Raila claims gov’t twisting IEBC to extend president Uhuru’s term

NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga shakes hand with Supreme Court President and Chief Justice David Maraga, as IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati watches, at the KICC, June 13, 2017. [Photo: Philip Etale] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has questioned the preparedness of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, to handle the August 8, polls. The Opposition…

IEBC holds public Elections Conference ahead of August 8

Participants at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Elections Conference at the KICC Nairobi, June 12, 2017. [Photo: IEBC] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has welcomed Kenyans to an elections conference, at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). The three-day conference which kicked off, Monday June 12, allows Kenyan citizens to gauge IEBC’s…

NASA plans to take me and Ruto to ICC – Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta at in Bungoma, June 2017. [PHOTO: PSCU] Top Jubilee leadership has criticised reports that the International Criminal Court (ICC) plans to revive the crime against humanity charges, against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto. This is after ICC senior lawyer, Anton Steynberg, said the Hague-based court expects a new regime…

Kenyans decry ‘fake’ election jobs advertised by IEBC

[Photo: IEBC] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) advertised for 362,278 vacancies ahead of the August 8 polls. The Commission invited qualified applicants to apply for the temporary positions which have been categorised into six, by June 15, 2017. The vacancies include: Presiding and Deputy Presiding Officers – 91,032 posts; Polling Clerks/Counting Clerks – 262, 665 posts; Logistics Officers…