The Sixteen Pillars of the launched NASA Manifesto

The five NASA principals during launch of Manifesto, June 27, 2017. [Photo: Courtesy] The National Super Alliance (Nasa), released its 5-year plan Manifesto, Tuesday June 27, 2017. Below is a breakdown on what the alliance intends to do. 1. Infrastructure: Dual road from Mombasa- Nairobi- Nakuru- Kericho Junction (to Kisumu-Busia-Malaba)- to Eldoret. 2. Free Primary…

NASA to ensure students receive HELB money in two-weeks, abolish KCPE

NASA co-principal Musalia Mudavadi speaks during Manifesto launch at Ngong Racecourse, Nairobi, June 27, 2017. [Photo: Courtesy] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has pledged to ensure students who depend on the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb), for school fees, are not disappointed. According to co-principal, Musalia Mudavadi, students applying for loans from the institution, to facilitate…

Maraga appoints three judges in ballot paper tender case

Supreme Court President, Chief Justice David Maraga in Homa Bay, June 22, 2017. [Photo: @dkmaraga] Supreme Court President, Chief Justice David Maraga has appointed three judges to hear a case challenging the awarding of the IEBC ballot papers printing tender to the Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing LLC. The National Super Alliance (Nasa) moved to court,…

Hessy Wa Kayole issues criminals with 2-days ultimatum to surrender firearms

A Facebook screenshot of one of the HESSY accounts. Are you a frequent online person? Do you Facebook frequently? If yes, there is a possibility that you have ever come across “HESSY”, “Hessy wa Kayole”, “Hessy wa Dandora” or even “Hessy wa Huruma”.The said Facebook accounts shot to fame following the killing of Claire Mwaniki,…

Ugandan Activist Stella Nyanzi wants to be President Kenyatta’s lover

A screenshot of Ugandan Human Rights Activist Stella Nyanzi’ Facebook account. A Ugandan Human Rights Activist, Stella Nyanzi, has praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for signing into law a bill that will see school girls in Kenya being given free sanitary towels. Stella, who was at one point arrested for referring to president Yoweri Museveni as…

All Courts to be closed June 26

Nairobi’s Milimani Law Courts. [Photo: Business Daily] Kenyans seeking Judiciary services have been advised no to do so, Monday, June 26, 2017. This after the government declared the day, a public holiday. Interior and Coordination Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said this is to allow Kenyans of the Muslim religion, to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr. Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark…

Elections date in balance as NASA files case to cancel ballot papers printing

NASA principals. [Photo: Courtesy] The Opposition’s National Super Alliance (Nasa) has filed a case in Court, seeking to revoke the Sh2.5 ballot papers tender printing that the IEBC, awarded to Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing LLC. High Court Judge George Odunga directed the Opposition to serve the Wafula Chebukati-led Commission with the suit papers, and…

Uhuru in Nyeri as residents warn him against asking them to vote Jubilee

President Uhuru Kenyatta addresses residents in Kiamariga, Nyeri County, June 22, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] A section of Nyeri residents have issued a warning to President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto, even as they visit the county today (Thursday). The duo are in Nyeri, for campaigns, as they seek re-election, in August 8. Uhuru…

Uhuru slams Opposition for discrediting his agriculture efforts

A sugarcane plantation. President Uhuru Kenyatta today says his administration has extended relief to farmers to boost production. Refuting claims by the Opposition that some sectors are favoured than others, Uhuru pointed out that his administration focuses on serving all Kenyans equally and has not left out any agricultural sector unattended. “My administration has ensured…

Recruitment of election officials ongoing, says IEBC

IEBC officials at a past exercise. [Photo: standard.co.ke] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has assured the country that the process of recruiting election officials is on course Chairman Wafula Chebukati indicated 360,000 positions were advertised, with intentions of ensuring the successful candidates are deployed in 41,000 polling stations, cone August 8, during election. “We…

IEBC differs with NASA, says ballot papers printing kicks off Friday

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati. [Photo: IEBC] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has dismissed claims by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga, that the printing of ballot papers for the August 8 polls, has already began. IEBC awarded Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing LLC firm, the tender. Nasa however wants it cancelled,…