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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 […]

African press review 21 November 2017

The Daily Nation leads with the story on the international reactions to Kenya’s Supreme Court upholding Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory.

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering Kenya's election ruling

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...

Two killed in protests after Kenya's top court upholds election

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

Top Stories: Charles Manson Dies; Kenya's Supreme Court Upholds Election

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

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Kenya's Supreme Court Affirms Re-Election Of Uhuru Kenyatta

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

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 top court upholds president's win in controversial repeat election

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,...

High court rules on months-long Kenya leadership battle

Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in first-ever election do-over in an African nation

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's presidential win

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.

Kenya Supreme Court Sides With Incumbent in Presidential Revote

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

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.

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote.

Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta's victory

Kenya's Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in a rerun vote that was held in October.

The Latest: Kenya court upholds Kenyatta win in repeat vote

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 braced for court decision on election challenge

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 »

Kenyan capital on edge as Supreme Court ruling looms

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 to issue election ruling

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 court set to hear petitions challenging repeat vote

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 »

Security tight at Kenya court before hearing on election challenges

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.

African press review 9 November 2017

The Kenyan election saga continues, with all eyes now on the outcome of the second Supreme Court decision in three months. Kenya and Tanzania are involved in a cow war because Maasai herders don't know when they've crossed the border between the two countries. And the Roman Catholic leader has a message for mobile phone users.

Petitions filed in Kenya against Kenyatta win in repeat poll

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 »

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