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  President Kenyatta admits that the government has not delivered on 2013 pledge of building five new modern stadiums Head of State say they have not delivered because of limited resources President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured the country that the government will build the five stadiums as promised when campaigning in the run up to the 2013 General Elections. President

Daily Nation Leaders in all night talks to salvage Nasa: The National Super Alliance bigwigs were on Monday evening holed up in a meeting at the Coast to agree on a presidential candidate and a power-sharing formula if they beat President Uhuru Kenyatta in the August elections. ODM leader Raila Odinga, Amani National Congress chief Musalia Mudavadi, Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka

Parliament approves rules allowing IEBC to monitor technology use in August election Parliament has given the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) the greenlight to monitor technology use in the forthcoming general election as well as the go ahead to manage nominations The five sets of election regulations passed include voter education, management of party primaries and party lists submitted

Communications and programs officer at the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) Lydia Gachungi has urged political reporters to do more than the daily political reporting and promote peace among communities A report by the Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Africa(AMARC-Africa) 2009 survey showed that the community based stations were careful and not perceived to have taken sides

NASA principals set for retreat to name flag bearer Opposition leaders under the National Super Alliance (NASA) are set to go for a retreat next week to decide on who the flag bearer in the August polls will be, following recommendations submitted Thursday,April 6 by a technical committee. They include ODM’s Raila Odinga, Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka, Musalia Mudavadi of Amani

Daily Nation Nasa battles to calm fears on flagbearer: Nasa leaders were putting out fires following unconfirmed reports that the coalition’s technical committee had settled on Mr Raila Odinga and Mr Kalonzo Musyoka as the presidential pairing in the August elections. The principals met the coalition’s co-ordinating committee at Lilian Towers, Nairobi, to find ways of calming the storm over

Religious leaders have cautioned that increasing incidents of political intolerances to may lead to anarchy and chaos, if not checked. They are now are pleading with politicians to save the country from a repeat of the 2007/2008 bloody chaos in which thousands of Kenyans lost their lives while others were displaced from their homes. Council of Imams and Preachers of

Ruth Odinga has come to the rescue of Senator Elizabeth Ongoro in her bid to win the  Ruaraka Parliamentary seat. The Deputy Governor said Senator  Ongoro will not leave the Orange Party but stay vowing not to tolerate any kind of intimidation or frustration on women leaders. Senator Ongoro cited her political obstructions claiming that the party had not appreciated

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae wants the senate to back counties to offset the debts owed to contractors by the defunct local authorities. The governor says the huge ending bills are affecting service delivery in some of the 47 counties. As a result, the state of service deliveries has been made worse. Ongwae says prioritise payment of salaries at the expense of development

Isaac Ruto wants the government to shelve a proposal to import duty-free Maize. The governor disagreed with Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich’s remarks. The Bomet county boss urged the national government to mind about local mwananchi. he adds duty-free maize import will flood the market Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has petitioned the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich to shelve the government