Nasa leader Raila Odinga has won the first battle at The Supreme Court after being given restricted access to the election servers.
The Kenyan media has been praised by many for calming the country and preaching peace during the hotly contested elections that was won by Jubilee Coalition of Uhuru Kenyatta. However, others have attacked it for self censorship in covering the elections.
Jubilee presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta’s popularity has overtaken that of Cord Alliance Raila Odibnga nine days to the Kenya general elections schedule for March 4.
Opinion poll results released today by Ipsos-Syovate shows that Uhuru Kenyatta popularity is at 44.8%, higher than that of his rival Raila Odinga’s 44.4%. It is the first time Uhuru Kenyatta has taken the lead in the polls.
UNEDITED LETTER SENT TO PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TEAM BY JUBILEE ALLIANCE
We write to commend you on successfully orchestrating the first ever Presidential Debate held in Kenya.
The Debate was broadcast simultaneously on all the country’s Television and Radio channels and it will undoubtedly and rightly come to be
viewed as a seminal event in Kenya’s history.
Cord Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga still leads in the presidential race with 46% approval according to the just released Ipsos Synovate poll.The ODM leader has improved by 12% from the last poll released in December with 34%. Infotrak poll released recently showed Raila was leading with 51%.
A renown columnist with Sunday Nation, Prof Makau Mutua, posted a chilling message of a coup in Kenya in March 2013 if Hague suspects get elected.
“I predict a military coup in Kenya after the March 2013 elections if those indicted for crimes against humanity are elected,” read the tweet. He went ahead to say:”I predicted in December 2007 Kenya would go to civil war. It did. Some politicians will take Kenya over the cliff if elected.” Posted Makau on his Twitter handle on December 23.
Today Kenya National Congress Presidential Aspirant Peter Kenneth launched his presidential bid at KICC. He promises a fresh start for Kenya and a break from the past. Despite positive comments on the launch on Social Media, many Kenyans believe tribal politics will not let him.