Transparency International Kenya dismisses #NaswaGateScandal report

A screenshot of the false ‘TI report’. Transparency International (TI) Kenya has dismissed a report doing rounds on social media, that Opposition governors have been using billions of tax payers’ money, to fund campaigns of NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga. TI Kenya Executive Director Samuel Kimeu condemned the move, saying the report under (hashtag) #NaswaGateScandal,…

I am safe and sound, says military spokesperson after disappearance claims

Kisumu Opposition leaders address the press, August 1, 2017. [Photo: the-star] Military spokesperson, Col Joseph Owuoth has dismissed reports that he is missing. This follows a press address by some of the Opposition leaders in Kisumu, led by area Senator Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o. Addressing the media, Tuesday morning, Nyong’o said Owuoth alias JM was missing…

Latest Infotrak poll shows Raila, Uhuru are neck-to-neck in the State House race

Infotrak CEO Angella Ambitho releases poll, August 1, 2017. [Photo|@BreakingNewsKE] Latest Infotrak poll shows that the presidential race between Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta, is a neck-to-neck race. The poll indicates Odinga who is the NASA presidential candidate leads by 49 percent support against the Jubilee Party leader Kenyatta’s 48 percent. With only 7 days…

Kenya Army spokesperson ‘goes missing’

KDF troops on a mission. [Photo: Transafricaradio A section of Opposition leaders from Kisumu County have raised fears, that Kenya Army spokesman Col Joseph Muloa Owuoth, is missing. Led by Senator Anyang’ Nyong’o, Nyando MP Fred Outa and Nominated Oburu Odinga, the leaders said they last spoke to Owuoth, Monday July 31, when he was in…

US, UK condemn, offer help in probing murder of IEBC ICT director

US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec. [Photo| Kenyan News] US Ambassador Robert Godec and British High Commissioner Nic Hailey have condemned the killing of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT manager Chris Musando. Musando went missing on Friday night before his body was found in a thicket in Nguriunditu area in Kikuyu, Kiambu county…

IEBC’s statement after Msando’s murder

IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando’s car, at a packing along Thika Road before his body was found at City Mortuary. [Photo: Twitter] Below is a statement by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), after its ICT Manager Chris Msando was found dead, Monday, after he went missing Friday July 28, 2017. The Commission is…

IEBC’s Chris Musando’s body had several injuries

IEBC Deputy Director of ICT, Chris Musando (R), before his death. [Photo: Courtesy] Questions have continued to be raised following the murder of IEBC Deputy Director of ICT, Chris Musando, after he went missing, Friday last week. Before his remains were moved to Lee Funeral Home, from the City Mortuary, the body revealed some of…

First batch of presidential ballot papers arrive from Dubai

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) bosses at JKIA, July 31, 2017. [Photo: IEBC] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has already received the first batch of the presidential ballot papers. IEBC officials, led by chairman Wafula Chebukati received a total of 192 pallets of presidential ballot papers for 30 counties at the Jomo…