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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 »

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 »

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 »

Kenya Supreme Court Nullifies Presidential Election - New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — In a historic ruling and a first in Africa, Kenya's Supreme Court nullified on Friday the re-election of a sitting president, ordering a new vote to be held within 60 days after finding that the outcome last month had been tainted by ...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 ...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 »

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 »

Kenya's supreme court has annulled last month's presidential election and called for a new vote - Quartz

Kenya's supreme court has declared the results of last month's presidential election invalid and ordered a new vote. Incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta won 54% of the now-nullified vote, defeating opposition leader Raila Odinga. “The presidential election was ...and more »

Kenya: The Election & the Cover-Up - The New York Review of Books

Kenyans waiting to vote in the presidential election, Gatundu, Kenya, August 8, 2017. On August 8, millions of Kenyans formed long, orderly lines outside polling stations across the country to vote in presidential and local elections. Kenya is ...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 »