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How to avoid ending up with a spoilt vote on Tuesday

The election will see Kenya usher in a new leadership after Uhuru Kenyatta's 10-years rule.

Locked Moment of truth for Raila and Ruto

Defeat will destroy careers of many bigwigs, make those of well-funded greenhorns.

It's all systems go as IEBC concludes preparations for polls

Staff have been trained and ready for deployment on Monday

Raila, Martha seek God's hand ahead of tomorrow's elections

They attended interdenominational prayer service at the KICC


Mwaure Waihiga: I'll fight corruption heart and soul
Ruto to give billions to 'hustlers' in bold manifesto
Ruto: Why I am running for President
Wajackoyah manifesto: How Kenya will be rich from weed, snakes
Raila: My promise to Kenyans
Jerry Nyagah: I’m running for president to fix the mess, defuse the time bomb
Kigame: Unsighted singer a far-sighted visionary
Mutua: Muthaura’s shadow but more than mouthpiece
Mutua’s reality check: Conned by US cab driver
Mudavadi part 3: Shocker of appointment as Moi's Vice President
Mudavadi Part 2: Thrown into the deepest end
Slow but sure: Mudavadi's blessings, drawbacks
Kibwana: A man and the Constitution
Will Kivutha Kibwana's everyman touch win over hearts, votes?
Wetang'ula (Part 2): How meeting Moi changed my life
Wetang'ula Part 1: From meek Catholic boy to gutsy rookie advocate
Mukhisa Kituyi (Part 2): The youngest young turk
Mukhisa Kituyi: A man ahead of his time
From poker player to magistrate to Speaker, and now to President?
Justin Muturi: The (mis)adventures of a young magistrate
Once upon a shuffler: How JB Muturi rose to the top
Kalonzo Musyoka: The making of an African diplomat



Locked I have the skills to solve Nairobi problems — Sakaja

I am running because I understand the plight of the people of Nairobi

Locked Nassir: Sonko no threat to me, Joho legacy up to him

The son of Kanu supremo took a bus while families of Ministers flew

Jerry Nyagah: I’m running for president to fix the mess

Ruto and Raila can't bring radical change, Ruto's part of the system, Raila cornered.

Homa Bay people should elect leaders of their choice- Kidero

Ex-governor says he has not fallen out with the ODM boss despite bolting out

I'll make Busia food-secure, says governor aspirant Meso

Says the county has fertile land and it is ironic that thousands of people hardly afford ...

Gikuru: Oka principals hid cards for Mudavadi

Says Kenya Kwanza partners will not zone the country

Only death will stop my run for governor —Abdulswamad Nassir

Mvita MP on his governor bid, Joho's role in succession, Azimio politics.

Fatuma Achani: Woman jolting male-dominated Kwale governor ...

Kwale deputy governor Fatuma Achani determined in succeeding Kwale governor Salim Mvurya

Why nominated MCA Wangui B wants to be city woman rep

Azimio leader Raila describes her as courageous and visionary woman who deserves top ...

Umar Omar: Aspirant seeking to be first Lamu woman governor

Umra Omar is determined to disrupt the male dominated political world in Lamu, region

Boni Khalwale: Doctor seeking to treat Kakamega as governor

Khalwale defied all the odds to rise to a doctor, MP, assistant minister, senator and now ...

Munyiri: Ruto, Raila have massive support in Mt Kenya

The economist explains why he is best to steer Nyeri as governor.

Poverty almost strangled my dreams — Ottichilo

His family could hardly afford 2 meals a day,learning on an empty stomach was hard.

From Ruto aide to Lang'ata MP, Korir promises better second ...

First Kalenjin elected MP in Nairobi seeks reelection in area dominated by ODM, says he ...

Sakaja: I learnt the ropes from President Kibaki

The Nairobi senator was nominated to Parliament under President Kenyatta's TNA party

Kilonzo Jr: Stepping out of my father's shadow

The Makueni senator is a practising advocate and is stepping up the political ladder by ...

Ababu: Lawyer, politician and diplomat

He has allied himself with DP William Ruto, a man he says encouraged him to join politics ...

Sankok: MP whose disability is a blessing in disguise

Believes everything happens for a reason, God had a purpose for him to become disabled.

