U.S. Throws Its Weight Behind Kenya's Elections
The Carter Centre, an election monitoring body established by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, offers a mixed but generally positive assessment of the work of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is leading the U.S. Observer Mission as well as being the co-leader of the Carter Centre.
Nation, 30 July 2017
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected in the country any day this week to monitor the elections as final preparations get into high gear. Read more »
John Kerry when he landed in Kenya on his last visit to the country as Secretary of State.
Nation, 28 July 2017
The election monitoring body established by former US President Jimmy Carter has praised Kenya's "strengthening democratic culture" while at the same time warning of the threat of… Read more »
Capital FM, 27 July 2017
The United States has voiced concern about possible chaos in next month's Kenya General Election and is now urging key players to take steps to forestall a re-occurrence of… Read more »
The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has seven days from the day of the elections to declare the final results and submit them to the president and chief justice. It ... Read more »
Rwanda, Kenya and Angola will be electing presidents on August 4, 8 and 23 respectively. In Rwanda, multi-term President Paul Kagame, who has been in power for 17 years, is ... Read more »
National Super Alliance presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, was the sole participant after President Uhuru Kenyatta ended a day of mixed signals from State House by skipping the ... Read more »