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Kenya election chief casts doubt on ‘free, fair’ poll

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya’s polls chief cast doubt Wednesday on his organisation’s ability to hold a credible vote next week, as opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed to disrupt the election with mass protests. In the latest bombshell to hit the presidential election, Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief …

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Kenya court blames election commission IEBC for botched vote

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday blamed the election commission for last month’s annulled presidential vote, rebuking officials for bungling the transmission of results and basing the outcome on dubious documents. The full ruling detailing the court’s shock decision on September 1 to annul President Uhuru Kenyatta’s …

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Leaked Chebukati memo reveals failings in Kenya’s election

  THINGS FALL APART: Leaked Chebukati memo reveals failings in Kenya’s election body Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The chairman of Kenya’s election commission has written to the panel’s CEO, questioning a host of failings in the conduct of last month’s presidential poll, annulled by the Supreme Court. In the …

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IEBC: Kenya election results not due before Friday

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya’s electoral commission said Thursday it only expects all presidential results to arrive at the national tallying centre by midday Friday for validation, and called for “restraint” from political parties. Tensions are high after opposition candidate Raila Odinga rejected partial results and alleged there had …

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