Recent News Headlines : Jomo Kenyatta

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

13th August, 2017 394

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 170

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

OVERNIGHT JUBILATION AND PROTESTS AFTER PRESIDENT UHURU'S VICTORY


The protest in opposition strongholds was a sharp contrast to the jubilation of Uhuru Kenyatta's supporters who were joined by others of the presidential coalition... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 8

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 352

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

12th August, 2017 515

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

12th August, 2017 25

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 410

ELEVEN DEAD IN KENYA AS POST-ELECTION RIOTS FLARE


In Nairobi, armed police units backed by water cannon moved through the rubble-strewn streets of Kibera, another pro-Odinga slum... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 5

GIRL, NINE, SHOT DEAD IN KENYA ELECTION PROTESTS


Kenyan police also opened fire on Saturday to disperse opposition protesters who blocked roads and set up burning barricades in a slum in Nairobi, the capital... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 0

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 1514

UHURU KENYATTA DECLARED WINNER OF DISPUTED KENYA PRESIDENTIAL VOTE


REUTERS Thomas Mukoya President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner Friday of Kenya's hard-fought presidential election, but opposition candidate Raila Odinga alleged the voting was rigged... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 52

IN POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE, GIRL SHOT DEAD AS KENYATTA DECLARED VICTOR


A government official told reporters another man was killed in Kisumu county, centre of serious post-election ethnic violence in 2007 in which 1,200 people were killed and 600,000 displaced... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 127

RELATIVE CALM IN KISUMU AFTER KENYA ELECTION CLASHES


Amnesty International has warned the Kenyan authorities against using excessive violence against protesters... READ MORE

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2 KILLED IN KENYA PROTESTS AFTER PRESIDENT WINS 2ND TERM


Also Saturday, Kenyan police opened fire to disperse opposition protesters who blocked roads and set up burning barricades in a slum in Nairobi, the capital... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 2

THREE KILLED IN PROTESTS AGAINST DISPUTED KENYA VOTE


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

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THREE KILLED IN PROTESTS AGAINST DISPUTED KENYA VOTE


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

12th August, 2017 0

KENYA'S KENYATTA WINS RE-ELECTION, PLEDGES TO UNITE NATION[1]


We shall partner to develop this country, Kenyatta said... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 0

KENYATTA DECLARED WINNER OF DISPUTED KENYAN PRESIDENTIAL VOTE


NAIROBI - President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner Friday of Kenya's hard-fought presidential election, but opposition candidate Raila Odinga alleged the voting was rigged... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 2

UHURU KENYATTA CONFIRMED AS KENYAN PRESIDENT


In recent days, opposition officials have described the election results as a fraud and claimed that Raila Odinga, the 72-year-old Nasa leader, was the legitimate winner... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 214

KENYA ELECTION: OPPOSITION DEMAND ACCESS TO ELECTORAL COMMISSION IT SYSTEM


Provisional results show incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta has a clear lead over his rival Raila Odinga, who says the electoral commission's IT system was hacked... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 4

UHURU KENYATTA DECLARED PRESIDENT-ELECT OF KENYA WITH 54.27% OF VOTES


President Uhuru Kenyatta will be the 5th President of Kenya after he is sworn in... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 16

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

UHURU KENYATTA RE-ELECTED AS KENYA'S PRESIDENT


Mr Kenyatta, who has been in office since 2013, took 54.3 percent of the vote, and opposition leader Raila Odinga took 44.7 percent... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 4

Trending News Headlines : Jomo Kenyatta

I DREAMED OF AFRICA AUTHOR AND CONSERVATIONIST IS SHOT IN KENYA


Mrs. Gallmann's vast ranch is in Laikipia, a highland plateau north of Kenya's capital, Nairobi... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 12266

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 10188

KENYA ATTACK: GARISSA UNIVERSITY ASSAULT 'KILLED 147'


The Kenyan government has named Mohamed Kuno, a high-ranking al-Shabab official, as the mastermind of the attack... READ MORE

