Voting kicks off in Kenya, polls cancelled in 4 county wards

Elections in four county wards in Kenya have been halted. Addressing the media this morning, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman, Issack Hassan cited Kuria East in Kuria district, Nyabaro West, Goke Haraka and Bunyala South as the areas affected by mix up of polling materials. Some of the ballot papers bore names of …

Katagaya body arrives in the country

The body of the fallen first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African community Affairs Eriya Kategeya has been flown into the country. The casket arrived at Entebbe International Airport from Nairobi at 10AM and has been taken to Mulago Hospital. It will then be taken to his home in Kiwatule a Kampala suburb. …

Kategaya passes on. RIP

The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs, Eriya Kategaya is dead. Ethics Minister Simon Lokodo has confirmed that Kategaya passed on in a hospital in Nairobi at 5.00pm today. He was admitted at the Hospital about a month ago. He was reportedly suffering from a condition known as Thrombosis (a …

Sim registration deadline extended to 31st May

Ugandans who have not registered their Sim cards can now breathe. The Uganda Communication Commission has extended the Sim card registration deadline to 31st may. Communication boss, Godfrey Mutabaazi says that another one month will be given to telecom companies for verification of the information collected. Mutabaazi says the extension was prompted by various complaints …

M23 rebels sack President

The M23 rebels have revolved to impeach their president Jean Marie Runiga. This has been confirmed by the spokesperson Bertrand Basima who says Runiga has been relieved of his duties as Chairman of the M23 with immediate effect. He says the Vice-President of the Movement assumes on an interim basis, the functions of President until …