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IEBC Warns Raila Odinga against Plans to Set up Parallel Tallying Centre

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned National Super Alliance (Nasa) over a plan to set up a parallel tallying centre and declare their own results from the general elections slated for August. On Sunday Nasa revealed that their alliance would set up the centre, an announcement that reminds

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Garissa University Marks Two Years Since Deadly Al-Shabaab Attack

Garissa University College on Sunday marked two years since a deadly Al-Shabaab attack claimed 147 including students and security officers. The ceremony was attended by Garissa County commissioner James Kianda and other security officials. The university and Athletics Kenya organised a 5km marathon in memory of the victims. Commissioner Kianda acknowledged that Kenya

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Odinga Says His Opposition Alliance Will Tally and Announce Its Own Results

The National Super Alliance,  a loose grouping of Kenyan opposition will establish a parallel tally centre and announce its own results in August’s general polls, Raila Odinga, one of its co-principals has said. Odinga made the remarks at a weekend rally in Nairobi. "As IEBC will be announcing their results, media houses

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Kenyan Diaspora the Biggest Senders of Mobile to Mobile Remittances – World Remit

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts. Transfers to mobile money accounts make up 93% of WorldRemit transactions to Kenya now - showing that Kenyans continue to

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Kenyatta, Somali President Discuss Dadaab Camp, Direct Flights

  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somali counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed addressed a joint press conference at State House-Nairobi Thursday in which they addressed issues affecting the two countries. One of the key issues the two presidents agreed on is the launch direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. The first of

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Uhuru Kenyatta: Raila Odinga was Responsible for 2007-08 Post-Election Violence

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has claimed that opposition kingpin Raila Odinga was responsible for the 2007-08 post-election violence that claimed 1,133 lives and displaced over 650,000. Kenyatta who is seeking re-election is currently on his tour of the Gusii region, one of those affected by the violence. The president, son to the

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Kenyan First Lady to Receive Honorary Fellowship Award in South Africa

Kenyan First Lady Margaret Kenyatta this afternoon landed in the port City of Cape Town where she is scheduled to receive an Honorary Fellowship Award in recognition of her unflinching commitment towards maternal and Children’s Health in Kenya. She will receive the prestigious Fellow of Honoris Causa Award from the globally

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