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elections 2013

Issack Hassan dismisses calls for his resignation

06 June 2014, 10:24

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman,Ahmed Issack Hassan, has dismissed calls for his resignation arguing resigning would equate to admission of guilt.

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Gumbo: Stop blaming Oswago for CORD’s loss in polls

19 May 2014, 08:16

Rarieda MP, Nicholas Gumbo has faulted those blaming suspended Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chief Executive Officer, James Oswago, for CORD’s loss in 2013’s presidential elections.

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MP wants Raila prosecuted over a Twitter post

25 March 2014, 11:35

Kieni MP, James Mathenge wants the former PM, Raila Odinga prosecuted over a recent post on twitter stating that ‘a storm would soon be witnessed in the country’.

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Terror, elections mar economic growth

30 April 2014, 11:28

Government has attributed the slow growth of the economy in 2013 to insecurity, the general election and changes in weather that affected agriculture’s contribution.

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Duale wants Odinga arrested for spreading conspiracy

24 April 2014, 15:48

Jubilee has asked the DPP, Keriako Tobiko to arrest the protected official respondent named as Mr X, whom they have allegedly identified as the former PM Raila Odinga in the recent Jicho Pevu inside story on 2013 disputed presidential elections.

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Monday, 14 April 2014

Wambui's re-election a major boost to women representation in parliament

14 April 2014, 14:05

Nyeri county MP, Priscillah Nyokabi has thrown her weight behind the immediate former Othaya MP, Mary Wambui, stating that she should be re-elected due to the low number of women in parliament.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Meru MPs back Munya's rival in gubernatorial race

19 March 2014, 14:12

A section of MPs from Meru have drawn their weight behind Munya's rival, Kilemi Mwiria whom they consider as being capable of uniting the diverse Meru sub-tribes.

Friday, 14 March 2014

Court of Appeal upholds Oparanya's election

14 March 2014, 10:53

Kakamega County governor Wycliffe Oparanya’s election has been upheld by the Court of Appeal sitting in Kisumu.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Meru Assembly pledge support for Munya

13 March 2014, 14:41

Meru county assembly members have vowed to support the ousted governor Peter Munya in case of a by-election.

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Waititu: Kidero's victory was forged

12 March 2014, 15:39

Former Embakasi MP, Ferdinand Waititu asked the Court of Appeal to nullify the election of Nairobi governor Evans Kidero saying his victory in last year’s polls was forged.

Monday, 10 March 2014

Wambui to get direct TNA ticket

10 March 2014, 10:34

The immediate former Othaya MP, Mary Wambui will get a direct nomination by TNA party to defend her seat.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014

KNCHR releases report on last year's polls

05 March 2014, 09:16

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) marked a year since last polls by releasing a report which names ethnic mobilization as among the irregularities that marred the electoral process.

Friday, 28 February 2014

'Tharaka-Nithi elections were marred with irregularities'

28 February 2014, 08:02

Tharaka - Nithi County women representative polls loser, Mercy Kirito Mutegi on Thursday told an appellate court that the last general elections in the area were marred with irregularities.

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Mary Wambui loses MP seat

13 February 2014, 11:02

The court of appeal in Nyeri has dismissed the election of Mary Wambui as Othaya MP saying that the elections were not administered accurately in accordance with the law.

Monday, 10 February 2014

Duale wants Ocampo's remarks on ICC cases probed

10 February 2014, 08:19

Former ICC prosecutor, Luis Moreno Ocampo’s remarks that some diplomats had asked him to prevent Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto from contesting in last year’s polls have caused a stir in the Jubilee Coalition.

Thursday, 23 January 2014

ODM won't apologise over Raila's vote rigging claims

23 January 2014, 07:07

A section of MPs from the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party, have dismissed demands for CORD leader Raila Odinga to apologise over military vote rigging claims.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Pressure mounts on Raila to apologise over vote rigging claims

22 January 2014, 07:15

Pressure is mounting on former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, to apologise over his remarks that the military rigged last year's polls in favor of the Jubilee alliance.

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

IEBC dismisses Raila's vote rigging claims

21 January 2014, 07:15

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) dismissed CORD leader, Raila Odinga’s claims that the military rigged last year’s polls in favor of the Jubilee alliance.

Governor, Women Rep used witchcraft to win election

21 January 2014, 11:57

Tharaka- Nithi governor, Samuel Ragwa Mbae and Women Representative, Beatrice Nkatha used witchcraft to win election.

Monday, 20 January 2014

Ruto slams Raila over vote rigging allegations

20 January 2014, 09:07

Deputy President, William Ruto, slammed former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, over his remarks that alleged the military rigged last year’s polls in favor of the Jubilee alliance.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Bifwoli and Makali make final push

18 December 2013, 19:51

Labor Party of Kenya candidate, Bifwoli Wakoli, headed to Mayanja, Malakisi and Luakhakha to give his campaign a final push.

Thursday, 05 December 2013

Mary Wambui's election still at the mercy of court

05 December 2013, 10:44

Othaya Member of Parliament, Mary Wambui will know her fate as the area MP on February 13, 2014 according to the Nyeri Appellate Court.

Wednesday, 04 December 2013

IEBC: Follow election rules, or face the music

04 December 2013, 10:18

IEBC has given a stern warning to politicians participating in the Bungoma County senatorial by-elections to carry out their campaigns in conformity with the elections act.

Friday, 22 November 2013

Case challenging Joho's credentials postponed

22 November 2013, 09:09

The case challenging the academic qualifications of the Mombasa County Governor, Ali Hassan Joho, has been postponed.

Mudavadi: Bungling Bungoma poll will be costly

22 November 2013, 12:04

Amani Party leader, Musalia Mudavadi, has called on the IEBC to conduct a credible poll in the upcoming Bungoma by election, saying that a bungled election is costly for the country.