Nandi speaker Kiptoo: My promise if elected governor

The 33-year-old speaker has positioned himself as a man to watch in the gubernatorial ...

Ambassador Bitok: Why I am best bet for Uasin Gishu

Bitok has served for eight years as an envoy and seeks to succeed Governor Mandago.

PROFILE: Ndiritu Muriithi: In the footsteps of Uncle Kibaki

Third President paid his secondary and university fees, inspired his decision to study ...

Migori senator seat attracts six youthful aspirants

Ochillo Ayacko who is the incumbent will vie for the governor seat

Governor Mvurya: What I will be remembered for in Kwale

Governor Salim Mvurya boasts on development projects as his last term in power expires

Why Nairobi is in safe hands under Agnes Kagure

Kagure is a self effacing manager seeking Nairobi governor job in 2022 elections

Ken Vitisia: The making of a peace envoy

Ambassador Vitisia was involved in the Burundi peace process and the M-23 and DR Congo ...

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OMWENGA: We must have peaceful elections

This is our election and no foreign government should even think twice about interfering.

Locked KABILA: A Raila presidency will spur hope for Africa

Getting Odinga to the presidency will be a breather to the quest for democracy and its ...

Locked KABUGI: Why Ruto will emerge winner in Tuesday's polls

Uhuru’s conspicuous involvement in the Raila  campaign is eroding Odinga’s credibility

Locked OMWENGA: Why Raila, Martha are destined to win presidency

If one appreciates freedom—and we all should and must—then it can only be fair and wise ...

Locked AJUOK: Mirage of debate victories and how to win in absentia

Jury is still out on whether Raila “won” the debate in absentia or if he should just have ...

Locked To become president Ruto needs to work on his temper

Show me the crowd you run in and I will tell you who you are.

Locked OMWENGA: Why Karua won deputy presidential debate

Gachagua’s objective was to do everything he could to make the debate about President ...

Locked How Uhuru entry into campaign could seal Raila's victory

The President needs to relax and deploy persuasion on his kinsmen

Locked AJUOK: Why Raila has no equal in presidential contest

In a civilized society, the contest between Raila and DP Ruto shouldn’t even be happening

Locked OMWENGA: Mt Kenya is continuously warming up to Raila

The selection of Karua largely accounts for this monumental shift in attitude towards ...

OMENGA: What does Ruto have in common with gold?

Ruto has been implicated in other scandals as well, including the Maize scam

Locked MUGWANG'A: IEBC must strive to be beyond reproach

Kenyans have not been short of reasons not to trust the electoral commission

Locked AJUOK: Echoes of 2002 Rainbow coalition in Azimio

The hard work will begin when Raila looks around and sees all the big egos and talents ...

Locked Mudavadi's chance to redeem himself is backing Raila

It is not too late, and his people will listen to him, forgive him, and take him back

Locked GITU: Barring of 52 presidential aspirants points to poor ...

There is apparent lack of awareness or being well versed with electoral and ...

Locked OMWENGA: Karua will end Railaphobia in Mt Kenya

The level of excitement Karua has elicited and continues to across the country is ...

Locked The Martha Karua Effect that has jittered Kenya Kwanza camp

Leaders and organisations all over the country came out jubilant over her nomination.

Locked Ruto has exploited Jubilee failures to win support

He is de facto opposition leader heading to presidential election without the burden of ...

Locked AJUOK: Karua rebuke of hecklers timely in campaigns

She took them on and told them to ask whoever had sent them to come and face her directly

Locked MUGWANG’A: Kenyans have a chance to slay graft on August 9

With corrupt figures being the face of leadership, then graft will run free and easy

Locked AJUOK: Hits and misses from running mates selection

Both candidates figured winning the election with the backing of untamed deputies was ...

Locked OMWENGA: Excitement about Karua's pick shows it's the ...

The die has been cast, let’s seat back and watch the conclusion of this most unusual ...

Locked August poll is battle between reformists, reactionaries

Raila and Karua have vehemently fought against the centralisation of power

The DP’s pick will hardly bring in any new support

The DP’s pick of his "twin" is unlikely to bring in major new support.

Locked OMWENGA: Ruto’s swagger should worry everyone

Is it true that Ruto’s wealth is ill-gotten or corruptly from the coffers?