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

Officials say Chris Msando, who was missing for three days and had key role in 8 August poll, was tortured and murdered. Jason Burke Africa correspondent. Mon 31 Jul 2017 12.03 EDT First published on Mon 31 Jul 2017 08.27 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...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 »

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 »

Kenya election official tortured, murdered before vote, officials say - Reuters

NAIROBI (Reuters) - 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. Kenyan Independent ...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 »

Police search for missing IEBC manager Msando - Daily Nation

A senior information, communication and technology manager at the electoral agency has disappeared. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission said Christopher Chege Msando could not be reached since Friday evening and urged calm as police try ...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 Is Killed on Eve of Vote - New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — A senior election official in Kenya was found dead Monday, intensifying anxiety over whether the country can hold a fair and peaceful vote next week in a tightly contested presidential election. Christopher Chege Musando, a senior ...and more »

Kenyans demand justice for murdered election official - Mail & Guardian Africa

Activists marched through Nairobi to protest against the murder of election commission official Christopher Msando just days ahead of the polls. A decade ago, disputed elections led to the nation's worst electoral violence that saw more than 1 000 ...and more »

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 »