Three Appointed to take over from Suspended Officials

Ms-Betty-Sungura-NyabutoMs Betty Sungura-Nyabuto, Acting IEBC CEO/ Commission Secretary

NAIROBI: Friday, November 1, 2013
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has suspended from duty four officials who were charged in court on 30th October, 2013 for corruption and abuse of office. They are Mr. James Oswago (CEO/Commission Secretary), Mr. Wilson Shollei (Deputy Commission Secretary - Support Services), Mr. Edward Karisa (Finance and Procurement Director) and Mr. Willy Kamanga (Ag. Procurement Manager). 

They have been suspended as per Section 62 (1) of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act, which requires that a public officer, who is charged with corruption or economic crimes to be suspended, with effect from the date of the charge till proceedings against him/her are discontinued, acquitted or convicted.

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IEBC Successfully Conducts KMJA Elections

Justice-Lenaola-KMJA-electionsJustice Isaac Lenaola has his finger marked with indelible ink after voting in the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association elections on 26th October , 2013.

NAIROBI: Saturday, October 26, 2013
The Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA) has successfully elected a new representative to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) and officials of the Governing Committee, in an exercise presided over by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

Justice Aggrey Muchelule was declared the KMJA representative to JSC after garnering 203 votes out of the 401 votes cast. Other candidates for the same position were Justices Welton Korir, Mbogholi Msagha and David Majanja.

The winning candidate was issued with a certificate which was also delivered to the Chief Justice, the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary and the Secretary General of KMJA. Justice Muchelule will replace Justice Isaac Lenaola whose term of service at JSC has come to an end.

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IEBC’s new Strategy for Web Content

The development of content and service delivery using online platforms will now be more consultative and inclusive. IEBC’s field staff, who engage daily with the people, will assess the needs of the voters and hence identify relevant information and services to be availed on the Commission’s website.

The regional and constituency election officials from Nairobi region and staff from various departments will undertake research and collect information from all employees of the Commission countrywide. The outcome of the exercise will inform how processes will be reengineered and subsequently the look and interactivity of the website.

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IEBC to Preside Over KMJA Elections

IMG 0283 200x133IEBC officials inspect election material for a past election.

NAIROBI: Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will conduct elections for national officials of the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA) and its representative to the Judicial Service Commission on Saturday 26th October, 2013.

This will be the election of the Governing Committee officials of the Association. They include the President, Vice President, Secretary General, Vice Secretary General, Treasurer and Vice Treasurer.

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By-elections a Big Success

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Friday, October 18, 2013
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) last night successfully concluded several by-elections countrywide, with many voters saying the process was fast, free and fair. The electoral body largely realized its logistical and administrative strategies. All the provisional results, which were transmitted electronically, came through 100% between 9-10pm.  Large screens were put up at various tallying centres for the public to view the results.  Provisions were also made for those who wished to access the results in real time online and on mobile phones. Most TV and Radio stations also relayed the results in live broadcasts from the various tallying centres. The provisional results were as follows:

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