Recent News Headlines : Nairobi - Kenya

KENYAN OPPOSITION WILL CHALLENGE 'COMPUTER-GENERATED' ELECTION IN COURT


Also Wednesday, Kenya's Interior Minister Fred Matiangi stopped an attempt to de-register two civil society groups that had pointed out anomalies in the presidential election... READ MORE

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KENYA'S ODINGA TO CHALLENGE KENYATTA'S VICTORY IN COURT


Kenya's opposition will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory at the Supreme Court, opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 2076

KENYA OPPOSITION TO CHALLENGE RE-ELECTION OF UHURU KENYATTA IN COURT


NASA LEADER Raila Odinga says they are moving to the Supreme Court to contest Uhuru Kenyatta win in August 8 poll... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 20

KENYAN OPPOSITION LEADER TO CHALLENGE ELECTION RESULT IN COURT


Raila Odinga's decision will ease concerns about further violence after Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner by 1.4m votes... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 55

FEAR STALKS NAIROBI SLUM IN UGLY TWIST TO KENYA VOTE IMPASSE


The Mungiki styled their dreadlocks on the Mau Mau, a Kikuyu nationalist movement that fought against British colonial rule in the 1950s... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 102

KENYA'S ODINGA DELAYS 'COMPLEX' DECISION ON VOTE DISPUTE


The 72-year-old insists he is the rightful winner of a stolen election which took place on August 8 and handed victory to incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 0

KENYANS LARGELY DISMISS ODINGA'S WORK BOYCOTT


But protests have erupted in opposition-supporting areas of Nairobi and Kisumu, where Odinga has strong support... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 5

KENYA'S ODINGA MULLS NEXT MOVE ON DISPUTED ELECTION


Kenya's Odinga mulls next move on disputed election... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 0

RELATIVE CALM IN NAIROBI, AMID STAY-AT-HOME CALLS FROM ODINGA [THE MORNING CALL]


It blamed the security forces and accused them of the use of excessive force claims that the Nairobi Regional Co-ordinator Bernard Leparmarai has rejected... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 4

KENYA'S ODINGA CALLS FOR STRIKE AMID ELECTION DISPUTE


On Sunday, Odinga visited the family of Damaglyn Marube, an 8-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet in the Kenyan capital Nairobi... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 17

KENYA'S OPPOSITION LEADER RAILA ODINGA CALLS STRIKE AS HE MULLS OPTIONS


In 2007, Odinga and his allies claimed an election was stolen by Mwai Kibaki -- a Kikuyu... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 37

KENYA'S ODINGA CALLS STRIKE AS HE MULLS OPTIONS


Government officials have urged citizens to return to work, after days of anxiety since last Tuesday's election left Nairobi... READ MORE

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KENYA'S ODINGA CALLS STRIKE AS HE MULLS OPTIONS


Government officials have urged citizens to return to work, after days of anxiety since last Tuesday's election left Nairobi... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 0

NO PROTESTER WAS KILLED BY LIVE BULLET, THE COUNTRY IS SAFE


Kenyans should revert to their normal lives security agencies are in place to offer security, he advised... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 40

KENYAN GOVERNMENT SAYS COUNTRY IS SAFE DESPITE PROTESTS


Reports indicate that following the announcement of the reelection of President Uhuru Kenyatta, spontaneous demonstrations broke out in major opposition strongholds of the country... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 16

KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER VOWS TO 'REMOVE' KENYATTA GOVERNMENT


The candidates' fathers, Jomo Kenyatta and Jaramogi Odinga, having been allies in the struggle for independence from Britain, later became bitter rivals... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 1339

KENYAN OPPOSITION CHIEF ODINGA, CALLING POLLS RIGGED, URGES FOLLOWERS TO SKIP WORK MONDAY


Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest what he charged were rigged elections that gave victory to Pre... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

KENYAN OPPOSITION SUPPORTERS URGED TO SKIP WORK TO RALLY AGAINST ELECTION RESULT


More than 1,000 people died in ethnic-fuelled violence following Kenya's 2007 election... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

KENYA'S ODINGA CALMS SUPPORTERS OVER 'STOLEN' VOTES


The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights said on Sunday it had counted 24 deaths and accused police of using excessive force ... READ MORE

