Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is serving his final and last term in office as per the 2010 Kenyan Constitution. He was first elected during the 2013 general elections and subsequently re-elected again during the hotly contested 2017 general elections in Kenya through the ruling Jubilee Coalition party of Kenya.
Former Prime Minister Rt Hon Raila Amolo Odinga is arguably one of the country's best political brains. Having existed in four regimes as Kenya's top opposition leader, Odinga has knowledge about all political terrains which have never been plain for him. He has attempted to be president four times unsuccessfully, and he is definitely on his path to contest for the fifth (and probably the last) time.
Deputy President William Ruto's allies have threatened to take legal action against cabinet secretaries who are backing ODM leader Raila Odinga's presidential campaign in 2022. Party leaders from the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) have threatened to sue Cabinet Secretaries Fred Matiang'i and Joe Mucheru for allegedly breaking the leadership and integrity act by taking sides in political campaigns.
It is a thumb up to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati who has over years been ensuring that the elections be it a by-election or the general election is smoothly carried out leading to a desirable results. As the country is now heading the next general election to be conducted on August 2022, he is doing all the ways to ensure that activities leading to the event is settled as per the schedule before the D Day of election.
Earlier this Month the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission launched massive voter registration across all the 47 counties in Kenya. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission,is a body that is incharge of the elections within the nation and also helps in voter registration. Days after the launch of voters registration, they number of people turning up for the process is quite worrying.
Narc Kenya party leader has asked Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to engage all Political players ahead of 2022 general election. Speaking during a workshop on safeguarding the digital space organized by the Center for Multiparty Democracy and the Kofi Annan Organisation, the Narc Kenya leader called on IEBC to engage politicians in creating policies meant to regulate the use of digital platforms.
Voter registration was rolled out by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission a body which is mandated by the Kenyan Constitution to conduct elections in the country. But to their disappointment majority of the people who were targeted especially the youths have failed to turn up for the registration process.
Ngunjiri Wambugu, MP for Nyeri Town, has called on the chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati, to resign for taking a stance on the role of Cabinet Secretaries in politics. Wambugu said yesterday in Nyeri town, where he hosted Murang'a Woman Representative Sabina Chege and her delegation, that Chebukati is biased in his position on Cabinet involvement in politics.
(Picture of ODM Secretary General Edwin Sifuna) The Secretary General of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM), Edwin Sifuna has accused the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of mistreating political parties. Sifuna said that, the IEBC is trivializing the role of political parties in the election process despite being the biggest stake holders in the elections, an action which he termed as bad manners.
ODM leader Raila Odinga's perceived strongholds have registered the fewest voters in the ongoing voter registration exercise. Odinga's traditional strongholds in the Coast and Nyanza regions scored poorly in new voter registration, according to the latest figures from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).
Kenyans are set to enjoy billions from Members of Parliament among those aspirants who will be contesting in next year’s General Election as the Parliament of Kenya block the recent move by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to limit the overspending during campaigns. MPs, Senators among aspirants who will be seeking elective posts are now free to spend billions of shillings in their campaigns after lawmakers yesterday opposed guidelines that sought to limit the amount of money one could spend on their campaigns.
Ngunjiri Wambugu, a Nyeri Town MP, has called on the chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati, to quit after expressing a stance on the role of Cabinet Secretaries in politics. Wambugu claimed Chebukati was biased in his position on the Cabinet's role in politics when he hosted Murang'a Woman Representative Sabina Chege and her entourage in Nyeri town yesterday.
Almost less than a year remains before Kenyans head back to the polls to elect new leaders or reelect those they feel did a good job and deserve a second opportunity. Wafula Chebukati. Picture courtesy. August 2022 will be the time Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, IEBC is slated to conduct the General Elections with Wafula Chebukati as the Chairman of the Commission.
From date 4th of October to 5th November, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries (IEBC) had registered over1.5 a million new voters as compared to before. The total registered voters raised to 6 million which is a significant improvement. On Tuesday, IEBC said that the figure was nearly 25% of what they had targeted at the end of registration.
Former Independent Electoral and Boundaries (IEBC) Commissioner Roselyn Akombe now says that the 2022 General Elections is as good as done following Ezra Chiloba's appointment As Communication Authority Directo General. In a tweet she shared after the news became public that the former IEBC CEO had landed the role, Akombe noted that the post is key in data protection.
On Saturday, UDA wrote a protest letter to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) over the inclusion of the two Cabinet secretaries into multi-agency team planning for a free, fair and transparent General Election. Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has called upon the Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i and Cabinet Secretary of information,Communication and technology to resign from office before the next general election.
A file photo of president Uhuru Kenyatta. Kenyan Head of State president Uhuru Kenyatta has broken silence following the death of his former International Criminal Court lawyer Evans Monari. In his message, the president has described the late as having been a great lawyer whose legacy will go down generations since he has left an indelible mark in the judicial system of the country.
According to the latest statement by the Independent Electoral And Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the ongoing enhanced continuous voter's registration process will end tomorrow Friday of 5th November, 2021 at 5.29 PM. The 30 days voters registration exercise which began on 4th October, 2021 has however not reached its estimated target of new voter's despite heavy mobilization of people to get registered as voter's.
Aspirants in the August 9, 2022 General Election are now free to Blow to IEBC as MPs Reject Campaign Spending Limits billions of shillings in their campaigns. This is after Member of Parliament on Tuesday, September 28, declined to approve proposed guidelines limiting the amount of money an aspirant can spend in their campaigns.
Aspirants in the August 9, 2022 General Election are now allowed to splash billions of shillings in their campaigns. This is after Members of Parliament on Tuesday, September 28, declined to endorse proposed guidelines restricting the amount of cash an aspirant can spend in their campaigns.