Select Kenyans in Diaspora Allowed to Vote

Only citizens living in Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda will be allowed to register as voters due to logistical concerns, according to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission.
  • Kenya:  Kenyans Living in Diaspora Will Not Vote

    The Star, 2 December 2012

    Kenyans living in the diaspora will not vote in the upcoming general elections. IEBC Chairman Isaack Hassan sites logistical issues as the challenge in registering Kenyans living ... read more »


Photo: IEBC

A voter is registered using the Biometric Voter Registration kit in Korogocho.

  • Kenya:  Kenyans in the Diaspora to Now Today If They Will Vote

    The Star, 29 November 2012

    Kenyans living in the diaspora will today know if they will register as voters. The IEBC is meeting to reach a final decision on the issue. Justice Minister Eugene Wamalwa declared ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Local Leaders Should Push Voter Enrolment

    The Star, 29 November 2012

    By last week, only 228,000 voters had registered at the Coast. In Kenya as a whole, only 2.8 million had registered, 25 per cent below the target of 3.7 million. There is no need ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Police Bust Voter-Ferrying Racket to City's Westlands

    The Star, 29 November 2012

    Police in Limuru yesterday arrested 25 people who were allegedly being transported from Limuru to Westlands in Nairobi to register as voters. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenya Electoral Body Express Disappointments Over Low Turn-Outs

    African Elections Project, 28 November 2012

    According to Ambassador Yusuf Nzibo, Commissioner of Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the ongoing voter registration process has been disappointing. read more »

  • Kenya:  Group Embarks On Voter Registration Door to Door Campaigns

    The Star, 28 November 2012

    A KILIFI films and theatre group has embarked on a campaign to encourage Kenyans to register as voters. The campaign, launched yesterday, will run through the registration period . read more »