Kenya: Kenyatta slams courts amid preparations for repeat vote



KENYAN President Uhuru Kenyatta warned judges not to “interfere” with the electoral commission as the country gears up for a rerun of last month’s election.
The president raised hackles by vowing to “fix” the judicial system after the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that his re-election was not valid due to anomalies in the counting of votes.
Mr Kenyatta slammed the court as “crooks,” but says he intends to fight and win the rerun.
The president’s warning that the electoral commission must be left alone, despite the court’s ruling that it failed to conduct August’s vote properly, contrasts... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Regional, Views: 59
Source: Morning Star
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