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Kenyan Election Official Found Dead Ahead Of Presidential Vote - NPR

The man in charge of Kenya's electronic voting system was found dead days before citizens will cast their ballots for president on Aug. 8. Christopher Msando was the IT director of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. His body was found ...and more »

Kenyan election official killed days before vote - CNN International

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) A senior Kenyan election official has been found dead just days before the country goes to the polls. Chris Msando was head of information technology for Kenya's Integrated Electoral Management System. His department was ...and more »

A senior Kenyan election official has been found dead a week before the presidential poll - Quartz

A senior electoral official in Kenya has been found dead, with one of his arms cut off, eight days before Kenyans go to the polls to elect their next president. The official, Chris Msando, was found in Kikuyu town, outside of Nairobi, according to ...and more »

Kenya: Investigate Electoral Official's Killing - Human Rights Watch

(Nairobi) – Kenyan authorities should urgently investigate the abduction and killing of a high-level official of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Human Rights Watch said today. A family member said police had taken the body ...and more »

Kenyan election official 'tortured and murdered' as fears of violence grow - The Guardian

Fears of electoral violence in Kenya rose on Monday after colleagues of a senior Kenyan election official who was found dead said he had been tortured and murdered. The body of Chris Msando, the head of information, communication and technology at the ...and more »

?Slain IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando had reported death threats to police - The Standard

Slain IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando had reported to police that his life was in danger after unknown people sent threatening messages to him. Police spokesman Charles Owino said he is one of those who advised him to seek police help after he informed ...and more »

Kenyan election official was tortured and murdered in week before general election, say officials - The Independent

A senior Kenyan election official was found murdered on Monday, three days after he went missing, poll officials said, as opposition leaders warned the killing could plunge next week's national vote into turmoil. Chris Msando, the election board's head ...and more »

Kenya fears outburst of election violence - Deutsche Welle

After a top Kenyan election official was tortured and killed with just over a week to go until the elections, many fear more violence could be on the horizon. Kenyan elections have turned violent in the past. Error loading player: Could not load player ...and more »

Msando's death should not be in vain - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

At the City Mortuary where the body of Chris Msando, the slain Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT manager was lying could best be described as heartbreaking. In fact, the word heartbreaking doesn't adequately capture the ...and more »

Election official 'tortured and murdered' before vote - Aljazeera.com

An official charged with overseeing Kenya's electronic voting system has been found dead just days before the August 8 presidential election, according to the commission's chairman. The body of Chris Msando, a top information technology manager at the ...and more »