SECTIONS
EAC observer mission: Kenya's elections fair, credible
The mission applauded the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for the successful use of voter technology in voter identification and results transmission.
By David Njaaga 4 days ago
EAC observer mission: Kenya's elections fair, credible
How IEBC will determine who wins presidency
To win in the first round, a candidate must receive more than 50 per cent of the vote (50 per cent plus one) and at least 25 per cent of the votes cast in at least 24 of the 47 counties
By David Njaaga 4 days ago
How IEBC will determine who wins presidency
Education CS George Magoha announces new school reopening dates
Education CS George Magoha orders all schools to re-open on Monday, August 15; the initial opening day set for August 11 pushed forward to allow for vote tallying.
By David Njaaga 5 days ago
Education CS George Magoha announces new school reopening dates
IEBC receives 95.46 per cent of Form 34A
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) continue to receive Form 34A from different constituencies, with the exercise expected to complete soon.
By David Njaaga 5 days ago
IEBC receives 95.46 per cent of Form 34A
Facts about IEBC Forms 34A, 34B, and 34C
IEBC uses the forms to decide on presidential election results.
By David Njaaga 5 days ago
Facts about IEBC Forms 34A, 34B, and 34C
David Mwaure casts vote, calls for unity
David Mwaure: I am excited, I feel like I can fly. I am optimistic about voting as a new person and as a new presidential candidate. I am looking forward to a new and bright future.
By David Njaaga 6 days ago
David Mwaure casts vote, calls for unity
Dance, vuvuzelas, and whistleblowing as Raila casts vote in Kibra
Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga cast his vote at Old Kibra Primary School in Nairobi.
By David Njaaga 6 days ago
Dance, vuvuzelas, and whistleblowing as Raila casts vote in Kibra
12 countries verified by IEBC for diaspora voting
Diaspora voting in 12 countries: Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Africa, United Kingdom, Canada, USA, South Sudan, Qatar, UAE, and Germany.
By David Njaaga 6 days ago
12 countries verified by IEBC for diaspora voting
Explainer: What you need to know about IEBC KIEMS kits
The system identifies voters biometrically and seeks to curb impersonation during the voting exercise making sure only those that had been registered are allowed to cast their votes.
By David Njaaga 6 days ago
Explainer: What you need to know about IEBC KIEMS kits
Former President Uhuru Kenyatta's Aide-De-Camp officially takes over as Kenya Army Commander
Lt. Gen Njiru was ushered into the service in a colourful ceremony attended by top military officials at Kenya Army headquarters in Nairobi on Monday, August 8.
By David Njaaga 7 days ago
Former President Uhuru Kenyatta's Aide-De-Camp officially takes over as Kenya Army Commander
Presidential candidates commit to peaceful elections
The four presidential candidates in this year’s Kenya’s general election have committed to peaceful polls.
By David Njaaga 10 days ago
Presidential candidates commit to peaceful elections
How to access election news on The Standard Group's platforms
As Kenya’s August 9 elections fast approach, Standard Group commits to sharing with you information and news that is credible and timely.
By David Njaaga 10 days ago
How to access election news on The Standard Group's platforms
David Ndii: Forget opinion polls, numbers show Raila trailing Ruto
David Ndii says the bloc-voting pattern, which is characteristic of Kenyans, does not support the pollsters’ projections.
By David Njaaga 11 days ago
David Ndii: Forget opinion polls, numbers show Raila trailing Ruto
Premium
Uhuru: Liars never make good presidents
Uhuru said honesty is one of the key values that leaders shouldn’t compromise on.
By David Njaaga 11 days ago
Uhuru: Liars never make good presidents
Mucheru: Fake tallying will be dealt with
ICT Min. says 96.4pc of polling centres have access to a 3G network to allow for poll results transmission.
By David Njaaga 12 days ago
Mucheru: Fake tallying will be dealt with
TSC grants teachers leave as elections approach
Nancy Macharia said teachers, especially those contracted by the IEBC to administer the August 9 elections, are allowed to go on leave.
By David Njaaga 13 days ago
TSC grants teachers leave as elections approach
Kenya's aviation sustainability ranked second best in Africa
The global body says Kenya scored 91.77 per cent in its latest audit, the highest ever recorded in East and Central Africa.
By David Njaaga 14 days ago
Kenya's aviation sustainability ranked second best in Africa
President Kenyatta: I'll not fight back any more
President Kenyatta: I’ll not fight back any more
By David Njaaga 14 days ago
President Kenyatta: I'll not fight back any more
Kenya is watching, Martha Karua tells IEBC
Karua said if only the IEBC plays neutral in the elections, then Kenya would be a peaceful country during and after the August 9 General Election.
By David Njaaga 17 days ago
Kenya is watching, Martha Karua tells IEBC
Ruto in his Nandi backyard: Uhuru, don't threaten me
Ruto said he’d had enough of Kenyatta’s “threats”, and was now asking him to stop intimidating him.
By David Njaaga 17 days ago
Ruto in his Nandi backyard: Uhuru, don't threaten me
Wilson airport closed off to public today due to military exercise
Domestic airlines that fly out of Wilson Airport in Nairobi, such as Safari Link Aviation, have as a result effected the changes.
