Trouble for IEBC? Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu reveals anomalies in presidential election

Gladwell Otieno shows off a document, during a press conference by coalition of civil society organisations in Kenya – Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu (KYSY) at KHRC offices, Lavington Nairobi, August 17, 2017. [Photo| @MyVoteMyVoiceKE] A coalition of civil society organisations in Kenya, under the umbrella of Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu (KYSY) has released preliminary findings…

Akothee reveals photos of her daughters father

Akothee with her daughters. [Photo|Akothee Kenya] Mombasa based singer Esther Akoth, alias Akothee, has for the first time revealed the father of her three daughters. The flamboyant local music artist got married at the age of 14 and had to go back to school at 24 to finish her studies. She completed her secondary school…

Aukot ‘finds evidence’ that IEBC ‘committed injustice’

Thirdway Alliance party leader and presidential candidate Dr Ekuru Aukot when he conceded defeat. [Photo|Daily Nation] The Thirdway Alliance party leader Dr Ekuru Aukot has raised his fears, that the auditing of the results transmission for the presidential election, went wrong. Aukot who was among the eight presidential candidates in the just concluded August 8…

President Uhuru extends NCIC’s term, as LSK opposes

National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) chairperson Francis Ole Kaparo, at a past press briefing. [Photo|@NCIC_Kenya] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has strongly criticised President Uhuru Kenyatta, after he extended the term of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), by one year. Kenyatta extended the three-year-term of NCIC, giving its commissioners, additional term…

What Ida Odinga will prioritise when she’s the first lady

A screenshot of Ida Odinga, during an interview on NTV, August 3, 2017. Ida Odinga, the wife to National Super Alliance Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga, has expressed optimism that he will be Kenya’s fifth first lady, after next week’s Tuesday general election. If she becomes the first lady, the teacher who is largely engaged in…

Raila defends daughter over Sh530 million NGO donor funding claims

Former prime minister, Raila Odinga’s daughter, Rosemary Odinga, feeds him cake at a past birthday event. [Photo: Kenya Crazy Media] Former prime minister, Raila Odinga, has come into defense of his daughter, Rosemary, following claims that her organisation received funds from a donor, and diverted them. The Non-Governmental Organisation Coordination (NGOC) Board through CEO Fazul…

Maraga warns Uhuru, Raila’s team against attacks on Judicial officers

Admission process for new advocates by Chief Justice David Maraga, July 19, 2017. [Photo: @dkmaraga] Below is a statement on attacks on the Judiciary by political leaders, including two top presidential race rivals, by Chief Justice David Maraga. Judiciary, Nairobi. August 2, 2017. Statement by the Judicial Service Commission on attacks on the Judiciary by…

August 8th declared public holiday

The gazette notice, courtesy of @InteriorKE The government has declared Tuesday August 8, a public holiday. Through the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of the national government, Acting Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i said, this will pave way for Kenyans, to exercise their democratic right, of voting in the general election, salted for the same…

This is how IEBC will prevent rigging in Tuesday’s election

Mock election exercise during voter clarifying, identification, tallying, transmitting and declaring results at the IEBC national tallying centre at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, July 28, 2017. [Photo: @Metknu] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) carried out the electronic results transmission simulation exercise, ahead of the polls on Tuesday next week. In the presence…

John Kerry calls for speedy probe into murder of IEBC staff

President Uhuru Kenyatta and former US Secretary of State John Kerry, when he visited Kenya, May 4, 2015. [Photo|dhanaanmedia.com] Carter Centre election monitoring team in Kenya has paid tribute to the family of Chris Msando, following his murder over the weekend. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT manager went missing July 28, and…

Health Ministry receives vaccine equipment worth Sh9 million

Angela Kisoso hands over an equipment to┬áHead of Curative Services Dr Izaq Odongo, before other┬áHealth officials, at the National Vaccine Depot in Kitengela, Kajiado County, August 2, 2017. [Photo: MoH] The Ministry of Health has received a donation of vaccine storage equipment worth Sh9 million from B-Medical Systems. The Equipment were delivered by Angela Kisoso…

IEBC receives last batch of presidential ballot papers as polls day near

Cargo plane carrying IEBC presidential allot papers at the JKIA, August 1, 2017. [Photo: IEBC] The electoral agency, IEBC, has received the second and last batch of presidential ballot papers. Led by chairman Wafula Chebukati, IEBC received the cargo at the JKIA, Tuesday evening. The ballot papers are 161 pallets for 17 counties; Laikipia (No….