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Kenya poll official quits, says election not credible
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:07:52 +0200
One of Kenya’s top election officials quit Wednesday in a searing statement accusing her colleagues of political bias and saying an upcoming presidential election could not be credible. The resignation of one of seven poll commissioners is the latest...
© The Punch
Kenya poll commissioner quits, says election cannot be credible
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:45:52 +0200
One of Kenya’s eight election commissioners quit Wednesday in a searing statement accusing her colleagues of political bias and saying an upcoming presidential election cannot be credible. “The commission in its current state can surely not...
© The Punch
BREAKING: Kenya opposition suspends protest campaign after deaths
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:02:03 +0200
Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Tuesday he was suspending a protest campaign after three people were shot dead in demonstrations against Kenya’s election body. “In honour of the innocent victims of the state, our protests will stay suspended....
© The Punch
Kenya opposition suspends protest campaign after deaths
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:02:03 +0200
Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Tuesday he was suspending a protest campaign after three people were shot dead in demonstrations against Kenya’s election body. “In honour of the innocent victims of the state, our protests will stay suspended....
© The Punch
Kenya high court suspends ban on opposition protests
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:06:41 +0200
Kenya’s high court on Tuesday temporarily lifted a government curb on protests in three main cities, until a full hearing can be held on an opposition petition to scrap the ban entirely. Security Minister Fred Matiangi announced the ban last Thursday...
© The Punch
Police kill one protester in Kenya opposition stronghold
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:00:06 +0200
A young protester was shot dead in western Kenya on Monday as hundreds of opposition supporters again took to the streets demanding reforms ahead of a presidential election, witnesses told AFP. Police teargassed a large crowd of protesters in the opposition...
© The Punch
Kenyan opposition leader Odinga, who withdrew from vote re-run, calls for protests despite ban
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:40:11 +0200
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who withdrew from a presidential election re-run set for Oct. 26 saying it should only take place once wide-ranging reforms ...
© Japan Times
Morocco to replace Kenya as CHAN hosts
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:38:07 +0200
The emergency committee of the African Football Confederation (CAF) met Saturday in Lagos and unanimously decided to give Morocco the green light ahead of Equatorial Guinea. A third candidate, Ethiopia, was not considered because it did not provide a...
© The Punch
7 killed as gunmen attack Kenya high school
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 15:40:00 +0200
Gunmen suspected to be from neighbouring South Sudan shot dead seven people, including six students, in a raid on a high school in Kenya's Rift Valley
© Cape Times
At least 6 killed in northern Kenya school raid
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 14:12:44 +0200
Six people, including five students, were killed in an attack by suspected South Sudanese raiders on a boarding school in Lokichogio, in Kenya’s far north, early Saturday, authorities said. “Six people were killed in the attack, including...
© The Punch
Kenya’s opposition leader, Odinga says Oct. 26 poll will be illegal
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:32:34 +0200
Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga on Friday said his withdrawal from a presidential election rerun scheduled for Oct. 26 meant the poll had been “cancelled” and there should be fresh nominations for a new vote. Odinga said that based on a...
© The Punch
Two opposition protesters shot dead in Kenya
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:50:31 +0200
Two people were shot dead as a crowd of protesters clashed with police on Friday in the hometown of opposition leader Raila Odinga in western Kenya, witnesses told AFP. “One of them has a large injury on the head and another on the chest. They are...
© The Punch
Kenya opposition supporters defy protest ban
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:18:05 +0200
Hundreds of opposition supporters took to the streets of Kenya’s main cities Friday in defiance of a government ban on protests as the country is gripped by uncertainty over its presidential election. In western Kisumu, a stronghold of opposition...
© The Punch
Political crisis with no clear end grinds down Kenyan economy
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 17:30:00 +0200
"The economy is slowly shutting down as we wait for political issues to be resolved."
