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What next for Kenya as Odinga withdraws from re-run? [The Morning Call]

What next for Kenya as Odinga withdraws from re-run? [The Morning Call]

The Morning Call

A constitutional interpretation crisis may be brewing in Kenya following the decision of main opposition party

the National Super Alliance (NASA) not to participate in a presidential election re-run ordered by the country’s Supreme Court.

The decision was announced by its leader and former Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, on Tuesday and has now set Kenya’s electoral commision

known as the IEBC into crisis talks with its lawyers to discuss the decision options available to it.

There have also been huge reactions from Kenyans on social media about Mr Odinga’s decision to withdraw.

We speak with Benji Ndolo, a political analyst in the country to weigh in on the situation and give us the implications for Kenya’s democratic process.

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