Recent News Headlines : Raila Odinga

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

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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

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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 7

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 136

RAILA ODINGA TELLS SUPPORTERS TO STAY AT HOME ON MONDAY


Kenya Raila Odinga tells supporters to stay at home on Monday... READ MORE

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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

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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

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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 571

HAVE A LOOK AT THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM


The main presidential contenders are incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga... READ MORE

13th August, 2017 35

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

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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

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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 10

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 429

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 583

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

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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 428

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 7

POOR INTERNET CONNECTIVITY WILL NOT AFFECT ELECTIONS


The main presidential contenders are incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 7

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 1593

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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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

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Trending News Headlines : Raila Odinga

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

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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 5362

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

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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

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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

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

KENYANS VOTE FOR PRESIDENT AMID FEARS OF VIOLENCE


In 2013, Mr. Kenyatta won by a margin so tiny that Mr. Odinga asked the Supreme Court to invalidate the election, although his effort was unsuccessful... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 1694

KENYATTA APPEARS AT ICC IN HAGUE FOR LANDMARK HEARING


Related Stories Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has appeared before the International Criminal Court ICC, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity... READ MORE

8th October, 2014 1491

KENYAN WOMEN URGED TO WITHHOLD SEX IN VOTE DRIVE


Mishi Mboko, the women's representative for the coastal city of Mombasa, says it was the best strategy to shore up opposition votes... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 1447

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

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

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 1037

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

TV SHOW DROPPED AFTER RAPE COMMENT


He was hosting Miguna Miguna and Esther Passaris, aspirants for the Nairobi governor seat, when the off-air personal attack was made... READ MORE

25th November, 2016 869

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

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 668

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

KENYA SAYS IT DESTROYS TWO AL SHABAAB CAMPS IN SOMALIA


Kenya should also remove its military officers from Somalia, Odinga said on Sunday, according to comments in Monday's edition of Kenya's Standard newspaper... READ MORE

6th April, 2015 489

UHURU KENYATTA ON COURSE FOR RE-ELECTION AFTER EARLY KENYA ELECTION VOTES COUNTED


Uhuru Kenyatta on course for re-election after early Kenya election votes counted... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 437

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

KNIFEMAN ATTACKS HOUSE OF KENYA'S VICE PRESIDENT


Ruto is the running mate of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is seeking a second and final term in office in the August 8 elections... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 396

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

6th August, 2017 381

KENYA DEPUTY PRESIDENT RUTO'S HOME STORMED BY GUNMEN


Unidentified gunmen have attacked the rural home of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto's home near the western city of Eldoret, reports say... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 355

THE SUN HITS BACK AT HYPOCRITE RUSSELL BRAND BY SAYING HE S NOT FUNNY... AND NO-ONE LIKES HIM


The three international judges hearing the case ruled this week that the Nairobi government had acted "not in good faith" by withholding vital evidence... READ MORE

6th December, 2014 351

KENYA VOTES IN BITTER PRESIDENTIAL RACE WITH ECONOMY IN SPOTLIGHT BUT TRIBAL RIFTS IN THE WINGS


Her solution She would vote out Kenyatta, hoping that Odinga would bring change that would trickle down to Kibera... READ MORE

8th August, 2017 317

KENYAN LAWYER AMONG TERRORISTS KILLED IN SCHOOL ATTACK


On Saturday, the Kenyan Muslim community in Nairobi's Eastleigh area took to the streets in protest against terrorism in their name... READ MORE

5th April, 2015 306

'DANGEROUS LIMBO' AHEAD OF OFFICIAL RESULT


But opposition leader Raila Odinga has cried foul, and presented documents he says are evidence the election was a fraud ... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 298

KENYA ELECTION 2017: COMMISSION DENIES SYSTEM WAS HACKED


He spoke out after presidential candidate Raila Odinga rejected provisional results indicating a strong lead for President Uhuru Kenyatta... READ MORE

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