News Tracker

Sat, 12 March 2022

  • 6:38 am Thirdway Alliance party leader, Ekuru Aukot, wants IEBC to bar DP William Ruto and Raila Odinga from August polls over early campaigns.

Fri, 11 March 2022

  • 7:20 pm Former Water Cabinet Secretary, Sicily Kariuki, presents her Nyandarua gubernatorial nomination papers to Jubilee Party.
  • 6:10 pm Media Council of Kenya, Katiba Institute and Mzalendo hold Senior Reporters Roundtable to discuss Election Management in Kenya ahead of the August 9 General Election.
  • 5:22 pm Former Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko, resigns from Jubilee Party days after announcing plans to run in the August polls; says he was maliciously removed from office as his party watched.
  • 4:29 pm Mount Kenya Forum leaders Moses Kuria, Martha Karua and Jimi Wanjigi hold first town hall meeting in Kiambu since the return of the Gatundu South Legislator from Dubai, UAE.
  • 4:11 pm Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria: I refused to join Azimio La Umoja because Raila Odinga had agreed to retire after the 2017 polls. It is Uhuru Kenyatta who told him not to go home.
  • 3:46 pm ODM leader, Raila Odinga, apologises over 'madoadoa' remarks, says his words were taken out of context and did not intent to flare-up ethnic tensions.
  • 3:27 pm Registrar of Political Parties says politicians who resign from their current parties to join new ones to retain positions until August 9 elections.
  • 2:36 pm Jubilee Party resolves to field candidates in all elective seats in Nairobi; resolution reached after party met aspirants.
  • 2:32 pm Gatundu South Member of Parliament, Moses Kuria, launches his plan for Kiambu County as he seeks gubernatorial position.
  • 1:42 pm IEBC appoints three senior directorsMichael Ouma (ICT), Chrispine Otieno (Legal Services) and Ruth Kulundu (Deputy Commission Secretary, Operations).
  • 1:22 pm National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) summons ODM party leader, Raila Odinga, over his 'madoadoa' remarks while campaigning in Wajir.
  • 12:09 pm DP William Ruto's allies want Raila Odinga arrested, charged over 'madoadoa' remarks during his tour of Wajir earlier in the week.
  • 11:13 am One Kenya Alliance (OKA) principals, Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Gideon Moi (KANU), Martha Karua (Narc-Kenya) and Cyrus Jirongo (United Democratic Party) sign a coalition agreement.
  • 10:02 am Health CS Mutahi Kagwe waters down reports claiming that he was touted as a possible running mate of Azimio la Umoja coalition leader, Raila Odinga. Says that he is focusing on his current job.   
  • 9:09 am Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka meets with Kanu chairman Gideon Moi and Jimmy Kibaki, retired President Mwai Kibaki’s son. The meeting came amid tensions between Wiper and Kanu within the One Kenya Alliance.   
  • 8:07 am IEBC CEO Hussein Marjan states that he is steering the development of the register of votes where the 2.5 million newly enlisted voters will be added.   
  • 7:01 am The Judiciary under Chief Justice Martha Koome will hire 20 judges by June 2022 to handle election petitions.
  • 6:38 am Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka holds talks with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga in a last-minute rush to solve their political row. 

Thu, 10 March 2022

  • 7:27 pm United Democratic Alliance (UDA) receives three presidential nomination applications, to conduct interviews on Saturday, March 12.
  • 6:25 pm Jubilee Party extends submission of aspirants' applications to March 22 citing high demand from applicants.
  • 5:45 pm ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi has refuted claims that he joined Deputy President William Ruto's Kenyan Kwanza alliance after lacking enough campaign funds to run for the presidency.
  • 5:43 pm Jubilee Secretary General Jeremiah Kioni says that the party is set to de-whip disloyal members.
  • 4:27 pm Former Mukurweini MP Kabando wa Kabando announces that he will contest for the Nyeri Senatorial seat. 
  • 3:11 pm Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka holds talks with New Democrats party leader Jimmy Kibaki and OKA co-principal Gideon Moi.
  • 2:00 pm The United Democratic Movement (UDM), led by Mandera Governor Ali Roba endorses Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga’s presidential bid.
  • 1:02 pm TIFA releases poll showing that ODM leader Raila Odinga is the most preferred presidential candidate in Nairobi county with 41% against Deputy President William Ruto's 31%.
  • 12:39 pm Azimio brigade takes its campaign to Meru where ODM leader Raila Odinga is to officially welcome Governor Kiraitu Murungi into the movement.
  • 11:37 am ANC party leader Musalia Mudavadi jets back into the country after political engagements in the US and UK.
  • 10:30 am Baringo Senator Gideon Moi says KANU is still firmly in the One Kenya Alliance (OKA), dismisses reports of the party joining Raila Odinga's Azimio la Umoja.