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I can’t guarantee credible poll on October 26 – Kenya’s EC chief

In Summary At one time, on the fifth page of the speech, it looked like it was a done deal: The 56-year-old University of Nairobi law graduate was on his way out. Then, in the last two paragraphs of the speech that had all the tones of a man giving up, though with a tinge of “I can still do it” attitude, Mr Chebukati turned the tide: He was not going anywhere, after all. NAIROBI. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati says under the current conditions and with a divided commission, he cannot guarantee the credibility of October 26 repeat presidential...

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How Kenya’s Supreme Court became first in Africa to overturn presidential election

  By Charles Onyango-Obbo On September 1, Kenya’s Supreme Court overturned the August 8 election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, and ordered that a new vote be held within 60 days. Following the August 8 election, opposition leader Raila Odinga filed a challenge in the Supreme Court, alleged the vote had been rigged. The court, however, ruled that President Kenyatta’s hands were largely clean. While presidential results have been overturned in Africa before, they have been by military juntas or pro-government courts, egged on by an incumbent refusing to concede defeat to the opposition – for example – in Nigeria...

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Raila Odinga yateye utwatsi itariki y’amatora muri Kenya

Udinga umaze igihe ahatanira kuyobora Kenya (Ifoto/Internet) Raila Odinga uhanganye na Uhuru Kenyatta muri Kenya, yavuze ko atazitabira amatora y’Umukuru w’igihugu naba tariki ya 17 Ukwakira 2017. Iyi ni yo tariki yari yongeye kwemeza ko aya matora yaberaho, nyuma y’aho ayari yabaye tariki ya 8 Kanama 2017, Urukiko rw’Ikirenga ruyatesheje agaciro. Muri aya matora, Uhuru Kenyatta w’imyaka 55 yari yatsinze Raila Odinga w’imyaka 72 ku majwi 54,27%, mu gihe Odinga yari yagize 44,74%. Gusa Urukiko rw’Ikirenga rwanzuye ko aya matora yabayemo uburiganya, ndetse rutangaza ko mu minsi 60 hagomba kuba andi. Nyuma yo kwemeza indi tariki y’amatora bikozwe na...

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Perezida w’ urukiko rw’ ikirenga wa Kenya yahawe hafi miliyoni 5 z’ amadorali arazanga

Perezida w’ urukiko rw’ ikirenga muri Kenya David Maraga ku wa Kane tariki 31 Kanama yahawe miliyoni 500 z’ amashilingi ya Kenya arazanga, bukeye atangaza ko ibyavuye mu matora ya Perezida wa Kenya biteshwa agaciro hagategurwa andi. Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) yatangaje ko aya mashilingi yashyizwe kuri Dr David Maraga n’ umuntu utazwi ahagana 3: 14. Aya mashilingi ibihumbi 500 ni 4 848 659 mu madorali y’ Amerika ariyo ahwanye na 4,089,686,064 mu mafaranga y’ u Rwanda. Dr Maraga yatangaje ko impamvu yanze aya mashilingi ari uko adashaka guharabika isura ye n’ iy’ urukiko ayoboye. Mu itangazo ryashyizwe ahagaragara...

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Pressure mounts on Kenya opposition to quell deadly protests

  A man runs past a shack which was burnt to the ground by protestors in the Kibera slum in Nairobi on August 12, 2017. Demonstrations and running battles with police broke out in isolated parts of Nairobi slums after anger in opposition strongholds against August 8 election that losing candidate Raila Odinga claims was massively rigged. AFP PHOTO In Summary UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged thwarted presidential candidate Raila Odinga to “send a clear message to his supporters urging them to refrain from violence”, The same message was echoed by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Kenyan media...

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