Kenya says yes to reform

Kenyan’s voted, peacefully, for reform of the Constitution, which will introduce a new Bill of Rights and also curb the President’s power.

See the BBC video here.

After the violence of 2007, it is a victory for Kenyans that the referendum poll this week was peaceful. The Standard online has an intriguing article on the impact of using technology for voter registration for this referendum.

For more on the implications of the yes vote, see Reuters Alert.