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Kenya’s ‘Null and Void’ Election

Kenyan Supreme Court scrap election results
The Supreme Court’s decision to scrap the presidential election leaves Western election observers, and other who gave the poll a clean bill of health, with an egg on their face.

BY THOMAS C. MOUNTAIN

It seemed as though last months election in Kenya would be, as always, stolen fair and square. Instead a Supreme Court hand picked by the Kenyatta Royal Family revolted and for the first time in African history declared the election “null and void” and ordered a re-vote. Continue reading Kenya’s ‘Null and Void’ Election

Kenya Supreme Court Overturns President Kenyatta’s Re-election

Kenya’s Supreme Court declares presidential vote invalid, calls for new polls in 60 days.

Null and Void. A six-judge bench, by majority decision, has found that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission failed to conduct the polls according to the Constitution and Elections Act.

BY BBC NEWS

Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days.

The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a court.

The election commission had declared incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta the winner by a margin of 1.4 million votes. Continue reading Kenya Supreme Court Overturns President Kenyatta’s Re-election

Kenya’s Post-election Violence Leaves Several Dead

Pressure grows on Kenya’s Raila Odinga to calm supporters amid post-election violence

Violence erupted after the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta this week, leaving at least 24 people dead nationwide.

BY DEUTSCHE WELLE

Friday’s announcement that President Kenyatta had been re-elected sparked two days of violent protests that has left as many as 24 people dead. But as of Sunday calm appears to have returned to the East African country.

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga appeared to heed growing calls for post-election calm on Sunday as he called for his supporters to protest the recent election results by boycotting work on Monday. Continue reading Kenya’s Post-election Violence Leaves Several Dead

Another Kenyan Stolen Election

Will the election of an ICC indicted Kenyan president defines President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack Obama use the election of Kenyatta to define his human rights policy in Africa?

Kenyan president – Indicted by ICC for crimes against humanity

By Thomas C Mountain,

That the fix was in was confirmed when the Godfather himself, son of a Kenyan, Barack Obama, called Uhuru Kenyatta, indicted for “Crimes Against Humanity” by those minions of Pax Americana, the International Criminal Court, to congratulate him for successfully conducting another Kenyan stolen election.

As in every election held in Kenya since Independence over half a century ago the ruling “la familia” stole the election “free, fair and square”. “La Familia” in Kenya means the same extended family of ethnic minority Kikuyu’s ruling Kenya from “Kenya’s Founder” Jomo Kenyatta to his son, Pax Americana’s man of the hour Uhuru Kenyatta, the head of “la Familia” that today owns upwards of 1 million hectares of Kenya’s prime land.  Continue reading Another Kenyan Stolen Election

The Hypocrisy of Dealing With a Criminal President

Will the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya define President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack Obama use the election of President Kenyatta to define his human rights policy in Africa?

Will the U.S. do what it did with Omar al-Bashir of the Sudan to Kenyatta?

By Al Mariam,

Following the presidential election in late December 2007 and the Kenya Electoral Commission’s hurried declaration of incumbent President Mwai Kibaki as the winner, supporters of opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga in the Orange Democratic Movement alleged widespread electoral fraud and irregularities.

For nearly two months following that election, ethnic violence and strife in Kenya raged resulting in more than 1200 deaths, 3,500 injuries, and the displacement of over 350,000 persons and destruction of over 100,000 properties.  Continue reading The Hypocrisy of Dealing With a Criminal President