192 presidential ballot papers’ pallets expected at JKIA tonight

IEBC ballot papers. [Photo: @IEBCKenya] A total of 192 pallets of presidential ballot papers for 30 counties will arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) at 8 pm tonight. IEBC has indicated that the ballot papers belong to counties from No: 001 – 30 (which is Mombasa to Baringo), will arive from the Dubai…

Nyong’o links Rachel Ruto to Nyanza election rigging plot

Kisumu gubernatorial hopeful Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o address the press, July 20, 2017. [Photo: VashMedia] Kisumu gubernatorial hopeful Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o has accused Deputy President William Ruto’s wife, Rachel, of colluding with Jubilee Party leaders, to rig elections in the Luo Nyanza region. Nyong’o who is an ODM party candidate, named several people that Rachel Ruto…

I’ll accept defeat if I lose fairly – Uhuru

Jubilee Party Presidential Candidate, President Uhuru Kenyatta during a TV live chat, July 30, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] Jubilee Party Presidential Candidate, President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked his opponents, to concede defeat, if they lose in the August 8, polls. Uhuru said he is ready to do the same, only if he loses fairly. Uhuru is…

Kakamega Senator and family involved in road accident

The saloon car that Kakamega County Senator Boni Khalwale and family was travelling in, after the accident, July 30, 2017. [Photo: @KBonimtetezi] Kakamega County Senator Boni Khalwale escaped a grisly road accident, Sunday. The Ford Kenya Deputy Party leader and gubernatorial hopeful was in company of his wives and four children, when they met the accident, at…

Omamo, Matiang’i dismiss NASA’s military election rigging claims

Defense Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo (R) and her Acting Interior counterpart Dr Fred Matiang’i address the press in Kisumu, July 29, 2017. [Photo|@ntvkenya] Defense Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo and her Acting Interior and Coordination counterpart have dismissed claims by the National Super Alliance (Nasa). On Friday, July 28, Nasa led by presidential candidate Raila Odinga…

Buzeki brands Mandago sixth NASA co-principal after rare endorsement

Uasin Gishu County Governor Jackson Mandago, campaigns July 25, 2017. [Photo: Governor Jackson Mandago] Few days after the National Super Alliance (Nasa) made the rare move and endorsed a Jubilee Party gubernatorial candidate, things seem not be well for him. Uasin Gishu governor Jackson has now been branded a Nasa mole, by his opponennt, Bundotich…

Orengo, Norman Magaya appointed NASA election agents

Siaya Senator James Orengo addresses supporters at a past rally. [Photo: Twitter] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has announced the appointment of Siaya Senator James Orengo as the coalition’s Chief Agent for the forth coming presidential and general elections. Senator Orengo will be deputised by Nasa Chief Executive Officer Norman Magaya who will also serve…

No Selfie Please: IEBC restricts ‘selfie moments’ in polling stations

President Uhuru Kenyatta, in a selfie moment. [Photo| Courtesy] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has restricted voters against taking pictures and photographs in or near a polling station on the elections day. Citing lovers of the ‘selfy’ style of taking pictures, IEBC said they will not be allowed to take pictures while on…

Kenya Railways hints at online ticketing, as construction of SGR Phase II takes root

Madaraka Express train on the Standard Gauge Railway, Nairobi-Mombasa line. [Photo: @KenyaRailways_] Construction of the Sh6.3 billion second phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is going on, and will pass through the Nairobi National Park, as planned. The Kenya Railways Corporation Managing Director Atanasi Maina has indicated that they have engaged stakeholders and have…