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Needy persons to be transported to polling centres
Needy and physically challenged person's in Kisii County will be transported to their polling stations to cast their ballots, Kisii Central Sub-county (DCC) Wilberforce Kilonzo has said. Addressing the press during verification of security for ballot materials at the Nyaribari Ch
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Three levels of tallying centres set up at Bomas
The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has set up three levels of tallying centres ahead of the General Election tomorrow (Tuesday). The centers namely;  Constituency Tallying Centres, County Tallying Centres and National Tallying Centre at have been set up at Bo
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Junet urges Azimio supporters to come out and vote despite Kakamega, Mombasa cancellations
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 – The Azimio La Umoja - One Kenya coalition has urged voters to turn out in large numbers in Mombasa and Kakamega despite the - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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IEBC: Voters on queue at closing time will be allowed to vote
Voters who will be on the queue  at the time of closing the polling station will be allowed to vote according to the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Amnesty defiant despite Ukraine report outcry
Paris (AFP), Aug 8 - Rights group Amnesty International has remained defiant under its high-profile secretary general in the face of a growing outcry over - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Kremlin accuses Kyiv of shelling nuclear plant
Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP), Aug 8 - The Kremlin accused Ukrainian forces on Monday of firing on Europe's largest nuclear power plant in occupied Ukraine and - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Third fuel tank collapses as helicopters battle Cuban blaze
Matanzas (Cuba) (AFP), Aug 8 - Cuban army helicopters scrambled to contain a blaze that felled a third tank at a fuel depot on Monday after burning for - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
Moses Kuria summoned by DCI over vote-rigging allegations
Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria has Monday been summoned by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations over allegations concerning election offences. The DCI in their summon urged Kuria to urgently report to any police station or DCI office close to him, to help wi
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China urges U.S. to stop sending wrong signals to “Taiwan independence” forces
IEBC blacklists missing KIEMS kit amid insecurity incidents
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has blacklisted a KIEMS kit which was reported missing in Marsabit County
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Ruto’s village cautiously optimistic ahead of Tuesday’s defining moment
It is just a few hours to yet another transitional election in Kenya where Deputy President William Ruto will battle it out with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga for a chance to occupy the country’s topmost political office.
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IEBC suspends Mombasa, Kakamega governor elections
New election dates to be announced through a gazette notice.
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Vote and go home, Kenyans told as security is heightened
Security has been stepped up in all polling stations across the country as Kenyans look forward to casting their votes Tuesday morning in a hotly contested presidential election. Every polling station will be manned by two police officers while additional security personnel have
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Kakamega receives gubernatorial ballot papers belonging to Kirinyaga candidates
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 6 - Confusion rocked preparations of the polls slated for Tuesday in Kakamega after ballot papers for Kirinyaga county governor seat - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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DCI urges Moses Kuria to report to any police station over vote-rigging claims
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 – The Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has urged Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria to report to a police - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Activists file petition to compel IEBC to make public forms 34A and 34B
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 - Activists have filed a petition at the High Court to compel the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to make - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Wearing of masks is not mandatory requirement for voting – CS Kagwe
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 - The Ministry of Health says the wearing of a face mask is not a mandatory requirement for anyone to vote during Tuesday's general - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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MCK sets up centers to support journalists covering elections
The Media Council of Kenya (MCK), has set up seven Regional Media Centers to support journalists covering the General Election.
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Schools to reopen after mid-term if environment is safe: Magoha
Education CS Prof. George Magoha has clarified that learners will only be allowed back in school from the midterm break if the environment is safe
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President Kenyatta mourns senior gov’t economist Geoffrey Mwau
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, relatives and friends of Dr Geoffrey Mwau who passed away on Sunday in a Nairobi hospital.
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State to accredit artisans with informal technical skills
Some people acquired artisan skills through apprenticeship and became masters in their fields but have no certificates to prove it.
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China holds fresh military drills around Taiwan
Beijing (AFP), Aug 8 - China carried out fresh military drills around Taiwan Monday, Beijing said, defying calls for it to end its largest-ever exercises - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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President Kenyatta Mourns Senior Govt Economist Geoffrey Mwau
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, relatives and friends of Dr Geoffrey Mwau who passed away - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Suit timelines, commentary gag: What has changed in presidential petition litigation?
Although court timelines have remained unchanged, the contention on public commentaries on petitions filed at the Supreme Court could emerge as a key issue during the hearing of the presidential petition. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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4 IEBC officials in Ndhiwa sacked over electoral malpractices
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 7 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has dismissed four officials following their arrest over various - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Dispatch of ballot materials underway amid tight security
It’s the election eve and various constituency tallying centres across the country remain a beehive of activities amid tight security as ballot materials get dispatched
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KBC studio upgrade promises unrivaled coverage of August 9 polls
The Kenya Broadcasting Corporation has unveiled a state-of-the-art studio that promises unrivaled countrywide coverage of the general election
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Millions hungry but drought overlooked as Kenya prepares to vote
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 8 - In the dust bowl of Kenya's drought-stricken north, the people of Purapul are edging closer to starvation, surviving on nothing - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Mount Kenya: Where the next president could be chosen
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 7 - The helicopter lands in the middle of rice fields, heralding the arrival of Kenyan presidential candidate William Ruto as he seeks - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Drought forces water use rethink in Spain
Like France and Italy, Spain has been gripped by several extreme heatwaves this summer after an unusually dry winter. - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombia’s first leftist president
Bogota, Colombia, Aug 8 -- Gustavo Petro on Sunday took the oath of office as Colombia's first-ever leftist president, before a crowd of hundreds of - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Office of the Ombudsman deploys election observers in 33 Counties
The Commission on Administrative Justice (Office of the Ombudsman) has deployed election observers in about 690 polling stations in 33 counties across the country.
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More Ukraine grain sets sail as new shelling hits nuclear plant
Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP), Aug 7 - Four more ships carrying around 170,000 tonnes of grain set off from the Black Sea ports of Odessa and Chornomorsk on - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Sakaja urges Kenyans to vote wisely in Tuesday poll
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 7 - Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja has urged Kenyans to vote wisely and not be influenced by leaders who do not preach peace during - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Raila exudes confidence of win in Tuesday poll as he urges supporters to maintain peace
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 7 – Azimio La Umoja – One Kenya presidential candidate Raila Odinga has exuded confidence of a win in Tuesday’s general election even - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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IGAD deploys 24 election observers to 11 counties
IGAD is urging stakeholders in the August 9th general elections to ensure Kenya conduct a credible and peaceful election.
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Gubernatorial candidate Ndathi expresses concern on use of manual register
Former Kirinyaga Governor Joseph Ndathi has expressed concern on the use of manual register in the forthcoming election saying it’s likely to compromise the outcome.
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IGAD deploys election observers to 10 counties ahead of Tuesday poll
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 7 - The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has deployed twenty-four election observers across ten counties ahead of - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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China’s largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close
Beijing (AFP), Aug 7 - China's largest-ever military exercises surrounding Taiwan were drawing to a close on Sunday following a controversial visit last - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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Whitman downplays US travel advisory on Kisumu, says it is routine
NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 7 - United States Ambassador to Kenya Margaret Meg Whitman has downplayed a recent travel advisory on Kisumu saying “it was a routine - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke
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