Ken on 03rd Apr

Activist Okiya Omtatah Okoiti, famous for chaining himself during anti-corruption demonstrations in Nairobi is proposing radical changes in Kenya’s electoral system, particularly at the presidential level. The activist brings forward Mutahi Ngunyi’s tyranny of numbers theory, which was proved right by the election results, as a dangerous...

Ken on 03rd Apr

The recent Kenya election was easily the most watched and commented on in East Africa for a long time.Finally, last Saturday the Supreme Court upheld the election of Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee alliance as the next president. After the March 4 poll, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced Uhuru...

Ken on 03rd Apr

After five years of torturous build-up, one day of voting, nearly a full, unexpected week of counting and another two weeks of court battles, Kenya finally knows for sure who its next president will be. Uhuru Kenyatta, take a bow, and the key to your new office in State House.The supreme court’s verdict, when it came, was not unexpected....

Ken on 02nd Apr

Preparations are underway at the Moi International Sports Stadium Kasarani, where president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and deputy president-elect William Ruto will be sworn in. Construction works inside and outside the stadium is at top gear, and everything should be ready in time. Read: Kasarani Stadium Ready For Swearing-In Ceremony. (Megaprojects.co.ke)...

Ken on 02nd Apr

Deputy President-elect William Ruto took a short Easter break and flew to Tanzania together with his family and a few friends. The second family to be spent their time at Seronera Wildlife Lodge at the Serengeti, and either by design or by chance, they bumped into the president of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete. We would not have known about it until the...

Ken on 02nd Apr

By MICHELA WRONG LONDON — Although predictions are risky, here’s one I offer with absolute confidence: Traffic jams will return to Nairobi this week.Gridlock all but evaporated during Kenya’s drawn-out election crisis — the free-flowing highways one symptom of the general malaise. But the announcement on Saturday by the Supreme Court confirming...

Ken on 02nd Apr

After the Supreme Court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s win, another round of envoys has embarked on delivering congratulatory messages to Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto. The first round of ambassadors had delivered their messages immediately after IEBC declared him winner; a move that would have left them with an egg on their faces had...

Ken on 01st Apr

Kingwa Kamencu, the lady who thought she’ll be Kenya’s fourth president appears not to be in her right state of mind. Last week as Kenyans were anxiously waiting for the Supreme Court to decide the direction Kenya takes, she was making some very weird statements on Facebook. This was her first post on Saturday. So apparently the CJ’s...

Ken on 01st Apr

Many people have complained about Kenya Airways poor services for a long time now. Most of these complaints centre around luggage handling and food.Many are the times passengers claim that their issues were not resolved even after informing the staff.In April last year, the airline came under attack after a passenger was taken to court following his...

Ken on 01st Apr

The national flag and presidential standard on Kibaki’s car [Photo||Nation] President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta has settled on a blue presidential standard that will be raised wherever he is after his swearing in on Tuesday next week.A presidential standard is an official flag of the President, displayed alongside the national flag,...