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European Union observers warn of poll violence in Kenya

The European Union on Monday warned that violence may erupt in Kenya if the electoral process is not insulated from malpractices such as rigging...

Over 20 Heads of State in Nairobi for President Kenyatta’s inauguration

More than 20 Heads of State are expected in Nairobi to witness the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s president for a second term. The...

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...

#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...

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...

Kenya’s President warns against violence as poll fever hits

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned against violence as election season gets into full swing. This is after chaotic party primaries led to violent incidents. One...

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...

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...

#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...

#KenyaDecides: EU observers urge legal redress for aggrieved candidates

Kenya is set to hold its general election on August 8, with eight candidates running for the presidency. Ahead of that vote, the European Union...