Recent News Headlines : Kenya - Kenya

NEW ELECTION A HEAVY STRAIN ON KENYA AMID FEARS OVER VIOLENCE AND THE ECONOMY


While most analysts expect Kenyatta to win the new election, an Odinga victory is possible with his supporters energized by the court ruling... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 101

FUMING KENYATTA HITS OUT AT JUDICIARY OVER POLL CANCELLATION


What Kenya needs most now is an election conducted in a legal, fair and transparent manner... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 0

KENYA SUPREME COURT ANNULS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS IN FIRST FOR AFRICA


The 4-to-2 court ruling came in response to a petition filed by challenger Raila Odinga, 72, who alleged widespread fraud in the election... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 3490

KENYANS ON SOCIAL MEDIA REACT TO RULING ANNULLING POLLS


Many social media users describe the Supreme Court's judgment as a victory for Kenyan democracy... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 2245

AFRICA LIVE: KENYA COURT CANCELS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION


Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says that today's Supreme Court ruling annulling the presidential election is unprecedented in Africa... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 4324

KENYA SUPREME COURT ANNULS RESULT OF PRESIDENTIAL POLLS


Kenya's Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 14862

AFRICANS REACT TO NEYMAR'S MOVE FROM BARCELONA TO PSG


The country's troubled Cameroon football federation has been in wrangles since 2015... READ MORE

1st September, 2017 37

KENYA IMPOSES WORLD'S TOUGHEST LAW AGAINST PLASTIC BAGS


Kenya is a major exporter of plastic bags to the region... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 461

KENYA ENFORCES PLASTIC BAG BAN WITH FINES UP TO 38,000 US DOLLARS OR JAIL TIME


Kenya enforces plastic bag ban with fines up to 38,000 US dollars or jail time... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 7

KENYA BRINGS IN WORLD'S TOUGHEST PLASTIC BAG BAN


Kenya is a major exporter of plastic bags to the region... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 21367

KENYA BANS PLASTIC BAGS, THREATENING 4 YEARS IMPRISONMENT AND HUGE FINES


Kenya's ban on plastic bags is the world's harshest... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 1646

KENYA IMPOSES WORLD'S TOUGHEST LAW AGAINST PLASTIC BAGS


Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of 40,000 as the world's toughest law aimed... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 0

KENYA BANS PLASTIC BAGS, MAY FINE VIOLATORS $38,000


Some 100 million plastic bags are handed out every year in Kenya by supermarkets alone, according to the UN Environmental Program... READ MORE

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'PEACE WANTED ALIVE' - KENYAN GRAFFITI ARTIST'S POST-ELECTION MESSAGE | AFRICANEWS


Protests broke out after Kenya's election board announced that incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta had won by 1.4 million votes... READ MORE

28th August, 2017 8

FUNERAL HELD FOR SIX-MONTH-OLD KENYAN GIRL 'TEARGASSED, BEATEN' BY POLICE


The Kenyan government said it is investigating if the baby was actually killed by the police... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 10

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

17th August, 2017 3

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 65

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 114

SUSPENSE AS KENYA AWAITS NEXT MOVE ON POLL DISPUTE


The international community and many within Kenya have urged Odinga to use legal means to express his grievances... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 0

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

KENYA'S ODINGA TO UNVEIL NEXT MOVE OVER VOTE DISPUTE


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

15th August, 2017 0

KENYA'S ODINGA TO UNVEIL NEXT MOVE OVER VOTE DISPUTE


The 72-year-old insists he is the rightful winner of a stolen election which took place on August 8 that 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

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

14th August, 2017 0

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 2006

Trending News Headlines : Kenya

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 11544

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

30th July, 2017 8801

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 6792

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 5445

RELATIVE CALM IN KISUMU AFTER KENYA ELECTION CLASHES


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

12th August, 2017 4805

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

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 2253

HOW TO FIT TWO WEEKS' WORTH OF CLOTHES IN A CARRY-ON AND OTHER TRAVEL TIPS


You can always avoid checking your carry-on, even on a full flight... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 2198

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 2024

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 1808

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 1386

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

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 1175

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 1094

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 805

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 766

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

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 539

'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 445

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 419

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

'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 381


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