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National Super Alliance suspends demos against IEBC

| October 17, 2017 | 1 Comment
National Super Alliance suspends demos against IEBC

The National Super Alliance on Tuesday suspended its demonstrations against the electoral commission amidst claimed of police brutality on protestors across the country. Nasa leader Raila Odinga said the coalition will give the way forward after the Mashujaa Day celebrations on Friday. The decision, Mr Odinga said, was reached following the death of some of […]

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Ruto has no problem IEBC meeting Nasa demands including sacking staff

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ruto has no problem IEBC meeting Nasa demands including sacking staff

NAIROBI, KENYA:  Deputy President William Ruto said on Tuesday there would be no problem if the IEBC agreed to meet a raft of demands made by the opposition ahead of a repeat presidential vote on October 26. The Supreme Court annulled an August 8 vote at the start of September after opposition leader Raila Odinga challenged the […]

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Chebukati cannot edit poll results — Supreme Court

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Chebukati cannot edit poll results — Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has upheld Appeal Court’s decision to deny IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati powers to edit election results from constituencies. The apex court in the land on Tuesday ruled that poll outcome as announced at polling stations in constituencies is final. Where there are discrepancies between Forms 34A and 34B, the judges said, that […]

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EU lauds IEBC’s plans for repeat presidential election

| October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
EU lauds IEBC’s plans for repeat presidential election

The European Union has called for dialogue and compromise ahead of the October 26 repeat presidential election, even as it lauded efforts by the electoral agency to right the wrongs identified in the annulled August 8 poll. In a statement, the EU observer mission in Kenya warned that the political aggravation was not good for […]

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Wafula Chebukati: I will not resign ahead of repeat presidential poll

| October 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Wafula Chebukati: I will not resign ahead of repeat presidential poll

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman, Wafula Chebukati, has (Saturday) said that he will not resign ahead of the repeat presidential poll scheduled to take place on October 26. Mr Chebukati was responding to reports doing rounds that he is under pressure and is set to quit ahead of the fresh poll. Chebukati also noted […]

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