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Kenya political rivals meet

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Kenyan opposition politicians suspended their rival assembly, days after their leader said he would reconcile with President Uhuru Kenyatta and end post-election...

Kenya revokes deportation of lawyer

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A Kenyan court revoked the deportation of a lawyer who "swore in" opposition leader Raila Odinga as the country's "president" in a...

ISS: Two wrongs don’t right Kenya’s political crisis

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When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially anointed as president for the second time last November, he swore an oath – the...

Lawyer leaves Kenya after being charged with treason

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A Kenyan opposition lawyer charged with treason over the symbolic presidential "swearing in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga left the country, a...

Kenyan television channels back on air

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Two Kenyan television channels shut down by government over coverage of the political opposition resumed partial broadcasting on Monday, with a third...

Kenya charges opposition member at Odinga “swearing in” with treason

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A Kenyan opposition politician was charged with treason and unlawful assembly for his involvement in the symbolic presidential "swearing in" of opposition...

Lawyer who attended Odinga “swearing-in” arrested

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A Kenyan lawyer present at the symbolic "swearing in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga has been arrested the opposition coalition said. Miguna...

Kenyan journalists camp out in newsroom

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Three Kenyan journalists spent the night in their newsroom in fear of arrest, watching plainclothes policemen camped outside. They said their lawyers would...

Teargas fired at Odinga “swearing-in” in Nairobi

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Kenyan police fired teargas to disperse thousands of opposition supporters gathering in central Nairobi to celebrate the planned swearing-in of opposition leader...

Kenya opposition postpones “swearing-in” of alternative president

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Kenya's opposition postponed plans to swear in its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president, easing political tensions and opening a window...

Treason if parallel president sworn in in Kenya

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Kenya's Attorney General Githu Muigai said any attempt to hold a parallel swearing in of a president would amount to treason. Muigai...

Kenya opposition strategist released

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A prominent strategist for Kenya's opposition who criticised President Uhuru Kenyatta and called for some parts of the country to secede was...

Shots fired to disperse Kenya opposition supporters

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Kenyan police fired in the air to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters outside the airport in Nairobi, a Reuters witness said. Despite...

Political exclusion risks tearing Kenya apart – Odinga

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Kenya's main opposition leader said anger over last month's presidential election ran so deep it threatened to tear the country apart. Raila...

Odinga proposes “People’s Assembly” for Kenya

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Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga plans to use pickets and petitions to protest last week's presidential poll and convene a "People's Assembly"...

Kenyans await Odinga’s response to Kenyatta poll victory

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Nervous Kenyans were waiting for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last week's election, which...

Odinga calls for calm after election violence

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called for calm when visiting a slum in the capital hit by violence when a political stand-off...

Low voter turn-out in Kenya

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

Kisumu protest

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Around 2,000 Kenyans marched to election board offices in Kisumu on Tuesday, witnesses said, responding to a call from opposition leader Raila...

Odinga – stay home and don’t vote

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Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga told a BBC interviewer he was not calling for protests during repeat presidential elections scheduled for Thursday,...

Kenya opposition leader’s sister faces charges

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Kenyan prosecutors will charge the sister of opposition leader Raila Odinga and an opposition senator with incitement to violence after attacks on...

Call for mass protest on Kenya voting day

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Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga calle for a mass protest on October 26, the date the country is due to hold a...

Kenya opposition leader calls for protests

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who withdrew from a presidential election re-run saying it should only take place once wide-ranging reforms are...

Kenya election death toll reaches 33

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Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights...

Odinga withdraws from repeat Kenya presidential poll

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga will not stand in a court-ordered re-run of August's presidential election scheduled for October 26, saying the...

Safaricom staff targeted over Kenyan election

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga asked lawyers to prosecute six employees of telecoms operator Safaricom for conspiring with election board officials to...

Odinga rejects Kenya election re-run date

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said his coalition would not participate in the re-run of a presidential election proposed for October 17...

No power sharing in Kenya – Odinga

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Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga said his coalition will not share power, two days after the Supreme Court annulled last month's presidential...

Foreign political advisors manhandled by Kenyan police

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Two foreign advisers to Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, expelled from the country days before Tuesday's election, said they were taken from...

Ahead of Kenya election, ruling party promises to expand free education,...

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Kenya's ruling party promised to expand free education and healthcare in a manifesto published this week, but did not acknowledge problems in...

Kenyan president launches re-election campaign

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off his official campaign for re-election with a rally in Nairobi, echoing a call by main challenger...

Kenya opposition warns of protests if elections “rigged”

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said mass protests were possible if August elections were rigged, comments likely to scare Kenyans fearful of...

Kenya to install CCTV cameras to combat terrorism

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Kenya will soon begin installing close-circuit television cameras across the country, starting with the capital Nairobi, after receiving a US$100 million grant...

Kenyan PM Odinga leaves hospital after surgery

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Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga was discharged from hospital yesterday after a minor operation to relieve pressure on his brain earlier this...