10 things you need to know about the Elections today

IEBC issues new controversial statement on elections.

  • IEBC announcement on election results

IEBC said the outcomes of the poll would be communicated through the media and its website.

Local and foreign media managers, editors, producers and technical teams will be guaranteed a dedicated feed from the national tallying centre in Nairobi.

  • Debate was a waste of time - Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta said he skipped Monday's presidential debate with his main challenger Raila Odinga because it would have been a waste of his time.

  • MP aspirant arrested on sodomy charges

Maragua parliamentary aspirant Sam Wairimu is to appear in court on Wednesday to face sodomy charges.

  • Russia's warning on Kenyan Elections

Russia’s Foreign ministry said in a tweet that “on the eve of the General Election, protests are possible”.

  • Twitter grants Kenya election hashflags

Popular social networking service Twitter has granted two dedicated hash flags for the upcoming Kenyan Election.

  • Police ready for polls

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has said the National Police Service (NPS) is ready, both in capacity and equipment, to support the IEBC in ensuring successful elections.

  • IEBC urged to have sign language interpreters at polling stations

Voters with hearing disabilities want the electoral body to provide sign language interpreters to assist them on Election Day.

  • DP Ruto holds rallies in 5 counties in 1 day

Deputy President William Ruto held a series of campaign meetings in five counties in the Rift Valley and in western Kenya urging them to turn out in large numbers in next month's General Election and vote for the Jubilee Party.

  • Sonko endorsed by council of elders

Nairobi Jubilee governor aspirant Mike Sonko was on Tuesday endorsed by the GEMA communities.

  • Rift Valley elders election curse

Elders from West Pokot, Baringo and Laikipia counties held traditional prayers to ‘curse’ leaders out to rig the election.


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