Kenya vote in balance as crisis deepens

NAIROBI. – Kenya lurched deeper into political crisis yesterday as a court ruling and a parliamentary vote appeared to ease Uhuru Kenyatta’s path to a second term as president, a day after his rival quit an election they were to contest. Kenyatta and Raila Odinga were due to face off in a repeat election on October…
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Kenyatta supporters stage protests

NAIROBI. – Hundreds of Jubilee supporters held demonstrations outside the Supreme Court in the capital Nairobi, accusing the country’s top court of “stealing their victory”. The supporters also held demonstrations in Nakuru, Kikuyu, Nyeri and Eldoret towns. Waving placards, the demonstrators, mostly youths, accused the judges of rendering an illegal judg- ment. They said the court…
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ZEC allays fears of Kenya-gate in Zim •BVR training workshop underway •Makarau stresses adherence to the law

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter— The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says it will conduct next year’s elections in accordance with the country’s electoral laws as it has always done to avoid the Kenyan scenario where presidential election results were nullified last week.Speaking during the official opening of the five-day BVR Master trainers and Technicians’ training workshop…
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Kenyatta re-election nullified

NAIROBI. – The Supreme Court in Kenya has nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. A seven-judge bench, by majority decision, yesterday found that the electoral commission failed to conduct the polls according to the Constitution and Elections Act. “Elections is not an event but an process. After considering the totality of the entire evidence,…
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