kenya election

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
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Feb 24th, 2013
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By Daniel Waweru It’s often said that Kenya’s political parties lack any ideological underpinning. The recent pair of Presidential debates shows this false. The discussion of economic policy at the main debate, where it emerged that the Nairobi consensus doesn’t significantly differ from the Washingt...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 22nd, 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya – Kenyan presidential contenders, Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, are headed for a tie in the Presidential election with a slight Kenyatta lead, needing a runoff to produce a possible Odinga victory, an opinion poll showed Friday. The first ever opinion poll to return a Kenyatta...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2013
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NAIROBI – Kenya’s Chief Justice Willy Mutunga says he has been threatened with “dire consequences” if the courts barred presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta from contesting next month’s election. Mr Mutunga said he had received a “poison-pen letter” from an ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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It is quite easy for one to fall in love with the East African nation of Kenya. God has blessed it with great beauty.  Snow top mountains, great savannahs filled with millions of wildlife creatures in their natural habitat, bustling cities like Nairobi and Mombasa and a people who are so proud of the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 22nd, 2013
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Presidential contender Musalia Mudavadi of the Amani coalition has named outgoing Ndaragwa MP Jeremiah Kioni his running mate for the March 4 general election. Mudavadi says arrived at the decision after painstaking reflection from an initial list of 100 people. He says that his choice was not influe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 16th, 2013
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Nairobi — Eagle Alliance presidential flag bearer Peter Kenneth has named Ronnie Osumba his running mate for the March 4 election, a man he says shares common values of addressing issues affecting the country. “In selecting a running mate, we have been guided by shared values. Ronnie Osumba is ...