NAIROBI, KENYA (SEPTEMBER 1, 2017) (REUTERS) – Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga on Friday (September 1) called for prosecution of electoral committee officers following a “historic” decision by the Supreme Court to nullify election results. Continue reading
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, the election commission announced on Friday, but the opposition rejected the result saying the process was undermined by fraud. Lisa Bernhard reports. Continue reading
Kenya is on edge ahead of national elections on Tuesday, but the risk is that much greater for women candidates facing violence, intimidation, and general sexism in the race. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
At least 25 people were killed when an oil tanker burst into flames sending a fireball onto one of Kenya’s main highways. Paul Chapman reports. Continue reading
Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta withdraws troops and disengages fully from the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after the sacking of a Kenyan who led the force.
Kenya hosts the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) and it is the first time the summit is being held on the continent. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and several other African heads of state and government will be in attendance. At the last TICAD meeting in 2013, Japan pledged a total $32 billion in public and private sector support for the continent over a five-year period.