Implementation of Kenya's Amended Electoral Laws Suspended
High Court judge, Chacha Mwita, has issued the order to avoid confusion on the laws which are in force until March 16, 2018, when the court will issue its verdict. In October Jubilee Party MPs agreed to change the Elections Act to give more recognition to the manual tallying and transmission of the results than the electronic system.
Capital FM, 13 December 2017
The controversial Amended Election Act of 2017 has been suspended until a case contesting their constitutional validity is determined. Read more »
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials (file photo).
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