After keeping Kenyans guessing for days, the two leading presidential contenders William Ruto and Raila Odinga named top politicians from Mt. ... Kenya as their running mates, proving how crucial the region is in determining the country’s next president. Who between the two will win over the region’s five-million-plus voters?
In early April, Deputy President William Ruto, a presidential contender, admitted eight new people to his Kenya Kwanza Alliance, bringing the ... total number of political parties to 12. However, unlike Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja - a registered coalition party - Kenya Kwanza is an alliance of parties. We outline those closest to Ruto in the alliance.
Just a week after Kalonzo Musyoka announced his exit from Raila Odinga's Azimio la Umoja One Kenya coalition, Deputy President William Ruto has ... seized the moment to offer him a place within his Kenya Kwanza Alliance, even as allies urge the Wiper party leader to return to his original camp.
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Kenya’s National Integrity Alliance (NIA), a civil society pressure group, is urging the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ... to refrain from clearing 25 political aspirants with questionable integrity issues to run for elective positions in the 9 August polls.
As Kenya prepares for an election expected to be one of the most competitive in the country’s history, tensions are growing between two government ... agencies on how to effectively fight terrorism on Kenyan soil. Will the row threaten gains made thus far?
After losing the nomination to Martha Karua, former vice-president and the Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has announced that he has quit ... Raila Odinga’s Azimio la Umoja coalition to vie for the presidency in the August polls.
As Kenya’s election date draws closer, the two leading presidential candidates, William Ruto and Raila Odinga, are promising Kenyans the world. ... Even so, from a weakened economy to affordable healthcare, can either one of the top candidates realistically follow through on their electoral pledges? We look at the top seven issues facing the two men.