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Chiefs still rule the roost 12 years after adoption of devolved system
Critics says services under provincial administration should be put under the devolved system. 
By Judah Ben-Hur 12 days ago
Chiefs still rule the roost 12 years after adoption of devolved system
Presidential debate offers crucial platform for issue-based politics
Raila and Wajackoyah have threatened to boycott the debate scheduled for this evening. The organisers argue the debate is for the people and not the candidates.
By Judah Ben-Hur 17 days ago
Presidential debate offers crucial platform for issue-based politics
Blow to IEBC as billions used to fund court cases
The electoral agency has spent Sh2.6 billion in legal fees in the past four years. Audit shows out of Sh1.9 billion pending bills request, Sh1.4 billion is for legal fees.
By Judah Ben-Hur 18 days ago
Blow to IEBC as billions used to fund court cases
Graft, debt likely to dominate running mates debate
The platform offers an opportunity to cut through politics and understand issues. Presidential running mates will challenge each other’s position.
By Judah Ben-Hur 24 days ago
Graft, debt likely to dominate running mates debate
Presidential debate opens up space for issue-based politics
In 2017, President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed the presidential debate, leaving Raila Odinga to have a one-on-one interview with the moderators.
By Judah Ben-Hur 28 days ago
Presidential debate opens up space for issue-based politics
Jubilee scores poorly in Amnesty's ratings
Report says the Jubilee government failed to address unequal and inefficient food distribution and food wastage.
By Judah Ben-Hur 30 days ago
Jubilee scores poorly in Amnesty's ratings
Raila and Ruto in close contest with 3pc margin, says opinion poll
To avoid a run-off election, the two competitors have to woo the 10pc undecided voters. Ruto has registered increased support in Mt Kenya while Raila has maintained 24 per cent in the region.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 month ago
Raila and Ruto in close contest with 3pc margin, says opinion poll
Mike Sonko, Karungo wa Thang'wa missing in IEBC list of gazetted names
Sakaja on list because issues on validity of his degrees came after IEBC received names. IEBC has postponed printing of ballot papers for elective positions as court cases continue.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 month ago
Mike Sonko, Karungo wa Thang'wa missing in IEBC list of gazetted names
IEBC defends ID rule for aspirants clearance ahead of elections
High Court Judge Anthony Mrima declared that IEBC was in breach of the data protection law in requiring the submission of the identification documents.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 month ago
IEBC defends ID rule for aspirants clearance ahead of elections
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William Ruto banks on charter contracts to attract votes from select groups
Havi says deals are new tools to hold leadership to account. But critics say the agreements are not anchored in the law.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 month ago
William Ruto banks on charter contracts to attract votes from select groups
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Tongue control: Election 2022 unguarded remarks and their toll on politicians
Polycarp Igathe got into trouble for saying that Kenya's biggest problem was the Somali Community. Raila came under attack over remarks many interpreted to be a planned ban on mitumba.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 month ago
Tongue control: Election 2022 unguarded remarks and their toll on politicians
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How Mt Kenya numbers will tilt epic race for State House
To win support of the vote-rich Mt Kenya, Dr Ruto and Mr Odinga picked running mates from the region.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 month ago
How Mt Kenya numbers will tilt epic race for State House
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Integrity law yet to grow teeth, so it's up to voters to reject tainted leaders
Constitution has chapter on leadership and integrity, which is rarely followed. Top anti-graft officials says impeached leaders must not seek elective seats.
By Judah Ben-Hur 2 months ago
Integrity law yet to grow teeth, so it's up to voters to reject tainted leaders
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Most independent presidential aspirants will drop out; here's why
11 aspirants have so far been disqualified for failing to beat the running mate submission deadline.
By Judah Ben-Hur 2 months ago
Most independent presidential aspirants will drop out; here's why
Raila picks Martha Karua for deputy, calls her fighter with safe pair of hands
ODM chief says she is a dependable leader seasoned by the struggle for second liberation. In her acceptance speech, former minister vows to be diligent in pursuit of their shared dreams
By Judah Ben-Hur 2 months ago
Raila picks Martha Karua for deputy, calls her fighter with safe pair of hands
Raila spells out plan to make jua kali workers earn for their sweat
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition presidential nominee Raila Odinga has announced a plan to boost the informal sector that supports more that 16.4 million workers.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Raila spells out plan to make jua kali workers earn for their sweat
Raphael Tuju: Raila Odinga will have final say on running mate
Azimio Executive Director Raphael Tuju says although the Council will proceed with interviews as scheduled, they will finalise and recommend names which Raila will pick a suitable candidate.
