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September 20, 2017 2:55 PM Senator Mutula predicts jail term for Chebukati, Chiloba

Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior has given his early breakdown of the Supreme Court full judgment, predicting a possible jail term for two of the IEBC officials Wafula Chebukati and Ezra Chiloba for contempt of court and violation of the Election offence act. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court judges gave a detailed account on their decision to annul

September 20, 2017 2:50 PM Blame for nullified poll lies squarely on IEBC: Supreme Court

By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 – The Supreme Court on Wednesday laid bare its reasons for – by a majority – declaring the August 8 presidential election and the result thereof, null and void. Chief Justice David Maraga, his deputy Philomena Mwilu, judges Isaac Lenaola and Smokin Wanjala (in absentia) sought to show why elections are more than just about

September 20, 2017 1:08 PM IEBC meeting with parties put off to await full Supreme Court ruling

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has postponed a meeting with the Jubilee Party and National Super Alliance to allow time for the consideration of issues arising from a detailed Supreme Court ruling on the annulment of the August 8 presidential election, due Wednesday. Commission

September 20, 2017 12:35 PM Kenya's Top Court Flays Electoral Body Over Botched Election

Kenya’s top court delivered a stringing rebuke of the nation’s electoral commission, identifying a litany of failures in its handling of last month’s botched presidential elections and describing its explanations for the failure of its systems as unacceptable. The Supreme Court ruled the Aug. 8 election unlawful on Sept. 1, and ordered a rerun. A five-judge

September 20, 2017 9:42 AM Police and protestors forced to flee the Supreme Court after bees attack them

Police and protesters have been forced to flee after they were attacked by bees outside the Supreme Court. An unconscious disabled beggar has been evacuated by St John's Ambulance attendants after he got stung by bees outside the Supreme Court. This has happened during the full presidential elections ruling the Supreme Court of Kenya. Jubilee Party 2

September 20, 2017 9:30 AM Reasons why presidential election was declared invalid, court gives full verdict

The Supreme Court Wednesday read out a substantial part of its full verdict on the August 8 presidential election petition. In his opening remarks, Chief Justice David Maraga said the five judges would only read out the main parts of their judgment to which lawyers representing all the parties in the petition agreed. On the bench were five judges. Chief

September 20, 2017 7:16 AM Leaked memos reveal infighting in electoral body

The electoral commission is yet again embroiled in an intense in-house fighting even as the country waits for the detailed judgement from the Supreme Court on why it nullified win by President Uhuru Kenyatta. In the memo, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairperson Wafula Chebukati ordered for the suspension of the ICT director James

September 18, 2017 11:11 AM Kenya October 17 election date in limbo

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will meet the Jubilee and NASA teams this week to brief them on the preparedness for the fresh presidential election even as the 17th of October date remains in doubt. The Commission is said to be considering a possible push of the date to the end of October due to logistical challenges

September 17, 2017 2:29 PM Raila: Why IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba must quit before repeat presidential elections

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has led his colleagues in launching what they described as a campaign to force out electoral officials they accused of bungling the August 8 elections. The National Super Alliance said it will embark on nationwide rallies to explain there will be no repeat presidential elections on October 17 as announced by the Independent

September 17, 2017 12:56 PM NASA dismisses self-audit by French firm

National Super Alliance principals led by Raila Odinga have dismissed self-audit OT Morpho, the French company that provided ICT Service to IEBC that its servers were not hacked. Addressing journalists Sunday morning at a Nairobi hotel, the leaders said the company is in the list of irreducible demands calling on IEBC to look for another company to provide 1