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English Publication Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Source: Standard Digital
Eliud Muthiora Kariara is the only presidential running mate that showed up for the debate on Monday evening. He is a running mate for Dr. Japheth Kavinga who is eyeing the presidency in the August 2017 elections. 
English Publication Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017 Source: Standard Media
In effect, a serious introspection on the part of the media, and a discussion of the issue of trust is important as we approach the 8 August election. In the context of the presidential debates, we may ask ourselves: Are the organisers ‘conmen’?...
English Publication Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017 Source: Standard Media
The deputy president earlier described his learning of the debate schedule as having received a news alert that running mates will debate each other, and he seemed not to be sure if this was true.
English Publication Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017 Source: Nairobi News
Apart from Mr Ruto and his National Super Alliance (Nasa) counterpart Kalonzo Musyoka, other running mates are Mr Moses Marango for Mr Joseph Nyaga, Mr Titus N’getuny (Mr Abduba Dida), Mr Emmanuel Nzai (Dr Ekuru Aukot) Ms Miriam Mutua (Mr Michael...
English Publication Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017 Source: The Star
Six candidates on Sunday said they will not participate in the presidential debates if organisers pursue a two-tier approach that excludes them.  
English Publication Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017 Source: Capital News
Six presidential candidates have threatened to pull out of the TV debate terming the process set to kick off this Monday discriminatory.
English Publication Date: Sunday, July 16, 2017 Source: Daily Nation
Even though the tradition of presidential debates is yet to be fully institutionalised in Kenya, the momentum gained from the successful events ahead of the 2013 elections should help to entrench this as a tradition with a follow-up this year.
English Publication Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 Source: Tuko
Yvonne Okwara, Joe Ageyo, both of KTN and Linus Kaikai of NTV have been officially named as the journalists who will moderate the anticipated debate.
English Publication Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017 Source: Tuko
If Ruto misses the debate scheduled for Monday, July 17, from 7.30pm at Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), it will be a big blow for the Debates Media Limited the organisers who are still grappling with the uncertainty of the main...
English Publication Date: Monday, July 10, 2017
Common wisdom states that debates rarely sway the audience from their preferred choice but in a country like Kenya, they provide the closest thing to a level playing field for aspirants who lack the clout to enjoy dedicated media coverage. The one...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials