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It’s all battle as IEBC sets official campaign date The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has set the stage for a titanic battle as various political parties and candidates seek voters favour ahead of the general election in August. Official campaigns are set to begin in May after the electoral commission announced a slightly over two-month period for vote

I must be on the ballot this time, Kalonzo tells NASA Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has thrown prospects of the opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition of fielding a single candidate in the forthcoming General Election into further disarray by declaring he must be on the ballot box. Addressing party aspirants at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi, Kalonzo

IEBC warns candidates against participating in any electoral offence ahead of the August poll The electoral commission has told all aspirants and political party to strictly adhere to the published guidelines. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has formally published regulations for the forthcoming August 8 General Elections. According to the regulations signed by the commission’s chairman Wafula Chebukati, official

Daily Nation Joho to be quizzed by CID over papers: Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has been summoned by police to record a statement on his academic certificates after the national examinations body disowned his result slip as a forgery. The Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) wrote to the Director of Criminal Investigations claiming the 1992 Kenya Certificate of Secondary

United Democratic Movement Presidential aspirant Philip Murgor casts doubts on the preparedness of IEBC in conducting August Polls. Murgor says the commission is facing of technical and legal challenges an indication that it is not ready for the polls Presidential aspirant Philip Murgor has said the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is not ready to conduct the forthcoming General

A section of Jubilee Party aspirants from Wajir County has expressed their discontent with the Jubilee party leadership over delay constitute the county Election Board. The aspirants led by businessman Mohammed Hassan said on Monday that a scheduled meeting to pick the county board slated on Thursday last week nullified without any communication from the party headquarters in Nairobi raising eyebrows

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party leader Raila Odinga has warned that any aspirant found culpable of violence risk being barred from running on the party ticket. Addressing ODM women aspirants at Multi Media University auditorium, Mr Odinga said firm action will be taken on candidates who will cause mayhem in the upcoming party primaries. “I have mandated the National Elections

KDF kills 31 Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia 31 Al-Shabaab militants were yesterday killed by Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) operating in Somalia in air and ground raids that saw warfare and communication equipment seized. The defence forces under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) conducted a successful raid and destruction on two Al-Shabaab command and logistics bases in Baadhere District

State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu has told opposition chiefs to stop interfering with IEBC Esipisu has also scoffed opposition plans to set up a parallel tallying centre saying such a move is illegal as only IEBC is allowed to announce election results. State House has told opposition to stop unnecessary attacks on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Addressing

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said that it will take action on any candidate found guilty of causing violence and chaos. This even as Jubilee Party threatened on Sunday to disqualify aspirants found culpable of hooliganism from participating in any future party activities including the forthcoming party nomination exercise. IEBC Commissioner Roselyne Kwamboka said that they will