Turks
In Kipipiri, Kimunya lost to former Nyandarua Woman Rep and EALA MP Wanjiku Muhia. In Kisumu, outgoing Kisumu West MP Olago Aluoch was dislodged from a seat by ODM’s Rosa Buyu.
By Standard Team 6 days ago
Kenya decides: Veterans shown the door by Young Turks
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Raila Odinga's ODM party bags prime seats to reclaim lost glory in strongholds
In Luo Nyanza, ODM MPs retained their seats despite strong showing by independents. Orange party also made a stride in reclaiming the Kisumu West parliamentary.
By Standard Team 6 days ago
Raila Odinga's ODM party bags prime seats to reclaim lost glory in strongholds
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 7 days 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 6 days 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 7 days 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 7 days 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 7 days 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 8 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 8 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 7 days 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 7 days 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 8 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 9 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 8 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 9 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 11 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 14 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 15 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 16 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 16 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 16 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 20 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 24 days ago
William Ruto moves to consolidate vote-rich North Rift bloc
Strong dollar boosts banks' profits
Business
By Dominic Omondi
2 hrs ago
Kakuzi posts 341m profits on export sales
Business
By Frankline Sunday
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US team, clergy push for smooth power handover
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By Jacob Ng’etich
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Schools reopen amid the biting high cost of living
Education
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Woman buried after 5 years over land dispute
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By Daniel Chege
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Phone mystery in murder of IEBC official
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