ARTICLES RELATING TO KENYA 2017 ELECTIONS

Major Cambridge Analytica role in Kenyan poll denied

2018-03-21 22:55

Kenya's ruling Jubilee Party has denied that Cambridge Analytica had stage-managed the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in highly disputed and deadly 2017 elections.

Kenya's Odinga to be 'sworn in' as president despite warning

2018-01-29 18:37

Kenya's opposition says it will "swear in" opposition leader Raila Odinga as alternative president on Tuesday despite the attorney general's warning that such a protest act challenging the official president will amount to treason.

Kenya watchdog says 92 people killed in election violence

2017-12-20 21:12

A human rights watchdog says 92 people were killed during Kenya's months of election turmoil and dozens of others were sexually assaulted.

Kenya's 2017 elections: how new media stole the mainstream's thunder

2017-12-15 12:44

Across Africa, mainstream media have traditionally been the unrivalled custodians and originators of the public agenda. But this year social media took over as a new regime of information, writes The Conversation.

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.

Two killed in protests after Kenya's top court upholds election

2017-11-20 20:31

Kenya's Supreme Court has validated the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta, sparking opposition protests that left two dead, according to police.

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.

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.

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.

 

Carter Centre says Kenya polls were a setback for democracy

2018-03-08 21:04

The Carter Centre says Kenya's 2017 elections were a setback to Kenya's democratic development.

Kenya opposition claims 'authentic' results show Odinga won

2018-01-26 17:42

Kenya's opposition released what it called "authentic" election results showing its leader Raila Odinga won the August vote, but it refused to say how it obtained the information from the electoral commission's servers.

Kenya's economy suffers after presidential election turmoil

2017-12-20 12:30

Kenya's economy has suffered after months of political turmoil that saw a presidential election nullified and a repeat vote boycotted by the opposition.

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

Kenya's Odinga calls for international help in deadly crisis

2017-11-20 16:51

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has called for "international intervention" in the country's election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been killed by police and militia since his return from an overseas trip.

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.

Top Africa stories: Zim coup fears, Mugabe, Kenya

2017-11-15 06:10

Zimbabwe is on the edge as army tanks have been seen outside the capital, and Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF youths say they are "prepared to die" in defence of President Robert Mugabe's government.

Top Africa stories: Emmerson Mnangagwa, Kenya, Mali

2017-11-08 08:32

The sacking of VP Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post is 'a confirmation of a serious crisis in Zanu-PF", the opposition says, and two petitions have been filed in Kenya's Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.

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