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Kenyatta’s lawyer calls Kenya election annulment ‘political’

JOHANNESBURG, September 1 – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lead counsel Ahmednassir Abdulahi has called the Supreme Court’s decision to annul last month’s elections on the basis they were not conducted according to the Constitution and Elections Act “political.” Abdulahi told the court that Kenyatta won by 1.4 million votes and called on the bench to release the […]

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Kenya election final results expected Friday

JOHANNESBURG, August 11 – Final results of Kenya’s hotly contested election between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga are expected to be announced Friday. Odinga, the 72-year-old who leads the National Super Alliance (NASA) has already placed a spanner in the works with his claims hackers have altered the results to give […]

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Tension rises as Kenya opposition leader Odinga rejects election count

JOHANNESBURG, August – About 90 percent of the votes have been counted in kenya’s tightly contested election between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga, but tensions rose on Wednesday amid disputes over the counting. The 72-year-old Odinga, who leads the National Super Alliance (NASA) has disputed results showing that his younger rival Kenyatta, 55, […]