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Kenya third country in the world and first in Africa to annul a presidential election - The Standard

Kenya on Friday made history in the electoral sphere as the only fourth country to have a presidential election nullified by the courts. Other countries that have had presidential elections nullified are Austria and the Maldives, an island nation in ...and more »

Supreme Court quashes Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election - Daily Nation

The Supreme Court has nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. A six-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday indicted the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), saying it conducted the elections contrary to the ...and more »

Uhuru breathes fire, goes after Maraga and Raila in rally - Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto launched the second round of their re-election campaign in Nakuru by accusing Supreme Court judges of colluding with the opposition to rule in their favour. The Jubilee Party leaders had no kind ...and more »

Kenya's election redo displays history, impunity at the ballot box - The Hill (blog)

Within hours of the Kenyan Supreme Court nullifying the August 8 presidential election, incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta was back on the campaign trail. In crowded streets in Nairobi's, he rallied his supporters to be ready to vote again when fresh ...and more »

President Uhuru says he will respect ruling on Raila's petition - The Standard

Nairobi, Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta says he disagrees with Supreme Court ruling but will respect it. He has urged Kenyans to maintain peace and shun tribalism. “I respect the Supreme Court's decision but I don't agree with it... Millions of ...and more »

IEBC in daylong crisis meeting following Supreme Court edict - Daily Nation

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati (centre), his Vice Chair Connie Maina (right) and Commissioner Roselyne Akombe. The commissioners were Saturday held in a daylong meeting following the ruling by Supreme ...and more »

Kenyan supreme court annuls Uhuru Kenyatta election victory - The Guardian

Six-judge bench rules 4-2 in favour of petition filed by rival candidate Raila Odinga and orders new vote within 60 days. Jason Burke Africa correspondent. Fri 1 Sep 2017 12.39 EDT First published on Fri 1 Sep 2017 05.25 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Kenya media hail 'bombshell' court ruling to annul vote - Daily Nation

NAIROBI. Kenya's press on Saturday praised the Supreme Court decision to annul last month's presidential poll as a hard-fought victory for the rule of law, and sign of a maturing democracy. Pointing to widespread irregularities in the electronic ...and more »

20 Western envoys welcome Supreme Court ruling, call for fair election - The Standard

By Jacob Ngetich | Published Sat, September 2nd 2017 at 00:33, Updated September 2nd 2017 at 00:38 GMT +3. SHARE THIS ARTICLE. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. United State of America Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec. In summary. Twenty Western ...and more »

Why attempt to remove IEBC commissioners is not tenable if polls are to be held in 60 days - The Standard

An attempt to reconstitute the current electoral commission for bungling the presidential elections will hit snag or create a constitutional crisis if it succeeds. The constitutional provisions governing the removal of the commissioners and the role of ...and more »