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Huge Blow To KKA As Senatorial Candidate Disqualified By IEBC

Following the recent ruling of the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission tribunal committe, the Kenya Kwanza Alliance coalition camp has been dealt a major setback. Karung'o Thangwa, a Kiambu Senate hopeful, has suffered a setback after the IEBC upheld a ruling prohibiting him from running for the seat following his impeachment as CEC.

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Huge Blow To KKA As Senatorial Candidate Disqualified By IEBC

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Just In: High Court Finally Clears Popular Kenyan Leader Blocked From Contesting Over Impeachment

The independent electoral and boundaries commission (IEBC) is seemingly finding itself in the middle of a strong storm following various rulings by the High Court in the recent past. For example, the high court ruled recently that the the requirement by the country's electoral body to demand for 48,000 ID copies from independent presidential candidates was out of order and unconstitutional, null and void.

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Just In: High Court Finally Clears Popular Kenyan Leader Blocked From Contesting Over Impeachment

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Kiambu Senatorial Aspirant Thang'wa Names KKA Leader Who Is Indirectly Fighting DP Ruto

Kiambu UDA senate aspirant Karungo Thangw’a on Friday launched a scathing attack on Kenya Kwanza leaders who are indirectly fighting Deputy president. This comes after the fall out in the party leading to Moses Kuria and William Kabogo withdrawal from UDA campaigns. The senatorial bid blamed Kabogo and his colleague Moses Kuria accusing them of harbouring hidden agenda within the Kenya Kwanza brigade.

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Kiambu Senatorial Aspirant Thang'wa Names KKA Leader Who Is Indirectly Fighting DP Ruto

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Chama Cha Kazi Or UDA? Check The Latest Polls Done By Mizani Shows The Winning Candidate In Kiambu

The countdown to the national elections in August is almost over. For aspirants, it is becoming more difficult. They must make sure that no effort is spared in these final days of the campaign. In the meantime, polling organizations continue to conduct their surveys across the nation.

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Chama Cha Kazi Or UDA? Check The Latest Polls Done By Mizani Shows The Winning Candidate In Kiambu

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Jubilations Rocks Kenya Kwanza after IEBC Made This Crucial Move Ahead of the August Polls

Jubilations and high celebrations rocks United Democratic Alliance party under the Kenya Kwanza alliance coalition after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission cleared Kiambu senatorial aspirant to contest in the August general election in the country. Honourable Karungo Thangwa survived the axe after Justice Rachael Ngetich ruled tat was Jo sufficient evidence of corruption laid before any court to warrant his removal from office.

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Jubilations Rocks Kenya Kwanza after IEBC Made This Crucial Move Ahead of the August Polls

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JUST IN: UDA Senatorial Aspirant Petition Rejected by IEBC Dispute Tribunal

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commision has been busy with issuing out clearance certificates to hundreds of politicians who will be participating in the August 9th General Elections. The United Democratic Alliance party candidate for Kiambu County, Karungo Thangwa, was barred on the basis of having been impeached and this was a stumbling block for the youthful politician.

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JUST IN: UDA Senatorial Aspirant Petition Rejected by IEBC Dispute Tribunal

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Kiambu UDA senatorial candidate speaks after being cleared by IEBC :" We are now in the ballot"

Several candidates were earlier blocked by IEBC to vie in different elective seats due to pending court cases and impeachment. Some of the candidates included; Nairobi UDA party gubernatorial candidate senator Johnson Sakaja, Mombasa Wiper gubernatorial candidate Mike Sonko and Kiambu UDA gubernatorial candidate karungo Thangwa. Today IEBC has officially cleared the youthful UDA party candidate Karungo Thangwa to vie for Kiambu senatorial seat on a UDA party ticket.

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Kiambu UDA senatorial candidate speaks after being cleared by IEBC :

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Celebrations And Jubilation In DP William Ruto's Camp As IEBC Is Ordered To Do This By The High Court

As the country heads to the August 9th 2022 general election, Deputy President William Ruto has been pushing hard for his presidential bid and his UDA party members who are vying for different elective seats to be elected. He has been popularizing his party but some of his candidates like Johnson Sakaja, Karungo Thangwa and others have been facing challenges of being kicked out by IEBC.

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Celebrations And Jubilation In DP William Ruto's Camp As IEBC Is Ordered To Do This By The High Court

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UDA Senatorial Candidate From Mount Kenya Heads To High Court After IEBC Latest Ruling

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission cleared leaders seeking elective seats in the August 9th general elections as it is a body mandated to conduct and oversight elections in Kenya Karungo Wa Thang'wa, a United Democratic Alliance UDA senatorial aspirant for Kiambu county, has yet to be cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to run for the seat in the upcoming elections.

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UDA Senatorial Candidate From Mount Kenya Heads To High Court After IEBC Latest Ruling

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Mike Sonko's Political Career in Limbo as Name Misses Out in IEBC Gazetted Register

The much awaited gazettement of candidates for the August polls which was causing a lot of unease in political corridors has finally come by, triggering talks over embattled candidates who are lucky to be featured in the notice while at the same time some notable names missing out. The notice is a big blow to Mike Sonko who is battling a litany of court cases as his name is featured nowhere among the Mombasa county gubernatorial candidates.

