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Raila cannot sign government deals, Azimio responds to Mudavadi allegations
Mudavadi accused President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga of signing a deal to lease the Kenyan ports to a firm in Dubai.
By Winfrey Owino 3 hours ago
Raila cannot sign government deals, Azimio responds to Mudavadi allegations
Uhuru planning to secretly auction ports, Kenya Kwanza claims
The DP- Ruto-led coalition says the agreement will see a privately owned Dubai Port World PZE take over the operations of the three ports.
By Fred Kagonye 7 hours ago
Uhuru planning to secretly auction ports, Kenya Kwanza claims
List: Demands presidential candidates want met in August polls
The meeting sought to examine the voter's register and the commission's readiness for the elections.
By David Njaaga 8 hours ago
List: Demands presidential candidates want met in August polls
Azimio, UDA differ on manual voter register use
Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto tells IEBC his coalition is opposed to manual voter register, seeks assurance electronic method is fail-proof.
By Fred Kagonye 9 hours ago
Azimio, UDA differ on manual voter register use
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The ills that may cost politicians seats soon after August elections
In 2017 when several politicians lost their seats as a result of electoral malpractices. Raila and Ruto have teams of top lawyers monitoring elections for any irregularity.
By Paul Ogemba 11 hours ago
The ills that may cost politicians seats soon after August elections
Raila agrees to attend the 2022 Presidential Debate, wants opponents to turn up
Azimio la Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga and running mate Martha Karua agree to attend the 2022 Presidential Debates that will be held in July.
By David Njaaga 13 hours ago
Raila agrees to attend the 2022 Presidential Debate, wants opponents to turn up
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Azimio repeats demands to IEBC before meeting with candidates
Azimio wants to be furnished with certified copy of digital registers and manual register. IEBC aims to discuss printed voter register and harmonisation of campaign schedules.
By Edwin Nyarangi 16 hours ago
Azimio repeats demands to IEBC before meeting with candidates
Azimio is not a political marriage of convenience, says Karua
Karua said her earlier stance against Odinga and ultimate u-turn was not a testament to the adage that politics makes strange bedfellows but a union of transformation.
By Too Jared 16 hours ago
Azimio is not a political marriage of convenience, says Karua
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William Ruto banks on charter contracts to attract votes from select groups
Havi says deals are new tools to hold leadership to account. But critics say the agreements are not anchored in the law.
By Judah Ben-Hur 16 hours ago
William Ruto banks on charter contracts to attract votes from select groups
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ODM leader team hints at dropping vote plan in some counties
Azimio will not zone some counties even as it pushes to implement the plan in some areas of Nyanza and Western regions.
By Standard Team 16 hours ago
ODM leader team hints at dropping vote plan in some counties
Raila cannot sign government deals, Azimio responds to Mudavadi allegations
Mudavadi accused President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga of signing a deal to lease the Kenyan ports to a firm in Dubai.
By Winfrey Owino 3 hours ago
Raila cannot sign government deals, Azimio responds to Mudavadi allegations
Uhuru planning to secretly auction ports, Kenya Kwanza claims
The DP- Ruto-led coalition says the agreement will see a privately owned Dubai Port World PZE take over the operations of the three ports.
By Fred Kagonye 7 hours ago
Uhuru planning to secretly auction ports, Kenya Kwanza claims
List: Demands presidential candidates want met in August polls
The meeting sought to examine the voter's register and the commission's readiness for the elections.
By David Njaaga 8 hours ago
List: Demands presidential candidates want met in August polls
Azimio, UDA differ on manual voter register use
Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate William Ruto tells IEBC his coalition is opposed to manual voter register, seeks assurance electronic method is fail-proof.
By Fred Kagonye 9 hours ago
Azimio, UDA differ on manual voter register use
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The ills that may cost politicians seats soon after August elections
In 2017 when several politicians lost their seats as a result of electoral malpractices. Raila and Ruto have teams of top lawyers monitoring elections for any irregularity.
By Paul Ogemba 11 hours ago
The ills that may cost politicians seats soon after August elections
Raila agrees to attend the 2022 Presidential Debate, wants opponents to turn up
Azimio la Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga and running mate Martha Karua agree to attend the 2022 Presidential Debates that will be held in July.
By David Njaaga 13 hours ago
Raila agrees to attend the 2022 Presidential Debate, wants opponents to turn up
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Azimio repeats demands to IEBC before meeting with candidates
Azimio wants to be furnished with certified copy of digital registers and manual register. IEBC aims to discuss printed voter register and harmonisation of campaign schedules.
