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Senior managers at the secretariat of the Independent Boundaries and Electoral Commission (IEBC) are among some 500 individuals who have applied to fill the vacant positions of the agency’s chairperson and seven commissioners. The IEBC selection panel chaired by Bernadette Musundi has been receiving applications for the positions over the last two weeks. X News has learnt that by close

A combo file picture made available on 08 November 2016 and dated 19 October 2016 shows US presidential candidates Democrat Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican Donald Trump during the final Presidential Debate at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Clinton and Trump are running in the presidential election on 08 November 2016, to choose the 45th

US Presidential election set for today The 2016 US election takes place today,  after which the world’s most powerful nation will have a new leader. Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States. Yesterday, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump  criss-crossed America in a final push for votes before election day. Both have been holding

The Guardian Hillary Clinton tells star-studded rally: Let’s make history together: President Barack Obama, speaking in front of a crowd of nearly 30,000 people at Independence Mall in Philadelphia, said that stopping Donald Trump isn’t the only reason to vote tomorrow – and that Hillary Clinton’s candidacy is reason enough to show up. Speaking in front of an enormous crowd

Daily Nation ODM begs Waiguru to spill the beans: Orange Democratic Party MPs yesterday invited former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru to reveal more information on the alleged involvement of Deputy President William Ruto in the National Youth (NYS) scandal. Six MPs from the opposition party, who were gleefully stoking the fires of controversy haunting the Jubilee administration, challenged President

CS Mailu to face senators over Afya House ‘scandal’ Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu will tomorrow appear before the senate Health Committee to respond to questions regarding the alleged loss of Sh5 billion in the ministry. Committee chairman Senator Wilfred Machage confirmed that they have summoned the CS to get more information about the scandal. Speaking in Mombasa over the

Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu will tomorrow appear before the senate Health Committee to respond to questions regarding the alleged loss of Sh5 billion in the ministry. Committee chairman Senator Wilfred Machage confirmed that they have summoned the CS to get more information about the scandal. Speaking in Mombasa over the weekend, Machage called for patience over matter saying various

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma has said he is not scared of going to prison, days after an investigation found evidence of possible government corruption. This was his first public appearance since an anti-corruption report asked for a judicial inquiry. Mr Zuma, 74, is accused of an improper relationship with wealthy businessmen. He denies any wrongdoing. Thousands of people

  Chief Justice David Maraga has appointed High Court Judge Msagha Mbogholi as the new chair of the Judiciary Committee on Elections that will handle all electoral petitions after the 2017 General Election. Speaking after making the appointment, the CJ asked the committee to move with speed to ensure that the judiciary is fully prepared to handle election disputes expected

Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has claimed that Deputy President William Ruto had a hand in his brutal handling by police officers yesterday. The Governor sustained injuries in an altercation with police officers at Silibwet Primary School in Bomet County. Trouble began when Mr Ruto went to Silibwet Stadium where youths from the county had gathered for a football match. According