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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 47

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 45

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 34

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 48

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 33

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 39

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 45

September 2, 2017 10:49 AM Kenyan court scraps presidential vote, Kenyatta calls for calm

On Friday, Kenya's Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win, citing irregularities, and ordered a new poll within 60 days NAIROBI - Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win, citing irregularities, and ordered a new poll within 60 days, an unprecedented move in Africa where governments often 68

September 2, 2017 9:59 AM Kenya faces ethnic tensions as fresh vote approaches

NAIROBI, Kenya — As gunfire and screams rang out in her Nairobi neighborhood after last month’s disputed presidential election, Lucy Anyango stepped outdoors and across a tense ethnic divide. The member of Kenya’s Luo minority went to her friend Sheila Kariuki, an ethnic Kikuyu, and walked Kariuki’s two daughters to the safety of her own home amid threats 59

September 1, 2017 6:24 PM Kenya election: Kenyatta blasts court after vote annulled

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has branded judges in the country's Supreme Court "crooks" after they annulled his win in presidential elections. He earlier called for calm and said he would respect the ruling but struck a more combative note at a Nairobi rally. The court cited irregularities in last month's election and ordered a new one within 60 days. The poll had raised 62