Tempers Fray at Election Center as Kenya Vote Count Continues

NAIROBI — NAIROBI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Additional riot police were deployed inside Kenya’s national election tallying center overnight, after a crowd of men scuffled in the early hours of…

Somalia Receives Food Aid as ‘Catastrophic’ Drought Worsens

MOGADISHU — The Somali government received 40 containers of food aid from the United Arab Emirates Saturday, amid concern over famine in the Horn of African country. The drought has…

Raila Odinga ahead in Kenya’s presidential race: Early results

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is leading the presidential race, according to partial official results, as the country remained on tenterhooks for the final election outcome. With just more than…

Uhuru Kenyatta’s economic legacy: big on promises, but weak on delivery

Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, ascended to Kenya’s presidency in March 2013. This followed a contested poll that they won with a slim majority of 50.3% of the…

US urges Kenyans to be peaceful, patient as vote verification continues

The US government has appealed for peace and patience as verification of Kenya’s presidential results continues. In a tweet, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he had spoken with…

Kenya parliamentary elections: Odinga slightly ahead in presidential race – early official results

Kenya’s one-time opposition leader Raila Odinga is slightly ahead in the presidential race, partial official results showed Saturday, as the country remains on tenterhooks for the final election outcome. Odinga…

Mutula Junior Wins Makueni Governor Seat

Mutula Kilonzo Junior has won the Makueni Governor seat after garnering 214,088 votes on Wiper Democratic Movement party ticket. The Immediate Makueni senator defeated Patrick Musimba (Independent) who got 63,252…

Nyeri Governor Defends Seat

Nyeri governor Mutahi Kahiga has retained his gubernatorial position after getting 213,373 votes in the 2022 general elections. Kahiga who was vying on a UDA ticket beat his closest rival…

Tonkei Is The New Narok Women Rep

Rebecca Tonkei of UDA, is the new Women Representative of Narok County after she garnered 133,686 votes against her close competitor Jane Nampaso of Jubilee party who got 97,181 votes.…

Samboja Loses Governor’s Seat, Congratulates The Winner

Mwatate MP Andrew Mwadime has been declared the third governor of Taita-Taveta County after garnering 49,901 votes. Mwadime, who ran as an independent candidate, defeated the incumbent Granton Samboja after…

Senator Ole Kina Defends Seat

Ledama Ole Kina, has been re-elected the Narok senator for the second term beating the incumbent governor Samuel Tunai. Ole Kina of ODM managed 135, 180 votes against Tunai, UDA,…

Kang’ata, Nyutu And Betty Maina Win Murang’a Top Seats

Senator Irungu Kang’ata is now the governor elect for Murang’a County after garnering 256, 561 votes. Kang’ata who was vying on a UDA ticket was followed by Jamleck Kamau of…