August 9, 2022

Kenya opposition leader sets conditions for new presidential election

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Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has set conditions for participating in a fresh presidential election, saying he should be given “legal and constitutional” guarantees after the Supreme Court declared last month’s poll as invalid. Odinga said on Tuesday that his conditions include the sacking of several election commission officials and a review of the electronic […]

Kenyan election official found dead ahead of presidential vote

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By AMY HELD From NPR The man in charge of Kenya’s electronic voting system was found dead days before citizens will cast their ballots for president on Aug. 8. Christopher Msando was the IT director of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. His body was found with evidence of torture, said IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati […]