Words that get you thinking.
  1. Gabriel Oguda: Constituency Development Fund is dead, long live CDF

    When it comes to ideas on how to greet public money, our MPs are the most creative of any set of professionals in Kenya.

    The Nyali Constituency Development Funds (CDF) Offices in Mombasa
  2. Ndiritu Muriithi: Lengthy tallying process and why democracy calls for patience

    The elections are far from over because tallying of the presidential votes is far from complete.

    IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati during a Press briefing at the Bomas of Kenya
  3. Njoki Chege: Pleasant surprises despite low youth voter turnout

    Out of the 22.1 million registered voters, only 39.8 per cent were young people between the ages of 18-35 years

    .Some of the voters who turned up at Kiritiri Primary School, Mbeere South constituency, Embu County
  4. Magesha NgwiriGrandiose poll promises not new

    One can cast a protest vote and give it meaning instead of going with the herd instinct.

  5. Eric Ngéno: Lessons and traumas from Kenya’s chequered quest for poll reforms

    Chebukati has publicly demonstrated his commitment to complying with the Constitution and the Supreme Court’s requirements.

    Observers and party agents compare notes at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s desk, Bomas of Kenya.
  6. Peter Mwaura: Decision 2022: Media could have spared public election night fever

    After voting, people want to know who won and by how much within a reasonable time.

    Screens displaying provisional results of the 2022 Kenyan presidential election.
  7. Hold tight, professionals in control

    Tallying is not just a question of adding up figures. It comes with a major security exposure for staff, equipment, premises and reputation.

    IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati during a Press briefing at the Bomas of Kenya
  8. Charles Onyango-Obbo: Governors the biggest winners

    The unintended consequence of the 2010 Constitution is that the electoral contest for the presidency diminishes the value of the prize.

    One of the pallets with Ballot Papers at Aldina Visram High School in Mombasa.
  9. Macharia Gaitho: Let us put candidates on the scale and pick the best

    We want servants who will do what we expect of them after having passed the job interview

    Raila Odinga
  10. Kaltum Guyo: Politicians should tame their tongues

    To ask parents to pick their children up in less than 24 hours is cruel.

    George Magoha


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