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The next trial of strength

Following the case brought by Maina Kiai in the Court of Appeal in June which ruled that all results announced at the 290 constituency levels were final, the IEBC's role at national level was reduced merely to that of adding up the results from the constituencies as reported in Form 34Bs, and declaring the presidential results in a Form 34C...

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Fear stalks the law

In 2007, the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR), a watchdog monitoring government bodies and headed by lawyer Maina Kiai, issued a detailed report, 'Cries of Blood'...


Warnings of a bad election

It included some of the most-respected intellectuals and activists: Kisumu Senator Professor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o, economist and columnist David Ndii, University of Nairobi political scientist Adams Oloo, lawyer and human rights activist Maina Kiai, anti-corruption crusader John Githongo, and lawyer and columnist George Kegoro...


Opposition misses tricks

One of the government's most outspoken critics, the prominent human rights activist Maina Kiai, is believed to be having trouble renewing funding from Britain's Department for International Development for the InformAction project, of which he is codirector...


The long, long vote count

Civil society activists, such as Maina Kiai and Gladwell Otieno who lodged a petition against the results, would step up efforts to prove the elections were fraudulent (AC Vol 50 No 7, A reform deadline for the rivals & Vol 54 No 6, A very British coup)...

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Diplomatic diversions

Because of this, the Jubilee Alliance tried to discredit Maina Kiai, a prominent rights activist, alleging that he was plotting with Britain to rig Kenyatta’s rival candidate, Raila Odinga, into State House (AC Vol 54 No 6, The closest of shaves)...


A very British coup

It was a warning shot from the usually emollient Charity Kaluki Ngilu when she read a statement in Nairobi on 6 March claiming that Britain’s envoy Christian Turner was plotting with civil society activist Maina Kiai to rig the election in Raila Odinga’s favour: ‘The Jubilee Alliance is deeply concerned about the shadowy, suspicious and rather animated involvement of the British High Commissioner in Kenya’s election...


How the fighting spread

The Commission Chairwoman, Florence Simbiri-Jaoko, who replaced Maina Kiai at the end of July, said the full report listed five ministers, five religious leaders, eight senior provincial administrators and 13 others...


Judge Kriegler looks into the elections

For now, there are no really independent and publicly funded institutions in Kenya, save the boisterous Kenya National Human Rights Commission under Maina Kiai...


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