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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