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Kenya election body pressured to publish result forms

Nairobi - Observers piled pressure on Kenya's election commission Thursday to finish publishing results forms from every polling station, a day after the opposition said it would challenge the presidential outcome in court.

Kenya's defeated Odinga to take poll dispute to top court

Nairobi - Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Wednesday he would take his claims that Kenya's presidential election was rigged to the Supreme Court, after previously refusing to do so, and vowed to protest peacefully.

Kenya's defeated Odinga to take poll dispute to top court

Nairobi - Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Wednesday he would take his claims that Kenya's presidential election was rigged to the Supreme Court, after previously refusing to do so, and vowed to protest peacefully.

Suspense as Kenya awaits next move on poll dispute

Nairobi - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is expected to unveil his next move Wednesday to contest a presidential poll he claims was rigged in favour of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya's Odinga delays decision on poll dispute

Nairobi - Kenya's Raila Odinga pushed back plans Tuesday to announce his next move on a disputed election, leaving Kenyans in suspense over a political crisis that has already sparked deadly protests.

Kenya's Odinga delays 'complex' decision on vote dispute

Nairobi - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga is expected to announce his strategy Wednesday for contesting his election loss, having further delayed a decision that could defuse or exacerbate tensions in the country.

Kenya's Odinga mulls next move on disputed election

Nairobi - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga was weighing his next move Monday to contest an election he claims was rigged after defying pressure at home and from abroad to take his complaints to the courts.

Kenya's election standoff: five key questions

Nairobi - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country's election, but his rival Raila Odinga insists he is the true winner, and the election was stolen from him.

Waiting for Raila, listening to God, in Nairobi slum

Nairobi - Churches preached peace on Sunday in Mathare, a Nairobi slum that has been hit by days of violent demonstrations since last week's disputed presidential vote, but it was opposition leader Raila Odinga the people were desperate to hear from.

Defiant Odinga vows not to back down over 'stolen' Kenya vote

Nairobi - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed Sunday not to back down over an election he claims was stolen from him and urged his supporters to boycott work until he announces his strategy next week.

Kenya's Odinga to announce strategy on 'stolen' poll Tuesday

Nairobi - Kenya's defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga said Sunday he would announce his strategy on Tuesday after an election he claims was stolen from him, and told his supporters to stay away from work.

Protest death toll in west Kenya rises to 7: police

Nairobi - Seven people have been killed in Kenya's flashpoint west since protests erupted after the announcement of disputed poll results, police sources said Sunday, taking the total number killed across the country to 16.

Kenya opposition under pressure to quell deadly protests

Nairobi - Kenya's defeated opposition faced mounting calls at home and abroad to calm their supporters Sunday after claims of election rigging sparked violent protests that left at least 16 people dead.

Four things to know about the Kenyan vote dispute

Nairobi - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country's election, but not everybody is happy.

Violence and vuvuzelas as split Kenya reacts to vote

Kisumu - Immediately after news broke that President Uhuru Kenyatta had been re-elected as Kenya's president, people took to the streets across the east African nation.

Two shot dead in protests against disputed Kenya vote

Nairobi - Two people have been shot dead in Kenya in angry opposition protests which flared up again Saturday after the hotly disputed election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya opposition demands Odinga be 'declared president'

Nairobi - Kenya's main opposition coalition demanded Thursday that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared president, claiming it had evidence he had won an election that has already led to angry protests over fraud claims.

Tear gas and street battles as vote tensions roil Kenya

Kisumu - As he stood on a highway overpass watching riot police play a cat-and-mouse game with stick-wielding protesters in the streets of the Kenyan city Kisumu, Dickson Otieno thought to himself "not again".

Kenya police in running battles in opposition stronghold

Kisumu - Riot police engaged in running battles Wednesday with protesters in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu in western Kenya, as presidential aspirant Raila Odinga claimed massive poll fraud, an AFP reporter witnessed.

Kenyan opposition rejects partial vote results

Nairobi - Kenya's main opposition candidate Raila Odinga said on Wednesday that he rejected the preliminary results of Tuesday's presidential election, which show President Uhuru Kenyatta with a substantial lead.
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