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DEFIANT ODINGA VOWS NOT TO BACK DOWN OVER 'STOLEN' KENYA VOTE


Politics in Kenya is largely divided along tribal lines, and the winner-takes-all nature of elections has long stoked communal divisions... READ MORE

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DEFIANT ODINGA VOWS NOT TO BACK DOWN OVER 'STOLEN' KENYA VOTE


Politics in Kenya is largely divided along tribal lines, and the winner-takes-all nature of elections has long stoked communal divisions... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

KENYAN OPPOSITION LEADER CONDEMNS POLICE KILLINGS


Kenya's opposition leader has condemned police killings of rioters during protests after the country's disputed election, and urged supporters to stay away from work on Monday... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

RAILA ODINGA URGES SUPPORTERS TO STRIKE


Raila Odinga said it would be a day of mourning for the fallen patriots after a rally in Kibera, the largest slum in the capital Nairobi... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 983

KENYA OPPOSITION UNDER PRESSURE TO QUELL DEADLY PROTESTS


Britain's Johnson called on Kenya's opposition to exercise restraint to ensure calm... READ MORE

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PRESSURE MOUNTS ON KENYA OPPOSITION TO QUELL DEADLY PROTESTS


In Nairobi's Mathare slum, shops and markets slowly began opening and there was no sign of police or protesters Sunday morning... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

KENYA ON EDGE AFTER VOTE FRAUD CLAIMS SPARK DEADLY PROTESTS


In his acceptance speech Kenyatta, 55, urged Odinga and his supporters to work together..... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 0

PROTESTS RAGE ON IN KENYA AFTER PRESIDENT IS RE-ELECTED


The police in Kisumu declined to comment on the allegations... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 461

AT LEAST 24 REPORTEDLY KILLED IN KENYA POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE


But residents in Nairobi and parts of western Kenya raised allegations of police shooting wildly at protesters... READ MORE

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KENYA OPPOSITION VOWS 'WILL NOT RELENT' AS 11 DIE IN POLL PROTESTS


In his acceptance speech Kenyatta urged Odinga and his supporters, to work together..... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 0

AT LEAST 9 KILLED DURING RIOTS IN KENYA AFTER PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA WINS ELECTION


Protests in Nairobi, often violent, began soon after voting when Kenyatta's main challenger, Raila Odinga, alleged vote-rigging... READ MORE

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Trending News Headlines : Nairobi

KENYA POLICE, PROTESTERS CLASH AFTER POLL FRAUD CLAIM


Earlier, Odinga rejected the partial results of the presidential polls, saying hackers infiltrated the database of Kenya's election body to manipulate the democratic process ... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 11499

LOSS OF FERTILE LAND FUELS LOOMING CRISIS ACROSS AFRICA


Kenyans have complained about the size of the white-owned farms, saying many were stolen or unfairly acquired from Africans during colonial times... READ MORE

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'IF WE STOPPED POACHING TOMORROW, ELEPHANTS WOULD STILL BE IN BIG TROUBLE'


Every year, around 100 people and 40 to 50 elephants are killed as a result in India, for example... READ MORE

14th June, 2017 6518

UHURU KENYATTA WINS KENYA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of the country's presidential election amid allegations of voting fraud by the opposition... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 5391

GUNMEN ATTACK MALI LUXURY RESORT, AT LEAST 2 DEAD


In an earlier statement, Mali's Ministry of Security and Civil Protection said the resort attack was carried out by armed individuals, certainly terrorists... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 4878

THE U.N. ASKED FOR BILLIONS TO AVERT FOUR HUNGER CRISES. THE MONEY DIDN'T ARRIVE.


In South Sudan, the United Nations says that 2,800 people are fleeing worsening violence and looming famine every day... READ MORE

3rd June, 2017 4024

KENYA OPENS NAIROBI-MOMBASA MADARAKA EXPRESS RAILWAY


Kenya has opened a major new railway between the port city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, 18 months early... READ MORE

31st May, 2017 3934

SAVING THE WORLD'S WILDLIFE IS NOT JUST 'A WHITE PERSON THING'


But this is not to say that Africans do not value wildlife... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 3721

DJIBOUTI ACCUSES ERITREA OF OCCUPYING DISPUTED AREA


Djibouti's foreign minister has accused neighbouring Eritrea of occupying a disputed territory along their border shortly after Qatar peacekeepers left the location this week... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 3575

