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BBC World Service Interview with Kenya Election Official Roselyn Akombe ‘I didn’t feel safe.’ 18 October 2017

Dr Roselyn Akombe Interview with BBC World Service 18 October 2017

If you were up early in the morning of the 18 October 2017 you would have caught this BBC World Service interview with Dr Roselyn Akombe. We highly recommend you listen to it as it puts the reasons for her resignation and returning to the US (where she worked with the United Nations) in context.

BBC also carries another article ‘Kenya Election Official Roselyn Akombe flees to the US,’ stating that Kenya is unable to hold credible Kenya Presidential elections on 26 November 2017.

Sources and Useful links:

BBC World Service – Kenya Election Official Roselyn Akombe ‘I didn’t feel safe.’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05k81k6 (Accessed 18 October 2017)

BBC Africa ‘Kenya Election Official Roselyn Akombe flees to the US,’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-41660880 (Accessed 18 October 2017)

Dr Roselyn Akombe IEBC Kenya Commissioner Resigns 18 October 2017

Dr Roselyn Akombe a key member of the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission Kenya (IEBC) has resigned and is in the US. She feared for her safety and suffered intimidation via social media whilst in Kenya. She is calling for the politicians to sit down and to reach a consensus. In her opinion the Kenya Presidential Elections on 26 November 2017 to be delayed or it will lack credibility.

Dr Roselyn Akombe IEBC Commissioner Resigns 18 October 2017

Dr Roselyn Akombe IEBC Commissioner Resigns Courtesy: Twitter @IEBCKenya

Kenya IEBC Press Statement 11 October 2017

IEBC Press Statement on the forthcoming fresh presidential elections in Kenya – 11 October 2017

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