Kenya election re-run in jeopardy
Kenya’s presidential election re-run , due in eight-days-time, is in trouble. The head of the election commission has said it is “difficult to guarantee a free, fair and credible election” after an official fled the country saying she feared for the safety of polling staff. The August election, in which President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the…
Kenya election annulment ‘very significant moment for people across world’
Maina Kiai, a lawyer and human rights activist who co-founded the Kenya Human Rights Commission, and Comfort Ero, International Crisis Group’s Africa Programme Director, discuss the Kenyan presidential elections.
Kenya presidential election annulled
It’s never happened before – a presidential election in Africa annulled by the courts. Today the Kenyan Supreme Court ruled that last month’s tense, but largely peaceful, presidential election has to be held again.
At least 24 killed in post-election Kenya
At least 24 people have been killed in post-election violence in Kenya – the opposition claim that number is much higher.
Fears of violence ahead of Kenya’s election
The polls could hardly be tighter. A wafer thin margin divides Kenya’s incumbent president and the man he defeated last time. And with so much at stake – there are fears of widespread violence after Tuesday’s election. Just this week a top election official was murdered – and there are allegations on both sides of…