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Uhuru Kenyatta Declared ‘Winner’ of Kenya Repeat Election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has declared that the just-concluded Kenya repeat presidential election was credible, free, fair and credible. Mr Chebukati has subsequently declared Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto as Kenya’s president-elect and deputy president-elect respectively. Mr Kenyatta garnered 7,483,895 votes, which is

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KENYA: Date Set for Fresh Presidential Election

Kenya’s  Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has set the date for the fresh presidential election following the decision by the Supreme Court of Kenya to annul Uhuru Kenyatta’s reelection. Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday annulled the results of August 8th presidential election that had given Jubilee Party candidate Kenyatta victory

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Museveni Congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on Re-Election

Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has congratulated Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as Kenyan President. Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday evening declared Ihuru Kenyatta winner of Tuesday’s election with 54.3% of the total votes cast, while his rival Raila Odinga got 44.7%. In his congratulatory message, Museveni noted

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KENYA ELECTIONS: Uhuru Kenyatta in Comfortable Lead Over Raila Odinga

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta last night took an early lead with more than half the votes counted, as challenger Raila Odinga disputed the results being released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. At around 3:00am, President Kenyatta was leading with just over six million votes to Mr Odinga’s 5 million. That

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VIDEO: Latest Opinion Polls Point Tight Race, Runoff between Raila Odinga & Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya could be headed to a runoff if results from two opinion polls are anything to go by. Results from two polls put both incumbent and Jubilee Party candidate, and ex-premier and National Super Alliance (Nasa) candidate Raila Odinga in the lead, although with slight margins. Whereas Ipsos Synovate puts President Uhuru

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SGR Will Not Kill Business – Kenyatta Assures Transport Operators

The start of the operations of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will not kill business for public transport operators in the country, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured. Kenyatta said SGR will instead create more opportunities for matatu and boda boda operators as he directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to

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IEBC Clears Kenyatta, Odinga to Stand for President

It is now official that President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition kingpin Raila Odinga are candidates in the August 2017 presidential poll. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has Monday cleared the duo, sons to Kenya’s founding fathers: Kenya’s first president Jomo Kenyatta and pioneer vice president Jaramogi Odinga. Kenyatta will stand

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Increases Minimum Wage 97 Days to Election

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday announced that his government would raise the minimum wage by 18 per cent, three months to the general elections on August 08. Uhuru, son to Kenyan founding father Jomo Kenyatta, is seeking re-election for a second term in office. "My government is concerned with the large

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Uhuru, Odinga Share Podium at ex-minister’s Funeral

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his political nemesis Raila Odinga on Saturday shared a podium at the funeral of the late former  finance minister David Mwiraria at the Ntakira Methodist Church in Meru. Mwiraria breathed his last at Karen Hospital on Thursday, April 13. He lost the battle to cancer. But Uhuru

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Kenyatta Warns Youths against Being Used to Stoke Election Violence

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has told Kenyan youth to refuse calls by politicians to use them to cause election chaos. Kenyatta on Tuesday was in Kisumu, his rival ODM leader Raila Odinga’s stronghold. He attended the National Drama festivals gala at the Kisumu State Lodge from which he drew lessons on

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