Uhuru Kenyatta: heir to a fortune and a political dynasty

2017-08-12 09:02

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in a disputed election, is the son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

EXCLUSIVE: Collapse of ICC case 'is a reason for fear of violence ahead of Kenya polls'

2017-08-07 10:30

Fears of the violence in Kenya's upcoming election could be attributed to the collapse of the ICC case against President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, who are running mates in Tuesday's election, the opposition claims.

Historical injustices threaten another violent Kenya vote

2017-08-03 17:59

Historical injustices threaten another violent Kenya election; the rape victims who are still waiting for justice.

Kenya: Intruder killed at VP's home after 18-hour siege

2017-07-31 06:15

Kenya's police chief says a lone intruder who managed to enter the home of the country's deputy president was killed more than 18 hours after he wounded a police guard with a machete and then killed another with a stolen rifle.

Kenya government 'hostile' to rights activists: report

2017-05-03 13:09

The government of Kenya is hostile towards human rights activists and organisations, according to a report that warned of safety concerns ahead of the country's August 8 elections.

Kenya 'shuts' US NGO working on 2017 election

2016-12-20 08:49

The Kenyan agency that regulates non-governmental groups says it has terminated the operations of the US-funded International Foundation for Electoral Systems in the east Africa country

WATCH: I was tempted to refer US to ICC after Trump win, says Kenyan leader

2016-11-22 13:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that he was "tempted" to refer the US to the International Criminal Court for post-elections violence following the recent election of Donald Trump.

What's at stake as Kenya weighs withdrawal from the ICC

2016-11-10 16:25

It is a question of when, not whether, Kenya will pull out of the ICC. But it is also clear that there is some incentive for Nairobi not to withdraw immediately, writes Thomas Obel Hansen.

Pictures of Kenyan VP having lunch in a makeshift restaurant go viral

2016-05-30 13:31

Pictures of Kenyan Deputy President, William Ruto having lunch at a makeshift restaurant in Uasin Gishu County have gone viral on social media.

There will never be political violence again in Kenya - Ruto

2016-04-18 11:44

Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto has promised that there will never be political violence again in the east African country.


'Ensure peaceful, transparent vote', Kenya leaders told

2017-08-08 15:34

Global civil society alliance, CIVICUS, has called on Kenyan authorities, politicians, leaders to act in a responsible manner and respect the the decision of the electorate, as the east African country takes to the polls.

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.

'Crucial' Kenya election official tortured, killed days before vote

2017-08-01 06:04

An official crucial to running Kenya's presidential election next week has been found tortured and killed, the electoral commission chairperson says, as concern grows that the east African nation's vote again would face dangerous unrest.

Unknown gunmen attack home of Kenya deputy president

2017-07-29 16:05

Unknown gunmen attacked the home of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto, less than two weeks before the country votes in high-stakes polls, two security sources have said.

Kenya registers voters ahead of August 2017 election

2017-01-16 16:02

Kenya's election commission has begun a national drive to register millions of new voters ahead of the August presidential poll, with rival parties encouraging their supporters to sign up on time.

Kenya giving 'serious thought' to quitting ICC

2016-12-13 07:04

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says his country is seriously thinking of quitting the International Criminal Court, after several other African nations moved to pull out of the tribunal.

Kenya burns 5 250 guns to discourage illegal weapons

2016-11-16 11:25

Kenya's deputy president has attended the burning of more than 5 250 firearms seized by authorities to discourage circulation of illegal weapons in a country battling extremist violence.

Kenyan VP explains why he is linked to corruption, land grabs

2016-09-27 06:11

Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto has explained why Kenyans link him to land grabbing and corruption scandals in the east African country.

Kenyan VP accuses ICC staff of engaging in illicit sex with witnesses

2016-05-04 13:31

Deputy President William Ruto has launched a scathing attack on the ICC, saying the court staff engaged in illicit sexual activities with witnesses and their families in exchange for false evidence against him.

WATCH: Kenyan journalist cries following acquittal by ICC

2016-04-06 12:15

Former Kenyan radio journalist, Joshua arap Sang has cried after receiving news of his acquittal by the International Criminal Court.

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