Guliye braves Mandera 'elders’ democracy' to win MCA seat

Wednesday September 13 2017

Mr Abdullahi Yunis Guliye being sworn in as the MCA for Morothile Ward in Mandera County. He defied the negotiated democracy push by elders to defeat the candidate they had endorsed. PHOTO | MANASE OTSIALO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Mr Abdullahi Yunis Guliye being sworn in as the MCA for Morothile Ward in Mandera County. He defied the negotiated democracy push by elders to defeat the candidate they had endorsed. PHOTO | MANASE OTSIALO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By MANASE OTSIALO
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Team formed to campaign for President Kenyatta in Kwale

Friday September 8 2017

Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya who is the team leader of a group from the county that is campaigning for President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya who is the team leader of a group from the county that is campaigning for President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By DANIEL TSUMA NYASSY
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Nkedianye challenges Lenku’s win as Kajiado governor

Friday September 8 2017

Former Kajiado governor David Nkedianye (right) and his lawyer Saitabau Kanchori examining documents he wants to present to court in a petition challenging the election of Joseph ole Lenku as Kajiado Governor. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Former Kajiado governor David Nkedianye (right) and his lawyer Saitabau Kanchori examining documents he wants to present to court in a petition challenging the election of Joseph ole Lenku as Kajiado Governor. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By JOSEPH NGUNJIRI
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Atwoli urges parties to accept the Oct 17 presidential poll date

Thursday September 7 2017

Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli who has asked those running to accept the proposed date of October 17. He also wants Jubilee and Nasa to accept changes of staff made by IEBC. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA

Cotu Secretary-General Francis Atwoli who has asked those running to accept the proposed date of October 17. He also wants Jubilee and Nasa to accept changes of staff made by IEBC. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA 

By KENNEDY KIMANTHI
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IEBC urges Supreme Court to hasten release of full judgment

Thursday September 7 2017

Supreme Court Judges on September 1, 2017 when they announced their decision to nullify the August 8 presidential election. IEBC now wants the court to speed up delivery of full judgement to enable it prepare well for the repeat poll on October 17. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Supreme Court Judges on September 1, 2017 when they announced their decision to nullify the August 8 presidential election. IEBC now wants the court to speed up delivery of full judgement to enable it prepare well for the repeat poll on October 17. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By JOHN NGIRACHU
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Hands off our staff, IEBC tells Nasa and Jubilee on changes

Thursday September 7 2017

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati who has rubbished attempts by Jubilee and Nasa to demand changes to a proposed team to run the October 17 fresh presidential poll. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati who has rubbished attempts by Jubilee and Nasa to demand changes to a proposed team to run the October 17 fresh presidential poll. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By PATRICK LANG'AT
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Court battles begin as 120 election petitions filed

Thursday September 7 2017

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Uhuru starts three-day campaign tour of five counties

Thursday September 7 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto address a Jubilee rally in Kiserian, Kajiado County recently. The UhuRuto duo are from Thursday making a three-day campaign tour of five counties. PHOTO | PSCU

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto address a Jubilee rally in Kiserian, Kajiado County recently. The UhuRuto duo are from Thursday making a three-day campaign tour of five counties. PHOTO | PSCU 

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Chebukati says reports of sackings at IEBC are fake news

Tuesday September 5 2017

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati. He has dismissed as fake news a story claiming that CEO Ezra Chiloba and other senior staff at the secretariat have been sent on compulsory leave. However, he said changes will be made before the October 17 presidential election. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati. He has dismissed as fake news a story claiming that CEO Ezra Chiloba and other senior staff at the secretariat have been sent on compulsory leave. However, he said changes will be made before the October 17 presidential election. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By PATRICK LANG'AT
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Raila takes Nasa vote hunt to Kisii and Nyamira counties

Tuesday September 5 2017

Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga who takes his campaigns to Kisii and Nyamira Counties Tuesday in what promises to be a serious battle for votes.  PHOTO | TONY KARUMBA | AFP

Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga who takes his campaigns to Kisii and Nyamira Counties Tuesday in what promises to be a serious battle for votes. PHOTO | TONY KARUMBA | AFP 

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Johana Ng’eno speaks of tough campaigns and Jubilee wave

Wednesday August 16 2017

Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ng’eno who has recaptured his seat on a Kanu ticket. He has termed the just-concluded elections as some of the toughest, having fought a tough battle against the Jubilee wave. PHOTO | BENSON MOMANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ng’eno who has recaptured his seat on a Kanu ticket. He has termed the just-concluded elections as some of the toughest, having fought a tough battle against the Jubilee wave. PHOTO | BENSON MOMANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By GEORGE SAYAGIE
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Jackline Nungari, the only elected woman MCA in Kiambu

Wednesday August 16 2017

Newly-elected Gatundu North MP Anne Wanjiku Kibe (left) and Bibirioni Ward MCA-elect Jackeline Nungari. The two are the only elected women leaders in the just-concluded August 8 elections. PHOTO | ERIC WAINAINA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Newly-elected Gatundu North MP Anne Wanjiku Kibe (left) and Bibirioni Ward MCA-elect Jackeline Nungari. The two are the only elected women leaders in the just-concluded August 8 elections. PHOTO | ERIC WAINAINA | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By ERIC WAINAINA
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Jubilee Party sweeps key seats in Lamu County elections

