Wiper Party leader Kalonzo Musyoka Image: The Standard
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Azimio Coalition Agreement Not A Hindrance To Kalonzo's Bid, IEBC Declares

 Musyoka is in the clear to contest for the presidency unless someone petitions the commission against his candidature or there is a court order to stop him.

By Fridah Wangechi | 8 months ago

IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati. PHOTO: The Nation
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11 Presidential Aspirants Out Of Race as IEBC Braces Further Drop In Numbers

The IEBC is still expecting a drop in the number of independent presidential aspirants owing to reasons arising from their failure to meet the requirements that clear them to be on the ballot.

By Fridah Wangechi | 8 months ago

IEBC chairperson Wafula Chebukati. PHOTO: The Nation
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22 Presidential Aspirants Ousted As IEBC's Demands Prove Difficult

Disgruntled aspirants decried the tough task they were put through, as they believed that established political formations had an easy time navigating the requirements

By Fridah Wangechi | 8 months ago

Independent presidential aspirant Solomon Gichira (RIGHT) and his running mate Watimah Kelly at the Milimani law courts, June 16, 2017. COURTESY
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Gichira's Second Attempt At Presidency Foiled Over Alleged Abduction

This is the second time the aspirant has failed at his bid for State House as in 2017, the IEBC declined to clear him to run as an independent candidate.

By Fridah Wangechi | 8 months ago

Deputy President William Ruto and IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati COURTESY
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Ruto To Face Chebukati For Clearance After His Voter Register Manipulation Claims

The DP will be coming face to face with Chebukati days after making claims that about a million voters from his strong holds had been expunged from the voter list.

By Fridah Wangechi | 7 months ago

Meru Senator Mithika Linturi and his running mate Linda Gakii cleared for the August 9 polls Courtesy: The Nation
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Linturi Cleared For Meru Gubernatorial Race After Court Thwarts Attempt To Block Him

The court threw out the case stating that being a pre-election dispute, it falls within the jurisdiction of the electoral commission.

By Fridah Wangechi | 7 months ago

Azimio Presidential candidate Raila Oginga And His Running mate Nominee Martha Karua PHOTO: Courtesy
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Raila Faces Chebukati The Man He Demonized in 2017

Odinga will be accompanied by his presidential running mate nominee Martha Karua to a prayer service to seek favours from above at the All Saints Cathedral before heading to the Bomas Of Kenya where their supporters will be eagerly waiting for IEBC to officially give them a green light to contest as a presidential aspirant for the August 9th polls.

By Lawi Kiplagat | 7 months ago

Raila Odinga ad Her Running mate Martha Karua PHOTO: BBC
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IEBC Clears Raila To Contest For President In The August Polls

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission IEBC has cleared Azimio la Umoja One Kenya flag bearer Raila Odinga has to contest for presidency in the August 9 general elections.

By Lawi Kiplagat | 7 months ago

Thirdway Alliance Presidential Aspirant Dr Ekuru Aukot PHOTO: IEBC Facebook
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Thirdway Alliance's Dr. Ekuru Aukot Fails IEBC Test to Run For President

Dr Aukot also failed to meet the minimum number of signatures from his supporters, which is required for registration as a Presidential candidate. Dr Aukot unsuccessfully ran for president in the 2017 elections after becoming a third-tier candidate in the 2017 Kenyan general election a contest that ended up in court before President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner and later sworn in for his second term in office.

By Lawi Kiplagat | 7 months ago

Safina Party’s Presidential Aspirant Jimi Wanjigi PHOTO: Courtesy
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Wanjigi Misses Spot To Seek Presidency For Lacking Degree Certificate

According to the commission's chairman Wafula Chebukati,  the flamboyant aspirant also failed to garner the requisite number of signatures.

By Lawi Kiplagat | 7 months ago

Murang'a Senator Irungu Kang'ta PHOTO: The Standar
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Kang'ata Suffers a Major Blow After IEBC Declines To Clear Him

According to the electoral body, Kang’ata’s running mate Winnie Mwangi failed to resign from government thus not able to hold public office by February 9 in violation of the Elections Act, which requires state officers seeking elective seats to resign six months before an election.

By Lawi Kiplagat | 7 months ago

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