Kenya Elections 2017

Kenya awaits ‘Baba’ Odinga response to Uhuru Kenyatta victory

Nairobi – Nervous Kenyans waited on Tuesday for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last week’s election, which inflamed the deep ethnic tensions dividing the East African nation. Odinga, a veteran politician who has now
October 31, 2017

NAIROBI: Top election official resigns

NAIROBI: A top Kenyan electoral official resigned Wednesday, charging the presidential vote just eight days away cannot be credible as planned. Roselyn Akombe quit as a commissioner of Kenya’s electoral board by issuing a statement from New York saying the rerun of
October 18, 2017
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Kenya parliament passes controversial election law amendment

The Kenyan parliament passed an amendment on Wednesday to the country’s election laws, saying that if one candidate withdraws from a repeat presidential election, the other one would automatically win. The amendment was heavily criticised by the opposition, whose legislators boycotted the
October 11, 2017

Kenyan opposition to hold protest outside UN headquarters

Kenyan opposition party, the National Super Alliance, is to hold a major demonstration outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Saturday, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported on Friday. The protest is aimed at bringing to the attention of the international community
October 1, 2017

NAIROBI : Kenyatta, Odinga clash over poll date

NAIROBI. – Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said yesterday his coalition would not participate in the re-run of a presidential election proposed for October 17 unless it is given “legal and constitutional” guarantees. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta responded by saying there was
September 6, 2017

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