© Cape Times
Kenya bans opposition protests prior to election re-run
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:21:00 +0200
Kenya's government banned opposition protests in the country's three biggest cities because of "imminent danger of breach of peace"
© Cape Times

Most read news about Kenya:

Militants kill 59, take hostages in Kenya mall
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 16:10:32 +0200
Gunmen stormed a popular, upscale shopping mall in Nairobi on Saturday afternoon, lobbing grenades and firing weapons in an attack that left at least 59 people dead and 175 injured, Kenyan officials said. Foreigners were among the casualties. French President...
© Japan Times
Highlights from Obama’s Speech in Kenya
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:11:13 +0200
Barack Obama spoke in Kenya on his first presidential visit to the land of his father.
© The New York Times
TV anchor accidentally claims Obama was born in Kenya
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:30:29 +0200
A well-known news anchor suffered an epic slip-up this week when she said that President Obama was born in Kenya - a claim that has been thoroughly debunked since it first appeared during Obama's original run for office in 2008.
© NY Daily News
TV anchor accidentally claims Obama was born in Kenya
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:30:29 +0200
A well-known news anchor suffered an epic slip-up this week when she said that President Obama was born in Kenya - a claim that has been thoroughly debunked since it first appeared during Obama's original run for office in 2008.
© NY Daily News
Kenyan millionaires surge
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:10:26 +0200
The number of US-dollar millionaires in Kenya will grow at double the global rate over the next decade as the economy expands.
© Cape Times
Britain eases travel restrictions on Kenya
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:15:37 +0200
The British government on Monday relaxed its travel advisory against Kenya in the latest move that will encourage more visitors to the east African nation. A brief statement from the British embassy in Nairobi said the government has removed its advice...
© The Punch
Britain eases travel restrictions on Kenya
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:15:37 +0200
The British government on Monday relaxed its travel advisory against Kenya in the latest move that will encourage more visitors to the east African nation. A brief statement from the British embassy in Nairobi said the government has removed its advice...
© The Punch
Kenya inagurates its embassy in Ankara
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:01:00 +0200
Kenya inaugurated its embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara on April 9.
© Hurriyet Daily News
Whom should ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ drop: Porsha or Kenya?
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:53:40 +0200
On Sunday’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion, Andy Cohen essentially placed a pot of water over a flame — and expected it not to boil. Porsha Williams, the show’s...
© New York Post
Graft linked to Kenya terrorism - experts
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:13:25 +0200
Corrupt police and government employees are weakening Kenya’s ability to prevent a new rash of terror, say officials and analysts.
© Cape Times
Graft linked to Kenya terrorism - experts
Thu, 29 May 2014 15:13:25 +0200
Corrupt police and government employees are weakening Kenya’s ability to prevent a new rash of terror, say officials and analysts.
© Cape Times
Twin blasts kill 10, wound more than 70 in Kenyan capital
Sat, 17 May 2014 09:28:56 +0200
Ten people were killed and over 70 wounded Friday in two bomb attacks at a busy market in Nairobi, the latest in a wave of unrest blamed on Kenya’s Islamist militants. The twin bombings came as hundreds of British tourists were being evacuated from...
© Japan Times
Twin blasts kill 10, wound 70 in Kenyan capital
Fri, 16 May 2014 16:39:52 +0200
NAIROBI - At least ten people were killed on Friday in two explosions that left 70 others wounded in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the country's National Disaster Operations Center (NDOC) said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. In the past...
© The Jerusalem Post
Attacks Said to Kill 22 in Two Villages on Kenya’s Coast
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 11:02:28 +0200
Twenty-two people were killed in overnight attacks by gunmen in two counties on the Kenyan coast, where al-Qaida-linked militants last month claimed responsibility for killing 65 people, the Kenya Red Cross said Sunday.
© The New York Times
Attacks Said to Kill 22 in Two Villages on Kenya’s Coast
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 11:02:28 +0200
Twenty-two people were killed in overnight attacks by gunmen in two counties on the Kenyan coast, where al-Qaida-linked militants last month claimed responsibility for killing 65 people, the Kenya Red Cross said Sunday.
© The New York Times
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