No show by Supreme Court judges means Kenya’s re-run election goes ahead

Tomorrow’s re-run presidential election is set to go ahead in Kenya after today’s no-show by five of the seven Supreme Court judges due to hear a petition to have it postponed. Fears of violence are mounting after the governor of an opposition-dominated region endorsed rebellion against voting. ends intro Chief Justice David Maraga says the […]

Kenya Supreme Court ruling on eve of election if it can go ahead

Kenya’s Supreme Court will rule today whether tomorrow’s re-run can take place in election. Human Rights groups have brought the 11th-hour legal action fearing violence if the one-sided contest takes place. Kenya’s government’s already declared today and tomorrow public holidays in order to allow voters to cast their ballots. President Uhuru Kenyatta, who won the […]