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U.N. urges Kenya’s leaders to promote peace, avoid violence

Despite Odinga's claims of irregularities, Kenya has been hailed for holding peaceful elections. The United Nations has urged Odinga and Kenyatta to avoid stoking tensions after the vote. Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the U.N. Secretary-General...

Congratulatory messages start pouring in for newly elected Kenyan President

African Presidents and world leaders have started sending congratulatory messages to Uhuru Kenyatta for being re-elected the President of Kenya. Current President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, and the Presidential candidate for the...

Orphaned and broke, 23 year old student becomes Kenya’s youngest MP

A 23-year-old student has been elected as a Member of Parliament in Kenya’s Igembe South constituency following Tuesday’s election beating political bigwigs who were in the race against him. John Paul Mwirigi vied as an...

#KenyaDecides: Prisoners allowed to participate in presidential vote

At least 167 inmates from four prisons across Kenya have had an opportunity to participate in the country’s general election, the first time this has happened in the country. The East African nation is conducting...

#KenyaDecides: Kenyans in diaspora participate in vote

Kenyans have gone to the ballot today in the country’s general elections that is seen to be a close contest between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and long-time opposition leader Raila Odinga. The East African nation...

Kenya Election Exodus: People leave the capital to cast votes in their home counties

Kenyans are leaving the capital Nairobi in droves for their rural areas, which they consider safer ahead of next week's elections. Transport companies report booming business as voters travel back to their villages. The Kenyan...

#KenyansForPeace: Initiatives call for peace ahead of the polls

On Tuesday 8th August, Kenya will be heading into its General Elections to choose people who will lead in various capacities for the next five years. The election has been described as a hot contest...

#KenyaDecides: Former Ghanaian president calls for peace during Kenya’s upcoming election

In Kenya, former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has added his voice to calls for peace during the upcoming Kenyan elections. This comes after the killing of a top electoral commission official. Mahama is part of...

Kenya Election Expenses: Public & private spending at an all time high

Kenya heads to the polls in just over a week, and it's a hotly contested and very expensive election. Public and private spending are at an all-time high, while government and presidential candidates have put...

#KenyaDecides: President Uhuru vows to hand over power if defeated

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to hand over power peacefully should he be defeated in the upcoming elections. Kenya is due to hold its general election on August 8, with President Uhuru seeking a...