Kenyan Women Cry Foul Over Electoral Rules

Draft regulations by the electoral commission wants women seeking to contest certain elective posts to pay a non-refundable nomination fee of Sh500,000 each, an amount that has angered those wanting to run for the various positions.


Mock elections (file photo): Women running for the more than 40 electoral seats created by the constitution as part of affirmative action, will have to pay even though these seats are only restricted for women.