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Why Odinga’s resistance movement could be important for democracy in Kenya

Sekou Toure Otondi | University of Nairobi In his last address at Uhuru Park on the eve of Kenya’s October 26 election re-run, Raila Odinga...

Acacia Mining chief executive and financial head quit

Acacia Mining said on Thursday its chief executive and chief financial officers had resigned and appointed temporary replacements in the midst of negotiations to...

IMF lowers forecast for Rwanda’s 2017 GDP growth from 6.2% to...

The International Monetary Fund issued a revised forecast for Rwanda’s gross domestic product this year, lowering its projected growth from 6.2 percent to 5.2...

Kenyan Supreme Court judges denied extra security after shooting – source

Kenya’s government denied a request by Supreme Court judges for extra security after one of their bodyguards was shot, preventing them from holding a...

Africa’s best, worst countries for doing business

Mauritius, in 25th place is the highest ranked economy in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Kenya’s repeat presidential poll was free, fair – commission

Kenya’s repeat presidential poll was free and fair, the election commission said on Monday, despite opposition complaints over the vote that led to it...

Kenya’s Nakumatt, once East Africa’s top retailer, files for administration

Kenya’s Nakumatt has filed for administration after a slew of petitions from creditors owed millions of dollars by a company that started life more...
What Kenya needs to do to extinguish hate speech ahead of elections

Kenyans anxiously await results of presidential vote

Riot police fired teargas at opposition supporters in a slum in Kenya’s capital on Monday, as the country awaited official confirmation of a landslide...

Kenya opposition leader calls for calm in slum hit by deadly...

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called for calm on Sunday as he visited a slum in the capital that was hit by violence when...
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Kenya president ahead with 96% support – partial tally

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has won over 96 percent of the votes counted so far from Thursday’s re-run election, according to a local media...

Low turnout taints Kenyatta victory in Kenya election re-run

Results of Kenya’s presidential election re-run started to trickle in on Friday, with early estimates of the turnout at below 35 percent, dealing a...

Kenyan police seal off Supreme Court ahead of vote delay hearing

Kenyan police sealed off the Supreme Court building in the capital on Wednesday as judges prepared to hear a petition to delay this week’s...
How Coca-Cola is working with Rwanda's government to empower communities

Coca-Cola to invest up to $90 mln in Kenya to broaden...

Coca-Cola Co plans to invest up to $90 million in Kenya over the three years through 2018 to increase its product range in the...
Kenyan shilling stable

Kenyan shilling falls to lowest since mid-August on election jitters

The Kenyan shilling dropped to 103.75/85 per dollar on Monday, its lowest level since mid-August, traders said, mainly due to concerns about potential violence...

Kenya to charge opposition leader’s sister with incitement to violence

Kenyan prosecutors will charge the sister of opposition leader Raila Odinga and opposition senator Fred Outa with incitement to violence and other crimes after...

Kenyan President snubs election crisis meeting

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the top election official for Thursday, saying he would instead spend...

Kenya’s shilling under pressure due to election jitters

Kenya’s shilling weakened on Thursday due to concerns about a repeat presidential election on Oct. 26, which has been plagued with uncertainty. At 0811 GMT,...

Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll

A top Kenyan election commissioner has quit and fled the country a week before a re-run of the presidential vote, citing political intimidation and...

Somalia calls for blood donations after bombing, Turkey sends doctors

Somalia is in desperate need for donated blood to treat survivors of a truck bombing in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday that killed more...

Kenya’s deputy president says happy for election board to meet opposition...

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto said on Tuesday there would be no problem if the election board agrees to meet a raft of demands...
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