Kenya

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Print edition : October 13, 2017

Wafula Chebukati, Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, making the announcement on August 11 that President Uhuru Kenyatta (right) had won the presidential election, at the IEBC National Tallying Centre at Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi. Photo: Thomas Mukoya/REUTERS

Raila Odinga, the opposition candidate, in the Supreme Court when it announced the nullification of the August election. Photo: SIMON MAINA/AFP

The six-judge bench of the Kenyan Supreme Court on September 1 before it delivered the verdict. The judges are, from left, Njoki Ndungu, Jackton Ojwang, Deputy Chief Justice Philomela Mwilu, Chief Justice David Maraga, Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola. Photo: Sayyid Abdul Azim/AP

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with Thabo Mbeki (left), former President of South Africa president and an African Union election observer, and an independent observer at the National Tallying Centre on August 9. Photo: TONY KARUMBA/AFP

Kenyans are hoping for the best in the presidential election that has been scheduled for October 17 after the Supreme Court nullified the election that was held in August because of electoral irregularities.
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