Students Learn about Elections from IEBC

Magundu StudentsIEBC Chairperson Ahmed Issack Hassan and Commissioner Mohamed Alawi with students and teachers of Our Lady of Mercy High School, Magundu at the Commission Offices in Nairobi.

NAIROBI: Friday, February 21, 2014
Students from Our Lady of Mercy, Magundu in Tharaka-Nithi County paid IEBC a courtesy call in their ongoing educational tour of key institutions in the country.

The IEBC Chairperson Ahmed Issack Hassan urged the students to be peace ambassadors and participate in electing leaders as soon as they are eligible to be registered as voters. The over 100 students were also addressed by the Acting CEO, Ms Betty Nyabuto and several Commissioners,


Kenya, Uganda Share Experiences on Political Party Processes

visit-NCFIEBC Chairman Ahmed Issack Hassan with his Ugandan Electoral Commission counterpart Dr. Badru Kiggundu when the Ugandan delegation called on IEBC in Nairobi.

NAIROBI: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
A delegation from the Ugandan National Consultative Forum (NCF) for Political Parties and Political Organisations is in Kenya on a study tour to acquaint members with best practices on managing a multiparty democracy.

The team has met and held discussions with the Chairperson, Commissioners and officials of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) as well as the Registrar of Political Parties. Deliberations centred on conflicts resolution, registration, funding, operations and political parties’ relationship with the government in the two East African countries.

This is part of the Ugandan NCF’s plan to strengthen political parties’ institutional


LSK Elections a Big Success


Nairobi: Thursday, February 06, 2014
Eric Mutua was elected to continue serving as the LSK Chairman while Tom Ojienda was elected as the society’s male representative to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
For Chairman’s position,
- Eric Mutua got 2,543 (66.69%),
- Charles Kanjama 740 (19.41%) and
- Ambrose Weda 530 (13.9%).
For the JSC representative,
- Tom Ojienda received 1,689 (44.46%),
- Ahmednasir Abdullah 1, 445 (38.04%),
- Erick Mogeni 548 (14.42%) and
- Kabru Ndegwa 117 (3.08%).


IEBC Conducts LSK Elections on February 6

NAIROBI: Monday, February 03, 2013

Lawyers will be heading to the polls on Thursday, February 6 to elect officials of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) as well as their male representative to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), in an exercise to be presided over by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). In the polls, LSK officials to be elected include a Chairperson, a Vice-chairperson, seven (7) Members of the Council, LSK Coast Representative and three (3) Members of the Disciplinary Committee. Three (3) candidates were nominated for the Chairperson’s position, two (2) are contesting the Vice-Chairperson’s seat while four lawyers are eying the JSC slot.


IEBC didn't say it would ban Raila from polls

NAIROBI: Tuesday, Friday 24, 2014
The lead story in today’s The People newspaper the titled ‘Raila faces 2017 polls ban over military claims’ are untrue. IEBC Chairperson Ahmed Issack Hassan has not said, nor insinuated, that the CORD leader Hon. Raila Odinga risked being banned from vying for any post in subsequent elections.

On Monday 20th January, 2014 the Commission refuted the claims of military involvement in the March 4, 2013 General Elections and challenged Raila Odinga to substantiate his claims or withdraw and apologize.


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