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Uhuru's chances in Nyamira very small, Raila our choice - Nyangarama

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Kisii, Nyamira and Migori nurses protest, dismiss CoG and John Bii

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[VIDEO] Apologise for calling Maraga 'mkora', Nyamira leaders tell UhuRuto

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Nyamira leaders tell Jubilee to forget their votes over attacks on Maraga

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Science experiment goes awry in Nyamira

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Four injured after car in Uhuru motorcade hits Nyamira matatu

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Reelect me, ignore Raila empty rhetoric, Uhuru urges Nyamira

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NASA, Jubilee in fresh battle over Nyanza strongholds
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s renewed raids into hitherto National Super Alliance (NASA) strongholds in Nyanza and apparent change of tack have sent Opposition strategists back to the drawing board ahead of the repeat elections. NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s campaign strategists are plotting a counter offensive after it emerged that the President and his deputy William Ruto are determined to weaken the Opposition’s support in Nyamira, Kisii and Kuria   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Nyamira | 
Uhuru's chances in Nyamira very small, Raila our choice - Nyangarama
Jubilee will not get a significant number of votes in Nyamira despite its leaders' frequent visits, Governor John Nyagarama has said. He spoke just hours after President Uhuru Kenyatta led the Jubilee brigade in campaigns in Kisii county on Thursday. Nyagarama said he will ensure he delivers all votes to NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga. The Governor held a day-long meeting on Thursday with Opposition leaders who pledged to work together to ensure Raila makes it to State House   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Uhuru takes campaign blitz to five counties
His campaign blitz will take him to the counties of Kisii, Nyamira, Nakuru, Meru and Mombasa in less than a week. The President will kick off his latest meet-the-people tour in Kisii and Nyamira counties to broaden his support base. In the August 8 presidential poll that were annulled by the Supreme Court, President Kenyatta garnered 106,894 votes (52.07pc of the votes cast) in Nyamira while in Kisii he got 175,415 votes (43   Read More ...
Categories: Politics & Government | 
Tags: Elections |  Election campaigns | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nakuru |  Nyamira | 
Drive to lift counties’ dairy sector
Dairy farmers in five counties will benefit from a new initiative by Barclays Bank. The campaign driven by the bank’s agribusiness unit aims to support the milk processing value chain in Kisii, Nyamira, Narok, Bomet and Kericho counties. The bank said yesterday it would provide innovative financial solutions throughout the value chain of the region’s dairy sector to boost milk production in the country, which has dropped by almost 50 per cent   Read More ...
Categories: Farming | 
Tags: Dairy farming | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Narok |  Bomet |  Nyamira | 
Nyamira residents question arrest of youths who protested against Uhuru
Eyebrows are being raised following the arrest and detention of some youths who took part in a demonstration in Keroka town in Nyamira county on Thursday last week. The protesters from Kisii and Nyamira counties were expressing their displeasure at President Uhuru Kenyattaâs attack on Chief Justice David Maraga and the independence of the Judiciary. Dozens of demonstrators, including bodaboda operators and street families, were arrested and locked up in Keroka police station   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Law Enforcement |  Arrests | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Five counties to have a decisive word on presidency
SUMMARY Bungoma, Kisii, Nyamira, Narok and Kajiado have a total of 2,181,038 votes These five counties have also witnessed big defections, especially from NASA to Jubilee, by disgruntled leaders, most of who were beaten in the August 8 polls Kisii and Nyamira have been key Raila strongholds, but Jubilee was able to get more elected leaders from the area at the expense of the opposition President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga have trained their sights on Western Kenya, parts of Nyanza and Maasai land as they scramble for swing votes   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Narok |  Kisii |  Nyamira | 
Kisii, Nyamira and Migori nurses protest, dismiss CoG and John Bii
Nurses from Kisii, Nyamira and Migori counties on Wednesday staged a protest in Kisii town demanding the signing of their CBA. Nurses countrywide have been on strike since June 5 in a demand for higher pay and better working conditions. Kenya National Union of Nurses branch secretaries Moses Rianga (Kisii), Anthony Kebiro (Nyamira) and Achochi Achilo (Migori) led the demonstration. "We are calling on President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto to push for the signing of the CBA to enable us end the strike which has paralysed health services," Rianga said   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Migori |  Kisii |  Nyamira |  Kisii Town | 
6 more gubernatorial poll wins challenged in court
Seven more petitions challenging gubernatorial elections in six counties have been filed, bringing the number of top county seats being contested to 14. In addition to Embu, Garissa, Tana River, Kirinyaga, Mandera, Machakos and Taita Taveta gubernatorial petitions which were filed by Tuesday, two petitions were lodged against the Kisii gubernatorial election and one each against Turkana, Kilifi, Samburu, Nyamira and, Lamu governor polls in High Courts spread across the country on Wednesday   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Kilifi |  Tana |  Garissa |  Embu |  Machakos |  Kirinyaga |  Nyamira | 
Nasa embarks on vote hunt in Kisii, Nyamira counties
Nasa leaders restarted their campaigns Tuesday with a tour of Nyamira and Kisii counties, where they pleaded with voters not to abandon them in their renewed journey to State House. In what looked like a change of strategy, the leaders toured the hilly counties on road, making many stopovers in major towns among them Nyamaiya, Nyamira, Kebirigo, Keroka, Keumbu and Kisii   Read More ...
