Kenya's Democracy

Three Reasons Why Kenya’s Democracy Triumphed

The Kenyan Supreme Court unan­i­mous­ly upheld the out­come of the Aug. 9 elec­tions. Inde­pen­dent Elec­toral Bound­aries Com­mis­sion (IEBC) Chair­man Wafu­la Chebukati declared Deputy Pres­i­dent William Ruto the win­ner. Four com­mis­sion­ers on the IEBC chal­lenged the cred­i­bil­i­ty of the results. Run­n­er-up, for­mer Prime Min­is­ter Raila Odin­ga had vowed to dis­pute the results in court. Fol­low­ing the court…