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Regional leaders congratulate Ruto on presidential poll win
Presidents Abiy Ahmed (Ethiopia), Emmerson Mnangagwa (Zimbabwe), and Hassan Mohamud (Somalia) congratulate president-elect William Ruto.
By Betty Njeru 1 day ago
Regional leaders congratulate Ruto on presidential poll win
Accept election outcome, Julius Malema urges Raila
Malema however asked that Odinga, who came second after Ruto, concedes, to allow for a smooth transition of power.
By Betty Njeru 1 day ago
Accept election outcome, Julius Malema urges Raila
IEBC gazettes Ruto, Gachagua win
IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati has gazetted William Ruto and Rigathi Gachagua as president-elect and deputy president-elect respectively.
By Betty Njeru 2 days ago
IEBC gazettes Ruto, Gachagua win
Kenya calm and secure, security council says
The National Security Advisory Committee led by Kinyua said their assessment of the security situation in the country showed a relatively calm situation.
By Betty Njeru 2 days ago
Kenya calm and secure, security council says
Why Raila Odinga did not go to Bomas of Kenya
Kanchory said his team did not have verifiable presidential results they can rely on and therefore could not invite their principal to Bomas.
By Betty Njeru 3 days ago
Why Raila Odinga did not go to Bomas of Kenya
Wafula Chebukati: I delivered in spite of threats
Chebukati said two IEBC commissioners including the Chief Executive had been injured in the line of duty.
By Betty Njeru 3 days ago
Wafula Chebukati: I delivered in spite of threats
Narok governor results to be declared at Bomas
The declaration of Narok governorship results has now been moved to the Bomas of Kenya.
By Betty Njeru 4 days ago
Narok governor results to be declared at Bomas
VIDEO: Commotion at Bomas as Azimio, Kenya Kwanza leaders differ
It emerged that some leaders from Azimio la Umoja coalition had taken issue with those from the Kenya Kwanza brigade over claims of interference.
By Betty Njeru 6 days ago
VIDEO: Commotion at Bomas as Azimio, Kenya Kwanza leaders differ
Government suspends Sh100 maize flour subsidy program
Agriculture CS Peter Munya suspends Sh100 maize flour subsidy citing inadequate release of funds from the Treasury.
By Betty Njeru 5 days ago
Government suspends Sh100 maize flour subsidy program
UPDATE: Official presidential results per constituency so far
So far, there are results from fifteen (15) constituencies, with William Ruto in the lead with 407,477 votes and Raila with 238,136 votes.
By Betty Njeru 6 days ago
UPDATE: Official presidential results per constituency so far
Simba Arati, Mutahi Kahiga clinch Kisii, Nyeri governor seats
ODM’s Simba Arati has won the Kisii Governor seat, garnering 270,928 votes against UDA candidate Ezekiel Machogu who got some 82, 104 votes.
By Betty Njeru 6 days ago
Simba Arati, Mutahi Kahiga clinch Kisii, Nyeri governor seats
83-year-old Sam Ongeri gets 3,700 votes in Kisii governor race
Outgoing Kisii Senator Prof Sam Ongeri who was seeking to be the county’s next boss only managed 3,782 votes.
By Betty Njeru 6 days ago
83-year-old Sam Ongeri gets 3,700 votes in Kisii governor race
Babu Owino, David Gikaria retain MP seats
MPs Babu Owino and David Gikaria have retained their seats in the Embakasi East and Nakuru East parliamentary races respectively.
By Betty Njeru 7 days ago
Babu Owino, David Gikaria retain MP seats
Chebukati starts releasing official presidential results
The commission’s Chairperson Wafula Chebukati on Thursday announced the first verified presidential results from Webuye East Constituency, Bungoma County.
By Betty Njeru 7 days ago
Chebukati starts releasing official presidential results
Haji orders arrest of Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa
Barasa is wanted over the alleged killing of his opponent’s aide at a polling station in Bungoma County on Tuesday, August 9.
By Betty Njeru 8 days ago
Haji orders arrest of Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa
Failed KIEMS kits, low turnout mar election day as voting closes
Voting extended at Mwiki, Runyenjes and Kiambu Institute of Technology polling stations, IEBC officials cite morning delays as exercise closes countrywide.
By Betty Njeru 9 days ago
Failed KIEMS kits, low turnout mar election day as voting closes
Azimio cries foul in Mombasa, Kakamega governor election
Azimio now wants IEBC commissioners probed and audited, questioning why only elections in the two counties were postponed.
By Betty Njeru 10 days ago
Azimio cries foul in Mombasa, Kakamega governor election
Ruto to Uhuru: You don't have to worry that I will outperform you
UDA presidential candidate Ruto pledges to unite country and empower low-income earners; says he’ll commit to constitutionalism regardless of poll results.
By Betty Njeru 12 days ago
Ruto to Uhuru: You don't have to worry that I will outperform you
I will uphold the constitution, Ruto says
Ruto, confident of victory on Tuesday said he will invite Raila to share a cup of tea and discuss his next steps.
By Betty Njeru 12 days ago
I will uphold the constitution, Ruto says
IEBC to use manual register in Tuesday Election
IEBC says it will use the manual register to complement the electronic register in next week’s polls.
By Betty Njeru 13 days ago
IEBC to use manual register in Tuesday Election
Matiang'i declares Tuesday, August 9 a public holiday
Interior CS Fred Matiang’i gazettes Tuesday, August 9 as a public holiday to allow Kenyans to vote in the general election.
By Betty Njeru 14 days ago
Matiang'i declares Tuesday, August 9 a public holiday
Haji directs Mutyambai to probe DP Ruto video clips
A fact check by The Standard however reveals that the widely-circulated video shared by some Azimio allied politicians was manipulated.  
