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September 21, 2017 12:23 PM CBK disowns new currency notes circulating on social media

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has disowned new currency notes circulating in social media and says the process of rolling out currencies and coins with new features is ongoing. The bank had set September this year as the roll-out year of the new notes, but a tender for printing the new currency is yet to be awarded. Article 231(4) of the constitution bars the use of portraits

September 21, 2017 10:18 AM Nepalese celebrate transformation from kingdom to republic

Nepalese Embassy commemorates third anniversary of adoption of new constitution Abu Dhabi: As Nepalese in the UAE commemorated their National Day on Thursday, it was also an occasion to celebrate their reputation as a law-abiding and peaceful community, a senior diplomat told Gulf News on Wednesday. “Around 200,000-strong community is growing gradually

September 21, 2017 7:05 AM Kenya Supreme Court nixed election result after commission refused to allow investigation, judges say

NAIROBI, KENYA—Kenya’s Supreme Court said Wednesday it nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election largely because the electoral commission refused to allow an investigation of its computerized system that transmitted results. The court judges said because the electoral commission refused to allow scrutiny of its computer servers it had no option

September 21, 2017 7:05 AM Supreme Court delivers full judgment on presidential petition

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission – IEBC flouted the constitution by declaring the presidential results of the August 8th general elections without all the verified and scanned Forms 34A and Forms 34B . The Supreme Court also found the electoral commission in contempt of court after failing to heed to its orders

September 20, 2017 8:56 PM After one failed election, can Kenyans come together to make the redo succeed?

After Kenya’s Supreme Court invalidated last month’s election because of mass irregularities, President Uhuru Kenyatta was angry and pained. It was as if a thief had stolen his cow and he couldn’t get it back, Kenyatta said last week. He has declared that Kenya has “a problem” with the Supreme Court, calling the judges crooks who stole the election from him and threatening

September 20, 2017 5:08 PM NANJIRA: The choice of economic development over justice is unjust

As the initial excitement of the Supreme Court ruling starts to wane and as the full decision is published, some people will seek to cope through the familiar cynicism with which they navigate their citizenship. Others still might be propelled by the winds of change that blew on that historic day. All the reactions, as the people in whom they reside

September 20, 2017 2:50 PM Justice Ojwang: Errors in presidential results not enough to nullify elections

The presidential results announced by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) met all the required standards, a Supreme Court judge has said. Supreme Court judge Justice Jackton Ojwang in his full ruling on Wednesday said the errors that occurred during August 8 presidential elections were not enough to nullify elections. The Supreme

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 1

September 20, 2017 2:38 PM LIVE: Raila failed to prove his case — Judge Ojwang

A Supreme Court judge has given his reasons for giving a dissenting opinion on the petition that quashed President Kenyatta’s re-election. Justice Jackton Ojwang on Wednesday said the petitioner, Mr Raila Odinga, failed to prove his case. According to the judge, the election was conducted in an entirely credible manner and Mr Odinga’s “broad claims 1

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