Elections 2018: Africa's bumpy road ahead
6 days ago, 14:20
Kenya’s divisive election in August last year replays a new trend in Africa: An electoral crisis that rapidly metastasizes into a constitutional one. President Uhuru Kenyatta won an October 2017 repeat election ordered by the Supreme Court after it nullified an earlier one held in August. Raila Odinga, Kenyatta’s chief opponent, boycotted the re-run, dissatisfied with Kenya’s electoral management body, the IEBC. He calls Kenyatta illegitimate and has had himself sworn in as “the people’s preside ...
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