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Breaking News: Raila to challenge poll outcome in Supreme Court

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Breaking News: Raila to challenge poll outcome in Supreme Court

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga now says he will challenge the outcome of the August 8 presidential election in the Supreme Court. In his much awaited address to the nation, Odinga said the alliance will challenge what he called fictitious election results based on which President Uhuru Kenyatta was […]

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CS Fred Matiang’i suspends action against two NGOs

| August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
CS Fred Matiang’i suspends action against two NGOs

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has directed the NGOs Coordination Board to suspend any actions against two organisations pending investigations. The two organisations are Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG). Dr Matiang’i also directed Interior Principal Secretary to “immediately form an inclusive and representative committee to work with […]

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Kisumu man who sold land to campaign for Uhuru makes demands

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Kisumu man who sold land to campaign for Uhuru makes demands

A Kisumu man who sold his land to campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to push the president-elect to deliver promises he has made to the people of Nyanza over the past five years. Michael Ochieng’ who sold two acres of land at Sh200,000 to campaign for Mr Uhuru in Kisumu said he was […]

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Donald Trump congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on poll win

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Donald Trump congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on poll win

The US has termed Kenyan poll as fair and transparent— further cementing international and local observers’ affirmation that President Kenyatta’s win was through a credible process. Mr Kenyatta’s main challenger Raila Odinga has rejected the outcome and is Tuesday expected to tell his supporters of the way forward of what he said was a “fake, […]

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NEW YORK TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD: The Real Suspense in Kenya

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD: The Real Suspense in Kenya

Kenya’s national elections last Tuesday were closely watched around the world, less for the results than for the threat of violence that has marred past elections. Barack Obama, whose father was a Kenyan, had been among those urging the country’s leaders to “reject violence and incitement.” That has not happened. Raila Odinga, a perennial loser, began crying foul long […]

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