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Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in, rival Raila Odinga promises own inauguration

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Kenya Oppn, 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. 

Oct 26, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

The court was offering a detailed ruling as to why it annulled the Aug 8 election and ordered a fresh presidential vote within 60 days.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Shock as Kenya court cancels election result, demands re-run

After the August 8 poll, Odinga and his National Super Alliance (NASA) charged that the transmission of electronic results to a national tallying centre was riddled with irregularities.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Eleven dead in Kenya as post-election riots flare

Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.

Aug 12, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Kenya's president takes early lead after peaceful vote

First results began to come in on Tuesday night but a very close race means it might take three days before a winner emerges. Officially, election authorities have up to a week to declare the outcome.

Aug 08, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta urges peace on eve of tense election

On Tuesday Kenyans will cast ballots in six different elections, choosing governors, lawmakers, senators, county officials and women`s representatives in local races also rife with tension.

Aug 07, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Protesters demand rapid inquiry into murder of Kenya vote official

In 2013, Odinga took his complaints to court and the elections were largely peaceful. But in 2007, he called for street demonstrations. The political protests and the ethnic violence that followed killed more than 1,200 people and forced another 600,000 to flee. 


Aug 01, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Missing Kenya election official found dead before vote: Colleague

In 2007, he called for street protests after tallying was abruptly stopped and a winner announced. Political protests and ethnic violence killed more than 1,200 people. 

Jul 31, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

Gunmen storm Kenyan Deputy President Ruto's residence, gunshots heard

Unknown gunmen attacked the home of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday, less than two weeks before the country votes in high-stakes polls, two security sources said.

Jul 29, 2017, 20:18 PM IST

Kenya opposition stages mass rally to challenge president

Thousands of Kenyans chanted anti-government slogans on Monday at a rally in Nairobi, where sporadic clashes erupted with political and ethnic tensions running high following deadly weekend attacks.

Jul 07, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

Kenyans gather for opposition rally, day after attacks

Thousands of Kenyans rallied Monday for an anti-government demonstration in the capital`s central park amid heavy police presence, with political and ethnic tensions high following weekend attacks in which over 21 were killed.

Jul 07, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Kenya`s Raila Odinga to vows to resolve poll row peacefully

Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.

Mar 31, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Partial recount in Presidential vote: Kenya court

Kenya`s Supreme Court today ordered a recount of votes in some constituencies in the country`s March 4 presidential election.

Mar 26, 2013, 08:28 AM IST

Kenya`s media self-censoring to reduce vote tension

It`s the biggest news of the year in Kenya: A Presidential Election with huge potential for violence.

Mar 08, 2013, 08:26 AM IST

Kenyatta leading in Kenya elections: Early poll results

Early poll results in the presidential elections have indicated that Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta is reportedly leading over Prime minister Raila Odinga.

Mar 06, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

Kenya elections: Counting underway in `most important` polls

Officials begun counting the votes on Monday after a large number of people voted in the first general elections that are being held under the new Constitution which was approved in 2010.

Mar 04, 2013, 09:39 AM IST

Kenya eyes bilateral deals with China

Kenyan PM has left for Beijing to attend a key China-Africa forum where he is also expected to sign bilateral initiatives with China.

Jul 17, 2012, 12:51 PM IST

Kenya: Blast blamed on `Arabic-looking bearded man`

An explosion ripped through a building full of small shops in downtown Nairobi on Monday, injuring at least 33 people.

May 29, 2012, 09:33 AM IST

Kenya PM asks Israel for help in fighting terrorists

Israeli security forces are among the best in the world in dealing with terror threats.

Nov 14, 2011, 21:37 PM IST