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Opposition ‘resistance movement’ unlikely to mobilise effective legislative boycott or successfully challenge Kenyan president’s re-election in court

31 October 2017

Event

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected on 31 October following a re-run election completed on 26 October. The previous election was annulled owing to procedural irregularities that breached constitutional requirements for a “valid” and “verifiable” process.

Opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga announced he would establish a “national resistance movement” to push for electoral reforms facilitating a fresh presidential election within 90 days.

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