Kenyatta to become 1st sitting leader to appear before ICC

2014-10-08 09:48

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta is due to become the first sitting president to appear before the ICC, summoned over his floundering trial charges of crimes against humanity.

Kenyan VP 'orchestrated ethnic killings', ICC told

2013-09-11 07:48

Kenyan Vice President William Ruto orchestrated a campaign of ethnic killings "to satisfy his thirst for power" after disputed 2007 elections, prosecutors say.

Kenyan teachers to strike

2013-06-25 11:16

The Kenyan union representing more than 200 000 state school teachers says it will go on strike over payment allowances.

Tense Kenya vote count enters final stretch

2013-03-08 09:25

Presidential frontrunner Uhuru Kenyatta is holding the lead as the vote count in Kenya’s election enters the final, nail biting stretch.

Kenyatta holds lead as vote count continues

2013-03-06 08:39

Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces an international trial for crimes against humanity is holding a steady lead as votes continue to be tallied from Kenya’s presidential elections.

Remain calm, Kenyans urged after vote

2013-03-05 10:35

Political parties and newspapers in Kenya have urged calm as Kenyans nervously await results a day after they voted in general elections.

Kenyans await poll results

2013-03-05 07:38

Eyes are now set on tallying after Kenyans turned out en masse for the first presidential poll since disputed results triggered a wave of bloodletting five years ago.

Machete-wielding gangs linked to Kenya attacks

2013-03-04 12:00

The death toll from attacks in Kenya's port city of Mombasa has reached 15 amid reports that the attacks are linked to a separatist movement .

Several cops killed as Kenya polls open

2013-03-04 07:26

Polls have opened in Kenya for hard-fought elections amid reports that several policemen have been killed in an ambush in the port city of Mombasa.

'Pilot error caused deadly Kenya crash'

2013-03-01 12:26

The helicopter crash that last year killed Kenya's Internal Security Minister George Saitoti and five other people was likely caused by pilot error during bad weather conditions, an investigation team says.


Kenyan nurse sentenced to hang over botched abortion

2014-09-26 08:21

A Kenyan nurse has been sentenced to death by hanging after being found guilty of carrying out an abortion on a young woman that led her to death.

Kenyan VP Ruto's trial opens at ICC

2013-09-10 11:13

Kenya Vice President William Ruto has gone on trial for crimes against humanity at the ICC, the most senior official ever judged by the under-fire tribunal.

Kenyatta takes oath as Kenyan president

2013-04-09 13:12

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn as Kenya’s fourth president to cheers from tens of thousands of supporters, despite facing an international crimes against humanity trial.

Kenya final vote result 'expected soon'

2013-03-06 09:10

Kenyan authorities hope to deliver the final outcome of a presidential vote after partial results gave a lead to a politician wanted in The Hague over tribal violence following the last election in 2007.

Kenya: Number of spoilt ballots 'worrying'

2013-03-05 13:25

Kenya's electoral commission chairperson Isaak Hassa says the number of so-called spoiled ballots – votes that won't be counted for not complying with election rules is "quite worrying".

Kenya polls: Kenyatta takes early lead

2013-03-05 07:55

Uhuru Kenyatta has opened an early lead as Kenya continues the count in a presidential election that brought out millions of voters despite pockets of violence that killed at least 15 people.

Reports of vote buying in Kenya elections

2013-03-04 15:28

There have been reports of alleged irregularities such as vote rigging at polling stations in several regions, as Kenyans vote in general elections.

Kenya polls: Tensions high in Mombasa

2013-03-04 09:23

Tensions are high in Kenya's port city of Mombasa, where an ambush blamed on a separatist movement killed five police officers hours before the opening of polling stations, police say.

Kenya's complex elections

2013-03-01 16:07

Kenyans will vote six times on 4 March in general elections, including in presidential and parliamentary polls. Here is a summary of the polls.

Kenyatta hopes to take up dad's mantle

2013-03-01 12:26

Hugely wealthy and son of Kenya's founding president, Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to take up his father's mantle despite facing trial for crimes against humanity over election violence five years ago.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.