The way forward for Kenya post 2017 polls

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Kenya’s is neither a legal nor a constitutional problem, but a political problem that will require a political approach to solve.

By VINCENT KIMOSOP

In 2017, Kenya has gone through the phases of its most protracted electioneering period since Independence. The intrigues witnessed during this election include an unprecedented scale of mass protests against the elections management body, numerous electoral-related litigations, the first annulment of a presidential poll, the withdrawal of a major c”” andidate “” and the resignation of a top election management body officer culminating in a controversial repeat election characterised by a significant voter boycott, cancelation of elections in 25 constituencies, the lowest voter turnout “” and the highest victory thresholds for the eventual winner.

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