Kalonzo Musyoka

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 18th, 2013
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Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga, who was the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (Cord) presidential candidate in the recently concluded presidential poll, on Monday claimed that he had won the March 4 General Election. Mr Odinga said he garnered 5.7 million votes against Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta’...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta’s share of the vote slipped below 50 percent for the first time in the slow counting of results on Thursday, raising the prospect that the country could be headed for a divisive second round run-off. Kenyatta’s main rival, Pri...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 7th, 2013
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By Sudarsan Raghavan, washingtonpost NAIROBI — Kenya’s presidential election, beset by technical glitches and vote tallying delays, was thrown into more disarray on Thursday after the party of one of the top contenders alleged that preliminary results had been tampered with and called for the vote co...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 7th, 2013
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NAIROBI: Kenya’s critical presidential election was plunged into further disarray on today after the party of one of the leading candidates alleged vote-rigging and demanded that the count be halted. The accusations by Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s running mate came a day after his chief ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 7th, 2013
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Associated PressA man and woman speak on the phone as they wait for results at a provincial vote reporting center in the Mathare slum of Nairobi on Wednesday. NAIROBI—Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s party has alleged that the ongoing vote count in the country’s election has b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 5th, 2013
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By Andrew Green Though the presidential race is getting most of the attention, when voters go to the polls today, they will be voting for more than an executive. They are also being asked to decide five additional races – member of parliament, senator, woman representative, county governor and county...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 22nd, 2013
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By Andrew Green Since multi-party democracy returned to Kenya in 1992, voting at election time has largely divided itself along ethnic lines. In 2007, when President Mwai Kibaki narrowly edged out Raila Odinga under a cloud of suspected vote tampering, the country descended into violence. The percept...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 25th, 2012
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Kenya will hold new elections next March, the first since the 2007 vote triggered ethnic killing across the country in which at least 1,220 people died. Two senior politicians facing charges of playing a part in that violence at the International Criminal Court (ICC) – deputy Prime Minister Uhu...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 22nd, 2012
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NAIROBI — Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced Saturday he would be running again for the presidency in the elections to be held in March next year. “I commit myself to the people of Kenya and the Coalition for Reform and Democracy by accepting the nomination to be its presidential flag...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya — Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki (centre) walks with Speaker of Parliament Kenneth Marende (left) and Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka (right) at Parliament in Nairobi yesterday. President Mwai Kibaki yesterday delivered his final speech at a special sitting in Parliament, as he hea...