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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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Raila Odinga Warns Civil Servants against Campaigning for Rival Uhuru Kenyatta

Opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has vowed to sack all civil servants campaigning for rival and incumbent Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta if he (Odinga) wins the August 2017 presidential poll. On Sunday, State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu defended cabinet secretaries (ministers) and principal secretaries (permanent secretaries) that have

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IEBC Warns Raila Odinga against Plans to Set up Parallel Tallying Centre

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned National Super Alliance (Nasa) over a plan to set up a parallel tallying centre and declare their own results from the general elections slated for August. On Sunday Nasa revealed that their alliance would set up the centre, an announcement that reminds

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Cracks Emerge in Kenya’s Opposition Alliance Five Months to Election

Five months to the polls, the National Super Alliance is in turmoil and facing an acrimonious split that could hand victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta. Despite a facade of unity and camaraderie among the four NASA affiliates, Wiper yesterday declared either Wiper boss Kalonzo Musyoka is named the alliance presidential candidate

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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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