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'If undecided voters abstain, Raila will win presidency in round one'
The poll conducted between July 31 and August 1, 2022, also showed Kenyans do not anticipate violence between today and voting day.
By Josphat Thiong’o 15 days ago
'If undecided voters abstain, Raila will win presidency in round one'
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Three out of four polls place Raila ahead days to general elections
According to polls, Raila Odinga would win in first round if he won over the undecided voters while Ruto would force a run-off
By Josphat Thiong’o 15 days ago
Three out of four polls place Raila ahead days to general elections
Sakaja and Lenku lead in Nairobi, Kajiado
Number of undecided voters in Nairobi governor race account for 10 per cent, down from 53 per cent in May and for senator, it is 33 per cent.
By Josphat Thiong’o 16 days ago
Sakaja and Lenku lead in Nairobi, Kajiado
How Wajackoyah's no-show propped Mwaure at the presidential debate
Solemn and confident, Mwaure shot from the hip making his stand against corruption known and how he plans to revive the economy.
By Josphat Thiong’o 21 days ago
How Wajackoyah's no-show propped Mwaure at the presidential debate
David Mwaure: I will sever diplomatic ties with countries holding Kenya's stolen trillions
Agano party leader to increase allocation of funds to devolved units to 40 per cent.
By Josphat Thiong’o 23 days ago
David Mwaure: I will sever diplomatic ties with countries holding Kenya's stolen trillions
Corruption and push to legalise marijuana dominate Wamae, Mucheru debate
Justina Wamae and Ruth Mutua went head to head, making a case for their respective manifestos.
By Josphat Thiong’o 30 days ago
Corruption and push to legalise marijuana dominate Wamae, Mucheru debate
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So near yet so far: Where the rain started beating Mike Sonko
In February 2020, Sonko, citing outside interference from cartels, called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to help him run the county.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
So near yet so far: Where the rain started beating Mike Sonko
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Mike Sonko's rise and rise then dramatic fall, but...
To put things in perspective, Sonko raked in 871,794 votes while Uhuru reaped 779,299 votes during the repeat presidential poll.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Mike Sonko's rise and rise then dramatic fall, but...
Chebukati and Marjan put to task over IEBC's preparedness
Chebukati and Marjan were put to task over claims of a ploy to bungle the elections in favour of a particular candidate and the efficiency of the Kiems kits among other issues.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Chebukati and Marjan put to task over IEBC's preparedness
Uhuru: Raila will finish the work I started
Uhuru assured residents that their votes would count if they cast them in favour of Raila, who would in turn ensure that the projects initiated by his administration will be completed
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Uhuru: Raila will finish the work I started
What Igathe, Sakaja missed during city governor debate
Despite the two leading candidates - Johnson Sakaja and Polycarp Igathe- staging a mettlesome debate, they concentrated on personal attacks at the expense of real issues.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
What Igathe, Sakaja missed during city governor debate
Africa Cyber fellowship to boost war on online crime
During the two-day conference in Nairobi, fellows will explore solutions required to address the increasingly complex types, scale, and impact of cyber-crime in Africa.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Africa Cyber fellowship to boost war on online crime
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Here are the Kenyan families split by the 2022 election
Governor Okoth Obado has sworn allegiance to DP William Ruto while his wife Hellen Odhiambo (right) is campaigning for Raila Odinga.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Here are the Kenyan families split by the 2022 election
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Ruto and Raila rely on backyards to get head start in bruising battle
DP Ruto has slight advantage of 2,432,441 votes from his Rift Valley while Raila’s Nyanza turf has 2,160,439 votes.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Ruto and Raila rely on backyards to get head start in bruising battle
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Numbers game: Ruto and Raila tour select regions to attract critical voters
Raila and Ruto have in the last six months been shadowing each other, frequently traversing the vote-rich Mt Kenya, Western, Coast and Rift Valley regions.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Numbers game: Ruto and Raila tour select regions to attract critical voters
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Numbers game: Ruto and Raila tour select regions to attract critical voters
Raila and Ruto have in the last six months been shadowing each other, frequently traversing the vote-rich Mt Kenya, Western, Coast and Rift Valley regions.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Numbers game: Ruto and Raila tour select regions to attract critical voters
Clash over IEBC move to scrap manual register
The Monday decision has sparked fears of some people being locked out from voting, given lack of an alternative voter identification method.
By Josphat Thiong’o 1 month ago
Clash over IEBC move to scrap manual register
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Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto draw battle lines in Kiambu ahead of polls
At stake are nearly two million votes, which can propel a presidential candidate to State House. While Ruto ceaselessly visits the county, Uhuru is fighting to ward him off.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Uhuru Kenyatta, William Ruto draw battle lines in Kiambu ahead of polls
NHIF to also cater for mental healthcare, President declares
Uhuru Kenyatta said the Ministry of Health was operationalising a mental health call centre with the goal of improving access to mental health services.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
NHIF to also cater for mental healthcare, President declares
Anxiety as parties forward names of nominated leaders
Registrar of Political Parties said those picked did not need to be members of the party. Each list, according to IEBC, must reflect regional and ethnic diversity.
