The Kenyan shilling dropped to 103.75/85 per dollar on Monday, its lowest level since mid-August, mainly due to concerns about potential violence during a repeat presidential scheduled for October 26, traders said.
Campaigns for Thursday's fresh presidential election come to an end midnight on Monday, being 48 hours to Election Day.
Opposition leader, Raila Odinga has pulled out, saying the poll won't be free and fair.
The senator said there is no rationale for IEBC to spend public funds on an election that even the commission itself has said will not be free and fair nor credible and urged the electoral agency to call off the poll.
The two leaders said that they continue to closely monitor developments in Kenya, calling on all stakeholders to cooperate with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the constitutionally-mandated body to conduct the election.
"Attacks on IEBC must stop, no one is obliged to stand for office or to vote if they don't wish to", Ambassador Godec stated in a statement backed by twenty foreign envoys. "Doing so is profoundly undemocratic, and leaders must tell their supporters to refrain from such actions", they told a press conference in Nairobi. "But it is risky, and it must stop", the envoys added. "Now they really should deliver", the President said following the meeting at Harambee House.
But he also said attempts by the ruling party to change certain electoral laws ahead of the re-run were "unhelpful" and urged Kenyatta not to sign the amendments.
Akombe announced her exit from the commission last Wednesday citing numerous reasons among them threats on her life.
Speaking Monday, Kenya's security minister, Fred Matiangi, said police and security forces would ensure "a very peaceful election" on Thursday.
And although Raila's name will be on the ballot on October 26, at least according to IEBC, the former Premier insisted that the daily demonstrations will resume on Tuesday with a clarion call that for a credible elections to take place, there must a conducive environment.
Kenyatta won that election but the Supreme Court last nullified the result, saying there had been procedural irregularities and a repeat must be held.
He asked whether BJP can clearly say that none of the PM's tweets have been retweeted by handles from outside the country. She attached a report by the news agency ANI that said: "Bots behind the rise in Rahul Gandhi's Twitter popularity".
He also said that he has to defeat BJP in Gujarat and will campaign against them. "It is time to throw out the BJP in Gujarat". Along with Solanki, the party's Gujarat in-charge, Ashok Gehlot , too attended the meeting of Thakor with Rahul.
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