KENYA ELECTION 2017: PRESIDENT KENYATTA URGES PEACEFUL VOTE


Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed for calm in a televised speech on the eve of the country's general election... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 3190

KENYAN ELECTION IT HEAD CHRIS MSANDO FOUND DEAD


Tension is high as the presidential election is expected to be a close race between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and long-time opponent Raila Odinga... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 3040

ELECTION OFFICIAL 'TORTURED AND MURDERED' BEFORE VOTE


Mysterious attack Msando's death follows a mysterious attack at the home of deputy president William Ruto on Saturday in Eldoret, northwest of Nairobi... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 2963

CALM BEFORE THE KENYAN ELECTION STORM


If Raila Odinga loses, some say there will be violence in opposition areas... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 2781

HOW A TRUMP ORDER ON ABORTION COULD HURT THE FIGHT AGAINST AIDS IN AFRICA


With 17 locations, Family Health Options Kenya treats hundreds of HIV-positive women in some of the most remote parts of the country... READ MORE

18th May, 2017 2749

KENYA ELECTION RETURNS WERE HACKED OPPOSITION LEADER SAYS


Given Kenya's history of postelection violence, Mr. Odinga's comments renewed fears of deadly unrest, although he asked supporters to remain calm... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 2069

ASIAN KENYANS SEEK TO BE DECLARED A TRIBE OF THEIR OWN


Those who oppose the idea of Asian Kenyans becoming an ethnic group say they can exert influence on society without indulging in identity politics... READ MORE

30th May, 2017 1885

KENYAN PROTESTS AGAINST KENYATTA ELECTION VICTORY TURN DEADLY


At least two people have been shot dead in Kenya during protests by opposition supporters against the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, officials said... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 1777

ELECTION CHIEF ADMITS HACKING ATTEMPT WAS MADE


Kenya's electoral commission chairman has admitted the election commission's database was the target of an unsuccessful hacking attempt... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 1336

WHY KENYA'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON AUGUST 8 MATTERS


South Sudan is at the mercy of the elections in Kenya... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 1242

RAILA ODINGA WARNS OF RIGGING AHEAD OF KENYA ELECTION


The country descended into violence in 2007 after the opposition, led by Odinga, claimed the election results were rigged in favour of the then incumbent Mwai Kibaki... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 1064

DEADLY BLAST TARGETS POLICE NEAR KENYA-SOMALIA BORDER


Noah Mwivanda, a senior police officer in Lamu County, said Tuesday's blast happened between Mararani and Kiunga towns... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 836

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA IS DECLARED VICTOR OF KENYAN ELECTION


Since Tuesday's election, Mr. Odinga has claimed that election commission servers had been hacked to award Mr. Kenyatta a 10-point lead... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 764

JACK MA COACHES AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS


He said he aspires to make it easier for young entrepreneurs and small business, particularly in developing countries, to take part in global trade... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 751

KENYATTA, ODINGA CAMPAIGN FOR VOTES AHEAD OF TIGHT RACE


President Uhuru Kenyatta again faces longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga, the country's former prime minister, in a narrowly contested vote which many fear could see violence... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 686

KENYAN ELECTION OFFICIAL IS KILLED ON EVE OF VOTE


The 2013 elections were more peaceful, but hundreds of people died in clashes and voting machines experienced widespread malfunctions... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 619

VIOLENT PROTESTS BREAK OUT IN KENYA AFTER UHURU KENYATTA OFFICIALLY DECLARED WINNER OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Moments before the official announcement was made, the opposition rejected the result and walked out of the main election centre... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 575

'MIRACLE BABIES' PASTOR EXTRADITED TO KENYA


Gilbert Deya 'Miracle babies' pastor extradited to Kenya... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 484

DEATH TOLL RISES AMID KENYA'S RIOTING OVER DISPUTED VOTE


Police open fire to disperse opposition protesters in nairobi girl, 9, killed by stray bullet... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 438

AU AND COMMONWEALTH SAY POLL CREDIBLE


Foreign observers have expressed confidence in Kenya's electoral process, despite opposition leader Raila Odinga's claim of massive fraud... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 437

AS KENYA ELECTIONS DRAW NEAR, COUNTRY REVEALS AN ELECTORATE DIVIDED BY TRIBE


On one side of the rutted bridge is a community of ethnic Kikuyus, the tribe of incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, 55... READ MORE

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