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Tags: Elections |  Voters | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisii |  Nyamira | 
Vote with vengeance for 'thieves' to go home, Raila tells Nyamira
Thieves must go home, NASA chief Raila Odinga said in Nyamira county on Tuesday and asked the people to vote again with a vengeance. The Opposition presidential candidate, who is preparing to face President Uhuru Kenyatta for the second time on October 17, asked all his supporters to show up. This loosely translates to: "Stay alert and get ready to return to polling stations   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Raila takes Nasa vote hunt to Kisii and Nyamira counties
The Tuesday tour is a re-renewed campaign by the Nasa principals after Supreme Court annulled the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. ODM Kisii County coordinating committee chairman Samwel Omwando and secretary Amos Andama said the Nasa principals will land in Nyamira Town at 10am and address a roadside rally. Mr Odinga will be accompanied by his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and co-principals Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisii |  Nyamira |  Nyamira | 
[VIDEO] Apologise for calling Maraga 'mkora', Nyamira leaders tell UhuRuto
Nyamira leaders want President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto to offer an unconditional apology following the continuous attacks on Chief Justice David Maraga. Governor John Nyagarama, Senator Eric Mogeni, MPs Ben Momanyi (Borabu), and Vincent Kemosi (West Mugirango) castigate the Jubilee leaders over their criticism. They said in Kisumu on Monday that it is wrong for Jubilee leaders to turn against Maraga and other judicial officers for discharging the functions of his office   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira |  Central Kisumu | 
Nyamira leaders tell Jubilee to forget their votes over attacks on Maraga
SUMMARY Nyamira political leaders have told President Uhuru Kenyatta to forget Nyamira votes over attacks on Chief Justice David Maraga. The leaders want travel bans imposed on Jubilee leaders who are attacking independent institutions. Kisumu, Kenya: Nyamira political leaders led by Governor John Nyagarama and Senator Okong’o Omogeni have told President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto to forget Nyamira votes over their attacks on Chief Justice David Maraga   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisumu |  Nyamira | 
Family of Nyamira slain woman accuse police of laxity
The family of a 60-year-old woman killed at her home in Borabu, Nyamira county, has accused police of laxity in investigating the murder. But Borabu police commander Timothy Muasya denied the allegations. Esther Simekha was killed at her home on August 1. The killling was reported at Manga police station. No one has been arrested. Muasya said investigations are going on, but were delayed by non-cooperation of the deceased’s family, which did not come forward to help   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira |  Borabu |  Manga | 
‘Too many’ nominated MCAs to strain Nyamira County finances
Nyamira County says it may be unable to pay for the “extra” MCAs nominated to meet the requirements of the gender balance law, even as it emerged one of them had also been nominated into the neighbouring Migori County. The County Assembly’s Clerk Daniel Orina claimed three more nominated MCAs have increased the county’s budgetary woes because they are more than those selected in the previous one   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Nyamira | 
Nyamira County treasury broken into, computers stolen
Police are investigating a break-in at the Nyamira County's treasury offices in which six computers were stolen. The officers were working to unravel the mystery theft in the well-guarded offices. Operations at the offices came to a standstill as security officers dusted surfaces for fingerprints. Nyamira South OCPD Riko Ngare said the gangsters did not break the door to the offices, an indication that the theft was an inside job   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Man murdered, body dumped along Nyamira-Kericho highway
A man's body was found along Nyamira-Kericho highway on Saturday morning, residents saying the victim may have been killed elsewhere. Vctim Hesbon Obuba is said to have left his home in Viongozi area at around 7pm Resident Vincent Nyabuti said he was 21 and the only son in a family of three. He lived with his grandmother following his parents' death two years ago   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Death & Dying |  Murder Crimes |  Passed Away |  Obituary |  Murders | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kericho |  Nyamira | 
IEBC yet to set new date for Kitutu Chache South poll
