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‘Men in black’ force ODM tribunal to suspend hearings

Men in black

ODM Appeals Tribunal was forced to suspend its Monday sittings after suspected goons stormed their meeting at Marsh Park hotel on Ngong road. The men dressed in black stormed the premises when the tribunal was hearing a complaint lodged by aspirants from Nyakach constituency where Aduma Owuor won the primaries. …

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Wavinya crushes Kiala with 299,312 votes for Machakos governor ticket


Wiper governor nominee Wavinya Ndeti has extended an olive branch to her competitor Bernard Kiala in the just concluded party primaries. Wavinya won the ticket for the Machakos governor seat with 299,312 votes against Kiala’s 4,663. Kiala had obtained a court order barring Wiper from conducting the primaries since Wiper …

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Make me running mate, Wanjiru tells Sonko as Kenneth threatens to quit

Bishop Margaret Wanjiru looks on as Senator Mike Sonko receives his nomination certificate

Bishop Margaret Wanjiru wants Mike Sonko to name her running mate after losing to him in the Jubilee Nairobi primaries. Sonko won the Jubilee ticket with 138,185 votes, while Wanjiru only managed 7,654 votes. Peter Kenneth a distant second with 62,504 votes. Sonko will face off with ODM’s Evans Kidero …

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Ruto’s allies split after fallout over Jubilee polls in Rift Valley

Deputy president William Ruto

A further split has emerged among allies of Deputy President William Ruto with Governor Jackson Mandago leading a new political axis in the North Rift. The group seeks to control politics and upstage the influence of Ruto’s aides. Mandago, Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter, Kapseret MP Oscar Sudi and State …

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Passaris, Babu Owino secure ODM tickets for August polls

Esther Passaris

Sonu leader Babu Owino and businesswoman Esther Passaris have secured ODM tickets in the just concluded Nairobi primaries. Owino garnered 6,093 votes for the Embakasi East MP ticket, while Passaris beat five opponents to get 65,104 votes for the Nairobi woman representative ticket. Beatrice Kwamboka came second with 11,296 votes, …

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