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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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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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Uncertainty: Kenya on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?

By squarely blaming the electoral commission and its chairman for the failure of the presidential election, the Supreme Court has put the country on a collision course towards a constitutional crisis. The decision to annul the ballot - unprecedented in Africa - was welcomed by many observers as a triumph of

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Does Odinga’s Petition against Kenyatta Victory Hold Water?

The National Super Alliance (NASA) on Friday set the battleground at the Supreme Court in a petition that seeks to annul President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. IEBC declared Uhuru the winner on August 11 with a 54 per cent against Raila's 44 per cent, hence avoiding a runoff. But Raila Odinga, in the

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KENYA ELECTIONS: Uhuru Kenyatta Declared Winner

Kenyan President and Jubilee Party candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of the 2017 Kenya Presidential elections beating, National Super Alliance (NASA) Presidential Candidate Raila Odinga. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared Ihuru Kenyatta winner with 54.3% of the total votes cast, while his rival Raila Odinga got 44.7%. This

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Actress Lupita Nyong’o’s Father Elected Kisumu Governor

Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong’o’s father, Prof. Anyanga Nyong’o has been elected Governor for Kisumu County in Kenya. Prof. Anyanga Nyong’o who ran under the National Super Alliance (NASA) defeated his rivals Jackton Ramguma and Christine Otieno to win the seat. He garnered 252, 490 represent 63% of the total votes. Jackton Ramguma got

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#KenyaDecides: Election Results Trickle in, Vote Counting Ongoing

Heavy investment in electronic results transmission system has shown the first signs of bearing fruit after the presidential results started trickling in 30 minutes after voting ended. The live figures running on the electoral commission's results portal is giving Uhuru Kenyatta of Jubilee a slight edge over his fierce challenger Raila

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Woman Gives Birth Lining Up, Man Dies After Voting

  A heavily pregnant Paulina Chemanang was feeling fine as she left to vote early at a polling station in remote West Pokot country, she told local radio Capital FM. “I had no labour pains, and they just came as soon as I arrived here. I was not feeling anything since yesterday,”

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