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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 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 1

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 20, 2017 5:54 AM 11 critical questions still linger after Chebukati orders suspension of IEBC ICT boss

On Tuesday, September 19th 2017, a memo from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, ordering for the firing of ICT boss James Muhati leaked to the media. Though the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati was quick to state that the leaked document was an internal issue and was still under discussion by the Commission, several questions still linger

September 17, 2017 12:56 PM Deputy President William Ruto attacks NASA leader Raila Odinga in a tweet

Deputy President William Ruto has launched a scathing attack on the National Super Alliance (NASA) leader, Raila Odinga, hours after his (Raila) media address at the Panari Hotel in Nairobi. In a tweet, DP Ruto asked how long the former Prime Minister would take to accept defeat in elections. “For how long will one man, unable to win elections, continue

September 17, 2017 11:41 AM Kenya Election Rerun In Doubt As Acrimony Deepens

Doubts are growing over Kenya’s ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say. Bickering on all sides and confusion over the process have only increased as the clock ticks down to the October 17 vote, called after the Supreme Court annulled 2

September 17, 2017 10:20 AM Raila Odinga: Ezra Chiloba answered Chebukati memo and gave it to DP William Ruto

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has linked Deputy President William Ruto to the squabbles that have befallen the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission following the nullified presidential poll. Raila wondered why Kenyans would trust the IEBC as currently constituted to conduct another poll, claiming that there were individuals in the electoral

September 13, 2017 6:26 PM Chiloba speaks on August 8 poll, memo

IEBC Chief Executive Ezra Chiloba has defended the commission’s handling of the nullified August 8 presidential election, saying it did its best and the “minor errors” should not have led to its cancellation. Mr Chiloba, who spoke exclusively to NTV’s Sidebar, defended the integrity of the poll, saying IEBC servers were not hacked while accepting blame

September 12, 2017 4:47 AM Kenya: Bishop Rotich Helps 'Fix' IEBC Problems

Electoral Commission chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba was last evening thrust back into the team that will manage the fresh presidential election on October 17, after a church-mediated retreat in Naivasha. IEBC officials were locked up at the Great Rift Valley Lodge in Naivasha for more than 10 hours on Monday in a meeting -- said to be heated -- following 2

September 11, 2017 8:17 PM Church leader helps broker IEBC peace deal

Electoral Commission chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba was last evening thrust back into the team that will manage the fresh presidential election on October 17, after a church-mediated retreat in Naivasha. IEBC officials were locked up at the Great Rift Valley Lodge in Naivasha for more than 10 hours on Monday in a meeting — said to be heated — following 2