By Betty Njeru 14 days ago
Haji directs Mutyambai to probe DP Ruto video clips
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Nightclubs and chapatis: Antics politicians are using to woo voters
Nairobi governor candidate Polycarp Igathe wowed netizens with his “let me help you do it” campaign antics.
By Betty Njeru 14 days ago
Nightclubs and chapatis: Antics politicians are using to woo voters
Ex-Botswana President Festus Mogae opts out of Kenya elections role
Ex-Botswana President Festus Mogae withdraws from Commonwealth Observer group in Kenya due to unforeseen circumstances, replaced by ex-Jamaica PM Bruce Golding.
By Betty Njeru 15 days ago
Ex-Botswana President Festus Mogae opts out of Kenya elections role
Nairobi Expressway to remain closed from today evening
Nairobi Expressway trial period ends, to remain closed to the public from 9 pm today until its official commission, Moja Expressway announces.
By Betty Njeru 19 days ago
Nairobi Expressway to remain closed from today evening
Kenya's inflation rate up by 0.4 per cent from June
Kenya's inflation rate in July rises to 8.3pc compared to 7.9pc in June; KNBS cites high food and fuel prices for the increase.
By Betty Njeru 20 days ago
Kenya's inflation rate up by 0.4 per cent from June
Raila, Ruto divisions shouldn't deceive you, they're the same- Lee Njiru
Lee Njiru said that all politicians are alike, with the same mannerisms, and could turn against the people at any time.
By Betty Njeru 21 days ago
Raila, Ruto divisions shouldn't deceive you, they're the same- Lee Njiru
Rigathi Gachagua: I will appeal my Sh202m loss
Mathira MP Rigathi Gachagua to appeal High Court decision ordering him to forfeit Sh202m to the State; says he wasn’t accorded fair hearing.
By Betty Njeru 21 days ago
Rigathi Gachagua: I will appeal my Sh202m loss
Why Galana Kulalu project failed- Ruto
The DP yesterday admitted that the project failed due to a lack of liability from the State.
By Betty Njeru 22 days ago
Why Galana Kulalu project failed- Ruto
Magoha's intimidation of journalists unfortunate, MCK says
Magoha is on record asking the journalist to identify herself before he could respond to her questions.
By Betty Njeru 22 days ago
Magoha's intimidation of journalists unfortunate, MCK says
Presidential debate: Wajackoyah arrives at CUEA, leaves minutes later
Wajackoyah says he is at the venue to confirm if all presidential candidates will be debating at the same time.
By Betty Njeru 23 days ago
Presidential debate: Wajackoyah arrives at CUEA, leaves minutes later
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I'm not here for a catfight: When female candidates showed unity
Analysts on Tuesday evening argued that issues of women continue to weigh heavily in the political landscape.
By Betty Njeru 26 days ago
I'm not here for a catfight: When female candidates showed unity
IEBC commissioners in Greece to witness ballot printing
The commission said the mission is part of “due diligence” ahead of the August 9 General Election.
By Betty Njeru 26 days ago
IEBC commissioners in Greece to witness ballot printing
Burundi takes over EAC leadership from Kenya
Pres. Uhuru hands over one-year EAC chairmanship to Burundi’s Evariste Ndayishimiye; Uhuru to now mediate peace talks in DRC as the summit’s representative.
By Betty Njeru 27 days ago
Burundi takes over EAC leadership from Kenya
Report: 34 million Kenyans watched deputy presidential debate
Media Council: 34m Kenyans watched deputy presidential debate on Tuesday; out of these, 10.2m watched both sessions, while 23.8m watched Karua-Rigathi face-off.
By Betty Njeru 27 days ago
Report: 34 million Kenyans watched deputy presidential debate
Wafula Chebukati: Stop harassment of election personnel
Chebukati says the release of the three Venezuelans was conditional as they have to appear before the Anti-Terrorism Unit next week and likely to affect the performance of their duties.
By Betty Njeru 27 days ago
Wafula Chebukati: Stop harassment of election personnel
Eric Latiff, Yvonne Okwara to moderate Raila-Ruto debate
KTN’s Eric Latiff, Citizen’s Yvonne Okwara to moderate Ruto, Raila debate on Jul. 26; KTN’s Ken Mijungu, NTV’s Smriti Vidyarthi to moderate Mwaure, Wajackoyah.
By Betty Njeru 28 days ago
Eric Latiff, Yvonne Okwara to moderate Raila-Ruto debate
Ruto to deal with 'State capture' if elected president
DP Ruto claimed that corruption had been absorbed into government.
By Betty Njeru 28 days ago
Ruto to deal with 'State capture' if elected president
Amref Africa CEO Githinji Gitahi, Mark Bichachi appointed to various boards
President Uhuru has also appointed Alphonse Kioko to chair the Tourism Fund Board for three years.
By Betty Njeru 1 month ago
Amref Africa CEO Githinji Gitahi, Mark Bichachi appointed to various boards
Nassir snubs Mombasa governorship debate as opponents promise goodies
Candidates were taken to task on their agendas and policies for Mombasa County should they be elected in the August 9 General Election.
By Betty Njeru 1 month ago
Nassir snubs Mombasa governorship debate as opponents promise goodies
Strong dollar boosts banks' profits
Business
By Dominic Omondi
2 hrs ago
Kakuzi posts 341m profits on export sales
Business
By Frankline Sunday
2 hrs ago
US team, clergy push for smooth power handover
National
By Jacob Ng’etich
2 hrs ago
Schools reopen amid the biting high cost of living
Education
By Standard Team
2 hrs ago
Woman buried after 5 years over land dispute
Nyanza
By Daniel Chege
2 hrs ago
Phone mystery in murder of IEBC official
National
By Kamore Maina
2 hrs ago