Residents of Kitutu Chache South Constituency in Kisii and Bogichora Ward in Nyamira will have to wait for a little bit longer before they elect their representatives. DEATHS. Both polls were suspended by IEBC following the deaths of MP candidate Leonard Gwaro (Kitutu Chache South) and MCA contender Onsomu Okebiro (Bogichora). Mr Gwaro died on July 8 in a road crash at Nyakoe area on the Kisii-Kisumu highway as he drove to a rally   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisii |  Nyamira |  Kitutu Chache |  Mosocho |  Nyakoe |  Bogichora | 
Science experiment goes awry in Nyamira
A science experiment by a secondary school bio-chemistry teacher in Nyamira County turned tragic after the chemicals he was mixing exploded, critically injuring him. The Nyamira county teacher, Collins Mageto was rushed to Kisii Teaching and Referral hospital where he is fighting for his life. Eye witnesses said they heard a blast from the victim’s rented room at Nyangoge trading centre along the Kisii-Chemosit road and found part of the roof ripped-off   Read More ...
Categories: Education | 
Tags: Teachers | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kisii |  Nyamira |  Nyangoge | 
Court halts road works in Nyamira after complaints
A man in Nyamira County has moved to court seeking to stop the building of the Chepilat-Ikonge-Chabera road, citing encroachment without compensation and destruction of his property. Also included in the suit is the Attorney-General. Mr Ondari is petitioning the Court to halt any construction work to allow for further consultations between the agencies and the affected residents on how they will be compensated for losing their land   Read More ...
Categories: Law & Crime | 
Tags: Judiciary |  Law Courts | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
It's do or die in county speaker races as campaigns hot up
The race for the powerful county assembly speaker position has intensified in western Kenya counties with incumbents and candidates who lost in the August polls jostling for the seats. The seats in Kisumu, Kakamega, Siaya, Homa Bay, Kisii, Nyamira and Kericho counties have attracted a total 20 candidates as campaigns hot up in the devolved regions. KISUMU. The speaker position is considered one of the most powerful in counties after that of the governor and head county assembly service board, the body responsible for running administrative functions of the regional Houses   Read More ...
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Tags: Elections |  Election campaigns | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Kakamega |  Siaya |  Kisumu |  Homa Bay |  Nyamira |  Central Kisumu | 
Nyamira Governor Nyagarama starts second term in office
Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama was sworn in Friday signalling the start of his second term in office. He extended an olive branch to his political opponents in just concluded elections, asking them to join him to develop the region. He said elections are over and all stakeholders need to work together. "Am committed to improve various sectors of the economy including health, agriculture, roads and water supply," he said soon after being sworn in by Justice Philip Tuiyot assisted by Principal Magistrate Eunice Nyutu   Read More ...
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Tags: Elections | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Man lynched after killing his mother in Nyamira
A man yesterday killed his mother in Miriri village in Kitutu Masaba over an undisclosed dispute. The 37-year-old assailant identified as Daniel Makori slashed Marcella Gesare, 54, to death and was set ablaze by villagers who then demanded his immediate burial. Police however insisted they had to follow the law. The two bodies lay less than 20 metres apart after the midday incident   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Mob lynches Nyamira man for killing neighbour in fight over napier grass
A woman was on Tuesday killed by her neighbour for allegedly trespassing into his farm to harvest nappier grass.The man was also lynched by a mob after the woman sounded a distress call following the attack.Miriri sub-location chief Naftal Ogaki said Moi Makori hacked Marcella Gesere with a panga.Police collected the bodies which were taken to the Nyamira county hospital as investigations commenced   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Nyamira | 
Two to challenge Nyagarama victory in court, cite poll crimes
Two losers in the Nyamira governor race have announced plans to challenge John Nyagarama's re-election.Former Kitutu Masaba MP Walter Nyambati and outgoing Nyamira Senator Kennedy Okong'o want the win nullified.The two said the election was marred by voter bribery adding that partisan county staff were engaged as poll officials.Nyagarama retained the seat after garnering 63,949 votes against Nyambati's 57,422. Mwancha Okioma was third with 23,515 votes   Read More ...
