PICTURES: Tensions spike as Kenya opposition cries foul over election result

2017-08-09 13:53

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.

Raila Odinga: Veteran Kenyan oppositionist vies again

2017-08-07 12:00

Raila Odinga, Kenya's veteran opposition leader and one-time prime minister, is taking his fourth tilt at the presidency in next week's election.

Like father, like son: Kenya goes to polls in family affair

2017-08-06 10:08

Their fathers were allies in the struggle for Kenya's independence from British colonial rule, and then became adversaries. Read more about Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga.

Raila Odinga set on Kenya's top job

2013-03-01 11:07

At 68, Raila Odinga, Kenya's prime minister and historical opposition leader, is having his third and likely final stab at the country's top job.


Kenya’s elections are much more than just a ruthless game of thrones

2017-08-07 15:20

Kenya's history of electoral problems is interwoven with a political drama which pits one dynasty against another in a rivalry that goes back more than 50 years, writes Justin Willis.

Uhuru Kenyatta: From millionaire playboy to Kenyan president

2017-08-06 18:01

The son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite, Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to win a second and final five-year term in elections on August 8.

Kenya race coming down to the wire

2013-03-08 12:46

Kenya's drawn-out race for president is coming to the wire, with the leading candidate hovering right at the 50% mark needed to avoid a runoff with his top challenger.

Raila Odinga confident of 1st -round win

2013-01-15 10:31

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga is confident of winning outright in the first round of the presidential election on 4 March – his third bid for the top job.

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