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General Elections in Kenya

Religious leaders in Kenya. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenya’s Faith Leaders Call for Peace amid Tension after Declaration of Presidential Result

Aug 15, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya are calling for peace and calm amid tension in the East African nation following the declaration of the final results of the Presidential election that was conducted on August 9.

Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya addressing the nation after closure of polling stations on Tuesday, August 9. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Kenya’s Faith Leaders Urge “highest possible levels of transparency” in Vote Tallying

Aug 10, 2022

Religious leaders in Kenya have urged the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to demonstrate “the highest possible levels of transparency, accountability and accuracy” in the vote tallying process following the general elections in the East African nation.

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“Be extremely prudent, shun any form of manipulation of tallying”: Bishops to Kenyans

Aug 8, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have called on the people of God in the East African nation to exercise prudence during the electioneering period, and to avoid all forms of tallying manipulation as the electorate heads to the polls on Tuesday, August 9. 

Logo Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF). Credit: KCPF

Christian Professionals Urge Kenyan Electorate to Vote, “hoping to win and ready to lose"

Aug 8, 2022

Members of the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) have urged the electorate in Kenya to take part in the Tuesday, August 9 elections, and to be prepared to accept the fact that the political candidates they vote for can win or lose.

Archbishop Philip Subira Anyolo of Nairobi Archdiocese. Credit: ADN

Life Has to Continue after General Elections: Catholic Archbishop to Electorate in Kenya

Aug 8, 2022

The Local Ordinary of Nairobi Archdiocese in Kenya has urged voters in the East African nation to be prepared to accept the outcome of the Tuesday, August 9 general elections because life has to continue after the polls.

Bishop Dominic Kimengich of Kenya's Eldoret Diocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

“All of us Kenyans should decide that we need peaceful elections": Catholic Bishop

Aug 6, 2022

A Catholic Bishop in Kenya has emphasized the need for peace in the country as the electorate in the East African nation head to the polls on Tuesday, August 9.

Archbishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba of Kenya's Kisumu Archdiocese. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Show the World Who You “really are”, Nuncio to Kenyans, Calls for Peaceful Elections

Aug 3, 2022

Attention is shifting to Kenya as the East African nation heads to the general elections slated for August 9, the representative of the Holy Father in Kenya has said, and called on Kenyans to show the world that they are a peace-loving country.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Prepare Supporters for “any result”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya to Political Candidates

Aug 1, 2022

Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged political candidates in the East African to prepare their respective supporters to accept the outcome of the poll scheduled for August 9. 

Bishop Joseph Mwongela of Kitui Diocese reading the message of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Elect Candidates “who worry about our environment”: Bishops in Kenya ahead of Elections

Jul 25, 2022

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) have urged the electorate in Kenya to consider political candidates’ track record in environmental conservation during the general elections scheduled to take place on August 9.

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Catholic Activists Decry Omission of Life, Family Agenda in Kenya’s Presidential Debates

Jul 25, 2022

Past presidential debates in Kenya, as the country heads to the general elections, have failed to address the right to life and other pertinent family issues, Catholic activists in Kenya have said.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

End “tribal animosity, violence that comes with every election”: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

Jul 18, 2022

Catholic Bishops have urged Kenyans to avoid tribal clashes that have previously characterized the country’s electioneering period, and instead embrace “cultural diversity”. 

Bishop Dominic Kimengich (left) of Eldoret Diocese and Bishop Joseph Mairura Okemwa (right) of the Catholic Diocese of Kisii. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Be Wary of Political Candidates Offering Bribes for Votes: Catholic Bishops in Kenya

Jun 29, 2022

Two Catholic Bishops in Kenya have urged the electorate in the East African country to be cautious about political candidates offering bribes for votes.

A poster announcing the Catholic Bishops' Sunday message initiative of members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: Courtesy Photo

Political Candidates in Kenya “should” Be Specific on How to Lower Cost of Living: Bishops

Jun 27, 2022

Those seeking to be elected on August 9 in Kenya “should” be specific about their respective plans to address the high cost of living in the country without passing the buck to their political opponents “or blaming external factors”, Catholic Bishops in the East African nation have said.

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB). Credit: KCCB

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Caution against “careless voting”, Advocate for Servant Leaders

Jun 20, 2022

Members of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) are calling on the electorate in Kenya to examine political candidates on the basis of their “vision” for service if they are not to engage in “careless voting”.

Members of the National Council of Churches of Kenya - NCCK. Credit: NCCK

Kenya’s Religious Leaders to Embark on Civic Education ahead of General Elections

Mar 17, 2022

Representatives of religious leaders in Kenya have said that plans are underway for them to spearhead civic education targeting their respective members as the East African nation prepares for general elections in August.