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Mike Sonko's Political Career in Limbo as Name Misses Out in IEBC Gazetted Register

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Karungo Is Now Able To Vie For Kiambu Senator Race As court Orders IEBC To Clear Him.

Elections in August Karungo Thangwa must receive court approval in order to run for the Kiambu Senate seat. Kenya's NAIROBI, July 7 - Karungo wa Thangwa, a senatorial candidate for the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), can now breathe a sigh of relief after the High Court overturned the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) dispute resolution committee's decision to exclude him from running.

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Karungo Is Now Able To Vie For Kiambu Senator Race As court Orders IEBC To Clear Him.

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Happiness Rocks Kenya Kwanza as Court Oders IEBC To Clears UDA Aspirant From Kiambu To Vie For Seat

The decision of the electoral commission to prevent Karungo Thang'wa from running for senator from Kiambu owing to charges of corruption was overruled by the High Court on Thursday. Karungo was dismissed from his post as chief executive officer of the Kiambu County government due to allegations of corruption, but Justice Rachel Ng'etich overruled the IEBC's ruling in the issue.

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Happiness Rocks Kenya Kwanza as Court Oders IEBC To Clears UDA Aspirant From Kiambu To Vie For Seat

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Joyful Moments To Mike Sonko And His Allies As The Case Against Him Comes To An End Finally

Mike Mbuvi Sonko, the former governor of Nairobi, may now smile after the High Court of Kenya recently dismissed a lawsuit that questioned his ability to run for the governor of Mombasa in the next general elections on August 9. A three-judge panel decided that the petition had been filed prematurely and issued that determination.

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Joyful Moments To Mike Sonko And His Allies As The Case Against Him Comes To An End Finally

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Cases against Sonko, Thang'wa, and Arama dismissed by the High Court.

The High Court has determined that it lacks the authority to judge candidates' integrity issues. The decision was made on Friday in Nairobi by judges David Majanja, Murungi Thande, and Enock Mwota. The courts determined that the petitions filed by civil rights organizations and activist Okiya Omutatah are of a generic nature and have not generated any specific integrity concerns.

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Cases against Sonko, Thang'wa, and Arama dismissed by the High Court.

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High Court Throws Out Sonko's Case

The High Court has determined that it lacks the authority to judge candidates' integrity issues. The decision was made on Friday in Nairobi by judges David Majanja, Murungi Thande, and Enock Mwota. The judges concluded that the petitions submitted by human rights organizations and activist Okiya Omutatah were of a broad nature and had not raised any specific integrity concerns.

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High Court Throws Out Sonko's Case

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IEBC Denies Karungo Thangw'a To Vie For Senate Position In Kiambu County

Kenya is just a few days away from the general elections which are tabled to happen in August this year. The rallies have been all over the country where politicians have been trying to hunt votes from various counties. Kenya Kwanza is one of the coalitions that is fighting hard to ensure that it takes the lead when it comes on 8th August, the awaited Election Day.

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IEBC Denies Karungo Thangw'a To Vie For Senate Position In Kiambu County

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Ruto Ally Breaks Silence After High Court Issued Tough Orders To IEBC To Clear Karugo

The United Democratic Alliance party leaders close ally Dennis Itumbi has express his happiness via his Twitter account after the high court issued tough orders to IEBC concerning Karugo Thangwa.The high court has nullified the IEBC decision and orders them to clear the Kenya Kwanza brigade to vie for Kiambu county senatorial seat.

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Ruto Ally Breaks Silence After High Court Issued Tough Orders To IEBC To Clear Karugo

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Candidate for the UDA Senate who was approved by the IEBC discusses how Ruto's action inspired him.

UDA for Kiambu county The IEBC has officially cleared Karungo wa Thang'wa,to figh for a senatorial candidate post of kiambu county. After receiving IEBC approval, Karungo praised Rigathi Gachagua and Deputy President William Ruto for supporting him during a legal dispute that ended his candidacy. "I want to express my gratitude to Hon Rigathi Gachagua and Deputy President William Ruto for resisting calls to take my post.

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Candidate for the UDA Senate who was approved by the IEBC discusses how Ruto's action inspired him.

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Popular UDA Senatorial Aspirant From Mt Kenya Will Be heading to Court Over IEBC Clearance

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission concluded two days ago clearing leaders seeking to vie for elective seats in the 9th of August general elections. United Democratic Alliance UDA senatorial aspirant for Kiambu county Karungo Wa Thang'wa is yet to be cleared by IEBC to run for the seat in the upcoming polls.

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Popular UDA Senatorial Aspirant From Mt Kenya Will Be heading to Court Over IEBC Clearance

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Just In:Reprieve In Kenya Kwanza As Senate UDA Aspirant For Kiambu Is Cleared By High Court.

The election commission's decision to exclude Karungo Thang'wa from the campaign for the Kiambu Senate on the grounds of corruption-related impeachment was overturned by the High Court on Thursday(7/7/2022). In light of Karungo's removal from his position as CEC in the Kiambu County government due to graft charges, Justice Rachel Ng'etich overturned the IEBC's dispute settlement decision that he is unable to seek for the position.

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Just In:Reprieve In Kenya Kwanza As Senate UDA Aspirant For Kiambu Is Cleared By High Court.