Tag: Kenya Election

Broadcasters shut as thousands gather for Kenyan opposition ‘swearing in’

Kenyan authorities shut down private television and radio stations on Tuesday as thousands of supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in a Nairobi park where he was due to take the...

Hundreds of Kenyan opposition supporters gather for “swearing in” of Raila Odinga

Several hundred supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered on Tuesday morning at a park in downtown Nairobi, determined to “swear in as president” their leader who boycotted a re-run election...

Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s repeat presidential vote. Chief Justice David Maraga said the court dismissed two legal challenges to the vote in...

Kenya court to rule on presidential election cases on Monday

Kenya’s Supreme Court will rule on Monday on cases that seek to nullify the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta last month and the judges could order a fresh vote or clear the...

Petition filed at Kenya’s Supreme Court challenging election results

A former lawmaker filed a petition at Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday challenging the results of last month’s presidential election, a Reuters witness said, opening the door to potential legal challenges to...

Kenya president ahead with 96% support – partial tally

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has won over 96 percent of the votes counted so far from Thursday’s re-run election, according to a local media tally of numbers released at the constituency level...

Kenyan shilling falls to lowest since mid-August on election jitters

The Kenyan shilling dropped to 103.75/85 per dollar on Monday, its lowest level since mid-August, traders said, mainly due to concerns about potential violence during a repeat presidential scheduled for Oct. 26. Opposition...

Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll

A top Kenyan election commissioner has quit and fled the country a week before a re-run of the presidential vote, citing political intimidation and saying the election would be a “mockery” of...
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