Elections 2022 Tracker

Wed, 17 August 2022

  • 6:43 pm IEBC chair, Wafula Chebukati, calls for the arrest of individuals who assaulted officials at Bomas, decries intimidation, threats against staff
  • 6:30 pm IEBC chairperson, Wafula Chebukati, claims that his deputy, Juliana Cherera and three other dissenting commissioners compelled him to declare a re-run
  • 5:46 pm The Ministry of Education flags a circular claiming that schools will reopen on Monday, August 22.
  • 5:18 pm Uasin Gishu woman representative-elect, Gladys Boss Sholei, claims that Raila Odinga has never accepted losing an election. Says they are ready to defend their victory in court.
  • 4:56 pm Siaya senator-elect, Oburu Odinga, clarifies that 'the system' phrase meant working with the state rather than rigging elections.
  • 4:09 pm Postmortem of the late Embakasi returning officer, Daniel Mblolu Musyoka, underway at Oloitokitok Sub-County Hospital mortuary.
  • 3:47 pm President-elect, William Ruto, vows to end the culture of fear and intimidation in his government
  • 3:02 pm Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party under Julius Malema congratulates President-elect, William Ruto. Asks Raila Odinga to concede defeat.
  • 2:51 pm Education CS, George Magoha, says that students will remain in school in the event of a repeat election.
  • 2:19 pm President-elect William Ruto says out of the 12 independent MPs, 10 have joined the Kenya Kwanza coalition.
  • 2:10 pm Azimio presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, and his running mate Martha Karua, say the battle to nullify president-elect William Ruto's victory just started. 
  • 2:04 pm DP William Ruto says civil servants will not be used or partake in conducting business for politicians under his administration.
  • 1:44 pm President-elect William Ruto says his administration will ensure Kenyans get their democratic country back.
  • 1:27 pm ANC nominates Musalia Mudavadi for the Prime Cabinet Secretary in William Ruto's government.
  • 1:02 pm Kibera residents say they will not be used by politicians to cause violence following the outcomes of the August 9 presidential results.
  • 12:23 pm High Court stops Chief Justice Martha Koome from gagging lawyers from discussing presidential petition.
  • 11:51 am Azimio La Umoja elected leaders meet at KICC to strategise on how to run the coalition's affairs.
  • 11:27 am Lafey MP-elect, Mohamed Abdi Abdirahaman, says development projects will be distributed equally across the constituency.
  • 10:50 am European Union asks political leaders to resolve any election-related disputes peacefully and through the legally available mechanisms.
  • 10:37 am Third Way Alliance's Ekuru Aukot asks DP William Ruto not to reward loyalists with appointments but to focus on merit in selecting his Cabinet.
  • 10:02 am Prof Peter Kagwanja opines that William Ruto invested a lot of his time in the Mount Kenya region hence the huge support in the just concluded polls.
  • 9:39 am President-elect William Ruto and deputy president-elect, Rigathi Gachagua, to meet elected Kenya Kwanza leaders in Karen.
  • 9:21 am UDA now shifts its focus to Mombasa and Kakamega gubernatorial seat whose elections were pushed to August 23.
  • 8:30 am President Yoweri Museveni's son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, congratulates president-elect William Ruto on his victory.
  • 8:13 am Political analyst Duncan Ojwang says IEBC Commissioners cannot 'vote' on the votes by Kenyans to reach an agreement on the results.
  • 7:38 am Ex-Gatundu South MP, Moses Kuria, says Azimio la Umoja's petition against DP William Ruto's victory will be weak following a 2017 Supreme Court ruling.
  • 7:10 am ODM's Moitalel Ole Kenta to challenge the Narok gubernatorial results in court after UDA's Patrick Ole Ntuntu declared winner. 

Tue, 16 August 2022