ARTICLES RELATING TO JOMO KENYATTA

Mugabe: The last of Africa's 'fathers of independence'

2017-11-17 10:35

At 93, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is the last living African head of state to have fought for his country's independence from a colonial power before becoming its leader.

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.

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.

Raila Odinga: Kenya's tenacious, veteran politician

2017-04-28 10:55

At an age when most would be retired, Raila Odinga, Kenya's veteran opposition leader and one-time prime minister, is to run again for president - his fourth bid to become head of state.

Kenyans may soon be able to view remains of founding father Jomo Kenyatta

2016-04-29 14:02

Kenyans may soon be able to view the remains of the country’s founding father, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, if a new bill is passed.

Kenya celebrates 50 years of freedom

2013-12-12 11:16

Kenyans are marking half a century independence from UK, celebrating progress of the regional economic powerhouse but also struggling to shake off a legacy of corruption.

 

For Kenya's opposition supporters, Odinga is 'our messiah'

2017-11-01 17:59

In western Kenya, where thousands hit the streets to block polling in last week's divisive vote, the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta means nothing.

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.

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.

Spat over Kenyan electronic vote tender goes to court

2017-04-20 13:30

Six Kenyans have urged a court to suspend a controversial decision by election officials to scrap a tender process and directly procure an electronic voting system for the August polls.

South Sudan releases 7 rebel detainees to Kenya

2014-01-29 16:27

South Sudan has released seven of the 11 key leaders held after an alleged coup bid last month, Kenya's presidency says as Nairobi accepted to host the group.

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