By David Njaaga 18 days ago
Wilson airport closed off to public today due to military exercise
IEBC calls for meeting with Ruto, Raila, Wajackoyah and Mwaure
IEBC’s Chief Executive Officer Marjan Hussein Marjan said the commission will clarify on Forms 34A and 34B after Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya raised concerns.
By David Njaaga 18 days ago
IEBC calls for meeting with Ruto, Raila, Wajackoyah and Mwaure
DCI and IEBC end row over Venezuelans arrested at JKIA
DCI and IEBC settle row over Venezuelan nationals’ arrests, commit to work together and resolve differences away from the public
By David Njaaga 18 days ago
DCI and IEBC end row over Venezuelans arrested at JKIA
President Uhuru: DP William Ruto is a liar
President Kenyatta has accused his deputy, William Ruto, of telling lies to the residents of Nakuru and Mombasa counties.
By David Njaaga 19 days ago
President Uhuru: DP William Ruto is a liar
George Wajackoyah: I'm out of presidential debate
Wajackoyah was scheduled to face off against David Mwaure of Agano Party in the first tier of the debate.
By David Njaaga 20 days ago
George Wajackoyah: I'm out of presidential debate
Chief Justice Martha Koome reshuffles the judiciary
In the changes, Mr Mrima, who has been serving in the Constitutional and Human Rights Division, has been transferred to Kitale as presiding Judge effective August 1, 2022.
By David Njaaga 21 days ago
Chief Justice Martha Koome reshuffles the judiciary
Smartmatic: What to know about firm aiding IEBC technology
For 22 years now, Smartmatic International has been in the business of building and implementing electronic voting systems.
By David Njaaga 24 days ago
Smartmatic: What to know about firm aiding IEBC technology
Hussein Mohamed speaks on 'Gachagua debate notes'
Hussein Mohamed said Gachagua was not in possession of the questions ahead of the debate schedule.
By David Njaaga 25 days ago
Hussein Mohamed speaks on 'Gachagua debate notes'
Uhuru humors Kenyans as he is photographed with rare sea coconut fruit
The reserve is well-known for its living remnants of ancient palm forests, known as Coco de mer, or sea coconut.
By David Njaaga 26 days ago
Uhuru humors Kenyans as he is photographed with rare sea coconut fruit
Adding Reuben Kigame on presidential ballot paper to cost Sh971m, IEBC says
The IEBC says the presidential hopeful did not raise the requisite 48,000 signatures from at least 24 counties in Kenya as required by the law.
By David Njaaga 26 days ago
Adding Reuben Kigame on presidential ballot paper to cost Sh971m, IEBC says
Trust institutions managing elections, former AG Githu Muigai says
Muigai warned that such actions could jeopardise how the August 9 elections are run.  
By David Njaaga 27 days ago
Trust institutions managing elections, former AG Githu Muigai says
USIU-Africa picks Margee Ensign for vice-chancellor job
USIU-Africa University Council Chairman Kris Ole-Senanu stated that Ensign will take office on September 1, 2022.
By David Njaaga 28 days ago
USIU-Africa picks Margee Ensign for vice-chancellor job
Paul Muite explains weight loss
The picture of Paul Muite which has since gone viral. [Photo, Twitter]
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Paul Muite explains weight loss
How you can submit questions to running mates ahead of Tuesday debate
Kenyans wishing to field questions to their preferred candidates can do so by sending a video recording through WhatsApp.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
How you can submit questions to running mates ahead of Tuesday debate
Kenyatta University gets acting VC
Wanjohi, who is Kenyatta University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics, will hold the top seat in an acting capacity.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Kenyatta University  gets acting VC
Uhuru moves in to stop fuel price hike ahead of EPRA review
That means that a litre of petrol in Nairobi will continue to retail at Sh159.12, diesel Sh140.00 and kerosene Sh127.94.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Uhuru moves in to stop fuel price hike ahead of EPRA review
Matiang'i cautions politicians against incitement
Matiang'i advised individuals seeking elective seats in the country to watch their rhetoric and refrain from inciting hatred.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Matiang'i cautions politicians against incitement
Elect leaders of integrity, Archbishop Ole Sapit urges
Arch-bishop Jackson Ole Sapit warned leaders with a tainted track record to desist from holding public office, and instead clear the way for leaders with integrity.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Elect leaders of integrity, Archbishop Ole Sapit urges
Speaker Muturi cancels Wednesday's special sittings
Speaker Justin Muturi cancels special National Assembly sittings scheduled for tomorrow, says Government Printer, without explanation, declined to gazette them.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Speaker Muturi cancels Wednesday's special sittings
Police launch manhunt for 17-year old who stabbed, killed cousin in Nandi
According to the police, Josphat Kibet, 31, sustained injuries from an arrow wound inflicted on him by the juvenile.
By David Njaaga 1 month ago
Police launch manhunt for 17-year old who stabbed, killed cousin in Nandi
Missing Embakasi East Returning Officer Daniel Musyoka found dead
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John Ngumi: The blue-eyed boy of State corporations
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Conceding after losing is graceful and classy
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Profile: The four IEBC commissioners who disowned presidential results
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Cool under fire: Chebukati the soft-spoken man of steel
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