Governors to contest changes in devolution law


The Council of Governors has moved to court to contest the constitutionality of a new law assented to by President Kenyatta shifting control of county projects to senators.

The County Governments (Amendment) Act gives Senators control of all development projects in their respective counties when the law becomes operational.

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IEBC postpones Mathare by-election


The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has pushed the Mathare by-election to Monday, August 11, 2014.

This follows an order by the High Court for the IEBC to include former Kasarani MP William Omondi’s name on the ballot paper as a contestant in the by-election.

The by-election was initially scheduled for Thursday, August 7, 2014.

However, by-elections for Gatundu South constituency and Kibiri county assembly ward will proceed as earlier scheduled on Thursday, August 7, 2014.