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Uhuru Kenyatta Swears in for Second Term as Kenyan President

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has today (Tuesday, 28 November 2017) been sworn in for his second and final five-year term in office. The ceremony held at Kasarani Sports Stadium, was attended by over 15 heads of state and thousands of people. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Salva

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KENYA: Supreme Court Upholds Uhuru Kenyatta’s Re-election

Supreme Court in Kenya has unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, dismissing challenges human rights activists who argued that last month’s election was illegal because it was boycotted by opposition. The ruling by Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice David Maraga paves way for Uhuru Kenya’s swearing in

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Full Statement: Raila Odinga Announces Next Course of Action

This is the much-awaited statement by Raila Odinga, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) candidate on the disputed repeat poll result that saw rival Uhuru Kenyatta win with over 98 per cent. We Reject Sham Elections: Nasa Campaign For Electoral Justice And Democracy       Ladies and gentlemen The meaningless exercise, a charade purported to be

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Museveni Congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta On Repeat Poll ‘Win’

Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has congratulated Uhuru Kenyatta on winning just-concluded Kenya repeat presidential election. Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati on Monday evening (October 30th), Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto as Kenya’s president-elect and deputy president-elect respectively. In his congratulatory message to Uhuru Kenyatta

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Uhuru Kenyatta Declared ‘Winner’ of Kenya Repeat Election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has declared that the just-concluded Kenya repeat presidential election was credible, free, fair and credible. Mr Chebukati has subsequently declared Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto as Kenya’s president-elect and deputy president-elect respectively. Mr Kenyatta garnered 7,483,895 votes, which is

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Raila Odinga Says He Didn’t Call for Protests On Election Day

Nasa leader Raila Odinga has now asked his supporters not to take to the streets on Thursday during the repeat presidential election and stay away from polling stations. "We have not told people to demonstrate on the polling day. We have not said that at all,” Mr Odinga said on Tuesday

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Fresh Petition Filed in Supreme Court to Block Kenya Repeat Election

With only two days to the election, three voters have today moved to the Supreme Court seeking to stop the electoral commission from conducting the repeat election scheduled for Thursday, October 26. The three voters, Khelef Khalia, Samwel Monochi and Gacheke Gachihi have cited lack of preparedness and threats to employees

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Kenya: IEBC Boss Ezra Chiloba Takes Leave Ahead of Next Week’s Repeat Poll

Embattled elections boss Ezra Chiloba is to take a three-week break and will be away during Thursday’s repeat presidential election. According to sources close to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, Mr Chiloba took a “personal decision to be away in order to build confidence in stakeholders” who had complained about

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Kenya Election: IEBC Commissioner Akombe Full Resignation Statement

For many months now, I have questioned my role as a commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. But I have soldiered on hoping that we could collectively find a way of addressing the crisis our country faces today. I have agonised over the decision to leave my committed IEBC

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