Recent News Headlines : Nairobi. - Kenya

KENYA SETS RERUN OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION FOR OCT. 26; QUESTIONS REMAIN ON FAIRNESS OF PROCESS


The Supreme Court declared President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election null and void on Sept. 1 after hearing a legal challenge filed by the opposition, led by Raila Odinga... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 0

KENYAN TAXI APP 'LITTLE' LOOKING TO MAKE PROFITS


Little also plans to start offering rides using motorcycles locally known as boda bodas... READ MORE

13th September, 2017 7

FAKE NEWS FEARS MAY FUEL DIVISION


The Charlottesville fallout and what to make of Trump's views on white supremacy... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 9

[PHOTOS] KENYA OPPOSITION SUPPORTERS CELEBRATE COURT RULING ANNULLING POLLS


Opposition supporters in Kenya have flooded the streets in celebration of a court decision to annul results of the last elections, held on August 8... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 10

AS KENYA ELECTION NEARS, FEARS THAT 'FAKE NEWS' MAY FUEL DIVISION


The Charlottesville fallout and what to make of Trump's views on white supremacy... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 0

4 BEHEADED IN KENYA IN SUSPECTED AL-SHABAB ATTACK


NAIROBI, Kenya AP -- A Kenyan police official says at least four people have been beheaded by suspected al-Shabab extremists based in neighboring Somalia... READ MORE

6th September, 2017 0

KENYA'S EXTENDED PRESIDENTIAL POLLS EXPECTED TO HAMPER REAL ESTATE GROWTH


We expect the real estate sector to pick up in early 2018 after the end of the presidential polls, Arora said... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 0

ARSON BLAMED FOR KENYA GIRLS SCHOOL INFERNO DEADLY TO NINE, SEEN AS PART OF A TREND


It was not an accident, it was arson, Minister Fred Matiang'i said of the fire on Saturday at Moi Girls School in Nairobi... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 5

KENYA TO HOLD FRESH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON OCTOBER 17


OPINION Why did Kenya's Supreme Court annul the elections?... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 1074

KENYAN ELECTION COMMISSION SETS OCT. 17 AS DATE FOR NEW VOTE


The Supreme Court gave clear guidance on who will hold the repeat election... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 0

KENYA ELECTION RULING SPURS HOPE FOR ODINGA SUPPORTERS


After Kenya's Supreme Court invalidated the August election results, Raila Odinga supporters in Nairobi's Kibera slum express hope for the opposition candidate... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 154

ARSON CAUSED FIRE THAT KILLED NINE SCHOOLGIRLS


Education minister confirms reports of attacks around the country, including in Mombasa and Kisumu besides Nairobi... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 1478

ARSON CAUSED FIRE AT KENYAN SCHOOL THAT KILLED NINE GIRLS


Arson caused fire at Kenyan school that killed nine girls minister... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 41

SUSPECTED AL-SHABAB PAIR ON MOTORBIKE GUN DOWN TWO POLICEMEN OUTSIDE SOUTH KENYA CHURCH


Since May, more than 20 police officers and a similar number of civilians have been killed in a resurgence of attacks in Kenya, including roadside bombings... READ MORE

4th September, 2017 3

KENYAN OPPOSITION LEADER REFUSES TO SHARE POWER


The court voted 4-2 to nullify Mr Kenyatta's election, saying they found the electoral commission had performed irregularities and illegalities in adding up the presidential vote... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 0

KENYATTA VOWS TO 'FIX' COURT AS WIN QUASHED


Kenya election Kenyatta vows to 'fix' court as win quashed... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 700

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 213

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

BARACK OBAMA: TOURISM, FUNDING DOWN IN HIS ANCESTRAL VILLAGE IN KENYA


Life changed early this year when Obama retired, said Grace Anyango, 16, a student who has depended on a scholarship to attend the Obama Secondary School... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 1465

KENYA PRESIDENT & DEPUTY THREATEN CHIEF JUSTICE AFTER POLL ANNULMENT


Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, says he has accepted a court ruling annulling his re-election on August 8... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 24

SEVEN KENYAN SCHOOLGIRLS DIE IN DORMITORY BLAZE - GOVERNMENT


In 2001, 58 schoolboys were killed in a dormitory fire at Kyanguli Secondary School outside Nairobi... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 3

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 4183

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 2280

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 4783

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 15733

ANALYSIS | EUROPE IS TRYING TO CUT THE FLOW OF MIGRANTS FROM AFRICA. IT WON'T BE EASY.


That leaves one other European proposal on the table -- using the Libyan coast guard and militias to crack down on the flow of migrants... READ MORE

31st August, 2017 231

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 473

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 30331

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

28th August, 2017 15679

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 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

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

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'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 2392

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

RENOWNED ANTI-POACHING LEADER MURDERED BY GUNMEN IN TANZANIA


Wayne Lotter had received death threats for years over his efforts to stem the rampant elephant poaching in Tanzania... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 2142

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

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

KENYA OPPOSITION FILES CHALLENGE OVER ELECTION RESULTS


Lawyers for the Kenyan opposition filed a petition with the Supreme Court challenging President Kenyatta's re-election... READ MORE

19th August, 2017 1582

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

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 1308

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

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

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 699

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

'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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