How to Ensure a Credible, Peaceful Presidential Vote in Kenya

Following the annulment of August’s historic vote, Kenya must hold repeat presidential elections by 1 November.

But rising tensions and the threat of an opposition boycott could result in missing the vote’s deadline and risk a constitutional crisis

Both political camps must move away from harsh words and find mutually acceptable electoral reforms to allow elections to proceed.

1. Overview

Keep 1aKenya must hold repeat presidential elections before 1 November, after the country’s Supreme Court annulled a first vote that took place in early August.

The Court’s decision was historic, unprecedented in Africa’s electoral history and applauded across the continent and beyond.

It has, however, provoked a…

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