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.

Kenya police use tear gas to disperse opposition protests

2017-10-06 17:37

Police in Kenya have fired tear gas at crowds of opposition supporters marching in three main cities ahead of a tense presidential election re-run.

Election season offers a reminder that Kenya remains deeply sexist

2017-05-23 09:14

Kenya's progressive 2010 Constitution brought improved women's representation in Parliament and public life. But historical prejudices remain, always more intensely apparent during elections, writes Beatrice Akala.

Kenya's opposition alliance aims to unseat ruling party

2017-04-28 11:57

Kenya's opposition lined up behind a single candidate, veteran political leader Raila Odinga, strengthening their challenge to the government in August's polls.

Kenyans in SA register for elections amid xenophobic violence

2017-02-28 12:36

Kenyans living in South Africa have been making their way to Pretoria to register as diaspora voters for the east African country's elections set for August 8.

Cracks emerge in Kenya’s opposition alliance - reports

2016-04-12 12:15

A storm is brewing in Kenya's main opposition alliance, CORD, regarding the coalition's flag bearer for the upcoming presidential polls scheduled for August 2017, according to reports.


Thousands gather for Kenya inauguration amid protests

2017-11-28 11:24

Thousands have gathered in Kenya's largest stadium for the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta after a months-long election controversy.

The Latest: Some Kenya areas to vote Saturday after violence

2017-10-26 17:17

The head of Kenya's election commission says some areas of the country will vote in the presidential election on Saturday because of delays caused by security problems.

Kenya's election standoff: five key questions

2017-08-14 09:56

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country's election, but his rival Raila Odinga insists he is the true winner. Read more about the situation in the east African country.

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 opposition names Raila Odinga as presidential candidate

2017-04-28 09:09

Veteran political leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga has been named Kenya's opposition presidential candidate for August's elections, at a large rally in the capital Nairobi.

Kenya protests: Victims narrate their ordeal

2016-05-25 14:31

Kenyans who were shot and wounded by anti-riot police during demonstrations in Nairobi on Monday have narrated their ordeal, saying however, that they did not participate in the demos.

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