Deputy President William Ruto is campaigning against the so-called 'competency based curriculum'. It might be just the issue to capture the hearts ... and minds of parents concerned about issues thrown up by the changes, such as 12 year olds sharing dormitories with 19 year olds. But experts caution against politicising education...
Kenya's top politicians claim that vote rigging is highly likely during this year's presidential polls. This has caused panic among potential ... voters who still remember the bungled 2007 and 2017 elections. Will the electoral body get it right this time round or is history about to repeat itself?
In December 2020, a leading Kenyan political party official, Edwin Sifuna, made vulgar remarks against a woman member of parliament. While campaigning ... for their political allies in a by-election, Sifuna said the woman is “not attractive enough to rape”.
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Kenya's legislators eyeing re-election opened the floodgates to money in politics last year when they nullified restrictions on campaign financing. ... With the August poll fast approaching, many are wondering if their fateful decision will subvert free and fair elections that so many voters are pining for.
This year’s presidential campaign will be the most expensive in Kenya’s history, analysts say, due to the fierce succession battle that pits ... former prime minister Raila Odinga against deputy president William Ruto.
As Kenya's 2022 general election draws near, a vicious political battle is emerging online. Bloggers and influencers of the two leading presidential ... contenders, deputy president William Ruto and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga, are outdoing each other as vote hunting shifts to social media. Which candidate will claim the bragging rights come election day?
The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) have issued warnings that sexual and gender-based ... violence crimes could be committed in the run-up to and during the general elections scheduled to take place on 9 August.
Kenya’s former Prime Minster and long-time opposition leader Raila Odinga is a busy man embroiled in crafting a strategy to cinch the elusive ... presidency. However, as the days progress towards the August election, what strategies might Odinga turn to that haven't already been used by him in the last 25 years to secure victory?