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The Supreme Court of Kenya Monday dismissed a challenge to the victory of Kenya’s president-elect William Ruto. The ruling puts an end to a tough electioneering period and paves the way for the president-elect’s swearing-in next week. Following the declaration of the presidential results by the electoral commission on August 15, the court received a [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.   Friday was the final hearing day for the presidential election petition before the Supreme Court of Kenya. The Supreme Court’s agenda for the day was listening to the answers given by both the respondents and petitioners to outstanding questions judges had asked [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.   Earlier this week Kenya’s Supreme Court issued an order for the recounting of voting in 15 constituencies during Kenya’s recent general elections following a request made by the Azimio party. Once the recount was completed, the Registrar of the Supreme Court submitted [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.   This has been a very hectic week for Kenya. Mombasa and Kakamega had their gubernatorial elections on Monday, while Rongai, West Pokot South and Kacheliba had their Member of Parliament (MP) elections the very same day. The Azimio La Umoja party won [...]

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Kenyan presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga filed a petition Monday with the Kenyan Supreme Court challenging the country’s 2022 presidential election results. Odinga’s challenge follows the Kenyan election regulator’s announcement last week that current Deputy President William Ruto won the election. Odinga’s petition highlights many concerns that his supporters raised after Ruto [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.  Kenyan elections have been some of the most drama-filled moments in my country, and unfortunately some of the saddest. I honestly do not think we’ve had a general election where no one has died. Monday night Daniel Musyoka, the missing Embakasi East [...]

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