I did not defect to Jubilee, says Isaac Ruto

NASA leader Raila Odinga, alongside former Bomet governor Isaac Ruto. [Photo|Kenyans.co.ke] Chama Cha Mashinani (CCM) party leader, former Bomet governor Isaac Ruto, now says he did not defect to the ruling President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party. He dumped the National Super Alliance (NASA), where he was the fifth co-principal, few days after the August 8…

Raila: Why I may not participate in October repeat poll

Opposition leader Raila Odinga (C) alongside Musalia Mudavadi and James Orengo (L) address the media, September 7, 2017. [Photo|ODM Reloaded] Opposition leader Raila Odinga, has maintained that his National Super Alliance (Nasa), will not participate in the October 17 presidential election, if the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), does not hold accountable officials who…

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…

Akaranga, Jirongo, Khang’ati deal NASA blow after declaring support for Jubilee

President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Budalang’i MP Ababu Namuamba at State House Nairobi, September 5, 2017. [Photo|PSCU] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) Raila Odinga, and the entire coalition has suffered a major blow, after top Luhya politicians jumped ship, to support President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election. Flanked by his Deputy William Ruto, Kenyatta hosted, several leaders…

Boost for Odinga as Peter Munya joins NASA

Immediate Meru Governor Peter Munya and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho (R), PNU at the Capitol Hill Offices, September 4, 2017. [Photo|Nasa coalition] Immediate Meru Governor Peter Munya has officially joined the National Super Alliance (Nasa). The PNU party leader who lost to Kiraitu Murungi of Jubilee Party in the UAgust 8 polls, was admitted to…

Muthama pledges support for Mutua, on one condition

Immediate Machakos Senator Johnston Muthama. [Photo|Courtesy] Immediate Machakos Senator Johnston Muthama, has pledged his support for Governor Dr Alfred Mutua. This is despite his earlier warning that he could not work with him, due to their political differences. Muthama who is a strong supporter of the National Super Alliance (Nasa), declined to contest in order…

ODM to hold prayers, Thursday

Ruaraka MP TJ Kajwang’, Suba MP and ODM chairman John Mbadi (C) at Orange House at past. [Photo|the-star.co.ke] The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party will on Thursday August 24, will assemble at Orange House to pray for justice and an end to “culture of electoral theft that is taking roots in our country.” The newly…

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…

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…

Omar, Shahbal face off as Joho and two rivals skip gubernatorial debate

Mombasa gubernatorial candidates Omar Hassan Omar, (Wiper Democratic Movement – Kenya) and Suleiman Shahbal of the Jubilee party (R) during the gubernatorial debate at the Pride Inn Hotel, July 26, 2017. [Photo: Suleiman Shahbal] The biting issue of uncollected garbage rocked the Mombasa gubernatorial debate, that saw only two candidates taking part. Incumbent Mombasa governor…