2nd April, 2015 4865

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

TERROR ATTACK OVER, 147 DEAD AT KENYA UNIVERSITY


A Kenyan police officer runs to take cover as shots are fired from inside Garissa University in Garissa town, located near the border with Somalia... READ MORE

2nd April, 2015 3166

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

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 3033

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 2646

MASKED GUNMEN ATTACK 'DURING MORNING PRAYERS' AT KENYAN UNIVERSITY


He claimed responsiblity for an earlier attack in Makka, Kenya on November 22, 2014, when 28 people were murdered... READ MORE

4th April, 2015 2309

OBAMA DELIVERS TOUGH-LOVE MESSAGE TO END KENYA TRIP


It's a good news story Mr. Obama told about 4 500 mostly young Kenyans who packed the Safaricom Indoor Arena on the outskirts of Nairobi the capital... READ MORE

26th July, 2015 2208

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

AL-SHABAB MASSACRES 36 IN KENYA


There is growing concern in Kenya about security in regions bordering Somalia after a spate of attacks... READ MORE

2nd December, 2014 2008

KENYA BUS GUNMEN 'WANT RELIGIOUS WAR'


Al-Shabab said the attack was in retaliation for recent killings of Muslims by the Kenyan security forces in the coastal town of Mombasa... READ MORE

23rd November, 2014 1961

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 MPS BRAWL OVER SECURITY BILL


Opposition MPs shouted and ripped up copies of the bill, warning that Kenya was becoming a "police state"... READ MORE

18th December, 2014 1444

KENYANS IDENTIFY AND MOURN RELATIVES KILLED IN ATTACK ON UNIVERSITY


The forces are now part of an African Union mission that is fighting the Shabab.Kenyans are divided about whether their country should remain in Somalia... READ MORE

5th April, 2015 1382

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

KENYA LEADER SIGNS TOUGH SECURITY LAW


Kenya security law president uhuru kenyatta signs bill... READ MORE

19th December, 2014 1321

AL SHABAAB STORMS KENYAN UNIVERSITY, 14 KILLED


Al Shabaab was responsible for a deadly attack in 2013 on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi... READ MORE

2nd April, 2015 1301

KENYA AUTHORITIESSAY SON OF OFFICIALTOOK PART IN ATTACK


Kenyan officials are increasingly worried that the Shabab have succeeded in co-opting disaffected youth inside Kenya, especially Somali-Kenyans like Mr.Abdullahi... READ MORE

5th April, 2015 1198

IN KENYA'S KISUMU, PRAYERS FOR 'BABA' ODINGA'S PRESIDENCY


Odinga and Kenyatta's fathers were political opponents for many years... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 1122

PRESIDENT KENYATTA TAKES EARLY LEAD AGAINST ODINGA


President Kenyatta leading Raila Odinga as almost two thirds of polling stations report results of hard-fought contest... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 1022

147 DEAD AS ISLAMIST GUNMEN TARGET CHRISTIAN STUDENTS


It was the deadliest in Kenya since the Westgate Shopping Centre attack in Nairobi in 2013... READ MORE

3rd April, 2015 975

KENYANS URGED TO END MEDICAL STRIKE AFTER PATIENTS DIE


President Uhuru Kenyatta urges medical workers to return to job, saying nearly 20 patients have died in three days... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 874

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

DIGITAL ROW TAKES KENYA TV OFF AIR


Global deadline The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the digital migration must continue, rejecting the TV stations' request for a three-month delay... READ MORE

16th February, 2015 807

TONY BLAIR TO ADVISE KENYA'S CONTROVERSIAL PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA


Mr Blair has repeatedly praised Paul Kagame despite repeated allegations that the Rwandan president has ordered the death of scores of opposition politicians and critics... READ MORE

14th February, 2015 683

KENYA SETS FIRE TO HUGE IVORY STOCKPILE


Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to a huge stockpile of ivory in an effort to show his country's commitment to saving Africa's elephants... READ MORE

1st May, 2016 671

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

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