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IEBC, presidential candidates meet over forms storm
William Ruto’s United Democratic Alliance yesterday joined Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya coalition party in demanding answers from the commission.
By Brian Otieno 17 days ago
IEBC, presidential candidates meet over forms storm
Leaders differ over impact of Raila's decision to skip debate
DP Ruto said Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga, his main rival in the August 9 election, was afraid because he is “not the real candidate”.
By Brian Otieno 18 days ago
Leaders differ over impact of Raila's decision to skip debate
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Ruto at debate: Did he impress or disappoint?
Right off the bat, the DP took the fight to President Uhuru Kenyatta, tying his failures to Raila, in a bid to score points.
By Brian Otieno 19 days ago
Ruto at debate: Did he impress or disappoint?
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Kenya's history through Uhuru Gardens' relics and treasures
Park’s renovation began in August 2020 and is being undertaken by Kenya Defence Forces.
By Brian Otieno 19 days ago
Kenya's history through Uhuru Gardens' relics and treasures
Ruto answers the hard questions, says it's a hustlers' moment
For one and a half hours, William Ruto answered questions on his plan for the economy, his integrity, shifting positions, and the unfulfilled promises of the Jubilee administration. 
By Brian Otieno 20 days ago
Ruto answers the hard questions, says it's a hustlers' moment
Ruto, Raila focus on counties that could decide who succeeds Uhuru
In 2017, 83 per cent of Mt Kenya’s registered voters voted. Uhuru got a nearly 3.8 million gap against Raila in the poll.
By Brian Otieno 21 days ago
Ruto, Raila focus on counties that could decide who succeeds Uhuru
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua throws jabs at President
Gachagua’s offensive on the president was, seemingly, part of a strategy that the UDA has employed, which also involves piling the president’s burden on Azimio.
By Brian Otieno 26 days ago
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua throws jabs at President
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Karua: Is second liberation leader days away from making history?
Karua’s candidacy has opened up an avenue through which Raila Odinga can access the Mt Kenya region, which boasts some 5.8 million votes.
By Brian Otieno 26 days ago
Karua: Is second liberation leader days away from making history?
Karua and Gachagua face off over integrity, graft in presidential debate
Azimio running mate Martha Karua says “principled” deputy should quit if they differ with president.
By Brian Otieno 26 days ago
Karua and Gachagua face off over integrity, graft in presidential debate
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Why gender rule could elude next Parliament
According to IEBC data, every woman contesting faces an average 13 men. Only 1,962 women have been cleared while men who will be on the ballot are 14,137.
By Brian Otieno 29 days ago
Why gender rule could elude next Parliament
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William Ruto's Karen home: From official residence to a Hustler's Mansion
Operations at his Harambee House Annex has been scaled down and his Karen house is his seat of power christened the 'Hustler's mansion' Ruto where he announced his running mate.
By Brian Otieno 30 days ago
William Ruto's Karen home: From official residence to a Hustler's Mansion
Poll show Arati leads in Kisii governor race
Arati, who is vying on an ODM ticket, would get more than two-thirds of the total vote.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Poll show Arati leads in Kisii governor race
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Why Wajackoyah could determine the winner in a runoff
Raila, who, according to the poll, enjoys 42 per cent support across the country, would need eight per cent to hit the 50 plus one vote target set for the victor.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Why Wajackoyah could determine the winner in a runoff
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Wajackoyah, the Brit? Weed out the thought, but Boris Johnson fall could deny Kenya new high
The Prof has 10 promises, but he is most famous for his first - legalising “bhangi!” Owing to his unrelenting advocacy of weed, the herb has earned a new street name - Wajackoyah
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Wajackoyah, the Brit? Weed out the thought, but Boris Johnson fall could deny Kenya new high
High cost of living a blot on Uhuru's legacy, poll shows
Fifty per cent of Kenyans want the next president to address the high cost of basics. Ruto, Raila supporters say Jubilee’s most enduring achievement is infrastructure development
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
High cost of living a blot on Uhuru's legacy, poll shows
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Wafula Chebukati: Man of the moment, has work clearly cut out for him
The political class does not trust the chairman and has called for his resignation, But the embattled polls team is upbeat that it has met all statutory deadlines.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Wafula Chebukati: Man of the moment, has work clearly cut out for him
IEBC on the spot over ethnic composition of poll officers
Raila Odinga’s chief agent Saitabao ole Kanchory said one community occupies 19 per cent of the IEBC county returning officer jobs.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
IEBC on the spot over ethnic composition of poll officers
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IEBC stares at nightmare of ballot papers delay due to judge's ruling
Court has ordered IEBC not to print ballot papers in the Mombasa governorship race.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
IEBC stares at nightmare of ballot papers delay due to judge's ruling
Race to the magic 8.5 million votes
A higher turnout of 80 per cent would see 17.7 million voters turn out to vote, taking the pass mark to some 8.8 million votes.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Race to the magic 8.5 million votes
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Don't cry, Bahati, that's just politics and you are not the lucky candidate
It was a more realistic ambition than his previous one of being president, which saw him unseat a sitting president in public in 2016.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Don't cry, Bahati, that's just politics and you are not the lucky candidate
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George Wajackoyah's ten-point manifesto put to the test by experts
Bobby Mkangi, a constitutional lawyer who drafted the 2010 Constitution, said Prof Wajackoyah's plan to legalise marijuana for medicinal use, is practical.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
