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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 »

Chiloba must bite the bullet, he cannot in good conscience ignore the hue and cry against him - The Standard

September 1 is the day the Independent Electoral Commission's CEO, Ezra Chiloba, should have voluntarily resigned. For the sake of personal honour, family and country, Mr Chiloba should have apologised to the country for failing it, thanked Kenyans for ...and more »

Jubilee marches on with poll law change after Nasa boycott - Daily Nation

Baringo North MP William Cheptumo. He will lead the nine-member committee. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. On Thursday evening, Majority Leader Aden Duale sought to justify the bill and asked MPs and every other interested party to read ...and more »

IEBC talks collapse as Nasa team walks out of Bomas - Daily Nation

The walk-out came hours after Jubilee-controlled National Assembly voted to shorten the maturation period for two Bills to change the way presidential elections are managed. The Nation has reliably learned that the Nasa delegation, led by Siaya Senator ...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 »

Why Chebukati must 'verify' all election results - The Standard

Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati addresses the media at the National tallying center in Bomas on August ,10,2017. [PHOTO: JOHN MUCHUCHA]. The electoral commission is mulling over drastic changes in the vote transmission ...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 »

High Court gives Nasa more time to respond to IEBC case - Daily Nation

Nasa principals who have been mentioned as respondents in a case seeking to restrain them from interfering with the operations of IEBC. PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. The petitioners, who are residents of Nakuru, through lawyer ...and more »

Kenya's EC agrees to air declaration of all constituency results on live TV - africanews

As part of efforts to streamline the holding for Kenya's election re-run in October, the electoral commission has decided to broadcast the declaration of all constituency results on live TV. The Independent Electoral And Boundaries Commission (IEBC ...and more »

Hard-line stands hinder deal critical for poll - Daily Nation

IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati (centre) has a word with senators James Orengo (Nasa) and Kipchumba Murkomen (Jubilee) at Bomas of Kenya on September 27, 2017 during a consultative meeting with presidential candidates' representatives of Jubilee and ...and more »