The controversial Yasukuni Shrine, seen here in April 2022, honours 2.5 million war dead. Photo: Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP/FileSource: AFPTwo Japanese ministers paid respects Monday at a controversial war shrine seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of past militarism, as the nation commemorates the end of World War II. Takaichi is a regular visitor to Yasukuni and was close to former prime minister Shinzo Abe, whose assassination last month shocked the world. But Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, who took office in October, opted to make a traditional cash offering instead on Monday. A Japanese prime minister has not appeared at the shrine since 2013, when Abe sparked fury in Beijing and Seoul and earned a rare diplomatic rebuke from close ally the United States.
August 15, 2022 04:02 UTC
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August 15, 2022 03:13 UTC
Roots Party Presidential candidate Prof George Wajackoya [Isaiah Gwengi, Standard]Roots Party presidential candidate George Wajackoya says he is confident of winning the election. In a statement to newsrooms on Sunday, August 14, the party's secretary general Adam Kadernani called upon Kenyans to maintain peace and accord the IEBC the patience it deserves in tallying the votes. "Our presidential candidate George Wajackoya would like Kenyans to maintain peace and accord the IEBC the patience it deserves in tallying the votes. "We are confident that we will win through a fair, free and credible process," read the statement. Kadernani says the party's presidential candidate will address the Nation after the official announcement by IEBC.
August 15, 2022 03:01 UTC
PM Modi will reach the Red Fort at 7 am. He will be received by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt and Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar. Later, PM Modi will inspect the Guard of Honour and hoist the national flag. More than 10,000 personnel have been deployed to guard the Red Fort in a multi-layered security cover. This year, wall hangings of prominent freedom fighters and decorative ones depicting cultural, natural and religious heritage from different states and Union Territories are adorning the walls of the Red Fort.
August 15, 2022 01:45 UTC
1 SHARES Share TweetNairobi, Kenya, August 14- United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Presidential candidate William Ruto has urged Kenyans to be patient and allow the electoral commission to conclude the final vote tallying process. Ruto who spoke on Sunday during a church service at his official Karen residence called on Kenyans to remain calm as the country awaits the final declaration of presidential results. “Much as we all went to vote, the final decision is God’s. Ruto congratulated all the election winners saying that God has a purpose for allowing them to take different leadership positions. We are praying to God that the end of this electoral process will be better than the way it began,” DP Ruto said.
August 14, 2022 23:30 UTC
Raila Odinga made his first public appearance since Tuesday, August 9, and he was accompanied by Lang'ata MP-elect Jalang'o and other leadersThe Azimio la Umoja leaders were attending a church service at ACK St. Francis in Karen on Sunday, August 14Jalang'o, who was sandwiched between the ODM party leader and Francis Atwoli, was immersed in prayerLang'ata Member of Parliament (MP) Felix Odiwuor alias Jalang'o accompanied Azimio presidential candidate Raila Odinga to church in Karen on Sunday, August 14. Jalang'o deep in prayer sandwiched between Raila Odinga and Francis Atwoli. Source: TwitterThe former radio host was spotted in between the former prime minister and Central Organization of Trade Unions boss Francis Atwoli during the church service. As seen in the photos, Jalang'o was deep in prayers beside the two prominent leaders. Other leaders who were also present at ACK St. Francis church included deputy president hopeful Martha Karua Kalonzo Musyoka and Gideon Moi.
August 14, 2022 23:11 UTC
The party, through its National chairperson Gideon Moi, announced that it was in Azimio to stay and was working towards the prosperity of the coalition. We, therefore, remain committed to the aspirations and guiding principles of Azimio la Umoja one Kenya coalition party and its mission of inclusivity. My appeal is that we all go out and win together for our party and country, " read the statement in part. The development comes after Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka ditched Azimio to go it alone in the August elections. Kalonzo's decision was informed by Azimio flag bearer Raila Odinga’s move to name Martha Karua as his running mate - a position that Kalonzo had been jostling for.
