Kenya: President Will Be in Office Legally in 2013

The Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution has dismissed concerns regarding the March 2013 poll date saying the current government will not unlawfully enjoy extra time in office.

VIDEO: The Election Date Debate Rages On

The March 4th 2013 polls date fixed by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission on Saturday, 17th March continues to draw mixed reactions ... see more »


  • Politicians Reaction on Election date

    KENYA Citizen TV
    Publication Date:
    17 March 2012

    Immediately after the IEBC fixed the election date for March the 4th 2013, Prime Minister Raila Odinga led a chorus of condemnations from a section ... see more »

  • Kenya:  Kamar Backs IEBC's 2013 Polls Date

    The Star, 18 March 2012

    The move by the independent election and boundaries commission to set March 4 2013 as the general election date has drawn various reaction from leaders across the country. read more »

  • Kenya:  Nyaga Endorses IEBC March 4 Election Date

    The Star, 18 March 2012

    Cooperative Development minister Joseph Nyaga has endorsed the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's March 4, 2013 election date. read more »

  • Kenya:  Politicians Divided Over 2013 Poll Date

    Capital FM, 17 March 2012

    The announcement by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) that elections will be held on March 4, 2013 has sharply divided politicians. read more »

  • Kenya:  PM Wants Polls in December 2012

    Capital FM, 17 March 2012

    Prime Minister Raila Odinga has now declared his stance over the next poll date, saying a December 2012 election is the best option for Kenyans. read more »


  • Kenya:  'Kibaki, Raila Rule Beyond 2012 Illegal'

    The Star, 15 March 2012

    President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga have been accused of plotting to illegally remain in office by deliberately misinterpreting a court ruling on the election date. read more »

  • Kenya:  Raila Must Respect Autonomy of the Judiciary - CJ

    Capital FM, 20 March 2012

    Certain utterances made by leaders in the ongoing debate over the election date have come to the attention of the Chief Justice, which require instant comment. read more »

  • Kenya:  IEBC Must Set Election Date

    The Star, 16 March 2012

    Electoral Commission should set polls date. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission should bring to an end the confusion over the election date. The political class has ... read more »

The voting process: Some of the politicians, including key presidential aspirants are threatening to employ all means, including legal action, to force a December 2012 election.