By Edwin Nyarangi 16 hours ago
Azimio repeats demands to IEBC before meeting with candidates
Azimio is not a political marriage of convenience, says Karua
Karua said her earlier stance against Odinga and ultimate u-turn was not a testament to the adage that politics makes strange bedfellows but a union of transformation.
By Too Jared 16 hours ago
Azimio is not a political marriage of convenience, says Karua
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William Ruto banks on charter contracts to attract votes from select groups
Havi says deals are new tools to hold leadership to account. But critics say the agreements are not anchored in the law.
By Judah Ben-Hur 16 hours ago
William Ruto banks on charter contracts to attract votes from select groups
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ODM leader team hints at dropping vote plan in some counties
Azimio will not zone some counties even as it pushes to implement the plan in some areas of Nyanza and Western regions.
By Standard Team 16 hours ago
ODM leader team hints at dropping vote plan in some counties
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 day ago
Azimio has 24 hours to finish zoning as parties oppose scheme
Lay claim to both successes and failures of Jubilee, Karua tells Ruto
Karua faulted DP Ruto for selectively taking credit for the successes the Jubilee regime has achieved.
By Too Jared 1 day ago
Lay claim to both successes and failures of Jubilee, Karua tells Ruto
What next for politicians who stepped down for nominations?
Chebukati said only the two parties had failed to meet the set deadline for unclear reasons yet the commission was out to ensure that every outfit was represented.
By Edwin Nyarangi 1 day ago
What next for politicians who stepped down for nominations?
Wajackoya: A win for me or Raila is victory for western Kenya
Wajackoya surprised many when he criticised a man he spotted in the crowd openly smoking bhang. He said his party did not stand for such acts.
By Sharon Owino 1 day ago
Wajackoya: A win for me or Raila is victory for western Kenya
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Tongue control: Election 2022 unguarded remarks and their toll on politicians
Polycarp Igathe got into trouble for saying that Kenya's biggest problem was the Somali Community. Raila came under attack over remarks many interpreted to be a planned ban on mitumba.
By Judah Ben-Hur 1 day ago
Tongue control: Election 2022 unguarded remarks and their toll on politicians
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Raila Odinga's pre-poll zoning gamble that could dent Azimio numbers
The move puts the political future of candidates allied to the coalition across the country in limbo. Parties allied to Azimio were assigned regions where they are expected to dominate.
By Jacob Ng’etich 1 day ago
Raila Odinga's pre-poll zoning gamble that could dent Azimio numbers
Wajackoyah running mate Justina Wangui: My husband saw lots of sense in weedonomics
Justina Wangui explains why she is George Wajackoyah’s running mate and the economic potential of growing hemp
By Shaun Mutua and Saul Owiti 2 days ago
Wajackoyah running mate Justina Wangui:  My husband saw lots of sense in weedonomics
ODM disowns Maendeleo Chap Chap candidates
According to ODM Deputy Secretary-general Florence Mutua, MCC is no longer affiliated with ODM and the Raila Odinga - led Azimio la Umoja coalition.
By Stephen Nzioka 2 days ago
ODM disowns Maendeleo Chap Chap candidates
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Rigathi Gachagua: Kenya Kwanza will end 'State capture'
Gachagua promises Kenya Kwanza will implement Uhuru's Big4 agenda. Gachagua reveals plans to review taxation regime and ensure guaranteed minimum returns for farmers
By Jacob Ng’etich 2 days ago
Rigathi Gachagua: Kenya Kwanza will end 'State capture'
William Ruto to revive textile industry, boost export
Ruto pledges to empower cotton farmers to grow the raw material for textile factories. Kenya Kwanza plans to speed up the second Mzima pipeline and the Mwache dam projects.
By Patrick Beja 3 days ago
William Ruto to revive textile industry, boost export
Raila Odinga: Azimio government will reopen Kenya-Somalia border
Odinga who spoke during a rally at Habaswein in Wajir County yesterday also vowed to improve security since insecurity has been the major reason for underdevelopment in the region.
By Edwin Nyarangi 3 days ago
Raila Odinga: Azimio government will reopen Kenya-Somalia border
Igathe apologises over remarks that irked Somali community
Igathe made the remarks last Friday, when he met members of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA).
By Winfrey Owino 3 days ago
Igathe apologises over remarks that irked Somali community
Raila and Karua to virtually address Kenyan Diaspora
Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua are expected to address an estimated 15,000 diaspora Kenyans tonight to make a case for their candidature.