By Patrick Vidija 3 months ago
Raphael Tuju: Raila Odinga will have final say on running mate
Azimio allays fears of split in running mate selection panel
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition Political party Secretary General Junet Mohamed has dispelled claims of division within the running mate selection panel.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Azimio allays fears of split in running mate selection panel
IEBC: Kenyans have one month to verify details in the voter register
IEBC has commenced the verification of the voter register, bringing a pause to voter registration that will resume on March 13 next year.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
IEBC: Kenyans have one month to verify details in the voter register
Front runners Kalonzo, Karua could appear before Azimio panel
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition’s search for Raila Odinga's running mate has gathered moment with vetting of candidates expected to commence this week.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Front runners Kalonzo, Karua could appear before Azimio panel
Former Water CS Sicily Kariuki hangs boots in Nyandarua gubernatorial race
Former Water and Sanitation Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has stepped down from the Nyandarua County gubernatorial race after a consensus process in Jubilee Party.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Former Water CS Sicily Kariuki hangs boots in Nyandarua gubernatorial race
We have lost a hero who was never rude, Gideon says of Kibaki
Kanu chair Gideon Moi yesterday said Kenya has lost a hero after the passing on of former President Mwai Kibaki.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
We have lost a hero who was never rude, Gideon says of Kibaki
We have lost a hero who was never rude, Gideon says of Kibaki
Kanu chair Gideon Moi yesterday said Kenya has lost a hero after the passing on of former President Mwai Kibaki.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
We have lost a hero who was never rude, Gideon says of Kibaki
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Mwai Kibaki worked without pay, asked for lifts
Former State House Comptroller and late President Mwai Kibaki’s long time friend John Matere Keriri remembers him as a man who had the interest of Kenya at heart.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki worked without pay, asked for lifts
Mwai Kibaki funeral service set, says Matiang'i
The critical pieces to ensure the smooth running of the National State Funeral memorial service for the late former president Mwai Kibaki on Friday have been set.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki funeral service set, says Matiang'i
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Mwai Kibaki worked without pay, asked for lifts
Former State House Comptroller and late President Mwai Kibaki’s long time friend John Matere Keriri remembers him as a man who had the interest of Kenya at heart.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Mwai Kibaki worked without pay, asked for lifts
Kenyans pay tribute to Kibaki as he lies in state
Lying in state, reminding the onlookers of the memory of a man they respected and cherished, was the body of the former president.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Kenyans pay tribute to Kibaki as he lies in state
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Matere Keriri: The Kibaki I knew
Without pay for the job, Kibaki hitchhiked to get from one region to another and would later get a beat up Volkswagen that ended up being of no use to him.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Matere Keriri: The Kibaki I knew
Raila starts weeklong tour of US, meets key State officials
The ODM leader will also meet with Kenyans residing in the US to seek their support for his presidential race.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Raila starts weeklong tour of US, meets key State officials
Sonko promises to use 'Rescue Team' to clean up Mombasa
Sonko will battle out in the Mombasa governor with Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff (ODM) and former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar (UDA).
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Sonko promises to use 'Rescue Team' to clean up Mombasa
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Running mate headache for Azimio la Umoja as leaders dig in
Azimio la Umoja One Kenya leaders are scratching their heads over the individual to pick for running mate so as to formulate a winning team for the presidency.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Running mate headache for Azimio la Umoja as leaders dig in
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Comedians who joined politics realise it is no laughing matter
Failure by comedians to win elective seats shows that politics is no laughing matter.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Comedians who joined politics realise it is no laughing matter
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Ngilu takes on Kalonzo over push for running mate post
The women league under Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya alliance wants Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua named Raila Odinga’s running mate.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Ngilu takes on Kalonzo over push for running mate post
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Kalonzo: I must be on Raila's ticket
Musyoka said it would make no sense for Mr Odinga to go for the presidency without him after they had run together in the 2013 and 2017 elections.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Kalonzo: I must be on Raila's ticket
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Fame: A key ingredient in the cooking pot of Kenyan politics
Fame has proven to be a key factor propelling some individuals to Parliament.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Fame: A key ingredient in the cooking pot of Kenyan politics
DPP: Prosecution of leaders on banned words will not be easy
It will take more than uttering the words banned by the NCIC to face prosecution, Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Noordin Haji has said.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
DPP: Prosecution of leaders on banned words will not be easy
Big boost for Ruto as more parties join Kenya Kwanza and sign deal
Deputy President William Ruto’s Kenya Kwanza Alliance has admitted eight new political parties after official signing of agreements in Nairobi yesterday.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Big boost for Ruto as more parties join Kenya Kwanza and sign deal
Ruto faults plans to renovate official Karen residence
Deputy President William Ruto has criticised the government’s plans to renovate his official residence in Karen, Nairobi.
By Judah Ben-Hur 3 months ago
Ruto faults plans to renovate official Karen residence
Thirdway Alliance leaders back Ekuru Aukot
Thirdway Alliance has nominated Dr Ekuru Aukot as its presidential candidate in the August 9 General Election.
By Judah Ben-Hur 4 months ago
Thirdway Alliance leaders back Ekuru Aukot
Wiper leaders push for party boss to be Raila’s running mate
Wiper is pushing for party leader Kalonzo Musyoka to be Raila Odinga’s running mate in the coming presidential elections.
By Judah Ben-Hur 4 months ago
Wiper leaders push for party boss to be Raila’s running mate