Odinga also said that the ruling party Jubilee's proposed amendments to the election laws in parliament demonstrated that it had no intention of competing on a level playing field.
"Considering the interests of the people of Kenya, the region and the world at large, we believe that all will be best served by [opposition party] NASA vacating its presidential candidature in the election", he said.
Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga has withdrawn his candidacy in the fresh presidential election ordered by the country's supreme court.
But, speaking in Mombasa, President Kenyatta claimed that Mr Odinga was planning to pull out of the repeat election and challenged him to quit the race if he is not interested.
He has singled out the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for particular criticism, deeming it "rotten".
Some of the deaths were caused by "police using live bullets" while others were killed by police "bludgeoning using clubs", Kenya National Commission on Human Rights said in a report on Monday. It named a 6-month-old girl, a 7-year-old boy, and an 8-year-old girl as victims.
Odinga's opposition alliance is threatening to boycott the October vote unless the electoral board changes some personnel.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga and his supporters have turned their ire on the election board for its role in the canceled poll.
Remnants of Nate to bring rain, wind to NJ on Columbus Day Nate is the fourth major storm to strike the United States in less than two months, following Harvey, Irma and Maria. Another warming trend could be on the way by next weekend , as soon as we lose the onshore easterly ocean breeze.
Following the withdrawal of the NASA presidential candidate, the Commission and the legal team are meeting and will communicate way forward.
It was a legal challenge by Raila Odinga that prompted the Supreme Court to nullify the results of the August 8 election, won by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, citing irregularities. "We have said and we continue to say that we will not participate in the elections if the environment is not conducive for a free and fair election", he told a press conference.
Odinga among other demands wants Al Ghurair, the firm that has been contracted to print the papers, to be dropped because it has connections to President Uhuru Kenyatta's family.
During a press conference in Nairobi, he said he could not be sure that the October 26 poll would be free, fair and credible so he dropped out.
Investigators are seen on September 13, 2017, at a Florida nursing home where multiple people died during Hurricane Irma. The rehabilitation center at Hollywood Hills informed state officials that the facility is closing its doors.
About 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine are due to arrive this weekend and a vaccination campaign should start on Tuesday. While India sees the existing population of around 40,000 Rohingyas as a security threat , Haque had a different take.
The reason for the shutdown according to Nokia has to do with the slow growth in the VR market or rather, the direction of growth. In healthcare, Nokia unveiled two new devices in June and rebranded Withings , the company it acquired previous year .
The Spanish PM insisted that what happens next "depends fundamentally" on whether Puigdemont will declare independence. They marched across 50 Spanish cities, carrying banners calling for peace and dialogue between leaders.
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Though limited to its participating states, the latest RGGI agreement will go further than the Clean Power Plan in this region. The EPA has not, as was widely expected, issued a revised, weaker version of the Clean Power Plan.
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The king has been visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin in talks over oil and Syria, Saudi's al Arabiya television reported . Saudi Arabia is a longstanding US ally in the Middle East and its arms deals with Moscow have caused disquiet in Washington.
Indian bowlers performed in unison as Australia were restricted to a meagre 118 for 8 when rain stopped play after 18.4 overs. From there on, India took complete control of the game with Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah (2-17) among the wickets.
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TMC pricks BJP on allegations against Amit Shahs son
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'Turkey will close Iraq border, air space soon'
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Kevin Lee makes weight for UFC 216 in dramatic fashion
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Jackie Chan Confirms That Rush Hour 4 is Happening
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EU Summit Opens With Focus On Stalled Trade Talks
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