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African Dialogue

Date: Oct 17, 2017

The programme discusses current issues pertaining to South Africa and the continent as a whole. The talk show hosts various experts on interesting and important issues affecting Africa and the globe.

Kenyan Presidential re-run

The Kenyan Supreme Court declared the August 8 presidential election in the country to be null and void, citing “irregularities and illegalities" in the vote. As a result President Uhuru Kenyatta was stripped of his victory. Main opposition leader Raila Odinga has withdrawn from elections as he seeks the sacking of several election commission officials and set other conditions for taking part in the re-run after the landmark scrapping of the election, a first in Africa. Meanwhile a week before the re-run President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have fired a warning shot to foreign countries, accusing them of trying to interfere with Kenya’s affairs.

To help us unpack and discuss this further we are joined on the line by:

1. Emeritus Prof Shadrack Gutto
Political Analyst, UNISA

2. Nerima Wako
Executive Director, SAISA Place

3. Dr Conrad Bosire,
an advisor with Katiba Institute, a Nairobi-based think-tank on the Constitution and the law.

 

 

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