IEBC

Clashes erupt after discovery of 4 bodies in Nairobi slum

The discovery of 4 bodies in a Nairobi slum sparks clashes between Kenyan police and opposition supporters.

Africa

IEBC is no church choir to sing from the same hymnbook

Much has been made of the differences within the electoral commission.

Kenya

Kenya:Supreme Court Ruling Due October 20 as Petitions Conclude

(Photo: Capital FM)NairobiThe Supreme Court has concluded the hearing of presidential petitions challenging the validity of the October 26 …

Judiciary

Githu ‘proposal’ for a medal to laud IEBC rubs lawyer wrong way

AG said the poll agency had done a stellar job.

Kenya

Supreme Court Ready to Deliver Kenya's Poll Petition Ruling

As experts sort through the historic repeat presidential election's aftermath, the involvement of data analysis companies has reportedly raised …

Raila Odinga

DOLAN: Courts, elections will not cure Kenya

In Summary<p>Kenyans are discovering that a menu of weak institutions and overdependence on the courts cannot address the nation’s major …

Raila Odinga

Kenya: Lawyers Urge Supreme Court to Annul Repeat Election

Lawyers for various parties at the Supreme Court on November 15, 2017 during proceedings of petitions seeking to nullify the October 26 repeat …

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya Stares at Bleak 2018 Outlook in Election Mess Aftermath

Kenya is facing an economic storm in 2018 in the aftermath of two disputed elections.<p>Saddled with the triple threat of austerity measures to pay for …

Economy

Kenya: Supreme Court Locks Ruling Party, Opposition Out of Case

Chief Justice David Maraga speaks at the Supreme Court during the pre-trial hearing of election petitions on November 14, 2017.<p>The National Super …

Kenya:Odinga - Kenya is Hurtling Towards Dictatorship

[East African] Opposition leader Raila Odinga delivered a defiant and aggrieved address on Thursday at a Washington think tank, warning that Kenya is …

Africa

The Future of Kenya's Democracy Is Hanging in the Balance

Civil-society crackdowns. Police killings. A restive electorate. Can America’s top ally in east Africa ward off authoritarianism?<p>NAIROBI, Kenya—The police officers, dressed in their military greens, were so well-armed they could have been preparing for a war. On the morning of October 26<b>,</b> they …

Africa

Kenya: Poll Court Case - Country's Make-or-Break Moment

From left: President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chief Justice David Maraga, accompanied by their wives, attend a service at All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi, on …

Judiciary

Nasa's battle against envoys intensifies

In Summary<p>Mr Mudavadi narrowed down to Mr Robert Godec, the US ambassador, and UK High Commissioner Nic Hailey.<br>• The envoys also tried to intervene as …

Kenya

Kenya:Supreme Court Repeat Election Cases - What to Expect

(Photo: Capital FM)Supreme Court judges will sit at 11am for a pre-trial conference before embarking on a marathon hearing of the three petitions in …

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kidero asks to join suit against Sonko

In Summary<p>Dr Kidero says he has a stake in the petition as he ran for governor against Mr Mike Sonko.<br>• But the governor questions why Dr Kidero did not …

Kenya

MP Peter Kaluma drafts Bill for secession of 40 counties

Mr Kaluma wants the 40 counties to breakaway and form People’s Republic of Kenya.

Africa

Kenya:Arrest Warrants Issued for Outa, Ruth Odinga for Skipping Court

[Capital FM] Kisumu -Warrants of arrest have been issued for Kisumu Senator Fred Outa and former Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga for failing to appear …

IEBC broke law in conducting October 26 poll: Harun Mwau

IEBC should conduct a fresh election and begin with nominations, he says.

Kenya

Kenya: Any Outcome Is Possible in Petition, Including Annulment

A voter casts their ballot in the October 26 presidential poll.<p>opinion<p>Two numbers remain a source of discomfort for President Uhuru Kenyatta as he …

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya:Supreme Court, IEBC and Why Political Crisis Won't End Soon

(Photo: Jeff Angote/The Nation)There is little doubt that the next weeks will be bring immeasurable pressure on the judges of the Supreme Court as …

Judiciary

Kenya: Opposition's Odinga Seeks US Help to End Political Impasse

Nasa leader Raila Odinga addresses his supporters at a rally.<p>Nasa leader Raila Odinga yesterday asked Kenya's international partners to engage the …

Raila Odinga

Kenyan Opposition Leader: Election Could Tear Nation Apart

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga told an audience in Washington Thursday that Kenyans are so upset over the presidential election that they are …

Africa

Kenya: Siaya County First to Endorse Opposition's People's Assembly Motion

Nasa leader Raila Odinga addressing supporters at Uhuru Park on October 25, 2017.<p>Nairobi — Siaya County Assembly on Wednesday became the first …

Africa

'Paupers' back in court over Uhuru win

In Summary<p>He also said the petition failed to meet the threshold of filing presidential election petition.<p>But on Tuesday, 27-year-old George Bush and …

Kenya

The 4 petitions against Uhuru win

In Summary<p>One of them was, however, rejected by the Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court Daniel ole Keiwua because the petitioners failed to follow …

Kenya

Kenya:Back to Supreme Court as Two Petitions Challenge Kenyatta's Win

(Photo: Raphael Njoroge/The Nation)NairobiThree petitioners now want the October 26 fresh presidential election invalidated over what they term as …

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya: Petition Filed to Challenge Kenyatta's Election Victory

A box containing documents of the presidential election petition by Harun Mwau are taken to the Supreme Court on November 6, 2017.<p>The Supreme Court …

Africa

Waweru Gatonye to lead IEBC lawyers in repeat poll petition

IEBC replaces some of its lawyers in the August petition as it set up new team.

Kenya

Kenya:Presidential Petition - the Timeline

[Nation] Monday, October 6, marks the end of the period within which any party dissatisfied with the October 26 repeat presidential election can …

Uhuru Kenyatta

What Went Wrong With Kenya’s Elections?

President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga’s impasse over the 2017 election has cast a shadow on Kenya’s future.<p>In the decade …

Africa