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,…

This is how August elections may be affected – IEBC

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials address the press June 14, 2017. [Photo: IEBC] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has indicated it will not suspend the ballot papers tender, issued to the Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing Company. This follows calls by the National Super Alliance (Nasa), accusing President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family…

Wavinya Ndeti sends message to supporters after she was vindicated

Machakos governor aspirant Wavinya Ndeti alongside her Party Leader Kalonzo Musyoka (C) and running mate, address supporters, outside the Nairobi High Court buildings, June 21, 2017. [Photo: Wavinya Ndeti] Machakos governor aspirant Wavinya Ndeti is a happy person, after her woes came to an end, Wednesday morning. The High Court cleared the Wiper candidate to…

Raila is a selfish leader, says Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta in Murang’a county, June 21, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] President Uhuru Kenyatta says Opposition leader Raila Odinga is not a nationalist but a selfish leader who specialises in dividing Kenyans along tribal lines. According to him, the Nasa presidential candidate is always busy dividing Kenyans along ethnic lines while other leaders are busy…

NASA launches adopt-a-polling-station, urges supporters to help

NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka (L) address supporters. [Photo: Courtesy] The National Super Alliance (Nasa), has launched adopt-a-polling-station. The brigade disclosed that this is a conceptual cause that asks their supporters, to make it their business to safeguard votes in the August polls. “We want to protect the will…