What Ida Odinga will prioritise when she’s the first lady

A screenshot of Ida Odinga, during an interview on NTV, August 3, 2017. Ida Odinga, the wife to National Super Alliance Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga, has expressed optimism that he will be Kenya’s fifth first lady, after next week’s Tuesday general election. If she becomes the first lady, the teacher who is largely engaged in…

Raila defends daughter over Sh530 million NGO donor funding claims

Former prime minister, Raila Odinga’s daughter, Rosemary Odinga, feeds him cake at a past birthday event. [Photo: Kenya Crazy Media] Former prime minister, Raila Odinga, has come into defense of his daughter, Rosemary, following claims that her organisation received funds from a donor, and diverted them. The Non-Governmental Organisation Coordination (NGOC) Board through CEO Fazul…

Maraga warns Uhuru, Raila’s team against attacks on Judicial officers

Admission process for new advocates by Chief Justice David Maraga, July 19, 2017. [Photo: @dkmaraga] Below is a statement on attacks on the Judiciary by political leaders, including two top presidential race rivals, by Chief Justice David Maraga. Judiciary, Nairobi. August 2, 2017. Statement by the Judicial Service Commission on attacks on the Judiciary by…

August 8th declared public holiday

The gazette notice, courtesy of @InteriorKE The government has declared Tuesday August 8, a public holiday. Through the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of the national government, Acting Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i said, this will pave way for Kenyans, to exercise their democratic right, of voting in the general election, salted for the same…

This is how IEBC will prevent rigging in Tuesday’s election

Mock election exercise during voter clarifying, identification, tallying, transmitting and declaring results at the IEBC national tallying centre at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, July 28, 2017. [Photo: @Metknu] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) carried out the electronic results transmission simulation exercise, ahead of the polls on Tuesday next week. In the presence…