A major confrontation between the Government and the Opposition is in the offing after acting Interior CS Fred Matiang’i banned NASA protests in Nairobi, Kisumu, and Mombasa.
The National Super Alliance (NASA) on Friday defied orders by the Government and held protests in Nairobi CBD in their plan to oust several Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials ahead of the repeat presidential poll on October 26.
Announcing the ban in Nairobi on Thursday, October 12 acting Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’I’ said it was aimed at securing property.
He says he is inspired by leaders like Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, who suffered without bitterness and gave back to society without expecting special treatment
IEBC has said repeat presidential election will continue as planned on October 26, all 8 candidates will be included in the ballot
Jubilee Party has vowed to continue with its presidential campaigns while preparing to face off with fringe candidates following NASA candidate Raila Odinga's withdrawal from the race.
Lawyers divided on what should happen after Raila's withdrawal and court decision to allow Aukot to take part in poll
Opposition chief Raila Odinga’s decision to withdraw his candidature ahead of the October 26 polls was informed by Jubilee’s defiance in legislating new laws on the electoral process.
The National Super Alliance has accused some Jubilee ‘moles’ in its ranks of leaking some of its secret information to its rivals.
Opposition chief Raila Odinga has explained that he did not withdraw from the election to create a political crisis to force a coalition government.
The National Super Alliance (NASA) has now declared their street protests to push reforms at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will be on a daily basis from Monday.
The President and his deputy accuse the NASA candidate of wasting time and money by pulling out of the repeat poll.
A section of Jubilee MPs want the electoral body to declare Uhuru Kenyatta elected unopposed after his challenger, Raila Odinga, withdrew from the repeat poll.
The electoral agency on Tuesday conceded to some demands by National Super Alliance (NASA), including access to the election servers.