Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism sumaries

Sub-Category : Electoral and Boundaries Reforms

Poll Body Talks Set for Naivasha

Weekend Star, Pg 2
Saturday, 26 Feb 2011

A row is simmering between the IIEC commission and MPs over the procedure of appointing new commissioners to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Parliament has adopted a report and proposed a bill seeking t

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Naivasha Talks to Focus on Electoral Commission Bill

The Star, Pg 3
Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011

Talks on a legislation seeking to create a new electoral body are scheduled to start in Naivasha. IIEC has called the multi-sectoral forum to discuss a draft Bill on the new electoral commisison. IIEC chair Isaac Hassan said the i

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IIEC Warns over New Electoral Appointments

The Star, Pg 5
Wednesday, 16 Feb 2011

Commissioners from the IIEC are now opposing a proposal to bar seven of their members from joining the Independent Elections and Boundary Commission. They are warning against the naming of new commissioners to the IEBC claiming it

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By-Election to go on as Planned, Says IIEC Boss

The People, Pg 6
Monday, 14 Feb 2011

IIEC chair Isaack Hassan has said the by-election will continue as scheduled despite a court order. He said the commission has yet been orders barring the commission from conducting the by-election.

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Raila Says Kenya not Ready Yet to Hold Early Polls

The People, Pg 7
Monday, 07 Feb 2011

Raila Odinga has said there are no structures to hold an election. He said the requisite electoral body that will hold free and fair elections has not been formed according to the new law. He challenged legislators to now focus on

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Ballot Boxes Sent as Polls D-Day Nears

Daily Nation, Pg 34
Friday, 11 Feb 2011

Non-strategic election materials have been delivered to Kirinyaga Central as voters prepare to elect their MP in the February 16th by-election. IIEC returning officer Teresia Mwai said the materials are safe and that the commissio

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Electoral Body forms Dispute Mediator Panels

Saturday Nation, Pg 4
Saturday, 29 Jan 2011

IIEC has formed panels of political and electoral dispute mediators in all provinces to oversee peaceful resolutions of such disputes. IIEC expects the panelists to observe the political scene to detect conflict and mediate o the

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Lucky Four to Join New Election Team

The Star , Pg 3
Monday, 20 Dec 2010

Only four members of the IIEC and IIBRC will be retained as members of the IEBC. The new commission’s first task will be to finalise the list of 80 new electoral boundaries. This rule emanates from the constitutional provisi

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