August 14, 2022 22:53 UTC
Of course, once bitten twice shy, and we always have reason to believe that what can go wrong will go wrong. Upward trajectoryI believe that what the Kenyans have shown us is that they becoming a learning people. AdvertisementSo, those who went to observe the elections were treated to a more serene scene than those I allude to above. Good oneAs I pondered all that, I was naturally following on what the election observers from outside Kenya were doing and saying. I think that the practice of having election observers is a good one and which should be encouraged and enhanced.
August 14, 2022 21:53 UTC
Roots party presidential candidate George Wajackoyah has said they are confident they will win the just concluded election. Through a statement, Wajackoyah said if the process is fair, free and credible, they will clinch power. "As you are aware, our presidential candidate is one among four Kenyans who are seeking the highest office in the land to transform our country and make Kenya an economist giant," read part of the statement. The presidential race had attracted four candidates; UDA party leader William Ruto, Azimio's Raila Odinga, and Agano party leader Waihiga Mwaure. However, Mwaure conceded defeat and threw his weight behind UDA presidential candidate William Ruto.
August 14, 2022 21:32 UTC
If resilience was to be defined politically, then Uasin Gishu governor-elect, Jonathan Bii, is the perfect embodiment of the never give up spirit. In the subsequent elections, he continued with his pursuit for an elective seat but still lost to Ruto who reigned supreme until 2013 when the constituency was split into two; Turbo and Soi. In the 2017 General Election, Bii tried his luck again in the Soi parliamentary seat on a KANU ticket but lost to Caleb Kositany. In the party primaries held in April, Bii garnered 71,152 votes against his close competitor, Ambassador Julius Bitok, who garnered 59,001 votes. In the August 9 General Eection, Bii garnered 214,036 votes against 127,013 votes of his main challenger, Zedekiah Bundotich - who was running for the second time.
August 14, 2022 20:53 UTC
Ruto scored 51.25 percent of the vote, reversing earlier gains for Odinga, who had 48.09 percent, according to figures from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), which has tallied results from nearly 50 percent of constituencies. Tuesday’s vote passed off largely peacefully but with previous elections sparking violence and rigging claims, the IEBC is under intense pressure to deliver a clean poll and release results by Tuesday. Riot police were deployed overnight inside the commission’s heavily-guarded tallying centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi after political party agents disrupted the process, hurling rigging allegations at each other. The commission’s chairman Wafula Chebukati on Friday accused party agents of delaying the tallying process by haranguing election workers with unnecessary questions. “We encourage peace and patience as the vote tallying continues from the August 9 elections,” Blinken said on Twitter late Saturday.
August 14, 2022 19:27 UTC
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August 14, 2022 19:23 UTC
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Sunday said there is a need to re-write “our nation’s history and free it from the prejudices and distortions” of western historians. “Our past was glorious and it needs to be taught in its true spirit to our younger generation,” he said. “Many attempts have been made in the past 70 years to frame a new education policy, but it could not be freed from the Macaulay’s education Policy. He further said “we need to re-write our nation’s history and free it from the prejudices and distortions” of western historians. “Our past was glorious and it needs to be taught in its true spirit to our younger generation,” he said.
August 14, 2022 19:10 UTC
Adan Keynan successfully defended his Eldas Constituency seat for the fifth time in an exercise that was marred by protests and confusion during the vote counting process. This makes him the longest serving Member of Parliament in the incoming 13th Parliament. Eldas MP Adan Keynan in a past media briefing at Parliament buildings. Thank you so much my good people of Eldas Constituency. In the 2013 elections, he joined the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) under the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) and won the Eldas parliamentary seat under the new constitutional dispensation.
August 14, 2022 17:13 UTC
This article breaks down the timelines for the administration of oaths in the various positions as provided for by the law. Kenyans.co.keGovernorsAccording to the Assumption of the Office of Governor Act, elected governors should be sworn in the first Thursday after the tenth day following the declaration of the final results by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). According to the act, each county has an Assumption of the Office of Governor Committee that comprises 13 members. Upon deliberating on the official date, the committee publishes the date and venue for the ceremony. “A Speaker shall be elected when the Senate first meets after a General Election and before the Senate proceeds with the dispatch of any other business.”
August 14, 2022 17:13 UTC