6 Things you need to know about elections today

Five Kenyan Al-Shabaab militants have been sent to terrorise Kenyans before elections

The temporary staff being recruited are 180,000 police officers to provide security at 40,883 police stations, 290 constituency tallying centres, 47 tallying centres and the national tallying centre at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi.

The commission is seeking to employ 91,032 presiding and deputy presiding officers, 262,665 polling clerks, 580 constituency ICT clerks, two for each of the 290 constituencies, and 2,900 ward educators, two for each of the 1, 450 wards.

Uhuru accuses Raila of perpetuating poll rigging lies. Angered Uhuru said that Raila should keep off Matiang'i as he is not being used to rig the upcoming elections.

Matiang'i is currently holding office as the acting cabinet secretary of Interior and National Coordination after Mr Nkaissery passed on last week.

"Raila should stop fighting Matiang'i whose role is to ensure security in the country. I am the one competing against him, Matiang'i is a junior officer. He should face me. I do not know why he is fighting Matiang'i," Uhuru told his supporters at a rally in Taveta.

  • Margaret Kamar says she is a wife to the fallen Total Man Biwott

Uasin Gishu politician Kamar has clarified that she is a wife t the late tycoon Nicholas Biwott.

Mrs. Kamar, who spoke during the requiem mass in Toot Village of Uasin Gishu County, said that she has been the wife to the late, amid cheers from two her co-wives Hannie and Kavista.

The late’s wife Hannie moved mourners when she disclosed that her husband had nothing to do with the murfder of the veteran Robert Ouko.

Raila Odinga and his running mate and the entire NASA brigade headed to Samburu County. Through the 'A-Kenya-For-All-Kenyans' message, he promised to better their lives if elected to power on August 8.

Raila Odinga has hired US opinion polling firm Zogby, which has told him he is leading against President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The company is headed by a veteran pollster John Zogby and it will be assessing Raila’s chances of unseating Uhuru in August.

Police have released photos of five terrorists who are purportedly planning an attack in Kenya ahead of elections. Intelligence reports indicated that Five Kenyan Al-Shabaab militants have also been dispatched from Somalia by the terror group to lead fresh attacks.


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