Breakdown of NASA presidential election petition

Lawyer Nelson Havi, of HAVI and Company Advocates. [Photo|Nelson Havi/Facebook] Introduction Raila Odinga’s petition against Uhuru Kenyatta is four pronged; preparation for election by IEBC, unlawful campaign by Uhuru, manipulation of votes after the count, irregular tally, transmission and declaration of results. Preparation IEBC is accused of interfering with Kenya Integrated Elections Management System (KIEMS)…

President Uhuru lauds NASA over its presidential election petition

NASA leader Raila Odinga (L), and lawyer, carry some of the presidential election petition to the Supreme Court Registry Offices, Friday August 18, 2017. [Photo|Courtesy] President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed the Opposition’s National Super Alliance (Nasa), after it filed a presidential election petition, disputing the just concluded August 8, presidential poll. Through State House spokesperson…

Chiloba opens up after presidential election

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ezra Chiloba. [Photo|@ntvkenya] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ezra Simiyu Chiloba, has reiterated that the August 8 polls were conducted in a free, fair and credible manner. Chiloba who carried the day on social media sites during the entire…

Presidential Petition: NASA heads to Supreme Court 3pm

Top NASA leadership during a press conference at Lavington, August 16, 2017. [Photo|ODM Reloaded] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has indicated that it would file the presidential election results petition, disputing the just concluded presidential election, at 2 pm, Friday August 18. Nasa through presidential candidate Raila Odinga, said it would move to the Supreme…

Governor-elect Nyong’o urges gov’t to speed up, find killers of Msando

Kisumu Governor-elect, Prof Anyang Nyong’o (L) and Unguja MP-elect Opiyo Wandayi (R) during requiem mass of slain IEBC ICT Director, Chris Msando, at the Consolata Shrine in Westlands Nairobi, August 17, 2017. [Photo|Anyang’ Nyong’o] Kisumu Governor-elect, outgoing Senator Prof Anyang Nyong’o has challenged the governmnet to speed up investigations, and reveal killers of the slain…

Trouble for IEBC? Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu reveals anomalies in presidential election

Gladwell Otieno shows off a document, during a press conference by coalition of civil society organisations in Kenya – Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu (KYSY) at KHRC offices, Lavington Nairobi, August 17, 2017. [Photo| @MyVoteMyVoiceKE] A coalition of civil society organisations in Kenya, under the umbrella of Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu (KYSY) has released preliminary findings…

Aukot ‘finds evidence’ that IEBC ‘committed injustice’

Thirdway Alliance party leader and presidential candidate Dr Ekuru Aukot when he conceded defeat. [Photo|Daily Nation] The Thirdway Alliance party leader Dr Ekuru Aukot has raised his fears, that the auditing of the results transmission for the presidential election, went wrong. Aukot who was among the eight presidential candidates in the just concluded August 8…

President Uhuru extends NCIC’s term, as LSK opposes

National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) chairperson Francis Ole Kaparo, at a past press briefing. [Photo|@NCIC_Kenya] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has strongly criticised President Uhuru Kenyatta, after he extended the term of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), by one year. Kenyatta extended the three-year-term of NCIC, giving its commissioners, additional term…

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…