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KHRC has faulted the move by the Non-Governmental Organization Co-ordination Board to de-register it over alleged tax evasion saying the move is ill-advised and unfortunate.


 

The Director of the Kenya National Youth Service has announced a recruitment exercise for men and women aged between 18  to 24 years across the country.


Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta has won a second term in office after attaining 8,203,290 (54.27%)votes, making him the 5th President of the Republic of Kenya. His closest challenger Opposition leader Raila Odinga garnered 6,762,224 (44.74pc) votes.


President-Elect Uhuru Kenyatta calls for unity and extends an olive branch to the opposition. “I reach out to you. I reach out to all your supporters. To our brothers, our worthy competitors, we are not enemies, we are all citizens of the same republic” he said.


Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has told off a section of international media to stop using the 2007 post election violence clips to try and paint a negative picture about the country.


The Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua has directed all civil servants to report back to work immediately following a successful 2017 general election


International observer mission groups have commended the voting exercise in Kenya’s general elections terming it free, fair, credible and largely peaceful.


Kenyans are anxiously waiting for the final results of the presidential poll, with the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta holding a strong lead amid claims that IEBC’s electronic system was hacked.


Jubilee candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta, is leading in the presidential race with 8,033,120 of the total votes counted so far, according to the latest figures released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).


Sam Ongeri is headed for a win in the senatorial battle in Kisii County on an ODM ticket. The former Education Minister in President Mwai Kibaki’s regime is leading with 178,263 votes.


A 23 year old independent candidate John Paul Mwirigi has been elected Igembe South MP after garnering 18, 867 against his closest opponent Jubilee’s Rufus Miriti, who had 15, 411 votes.


National Cohesion and Integration Commission warns against what it terms as unnecessary tension that is building up around preliminary poll results


Kenya electoral agency refutes claims of external interference of its election management system before, during and after polling exercise


Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot says IEBC is the only body mandated to officially announce election results.


The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has stated that official results will only be derived from Forms 34A and Form 34B.


Election Observers Group ELOG says the process of voting and counting of votes has been going on smoothly with minimal hitches experienced throughout the country.


IEBC says it will investigate allegations by the opposition – NASA that its IT system was hacked and results manipulated.


Acting Internal Security Minister Fred Matiang’i has urged Kenyans to carry on with their normal activities, saying no unrest has been reported in any part of the country after the Tuesday vote.


Three women are set to head county governments for the first time in the country’s history. Deputy speaker Joyce Leboso of Bomet, Ann Waiguru of Kirinyaga and Charity Ngilu of Kitui have floored their opponents.


NASA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga claims the IEBC election system was hacked using the identity of the late IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando.


The Jubilee candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta, is leading in the presidential race with 7,546,262 votes of the votes counted so far, according to the latest figures released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).


Presidential Results – Reporting Polling stations: 34016/40883 Turnout: 66.24% Registered: 19611423 Valid: 12665067 Disputed: 2200 Rejected: 325038 

Presidential Results – Reporting Polling stations: 34016/40883 Turnout: 66.24% Registered: 19611423 Valid: 12665067 Disputed: 2200 Rejected: 325038 


NASA dismisses provisional poll results putting President Uhuru Kenyatta ahead by over a million votesOdinga says the results are not backed by Form 34A hence null and void


Jubilee through the party’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju has told off NASA leaders saying they cannot change rules at will


The electoral commission defends the provisional poll results being relayed from Bomas of Kenya tallying centre


IEBC urges Kenyans to exercise restraint as they await official results from 40,883 polling stations


Kenya electoral body IEBC terms KIEMS technology a success saying it is a key milestone in regard to elections in Kenya. The commission says it will only announce presidential results once they receive them from all the 290 constituencies


Polling centers that opened at 6am have closed however voters in the queue by 5pm will be allowed to vote.


Presidential results start trickling in as vote tallying in polling stations across the country gets underway


Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju says incidents of BVR machines failure reported by their opponents also happened in our strongholds


NASA presidential candidate Raila Amolo Odinga cast his vote at old Kibra primary school in Kibra constituency, Nairobi County.


The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says ballot papers mistakenly marked rejected in Imara Daima will be counted after consensus by party agents.


Enthusiastic Kenyans across the country began streaking into polling stations as early as 3am Tuesday morning to cast their vote. Most have expressed confidence with the process.


President Uhuru Kenyatta cast his vote at Mutomo primary school in Gatundu South.


NASA presidential Raila Odinga cast his vote at Olympic Primary School, Kibra Constituency.


Voting exercise in Kilifi County was delayed following the malfunctioning BVR machines. Residents who had turned up early to cast their votes had to wait for several hours before the exercise could begin in Malindi, Kilifi North and Magarini constituency.


Security has been beefed up with over 150,000 security officers deployed across the country to man the voting process.


Kenyans living abroad turned up Tuesday to vote in their various designated embassies in Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and South Africa.


Dr. Ekuru Aukot Third Way Alliance presidential candidate is yet to vote. He is stranded at Nginyang Police station following flooding of river Nginyang in which the bridge was washed away.


Prisoners across the country’s correctional facilities are voting for the first time in Kenya’s electoral history.


 

Isiolo County Commissioner George Natembeya has ordered the closure of all bars in the county by 9pm Monday evening to enable voters exercise their voting rights while sober.

Out of the 40,883 polling stations around the country, 11,155 polling stations are out of 3G or 4G GSM network coverage, according to Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.


Kenyans have been reminded to stay 400 metre radius away from a polling station after casting their votes on Tuesday.This is after the High Court supported the directive by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).


Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials and Kenyans held special prayers on Sunday as the country prepares to go to the polls this Tuesday.


The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) has called on the public and security agencies to observe the rule of law before, during and after the general election.


President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his campaign for re-election with a massive rally at Nakuru’s Afraha Stadium Saturday afternoon.He stood at the same grounds where he unveiled his intention to vie for the Presidency with Deputy President William Ruto as his running mate in 2013.


As election campaigns reach fever pitch Saturday, President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA’s opposition leader Raila Odinga are in their last minute push for votes ahead of Tuesday general election.