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Supreme Court grants Raila access to IEBC servers

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Supreme Court Judge Isaac Lenaola

Nasa leader Raila Odinga has won the first battle at The Supreme Court after being given restricted access to the election servers.

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Uhuru starts 30 counties tour after skipping presidential debate

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President Uhuru Kenyatta during a campaign rally in Lamu

President Uhuru Kenyatta will start a 12-day tour of all regions in Kenya on Tuesday hours after skipping the Presidential Debate.

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Uhuru’s fans forced to watch Raila for 90 minutes at presidential debate

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Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga during the 2017 debate at Catholic University of Eastern Africa on July 24,2017

Jubilee Party supporters were on Monday night forced watch Nasa flag bearer Raila Odinga’s 90 minutes of fame in the presidential debate aired by all leading television stations.

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Raila was at the centre of 2007 violence, Uhuru says

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President Uhuru Kenyatta today accused opposition leader Raila Odinga of promoting hatred and incitement that led to the 2007-2008 violence.

He said Raila was at the heart of the violence that rocked Kenya following the 2007 elections as he had promoted politics of tribal antagonism.

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Uhuru leads Raila in Ipsos poll

Ipsos-Synovate map showing the strongholds of Jubilee and Cord coalitions

Ipsos-Synovate map showing the strongholds of Jubilee and Cord coalitions

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.

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Uhuru Kenyatta letter to presidential debate team

UNEDITED LETTER SENT TO PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE TEAM BY JUBILEE ALLIANCE

Jubilee Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta during a rally  in Kisii on Tuesday Photo/UKpress

Jubilee Alliance presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta during a rally in Kisii on Tuesday Photo/UKpress

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.

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Raila,Uhuru leads Ipsos-Synovate polls

The new polls shows Raila Odinga has improved to lead with 46% against his closest rival Uhuru Kenyatta

The new polls shows Raila Odinga has improved to lead with 46% against his closest rival Uhuru Kenyatta

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%.

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Uhuru,Karua most popular presidents on Social Media

Screen shot of Martha Karua Twitter handle

Screen shot of Martha Karua Twitter handle

Jubilee presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has the largest following on Social Media closely followed by Narc Kenya presidential hopeful Martha Karua. At the third place is Eagle Alliance Peter Kenneth while Raila Odinga of Cord comes fourth.

Uhuru Kenyatta has 330,000 likes on his Facebook page and 92,000 followers on Twitter. In total Uhuru has about 430,000 followers on Social Media. But it should be noted that most social media users may follow a candidate both on Twitter and still like their page on Facebook.

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Do you think Peter Kenneth can be Kenya 4th president?

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.

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Raila axe Ruto,Sambili from cabinet

Out in the cold :Former Higher Education William Ruto and EAC minister Hellen Sambili have been sacked

Finally Prime Minister Raila Odinga has made his threat a reality by sacking his friend turned foe William Ruto. The former Higher Education minister was sacked today when Raila made changes in his side of the  coalition.

Hellen Sambili and Aden Duale who have stood by Ruto were also shown the door. The sacking was contained in a Presidential Press Service statement released this afternoon.

Axed ministers

  1. William Ruto former Higher Education
  2. Hellen Sambili East African cooperation
  3. Aden Duale assistant Livestock minister

In

  1. Moses Wetang’ula back to the Foreign Affairs docket after the Japan Embassy scandal
  2. Prof Margaret Kamar replaces William Ruto at Higher Education
  3. Musa Sirma replaces Sambili  Eat Africa Community
  4. Voi MP Dan Mwazo assistant minister livestock
  5. Wajir North MP Mohamed Gabbow was named Special Programmes assistant minister
  6. Manson Nyamweya was appointed Trade assistant minister.
  7. Julius Murgor was named Environment and Mineral Resources assistant minister