Kenya Sets Voter Registration Date

The registration of voters for the March 2013 presidential election will kick off on October 11, 2012, keeping the election schedule on track, despite rumors of delays, the electoral commission has announced.
  • Kenya:  Voter Registration Set For October 11

    Capital FM, 18 September 2012

    The registration of voters ahead of the March 2013 General Election is set to kick off on October 11, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced on ... read more »


  • Kenya:  Elections Are On March Four, IEBC Affirms

    Capital FM, 16 September 2012

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) insists that it is ready to conduct polls in March next year, and dismissed calls for them to be pushed to August. read more »

  • Kenya:  ODM Faces Tough Battle in Ndhiwa

    Capital FM, 16 September 2012

    It will be a litmus test for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party in the Monday by-election for Ndhiwa constituency as it battles to remain relevant in the region it ... read more »

  • Kenya:  ODM, UDF Wind up Campaigns in Bukura

    The Star, 15 September 2012

    ODM and UDF will campaign for their candidates today, ahead of the Monday's Bukura Ward by election. Today is the last day for the campaigns. The ODM reloaded team led by ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Maina Njenga, Musalia Ready to Stop Uhuru in Kangema and Central

    The Star, 15 September 2012

    Former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga and Deputy Prime Minister Musalia Mudavadi are ready to stop Uhuru Kenyatta's popularity in Kangema. The entry of the two in the race for the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kanu, NVP and UDM Sign Pact

    The Star, 15 September 2012

    Kanu, United Democratic Movement and the National Vision Party have agreed to work together ahead of next year's general elect. Announcing the cooperation widely seen as ploy aimed ... read more »

  • Kenya:  We Will Win the Kangema Election, TNA Leaders Say

    The Star, 15 September 2012

    The National Alliance has denied claims that it is losing popularity in Kangema. The party on Friday promised it will win Monday's parliamentary by-election amid fears in the week ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Some Presidential Hopefuls May Plunge Kenya Into Chaos - Kalonzo

    The Star, 15 September 2012

    Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has said some of the presidential aspirants may plunge the country into civil anarchy if they are elected next year. In a hard hitting attack, ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Raila Makes Last Pitch for Votes in Ndhiwa

    The Star, 15 September 2012

    CAMPAIGNS in Ndhiwa come to an end today ahead of Monday's by election. Prime Minister Raila Odinga today leads the campaign team in its final efforts to convince the electorate to ... read more »

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IEBC Chairman Ahmed Issack Hassan

  • Kenya:  UDF Candidate Dismisses Uhuru Plea to Back Down

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    The United Democratic Forum candidate in the Kangema by-election has rubbished calls to step down in favour of TNA's candidate. read more »

  • Kenya:  Uhuru Admits Ikinu TNA Elections Were Flawed

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    Deputy Prime minister Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday said TNA will have free and fair nominations for the general election. Uhuru admitted irregularities in the nomination for the Ikinu ... read more »

  • Kenya:  EU Plea On Voter Education

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    THE EU has called for a timely and comprehensive voter education to ensure a transparent general election. Head of EU delegation in Kenya Lodewijk Briet yesterday said the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  I Will Work With Uhuru, Says Raila

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    Orange Democratic Party leader and the Prime mister Raila Odinga yesterday said he will support Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta if he wins the forthcoming general election. read more »

  • Kenya:  Disabled Want to Be Part of Case On Election Losers

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    AN organisation for the disabled has sought to be involved in a suit seeking to block presidential losers from being nominated to Parliament. The Kenya Paraplegic Organisation says ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Gideon Denies Plan to Support PM Raila

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    Acting Kanu chairman Gideon Moi yesterday denied reports that his party will back Prime Minister Raila Odinga in next year's elections. The former Baringo Central MP told the Star ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Raila Rules Out ODM Direct Nominations

    The Star, 14 September 2012

    Prime Minister Raila Odinga has moved to allay fears in ODM by assuring aspirants that the party will not issue direct nominations to their opponents. Raila also assured the ... read more »