Kenya's Supreme Court annuls results of presidential elections

Kenya's Supreme Court annuls results of presidential elections

There shall be new presidential elections in Kenya as the country's Supreme Court has annulled the result of the one held earlier in August.

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According to reports, the Supreme Court stated that irregularities had marred the integrity of the election which was won by incumbent president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta.

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The election commission had declared incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of last month's election.

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta with former president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta with former president of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama

Announcing the 4-2 majority decision, Chief Justice David Maraga said the elections were not conducted according to law.

But Kenya opposition candidate Raila Odinga claimed that the commission's IT system had been hacked to manipulate the results.

The Supreme Court has ordered for fresh polls to be conducted within 60 days.

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