Election Leaves Western Kenya Angry and Bitter
National Super Alliance leader, Raila Odinga, has voiced an anger that has been swirling in Kisumu over the perceived manipulation of the institutions of the state by President Uhuru Kenyatta, and the alleged victimisation of a region and people seen as opposing him. Protesters now say the struggle is no longer about sharing or rotating power between ethnic groups, but ending what they see as an intractable pattern of Luo disenfranchisement, writes April Zhu for IRIN.
In Kenya, Politics Split on Ethnic Divide
Deutsche Welle, 26 October 2017
When Kenyans cast their ballots to pick the president, the roles played by ethnicity and tribalism are likely to be decisive. A youth alliance armed with a hashtag is hoping to end… Read more »
Bonfires lit near Kondele Polling station in Kisumu on October 26, 2017.
Voting in Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya and Migori counties failed to take off due to protests staged by supporters of the National Super Alliance. The Independent Electoral and ... Read more »
The scuffle ensued between Jubilee and National Super Alliance members of parliament at Panafric Hotel in Nairobi over a cup of tea and the repeat presidential election. Read more »
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission chairman Wafula Chebukati said in a tweet that the latest figures from 267 constituencies showed 6,553,858 Kenyans turned out to ... Read more »
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