ARTICLES RELATING TO UHURU KENYATTA

Kenya's new electoral commission sworn in

2017-01-20 15:18

Kenya's new electoral commission was sworn in to replace a team forced to quit after violent protests by opponents who accused them of bias, mismanagement and corruption.

#UhuruChallenge trending as Kenyans poke fun at President Kenyatta

2017-01-09 16:08

The hashtag #UhuruChallenge is trending in Kenya, as people make fun of President Uhuru Kenyatta's "perceived penchant for launching projects and his communications team's use of flowery language to describe him".

Kenya president: ICC not impartial

2016-12-13 10:00

Kenya's president has described the International Criminal Court as "not impartial", saying his government "will give serious thought" to its membership of the court

Kenya president: At least 20 dead as medical workers strike

2016-12-07 21:06

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged striking medical workers to return to the job, saying nearly 20 people have died three days into the strike because of lack of care.

What's at stake as Kenya weighs withdrawal from the ICC

2016-11-10 16:25

It is a question of when, not whether, Kenya will pull out of the ICC. But it is also clear that there is some incentive for Nairobi not to withdraw immediately, writes Thomas Obel Hansen.

US engages Kenya after KDF withdrawal from S Sudan

2016-11-05 18:58

The US says it is closely monitoring the situation following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to withdraw Kenya Defence Forces from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.

ICC debate: Africa vs 'Infamous Caucasian Court'?

2016-10-31 19:00

SA and Burundi's decision to quit the ICC and an attack by Gambia against the court's supposed "Caucasian" justice are likely to embolden other African states to leave the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal.

Kenya commutes sentences of over 2 700 on death row

2016-10-24 19:31

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has commuted the sentences of 2 747 death row inmates, who will now serve life in prison.

Zuma trip: Kenyans left with 'bitter taste in mouth'

2016-10-13 16:58

Issues relating to regional stability reportedly took centre stage during President Jacob Zuma's just ended state visit to kenya, but a report says the visit left "a bitter taste in every Kenyan's mouth".

Kenya failed obligation to aid in Kenyatta probe - ICC

2016-09-19 20:15

Kenya failed to work with the International Criminal Court in its probe over post-election violence against President Uhuru Kenyatta, the tribunal has said, 18 months after the case spectacularly collapsed.

 

Kenya registers voters ahead of August 2017 election

2017-01-16 16:02

Kenya's election commission has begun a national drive to register millions of new voters ahead of the August presidential poll, with rival parties encouraging their supporters to sign up on time.

Kenya 'shuts' US NGO working on 2017 election

2016-12-20 08:49

The Kenyan agency that regulates non-governmental groups says it has terminated the operations of the US-funded International Foundation for Electoral Systems in the east Africa country

Kenya giving 'serious thought' to quitting ICC

2016-12-13 07:04

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says his country is seriously thinking of quitting the International Criminal Court, after several other African nations moved to pull out of the tribunal.

Kenyans 'disappointed' over Trump's attorney general pick

2016-11-24 16:06

President-elect Donald Trump's choice for attorney general suggested two years ago that Kenyans could become spies if allowed to join the US military, Kenyan media says.

African leaders congratulate Donald Trump

2016-11-09 19:32

Several African leaders have congratulated Donald Trump following his victory in the just ended US elections.

Magufuli's visit should end the grandstanding between Tanzania and Kenya

2016-11-03 21:05

Magufuli’s visit to Kenya reaffirms Tanzania as a leading regional actor. But it is also clearly designed to reset bilateral relations with Kenya which have been at best lukewarm on his watch, writes Sekou Toure Otondi.

Kenyatta in Sudan as African decisions loom on ICC

2016-10-30 07:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun a two-day visit to Sudan, just days after Khartoum issued a call to all African countries to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

I'm not shielding corruption suspects, says Kenyatta

2016-10-18 19:46

Kenya's president says he is not shielding corruption suspects and is blaming officials for not dealing with malfeasance in his administration.

Kenya electoral commissioners resign after deadly protests

2016-10-06 09:00

A senior government official says all members of Kenya's electoral commission have resigned ahead of next year's presidential election, after waves of opposition protests called for them to go.

Africa, Japan partner to fight terrorism, piracy

2016-08-29 14:35

African leaders along with their Japanese counterparts have pledged to tame the rising threat of terrorism, while emphasising the importance of maritime order, as they concluded an international conference in Kenya.

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