Tag Archives: Kenya election 2017

18 October 17

Kenyan police have killed 67 opposition supporters, rights groups say

Rights groups say police in Kenya have killed as many as 67 people across the country since August’s failed presidential election.

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16 October 17

Kenya bans protests as election crisis escalates

Kenya’s government has banned protests in three major cities as the country’s election crisis deepens.

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10 October 17

Kenya: Odinga pulls out of election repeat

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of Kenya’s election re-run later this month.

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07 October 17

DPP orders investigation into Raila, Kalonzo over election boycott threat

Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has ordered an investigation into opposition leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka.

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29 September 17

Kenya police fire tear gas at protesters against electoral commission

Police in Kenya fired tear gas at protestors on Tuesday during a demonstration against the country’s electoral commission.

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25 September 17

Is Kenya capable of getting election right the second time around?

Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court annulled August’s presidential election result and ruled a second should be held within 60 days. Kenya’s electoral commission, the IEBC, promptly set an October 17 to meet the court’s deadline for a re-run. However, doubts
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22 September 17

Kenya’s Supreme Court explains why it annulled election result

Kenya’s Supreme Court today explained why it annulled last month’s presidential election result.

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20 September 17

Kenya’s electronic voting system isn’t ready for election re-run

The firm behind Kenya’s new biometric voting system says it won’t be ready in time for the country’s election re-run.

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11 September 17

IEBC: Kenya’s election rerun will cost taxpayers $117 million

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says the country’s repeated presidential election will cost taxpayers an extra $117 million (around 12 billion shillings).

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05 September 17

Kenya: Supreme Court overrules Kenyatta election win, orders re-election

Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August 8 election win, ordering a fresh election be held in October.

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