Jubilee Party and Nasa Pledges – What’s New?

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga are promising what their parties say will be unique manifestos in their bid to win this year’s General Election.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga are promising what their parties say will be unique manifestos in their bid to win this year's General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Kenyatta Still Leads an Advancing Raila Odinga

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta maintains a narrowing lead on opposition leader Raila Odinga in a presidential race overshadowed by concerns about the cost of living, according to a new opinion poll by Ipsos.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta maintains a narrowing lead on opposition leader Raila Odinga in a presidential race overshadowed by concerns about the cost of living, according to a new opinion poll by Ipsos.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Famine Looms in Former Boko Haram Stronghold

[VOA] The United Nations is warning that more than 1.4 million people in northeastern Nigeria could face famine by September because of a severe funding shortage. To date, only 28 percent of the U.N. appeal for more than $1 billion to provide humanitar…

[VOA] The United Nations is warning that more than 1.4 million people in northeastern Nigeria could face famine by September because of a severe funding shortage. To date, only 28 percent of the U.N. appeal for more than $1 billion to provide humanitarian aid for nearly seven million people has been received.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

President Threatens Hanging for Vandalising SGR

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Those convicted of a capital offence for vandalising the Standard Gauge Railway will be hanged, President Uhuru Kenyatta warned Wednesday as he launched the passenger train service in Mombasa.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Those convicted of a capital offence for vandalising the Standard Gauge Railway will be hanged, President Uhuru Kenyatta warned Wednesday as he launched the passenger train service in Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Swing Zones Up for Grabs As Nasa Gains

[Nation] Even though the latest Ipsos opinion poll shows Mr Raila Odinga still trailing President Uhuru Kenyatta were the presidential election held now, the main challenger should be quietly satisfied that he is closing the gap as August 8 approaches.

[Nation] Even though the latest Ipsos opinion poll shows Mr Raila Odinga still trailing President Uhuru Kenyatta were the presidential election held now, the main challenger should be quietly satisfied that he is closing the gap as August 8 approaches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya