August 29, 2017

Access to Election Count System granted to opposition: Kenya SC

Kenya Supreme Court

Kenya Supreme Court ordered the election commission on 28th August to allow Raila Odinga's National Super Alliance (NASA) and Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee Party restricted access to its computer servers and electronic devices to reckon the vote-count for them to verify the election's morality.

Kenyatta won a second five-year term, according to the election commission, which was validated by independent monitors of a sampling of 2,000 polling stations. Odinga's supporters allege that the results from more than one-third of the polling stations are "fatally flawed."

According to the opposition's lawyer, some tally sheets were missing security features and an official stamp, which was designed to insure the election process, was conducted equitably, especially if the electronic systems were to fail. The court must provide a ruling by September 1 and if the opposition succeeds, a new election must be held within 60 days.

Related Post

latest News

  • Framing Of Uniform Guidelines For Designating Lawyers As “Senior Advocates”: SC

    On March 22, the Supreme Court referred to a larger bench a batch of petitions, including the one filed by former Additional Solicitor General Indira ...

    Read More
  • Not just mid-day meals: Aadhaar made mandatory for 11 more schemes

    Days after news broke of the central government mandating that children will not be served mid-day meals at school without Aadhaar cards

    Read More
  • SC Publishes Overview Of New Scheme For Automated Listing Of Cases

    On May 10, Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar had launched the Integrated Case Management Information System, with the object of bringing in greater o...

    Read More