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I won’t stand for president again, Raila says after Uhuru defeat

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
I won’t stand for president again, Raila says after Uhuru defeat

Raila Odinga has declared he will never be a presidential candidate again following the August 8 defeat by President Uhuru Kenyatta. IEBC’s official announcement on Friday named Uhuru winner with 1.4 million votes more than the Opposition leader’s. Raila has refused to concede and called for a work boycott on Monday, saying the National Super […]

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Section of Kamba leaders say they will support Jubilee government

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Section of Kamba leaders say they will support Jubilee government

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 14 – A section of Opposition leaders drawn from the Kamba community have vowed to support the Jubilee government on grounds that they do not want to be left out in the cold for another five years. Led by the former Wiper party Kitui Senator, David Musila, the leaders said on Monday […]

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Sarah Serem announces pay cut for IEBC commissioners

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sarah Serem announces pay cut for IEBC commissioners

Election officials have been handed a pay cut just days after conducting the General Election. In a Kenya Gazette notice on Friday, the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) said top officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will now ear Sh747,461, down from Sh765,188  month. SRC chairperson Sarah Serem gazetted the changes that […]

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World turns spotlight on Raila Odinga after Kenya elections

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
World turns spotlight on Raila Odinga after Kenya elections

A powerful spotlight rests on opposition leader Raila Odinga to calm his supporters in the wake of his loss in the just concluded General Election. A Sunday editorial by The New York Times says it is imperative that Mr Odinga, who has said he will announce his next course of action on Tuesday, leaves a better legacy […]

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President Uhuru, DP Ruto to be sworn in on August 29

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
President Uhuru, DP Ruto to be sworn in on August 29

President Uhuru Kenyatta will be sworn in for his second and last term in office on August 29 if his victory is not challenged in the Supreme Court. According to the law, the President-elect and his deputy are to be inaugurated on the Tuesday following the 14th date of the declaration of presidential election results, […]

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