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English Publication Date: Monday, July 24, 2017 Source: All Africa
The second tier of the presidential debate kicked off half an hour late Monday night after President Uhuru Kenyatta failed to show up, with his opponent Raila Odinga appearing solo.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Source: SDE
Raila had earlier challenged the President to agree to debate him after the Debate Commission informed him that there had been no response from Jubilee to what would be or not be acceptable.
English Publication Date: Monday, July 24, 2017 Source: The Star
While most Kenyans on social media vented their anger at the president's move, others said the head of state had reasons for the same.  
English Publication Date: Monday, July 24, 2017 Source: Capital News
“I don’t regret any word that I uttered on that day…I meant every word that I uttered,” Odinga said during the second tier of the presidential debates, in which he was meant to face off with President Uhuru Kenyatta who skipped it.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Source: Africa News
Odinga made the remark during the presidential debate which was broadcast live on national television and snubbed by President Uhuru Kenyatta.  
English Publication Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Source: Nairobi News
Kenyans onTtwitter camped online to giveg their opinions on President Kenyatta’s absence.
English Publication Date: Monday, July 24, 2017 Source: Reuters
The office of Kenyatta, who is running for a second and final five-year term in office, gave no explanation for his absence.  
English Publication Date: Monday, July 24, 2017 Source: The Star
President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday snubbed the presidential debate hosted at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.  
English Publication Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Source: Africa News
Kenyan opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Monday fielded questions alone on stage after his rival, President Uhuru Kenyatta, failed to show up for a debate between the two.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Source: Daily Nation
Contrary to the excuses offered, both camps were fully apprised of the debate by the organisers. Their campaign secretariats were briefed on the proposed dates, the debate format and the ground rules.