Underrate me at your own peril - Bifwoli

22 November 2013, 12:23

Former Bumula MP, Bifwoli Wakoli, has exuded confidence in capturing the Bungoma senate seat and warned his rivals to underrate him at their own peril.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Voters urged to come out in numbers to support Wetang'ula

20 November 2013, 12:48

Tongaren MP, David Eseli, has urged residents of his constituency to come out in large numbers and support Wetangula's bid to return to the Senate.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Makali pledges to end political rivalry if elected

18 November 2013, 11:36

David Makali said that Bungoma County has lagged behind in terms of development because of the political rivalry between the dominant parties in the region, and urged the County residents to vote him in so that he can correct the situation.

Friday, 15 November 2013

Wetang'ula confident of recapturing seat

15 November 2013, 10:13

The immediate former Bungoma senator Moses Wetang’ula has expressed confidence that he will win the upcoming Bungoma senatorial by election.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

IEBC: Oswago arrested in Naivasha

29 October 2013, 19:26

IEBC boss James Oswago and three other officials have been arrested following corruption claims over a KES 1.3 billion procurement of the voter kits.

Friday, 18 October 2013

Election petition losers win by-elections

18 October 2013, 08:19

Two MPs and one governor who had lost their seats in election petitions filed in Kibwezi, Matungulu and Siaya emerged winners in Thursday’s by-elections.

Monday, 14 October 2013

MP Vows to rally support for Wetang'ula

14 October 2013, 11:05

A member of the national assembly from Bungoma County has exuded confidence that Moses Wetang'ula will recapture his lost Senatorial seat in the December 19 by-elections.

Wednesday, 09 October 2013

IEBC official warns against election malpractice

09 October 2013, 12:37

The IEBC returning officer in Limuru constituency, Nice Tobiko, has called on voters and contestants in the upcoming by-elections to strictly observe the electoral Code of Conduct.

Keep off Bungoma politics, Kombo tells outsiders

09 October 2013, 17:10

Former Local Government Minister, Musikari Kombo, has appealed to politicians from outside Bungoma County to keep off the local politics.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013

Election of Luanda MP upheld

08 October 2013, 12:53

The election of Luanda MP, Chris Omulele, was upheld by the Kakamega High Court after an unsuccessful petition by two petitioners.

Credibility of IEBC hangs in the balance

08 October 2013, 13:56

The eight seats lost in election petitions is an indication of many things gone wrong during the March 4 elections.

ODM Senator wants Kalonzo to succeed Raila

08 October 2013, 17:58

Taita Taveta Senator, Dan Mwanzo, has said that Raila Odinga should retire from politics for Kalonzo Musyoka to run for presidency in 2017.

Monday, 07 October 2013

Wetang'ula: Jubilee plotting to weaken CORD

07 October 2013, 14:04

Moses Wetang'ula, whose election was nullified by a Bungoma court, said his removal from the Senate was a move by the Jubilee government to divide opposition.

Friday, 04 October 2013

Court dismisses petition by female gubernatorial hopeful

04 October 2013, 16:59

The hope of Kenya ever having a first female governor was suppressed after the Mombasa law courts dismissed a petition filed by a female gubernatorial hopeful at Taita Taveta.

Thursday, 03 October 2013

CORD in dilema over Wetang’ula

03 October 2013, 09:01

The CORD bigwigs are in damage control mode after its only co-principal in Parliament, Moses Wetangula lost his Bungoma Senate seat.

Monday, 30 September 2013

Court upholds Sambu's election

30 September 2013, 13:09

The High Court in Bungoma has upheld the election of Webuye East MP Alfred Sambu.

Raila in Bungoma for Wetang'ula's petition ruling

30 September 2013, 13:50

Former Prime Minister and Cord leader Raila Odinga is in Bungoma for the ruling of a petition challenging the election of Moses Wetangula as Bungoma senator.

Wetangula loses Bungoma Senate seat

30 September 2013, 16:55

Musikari Kombo has won a case he filed contesting the election of Bungoma Senator and CORD's co-principal Moses Wetangula on Monday.

Friday, 27 September 2013

Court upholds Kwale Senator's election

27 September 2013, 13:01

The High Court in Mombasa has dismissed an election petition that had been filed against Kwale Senator Boy Juma.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

EU to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe diamond mining firm

17 September 2013, 16:47

The European Union has agreed to lift sanctions on a Zimbabwean diamond-mining firm despite concerns over alleged fraud in a July election that kept President Robert Mugabe in power.

Friday, 06 September 2013

Supreme Court verdict on presidential petition faulted

06 September 2013, 08:52

Law scholars and practitioners from East African countries have faulted the Supreme Court’s ruling on the presidential petition that challenged President Kenyatta’s election.

Thursday, 05 September 2013

Obasanjo: UhuRuto win a sign of political maturity

05 September 2013, 12:02

The election of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy is a significant sign of Africa’s political maturity, former Nigeria president Olusegun Obasanjo has said.

Wednesday, 04 September 2013

Kisumu West MP, Aluoch retains seat

04 September 2013, 11:36

The High Court in Kisumu has dismissed the election petition challenging the election of Olago Aluoch as Kisumu West MP.

Otaalo retains Lurambi MP seat

04 September 2013, 12:54

The High Court in Kakamega has dismissed the election petition challenging the election of Lurambi MP, Raphael Otaalo.

Tuesday, 03 September 2013

Kethi denies charges, freed on bond

03 September 2013, 16:03

Lawyer Kethi Kilonzo appeared in court and denied charges of stealing, handling stolen property and presenting false documents to the IEBC.

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