The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: 200 Families Left in the Cold After Rains Destroy Kibarage Slum

At least two people were confirmed dead and several others displaced following heavy rains in across the country. ( Resource: Deaths Follow Heavy Rains in Kenya

More than 2,200 voters were registered in Gatundu South on Monday, IEBC has said. Gatundu South IEBC coordinator Yegon said there were no hitches except for a power blackout in some of the 66 polling stations.

Yegon said he expects the registration will meet its target of 18 million voters. Meanwhile, 1,383 identity cards are yet ti be collected at the Registrar of Persons office in Gatundu district.

Gatundu district registrar of persons Kamau Irungu asked Kenyans who have not collected their cards to do so to enable them to register as voters. The voter registration was launched by President Kibaki on Monday. It will come to an end on December 19.

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