George Wajackoyah's ten-point manifesto put to the test by experts
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Wajackoyah's manifesto radical shift from others
Wajackoyah says every Kenyan could get a dividend cheque of Sh200,000 per annum from the sale of bhang.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Wajackoyah's manifesto radical shift from others
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Ruto and Raila disagree over IEBC method to identify voters
While Raila and his allies made a case for having a printed register, Ruto and his representatives, insisted on an electronic register.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Ruto and Raila disagree over IEBC method to identify voters
Pomp and colour as Wajackoyah launches manifesto
Israel Vibration's Vultures played more than 10 times, and it was the song played to usher the Roots Party leader into the packed auditorium.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Pomp and colour as Wajackoyah launches manifesto
Azimio has 24 hours to finish zoning as parties oppose scheme
IEBC is set to gazette candidates tomorrow with 40 days remaining to elections.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Azimio has 24 hours to finish zoning as parties oppose scheme
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Excuse me Madam Susan, they want know how Kenyan you are to contest governor seat
Having a thick accent, of any of the country's ethnicities, isn't, either. All doubters are hereby referred to Susan Kihika, Senator of Nakuru County, home of Kenya's newest city.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Excuse me Madam Susan, they want know how Kenyan you are to contest governor seat
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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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Top politicians stare at uncertain future ahead of poll
Azimio will employ a two-pronged strategy to arrive at a single candidate for each elective seat. In Mt Kenya, Narc Kenya aspirants have refused to play second fiddle to their Jubilee rivals.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Top politicians stare at uncertain future ahead of poll
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Tower of Babel as IEBC, agencies work at cross purposes weeks to 2022 election
Electoral agency and the Communication Authority have clashed over status of network coverage.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Tower of Babel as IEBC, agencies work at cross purposes weeks to 2022 election
Powerful figures shielding businessmen from paying taxes: DP
DP Ruto claimed a cabal of senior government officials was responsible for exempting themselves, their friends and businesses.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Powerful figures shielding businessmen from paying taxes: DP
Poll shows Sakaja is preferred candidate in city governor race
Research by polling firm Tifa shows that Sakaja leads with with 40 per cent, with Igathe trailing by eight percentage points.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Poll shows Sakaja is preferred candidate in city governor race
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Super senator Johnson Sakaja struggles to spruce up his papers
A photo in a gown would have been enough to quiet his nosey, pesky detractors. He still has a chance to get his dimples on the ballot.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Super senator Johnson Sakaja struggles to spruce up his papers
IEBC clears Igathe, Samboja as Wavinya, Malombe await verdict
Tribunal rules cases against Taita Taveta and Nairobi governor candidates had no merit. The remaining cases will be dispensed with tomorrow, the three-member panel said.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
IEBC clears Igathe, Samboja as Wavinya, Malombe await verdict
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Nyambane completed degree 'in seven months'
The IEBC Dispute Resolution Committee learnt that Mong’are, alias Nyambane, studied there between May and December last year.
By Brian Otieno 1 month ago
Nyambane completed degree 'in seven months'
University defends degrees awarded to Arati
Simba Arati is among governor aspirants whose academic credentials have been challenged.
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
University defends degrees awarded to Arati
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Martha Karua: What I bring to the table is resolve, determination
On her first assignment as running mate, Karua returned home to Kirinyaga County, a tour that was more of a campaign for Raila’s fifth presidential bid than it was a celebration.
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
Martha Karua: What I bring to the table is resolve, determination
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Smiles, white teeth and transcripts fail Jimi in his hour of greatest need
Jimi had spent the week watching Chebukati process aspirants into candidates. Top on his agenda was making sure Ruto and Baba joined Uhuru in retirement.
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
Smiles, white teeth and transcripts fail Jimi in his hour of greatest need
Attrition rate scares lawmakers out of their wits
Turns out there lives an animal more dreaded than ‘regional kingpins’, previously only mentioned in whispers as ‘attrition rate’.
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
Attrition rate scares lawmakers out of their wits
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With bungled 2017 polls still fresh, Wafula Chebukati is in for yet another test
For the next two months, spotlight is going to be on IEBC chairman over August polls. Recent simulation of election results transmission puts him and polls body in sharp focus.
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
With bungled 2017 polls still fresh, Wafula Chebukati is in for yet another test
Raila, Kalonzo in foreign trip, aides won't say where and for how long
Raila had spoken of the trip during the burial of Stella Memusi, wife of Kajiado Central MP Kanchory Memusi, on Tuesday.
By Brian Otieno 2 months ago
Raila, Kalonzo in foreign trip, aides won't say where and for how long
Tracing the roots: Where Karua, Gachagua grew up
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Irungu Kang'ata extends fairy-tale journey with governor win
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Cool under fire: Chebukati the soft-spoken man of steel
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Bitter end: Chebukati attacked as chaos mar Bomas briefing
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President-elect: How Ruto made it to the top
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With polls done, you can as well kiss State subsidies goodbye
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