Kenya opposition group says protest mock inaugural postponed

2017-12-11 06:06

Kenya's main opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date.

Kenyan opposition leader Odinga tells US to back off

2017-12-07 12:00

Kenya's opposition leader is rejecting US advice to cancel a planned mock inauguration of him as president, saying he doesn't recognise the legitimacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta

'I believe those who voted for me chose the better vision' - Uhuru Kenyatta

Hundreds gathered at the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on Tuesday to witness the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta, who was sworn in for a second term as Kenya president. Kenyatta's controversial win in the August elections resulted in a second vote. Watch.

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Witness:1 killed at Kenya opposition's memorial

2017-11-28 13:34

A witness says one person has been shot dead as Kenyan police try to block opposition supporters from holding a memorial for the dozens of people killed in recent months while protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.

Kenyan President Kenyatta sworn into 2nd term

2017-11-28 12:31

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn into office for a second term in front of thousands gathered in Kenya's largest stadium after a months-long election controversy

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's re-election in repeat polls

2017-11-20 09:50

Kenya's Supreme Court has dismisses two petitions challenging the October 26 repeat election. Judges unanimously say Uhuru Kenyatta was validly elected.

Petitions filed in Kenya against Kenyatta win in repeat poll

2017-11-07 10:06

Two petitions have been filed in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat election which the main opposition group boycotted.

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.

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.

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."


Kenya president says no talks with defiant opposition leader

2017-12-10 08:06

Kenya's president is ruling out dialogue with the opposition leader who boycotted the recent election and plans a mock "inauguration" next week.

Top Africa stories: Mawarire, Grace Mugabe, Kenyatta

2017-11-30 08:54

Zimbabwe's ex-liberation fighters are reportedly set to occupy strategic positions within the ruling Zanu-PF party, and Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire has been acquitted of trying to overthrow former president Robert Mugabe.

Kenyatta sworn in after months of tension in Kenya

2017-11-28 13:34

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as president of Kenya following two disputed polls and waves of deadly protests.

AS IT HAPPENED: I'll build bridges and unite all Kenyans, says Kenyatta

2017-11-28 12:40

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn into office for a second term in front of thousands gathered in Kenya's largest stadium after a months-long election controversy. Follow the live updates

Kenya's Kenyatta to start disputed second term

2017-11-28 08:44

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta is due to be sworn in for a second term, an inauguration delayed by two disputed polls and a series of sometimes deadly street protests.

5 killed as Kenya police clash with Odinga supporters

2017-11-18 14:18

At least five people have been killed in confrontations between Kenyan police and supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga as tensions over the disputed presidential election continued.

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.

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.

1 million Kenyan students write exams in election aftermath

2017-10-31 13:07

More than one million Kenyan primary school students are writing exams this week, bringing some normalcy to a deeply divided country after an election that was boycotted by the main opposition group.

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