On Nov. 20, Kenya’s Supreme Court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s win in the repeat presidential election conducted Oct. 26, which opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted. Kenya’s Supreme Court featured prominently in the 2017 elections, most notably by nullifying the earlier Aug. 8 election — a move that led to demonstrations, commercial boycotts and political unrest in […]
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Journalists covering the result of Kenya's contested elections should be aware of the risk of unrest and violent protests. The Supreme Court on November 20 upheld incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta's victory over opposition candidate Raila Odinga in last month's repeat election, according to The New York Times. Odinga said he...
Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday validated the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta, sparking opposition protests that left two dead, according to police. While the court decision led to celebrations in ruling party strongholds, protesters took to the street in opposition areas in the capital and the west of the country. Show More Summary
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A six-judge panel unanimously dismissed a pair of petitions challenging the Oct. 26 vote that was boycotted by the opposition led by rival Raila Odinga.
Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's reelection in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama that has left dozens dead. In a unanimous decision,...
Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in first-ever election do-over in an African nation
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week.
The country’s top court dismissed two petitions to overturn the victory last month by Uhuru Kenyatta, a decision that came after a weekend of unrest.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote.
Kenya's Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in a rerun vote that was held in October.
The Latest on Kenya's election turmoil (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Kenya's Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying … Click to Continue »
Kenya shortly will hear a Supreme Court ruling on challenges to last month's repeat presidential election, amid fears of further deadly clashes between police and opposition supporters. The court is … Click to Continue »
NAIROBI (Reuters) - After days of violence and riots in Nairobi, Kenya's Supreme Court is to rule Monday on cases seeking to void the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat vote.
Kenya's Supreme Court is due to rule Monday on whether President Uhuru Kenyatta can be sworn in for a second term or if there must be yet another vote. The dispute over this year's presidential elections has left the country deeply divided, with protests and clashes between opposition supporters and police commonplace. Show More Summary
Kenya's Supreme Court is poised to hear petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat presidential poll. The court made history when it nullified Kenyatta's re-election in August. It … Click to Continue »
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court prepared on Tuesday to review petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's presidential election, in what may be the last chance for legal scrutiny of the vote.
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Two petitions were filed Monday in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election last month in a repeat vote that the main opposition group boycotted. Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu, … Click to Continue »