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September 21, 2017 6:39 AM President Uhuru cleared over August polls

Supreme Court judges absolved President Uhuru Kenyatta from any blame in the August 8 General Election, as they gave their reasons for annulling last month’s presidential vote results. Although Chief Justice David Maraga, his deputy Philomena Mwilu, and justices Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola, who gave a majority judgement, ruled that the electoral

September 20, 2017 9:34 AM Kenya Supreme Court criticizes election board in verdict on polls

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticized the election board for its performance in last month’s annulled presidential election. Voters are anxious to find out whether the vote was voided on procedural grounds or whether

September 20, 2017 5:29 AM Police barricade roads near Supreme Court ahead of full ruling

Roads near Supreme Court in Nairobi were Wednesday morning barricaded ahead of the release of full judgment of the nullified presidential polls. Anti-riot police were positioned on City Hall Way, Taifa Road and part of Wabera Street directing away motorists and pedestrians. A huge police barricade was also placed outside the Supreme Court signaling no through

September 19, 2017 3:21 AM Stop case against Waiguru, residents tell Karua

Hundreds of Kirinyaga residents Monday demonstrated at the Kerugoya High Court demanding that Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua withdraws an election petition she filed against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru. Tension was high for the better part of morning as the demonstrators attempted to storm the court where the case was set for hearing. The protestors 2

September 18, 2017 4:56 PM Former Funyula MP ditches NASA for Jubilee as DP Ruto hits out at Raila Odinga

Former Funyula MP and Busia Governor aspirant Dr Paul Otuoma has ditched the National Super Alliance (NASA) to support President Uhuru Kenyatta in the repeat presidential election slated for October 17. While welcoming Dr Otuoma to Jubilee on Monday, Deputy President William Ruto said the move will help cement the relationship between the party and people 1

September 18, 2017 4:00 PM IEBC to meet with Jubilee and NASA teams this week

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says it 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 1

September 18, 2017 3:08 PM Waiguru opposes Karua's 3-judge quest

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru wants the High Court to throw out an application by Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua seeking that her petition be heard by a three-judge bench. Ms Waiguru Monday argued that the application lacked merit and urged the Kerugoya High Court to dismiss it with costs. Through lawyers, Paul Nyamondi, Kamotho Waiganjo and Andrew

September 18, 2017 5:03 AM Kenya: Repeat Presidential Election Date May Be Changed

A decision on whether to change the date of the fresh presidential election might be made on Monday, when the electoral commission deliberates on a status report on the voter identification and result transmission kits. According to sources, however, the decision is not likely to be made public until Wednesday, when the Independent Electoral and Boundaries 1

September 18, 2017 4:03 AM Court ruling raises hopes of women in Kenyan politics

Buoyed by record gains in last month’s elections, Kenyan activists say they hope the nation’s top court will enforce women’s rights to better political representation, following the surprise decision to nullify the presidential election. Kenya’s highest court made history in Africa on September 1 by ordering a rerun of its presidential election, saying 1

September 17, 2017 9:02 PM Raila plotting to disrupt elections: Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto claims Opposition candidate Raila Odinga was either plotting a coup or chaos to disrupt the October 17 presidential elections. He said the stand by the National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders that they will not allow the repeat election to take place until major poll reforms are implemented is an indication they have 'planned