Categories: Politics & Government |  Law & Crime | 
Tags: Crimes |  Elections | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Former Senator Mong'are Bw'okong'o declares interest for Nyamira Assembly speaker's seat
Bw'okongo unsuccessfully vied for the County's governor seat. He lost to incumbent John Nyagarama. The National Liberal party leader said on Monday he was competent to take up the job and was planning to fill the nomination form and submit it to the county clerk. The senator had launched his bid for the presidency ahead of the 2017 general election under the Federal Party of Kenya saying his decision was driven by his belief that Kenyans have been betrayed by subsequent governments since independence   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Nyamira | 
Jubilee went for low-hanging fruits in past opposition strongholds
Soon after registration of voters ended in February, the main protagonists for the 2017 elections identified 13 counties as swing zones. Nairobi, Bungoma, Garissa, Isiolo, Kajiado, Kisii, Marsabit, Narok, Nyamira, Samburu, Trans Nzoia, Turkana and Wajir were regarded as home to over 14 million votes, all up for grabs by either Jubilee and the National Super Alliance (NASA). Of the 13 counties that were considered as swing regions, President Uhuru Kenyatta won seven while Opposition leader Raila Odinga bagged six   Read More ...
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Tags: Opposition | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nairobi |  Garissa |  Marsabit |  Isiolo |  Narok |  Kajiado |  Trans Nzoia |  Nyamira | 
Wins in Nyamira, Bungoma tilts the scales in favour of Uhuru
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s strong showing in two counties regarded as Nasa strongholds appears to have played a big part in turning the tide in his favour if the provisional results are anything to go by. The provisional results released by IEBC, though bitterly contested by the Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga, showed that president Kenyatta has made serious gains in Nyamira and Bungoma — two counties hitherto regarded as opposition strongholds   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Bungoma |  Nyamira |  Kanduyi |  Bungoma |  South Bungoma | 
Maraga casts ballot, praises IEBC for 'impressive' election process
Chief Justice David Maraga called for peace after voting at Bosose Primary School in Nyamira county on Tuesday. Kenyans are electing a presidents, governors, senators, MPs and ward representatives. "I'm impressed by the exercise so far. I came here to exercise my constitutional right," he said after voting at about 7.50am, accompanied by his wife Moraa Eucabeth. Tourism CS Najib Balala urged voters to be resilient, maintain peace and ensure they vote if they are of age and have the requirements   Read More ...
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Tags: Elections |  Election Commissions |  Ballots |  Voting | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Jubilee MCA candidate in Nyamira dies
By JOSHUA ARAKA A Jubilee candidate for Bogichora Ward in Nyamira County has died. Family members said the ailing John Onsomu, 70, died on Friday. His son, George Kebiro said the politician had been hospitalised for nearly two months. "He has been in hospital in Kisii where he was diagnosed of hypertension and tuberculosis," he said. Mr Onsomu was a teacher and an athlete   Read More ...
