Last news

NEWS

Today Kenya goes to polls with peace desire

Obama calls for unity and respect of the winner

08-08-2017 by redazione

Today, Kenya goes to the polls, ending with a sheet and pencil the most grueling pre-election path that the country remembers.
The feeling is that after so much wood prepared for fire and after so many verbal challenges and low strokes in the electoral campaign, the vote can put the word "end" to everything and resolve in a peaceful way, deflating the huge balloon balloon that has been gravitating for months over Kenya, with the threat of an explosion of violence after the announcement of the new President of the Republic.
In fact, from a recent poll, it would appear that 98% of Kenyans would not go to the streets to protest for either candidate, if the election commission declares that the scrutiny has been carried out in a clear way without being prejudiced.
In fact, the IEBC Commission has been conducting anti-sabotage operations in recent days concerning cases of local politicians who were outlawed by anti-democratic ballot papers and hastened to hatred, but also complained of attempts to buy votes.
Also important is the deployment of international experts who will be part of the task force they will hold on the election, with a large representation of the US delegation led by former vice-president John Kerry.
Kerry said he was confident that everything was going on in a relaxed climate and spoke of positive feelings.
The whole world looks to Kenya and looks forward to a civil response from a country in economic and social growth.
Significant in this regard is the message arrived by Barack Obama, the former US President with Kenyan Blood.
"Kenyans have the great opportunity to demonstrate unity and mutual respect after these votes," Obama said, speaking of Kenya in Chicago, "I ask Uhuru and Raila to respect the outcome of the urns as well as have already announced that they want to. That all the population would trust the African saying, "We have not inherited our land from our forefathers, but we have borrowed it from our children."
Also in the evening came the appeal of the outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta who for the last time asked his fellow countrymen an exemplary and peaceful behavior, beginning this morning when almost twenty million voters will go to the seat.

TAGS: Elezioni KenyaKenya urneElezioni Malindi

he Supreme Court of Kenya upheld the appeal of the Opposition represented by Nasa Alliance and its candidate President Raila Odinga, annulling the result of the national elections.
This is an unprecedented fact in a Republic of the African Continent.

READ ALL THE REVIEW

The date of the new elections in Kenya could be postponed.
This is what the IEBC Electoral Commission would have reported yesterday evening to the national daily Daily Nation, after receiving a dossier on the telematic organisation of the forthcoming...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

The new presidential elections in Kenya will take place on Thursday 26 October instead of Tuesday 17 October.
Confirmation is open the day after the Supreme Court of Kenya's publication of the judgment annulling the previous elections.
Elections that have...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

by redazione

The new presidential elections in Kenya are likely to slip by nine days.
The new date proposed by the French telematic agency Ot-Morpho, which is responsible for the organisation of the vote, would be 26 October.
The IEBC Electoral Commission...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

POLITICS

by Freddie del Curatolo

US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec spoke in press on the forthcoming presidential election in Kenya.
"We do not have a preferred candidate - said Godec to the Kenyan press - for us it is important that the new president...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

by redazione

Statement on Supreme Court Ruling: Kenya Presidential Election Petition
Following the general elections on the 8/8/2017 which declared the sitting President the winner, the opposition filed a case at the Supreme Court seeking redress with a view of nullifying the...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

The Electoral Commission of Kenya IEBC rejected the statement by the leader of the Opposition leader Raila Odinga announcing that he was renouncing to run for the Kenyan Presidency in the new elections, scheduled for 26 October next.

READ ALL THE REVIEW

The new elections in Kenya will take place on Tuesday 17 October.
This was decided by the IEBC Electoral Commission, the same as that which was called into question by the Supreme Court of Kenya for not having conducted the...

by redazione

From today, the Supreme Court of Kenya, presided over by Judge David Maraga, is meeting to examine the appeals submitted after the elections-bis of 26th October last year by a former Kenyan parliamentarian and an...

READ ALL THE REVIEW

by redazione

by redazione

On the eve of the bis elections in Kenya, their conduct is still not safe.
A matter of a few hours and

READ ALL THE REVIEW