EU sends message to Kenya as presidential polls date nears

European Union (EU), Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine ray. [Photo|@CatherineEUspox] The European Union (EU), Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ray, has issued a statement, over the political development in the country, as IEBC plans to conduct fresh presidential elections on October 26. Below is the statement, issued, Monday, October…

LSK faults EACC over who should probe Supreme Court Registrar after presidential petition

Registrar of Supreme Court, Esther Nyaiyaki, aalongside August 8 presidential election petitioners NASA leaders. [Photo|The East African] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has defended Registrar of Supreme Court, Esther Nyaiyaki after the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) launched investigations into her conduct. LSK President Isaac Okerro, has written to the EACC chairman Archbishop (Rtd)…

Calls for Family Planning as teenage pregnancies rise queries in Busia County

Busia County First Lady Judy Ojaamong and County Director of Medical Services Dr Janerose Ambuchi during the World Contraception Day at Nangina Dispensary, Samia Sub-county, September 26, 2017. [Photo|Busia County Government] Cases of teenage pregnancies in Busia County have raised eyebrows of County medical officers, First Lady Judy Ojaamong, politicians and administrators. County Director of…

I’m ready to be Kenya’s acting president – Polygamy Kenya boss

President of Polygamy Kenya, Raphael Magero, September 28, 2017. [Photo|Busia County Government] The President of Polygamy Kenya, Raphael Magero has said he is the best suited to act as the Kenyan president to forestall any constitutional crisis. He said, as the Social President handling over two million families on purposes of responsibility, he can also…

How Jubilee wants to give powers of swearing-in president, any judge

Six of the seven Supreme Court judges. [Photo|Twitter] President Uhuru Kenyatta, alongside his Deputy William Ruto held a meeting with elected Jubilee Members of Parliament of the Senate, and National Assembly, Tuesday. During the meeting at State House Nairobi, the lawmakers agreed to ensure amendments of the electoral laws in Parliament, with aims to scrap…

Governor Joho’s speech as he opened 2nd County Assembly

Mombasa County Governor Ali Hassan Joho and various leaders pose for a photo after addressing 2nd County Assembly, September 26, 2017. [Photo|Ali Hassan Joho] The County Assembly Speaker Honorable Members of the County Assembly Honorable Members of Parliament Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen Once again, allow me to congratulate you Mr Speaker on your election…

Joho storms police station over detained county officers

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho at the Nyali Police Station, September 25, 2017. [Photo/@BarakaFmKe] Moments after arriving at the Nyali police station, Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho addressed the press, explaining why he was at the station. Reports indicated he was briefly detained, Monday. He said he had arrived at the police station, to demand…

October presidential poll campaigns start Sept 6, IEBC’s full election calendar

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) general election exercise. [Photo|the-star] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has released a calendar, of activities and updates as the country seeks to hold another presidential election, October 17. In a Gazette Notice dated September 5, 2017, chairman Wafula Chebukati, provided all the details required by the voter…

Who replaced who at IEBC ahead of fresh poll? Details

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati (C), CEO Ezra Chiloba alongside NASA leader Raila Odinga (L) at a past press briefing. [Photo|the-star] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has seemingly pushed aside Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ezra Chiloba, ahead of the fresh presidential election on October 17. Chebukati…

Wavinya Ndeti files petition contesting Governor Mutua’s win

Wavinya Ndeti and her team file petition at the Machakos High Court, September 5, 2017. [Photo|@citizentvkenya] Wavinya Ndeti, has filed a petition at the Machakos High Court, challenging the re-election of Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua, following the August 8 election. Accompanied by her running mate Peter Mathuki and other supporters, Ndeti who lost to…

Just In: Chebukati makes changes to IEBC staff ahead of fresh presidential poll

IEBC’s August 8 elections national tallying centre. [Photo|Courtesy] The IEBC chairman Wafula Chebulati has made changes to the electoral body. He had pledged changes in the Secretariat, after the Supreme Court nullified the August 8 presidential election, September 1, ordering fresh presidential election in 60 days. In the new changes, Chebukati appointed the following officials…

Ole Kiyiapi: Where is the Kenyan clergy?

Former presidential candidate Prof James Ole Kiyiapi. [Photo|YouTube] Former presidential candidate Prof James Ole Kiyiapi, has challenged religious leaders, to come out and help the country unite its citizens, following the September 1, Supreme Court ruling. In the ruling, judges, led by Chief Justice David Maraga annulled the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, in the…