Kenya’s Presidential Elections Moved to October 26

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Credit: Aljazeera 

Credit: Aljazeera

 

Kenya’s electoral commission says it has moved the date of the country’s repeat presidential elections to October 26.

The commission said in a statement on Thursday that plans to hold the vote on October 17 had to be scrapped because it needs more time to meet the requirements set by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

In its ruling, the court said the electoral commission had failed to properly verify the result of the August 8 vote that declared President Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner but was later invalidated.

 

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