By Godfrey Ombogo 3 days ago
Raila and Karua to virtually address Kenyan Diaspora
Matiang'i dismisses Ruto forays in Gusii
Fred Matiang’i challenged Ruto to show any school in Gusii that he helped to build over the last 10 years he has been in government.
By Stanley Ongwae 3 days ago
Matiang'i dismisses Ruto forays in Gusii
Azimio: We're on course for economic liberation
Raila said his government was keen on ensuring those who cannot afford basic needs are put under a social protection programme with Sh6,000 monthly stipend.
By Edwin Nyarangi 3 days ago
Azimio: We're on course for economic liberation
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Is Moses Kuria a master schemer or tough politician who won't take chances?
Gatundu South MP returns to a warm embrace in Kenya Kwanza after raising a storm. Kabogo now casts a lonely figure in Kiambu as he sustains attacks on the Ruto-led alliance.
By Ndung’u Gachane 3 days ago
Is Moses Kuria a master schemer or tough politician who won't take chances?
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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 3 days ago
Acid test for Raila Odinga, William Ruto amid fears of a possible low voter turnout
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Raila Odinga's big task to accommodate Uhuru's CSs, competing interests
Five high-flying Cabinet Secretaries put a hold to their ambitions, presumably with the promise of a role in a Raila government which presents complexities that he will have to confront.
By Josphat Thiongó 3 days ago
Raila Odinga's big task to accommodate Uhuru's CSs, competing interests
Wafula Chebukati: Media, political parties free to tally election results but...
He said the media can report the correct results as announced by the presiding officers and constituency returning officers but the commission retains the right to declare the winner.
By Willis Oketch 3 days ago
Wafula Chebukati: Media, political parties free to tally election results but...
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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 3 days ago
Excuse me Madam Susan, they want know how Kenyan you are to contest governor seat
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Campaigners and shrewd advisors who defy odds to back their camps
Ngilu and Mudavadi are among loyal political heavyweights in the Raila, Ruto teams. They are seen to be passionate and unswerving in supporting the presidential candidates.
By Oscar Obonyo 3 days ago
Campaigners and shrewd advisors who defy odds to back their camps
Campaign agenda moves from problems Kenyans face to crowd sizes at rallies
Both sides are eager to show how their public events are attracting bigger crowds. From polls, unemployment is second most cited concern after cost of living and poverty is third.
By Special Correspondent 4 days ago
Campaign agenda moves from problems Kenyans face to crowd sizes at rallies
Inside ODM plan to ring-fence its strongholds as rivals boils over
Chairman Mbadi wants candidates to conduct joint campaigns to raise their chances. Party hopes to minimise damage amid resistance towards zoning and six-piece voting.
By Harold Odhiambo 4 days ago
Inside ODM plan to ring-fence its strongholds as rivals boils over
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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 4 days ago
Top politicians stare at uncertain future ahead of poll
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Raila Odinga, William Ruto line up point men to boost voter turnout
Raila seems to value experience, especially of former civil servants, to shore up his campaign. Nandi Senator Kiprotich Cherargey said UDA had not authorised power brokers within its ranks.
By Standard Team 4 days ago
Raila Odinga, William Ruto line up point men to boost voter turnout
IEBC buys 14,000 more KIEMS kits, plans to recruit temporary staff
Chairman Wafula Chebukati said yesterday that the procurement of ballot papers will start on June 30 after the list of all candidates was finalised and gazetted.
By Willis Oketch 5 days ago
IEBC buys 14,000 more KIEMS kits, plans to recruit temporary staff
Murathe: Ruto's promise to fight corruption a fallacy
Murathe, while speaking on Spice FM on Friday accused Ruto of using his position to frustrate the country's anti-corruption efforts.
By David Njaaga 5 days ago
Murathe: Ruto's promise to fight corruption a fallacy
IEBC procures 14,000 KIEMS kits ahead of August 9 polls
Chebukati says the commission has not procured ballot papers since they are yet to have the final list of the presidential candidates which will be availed by June 30, 2022.
By Mate Tongola 5 days ago
IEBC procures 14,000 KIEMS kits ahead of August 9 polls
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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 5 days ago
Ruto and Raila rely on backyards to get head start in bruising battle
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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 5 days ago
Political realignments could tilt scales for Raila, Ruto
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Chaos mars Raila's rally as Marsabit rivals clash
Supporters of CS Ukur Yattani and Governor Ali engaged in a shouting match.
By Wainaina Ndung'u 5 days ago
Chaos mars Raila's rally as Marsabit rivals clash