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Top Kenya election official 'tortured and murdered' - New Vision

A top official overseeing Kenya's electronic voting system was found tortured to death just over a week before national polls, the election commission's chairman said Monday. Rights groups reacted with outrage, with one saying the victim had received ...and more »

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 ...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 »

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 »

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 »

Kenyans demand justice for murdered election official - Deutsche Welle

Rights activists marched through the streets of Nairobi to protest against the murder of election commission official Christopher Msando just days ahead of the polls. Dozens of Kenyans came together on Tuesday to protest the murder of Christopher ...and more »

Concern grows over vote disruption after slaying of Kenyan election official - CBC.ca

Kenya's president said Tuesday he is "deeply shocked" by the torture and killing of an election official who was crucial to next week's presidential vote, while concerns grew that the election again will face dangerous unrest. President Uhuru Kenyatta ...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 »

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 »

IEBC ICT manager Chris Musando found dead - The Star, Kenya

IEBC ICT manager Chris Musando during a press conference at their Anniversary Towers office in Nairobi, July 6, 2017. /MONICAH MWANGI. Missing IEBC ICT manager Chris Musando was found dead in Kikuyu and the body taken to City Mortuary in Nairobi ...and more »