Raila hails ruling on presidential results, says sex bad omen on...
by BY JOHN NALIANYA @jonaliash on June 23, 2017 at 11:51 am
[field_converge_image]The ruling in favour of constituency level presidential results has blocked Jubilee's plot to rig the general election, NASA candidate Raila Odinga has said. The Court of Appeal issued the ruling earlier on Friday saying the IEBC "must be above suspicion to command respect […]
Win for NASA as Appeals courts rules for constituency presidential...
by NANCY AGUTU, @NancyAgutu on June 23, 2017 at 10:20 am
[field_converge_image]Presidential results will be announced at constituency level, the Court of Appeal has ruled, saying the IEBC "must be above suspicion to command respect from Kenyans". Judge William Ouko noted on Friday that it is inconceivable for results announced at this level to be […]
Only one agent allowed per polling station, IEBC tells NASA
by NANCY AGUTU, @NancyAgutu on June 22, 2017 at 8:08 am
[field_converge_image]The IEBC has warned the opposition that only one agent per candidate will be allowed at a polling station on August 8. Opposition leader Raila Odinga said his team will deploy at least 10 agents to every polling station. Some will take videos and photos of electoral materials, […]
Foreign Affairs blew Sh1.12bn in six-month travels – report
by BY FELIX OLICK @olickfelix on June 21, 2017 at 8:23 pm
[field_converge_image]The Ministry of Foreign Affairs blew Sh1.12 billion on foreign travels alone in six months, a new report indicates. The report by Controller of Budget Agnes Odhiambo also shows President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto separately spent Sh130 million on trips […]
Police write to IEBC over Raila poll stations plan
by KAMORE MAINA AND LUKE AWICH on June 21, 2017 at 8:21 pm
[field_converge_image]Alarmed by NASA's radical vote-protection strategy, the government wants to know how 41,000 polling stations will be manned, lest there be mobs and chaos. NASA chief Raila Odinga yesterday intensified his 'adopt-a-polling-station' drive — five observers to each station — […]
[VIDEO] There is nothing wrong with forcing Mutua supporter out of...
by STAR REPORTER @TheStarKenya on June 21, 2017 at 10:11 am
[field_converge_image]Kalonzo Musyoka has stunned Kenyans by implying there is nothing wrong with forcefully sending a man supporting Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua out of a matatu. A video that circulated on social media last week showed a man being ejected from a matatu for supporting Mutua's […]
Ruto warns Raila against dragging military into politics
by DPPS on June 21, 2017 at 5:39 am
[field_converge_image] Deputy President William Ruto has cautioned the opposition against dragging the military into issues pertaining to politics. Ruto said the military was a professional body that should be left to do its work of protecting the country and should not be linked to politics. "Our […]
Zarika braces up for Dallas battle
by By muigai Kiguru on June 20, 2017 at 9:24 pm
[field_converge_image]World Boxing Commission (WBC) champion Fatuma Zarika expects a tough fight when she takes to the ring for her Super bantamweight title defence against Jamaican Alicia Ashley on June 30, in Dallas, Texas, USA.. This will be a repeat of last year’s clash between the pair […]
We are living in a police state! Families of youth slain by rogue...
by By Ramadhan Rajab @Rrajab on June 20, 2017 at 9:11 pm
[field_converge_image] Residents of informal settlements in Nairobi have had harrowing experiences in the hands of police. Their dress code, grooming, walking style, daily routine and even destiny is shaped by dreaded encounters with the police. From deep in Dandora, Kamkunji, Kayole, Kawangware, […]
Interview: We've restored 850k hectares of degraded forests by...
by BY GILBERT KOECH @KoechJunior_1 on June 18, 2017 at 8:12 pm
[field_converge_image]Kenya’s natural resources play a critical role in not only helping Kenya achieve her goals but also in meeting some of the international protocols and obligations. Environment PS Margaret Mwakima outlines to the Star the steps her ministry is taking to make natural resources […]