Kenya deports US expert who was supporting opposition candidate days before election
US Embassy in Kenya says that an American and Canadian are ‘safe and departing’ the country
A US-based campaign data company has said that its CEO faces deportation from Kenya after working on the opposition’s campaign ahead of a tightly contested presidential election.
The detention of the CEO of Aristotle, Inc has raised concerns about the upcoming vote just days after a top Kenyan election official responsible for the electronic voting system was found tortured and killed.
An Aristotle representative said CEO John Aristotle Phillips, an American, and Canadian staffer Andreas Katsouris were detained on Friday night and faced deportation later Saturday. Mr Phillips is at the US Embassy in Nairobi
The two men were assisting opposition candidate Raila Odinga with issues including strategy and data analysis and…
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