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President Uhuru Kenyatta today led Kenyans in marking Mashujaa Day
The celebrations were held at the Nyayo National Stadium
The day is dedicated to Heroes and Heroines
The celebrations were marked across all the counties
This year’s Mashujaa Day celebrations was the first after the enactment of the Heroes Act 2014
This year’s Mashujaa Day was the first after the enactment of the Heroes Act 2014
The act seeks to streamline the process of identifying and nominating national heroes and heroines
The law also provides for the establishment of a fund that will be used to take care of heroes and
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:24

Former ECK Chairman Samuel Kivuitu Dies At 74

Former chairman of the now defunct Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) Samuel Kivuitu is dead. Kivuitu, died on Monday night at the MP Shah hospital after a long fight with throat cancer. 74 year old Kivuitu has had a long battle with cancer that has seen him in and out of hospital in several instances over the last two years. Kivuitu’s death comes seven days before the March 4th general election. Kivuitu was blamed for the post poll violence after he announced a winner at the Kenya International Conference Center (KICC) in seclusion, with only one media house present. Kivuitu, however maintained that he was not to blame for anything as he simply announced the results handed to him, admitting that the mistake was in announcing the results with only KBC present.

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