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President Kenyatta calls for peaceful poll, urges people to turn out

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday urged his supporters to turn up for Thursday’s repeat presidential election, saying the country will emerge from the current political upheavals. Kenyatta’s call came on the back of opposition...

Odinga reiterates Kenya election boycott, asks supporters to hold prayers

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has reiterated that he will not participate in Thursday’s repeat presidential election, urging his supporters to hold prayers away from polling stations. Odinga was speaking at a rally in...

Supreme Court judges no-show means Kenyan elections to go on

The Kenyan Supreme Court on Wednesday said it could not hear a case seeking to delay the country’s presidential election, because it lacked the required judges to make a quorum. The court requires at least...

Opposition supporters gather in Nairobi ahead of Odinga’s “big announcement”

Kenyan opposition NASA coalition’s supporters are gathering in the capital, Nairobi, ahead of a ‘big announcement’ promised by Raila Odinga last week. Uncertainty has gripped the East African country for the better part of October,...

Kenyan court dismisses case compelling Odinga to contest poll

Kenya’s High Court has dismissed a petition seeking to compel main opposition candidate Raila Odinga to participate in Thursday’s repeat presidential election. The case which was filed by a Member of Parliament allied to the...

Kenya’s Political Stability: Attorney-General dismiss claims of a looming constitutional crisis

Kenya's Attorney-General has dismissed claims of a looming constitutional crisis as the country prepares for a repeat of a presidential election. There have been claims by the opposition that a caretaker government would have to...

#KenyaDecides: The credibility of international observers in sharp focus

As Kenyans prepare for another round of Presidential Elections, the role international election observers play are sharply in focus. In August, they were quick to applaud the electoral body after the vote, saying there was...

Kenyan opposition to tell court that technology enabled election fraud

Kenya's opposition will argue before the Supreme Court that technology enabled rather than curbed election fraud, as it seeks to overturn a vote this month won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Opposition leader Raila Odinga's National...

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...