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September 21, 2017 9:45 AM Kenyans celebrate KBC journalist for saving disabled man

Victor Muyakane, a Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC ) journalist has been hailed a hero for putting his life in line of duty to save a disabled beggar who was being stung by bees outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon. The attack occurred while judges of the Supreme Court were delivering a detailed judgment on the Presidential petition filed 1

September 21, 2017 8:37 AM Raila: I’ll win repeat presidential poll

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga has exuded confidence that he will win the fresh presidential poll set for October 17. However, Mr Odinga maintained that he will only participate in the poll if all the orders by the Supreme Court are adhered to. “I am not afraid to face Uhuru Kenyatta in the repeat poll. However I will not go into an election 1

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 21, 2017 7:05 AM IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules

The use of technology cannot be lowered to just a vehicle which has no significance in the authenticity of the final vote, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. The majority judges found that the application of technology in the electoral process was meant to reassure Kenyans that the final result was not manipulated. The judges based this verdict on the Kriegler

September 21, 2017 6:59 AM Justice Ojwang’ trolled on social media after reading his detailed ruling for hours

Justice JB Ojwang was the centre of attention after he read his detailed ruling on the presidential election petition for more than 3 hours. Judges of the Supreme Court of Kenya, led by Chief Justice David Maraga on 20th September 2017 delivered the full ruling on the presidential election petition. The Supreme Court of Kenya became the first court in Africa’s

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 21, 2017 4:46 AM Hold Raila’s passport: MP tells government to withhold NASA leader’s travel documents

Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa has called on the national government to withhold National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga’s passport ahead of the repeat presidential poll. Mr Barasa said Raila was likely to cause chaos then flee the country. He said he would sponsor a Bill in Parliament to ensure that Raila surrendered his passport before the election 1

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 5:20 PM Our peers erred in taking such drastic action: Njoki, Ojwang

By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 – Supreme Court judges Njoki Ndung’u and Jackton Ojwang on Wednesday detailed the reasons why they hold that their colleagues on the bench erred in ordering for a fresh presidential poll. Both Ndung’u and Ojwang found that Raila Odinga failed to prove his case that the August 8 presidential election was so fundamentally