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36 dead in central Kenya bus crash

Nairobi - Thirty-six people were killed and 11 injured early Sunday morning in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry on a road in central Kenya, police said.

30 dead in central Kenya bus crash

Nairobi - Thirty people were killed and 16 injured early Sunday morning in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry on a road in central Kenya, police said."We have 30 dead," said Rift Valley traffic police chief Zero Arome of the 3am (00.

Kenya government threatens opposition with 'treason' charge

Nairobi - Kenya's attorney general said Thursday that an opposition plan to have its leader Raila Odinga sworn in as an alternative president would amount to treason.

Kenyatta sworn in after months of tension in Kenya

Nairobi - Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in as president of Kenya on Tuesday following two disputed polls and waves of deadly protests.

Kenyatta sworn in for second term as protests leave two dead

Nairobi - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in Tuesday for a second term, but his vow to heal the country's divisions was overshadowed by bloody protests and a pledge from his rival to stage his own inauguration.

Kenya's Kenyatta to start disputed second term

Nairobi - Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta is due to be sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, an inauguration delayed by two disputed polls and a series of sometimes deadly street protests.

Two killed in protests after Kenya's top court upholds election

Nairobi - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday validated the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta, sparking opposition protests that left two dead, according to police.

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta election win

Nairobi - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country's October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta."The court has unanimously determined that the petitions are not merited....

Kenya's Supreme Court to issue election ruling

Nairobi - Kenya's Supreme Court is due to rule Monday on whether President Uhuru Kenyatta can be sworn in for a second term or if there must be yet another vote.

Clashes as 4 bodies found in Nairobi slum

Nairobi - Clashes erupted in a Nairobi slum Sunday after four bodies were found in the streets, hiking tensions on the eve of a Supreme Court ruling on the validity of last month's divisive election re-run.

Three dead as clashes mark Kenyan opposition leader's return

Nairobi - Three people were shot dead Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader Raila Odinga from an overseas trip.

Opposition leader: Kenya moving toward 'outright dictatorship'

Washington - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga sharply criticized the role of Western diplomats and election observers in the recent presidential vote and warned Thursday that the country is moving toward "outright dictatorship.

Kenya's contentious electoral amendments pass into law

Nairobi - A controversial set of amendments to Kenya's electoral act became law on Thursday, just days after a divisive presidential poll boycotted by the opposition.

For Kenya's opposition supporters, Odinga is 'our messiah'

Kisumu - In western Kenya, where thousands hit the streets to block polling in last week's divisive vote, the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta means nothing. For them, there can be only one president.

After Kenyatta win, all eyes on Kenya's embattled opposition chief

Nairobi - Kenya was once again left waiting Tuesday, as embattled opposition leader Raila Odinga prepared to lay out his strategy following a boycott of last week's protest-hit elections that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide win.

After Kenyatta win, all eyes on Kenya's embattled opposition chief

Nairobi - Kenya was once again left waiting Tuesday, as embattled opposition leader Raila Odinga prepared to lay out his strategy following a boycott of last week's protest-hit elections that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide win.

Uhuru Kenyatta: Re-elected, but at what cost?

Nairobi - Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in Kenya's controversial election re-run, is the son of the country's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

Kenyatta wins with 98% in Kenya poll boycotted by opposition

Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta was Monday declared victor of Kenya's deeply divisive election, gaining 98 percent of the vote in the absence of his rival Raila Odinga amid fears of further violence in opposition strongholds.

Kenya waits for an end to presidential re-run

Nairobi - Kenya's election board is expected Monday to decide whether to reschedule a vote in flashpoint opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent protests, or to push ahead with declaring victory for President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers

Nairobi - Kenya's election board remained silent Sunday over plans to reschedule a vote in flashpoint opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent protests in a poll set to hand President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide, but tarnished, win.

Tricky legal questions around Kenya's repeat poll

Nairobi - Kenya's repeated presidential election, held after an August 8 vote was annulled, has still not been completed after violence prevented voting Thursday in flashpoint opposition strongholds.

Kenya in limbo as incomplete election keeps tensions high

Nairobi - Kenya was stuck in limbo Saturday as a repeat election remained on hold in flashpoint opposition areas, while some picked up the pieces from violent protests that have claimed nine lives.

Kenya's disputed poll turns neighbours against each other

Nairobi - "That was the bedroom," said Steven Chege pointing to a tangle of charred wire, blackened metal sheets and burned wood.

Second protester shot dead in Kenya after fractious vote

Nairobi - A second protester was killed in Kenya on Friday as anger raged a day after a divisive election boycotted by the opposition, taking the death toll from two days of protests to eight.

Protesters hail small victory as Kenya delays poll in the west

Kisumu - "This is not really a victory, it's just the right thing to do," nods Wilson Ochyeng, 38, sipping a beer at a bar in Kisumu after officials again delayed a vote in this bastion of Kenya's opposition.

Kenya election chief delays poll again in the west

Nairobi - Kenya’s embattled election chief said Friday he was postponing plans to restage a presidential poll in protest-hit western areas over fears for the safety of his staff.

Kenya in limbo as post-election chaos worsens

Nairobi - Kenya found itself in a dangerous limbo on Friday as violent protests rocked opposition strongholds a day after a deeply divisive election that has left eight people dead.

Kenya counts votes, and the cost of a violence-hit election

Nairobi - As polling officials tallied votes, Kenyans counted the cost Friday of a deeply-divisive election marred by an opposition boycott and protests that left at least four dead and scores wounded.

Lockdown in Kisumu as tempers fray over Kenya's fractious vote

Kisumu - Some barricades were made of boulders, others were thrown together with concrete blocks, burning tyres or electrical cables, creating gridlock in Kisumu, Kenya's third city, where furious protesters sought to block Thursday's presidential re-run.

Grey skies and stench of teargas mark vote in Kenya slums

Nairobi - "It is our right not to vote. We voted already in August and you see what happened," shrugged Joseph Otieno as he stood in the drizzling rain with a handful of youths boycotting Thursday’s presidential re-run.
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