Kenya's police teargas opposition, ruling party supporters

2017-09-20 18:33

Kenya's police have tear gassed opposition and ruling party supporters outside the Supreme Court as it delivered its full judgment on why it annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in August.

Kenya court blames election commission for botched vote

2017-09-20 13:47

Kenya's Supreme Court has placed the blame for last month's annulled presidential vote firmly on the country's election committee, in its full ruling detailing the judges' decision.

Kenya's judges who nullified election face 'savage' threats

2017-09-20 08:27

Attempts to intimidate Kenya's Supreme Court judges after they nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election have been "unlawful and savage in nature," the nation's judiciary has said, as police used tear gas on ruling party supporters who protested outside the court demanding the judges' removal.

Kenya's opposition urges reform of electoral commission

2017-09-17 16:00

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says the coalition he leads will hold nationwide campaigns to push for reforms of the electoral commission before the fresh presidential elections next month.

Audit shows no hacking of Kenya vote system: French firm

2017-09-15 20:03

An audit of the electronic system used to tally votes in Kenya's cancelled presidential poll showed no manipulation of data, the French biometrics firm that supplied the system has said.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe, Kenya, Nigeria

2017-09-14 08:37

AfriForum says it won't be deterred in its case against Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, and riots have broken out in Kenya's opposition stronghold of Kisumu city.

Observers under fire for 'rubber stamping' Kenya vote

2017-09-12 14:26

Accused of glossing over flaws in Kenya's election which later caused the result to be overturned, international observers are under a harsh spotlight ahead of a re-run next month.

Kenya opposition launches cash appeal for election re-run

2017-09-08 20:23

Kenya's opposition coalition has urged supporters to donate money to its election campaign for next month's presidential vote re-run in which its candidate Raila Odinga will bid for power once again.

Leaked memo reveals failings in Kenya's election body

2017-09-07 20:00

The chairperson of Kenya's election commission has written to the panel's CEO, questioning a host of failings in the conduct of last month's presidential poll, annulled by the Supreme Court.

Observers in the spotlight ahead of Kenya's election re-run

2017-09-07 12:54

The re-run of kenya's presidential election after the Supreme Court invalidated the August 8 vote for irregularities has exposed high-profile observer missions, which endorsed a faulty process.


WATCH: 'Angry' bees attack protesters, police outside Kenya's Supreme Court

2017-09-20 17:00

"Angry" bees have caused havoc outside the Kenyan Supreme Court where the full judgment of last month's annulled polls was being delivered, leaving a disabled man badly bitten.

Top Africa stories: Grace Mugabe son, Kenya, Nigeria

2017-09-20 08:27

Grace Mugabe's son, Russel Goreraza, has reportedly imported two Rolls Royce limousines worth more than R70m, and a French firm says Kenya's electronic voting system won't be ready for October 17 polls.

Kenya's electronic voting system won't be ready, says French firm

2017-09-19 12:47

The electronic voting system due to be used in a re-run of Kenya's presidential poll will not be ready in time, the French biometrics firm behind it says.

Kenya election rerun in doubt as acrimony deepens

2017-09-17 07:00

Doubts are growing over Kenya's ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say.

Credibility of Kenya's electoral body 'is seriously questionable'

2017-09-15 15:02

Kenya's electoral body must to be "sincerely reformed" before the presidential election re-run next month as its credibility to hold a free and fair vote "is seriously questionable", political analyst Benji Ndolo has said.

Riots in Kenya city after rumor about alleged election fraud

2017-09-13 17:15

Riots broke out in Kenya's opposition stronghold of Kisumu city after a rumor spread about alleged efforts to rig next month's presidential election, a police official has said.

Putting the brakes on executive power in Kenya

2017-09-09 09:03

Civil society, the media and the judiciary are all playing roles in checking executive power in Kenya, analysts say, a trend made clear by the annulment of last month's presidential election.

Kenya opposition says electoral officials' lives threatened

2017-09-08 19:25

The lives of some top officials with Kenya's electoral commission are under "serious threat" from the government ahead of the new presidential election next month, opposition leader Raila Odinga has claimed.

Kenya shows pitfalls of digital elections

2017-09-07 15:35

Allegations of computer hacking in Kenya's August 8 election have reignited a debate around the use of digital technology in national votes, with experts wondering whether sticking to paper may be best.

Kenya's top judge guided by faith in God and the law

2017-09-06 14:01

Since Kenya's Supreme Court decision to nullify the result of last month's presidential election, David Maraga's name has been on nearly every Kenyan's lips - be it in joy or anger.

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