Category Archives: Election HQs

NASA: Dialogue Window Closed, action against Jubilee Government Forthcoming

The National Super Alliance (NASA) on Friday announced that the door for dialogue between its leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru was closed. Speaking at Intercontinental Hotel NASA CEO Norman Magaya stated that the Opposition gave the Head of State ample time to initiate talks but ignored. Mr. Magaya mentioned that the dialogue now will […]

Supreme Court Upholds Election of President Kenyatta

The Supreme Court has upheld the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta. While issuing the verdict, C.J Maraga stated that the two petitions that had been presented to the court had no merit. As per the constitution, Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto will now be sworn in on Nov. 28. “Having carefully considered the above issues, […]

Dr Roselyn Akombe: Why I left IEBC- Full statement

This is a Press Statement by Dr. Roselyn Akombe on her decision to quit IEBC. “For many months now, I have questioned my role as a Commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. But I have soldiered on hoping that we could collectively find a way of addressing the crisis our country faces today. […]

IEBC Commissioner, Roselyn Akombe resigns, flees the country

Eight days before a crucial presidential election redo, a senior official of Kenya’s electoral commission has resigned and fled to the United States. Roselyn Akombe said the current electoral system was not fit to meet the basic expectations of a free, fair, and credible election. She also said that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) […]

Protesters risk jail, fines for lighting bonfires on roads

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has warned protesters who light bonfires and set ablaze tyres on public roads that they risk prosecution and imprisonment. KeNHA has also notified organisers of public demonstrations they will also be prosecuted and be forced to pay for damages caused on roads by protesters. The authority is currently taking […]

Uhuru, Raila must talk to heal hurting nation, says Atwoli

Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa leader Raila Odinga to embrace dialogue and save the country from further political crisis. Addressing a press conference at Cotu offices yesterday, secretary general Francis Atwoli proposed a 10-member team drawn from veteran political leaders to urgently meet the duo and […]

Isaac Ruto shifts allegiance to Jubilee

Former Bomet Governor and Chama Cha Mashinani chief Isaac Ruto has ditched the NASA coalition and shifted his allegiance to the Jubilee Party. This comes after Hon. Ruto lost to former N.A Deputy Speaker Dr. Joyce Laboso. Hon. Ruto is currently in attendance in the Jubilee campaigns in Uashin Gishu county. More to follow…

Just Madam Governor Good Enough, Laboso tells Bomet

Apart from the huge financial perks that accompany holding political office in this country, the power involved, many say, is more addictive. Even people who the closest they have got to holding public office is a declaration of intent in a dingy bar, the tittle Mheshimiwa (Honorouble) is as addictive as the things they will […]

MCAs elect Okode as Siaya Speaker

Siaya Speaker George Okode retained his seat after beating his three opponents. Okode garnered 33 votes to edge out George Rubik, who bagged 8 votes. Nicholas Abidha and Sam Muga did not get any vote. The Speaker’s election came after the 42 County Assembly Members—30 elected and 12 nominated— were sworn-in by clerk Felix Olweru. […]

Raila: It was my last election

The National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate, Raila Odinga has declared he will not participate in any other presidential election. This is the first time Raila, who is a respected icon of democracy, has broached the issue of his retirement from active politics. He was speaking to British newspaper, Financial Times. A confidante of Raila […]