10 things you need to know about the Elections today

Uhuru makes a rare visit to Raila's backyard.

  • Curtain falls on the "Total Man" Nicholas Biwott

The former long serving Cabinet Minister Nicholas Biwott died on Tuesday aged 77 years following a long illness at the Nairobi Hospital.

President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President William Ruto and NASA leaders Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi led the nation in mourning the late Rift Valley kingpin.

  • MPs salaries fate sealed

The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) on Monday gazetted the recommended salaries, allowances and other privileges entitled to both state officers and public officers.

  • Uhuru tours Kisumu

President Uhuru Kenyatta will visit Kisumu today where is expected to launch several projects, among them the commissioning of the building of Ahero-Kisii-Isebania road.

  • NASA politician grilled over violence

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) summoned a Siaya MCA suspected of planning the violence that rocked NASA Presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s campaign in Arram, Rarieda, two weeks ago.

  • Kalembe Ndile on TIP TIP and Jubilee Party

Former Kibwezi MP Kalembe Ndile revealed he dissolved his Tip Tip party and joined the Jubilee Party because President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration recognises the poor.

  • Politician's 'agent' arrested for bribing IEBC official

Anti-corruption detectives in Isiolo have arrested a man said to be an agent of a top Marsabit politician for attempting to bribe an IEBC official.

  • NASA rivalry in Bungoma heats up

Bungoma ODM officials have rubbished claims some of its candidates have stepped down in favour of aspirants vying on NASA affiliate tickets.

  • Kidero, Sonko clash over water supply

Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has maintained there are no plans to privatise the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company while Senator Mike Sonko accused him of trying to privatise the company to 'fund his campaign'.

  • Jubilee Party announcement on tender row

Deputy President William Ruto said the Jubilee Party will not sit in any tender committee meeting to decide who supplies ballot papers for the August 8 polls.

  • Court issues tough demand to IEBC

The High Court has ordered the electoral commission to respond within seven days to a petition seeking to compel the agency to announce presidential results within seven hours after closure of polling stations.


Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke