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The defining 48 hours for Raila, Ruto before campaigns close
Front runners in State House race are rushing from rally to rally to woo voters. They are also engaging in accusations and counter accusations over the Tuesday’s poll.
By Allan Mungai 8 days ago
The defining 48 hours for Raila, Ruto before campaigns close
UDA asks NCIC to act over clip shared by Joho and Junet
UDA Secretary General Veronica Maina wants Junet and Joho compelled to acknowledge they deliberately deceived Kenyans.
By Allan Mungai 10 days ago
UDA asks NCIC to act over clip shared by Joho and Junet
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Battalion given its troop colours
Uhuru said the award of colours to all the three battalions is a significant milestone.
By Allan Mungai 15 days ago
Battalion given its troop colours
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Jubilee nominates Uhuru's sister as parties out to reward loyalists
Jubilee has also nominated Murang’a Woman Rep Sabina Chege and its chairman Nelson Dzuya to the National Assembly.
By Allan Mungai 17 days ago
Jubilee nominates Uhuru's sister as parties out to reward loyalists
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Chebukati: A man with the hardest job in Kenya today. Will he deliver?
With little time remaining and so much happening can Chebukati and team hold free and fair election?
By Allan Mungai 18 days ago
Chebukati: A man with the hardest job in Kenya today. Will he deliver?
Credibility questions dog opinion surveys despite tough rules
Pollsters say the dismal of opinion poll results by candidates is a strategic campaign tactic. A darker concern exists about polls which are deliberately falsified to achieve an objective
By Allan Mungai 20 days ago
Credibility questions dog opinion surveys despite tough rules
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The battle plans in the Karua-Gachagua showdown
Martha Karua portrayed image of being clean and dependable, painting Kenya Kwanza as corrupt.
By Allan Mungai 23 days ago
The battle plans in the Karua-Gachagua showdown
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Different routes that led to Karua, Rigathi picks as running mates
Martha Karua's journey to being picked as Raila's ticket mate was more drawn out than Rigathi Gachagua's.
By Allan Mungai 24 days ago
Different routes that led to Karua, Rigathi picks as running mates
Sonko's ruling puts top county leaders on edge
Observers say the Supreme Court decision will likely embolden the Members of the County Assemblies.
By Allan Mungai 27 days ago
Sonko's ruling puts top county leaders on edge
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Uhuru: Lame duck President?
President Uhuru Kenyatta is finally laying the speculation about the role he will play in succession politics at their prime.
By Allan Mungai 29 days ago
Uhuru: Lame duck President?
IEBC in a tight spot as poll disputes drag on
Chairperson Wafula Chebukati wants the judiciary to fast-track cases. He says the window for printing the ballot papers is quickly closing.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
IEBC in a tight spot as poll disputes drag on
Presidential candidates pledge to uphold peace in polls
NCIC and Mkenya Daima have bound the candidates to use a language of peace, inclusivity, respect, culturally sensitive, educative, and issue-based.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Presidential candidates pledge to uphold peace in polls
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Uhuru Kenyatta's last cabinet and unfinished business as exit nears
As it is, Uhuru’s administration is already winding up at the house on the hill. However, some CSs will have more roles after the transition of political power.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Uhuru Kenyatta's last cabinet and unfinished business as exit nears
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How Kenya will hold the most expensive election in the region
Such features include generic watermarks and capabilities that would make it impossible to photocopy. Length of ballot paper resulting from a large number of aspirants increased cost.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
How Kenya will hold the most expensive election in the region
Ruto's plan: Winner or ammunition for rivals?
Pundits believe Ruto could have unwittingly set himself up for failure by making promises without considering that, even if he won, there are circumstances that could impede his ability to deliver.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Ruto's plan: Winner or ammunition for rivals?
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Hard questions on Raila Odinga, William Ruto manifestos
Kenyans don't have stadiums and the children don't have laptops they were promised in 2013. Analysts say Kenyans would be naïve to expect “how to” statements from either side.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Hard questions on Raila Odinga, William Ruto manifestos
Debate over manual or electronic registers use on voting day continues to haunt elections body
The method the IEBC uses to identify voters before they are allowed to cast their ballots, and the results transmission at the end of polling, have been contentious issues.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Debate over manual or electronic registers use on voting day continues to haunt elections body
Start-up eases supply, distribution of medicines via e-platform
The platform allows users to order prescription medicines as well as other health products that can be bought without a prescription.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Start-up eases supply, distribution of medicines via e-platform
A case for repurposing land use for agriculture
Experts have backed decision at a Cabinet meeting last month to repossess idle land owned by public institutions for agricultural production.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
A case for repurposing land use for agriculture
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Acid test for Raila Odinga, William Ruto amid fears of a possible low voter turnout
Sustained forays by Raila and Martha Karua have turned Mt Kenya region into a battleground. Political dynamics are turning counties in Western and Coast regions into battlegrounds.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Acid test for Raila Odinga, William Ruto amid fears of a possible low voter turnout
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Political realignments could tilt scales for Raila, Ruto
These alignments and realignments could be seen in the numbers, especially in Mt Kenya, Western Kenya and the Coast regions.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Political realignments could tilt scales for Raila, Ruto
State dreams big with new resource mapping project
Uhuru Kenyatta said the project was borne out of the compelling need to have current and comprehensive geospatial data covering the country.
