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Looming crisis as NASA, Jubilee leaders fight over change to election laws - The Standard

Jubilee and National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders continued warring over the contentious Bill on elections laws introduced in Parliament on Thursday, with both parties maintaining hardline positions. Jubilee said they would not back down on their bid ...and more »

[PHOTOS] - Police officer gets dose of her own teargas while dispersing NASA supporters - The Standard

All was not well for a female police officer, who was caught up in the tear-gas smoke supposed to disperse anti-IEBC protesters. Even her helmet could not come to her aid as it was hard for her to hide the irritating effects. The National Super ...and more »

IEBC gives Al Ghurair go-ahead to print ballot papers despite NASA protests - The Standard

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has given Al Ghurair the green light to print ballot papers for the fresh presidential election. IEBC resolved to return to the Dubai-based firm after the National Treasury blocked its bid to ...and more »

Jubilee initiates plan to amend election laws - Capital FM Kenya

By LABAN WANAMBISI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – An ad-hoc Select Committee set-up by the National Assembly on Thursday has until October 10 to submit a report on two Bills seeking to make changes to key election related legislation. Majority Leader ...and more »

IEBC to share poll officials' list with NASA, Jubilee Saturday - Capital FM Kenya

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is expected to share names of election officials – who will undertake the fresh presidential election slated for October 26 – with the Jubilee ...and more »

The underlying fears in election law changes - The Standard

Fear of foul play, conspiracy, caution against courts and bid to cover actions already taken are the key underlying features of electoral law changes proposed by Jubilee administration and opposed by NASA. An insightful look into the amendments and ...and more »

Chebukati certain poll will proceed despite collapsed Jubilee, NASA talks - Capital FM Kenya

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Thursday assured that the fresh presidential election scheduled for October 26 will proceed as planned despite the collapse of talks between IEBC ...and more »

Questions arising from changes in Election Act - Daily Nation

From left IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe, chairman Wafula Chebukati and chief executive Ezra Chiloba. The proposed changes to the elections act will make significant changes to its leadership and the way it conducts elections. PHOTO | JEFF ...and more »

MPs move to trim IEBC boss powers in presidential poll - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati will be stripped off his powers as the sole returning officer in a presidential election if Jubilee MPs push through controversial amendments to the Elections Act, 2017. The MPs also want to scrap the requirement that the ...and more »

IEBC's second meeting with NASA and Jubilee collapses as both sides trade accusations - TUKO.CO.KE

The second meeting between IEBC and political rivals NASA and Jubilee Party has collapsed again after the two parties failed to iron out contentious issues. - IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati said the stalled talks should not affect the preparations for ...and more »