Lamu senator’s election nullified

Dethroned Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip. [Photo/@Hot_96] The court of Appeal in Mombasa has nullified the election of Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip. This is after Loitiptip’s opponent in the August 8, 2017 Hassan Albeyit of Wiper Democratic Movement (who came in second) filed an appeal disputing the election results after the High Court overruled the first…

ODM’s warning shot to rebel MPs

Lunga Lunga MP Khatib Mwashetani, William Ruto and Aisha Jumwa in Vanga, Kwale County, July 7, 2018. [Photo/DPPS] The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has warned that it will not entertain rebels. Secretary-General, Nairobi-based lawyer Edwin Sifuna on Sunday warned that the Raila Odinga-led party will crack a whip on members who have shifted allegiance…

Anxiety grips as NASA makes last minute U-turn on swearing-in

A section of Uhuru Park grounds on Monday night, January 29, 2018. Photo/Migori News Anxiety has gripped Kenyans following the controversial swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga and his Deputy Kalonzo Musyoka. This is after it turned out that Odinga would be sworn-in as the President of the Republic of Kenya on January 30, and…

ODM suffers blow as court nullifies nomination of 12 MCAs [Full list]

A past Migori County Assembly sitting. [Photo/Migori County Assembly] The High Court in Migori on Thursday nullified nomination of 12 Members of County Assembly in Migori County. Judge Raymond Langat said the ODM county lawmakers were illegally in office following a petition by 9 voters on the Luo Nyanza county. According to the judge, Political…

Raila Odinga leaves unrelenting New Year message

Opposition leader Raila Odinga. [Photo/Raila Odinga] IT IS D-DAY FOR ELECTORAL JUSTICE IN 2018: BY RAILA ODINGA A year that has been difficult in nearly all fronts has come to an end. Kenyans preserved a dysfunctional economy and an all-time high cost of living that was coupled with the disappearance of basic commodities like unga…

NASA unveils People’s Assembly leadership

Ford Kenya deputy party leader Boni Khalwale addresses the press flanked by other NASA leaders, December 1, 2017. [Photo/VashMedia] Opposition’s National Super Alliance (NASA) has unveiled a seven-member team that will be in charge of the People’s Assembly campaign countrywide. At a press briefing at the Okoa Kenya offices, Lavington, Ford Kenya deputy party leader…

Khalwale differs with Kaluma over secession

Homa Bay Town lawmaker Peter Kaluma (L) and Former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale. [Photo/hivisasa.com] Former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale has differed with Homa Bay Town lawmaker Peter Kaluma over the secession of Kenya. Kaluma has drafted a Bill that seeks to have a total of 40 counties secede from Kenya. The Bill seeks to amend…

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…