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Allegations of election corruption in the Kibra poll

Several cases of election corruption were reported when two people were arrested in two polling stations in Kibra for alleged voter bribery. This happened when the electoral commission warned voters that a violation of electoral secrecy was punishable by sharing photos of flagged ballot papers. Voters have been warned that there is a violation of electoral secrecy by sharing photos …

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The Standard – Kenya: Kibra by-election: Victor Wanyam's message to Brother Mariga | The standard

McDonald Mariga celebrates his jubilee [Courtesy] Tottenham Hotspurs midfielder and Harambee Stars captain Victor Mugubi Wanyama has all the best in his social media for the ongoing Kibra by-election of his brother McDonald Mariga. Mariga fights for the seat of parliament member under the anniversary ticket and has expressed a desire to change the face of Kibra after his election. …

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New coffee rules our cup of tea, say farmers The Standard

Joseph Koskei addresses the media at Kipkelion Coffee Mill. [Nikko Tanui, Standard] The South African Rift has closed its doors.  Joseph Koskei, the spokesman of 50 coffee cooperative unions which met Kipkelion Coffee Mill, said the regulations are skewed. The regulations are contained in the Kenya Gazette Notice No 102 of July, 2019. "We are not convinced the new regulations …

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Taita Taveta County stares at the dissolution

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has confirmed the petition suspending the government of Taita Taveta County. This happened after the Electoral Authority confirmed that the petition met the statutory threshold of Section 123 (2) of the County Government Act of 2012. The electoral panel confirmed that the petition was submitted to IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati last month, supported …

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"Policeman" killed among alleged gangsters in Kirinyaga

Two suspected gangsters were shot dead on Wednesday and a third was injured after a violent raid in Kabare village in Kirinyaga County. One of the gangsters killed is said to be a police officer who has turned into a criminal. [19659002] "One of the suspects is a security officer of a special crime unit," said a police officer who …

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Woman attacks suspect associated with killing the student: The Standard

Idd Mustafa to Supreme Magistrate Christine Omenya at the Eldoret High Court, where he was charged with a plea. [Peter Ochieng/Standard] There was a dispute yesterday at the High Court in Eldoret about a murder case in which a man was accused of killing a college student. Beatrice Wanyotta confronted Mustafa Idd, 31, the suspect in connection with the murder …

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How the police arrested the suspect, put him in cells and executed him in cold blood: the standard

Mutunga Kaleli (in cap) and Mbithi Kaleli, the brothers who murdered Ngoma Kaleli, show injuries inflicted on them by police officers when they entered her home on January 17, 2019. [Stephen Nzioka/ Standard] On the morning of November 2, the residents of Wote, Makueni district, woke in 2019 with the news that the police had killed a notorious thug. The …

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The banks promise not to use the abolition of interest caps

Banks have vowed not to return to the exorbitant interest rates they had set before the introduction of interest rate caps, which were lifted on Tuesday. Speech on Wednesday in reviving the targeted micro deal Stawi credit app, chairman of the Kenya Bankers Association, Joshua Oigara, said banks would value loans appropriately, and customers should not accept sudden rate hikes. …

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Lawyer blames "Kenyan culture" for the crimes of Ibrahim Akasha

Contributed by KEVIN J. KELLEY More from this author A US defense attorney cited the "Kenyan culture" as the reason why the well-known drug trafficker Ibrahim Akasha received the minimum amount of prison should be 10 years imprisonment at his scheduled sentencing on Friday. "The collectivist culture in which Ibrahim grew up" disturbed his development and led to "lifestyle instability," …

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