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Kenya president slams annulled poll as judicial ‘coup’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Thursday that a Supreme Court ruling annulling his recent election victory was a “coup” that stole democracy from the people. In an angry televised address, Kenyatta railed against “a coup in Kenya carried out by four people in the court.” …

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Kenyan election delayed to October 26

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s electoral commission on Thursday postponed a re-run of the presidential vote to October 26, giving itself nine extra days to fix problems that had caused the first poll to be annulled. The decision came a day after the Supreme Court issued a detailed judgement lambasting …

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Kenya court: Elections were neither transparent nor verifiable’

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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Kenya’s chief justice condemns threats against judiciary

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya’s chief justice on Tuesday hit out at political leaders and their supporters over a wave of threats against his court, which annulled last month’s presidential election over widespread irregularities. Scores of supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta gathered outside the Supreme Court to demand he …

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Kenya election rerun in doubt as acrimony deepens

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Doubts are growing over Kenya’s ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say. Bickering on all sides and confusion over the process have only …

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KENYATTA: No power-sharing deal with the opposition

Sagana, Kenya  | PSCU | President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the repeat Kenya elections will be held on schedule and those attempting to delay the poll should know that they are putting the country at risk. The President said the fresh presidential election, being held on the directions of the Supreme …

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ANALYSIS: Annulling an election

ANALYSIS: What made Kenya’s Supreme Court ruling possible. Why it cannot happen in Uganda Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Minutes after the historic Supreme Court ruling in Kenya that nullified the Aug. 8 presidential election, someone tweeted a quick thought, “It is not an understatement to say that Kenya’s Supreme Court has taught …

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