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US backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s president, rejects Raila Odinga

The US government has declared its support for Uhuru Kenyatta as the president of Kenya.

Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta election win

Kenya’s Supreme Court, on Monday, dismissed two petitions to overturn the country’s October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya braces for poll results in controversial election

Kenya's election board said it would announce Monday the winner of a highly contentious election, sparking fears of further violence in flashpoint opposition strongholds.

Protesters hail small victory as Kenya delays poll in the west

"This is not really a victory, it's just the right thing to do," nods Wilson Ochyeng, 38, sipping a beer at a bar in Kisumu after officials again delayed a vote in this bastion of Kenya's opposition.

Kenya’s IEBC says yet to receive notice of Odinga’s withdrawal

Kenya's electoral authorities said on Wednesday they had not received formal notice that opposition leader Raila Odinga had quit the presidential race re-run set for October 26, so regarded all original candidates as still on the slate.

Angry protests as Kenya election officials mull next move

Kenyan police fired teargas at rowdy opposition protesters a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, plunging the country into uncharted waters.

Kenya opposition protests as electoral body mulls next step

Supporters of Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga took to the streets Wednesday as poll officials mull their next move after his withdrawal from a presidential election plunged the country into uncharted waters.

Kenya election will go ahead despite Raila Odinga’s withdrawal – President Kenyatta

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday said a re-run of August’s nullified presidential election would go ahead as planned on Oct. 26 after opposition leader Raila Odinga said he was withdrawing from the race.

Deep divisions over plan to change Kenya’s election law

Kenya's opposition on Thursday criticised a government move to amend the electoral law as it walked out of a meeting aimed at settling differences over the presidential re-run due next month.

Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials

Kenya’s chief prosecutor has ordered the police and anti-corruption agency to investigate the country’s election commission for alleged “irregularities and illegalities” in the conduct of August’s annulled presidential poll.

Supreme Court verdict: Kenya tightens security

Police sealed off roads near Kenya’s Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges prepared to deliver a detailed ruling laying out their reasons for annulling August presidential election.

Kenya’s Supreme Court criticises electoral commission

Kenya's Supreme Court has blamed the country's electoral commission (IEBC) for its decision to annul the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya’s judges who nullified election face ‘savage’ threats

The protests came a day after three petitions were filed asking the Judicial Service Commission to remove Chief Justice David Maraga, Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and Justice Isaac Lenaola.

Kenya’s top judge guided by faith in God and the law

Since Kenya's Supreme Court decision to nullify the result of last month's presidential election, David Maraga's name has been on nearly every Kenyan's lips -- be it in joy or anger.

Angola opposition parties call for election recount

Four opposition parties in Angola on Sunday called for a recount in last week’s general election, alleging “irregularities” during the vote that kept the ruling party in power.

Kenya Supreme Court ruling strong message to Nigeria – Olanipekun

Former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, saturday described the Supreme Court judgement, which annulled the recent presidential election in Kenya as a strong message to Nigeria, especially the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the need to up their democratic game.

Zimbabwe opposition hails Kenya poll overturn

Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai hailed on Saturday the decision by Kenya's top court to order a new presidential election as a "step towards democracy".

Kenya’s Supreme Court verdict, a new dawn in Africa – Onuesoke

Environmentalist and one time PDP Governorship Aspirant in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has applauded the recent Supreme Court judgement in Kenya.

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