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News highlights IEBC will not tolerate threats, says Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati IEBC Chairman, Wafula Chebukati has said he will not tolerate further threats to the election board’s staff following the resignation of Commissioner Roselyne Akombe. Akombe stepped down and fled the country saying that she feared for her life. The former IEBC boss said before her departure that the October

News highlights Uhuru calls for peace, reconcilliation ahead of next week’s repeat election President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to embrace peace and reconcilliation ahead of the repeat election slated for October 26, 2017. The Head of State says though the August elections were the most peaceful in the nation’s history, the Supreme Court, citing irregularities, annulled the result, and ordered that

News highlights IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe says repeat elections are compromised, claims she is in danger IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe has resigned, claiming says the planned October 26 Presidential poll cannot meet the basic expectations of a credible election. Akombe accused IEBC of becoming party to the current political crisis in the country and said her decision to quit the

Roselyn Akombe, a Commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has resigned, saying the commission cannot conduct a credible election as currently constituted. Akombe left the country to Dubai to monitor the printing of ballot papers, but diverted to New York. In a resignation letter viewed by X News, the now former Commissioner said she is not even prepared

Daily Nation Jimi Wanjigi in trouble for supporting Nasa, leaders say Police who stormed the home of controversial businessman Jimi Wanjigi, breaking doors with axes and metal cutters, were looking for guns, ammunition and explosives. They said they found an M4 — a military-grade rifle — five pistols and a shotgun at his Muthaiga home in Nairobi and that they

News highlights Tycoon Jimi Wanjigi escapes arrest following High Court ruling The High Court has stopped the intended arrest of businessman Jimi Wanjigi granting him an anticipatory bail of Sh50,000. In his orders, Justice Chacha Mwita directed that Wanjigi should not be harassed until Thursday this week when the suit he has filed under a certificate of urgency will be heard

Nairobi County Deputy Governor, Polycarp Igathe has today visited the Syokimau Commuter Railway Station to understand their operations in a bid to make them more efficient. Kenya Railways Engineer, David Mwadali showd Igathe how the way-leave has been encroached on by residents,  leading to garbage dumping along the track and endangering the lives of those in the area.

News headlines Make your intentions clear, Ruto tells NASA Deputy President William Ruto has asked the opposition party to stop issuing demands following their withdrawal from the October 26 repeat elections. Ruto stated that Raila Odinga’s NASA coalition has not decided whether they are in the presidential race or not. The Deputy President said Raila was planning to appeal to foreign governments to

News highlights Don’t interfere with October Presidential election, Ruto warns Raila Deputy President William Ruto has asked opposition party leader Raila Odinga not to interfere with the October 26 Presidential election following the latter’s withdrawal from the race. Ruto, who was speaking at a rally in Kitui on Monday, told Odinga to face him in 2022 if he is not ready for the repeat

Daily Nation Otiende Amollo walks out of TV show over offensive tweet The high political tensions in the country played out in the mainstream media on Tuesday morning, when an opposition politician walked out during a live studio interview with a rival legislator. Despite continuous persuasion by NTV anchor Ken Mijungu to stay on during the heated ‘AM Live’ morning