Kenya’s top court delivered a stinging rebuke of the nation’s electoral commission, identifying a litany of failures in its handling of last month’s botched presidential elections and describing its explanations for the failure of its systems as unacceptable.
Colombian presidential elections used to be about defending the country from leftists, not bringing them to the threshold of power.
Kenya is running out of time to ensure a credible rerun of presidential elections that were annulled by the nation’s top court after the main opposition party alleged that they were rigged.
Kenya’s top court nullified the outcome of last month’s presidential elections, upholding the main opposition’s complaint that President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory was aided by rigging, in a landmark ruling that may reshape the political landscape of East Africa’s largest economy.
Kenya’s top court will decide over the next two weeks whether to nullify the outcome of this month’s presidential elections that the main opposition says were rigged. Most legal experts and political analysts expect President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory to be upheld.
Next year’s presidential elections in Venezuela will proceed as planned, according to a top ally of President Nicolas Maduro and former head of the South American country’s electoral council.
Kenya’s opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga rejected preliminary election results that show President Uhuru Kenyatta has a commanding lead and demanded the electoral authority stop releasing results until it can provide supporting documentation.
Incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta built a commanding lead in Kenya’s presidential elections as analysts focused on how the loser of the closely fought race will react to the result.
Kenyans are awaiting the outcome of Aug. 8 presidential elections that pitted incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta against former Prime Minister Raila Odinga with bated breath. With preliminary vote tallies showing Kenyatta is heading for a resounding first-round victory, Odinga has alleged that the electoral commission’s computer systems have been hacked and the results are fraudulent. The prospect of Odinga and his National Super Alliance, which comprises five opposition parties, rejecting the final outco
A year is a long time in politics. But for the task confronting Mexico’s ruling party -- to recover from rock bottom approval ratings and retain the presidency -- it may not be long enough.
The winner of Kenya’s presidential elections on Tuesday is likely to be determined by voting in just nine of the country’s 47 counties, where the two main candidates are battling for dominance.
Paul Kagame has held an iron-clad grip on power in Rwanda since taking office 17 years ago and that’s set to remain after Friday’s presidential elections, with his victory an almost foregone conclusion.
A key Kenyan electoral authority official who went missing three days ago has been found dead, a week before the country holds presidential elections, the Independent Electoral & Boundaries Commission said.
The last time Rwanda held presidential elections, opposition leader Frank Habineza’s deputy was killed and he fled into European exile. Seven years on, he sees his candidacy in next month’s vote as a cautious step toward greater political freedoms in the tiny East African country.
The party overseeing Mongolia’s economic recovery plan was dealt a setback after its presidential candidate finished second behind a populist businessman promising stricter controls over mineral resources.
U.S. politicians have turned an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential elections into a witch hunt to settle domestic political scores, according to the head of Russia’s second-largest bank.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the strongest chance for completing an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement is through early next year before Mexican presidential elections.
Kenya’s Aug 8. presidential elections will be a rematch of the 2013 race, which pitted Uhuru Kenyatta against Raila Odinga. That vote saw Kenyatta squeak to victory in the first round and the Supreme Court reject Odinga’s allegations of rigging. This time, five of the main opposition parties have united to form the National Super Alliance and thrown their weight behind Odinga. With violence and intimidation having overshadowed four of the six elections held in Kenya since the advent of multipart
Emmanuel Macron faced his first major test since winning France’s presidential election Thursday as ally Francois Bayrou rejected his party’s proposed list of candidates for parliamentary elections.
When former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signaled he wants to make a comeback bid for the country’s top job, few in Latin America’s largest economy paid much attention.
Germany, Brazil and Mexico are all due to vote in next 18 months.
Montana votes May 25, after tight races in Kansas and Georgia.
The surprise was that there was no surprise.