Don't approve changes to election laws, KNCHR tells Uhuru - Daily Nation

KNCHR Vice Chairman George Morara addresses a press briefing at the commision's offices in Nairobi on December 24, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. In a press conference in Nairobi, KNCHR Vice Chair ...

President Kenyatta's Christmas message to Kenyans - Citizen TV (press release)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a Christmas message to the nation reminding Kenyans that it is time for reconciliation, love and compassion. In a statement to newsrooms, the Head of State said: “As Christians, we believe that on this day, God sent ...

Kenya opposition rebukes amendments to voting law - RFI

Members of the opposition in Kenya stormed out of parliament this week, after a fight erupted during heated debate over a controversial new election bill. Kenya's ruling Jubilee party faced a bitter backlash from the opposition CORD coalition when ...

Uhuru Kenyatta: Let us reconcile the nation this festive season ahead of 2017 - The Standard (press release)

President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked Kenyans to use this festive season to reconcile the nation before heading to the polls. As the political temperatures rise, President Kenyatta said Kenyans should take these holidays to reconcile that what remains ...

KNCHR joins call against elections laws, pushes for dialogue - The Star, Kenya

A file photo of Kenya National Commission on Human Rights vice chairman George Morara. /CHARLES KIMANI. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. A human rights watchdog has joined the list of those urging the government to reject election ...

KNCHR tells Uhuru to seek dialogue on election law - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 24 – The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to call for dialogue in the ongoing stalemate over the newly passed election law. The Commission's Vice ...

Governors mount pressure for Uhuru to reject questionable election laws - The Star, Kenya

A file photo of Council of Governors chairman Peter Munya., who is the Meru county chief. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Pressure is mounting for President Uhuru Kenyatta not to sign election laws amendments which were passed by ...

Senate special sitting to debate contentious election law - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 24 – The Senate will on Wednesday next week hold a special sitting to debate the recently passed Elections (Amendment) Bill. The sitting called by Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro will being at 10am.

UNDP: We do not intend to influence outcome of Elections in Kenya - Hivisasa.com

The United Nations Development Programme has joined other non-governmental organisations operating in the country in discrediting President Uhuru Kenyatta's claims of planning to interfere with the outcome of next year's polls. In a statement sent to ...

Governors tell Uhuru not to assent to electoral laws amendments - Citizen TV (press release)

Governors have faulted the National Assembly for amending the Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015 to reinstate the manual voter identification and transmission of election results. Through their Council of Governors chairman, Peter Munya, the governors ...

Protests as Kenyan parliament approves contentious election laws - News Ghana

Lawmakers from major opposition parties in Kenya on Thursday staged a walkout from a parliamentary session to protest the passage of a contentious legal provision that allows use of manual voting in case the electronic system failed. The opposition ...

2 million votes used to rig 2013 election - Raila - The Star, Kenya

Cord leader Raila Odinga has for the first time provided a detailed account of how he says Jubilee rigged and stole the 2013 election. The establishment jammed the electronic results transmission system and stuffed ballot boxes with two million extra ...

Kenyans won't sit, wait as polls rigged and stolen – Mudavadi - The Star, Kenya

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi has warned President Uhuru Kenyatta that Kenyans will not sit and watch tampering with the credibility of the 2017 polls. He told the President on Thursday there is no justification in leading a lawless country. Mudavadi ...

Clergy warn Uhuru Kenyatta against signing the election laws - ZIPO.CO.KE

A section of Kenyans is mounting pressure on President Uhuru Kenyatta not to assent to changes made to the election laws by Jubilee MPs on Thursday, December 22. Country's religious leaders and a section of the political elite caution that the ...

Do not sign changes in election laws, they don't reflect Kenyans' wishes, Uhuru told - The Star, Kenya

Kanu yesterday warned President Uhuru Kenyatta not to sign the electoral amendments or it will join Cord during the January 4 demonstrations. Party secretary general Nick Salat said the new amendments do not represent the views of Kenyans and were ...

Election law changes 'may trigger post-poll chaos' - The Star, Kenya

Religious leaders have urged President Uhuru Kenyatta (pictured) to avert plunging the country into another round of political violence in 2017. The National Council of Churches of Kenya and Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims condemned the manner in ...

Pressure mounting on Uhuru not to sign election Bill into law - Daily Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta at the official opening of the German manufacturer Volkswagen's production line at Kenya Vehicle Manufactures in Thika, Kiambu on December 21, 2016. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...

Uhuru threatened to sack speaker Muturi on phone - Raila - Hivisasa.com

Speaker Justin Muturi. Opposition leader Raila Odinga says he was threatened with the sack if he did not contravene house rules in making changes to the Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2016. Cord leader, Raila Odinga says Speaker Justin Muturi was ...

Uhuru is afraid of losing in 2017 - Cord MP - Hivisasa.com

Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa. He has dismissed claims by Jubilee that Cord plans to rig the 2017 general elections. Kiminini MP Chris Wamalwa has rubbished claims by the Jubilee Party that the opposition is plotting to rig the 2017 general elections. The ...

Raila: It doesn't have to be Kalonzo, Wetangula or me - Hivisasa.com

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party Leader Raila Odinga has said that their main agenda for coming together is to save Kenyans from the misrule of the Jubilee government. Odinga insisted that it did no matter who the opposition would field as their ...