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KENYA’S SUPREME COURT DECISION

KENYA’S SUPREME COURT DECISION

The National Super Alliance filed their petition at the Supreme Court, after the Presidential results were announced by IEBC seeking to reverse President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the August 8th election. The seven-judge Bench under the leadership of Chief Justice David Maraga after hearing the parties, the Supreme Court found that the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) simply did not deliver on basic democratic principles of transparency and rule of law that should guide any election. Therefore, nullified on Friday 1st September 2017, the re-election of a sitting president, ordering a new vote to be held within 60 days after finding that the outcome had been tainted by irregularities. […]