Jomo Kenyatta

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Ola Johnson Kenya’s Supreme Court unanimously decided that Kenya’s presidential election — which had been held on 4 March — was conducted in a free, fair, transparent and credible manner, and that Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto of the Jubilee Alliance were validly elected Uhuru Kenyatta, 51, the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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Two weeks after Kenyans went to the polls, the runner-up in the presidential race is challenging the result in court. The country has so far maintained peace throughout the process, which is continuing to throw the hurdles of democracy at anyone who hoped this would be over quickly. By GREG NICOLSON....
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 16th, 2013
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The Economist Uhuru Kenyatta must convince Kenyans that he is his own man A NOVELTY of Kenya’s first televised presidential debate was the sight of awkward questions being put to Uhuru Kenyatta. How would he run the country from the dock at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, where he face...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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NAIROBI — When the International Criminal Court was established in 2002 it had many lofty ambitions. Ending impunity for crimes against humanity, genocide and war crimes. Delivering justice to those abandoned by their national courts. Boosting indictees’ electoral chances was not on that list. Yet th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 7th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta’s share of the vote slipped below 50 percent for the first time in the slow counting of results on Thursday, raising the prospect that the country could be headed for a divisive second round run-off. Kenyatta’s main rival, Pri...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 3rd, 2013
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Security has been stepped up across the country Kenya Elections Polls are due to open in Kenya in what observers are describing as the most important election in the country’s history. It is the first time a vote has taken place under a new constitution, designed to prevent a repeat of violence...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 3rd, 2013
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NAIROBI, Kenya — Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans on Monday will begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country’s most important — and complicated — in its 50-year history. Clerics across Kenya gave sermons dedicated to peace ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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By Daniel Branch Many Kenyans will go to the polls on 4 March with a sense of trepidation. Three of the four elections since 1992 have been accompanied by significant violence; 2002 being the exception. On each occasion politicians used local grievances over land and inequality to label supporters of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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Politics – Kenya, considered to be East Africa’s biggest economy, will on March 4, hold general elections that will see the emergence of a president, senators, county governors, members of parliament, civic wards and women county representatives in a poll that will be measured for possibl...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 12th, 2013
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Kenya’s first televised presidential debate sees hopefuls play down fears of a repeat of the tribal violence that erupted in 2007 Clar Ni Chonghaile in Nairobi,guardian.co.uk Inside the private school in Nairobi’s upmarket Karen suburb, the small audience gathered to witness history in th...