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Kenya: top court rejects poll results challenge and confirms Ruto’s Victory

Kenya: top court rejects poll results challenge and confirms Ruto's Victory

Kenyan Supreme Court dismissed several opposition petitions to overturn the August 9 election result, ruling that William Ruto was properly elected president. Eternal opponent Raila Odinga and others had alleged that massive fraud, including tampering with results forms, had taken place. “The court dismissed the eight petitions challenging the election …

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Kenya: “They pressured me to tamper with the results”, Wafula Chebukati

Kenya: "They pressured me to tamper with the results", Wafula Chebukati

While Kenyan opponent Raila Odinga and his coalition continue to reject the election result, the head of the electoral commission, Wafula Chebukati, on Wednesday raised the issue of the attempt to manipulate the figures. According to the chairperson of the electoral commission, quoted by RFI, four commissioners tried to put …

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Kenya: William Ruto declared winner of the polls amid dramatic scenes

Kenya: William Ruto declared winner

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in Kenya has declared Deputy President, William Ruto, winner of the presidential election. The Deputy President then beats his rival, Raila Odinga, taking 50.5% of the vote, according to the official results. But four of the seven members of the electoral commission refused to …

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Kenya: electoral commission sets to announce election results

Kenya: electoral commission sets to announce election results

The national results tallying centre in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is teeming with activity as the electoral commission finalises processes ahead of declaring the presidential results. There is little activity at the floor of the centre where presidential candidate’s agents, lawyers and election officials were earlier busy verifying results sheets …

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