Categories: Society & Culture | 
Tags: Death & Dying | 
Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
New tyranny of numbers in voter registration favours Raila
Looking at the voter registration figures, a new tyranny of numbers factor has emerged. And the tyranny favours President Uhuru Kenyatta’s NASA rival Raila Odinga. The Jubilee strongholds such as Elgeyo Marakwet, Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Nakuru, Kericho, Bomet, Murang'a, Kiambu, Nyeri, Nyandarua, Embu, Meru, West Pokot and Laikipia have about 7.4 million registered voters. In the NASA zones including Kakamega, Trans Nzoia, Bungoma, Busia, Vihiga, Kisumu, Siaya, Migori, Homa Bay, Kisii, Nyamira, Turkana, Lamu, Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Kwale, Kilifi, Makueni, Machakos and Kitui we are talking of 8   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Mombasa |  Kwale |  Kilifi |  Lamu |  Embu |  Makueni |  Nyandarua |  Nyeri |  Kiambu |  Elgeyo-Marakwet |  Nandi |  Nakuru |  Kericho |  Bomet |  Kakamega |  Vihiga |  Busia |  Siaya |  Kisumu |  Migori |  Nyamira | 
Four injured after car in Uhuru motorcade hits Nyamira matatu
A police car in the President's motorcade was involved in an accident in Nyamira on Monday. Four people were injured when the car hit a Nyamira Sacco matatu. This forced President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto to stop. A source privy to the matter said they waited for the injured to be attended to before proceededing to Kisii. More to follow   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Reelect me, ignore Raila empty rhetoric, Uhuru urges Nyamira
President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto yesterday urged Kenyans to reject NASA presidential flagbearer Raila Odinga because he lives on rhetoric. The leaders said Raila is busy rubbishing their administration instead of selling an agenda which will guarantee his election next month. UhuRuto spoke yesterday at Nyansiongo, Borabu constituency, Nyamira county. The head of state urged Nyamira residents to vote in Jubilee based on their track record in the last four years   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Let Matiang’i work, Muslims in Nyamira and Kisii tell NASA
The Muslim community in Kisii and Nyamira counties yesterday told NASA presidential flagbearer Raila Odinga to stop interfering with acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i’s work. Supkem chairman Juma Musa said Matiang’i should be respected because he was legally given the mandate to act by President Uhuru Kenyatta. He said the country’s security is paramount and Matiang’i should be given space to discharge his duties   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Kisii |  Nyamira | 
Section of ODM leaders accused of interfering with nomination process
The Orange Democratic Movement is facing queries over the composition of its list of nominees to various legislative assemblies. In Nyamira County, a row over the list of nominees to the County Assembly is threatening the unity of the party with a section of leaders accusing the party’s top hierarchy of interfering with the nomination process. Meanwhile, Busia County governor Sospeter Ojaamong is accusing Senator Amos Wako of being disloyal to the orange party.   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Nyamira | 
Fred Matiang’i in rigging plan, claims Raila Odinga
Mr Odinga, while addressing a rally at Woodley grounds in Kibra on Tuesday, claimed that Dr Matiang’i has had several meetings with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission under the pretext of discussing security matters but top on the agenda has been rigging plans. “Matiang’i is the point man of Jubilee in Nyamira County and therefore he’s acting on their interest and not that of the public, Matiang’i is part of Jubilee and we will not allow him to interfere with institutions such as IEBC,” the Nasa flag bearer said   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
Fred Matiang’i in rigging plan, says Raila Odinga
Mr Odinga, while addressing a rally at Woodley grounds in Kibra on Tuesday, claimed that Dr Matiang’i has had several meetings with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission under the pretext of discussing security matters but top on the agenda has been rigging plans. “Matiang’i is the point man of Jubilee in Nyamira County and therefore he’s acting on their interest and not that of the public, Matiang’i is part of Jubilee and we will not allow him to interfere with institutions such as IEBC,” the Nasa flag bearer said   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyamira | 
NASA in Western to tame JP’s onslaught as polls inch closer
NASA has retreated to its Nyanza and Western strongholds to consolidate support, following an aggressive charm offensive by Jubilee, 22 days to the polls. The NASA brigade, stung by Jubilee’s forays into the region, stormed Nyamira yesterday asking supporters not to be hoodwinked by Jubilee goodies being dangled to woo voters ahead of the polls. The NASA tour is a response to Deputy President William Ruto’s campaigns in Nyamira, as Jubilee seeks to turn the critical vote bloc into a swing region   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Nyanza |  Nyamira | 
We’re set to block poll rigging
NASA leaders took their campaigns to Nyamira yesterday with just three weeks to the elections. Presidential candidate Raila Odinga said they had come up with a strategy to guard against rigging and ensure high turnout in their strongholds. Raila, who was flanked by his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and Opposition chiefs Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula, held rallies in four constituencies where they urged locals to support the Opposition   Read More ...
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Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Nyanza |  Nyamira | 
Raila: We’re set to block poll rigging
NASA leaders took their campaigns to Nyamira yesterday with just three weeks to the elections. Presidential candidate Raila Odinga said they had come up with a strategy to guard against rigging and ensure high turnout in their strongholds. Raila, who was flanked by his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and Opposition chiefs Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula, held rallies in four constituencies where they urged locals to support the Opposition   Read More ...
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