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September 4, 2017 10:45 AM How Mahama & Co Got It Wrong In Kenya

The Supreme Court of Kenya last Friday annulled the results of the country’s last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities and illegalities, and consequently ordering a new election within 60 days. Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta had been declared the winner of the allegedly flawed elections by a margin of 1.4 million votes by the Independent 27

September 4, 2017 9:04 AM Apologise To Kenyans – Group To Mahama

The African Youth for Peaceful, Free and Fair Elections is calling on the former President John Dramani Mahama to render an unqualified apology to the people of Kenya, and other inhabitants of the African Continent for his ‘misguided and incompetent role’ during Kenya’s elections. Kenya’s presidential election has been annulled by the Supreme Court of the country 31

September 3, 2017 1:02 PM Kenya's ruling to nullify vote could influence other nations

Johannesburg - Few expected the landmark decision by Kenya's top court to invalidate the August 8 election victory by President Uhuru Kenyatta and order a new vote, an extraordinary turnaround that some observers believe could positively reverberate across Africa and even beyond. The role of the courts as a recourse for those who suspect an election 27

September 3, 2017 10:11 AM Stop Bashing Mahama, Other Observers Over Kenya Polls – Akwetey

Attacks against observer missions who monitored Kenya’s polls are uncalled for, Executive Director of the Institute for Democratic Governance, Emmanuel Akwetey has said. Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday annulled the presidential election held in August after it argued it was not held in accordance with the constitution. The court has ordered that a new election 20

September 3, 2017 6:05 AM Odinga rejected Mahama’s advice to petition court – Emmanuel Akwetey

Dr. Akwetey recounted that international observers and their leaders could neither investigate the hacking claims made by Raila Odinga or stop the declaration of election results. “The two leaders however engaged the IEBC [Kenya’s electoral body] and reported back to observers and the international media the IEBC had rejected the allegations by Raila 19

September 2, 2017 10:30 PM BRACE HERO ON CLOUD 9

ZAMBIA striker Brian Mwila is delighted to score goals that ended Algeria’s 35-year dominance over the Chipolopolo. “I am delighted to have scored two goals. I was really looking forward to helping my country in a crucial match,” Mwila, who turns up for South African side Platinum Stars, said in an interview. Mwila netted four goals for the national 48

September 2, 2017 9:36 PM Kenya polls: Mahama advised Odinga to go to court – Akwetey

An observer in the controversial Kenyan elections Dr. Emmanuel Akwetey has jumped to the defence of former President John Mahama following the attacks directed at him after Kenya’s Supreme Court declared the polls null and void on Friday. Mr. Mahama, who led a team of ECOWAS observers to monitor the polls, has been trolled on social media for describing 29

September 2, 2017 4:36 PM Kenya polls: Stop bashing Mahama, other observers – Akwetey

Attacks against observer missions who monitored Kenya’s polls are uncalled for, Executive Director of Institute for Democratic Governance, Emmanuel Akwetey has said. Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday annulled the presidential election held in August after it argued it was not held in accordance with the constitution. Many have since taken on various heads 20

September 2, 2017 2:09 PM Why did Kenya's Supreme Court annul the elections?

In the face of international pressure to ignore flagrant electoral violations, the court decided to stick to democracy. Democracy is a marathon, and Kenya just delivered one of the most decisive victories for African democracy in recent history. Marathons are, after all, our thing. In a 4-2 decision, the Supreme Court determined that the recently concluded 24

September 2, 2017 12:13 PM Kenyan president, election overturned by court, attacks judiciary

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday the country has “a problem” with its judiciary that must be fixed. He was speaking a day after the Supreme Court annulled his election win last month and ordered a new poll within 60 days. “We shall revisit this thing. We clearly have a problem,” he said, referring to the judiciary 24