Recent News Headlines : Raila Odinga

KENYA'S KENYATTA SWEARS IN FOR SECOND TERM, PLEDGES TO PRIORITIZE UNITY[1]


Security had been heightened both inside and outside the Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, venue of the swearing-in ceremony, with heavily armed military officers manning the place... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 427

KENYATTA SWORN IN AS KENYA'S PRESIDENT AS OPPOSITION RALLY HIT BY TEAR GAS


Kenyatta sworn in as Kenya's president as opposition rally hit by tear gas... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 130

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

28th November, 2017 42

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

20th November, 2017 221

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

20th November, 2017 2864

KENYA'S SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS KENYATTA ELECTION WIN


The ruling paves the way for Kenyatta to be sworn in on November 28, bringing to a close what has been a divisive and bloody election process... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 0

KENYA SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH INCUMBENT IN PRESIDENTIAL REVOTE


Kenya has been through two presidential elections this year, both of which have come before the Supreme Court for review... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 503

KENYA COURT UPHOLDS PRESIDENT KENYATTA'S ELECTION VICTORY


Kenya's supreme court has upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a contentious repeat vote that was boycotted by the opposition... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 533

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

18th November, 2017 2560

FIVE KILLED AS ODINGA RETURN MARRED BY VIOLENCE


At least five people have been killed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, as police clashed with supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 405

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

ODINGA REJECTS 'SHAM' KENYA POLL RE-RUN


Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has rejected the results of the re-run presidential election that saw Uhuru Kenyatta gaining a second term... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 189

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

31st October, 2017 0

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


But this time, election chief Wafula Chebukati said he was confident the poll had been free, fair and credible ... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 0

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

31st October, 2017 0

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

KENYAN PRESIDENT DECLARED WINNER OF DISPUTED ELECTION RERUN


Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner in the country's second general election in three months, amid fears of prolonged political turmoil... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 252

KENYATTA WINS WITH 98% IN KENYA POLL BOYCOTTED BY OPPOSITION


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

30th October, 2017 0

KENYA PRESIDENT SCORES MASSIVE WIN IN ELECTION RERUN THAT MOST BOYCOTTED


The rerun election was scheduled after the Supreme Court annulled the original August balloting, in which Kenyatta won with 54 percent of the vote to Odinga's 44 percent... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 52

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

WILLIAM RUTO BLAMES OPPOSITION FOR KENYA POLL VIOLENCE


At least eight people have been killed and more than 30 injured since Thursday's election, most in the opposition strongholds in the western part of Kenya... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 1456

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

KENYA IN LIMBO AS INCOMPLETE ELECTION KEEPS TENSIONS HIGH


According to the Supreme Court, the election re-run must be completed by October 31... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 0

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

28th October, 2017 1320

KENYAN STREETS CALMER, BUT POLITICAL STANDOFF IN NEW ELECTION STILL UNRESOLVED


Political uncertainty persists in the country after opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted the repeat presidential election on Thursday... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 0

KENYA CRISIS DEEPENS AS KENYATTA LEADS IN DISPUTED POLL


According to the Supreme Court, the election re-run must be completed by October 31... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 0

DEADLY ELECTION-RELATED VIOLENCE CONTINUES IN KENYA


John Wafula, a security guard at Congo Market, said he had to run for his life on Friday night... READ MORE

28th October, 2017 1203

Trending News Headlines : Raila Odinga

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

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

KENYA'S RAILA ODINGA WITHDRAWS FROM ELECTION RE-RUN


Raila Odinga announces decision to withdraw from presidential election re-run... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 5875

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

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

WHY DID RAILA ODINGA WITHDRAW FROM THE ELECTION RERUN?


In a surprising turn of events, Raila Odinga announced on October 10 that he was withdrawing from the scheduled October 26 rerun of the 2017 presidential election... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 4213

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 POLITICAL CRISIS DEEPENS IN RUN-UP TO ELECTION


Election board says it cannot guarantee presidential rerun will be free and fair as political parties stage rallies... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 3060

ODINGA: KENYA'S PRESIDENTIAL VOTE RESULTS 'MANIPULATED'


Odinga was also asked to comment on international observers, like Ghanaian President John Mahama, who initially stated that the elections were credible... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 2738

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

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

KENYA ELECTION OFFICIAL ROSELYN AKOMBE FLEES TO US


A senior member of Kenya's electoral commission IEBC has resigned, saying the country is unable to hold credible elections next week... READ MORE

18th October, 2017 2024

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

'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

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

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

GREEN LIGHT FOR KENYA'S REPEAT ELECTION AFTER COURT COLLAPSES


'Resistance movement' Election commission chief Wafula Chebukati said the polls would open at 06 00 03 00 GMT after being given assurances by the authorities... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 1461

RAILA ODINGA URGES KENYANS TO BOYCOTT 'SHAM' ELECTION


Opposition leader vows to create anti-government 'resistance movement' on the eve of planned election rerun... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 1376

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

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

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

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

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

KENYANS, BUSINESSES DECRY POLITICAL IMPASSE AMID VOTE


Before September, presidential election results had never been thrown out... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 769

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 VOWS TO 'FIX' COURT AS WIN QUASHED


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

3rd September, 2017 700

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


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