Kenya: Supreme court blocks President's constitutional amendments

Kenya: Supreme court blocks President’s constitutional amendments

Supreme Court in Kenya on Thursday blocked sweeping constitutional changes proposed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the court said.

Through a majority ruling, the court has declared the process unconstitutional.

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Opponents say President Kenyatta’s proposition was an attempt to expand the powers of the presidency and dominate the first election campaign in August.

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