Raila Odinga pulls out of Kenyan election citing unfairness

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced that he would not participate in the country's October's election re-run against President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The Kenyan Supreme Court nullified the 8 August presidential election citing systematic errors there.

Vauldi Carelse, EWN Correspondent in Kenya reports that Odinga believes he won't get a fair chance even though he went to court and had the election nullified.

His direct quote is "he can't play if the playing field is not level".

Vauldi Carelse, EWN Correspondent in Kenya

Take a listen:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Africa Report: Zim's Mawarire arrested on subversion charges, pleads not guilty

Africa Report: Zim's Mawarire arrested on subversion charges, pleads not guilty

Africa correspondent Crystal Orderson says Pastor Evan Mawarire was arrested this past Sunday upon stepping down from the pulpit.

Kenyan court slams electoral board for failing to verify poll results

Kenyan court slams electoral board for failing to verify poll results

The court says the board did not ensure that the system of voting, counting and tallying of results was verifiable and accurate.

Business in Africa: The rising interest in art

Business in Africa: The rising interest in art

Ambassador Advisory's Refilwe Moloto says the rising interest in art over the past decade cannot be overestimated.

'Pseudo scientists refuse to believe Africans capable of building the pyramids'

'Pseudo scientists refuse to believe Africans capable of building the pyramids'

Dr Julien Benoit says the theories that credit the building of pyramids to aliens and time travellers is growing tremendously.

Egypt ousts SA as Africa’s top investment destination

Egypt ousts SA as Africa’s top investment destination

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Celeste Fauconnier, co-author of RMB’s “Where to Invest in Africa” report.

Kenyan opposition party plans to boycott re-elections until demands are met

Kenyan opposition party plans to boycott re-elections until demands are met

The new election date for Kenya has been set for 17 October but opposition's demands must be met before elections can be held.

SA's first ParaVolley team heading to African Championships

SA's first ParaVolley team heading to African Championships

South Africa's ParaVolley team will be travelling to Rwanda to compete in African Championships for the first time ever.

 Kenyatta and Odinga back on the campaign trail

Kenyatta and Odinga back on the campaign trail

Aga Khan University's political analyst Dr Sam Kamau explains what to expect in Kenya now that the election has been nullified.

Africa Report: Odinga wants Kenya electoral commission to step down

Africa Report: Odinga wants Kenya electoral commission to step down

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will not share power after a court on Friday ruled the August poll invalid.

Credibility of Kenya's electoral commission questioned after polls annulled

Credibility of Kenya's electoral commission questioned after polls annulled

The Supreme Court in Kenya says electoral board committed 'illegalities' and orders a fresh election to be held within two months.

Popular articles
Idols judge Unathi Nkayi gets intimate - opens up about money, beliefs about it

Idols judge Unathi Nkayi gets intimate - opens up about money, beliefs about it

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Nkayi about her attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

VBS gave Zuma R8.5m before any security was provided for loan - News 24 journo

VBS gave Zuma R8.5m before any security was provided for loan - News 24 journo

News 24 investigative journalist Kyle Cowan reports that Zuma was granted the loan despite the fact that he could not afford it.

'The VhaVenda King is very pained by what happened to VBS and people's money'

'The VhaVenda King is very pained by what happened to VBS and people's money'

The VhaVenda King's spokesperson Mathivha Makonde says the King is calling on authorities to help him correct the wrong.

Journos provide fresh insights into the latest on state capture inquiry

Journos provide fresh insights into the latest on state capture inquiry

Journalists Karyn Maughan and Erin Bates provide insights into the state capture inquiry.

It seems that the media is pushing a certain agenda with VBS  - caller

It seems that the media is pushing a certain agenda with VBS - caller

Callers continue to share their thoughts on the VBS Bank Heist with host Sizwe Mpofu- Walsh.

C-section births have nearly double since 2000 - study

C-section births have nearly double since 2000 - study

Professor Justus Hofmeyr says there are a number of reasons why the number of c-sections has doubled.

[WATCH] Is it a cow's penis or an udder? Well, this kid thinks it's a penis

[WATCH] Is it a cow's penis or an udder? Well, this kid thinks it's a penis

Check out the videos, tweets, Facebook posts that have gone viral and why this kid cheered her dad on in the toilet.