Protests Over Nomination Results Rock Kenya

Political parties face the uphill battle of settling disputes arising from the nominations to elect local candidates for the March general polls.
  • Kenya:  Parties Now Focus On Solving Disputes

    The Star, 19 January 2013

    POLITICAL parties will today shift their focus on settling disputes that have arisen from the just concluded nominations ahead of presenting their nominees to the electoral ... read more »


  • Kenya:  Protests After PM's Sister 'Declared' Winner

    Capital FM, 20 January 2013

    Protests rocked the lakeside town of Kisumu and its environs to denounce an alleged announcement that Prime Minister Raila Odinga's sister Ruth Adhiambo had won the ODM Kisumu ... read more »

  • Kenya:  No Polls Were Held in Kisumu, Homa Bay - ODM

    Capital FM, 20 January 2013

    The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) now says no elections were held in Kisumu and Homa Bay due to violence. read more »

  • Kenya:  IEBC Input Needed in Future Party Primaries

    Capital FM, 19 January 2013

    Wiper Democratic Movement party leader Kalonzo Musyoka says political parties should partner with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct future ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenyan Candidates May Not Party-Hop for Nominations

    Sabahi, 20 January 2013

    Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Saturday (January 19th) declared that candidates who were not successful in Friday's party primaries may not ... read more »

  • Kenya:  The Long Road to Internal Party Democracy

    The Star, 19 January 2013

    The party nomination exercises were every bit as messy as expected; and the howls of outrage by the losers who cried foul, were as loud as had been foreseen. Clearly Kenya has a ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kajiado Nominations Marred By Confusion

    The Star, 18 January 2013

    Nomination process in Kajiado county was yesterday characterised by confusion. TNA voters queued for long hours before they started voting. read more »

  • Kenya:  Mixup of Names in Mwingi Nominations

    The Star, 18 January 2013

    Wiper nominations in Mwingi's three constituencies started late yesterday. Voters started arriving at the polling stations as early as 6am. read more »

Mock elections (file photo).