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KENYA: President Kenyatta Meets Opposition Leader Raila Odinga

President Kenyatta on Friday morning held a surprise meeting with his political arch-rival and National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga at Harambee House in Nairobi. It was the first time the two were meeting face-to-face since their fallout following the hotly contested August 8, 2017 General Election and October 26,

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Raila Odinga Sworn in as ‘People’s President’ of Kenya

Kenyan Opposition leader Raila Odinga has today (January 30th, 2018) ‘sworn in’ as the ‘People’s President’ of the republic of Kenya at a ceremony at was held at Uhuru Park in Nairobi. Thousands of National Super Alliance (NASA) supporters flocked the venue to witness the swearing in ceremony as directed by

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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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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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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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End of Raila Odinga’s Political Career, and Odingaism?

Raila Odinga will not run again for president unless the Supreme Court demands a presidential election re-run. He has said as much in an interview with a British newspaper Financial Times. If the Supreme Court upholds the electoral commission’s declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election, it will probably mark the decline of

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Raila Odinga Rejects Presidential Election Results

The National Super Alliance (NASA) has disputed preliminary presidential results as released by the electoral commission. Presidential candidate Raila Odinga early Wednesday termed the outcome that saw him trail Uhuru Kenyatta by more than one million votes as "sham, fictitious and fake". Mr Odinga said the results were the "work of a

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