Ken on 09th Mar

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta is now officially Kenya’s fourth president. This is after beating his closest rival Raila Odinga by over 800,000 votes. He garnered 6,173,433 against Raila’s 5,340,546. This marked 50.03% of the votes cast.oThe official announcement is expected to be made on Saturday by IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan, five days after...

Ken on 08th Mar

Jubilee Coalition is getting ready for a lavish ceremony, where Uhuru Kenyatta is set to give his acceptance speech. The venue is Catholic University of Eastern Africa, CUEA in the outskirts of Nairobi. The institution’s auditorium has been prepared for the Jubilee team, with party colours and ‘Team Digital’ banners. The podium...

Ken on 08th Mar

This week saw Kenya go to the polls and wait patiently for the results. For 5 days, Kenyans have watched the results trickle in – at a snail’s speed.5 days is a long time not to go to work, and that may explain the numerous memes that have been surfacing. Below are some of them. © nairobiwire.com ...

Ken on 07th Mar

Kenya’s democracy has been maturing fast, especially after the promulgation of the new constitution. In the just concluded elections, we have for the first time seen politicians concede and even congratulate the winners. Among them were Peter Kenneth, Henry Kosgey, Gitobu Imanyara and Ferdinand Waititu.In a strange twist of events, a concession...

Ken on 07th Mar

Dr. Thomas Manton, a regular in making prophesies concerning Kenya recently talked about the now concluded elections. In a lengthy post published on February 23, Manton said that God had chosen Uhuru Kenyatta to be Kenya’s next president, and would soon remove the ICC elephant from him. He also had something to say about Mutahi Ngunyi and...

Ken on 07th Mar

Mpuru Aburi, the man who closely resembles Raila Odinga has defied the TNA wave in Meru to win the Tigania East parliamentary seat on an ODM ticket. Aburi garnered more than 16,000 votes, with his closest rival Jacob Mati garnering close to 12,000 votes. Mpuri has always accompanied Raila in his Meru trips, and that has only helped fuel rumours...

Ken on 07th Mar

Immediate former transport minister Amos Kimunya, who has just lost his Kipipiri seat, has written to his constituents calling them a thankless lot. Kimunya has been the Kipipiri MP for 10 years before losing to Nairobi lawyer Samuel Kamunye Gichigi in the just concluded elections. Kimunya had initially been awarded the TNA nomination controversially,...

Ken on 06th Mar

Several veteran politicians have lost their seats in the just concluded elections. Most of them went against the wave in their respective counties, and paid heavily for it. Among them are Water minister Charity Ngilu, who appears to be trailing David Musila of Wiper party, for the Kitui county senate. Ngilu was in the Jubilee coalition and it was...

Ken on 06th Mar

1. Emgwen constituency –  Alex Kosgey, URP,2. Bomet West – Bernard Bett Kipkirui, URP, 32,6883. Rongo –  Dalmas Otieno, ODM, 18,9944. Mwingi West – Benard Kitunge, Wiper-Democratic Party5. Mwingi North  –  John Munuve,Wiper, Wiper-Democratic Party6. Mwingi Central -John Mutambu,-Wiper-Democratic Party7. Kitui South...

Ken on 05th Mar

Image by Capital FM The following are some select provisional results; which may change drastically as only a few polling stations have submitted.For more election updates, Like Nairobi Wire on Facebook. Nakuru Governor: Kinuthia Mbugua(TNA) – 80%, Lawrence Kiprop(ODM) – 19%Garissa Township: Aden Duale(URP) – 51%, Nassir...