Tag: Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission

Kenya’s repeat presidential poll was free, fair – commission

Kenya’s repeat presidential poll was free and fair, the election commission said on Monday, despite opposition complaints over the vote that led to it boycotting the process. “I’m satisfied that we were able...

What Odinga’s election pullout means for Kenya’s turbulent democracy

Dominic Burbidge |University of Oxford The leader of Kenya’s opposition coalition, Raila Odinga, has withdrawnfrom the repeat presidential election ordered by the country’s Supreme Court. Only two candidates were scheduled to compete in the upcoming poll,...

Hundreds of protesters march to Kenyan election board HQ

Men in plain clothes fired shots in the air as hundreds of opposition supporters marched through the Kenya’s capital to its election board headquarters on Monday, a Reuters witness said. The demonstrators were...

The thin line between electoral credibility and political stability in Kenya

Faith Kiboro |SMC University After a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated Kenya’s August 8 presidential election, the country now finds itself in a moral predicament between political stability and electoral credibility. On one hand, the ruling...

Kenya – Implications of fresh elections

Jared Jeffery and Jacques Nel | NKC African Economics On Monday, September 4, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that the country will head back to the polls on October 17. However,...

Kenya’s Supreme Court has given an impossible deadline for the repeat election

Dominic Burbidge | University of Oxford The Kenyan Supreme Court has found that the August 8 presidential election result is invalid. It blames the electoral commission, not the declared winner, Uhuru Kenyatta. Kenya’s leading...

Kenya sets election date for Kenyatta-Odinga re-run

Kenya sets election date for Kenyatta-Odinga re-run

Odinga speaks out as Kenya court nullifies president’s election win

Odinga speaks out as Kenya court nullifies president's election win
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