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August is set to be a busy month with no less...

August is set to be a busy month with no less than three presidential polls in Africa. The first will see Rwandans elect their leader,...

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...

Kenya: Odinga proposes ‘People’s Assembly’

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday said he would convene a “People’s Assembly” to try and improve governance in the country following...

#KenyaDecides: Significant upsurge in women elected into parliament

Women representation in political life has yet to reach meaningful ratio vis-à-vis their proportion of the nation. Between 1963 and 2013 only 74 women made...

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...

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...

How did fake news impact Kenya’s election?

After the August 8 election results a number of protests broke out in Kenya. Many fake images and stories were spread aimed to misinform...

Kenya Election Exodus: People leave the capital to cast votes in...

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...

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...

Odinga plans parallel rally as Kenyatta is set to be sworn...

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has declined an invitation to attend the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya, and has instead...
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