15 November 2012

Kenya: Two million Without IDs Risk Not Voting in March

Photo: Samuel Simiti/The Star
Voters line up to cast their ballots in Kenya's 2007 presidential election.

If you have a ' waiting card' you may not be allowed to register as a voter next week. The IEBC says under the Kenyan law, only IDs and a Kenyan Passport are valid for registration as a voter. Up to 2 million youths may not register as voters with the process ending on December 19 cannot be extended because of the tight elections timetable.

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