Recent News Headlines : President Uhuru Kenyatta

KENYA'S PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA SWORN IN FOR NEW TERM, AMID PROTESTS


Supporters in the stand attend the presidential inauguration at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017... READ MORE

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KENYAN PRESIDENT TO BE SWORN-IN AS OPPOSITION PREPARES TO HOLD RIVAL RALLY


Supporters of Kenyatta - who won with 98 percent of the vote after Odinga's boycott - are urging the opposition to engage in talks and move on... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 4

KENYA SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS UHURU KENYATTA POLL WIN


Kenya's Supreme Court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's election re-run, which was boycotted by the main opposition... READ MORE

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KENYA'S SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS KENYATTA'S RE-ELECTION


Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in the repeat presidential poll last month, paving the way for his swearing in next week... READ MORE

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SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS UHURU KENYATTA'S VICTORY


Kenya's Supreme Court has unanimously upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory in a rerun vote that was held in October... READ MORE

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POLITICAL CLASHES IN KENYA LEAVE SEVERAL DEAD


The police fired water cannons and tear gas as Mr. Odinga's convoy made its way to Upper Hill in central Nairobi where he addressed supporters... READ MORE

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KENYA FACES FURTHER POLL CHALLENGES AS DIVISIONS REMAIN


President Uhuru Kenyatta, winner of the elections with 98 percent of the vote, says he expects victory to be challenged... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 983

AFTER KENYATTA WIN, ALL EYES ON KENYA'S EMBATTLED OPPOSITION CHIEF


This is illegal, said a man watching as several hundred people chanting anti-Kenyatta slogans in the western city of Kisumu, after results were announced... READ MORE

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KENYAN PRESIDENT DECLARED WINNER OF ELECTION BOYCOTTED BY OPPOSITION, BAGGING 98% OF THE VOTE


We wait for Kenya to move forward, said supporter Ann Njoki, speaking near the election commission headquarters... READ MORE

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PRESIDENT KENYATTA WINS 98PC OF VOTE IN KENYA ELECTION RE-RUN


Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta wins 98 per cent of the vote in a repeat presidential election in Kenya, the electoral commission says... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 11

KENYATTA WINS WITH 98% IN KENYA POLL BOYCOTTED BY OPPOSITION


Odinga called on his voters to stay away on election day... READ MORE

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PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA WINS RE-RUN ELECTION IN KENYA


We wait for Kenya to move forward, said supporter Ann Njoki, speaking near the election commission headquarters... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 1

KENYA VOTE CHIEF SILENT ON REBEL AREAS AS UNCERTAINTY LINGERS


Thursday's presidential re-run was ordered by Kenya's Supreme Court after it overturned Kenyatta's August victory over irregularities in the transmission of votes... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 0

KENYA VOTE CHIEF SILENT ON REBEL AREAS AS UNCERTAINTY LINGERS


Thursday's presidential re-run was ordered by Kenya's Supreme Court after it overturned Kenyatta's August victory over irregularities in the transmission of votes... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 2

VIOLENCE FLARES AND TENSIONS RISE AFTER KENYA PRESIDENTIAL VOTE


Mr. Odinga lost to President Uhuru Kenyatta in the first vote, in August, but challenged the validity of the results... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 199

IN KENYA ELECTION RE-RUN, POLLING INCOMPLETE AND NEXT STEPS UNCERTAIN


Anger at police is flaring in opposition areas in western counties, Nairobi slums and the coastal city of Mombasa... READ MORE

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AUTHORITIES INDEFINITELY DELAY VOTING IN OPPOSITION AREAS AFTER VIOLENCE


Kenya repeat elections Authorities indefinitely delay voting in opposition areas after violence... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 7

KENYA COUNTS VOTES, AND THE COST OF A VIOLENCE-HIT ELECTION


Election chief Wafula Chebukati said the ballot would be postponed until Saturday in four protest-hit counties in the country's west Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori and Siaya... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 0

KENYA GRIPPED BY TENSION AS KENYATTA LEADS IN DISPUTED POLL


Elections have deeply divided the people and we need to repair the fractures, said the Daily Nation editorial... READ MORE

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KENYA CALLS OFF REPEAT PRESIDENTIAL RERUN IN RESTIVE WESTERN REGIONS AMID FEARS OF 'POGROMS'A


Agreement reached over access to key records in russian election meddling probe... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 88

