Get your IEBC media accreditation ASAP!

Without an IEBC media accreditation, no journalist will be allowed to enter the polling stations and tallying centers during 2017 General Elections in Kenya on August 8 and thereafter. Earlier the IEBC had stated that media can apply for accredition for election reporting from June 2, 2017. But so far no accreditation has been issued. Now we find an update on the IEBC website that suggests it would be best to send them an email to by today!

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Wards in Nyanza Hotspots of wrong Voter Data

Cases of faulty voter registration to the 2017 Kenya general elections are concentrated in certain wards in Kisumu East, Siaya and Homa Bay. This is apparent IEBC data released last Saturday, Feb. 4, 2016. These wards are all located in the region of Nyanza – followed by some wards in Nairobi. The cases the IEBC has published constitute either mismatches of the given IDs with the ones in the National Registration Bureau or double (and more) registrations. Continue reading “Wards in Nyanza Hotspots of wrong Voter Data”