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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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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi.  It has been five days since we in Kenya had our elections on August 9th. Five days, and still we do not know who our president is. As the wait continues, so does the pressure. Kenya is in a state of limbo [...]

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Aynsley Genga is a JURIST Staff Correspondent in Kenya.  On Tuesday, Kenyans went to the polls in general elections and are now waiting for the tallied results. A lot has happened during this period. In fact, too much has happened that has just left the majority of the populace feeling either tense or exasperated. Tension [...]

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As Kenya draws closer and closer to its August 9 elections date, I keep thinking that the presidential contenders have come “full circle”. Since the 1980s we have had the same political faces. We have the Azimio la Umoja party leaders, Raila Odinga and Martha Karua, who fought for multipartism in the 1980s, and we [...]

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