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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...

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...