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 months ago
Anxiety as parties forward names of nominated leaders
How MPs' actions could influence conduct of 2022 General Election
An array of Bills and regulations that could have shaped the outcome of the elections are still pending and this could have implications on the process.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
How MPs' actions could influence conduct of 2022 General Election
Total mitumba ban won't work here, traders tell Raila
Traders advised Raila and the government against any attempt to do away with the mitumba industry in favour of local textile industries.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Total mitumba ban won't work here, traders tell Raila
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Four-horse race: Your work made easier as IEBC bars 53 hopefuls
Only four of an initial 57 candidates have been cleared to battle it out for the top seat.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Four-horse race: Your work made easier as IEBC bars 53 hopefuls
Presidential debate still on course: Team
Organisers of the presidential debates have come out in defence of the planned event just a day after Deputy President William Ruto threatened not to participate.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Presidential debate still on course: Team
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Uhuru, Ruto feud plays out during Madaraka fete
The discord and coldness between the President and his deputy however seems to have worsened during former President Mwai Kibaki’s burial.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Uhuru, Ruto feud plays out during Madaraka fete
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Politics makes such strange bedfellows: Will the unions last?
Amason Kingi and Aisha Jumwa have found themselves in Ruto-led Kenya Kwanza. Lugari MP Ayub Savula shelved his ambitions in favour of ODM’s Fernandes Barasa.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Politics makes such strange bedfellows: Will the unions last?
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Involvement of CSs in Raila campaigns stirs legal debate
Legal experts have warned that Cabinet Secretaries who are campaigning have created grounds for a presidential petition should their preferred candidate win.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Involvement of CSs in Raila campaigns stirs legal debate
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Confusion as IEBC, registrar differ on status of Kalonzo Musyoka's bid
Anne Nderitu's office has written to Kalonzo seeking to know its status in the coalition agreement, IEBC says it would clear him once it established he had complied with the Elections Act.
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Confusion as IEBC, registrar differ on status of Kalonzo Musyoka's bid
Why Wiper isn't about to sever ties with Azimio
Despite Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka bolting out of the Azimio la Umoja One Kenya, he is yet to sever ties with the outfit.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Why Wiper isn't about to sever ties with Azimio
Public service vehicles to use Green Park terminus next week
Public service vehicles will start operating from the Green Park bus terminus next week, the Nairobi Metropolitan Services has announced.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Public service vehicles to use Green Park terminus next week
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Flip-flopping Kalonzo stuns both friend and foe
Kalonzo had made Azimio bend over backwards to accommodate him and his demands. He declared that he will for go it alone after failing to clinch Azimio running mate position
By Josphat Thiong’o 2 months ago
Flip-flopping Kalonzo stuns both friend and foe
KANU reaffirms commitment to Azimio, to unite all member parties
Kenya National Union (KANU) party has reiterated its commitment to the Azimio La Umoja One Kenya Coalition party ahead of the August elections. 
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
KANU reaffirms commitment to Azimio, to unite all member parties
Local firms launch bid to promote Kenya across eastern Africa
Leading local firms have partnered in order to promote Kenya as a tourism destination within the East African region.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Local firms launch bid to promote Kenya across eastern Africa
Parliament to extend sittings by a week over polls
Speaker Justin Muturi said there was need for the august House to adjust its adjournment date from June 10 to June 16 to deal with any eventualities ahead of the elections.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Parliament to extend sittings by a week over polls
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Raila Odinga between a rock and a hard place over choice of running mate
With IEBC deadline for candidates to submit names nearing, the ODM chief has to act fast. Jubilee decision to front to Kenneth and Chege has the complicated hunt for Number Two.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Raila Odinga between a rock and a hard place over choice of running mate
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Ali to Karangi: Generals in the Kibaki reign
Major General Ali was plucked from his position as Second Commander, Western Brigade. General Kibwana changed the system concerning retirement of Chiefs of General Staff.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Ali to Karangi: Generals in the Kibaki reign
Heroic send off for president Kibaki as leaders keep off politics
Kibaki memorial service draws thousands to rain-soaked Nyayo stadium. Leaders from different parts of the world hailed former president as a great statesman.
By Allan Mungai 3 months ago
Heroic send off for president Kibaki as leaders keep off politics
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Nairobi bids former president Kibaki last goodbye
The former Head of State’s final lap in the city started at around 8am. Dignitaries included Presidents Sahle-Work Zewde, Salva Kiir, and Cyril Ramaphosa.
By Allan Mungai 3 months ago
Nairobi bids former president Kibaki last goodbye
MPs hail Kibaki as a giant of history who steered economic liberation
They painted the picture of a humble yet virtuous man in the mould of the greats that preceded him and one who left a nation reeling from his ingenuity.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
MPs hail Kibaki as a giant of history who steered economic liberation
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Why Francis Kimemia, Sicily Kariuki's fate in race for governor lies with Uhuru
The political fate of Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia and former Water Cabinet Secretary, Sicily Kariuki now lies with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
By Josphat Thiong’o 3 months ago
Why Francis Kimemia, Sicily Kariuki's fate in race for governor lies with Uhuru
Strong dollar boosts banks' profits
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Kakuzi posts 341m profits on export sales
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US team, clergy push for smooth power handover
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