It’s red card for Mariga in Kibra by-election

Former football star MacDonald Mariga was on Tuesday red-carded from the Kibra by-election showdown. IEBC returning officer Beatrice Muli said she could not find Mariga’s details in the register, consequently invalidated his nomination by the Jubilee Party. Attempts by Lang’ata MP Nixon Korir and former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale, who has since decamped to Jubilee, to put a case for Mariga fell on deaf years as Muli directed them to IEBC Disputes Resolution Board. “Mine was to confirm that the aspirant meets requirements. I have verified and checked and I…

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Kibra by-election exposes division, confusion in Jubilee Party

Confusion has rocked the ruling Jubilee Party over Kibra by-election. On Tuesday, the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission confirmed it had received a letter from Jubilee, forwarding the list of aspirants for Kibra, but returned it after the party disowned it. “@IEBCKenya received a letter, on Monday 26th August 2019 at 5pm, forwarding names of aspirants of Jubilee Party for the Kibra by-election. However, it has come to the attention of the Commission that Jubilee Party has denied authoring the said letter and termed it as FAKE… Consequently, the Commission…

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Thirdway Alliance’s Punguza Mizigo gets IEBC nod, now headed to counties

A constitutional amendment Bill fronted by the Thirdway Alliance Party has met the required threshold for consideration, and will now be presented to the 47 counties, the EBC has said. In a statement on Thursday evening, the IEBC confirmed receiving and verifying that the Bill garnered over a million support of registered voters. “The Commission has since verified that the initiative has been supported by 1,222,541 registered voters. This is, therefore, to notify the public and stakeholders that the initiative has met the requisite threshold as required by the said…

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