Voters Begin Registering in Kenya

President Mwai Kibaki kicked off the 30-day voter registration period by completing the exercise in Nairobi. The electoral commission expects to process at least 18 million voters ahead of the March 2013 elections.


Photo: Capital FM

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  • Kenya:  Clerks to Learn How to Use BVR Kits On Monday

    The Star, 9 November 2012

    An Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) agent demonstrates the use of newly acquired Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kit at the Moi International Sports Centre ... read more »

  • Kenya:  March 4 Poll Date Stands Despite Delays - IEBC

    Capital FM, 8 November 2012

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) insists the date for next year's general election remains March 4, despite delays in the commencement of voter ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Plan for August Poll Intensifies

    The Star, 24 October 2012

    A plan to postpone elections to August next year is gaining momentum among key government officials and some influential politicians. read more »

  • Kenya:  Elections Must Not Be Moved to August

    The Star, 24 October 2012

    MURMURING has resumed in certain circles that the general and presidential elections should be postponed to August 2013. Critics argue that the delayed importation of Biometric ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Trouble Over BVR Kits Arrive Late

    Capital FM, 24 October 2012

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned that the March 4 General Election will not be held on time if the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits are ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Electoral Chairman Warns of Repercussions Due to Delayed Kits

    The Star, 24 October 2012

    IEBC chairman Isaack Hassan says the election timetable may face serious repercussions if the voter registration exercise does not begin in November. Hassan says the B.V.R kits ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Finance Minister Denies Role in Delay of BVR Kits

    The Star, 24 October 2012

    There is no standoff between me, the Treasury and the Attorney General over the Biometric Voters Registration kit, Finance minister Njeru Githae has said. read more »