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IEBC latest News on Election Preparedness and Timelines Ezra Chiloba, Chair Wafula Chebukati

The electoral commission mandated to oversee the fresh presidential polls has pushed forward the election date. In a press statement, the commission chair Wafula Chebukati noted that pushing forward of the date is to allow the electoral body...

Summary of the Five Kenya Supreme Court Judges’ Rulings

The Supreme Court of Kenya made the much awaited full ruling yesterday. Five of seven supreme court judges were present to read their individual rulings. According to Chief Justice David Maraga, Justice Smokin Wanjala was not available to read...

Full 2017 Kenya Supreme Court ruling on presidential election petition case by Raila Odinga vs Uhuru Kenyatta, IEBC

Kenya’s Chief Justice David Maraga led other  six supreme court judges in delivering the full 2017 Kenya Supreme Court ruling on the presidential election petition case filed by opposition leader and NASA presidential candidate Raila...

Chief Justice David Maraga issued a statement this afternoon speaking against attacks on the Judiciary. Maraga noted that some judges have been targeted in what is widely seen as an attempt to intimidate the judiciary. The Chief Justice said...

Sonko asks Matatus to Self-Regulate, Can They?

Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko suspended the ban he had issued barring Matatus from operating in the CBD. Sonko said he has given Matatu’s one month to regulate themselves. In the new directive, Sonko wants Matatu players to ensure there...

CS Matiangi and Sossion take on changing examination dates

CS Fred Matiangi and Nominated mp, KNUT Secretary general Wilson Sossion issued a statement on 18th September 2017 after a stakeholder meeting that was held at KICD Nairobi. CS Matiangi and Sossion take on changing examination dates/Photo   What...

Tuskys Signs Deal to Rescue Nakumatt

Troubled retail giant Nakumatt has signed a deal with rival Tuskys to help it replenish stocks. The deal will see Nakumatt use Tuskys’ goodwill to get products from suppliers. The deal will also see managers from Tuskys’ oversee some operations...

Shortlisted candidates for General service Office (GSO) Cadets and Special officers

Ministry of Defense has published a list of candidates who were successful and have been Shortlisted  for General service Office (GSO) Cadets and Special officers (gazetted on Sunday 17th September 2017). Shortlisted candidates for General...

Kenyans Ridicule French IT Firm OT-Morpho Over no Hacking Claims

Kenyans, mostly opposition coalition NASA’s supporters, took to social media to laugh off French IT firm OT-Morpho’s Friday report that their audit showed IEBC servers were not hacked. IEBC had contracted OT-Morpho to supply the election...

Starting on Wednesday, 20th September 2017, public service vehicles (PSVs) will not be allowed to drop and pick passengers within the CBD, as is the norm. This ban revokes any previously issued gazette notices or letters allocating Matatu termini. Nairobi...

Judiciary, NASA Boycott Opening of 12th Parliament by president Uhuru Kenyatta

The Kenyan judiciary has scored another first after it skipped the opening of the 12th parliament. Also missing in action were legislators allied to opposition coalition NASA. It is traditional for the judiciary, led by the Chief Justice, to...

Kakamega fire

Some business owners in Kakamega town had a rough night yesterday as they helplessly watched fire raze their businesses. The fire broke out between 1100hrs and midnight opposite the exit of the newly constructed Kakamega main bus stage, near...

Moses Kuria, Muthama Arrested over Hate Speech

Reports have emerged that Gatundu South MP was arrested this morning and is being questioned at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations headquarters. Kuria was arrested after Kenyans went up in arms complaining that the NCIC, had shown partisanship...

Tekno Miles Disappoints Kenyans Epically With Under Par Performance

Nigerian artistes disappointing in major gigs is becoming a norm. The much hyped The Wave concert that went down on Saturday night at Ngong Racecourse Waterfront lived up to that billing after Tekno Miles, the main act, failed to impress. Revellers...

Kisii protests, President Uhuru’s Outbursts Spark Growing Dissent

Friday 1st September 2017 has secured it’s place on Kenyan, African and global history as the day the Supreme of Court of Kenya nullified presidential elections. Tributes flooded in from various parts of the world with various leaders hailing...

Students, Guards Perish in Moi Girls Dorm Fire

As the nation reeled from yesterday’s supreme court nullification of the presidential results, Kenyans woke to sad news that Moi Girls High School, Nairobi had suffered a tragic fire incident. By midmorning, the school compound teamed with...