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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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Museveni Congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on Re-Election

Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has congratulated Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as Kenyan President. Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday evening declared Ihuru Kenyatta winner of Tuesday’s election with 54.3% of the total votes cast, while his rival Raila Odinga got 44.7%. In his congratulatory message, Museveni noted

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S. Sudan Gov’t Disclaims Kiir Adviser Ateny’s Comments on Kenya Elections

South Sudan government has disowned comments in which a presidential spokesperson, Ateny Wek Ateny urged Kenya’s opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga Jaramogi to concede defeat before the final results were announced. The cabinet affairs minister, Martin Elia Lomuro said comments attributed to Ateny were his personal opinions. “As the government and the

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IEBC Clears Kenyatta, Odinga to Stand for President

It is now official that President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition kingpin Raila Odinga are candidates in the August 2017 presidential poll. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has Monday cleared the duo, sons to Kenya’s founding fathers: Kenya’s first president Jomo Kenyatta and pioneer vice president Jaramogi Odinga. Kenyatta will stand

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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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