News highlights-April 24 2017 IEBC rejects plea to extend party nominations period

IEBC rejects plea to extend party nominations period The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has rejected a plea by political parties to extend the period within which nominations are to be conducted. IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati who addressed the media after a consultative meeting with officials of political parties convened Sunday to discuss ongoing primaries and adherence to the

Jubilee postpones its Nairobi county nominations yet again

The party had initially set the county’s nominations for Friday, April 21 Secretary general Raphael Tuju attributes the postponement to avoidance of interference with ODM’s nominations in the capital The Jubilee Party has postponed its nominations for Nairobi county from Monday, April 24 to Wednesday, April 26. The exercise, which will be overseen by Deputy President William Ruto, was moved

Investigative journalist Mohammed Ali floored in ODM nominations by Joho relative

Former KTN journalist Mohammed Ali has been beaten in the Nyali parliamentary ODM nominations by a close relative amid claims of being rigged out by the party’s top brass. Said Abdalla, a cousin to Mombasa governor and ODM deputy leader Hassan Joho, garnered 3671 votes to beat Ali who got 2987 votes. READ ALSO: Joho, Junet Mohamed under siege in Migori

Uhuru admits Jubilee was unprepared for shambolic primaries

The Jubilee Party has admitted it was overwhelmed by the large turnout witnessed yesterday as it held its primaries that were subsequently cancelled. President Uhuru Kenyatta apologized to the party’s supporters for the shambolic handling of the mini-polls as he conceded that Jubilee was underprepared for the large number of voters that took to the polling stations. “Primaries usually do

Funyula MP Paul Otuoma ditches Raila’s ODM

Disgruntled Otuoma hinted at running for the Busia governorship independently if ODM party denied him a certificate He garnered 63752 votes against Busia governor Sospeter Ojaamong’s 92,358 in the recently concluded party’s primaries Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has resigned from the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) amid claims he was rigged out of the party’s Busia gubernatorial nominations. The legislator in a letter to

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