Kenya’s Supreme Court identifies nine issues in presidential vote dispute
31 August 2022 | 2:38 pm
Kenya's Supreme Court starts working on the petition challenging the result of this month's presidential election. Also, the UN sounds the alarm over the humanitarian situation in northern Ethiopia. This as a ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of Ukrainian grain finally arrives in Djibouti, on its way to Ethiopia. Finally, we see how former Rwandan lawyer-turned-designer Lambert Shumbusho wows clients from around the world with his skillfully crafted furniture.
The number of registered voters aged 18-34 for Kenya's election on August 9 has fallen, despite population growth, with some saying promises made to them are not fulfilled.
Deputy president and Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate, William Ruto and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga of Azimio la Umoja held their final rallies on Saturday ahead of the August 9 election, ending months of campaigning to become Kenya's next leader.
Kenyan voters head to the polls on Tuesday, with the high cost of living a pressing issue for the electorate. The global economic downturn is negatively impacting Kenya and the continent.
Kenyans are just hours away from heading to the polls for a general election. They will choose governors, MPs and a new president, marking the end of Uhuru Kenyatta's nine years in office. Also, as grain exports from Ukraine slowly resume, we take a closer look at fertiliser, another product from the region that Africa depends on. Finally, Chad's military government and more than 40 opposition groups sign a deal to launch national peace talks later this month.
Kenyans have voted to elect their fifth president, a new parliament and county officials. Closing polls had opposition leader Raila Odinga and Vice President William Ruto in a dead heat.
Official results have yet to be announced, but the two leading candidates are running neck and neck in results tallied by local media. Disappointingly, Tuesday's election witnessed a low voter turnout compared with 2017.
Kenya is awaiting the results of Tuesday's election. It's thought to be too close to call between the two presidential frontrunners, Raila Odinga and William Ruto.
Early election results show a tight race between the two main candidates to become the next president of Kenya. Deputy president William Ruto is running against veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga. Turnout was between 60 and 80 percent of voters.
The Nairobi Expressway is a toll road connecting areas in and around the capital, including the international airport. Motorists are complaining about the high price of its tolls.
Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto appeared to have a lead over longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga as an announcement on the winner was highly anticipated.
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