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…

Top seats to watch in Kakamega County political race

Opposition NASA supporters in Kakamega. [Photo/Courtesy] As the August 8 elections day first approaches, the race is tight in Kakakmega County, an area perceived to be an opposition stronghold. Below is a breakdown of the aspirants, and two Sub-counties. Governor’s seat (aspirants) 1. Wycliffe Oparanya (incumbent) – ODM 2. Dr. Boni Khalwale – Ford Kenya…

Omar slams Joho over Uhuru ‘insults’

Wiper Democratic Movement – Kenya (WDM-K) Mombasa gubernatorial candidate, Senator Hassan Omar. at a past event, June 8, 2017. [Photo: Hassan Omar Hassan] Differences between Mombasa governor and his gubernatorial opponent, Senator Hassan Omar, has escalated, despite both being opposition politicians. Omar is vying through the Wiper Democratic Movement – Kenya (WDM-K), to unseat Joho,…

Uhuru dismisses Opposition petition to postpone August 8th polls

President Uhuru Kenyatta waves to residents in Ukunda, alongside his deputy William Ruto, July 18, 2017. [Photo: PSCU] President Uhuru Kenyatta has criticised the National Super Alliance (Nasa), after it moved to court seeking directive to compel the electoral body (IEBC) to postpone the August 8 polls, if the electronic systems to identify voters and…

State House defends President Kenyatta, against Raila’s claims that he’ll reject election results

State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu, addresses the press at Kakamega State Lodge, February 26, 2017. [Photo|@StateHouseKenya] State House has defended President Uhuru Kenyatta, following claims by his opponent, Opposition leader Raila Odinga, that he (Uhuru), plans to reject the August 8th, election results. Raila made the allegations, Tuesday July 11, 2017. Below is a statement by State…

Uhuru’s Jubilee using military to rig August elections, Raila insists

President Uhuru Kenyatta alongside top military officials. [Photo: PSCU] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga, has reiterated his concern, over the alleged increasing militarisation of the country ahead of the August 8 elections. According to him, President Uhuru Kenyatta is marshaling all armed forces to deal with challenges which only he knows. He said Uhuru, who…