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News highlights Human Rights Watch condemns police violence against civilians during polling period Human Rights Watch has called on Kenyan authorities to condemn recent violence, rein in on any police abuses and investigate scores of killings, most of them blamed on security agencies during the prolonged electoral period.  Africa researcher at Human Rights Watch Otsieno Namwaya says they have recorded

News highlights State House says government will not condone NASA’s unconstitutional actions State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu has cautioned that the escalation of dissent as displayed by the National Super Alliance (NASA) in the recent past will not be condoned by the government. He said the government’s commitment to ensuring the constitutional order is protected by ensuring strict adherence to the law by

Daily Nation Zimbabwe awaits new leader after Mugabe’s shock exit Zimbabweans waited Wednesday to discover when their new leader would be appointed after president Robert Mugabe’s resignation brought a sudden end to a 37-year reign of authoritarian rule. Mugabe’s tenure ended in an announcement at a special joint session of parliament where MPs had convened to impeach the 93-year-old who

News highlights Baringo Governor tells Raila to accept Uhuru as President Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis has urged NASA leader Raila Odinga to accept the outcome of yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling and help preach peace to reunite the country. He said that while members of the Jubilee Party respect Raila, they disagree with his alleged tactics that seek to sabotage the economy. Nairobi Governor intensifies

News highlights Rift Valley politicians urge voters to support Ruto’s bid for President in 2022 A group of Rift Valley-based politicians led by Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago has urged voters to support Deputy President William Ruto’s bid for the top seat in 2022. Speaking as Mandago led a six-hour celebration in Eldoret following the verdict legitimising Uhuru Kenyatta’s Presidential victory, politicians who

News highlights High Court bars Counties from passing NASA’s People’s Assembly motion The High Court in Kitui has issued orders barring County Assemblies from passing or implementing National Super Alliance’s (NASA) motions on the formation of the People’s Assembly. Justice Lilian Mutende issued the order pending determination of a case filed by a lobby group, Counties Development Group. The court

Daily Nation World leaders applaud Uhuru after Supreme Court ruling Britain became the first government to congratulate President Uhuru Kenyatta after his victory was upheld by the Supreme Court Monday morning. United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sent his country’s message in a telephone call to Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed. The Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) said that

News highlights DP Ruto elated with Supreme Court ruling Deputy President William Ruto has expressed his elation with regard to today’s Supreme Court ruling declaring the Octobe re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta as valid. In a statement issued earlier today, Ruto said that the country now has hope for the future. The DP has on occasion, called out the opposition

News highlights Supreme Court set to rule on validity of October 26 repeat election The Supreme Court will today rule on whether President Uhuru Kenyatta can be sworn in for a second term or if there must be yet another vote. After hearing two days of arguments on the validity of the second vote, Chief Justice David Maraga said last week

Daily Nation All eyes on judges as Kenyans wait eagerly Supreme Court judges held a day-long meeting on Sunday to finalise their judgment on two petitions seeking to annul President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory for the second time in three months. The judges chose the Supreme Court building to deliberate the judgement that they will make Monday with President Kenyatta waiting