Erick Owenga

Erick Owenga

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  • IEBC official arrested with several unmarked ballot papers in Starehe

    IEBC official arrested with several unmarked ballot papers in Starehe

    The IEBC official was allegedly found with an unmarked booklet of election papers in his bag while gaining access to the centre.Central Police Station boss Fred Abuga said officers had to rescue the Presiding Officer from the wrath of supporters of one of the candidates.

  • Four detained in Kibra over alleged voter bribery

    Four detained in Kibra over alleged voter bribery

    The first three were arrested at Toi primary polling station after they were cornered by local leaders while trying to influence the ongoing voting exercise.The fourth one was arrested at Kenyatta market station for committing the same offence.

  • 'We cannot boycott the elections,' Raila says as he cautions IEBC

    'We cannot boycott the elections,' Raila says as he cautions IEBC

    This comes after Odinga on Wednesday insinuated that he had received reliable information linking IEBC boss Wafula Chebukati and other officials to a plot seeking to influence the presidential election.

  • ‘There will be no election without manual register’: Raila tells IEBC

    ‘There will be no election without manual register’: Raila tells IEBC

    Odinga cited alleged plans by the commission to interfere with the forthcoming election, hence insisting that both registers must be available.The Azimio chief, addressing a rally in Githunguri, said the manual register in all polling stations is an irreducible minimum for his camp.

  • Raila to Ruto: I don’t need Uhuru’s support to defeat you

    Raila to Ruto: I don’t need Uhuru’s support to defeat you

    Speaking Sunday while campaigning in Homa Bay County, Mr. Odinga said he will defeat Dr. Ruto on August 9 by a large margin, even without President Kenyatta's support.“I will give him a run for his money… I am beating him hands-down come next month,” said Odinga.

  • 'Ruto has conned you!' Junet tells Mudavadi, Wetangula, Mutua, Kingi on power sharing deal

    'Ruto has conned you!' Junet tells Mudavadi, Wetangula, Mutua, Kingi on power sharing deal

    Junet pointed out that the conditions set by Ruto to his partners within Kenya Kwanza coalition including Mudavadi, Wetangula, Kingi and Mutua to deliver during the August polls are unrealistic.

  • Raila says Azimio aspirants to be subjected to opinion polls

    Raila says Azimio aspirants to be subjected to opinion polls

    According to Mr. Odinga, fielding popular candidates will automatically earn the coalition a win instead of allowing all the candidates to run and split the votes.Odinga, who was addressing aspirants in Naivasha, said the strategy is meant to ensure they defeat their political rivals in the key poli...

  • Raila announces plan to strengthen presidential campaign team

    Raila announces plan to strengthen presidential campaign team

    Mr. Odinga said committees will be formed from wards to the county-level before linking up with the national secretariat to ensure a successful campaign.

  • Jalang'o floors opponents in ODM nominations to win Lang'ata MP ticket

    Jalang'o floors opponents in ODM nominations to win Lang'ata MP ticket

    Jalango' garnered 3,509 votes, flooring his closest rival Oscar Omoke who got a paltry 1,612 votes.Musaari Kahiga Syongoh came third with 397 votes, followed by Wangusi Nathan Barasa (146), Sally Bolo (138), and Taa Vivienne (121).The media personality now will face off with the incumbent lawmaker N...

  • Raila calls for six-piece voting pattern in Nyanza

    Raila calls for six-piece voting pattern in Nyanza

    He further told the Luo community and Nyanza residents to be united and form a formidable force that will propel his journey to State House.