KENYA IN LIMBO AS POST-ELECTION CHAOS WORSENS


According to the Supreme Court's ruling, the election re-run had to be held by October 31... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 0

KENYA COUNTS VOTES, AND THE COST OF A VIOLENT ELECTION


Election chief Wafula Chebukati said the ballot would be postponed until Saturday in four protest-hit counties in the country's west Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori and Siaya... READ MORE

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KENYA COUNTS VOTES, AND THE COST OF A VIOLENCE-HIT ELECTION


Election chief Wafula Chebukati said the ballot would be postponed until Saturday in four protest-hit counties in the country's west Kisumu, Homa Bay, Migori and Siaya... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 0

KENYA PRESIDENTIAL POLL RERUN MARRED BY VIOLENCE


In most polling stations in areas where the electoral body postponed the poll, voters did not show up to cast their ballot... READ MORE

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KENYA OPPOSITION, RULING PARTY MPS EXCHANGE BLOWS AT RIVAL NEWS CONFERENCES


Legislators from Kenya's ruling party and opposition exchanged blows on Thursday, after polls closed in a controversial repeat presidential election... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 6

ONE KILLED AS KENYA'S DISPUTED ELECTION RE-RUN TURNS VIOLENT


This election was widely seen as his final shot at the top job, after losing elections in 1997, 2007 and 2013... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 0

'WE WANT A BETTER ELECTION'


President Uhuru Kenyatta urges people to vote, but his opponent Raila Odinga wants a boycott... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 1834

AP EXPLAINS: WHY KENYA IS VOTING AGAIN FOR PRESIDENT


President Uhuru Kenyatta, who called the Supreme Court justices crooks after they nullified his re-election, has insisted that Thursday's vote will go ahead... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 0

KENYA PRESIDENT SAYS ELECTION RE-RUN MUST BE HELD AS PLANNED THIS WEEK, DESPITE DOUBTS OF CREDIBILITY


Kenyatta met Monday with electoral commission chief Wafula Chebukati and said the commission has a responsibility to conduct the election, Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper reported... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 0

KENYA ELECTION COMMISSIONER RESIGNS, FLEES JUST DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION, SAYING VOTE CANNOT BE FAIR


Rather than contradict her, however, the commission's chairman, Wafula Chebukati, afterward said he did not think a credible election was possible either... READ MORE

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Trending News Headlines : President Uhuru 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 6792

KENYA'S RAILA ODINGA QUITS ELECTION RE-RUN


The country's electoral commission said Mr Kenyatta had won the August vote by a margin of 1.4 million votes... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 6600

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

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 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

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

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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 2392

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

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KENYAN JUDGES CRITICISE KENYATTA OVER 'VEILED THREATS'


Kenyan judges have critcised the veiled threats made by President Uhuru Kenyatta after the judiciary overturned his election on the ground that it was flawed... READ MORE

3rd September, 2017 1787

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

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

KENYA POLICE ORDERED TO INVESTIGATE ELECTION OFFICIALS


A fresh presidential election between Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga is due on October 26... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 1336

KENYA LEADER SIGNS TOUGH SECURITY LAW


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

19th December, 2014 1321

KENYA BANS PROTESTS IN CITIES AMID ELECTION FALLOUT


Demonstrations banned in the central business districts of Nairobi, Mombasa and the opposition stronghold of Kisumu... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 1211

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

KENYA PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA CLASHES WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA ON LGBT EQUALITY


Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta clashes with President Obama on LGBT equality Gay rights is really a non-issue... READ MORE

27th July, 2015 969

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

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

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'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

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

KENYAN LEADER WARNS ROGUE IMAMS; MILITANTS VOW 'BLOODBATH'


Kenyan officials said Saturday that five terrorists were arrested in connection with a bloody assault on a Kenyan university that left 148 people dead... READ MORE

4th April, 2015 386

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

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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

AFRICAN LEADERS MEET FOR GIANTS CLUB ELEPHANT SUMMIT


Among those expected to attend the summit are Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and President Ali Bongo from the west African nation of Gabon... READ MORE

29th April, 2016 335

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

9th August, 2017 254

KENYA BANS PROTESTS, SETTING UP SHOWDOWN WITH OPPOSITION SUPPORTERS


On Wednesday, thousands of Odinga supporters demonstrated in front of election commission offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and the western opposition stronghold of Kisumu... READ MORE

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