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Three dead as clashes mark Kenyan opposition leader's return

2017-11-17 17:11

Three people were shot dead in Nairobi, an AFP reporter has seen, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader Raila Odinga from an overseas trip.

Kenya's Supreme Court to rule Monday on election appeals

2017-11-16 22:51

Kenya's Supreme Court says that it would issue its ruling Monday on challenges to the validity of the October 26 presidential re-run election won by incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya court set to hear petitions challenging repeat vote

2017-11-14 16:42

Kenya's Supreme Court is poised to hear petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat presidential poll.

Kenyan politician files petition challenging poll results

2017-11-06 18:27

A former Kenyan lawmaker and businessman has filed a petition challenging a presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta, in the latest legal battle to hit the drawn-out poll process.

Kenya's contentious electoral amendments pass into law

2017-11-03 09:41

A controversial set of amendments to Kenya's electoral act has become law, just days after a divisive presidential poll boycotted by the opposition.

Elections exhaust Kenya, where democracy is challenged

2017-11-02 17:01

Distraught Kenyan schoolgirls huddled against an alleyway wall, trapped between stone-throwing protesters and police wielding clubs and firing tear gas in an outbreak of violence following Kenya's disputed election that left national divisions more entrenched.

Kenyan police killed 13 protesters since new vote, rights group says

2017-11-01 19:15

Kenyan police have killed 13 protesters in opposition strongholds since Thursday's repeat presidential election, which the main opposition group boycotted, a local civil rights group has said.

Opposition supporters block roads, hurl stones at vehicles as tension flares in rural Kenya

2017-11-01 14:03

Kenyan ruling party lawmakers are appealing for clam amid ethnic tensions in a rural area following last week's election, which was boycotted by the main opposition group.

Raila Odinga: Veteran Kenyan opposition digs in heels

2017-10-31 21:01

Raila Odinga, Kenya's veteran opposition leader and one-time prime minister, has promised a campaign of civil disobedience and protest against a presidential election he boycotted last week, keeping alive his long-held dream of winning the nation's top job.

Odinga says Kenya election 'must not stand'

2017-10-31 16:51

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed not to accept a "sham" election, declaring he would push for a fresh vote through a campaign of civil disobedience and peaceful protest.

 

Kenya police use tear gas on supporters welcoming Odinga

2017-11-17 15:09

Kenya police have used tear gas and water cannon on a large crowd of supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga who gathered to welcome him from a trip overseas.

Kenya's top court hears petitions to cancel election, again

2017-11-16 05:49

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.

After Kenya vote drama, secessionist talk enters mainstream

2017-11-08 19:15

During Kenya's election upheaval, a few protesters have displayed images of the flag of the "People's Republic of Kenya," a notional breakaway state.

Election dramas exhaust Kenya, where democracy is challenged

2017-11-03 11:18

Distraught Kenyan schoolgirls huddled against an alleyway wall, trapped between stone-throwing protesters and police wielding clubs and firing tear gas in an outbreak of violence following Kenya's disputed election that left national divisions more entrenched. read more...

Why Odinga's resistance movement could be important for democracy in Kenya

2017-11-02 18:02

Raila Odinga has been at the forefront of the struggle for democracy and upholding the rule of law in Kenya. His latest battles are bound to cement his legacy as a progressive force for good, writes The Conversation.

Still waiting for 'Baba'

2017-11-02 15:58

After boycotting last week's rerun of Kenya's presidential election, opposition leader Raila Odinga denounced what he referred to as "sham elections with pre-determined outcomes", and called for continued protests by his supporters and a second rerun vote.

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.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Mugabe, Liberia

2017-11-01 06:00

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed not to accept a "sham" election, says he would push for a fresh vote, and Zimbabwe's main opposition says President Robert Mugabe's food security honorary doctorate 'is a thoroughly ill' and 'not funny joke'.

The Latest: EU vote observers say Kenya damaged by turmoil

2017-10-31 21:01

European Union election observers say actions by Kenya's rival political camps have damaged the electoral process and put Kenyans and their institutions in "an extremely difficult position."

Post-vote Kenya braces as opposition leader set to speak

2017-10-31 16:03

Kenyans braced as opposition leader Raila Odinga is making his first public statement since President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of last week's repeat election.

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