Tag: Kenya Supreme Court

Kenyan shares fall in correction after Supreme Court verdict bounce

Kenya’s main share indices dropped on Thursday, as profit-taking broke a bounce that followed the upholding of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election by the Supreme Court, traders said.   The benchmark NSE-20 share index of...

Police teargas Kenyan vote protesters, crowds gather in cities

   Police fired teargas at opposition activists in Kenya’s capital as protests mounted in cities on Friday calling for the sacking of election board officials involved in August’s cancelled presidential vote. Crowds gathered in...

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 election board: presidential re-run to be held on October 26

Kenya’s presidential re-run has been rescheduled for Oct. 26, the election board said on Twitter on Thursday, a day after a detailed Supreme Court judgment laid out the reasons why the court...

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticised the election board for its performance in last month’s annulled...

EU: spot checks show confusion, not conspiracy in Kenyan election

 Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya’s presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on random checks of tallies from polling stations. The finding...

Kenya election campaigns turn personal after court orders fresh polls

The president calls the chief justice a cheat. A lawmaker denounces the head of the opposition as the devil and says he needs a whipping. The opposition leader accuses the president of...

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,...
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