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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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Kenya Election: Commissioner Akombe Resigns, Says IEBC is Incapable of Conducting Credible Poll

IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe has resigned from the poll agency. Dr Akombe sent the statement from New York, where she was based, working for the UN, before she took the job at the electoral commission. In the statement, Dr Akombe said the repeat election as planned cannot meet the basic expectations of

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Raila Odinga Rejects IEBC Election Date, Proposes New Date

Kenya Opposition coalition National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga has rejected a date set by the country’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for the new election. The Kenya Supreme Court last week nullified the reelection of incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, citing irregularities and illegalities on the side of IEBC. With

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KENYA: Date Set for Fresh Presidential Election

Kenya’s  Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has set the date for the fresh presidential election following the decision by the Supreme Court of Kenya to annul Uhuru Kenyatta’s reelection. Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday annulled the results of August 8th presidential election that had given Jubilee Party candidate Kenyatta victory

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Dear Kenyan Opposition, Stop Making Irresponsible Threats

A group of opposition politicians led by Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama made some interesting demands and threats the other day. The same demands were repeated by the National Super Alliance leadership on Sunday in Nakuru. The threats are summarised thus: If the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission does not immediately

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Kenya’s Opposition Nasa Coalition Threatens to Boycott Elections

Kenya’s National Super Alliance (Nasa), an opposition coalition, has threatened to shun general elections scheduled for August. Nasa leaders’ bone of contention stems from an appeal in which the elections body IEBC is disputing a ruling by the High Court that results announced at the constituency tallying centres will be valid

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KENYA: Opposition, Electoral Commission Agree on Vote Tallying, Results Declaration Modalities

The leaders of Kenya’s loose opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) on Thursday met with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioners days after Nasa said it would set up a parallel tallying centre and announce its own results in the August general elections. Related: Odinga Says His Opposition Alliance

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Odinga Says His Opposition Alliance Will Tally and Announce Its Own Results

The National Super Alliance,  a loose grouping of Kenyan opposition will establish a parallel tally centre and announce its own results in August’s general polls, Raila Odinga, one of its co-principals has said. Odinga made the remarks at a weekend rally in Nairobi. "As IEBC will be announcing their results, media houses

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Kenya’s Ruling Jubilee Party Defends Elections Body, Accuses Opposition of Plotting to Disrupt Polls

Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party has rubbished reports that elections body Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is unprepared for general polls scheduled for August. National Supper Alliance (Nasa) lawyer (also Siaya County Senator James Orengo) recently wrote to IEBC expressing fears that the commission was ill-prepared to hold free and fair

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Kenyan Opposition Worried about IEBC’s “unpreparedness to hold Elections”

The National Super Alliance (Nasa), a grouping of Kenya’s top opposition politicians, has dared the elections body the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to come tell the nation of their preparedness to hold general elections in August. Nasa principals’ comments follow after IEBC cancelled a tender for voter identification and

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