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News highlights – September 7 2017 – Uhuru heads to West Pokot, Bungoma, Uasin Gishu, Nakuru and Nairobi to woo voters ahead of Oct 17 election

Uhuru heads to West Pokot, Bungoma to woo voters ahead of Oct 17 Presidential election President Uhuru Kenyatta will today start a meet-the-people tour that will see him visit West Pokot,

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Newspaper summaries – September 7 2017 – Crisis as Nasa, Jubilee reject Chebukati team

Daily Nation Crisis as Nasa, Jubilee reject Chebukati team he electoral commission was on Wednesday headed for a fresh crisis after the appointment of a team to manage the repeat

No cash will be accepted at City Hall, says Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko

In a bid to crack down on instances of corruption, cash transactions will no longer be accepted at City Hall, Nairobi County Governor, Mike Mbuvi Sonko has said. In a

President Kenyatta slams Raila for ethnic division

President Uhuru Kenyatta today slammed opposition leader Raila Odinga as a man who thrived on agitating for ethnic division, and voters had shown their displeasure by rejecting him at every

Full Statement: NASA team demands that fresh election be administered by professional, non partisan officials

Raila Odinga’s Natioanal Super Alliance (NASA) coalition has today issued the following statement demanding that the fresh election be administered by professional, non partisan officials and not the current IEBC

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Positive performance of Kenya’s economy may be compromised as re-election day approaches

Election season in Kenya is always a time of uncertainty and most of the times dampens the investment mood of the country as most investors practice what is known as

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Nairobi County administration ups revenue collection efforts as Governor Sonko nets Ksh38 million this week

After raiding the cash office for the second time on Monday, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s team have managed to collect a record of Ksh38.2 million, up from Ksh7 million last week. Sonko,

Newspaper summaries – September 4 2017 – Police issue new warning to online hate mongers

Daily Nation Firms to be surcharged in war on plastic bags Users and manufacturers of polythene bags found dumped will be surcharged, the national environmental agency has said. In an

I disagree with the Supreme Court ruling but I respect it, says Uhuru Kenyatta

Jubilee Party leader and incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is at odds with today’s Supreme Court ruling, stating that he does not agree with it but will respect the rule of

I will not step down, says IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati will not step down despite calls to do so following today’s Supreme Court ruling nullifying the August 8 Presidential election. He