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Ahmed Issack Hassan

Date of Birth: 2/3/1970


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Political football over the ref

The structure has not been meaningfully reformed and it has had the same Chairperson, Ahmed Issack Hassan, from the IIEC until today...

Ethnic politics colour poll body row It is hard now to believe the joy with which the then Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, and his Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) greeted the appointment of Ahmed Issack Hassan as Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairperson in November 2011...


Old faces, old problems

Ahle Sheikh members in cabinet include former Jazeera journalist Abdirahman Yusuf Ali Aynte (aka Abdi Aynte; Hawiye/Murasade) at Planning and International Cooperation, and Ahmed Hassan Gabobe (Dir/Gadsan), who was also part of the Islamic Courts Union in 2006 and later the Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia in Asmara...


Bribery trial

Odinga pointed out that in late 2012, the IEBC – which inherited many IIEC staff, including Chairman Ahmed Issack Hassan – had awarded S&O the contract to supply ballot papers for the 2013 elections...


The closest of shaves

The results so far, announced on 9 March by IEBC Chairman Ahmed Issack Hassan, are disputed by many people, some openly and many more privately...


Credibility of the IEBC under fire

At the heart of the dysfunctional organisation lies a fundamental distrust between its Chairman, Ahmed Issack Hassan, who is thought to favour the Jubilee Alliance, and Chief Executive Officer James Oswago, said to lean towards the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD)...


Jubilee aims to win it in one

While its Chief Executive Officer, James Oswago, is seen to lean towards CORD, the Chairman, Ahmed Issack Hassan, who most Kenyans presume will have responsibility for the final election results, is seen to lean towards Jubilee (AC Vol 54 No 3, Holding their breath & Odinga's fiasco)...


Holding their breath

The Chairman, Ahmed Issack Hassan, and the CEO, James Oswago, are not on good terms...


Odinga’s fiasco

A month after registration was completed, Commission Chairman Ahmed Issack Hassan’s team had not endorsed its own electoral register...


Ambushing the revolution

The real targets appear to be possible candidates such as Egyptian-American Nobel laureate Professor Ahmed Hassan Zewail and Mohamed el Baradei, another Nobel laureate, who denies holding a second passport...


Playing the odds

September ended with President Omer Ahmed Hassan el Beshir congratulating China on launching the Shenzhou-7 space mission...


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