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The BBC Kenya Election 2017: Raila Odinga says election system hacked 9 August 2017

The BBC Kenya Election 2017 article on the IEBC IT system hacking allegations. by Raila Odinga the presidential candidate for the opposition NASA Coalition.

Mr Odinga States the IEBC Kenya’s Electoral Commission IT systems were manipulated using complex algorithms and the stolen login identity of the murdered IEBC IT manager Chris Msando.

The article puts forward succinctly – Raila Odinga’s complaint and the reaction of the Electoral Commission. It highlights the voting was carried peacefully. One heart-warming moment from the elections, is the birth of Pualine Chemsang’s baby girl called Kura, who was born whilst the mother was queuing to vote.

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The BBC Kenya Election 2017: Raila Odinga says election system hacked.  9 August 2017: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40872778

KenyaElection.com Study Group Note: Highly recommended – The BBC has a strong history and relationship with Kenya. People found the related links and content of great interest. The Elections in Kenya was one of the top news items on the BBC on the morning of 9 August 2017, but was overshadowed by an incident involving a car hitting french soldiers in Paris, France which dominated the day’s headline news.

IT Election System Hacking

Kenyans have a deep love for technology. The concept of having an electronic bio-metric system was welcomed. Hacking fears that electoral system could and would be manipulated  increased when people heard of the sad death of Chris Msando – The IEBC IT Manager.

BBC Anne Soy Report on the #JusticeForLiz Kenya Gang Rape in Busia, Western Kenya 31 October 2013

BBC Anne Soy’s Report ‘Kenyans demand gang-rape justice in police petition 31 0ctober 2013′  on hundreds of protestors who marched through the streets of Nairobi, Kenya to hand in a petition to the Police Headquarters.

The report includes a short interview with Saida Ali of  the Coalition on Violence Against Women calling for end to violence on women and accountability on addressing impunity on ending sexual violence and on how they treat rape cases.

We recommend the related links on the BBC website:

Anne Soy: Kenya’s Liz: Will her rapists be charged? 31 October 2013

BBC Trending :#JusticeForLiz and the rape that shocked Kenya. 28 October 2013

Fears of Rape in Kenya’s Slums ‘traps Kenya Women.’ 7 July 2010

 

Westgate Mall General Karangi KDF Looting Denial

Report by the BBC 22nd October 2013 ‘Kenya’s General Karangi Rebuffs Army Looting Claims’ Kenya Army’s General Karangi refuted the allegations in a closed door session of Kenya’s joint committee on National Security and Defence in Nairobi. There is an earlier story

Kenya Mall: ‘It’s Horrific for me’ says looted shop owner 27 September 2013. The article is an interview of a Westgate shop owner who found her shop had been looted by persons unknown.

The Kenya Defence Force (KDF) is one of the most respected institution in Kenya. The video clips were greeted with shock by Kenyans.

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