Recent News Headlines : Jomo Kenyatta

KENYAN OPPOSITION TO FILE PETITION AGAINST PRESIDENTIAL VOTE


Opposition leader Raila Odinga has rejected official results from Kenya's electoral commission, which said Mr Kenyatta won by a margin of roughly 1.4 million votes... READ MORE

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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

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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

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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 103

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

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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

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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

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KENYA'S ODINGA MULLS NEXT MOVE ON DISPUTED ELECTION


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

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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

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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

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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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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

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

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

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

13th August, 2017 0

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

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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

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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

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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 11544

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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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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

KENYA'S STRIKING DOCTORS DEFY ORDER TO RESUME WORK


A Kenyan court which declared the strike illegal appointed church leaders to mediate after several other mediators failed... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 530

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 482

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

HOW KENYA ELECTION PUTS STRAIN ON ETHNICALLY MIXED COUPLES


This can make life difficult for mixed ethnicity couples, as the BBC's Dickens Olewe in Nairobi found ahead of next week's election... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 380

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

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 342

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

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