Friday August 11 2017

Ms Ruweida Mohamed Obbo, the newly-elected Lamu woman rep who has won the seat on a Jubilee ticket. She defeated incumbent Woman Rep Shakilla Abdalla of Wiper. PHOTO | KALUME KAZUNGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Ms Ruweida Mohamed Obbo, the newly-elected Lamu woman rep who has won the seat on a Jubilee ticket. She defeated incumbent Woman Rep Shakilla Abdalla of Wiper. PHOTO | KALUME KAZUNGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Mohammed Kuti beats Godana Doyo to be Isiolo governor

Friday August 11 2017

Isiolo governor-elect Mohammed Kuti (right) accompanied by his deputy Ibrahim Abdi Issa displays his certificate while celebrating their victory in Isiolo Town on August 11, 2017. He defeated incumbent Governor Godana Doyo. PHOTO | VIVIAN JEBET | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Isiolo governor-elect Mohammed Kuti (right) accompanied by his deputy Ibrahim Abdi Issa displays his certificate while celebrating their victory in Isiolo Town on August 11, 2017. He defeated incumbent Governor Godana Doyo. PHOTO | VIVIAN JEBET | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Sakuda concedes defeat after MCA beats him in Kajiado West

Friday August 11 2017

Outgoing Kajiado West MP Moses Sakuda (left) with George Sunkuyia, the MP-elect at the Maasai Technical Training Institute where final results for the county were announced on August 10, 2017. Mr Sakuda conceded defeat by Mr Sunkuyia. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Outgoing Kajiado West MP Moses Sakuda (left) with George Sunkuyia, the MP-elect at the Maasai Technical Training Institute where final results for the county were announced on August 10, 2017. Mr Sakuda conceded defeat by Mr Sunkuyia. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Cynthia Jepkosgei, 24, speaks on her victory as MCA

Friday August 11 2017

Cynthia Jepkosgei, a 24 year old lady who defied all odds to defeat 5 men and emerge victorious in Kilibwoni ward, Nandi County addresses journalists at her home. She attributed her victory to issue based low key campaigns that directly targeted voters in their homes. PHOTO | PHILIP BWAYO NATION MEDIA GROUP

Cynthia Jepkosgei, 24, who defied all odds to defeat five male candidates and emerge victorious in Kilibwoni ward, Nandi County, addresses journalists at her home. She attributed her victory to issue-based low key campaigns that directly targeted voters in their homes. PHOTO | PHILIP BWAYO NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Vote tallying in Kilifi suspended amid rigging claims

Thursday August 10 2017

Kilifi Jubilee governorship candidate Gideon Mung’aro (centre) addresses journalists outside the Kilifi North Constituency tallying centre at Pwani University. He welcomed the decision by IEBC to suspend the tallying and announcement of the results. PHOTO | KAZUNGU SAMUEL | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Kilifi Jubilee governorship candidate Gideon Mung’aro (centre) addresses journalists outside the Kilifi North Constituency tallying centre at Pwani University. He welcomed the decision by IEBC to suspend the tallying and announcement of the results. PHOTO | KAZUNGU SAMUEL | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Newcomer defeats Kabando Wa Kabando in Mukurwe-ini

Thursday August 10 2017

Jubilee's Anthony Gathiaka Kiai is the MP-elect for Mukurwe-ini Constituency in Nyeri County after defeating incumbent Kabando Wa Kabando who vied as an independent candidate. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Jubilee's Anthony Gathiaka Kiai is the MP-elect for Mukurwe-ini Constituency in Nyeri County after defeating incumbent Kabando Wa Kabando who vied as an independent candidate. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA GROUP  

By JOSEPH WANGUI
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Kajiado's Nkedianye sets stage to reject defeat by Ole Lenku

Thursday August 10 2017

Kajiado Governor David Nkedianye who has set the stage for rejecting the county’s 2017 gubernatorial elections when declared that he has no confidence in the results being announced by IEBC. Preliminary results show that Jubilee's Joseph ole Lenku will beat Dr Nkedianye to become the next Kajiado governor. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Kajiado Governor David Nkedianye who has set the stage for rejecting the county’s 2017 gubernatorial elections when declared that he has no confidence in the results being announced by IEBC. Preliminary results show that Jubilee's Joseph ole Lenku will beat Dr Nkedianye to become the next Kajiado governor. PHOTO | JOSEPH NGUNJIRI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By JOSEPH NGUNJIRI
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Jubilee set for clean sweep of MP seats in five counties

Wednesday August 9 2017

Nominated MP Sarah Paulata Korere who has defeated Mr Mathew Lempurkel to become the next Laikipia North MP. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Nominated MP Sarah Paulata Korere who has defeated Mr Mathew Lempurkel to become the next Laikipia North MP. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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History as Kenya set to have first elected women senators

Wednesday August 9 2017

From left: Ms Susan Kihika (Nakuru), Prof Margaret Kamar (Uasin Gishu), and Isiolo’s Fatuma Dullo. The three are poised to be the first elected women senators in Kenya. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

From left: Ms Susan Kihika (Nakuru), Prof Margaret Kamar (Uasin Gishu), and Isiolo’s Fatuma Dullo. The three are poised to be the first elected women senators in Kenya. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By NJOKI CHEGE
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History in Embu as Runyenjes voters set to have Akorino MP

Wednesday August 9 2017

Newly elected Runyenjes MP Eric Muchangi 'Karemba' (Jubilee). He will be the first member of the Akorino sect to be elected to Parliament. PHOTO | CHARLES WANYORO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Newly elected Runyenjes MP Eric Muchangi Njiru 'Karemba' (Jubilee). He will be the first member of the Akorino sect to be elected to Parliament. PHOTO | CHARLES WANYORO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By CHARLES WANYORO
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