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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

Daily Nation Sonko gears up for poll rules out deal: Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko said on Sunday nothing will stop him from gunning for the Jubilee Party ticket in his bid to be the city’s next governor. This came as Deputy President William Ruto was holed up at Jubilee headquarters for hours and the party’s Nairobi County primaries postponed to

Uhuru, Raila lead calls to have Mwiraria cleared of Anglo Leasing charges President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the late former Finance Minister David Mwiraria should be cleared of any wrong doing in the Anglo-leasing scandal now that there is consensus that he was innocent. The President urged all those who had condemned him before to come out in the open

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

Confusion mars start of Jubilee Party primaries Violence and confusion has marked the Jubilee Party nominations that kicked off today with cancellations witnessed in several stations in the exercise that was to run for all elective seats except the presidency simultaneously. Voting in Nandi county was called off due to inadequate materials with about 10,000 ballot papers supplied against the

Jubilee primaries kick off amid delays Jubilee Party primaries have kicked off in some areas across the country while the exercise has been delayed in most counties due late arrival of ballot material, insufficient ballot papers and voter protests. Delays have been reported in Uasin Gishu, Igembe, Murang’a, Kirinyaga and Elgeyo Marakwet. In Nakuru, voting has not started because ballot

Daily Nation At last, Nasa has a power sharing deal: The Opposition alliance has said that it will announce its presidential candidate on Thursday next week and has already agreed on how to share power if victorious at the General Election. Nasa (National Super Alliance) also admitted Bomet governor and Chama Cha Mashinani party leader Isaac Ruto into its ranks,

Daily Nation Uhuru calls for peace in Kisumu tour: President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday pitched tent in ODM leader Raila Odinga’s turf in Kisumu where he received a warm welcome and said all politicians had a right to campaign in any part of the country. The President was attending the National Drama festivals gala at the Kisumu State Lodge. Local

The second edition of the Ameru Festival proved that Merians love hip hop and dancehall music.This was a great day for the Easter holiday.With the show being opened by a number of artists from the County including Kamanu M’Ntwamwari, Karimi Bruno, Mc Mananga, Nassizu.,Koffi Machette and a couple of other artists with the likes of, Jua Cali,Nyashinski, Colo, Nameless and

All set for President Kenyatta’s visit to Kisumu today All is set for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to Kisumu County where he will attend the National Drama Festival and meet local leaders to discuss development issues. State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu on Monday told a news conference that President Kenyatta’s tour is not political, but will be used to highlight