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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 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 6:39 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 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 Justice Njoki Ndung’u: Judges had no basis to overturn the will of the voter

Supreme Court judge Njoki Ndung’u criticised the nullification of the presidential election without scrutiny of ballots to verify the claims of rigging. Njoki who alongside Justice Jackton Ojwang dissented with the majority decision to invalidate President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, argued that the will of the voter is supreme and in the absence of evidence 2

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

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