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
State dreams big with new resource mapping project
Sakaja responds, cites mischief in degree row
The Senator, reading “mischief and political interference” in the matter asked why the Commission was only haunting him and not all other political aspirants.
By Betty Njeru 1 month ago
Sakaja responds, cites mischief in degree row
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True or false? Sakaja's story of troubled past and his big break
In numerous interviews, Sakaja drew the picture of a focused boy who beat family tragedies, struck the right friendships, and made strategic decisions that propelled his life to early success. 
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
True or false? Sakaja's story of troubled past and his big break
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Ruto assures mitumba traders of funds, vows to stop slum evictions
Ruto said slum residents have a right to decent housing and should not be forcefully removed from their homes
By Allan Mungai 1 month ago
Ruto assures mitumba traders of funds, vows to stop slum evictions
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Similarities and parallels in Raila Odinga, William Ruto campaign tactics
Both Ruto and Raila have engaged regional leaders and promised to invest in the welfare of single women, including empowering them financially.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Similarities and parallels in Raila Odinga, William Ruto campaign tactics
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When David Maraga sought to send MPs home over two-thirds gender rule
Parliament has failed to enact legislation to implement the two-thirds gender rule despite numerous court orders. Six petitions sought to have the CJ advise the President to dissolve the House.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
When David Maraga sought to send MPs home over two-thirds gender rule
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IEBC slams MPs for rejecting law changes, hints bumpy ride ahead
Electoral body says legislators had made the commission’s work difficult. It says proposed amendments were meant to make election process smooth.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
IEBC slams MPs for rejecting law changes, hints bumpy ride ahead
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Hard questions as poll test run held
Key among emerging concerns was the safety of the result declaration forms.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Hard questions as poll test run held
Raila plan to revive textile industry divides opinion
Raila promised to promote cotton growing and revive textile factories, suggesting the industry collapsed due to importation of mitumba clothes.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Raila plan to revive textile industry divides opinion
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Battle for State House begins in earnest as William Ruto cleared to run
William Ruto is the fourth candidate to get the electoral body’s nod to run for the top seat. He expressed confidence in IEBC but accused media houses of alleged bias in coverage. 
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Battle for State House begins in earnest as William Ruto cleared to run
End of the road for five presidential hopefuls
IEBC started the clearance of presidential candidates on Sunday. The commission is vetting documents of 16 aspirants who want to be President.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
End of the road for five presidential hopefuls
Uhuru defends legacy, warns of 'bad' successor
Uhuru Kenyatta argues debt still sustainable but only worry was if next administration looted the funds.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Uhuru defends legacy, warns of 'bad' successor
It's Karua vs Gachagua in Mt Kenya, Murathe says
David Murathe said voters who had told him they would not vote were now enthusiastic about turning up to vote for Ms Karua.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
It's Karua vs Gachagua in Mt Kenya, Murathe says
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Azimio is Kalonzo Musyoka's only option, will he go back?
Reports suggest IEBC did not clear him to run for State House on a technicality. He has previously ruled out working with Kenya Kwanza’s Ruto, saying they have no relationship.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Azimio is Kalonzo Musyoka's only option, will he go back?
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National prayer breakfast exposes leaders' hypocrisy
The event has brought to the fore the question of leaders’ failure to practice what they preach. Ruto asked for Uhuru’s forgiveness and conceded he might not have been the best DP.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
National prayer breakfast exposes leaders' hypocrisy
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Kenya Kwanza may not be an option for dithering Kalonzo
The jury is still out on whether Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka will support ODM leader Raila Odinga’s candidature on August 9.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Kenya Kwanza may not be an option for dithering Kalonzo
PM post? Rivals dangle fat carrot rejected in BBI
Lawyer Donald Kipkorir argues that the office would be legal once created by way of an executive order by the incoming president.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
PM post? Rivals dangle fat carrot rejected in BBI
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Impeached governors cannot vie, says CJ
Koome says an impeached leader remains impeached until a superior court lifts the impeachment. CJ marks one year in office as Judiciary fights for independence and transformation.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
Impeached governors cannot vie, says CJ
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By joining Raila, Karua's resolve faces tough test
Azimio la Umoja Deputy President nominee Martha Karua is not someone who needs to be convinced about her own ability.
By Allan Mungai 2 months ago
By joining Raila, Karua's resolve faces tough test