Who would have thought a sim­ple hand­shake would heal the rift be­tween Jubilee and NASA?

The East African - - OPIN­ION -

Slightly over a year ago, we had tu­mul­tuous elec­tions, de­pend­ing on where you sit – some say we had two elec­tions while oth­ers com­pletely dis­miss the sec­ond one. Who would have thought that af­ter a sim­ple hand­shake, the rift be­tween the rul­ing party and op­po­si­tion that was so dire that the ten­sion could be cut with a knife, would just dis­ap­pear?

Real events in Kenya sounded fic­tional at sev­eral point points. Re­cently, the In­de­pen­dent Elec­toral and Bound­aries Com­mis­sion (IEBC) held a meet­ing with civil so­ci­ety groups from across the coun­try in Nairobi to as­sess the com­mis­sion’s per­for­mance in the 2017 gen­eral and fresh elec­tions, as well as to doc­u­ment the chal­lenges faced dur­ing that pe­riod and dis­cuss ways to im­prove IEBC’S op­er­a­tions.

The peo­ple who were in­vited were

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