Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Kenya's ruling Jubilee Party has denied that Cambridge Analytica had stage-managed the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in highly disputed and deadly 2017 elections.
Kenya's general elections on August 8 saw President Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected, while his Jubilee Party and its allies also made big gains at the county level, resetting the political balance.
Kenya's election commission is defending the country's electronic voting system as secure, saying there were "no interferences before, during and after" Tuesday's election.
A Kenya security official says a homemade bomb planted by extremists to disrupt elections blew up after a hyena set it off.
Raila Odinga, Kenya's veteran opposition leader and one-time prime minister, is hoping to go one better than his father in Tuesday's presidential election.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged peace on the eve of tense elections in which his battle with rival Raila Odinga is seen as too close to call.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga pulled out of two televised presidential debates ahead of August 8 elections, their parties have said.
Kenya's Supreme Court has began hearing two petitions to annul last month's presidential election, which was already a re-run ordered by the court after it annulled an earlier vote.
Kenya's election commission is preparing to release final results from a hotly-contested vote in which the opposition has already claimed victory, fanning tensions in the east African nation.
Kenyans are nervously watching results from the election between President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is ahead in the vote count as he seeks a second term, and Raila Odinga, who alleges that the electoral commission's database was hacked.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has appeared headed for re-election but his rival Raila Odinga claimed a massive hacking attack had manipulated results, ratcheting up tensions in opposition strongholds.
A high-ranking member of Kenya's main opposition says the coalition is largely impressed by the work of the electoral commission officers during voting in the country's hotly contested general elections
Kenya's appeals court has quashed a ruling cancelling a contract to print presidential ballot papers, a victory for the electoral commission less than three weeks before general elections.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will not take part in two planned televised debates with his main rival Raila Odinga ahead of the August 8 election, his party has said.
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