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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 '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 »

Kenyan election IT head Chris Msando found dead - BBC News

The man in charge of Kenya's computerised voting system has been found dead just days before the 8 August elections. Chris Msando, an electoral commission IT manager, had gone missing on Friday. "There was no doubt he was tortured and murdered," said ...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 »

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 »

?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 »

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. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Missing IEBC ICT manager Chris Musando was found dead in Kikuyu and ...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 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 »

Kenya election official tortured, killed days before vote - Chicago Tribune

Women pray out loud at an evangelical pre-election prayer rally for peace, in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 30, 2017. Kenyans are due to go to the polls on Aug. 8. to vote in presidential elections after a tightly-fought race between incumbent President ...and more »