In 2013, CORD filed a presidential petition asking the Supreme Court to nullify the presidential election based on the argument that the President elect by then Uhuru Kenyatta did not achieve the 50%+1 threshold. In 2017, NASA (which is basically CORD plus Mudavadi and Isaac Rutto), has filed a petition challenging the reelection of President
When did NASA Coalition know they’ll go to Supreme Court to contest the results of the 2017 presidential elections? The answer to this question would tell us whether the move by the coalition to go to Supreme Court was a long thought out strategy, or whether they were set up by Jubilee to land in
The 2017 elections are almost behind us, but not yet. The reelected President Kenyatta is yet to be sworn in whereas NASA presidential candidate Raila Amolo Odinga is set to make a major announcement detailing the way forward for his supporters following his refusal to concede defeat. Raila’s refusal to concede defeat stems from the
The hurdles Kenyan women must surmount to clinch political seats have been identified, analyzed, and recommendations on how to overcome them suggested. These hurdles include cultural beliefs that view women as servants and not heads, susceptibility to violence, and the crooked strategies their male counterparts normally employ to block them from participating in political contests.
Of course I saw Joyce Laboso, and Esther Passaris, and Wavinya Ndeti; and some glimpses of Charity Ngilu, Martha Karua and Anne Waiguru. What I mean is that I didn’t see any woman politician defending party positions in any discussion panels hosted on any TV station during the 2017 campaigns – panels that Nanjira Sambuli,