Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24 Kenya. The stories here come from users.

Latest Badges:

Kuria will win Gatundu seat without election

01 August 2014, 17:34 William Korir

Nairobi - The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision IEBC will declare Moses Kuria the new Member of Parliament for Gatundu South once it confirms that every other aspirant for the election has quit the race.

Kuria is the only one left in the Gatundu race after the last aspirant, Joachim Kamere removed his candidacy Friday.

Kamere said that he does not want to fight a war against President Uhuru Kenyatta's party in his own home-ground thus the decision.

On their part, the IEBC have announced that they will declare Kuria winner if Kamere writes a letter to them confirming his exit.

" The IEBC will announce a winner of the Gatundu South by election when and if the withdrawn candidate writes to confirm his exit from the poll, a statement from the IEBC read.

Kamere in withdrawing, had said he had decided to withdraw from the race to avoid causing political divisions in Gatundu South, which is President Uhuru Kenyatta’s backyard.

" Political contents can be acrimonious and can cause huge rifts and polarization in the community. Gatundu South Constituency is the home of our beloved President Uhuru Kenyatta. I don’t wish to be the cause or be associated with political divisions and unnecessary tension in the President’s backyard,” he said.

He said Gatundu people must give the President peace of mind in order for him to focus the onerous task of serving the people of Kenya.

" I am sure that many of my friends and supporters will feel disappointed and let down. But, it is important sometimes to step away from a tree in front of you in order to behold the forest,” Kamere added.

Kamere was to contest on a New Democrats Party ticket.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page!

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
William Korir
Kikuyu 2022 vote will go to Peter...

The 2022 Kikuyu vote will go to Peter Kenneth, a Rift Valley Governor has warned DP William Ruto. Read more...

Submitted by
William Korir
CORD threatens to boycott 2017 po...

The CORD Coalition says that it will be forced to boycott the 2017 elections if there is no new voter register in place by the time. Read more...

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Disgraced Jeptoo stripped of 2014...

Organizers of the Boston Marathon are stripping Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo of her 2014 victory as part of the athlete's newly extended doping ban. Read more...

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
ODM beats Jubilee in 3 by-electio...

ODM dominates Jubilee Party in by elections.

Submitted by
Wilson Ochieng
Kenyan ivory seized in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities have seized 1 tonne of ivory smuggled from Kenya, the fifth such seizure in the past month. Read more...

Submitted by
Cyril Mike Odhiz
Kenyans furious on young lady aft...

A young Kenyan woman is the talk of town after she posted a photo with her elderly lover after a round of steamy sex, or so the photo suggested.  Read more...