Kenya polls valid, not 'perfect'

2013-04-16 15:27

Kenyan presidential elections won by Uhuru Kenyatta were marred by problems but overall were acceptable, the country's highest court says, detailing its decision last month to uphold the results.

Kenyatta takes oath as Kenyan president

2013-04-09 13:12

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn as Kenya’s fourth president to cheers from tens of thousands of supporters, despite facing an international crimes against humanity trial.

US to attend Kenyatta's inauguration

2013-04-05 09:25

The US says its ambassador will attend Uhuru Kenyatta's swearing-in as Kenya's new president next week. The UK is set to announce if its high commissioner will attend.

Kenya's Odinga - tech fail led to fraud

2013-03-27 22:12

Lawyers challenging Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in the Kenyan presidential election say new technology meant to counter fraud had broken down, leading to a manipulated vote count.

Kenya court orders vote recount

2013-03-25 22:40

Kenya's Supreme Court has ordered a recount of votes cast at 22 polling centres, after presidential elections in which a second-round run off was only avoided by the narrowest of margins.

Ousted Kenyan leader delays petition

2013-03-15 12:05

The party of Kenya's outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga, defeated in presidential polls by Uhuru Kenyatta, will file a petition challenging the election result, officials say.

Kenyatta's charges lead him to victory

2013-03-11 16:23

Far from having been a handicap, Uhuru Kenyatta's indictment for crimes against humanity galvanised his supporters, giving the already formidable machinery of his coalition the edge, analysts say.

Zuma congratulates new Kenya president

2013-03-09 16:33

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the newly elected president of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta.

Uhuru Kenyatta aiming to avoid run-off

2013-03-08 11:28

Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta is holding to a slim lead over his rival Prime Minister Raila Odinga, with his vote tally hovering around the 50% mark needed to avoid a runoff in the country’s presidential race.

ICC postpones trial of Kenyatta

2013-03-07 22:23

The International Criminal Court has postponed the trial of Kenya presidential election frontrunner Uhuru Kenyatta.

Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn as Kenya's fourth president on Tuesday to cheers from tens of thousands of supporters. See all the pictures.

Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn as Kenya's fourth president on Tuesday to cheers from tens of thousands of supporters. See all the pictures.

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Kenya's divided tribes backed Kenyatta

2013-04-08 09:17

In Kenya's Rift Valley, divided tribes all backed the man set to be sworn-in as the new president of the country, Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenyatta apologises for judges gaffe

2013-03-28 13:12

Kenya's president-elect, whose victory is being challenged in the Supreme Court, has apologised for comments in which he seemed to dismiss the judges as "some six people" who will "decide something or other".

US citizens in Kenya told to be cautious

2013-03-26 16:53

The US embassy in Kenya has warned its citizens of possible unrest this weekend when the Supreme Court is due to rule on a legal challenge to the outcome of the presidential election by losing candidate Raila Odinga.

Odinga takes poll defeat challenge to court

2013-03-16 17:00

Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has filed a legal challenge to the election result, alleging that electoral authorities had colluded with his rivals.

Online insults erupt in Kenya after vote

2013-03-15 08:32

Tribal lines are being drawn over who won Kenya's presidential election as supporters take their fight online.

Kenya: Defeated Odinga to challenge vote

2013-03-11 12:22

Kenya's outgoing Prime Minister Raila Odinga, defeated in last week's presidential polls by Uhuru Kenyatta, is preparing his Supreme Court appeal alleging fraud, officials say.

Kenya race coming down to the wire

2013-03-08 12:46

Kenya's drawn-out race for president is coming to the wire, with the leading candidate hovering right at the 50% mark needed to avoid a runoff with his top challenger.

Tense Kenya vote count enters final stretch

2013-03-08 09:25

Presidential frontrunner Uhuru Kenyatta is holding the lead as the vote count in Kenya’s election enters the final, nail biting stretch.

Kenya poll chief denies vote tampering

2013-03-07 22:00

Kenya's electoral commission chief has dismissed allegations of vote-rigging, saying it was not possible the results of the presidential poll had been doctored.

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