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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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Two weeks after Kenyans went to the polls, the runner-up in the presidential race is challenging the result in court. The country has so far maintained peace throughout the process, which is continuing to throw the hurdles of democracy at anyone who hoped this would be over quickly. By GREG NICOLSON....
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Lessons from 2013 electoral process Horace Campbell The peoples of Kenya voted in an electoral process on 4 March 2013. There were six differing elections held on that day with the contests for president, 47 governors, 47 senators, 47 county women’s representatives, 290 members of the National Assemb...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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UHURU Kenyatta’s narrow win over Raila Odinga in last week’s Kenyan election may be subject to judicial review and both candidates are to be congratulated for agreeing to respect this process. Rushing to congratulate the winner for a first-round victory as President Jacob Zuma did so on Saturday risk...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 11th, 2013
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By Steve Paterno Kenyan went polling in huge number and for the first time to test the country’s new constitution. The voting is conducted peaceful, with observers acknowledging its fairness and transparency. However, with electronic glitches, causing the delay in counting, the people’s anxiety was h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2013
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Ibtimes As provisional results from the Kenyan presidential election roll in, things are looking up for Uhuru Kenyatta, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity and may face a trial this year at The Hague. Voter turnout was high on Monday, when a...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 5th, 2013
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With provisional results still trickling in for the Kenya elections 2013, Presidential candidate of the Eagle Party, Mr. Peter Kenneth has conceded defeat. He announced this on twitter, thanking all who believed and voted for him. He said in his tweet that “I thank those who believed & vote...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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By Abdul Ghelleh I have no firsthand experience when the Somali state in which I grew up collapsed in 1991. At the time, I lived thousands of miles away in Southern England. And I have not even seen a functioning state-anywhere in the world-get closer to a state of disintegration for some reason or a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 4th, 2013
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Despite a history of ballot-box violence, polling stations remained calm in Kenya while record numbers cast their vote in the most important election since independence. The Kenyan capital of Nairobi was electric this morning well before the sun rose, as voters made their way to neighborhood polling ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 4th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain Right now, I am following the voting process in Kenya live from NTV.I can’t help but be nostalgic of the unprecedented huge voter turnout in Ethiopia during the 2005 election whose result was blatantly turned upside down by the incumbent,Meles Zenawi who passed away recently without...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Kenyans vote today in the first general election since a disputed vote erupted into ethnic violence five years ago. [View the story "Kenyan Election 2013: Election Day Live Updates!" on Storify]...