kenyan election

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 7th, 2013
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Associated PressA man and woman speak on the phone as they wait for results at a provincial vote reporting center in the Mathare slum of Nairobi on Wednesday. NAIROBI—Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga’s party has alleged that the ongoing vote count in the country’s election has b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Mar 4th, 2013
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Despite a history of ballot-box violence, polling stations remained calm in Kenya while record numbers cast their vote in the most important election since independence. The Kenyan capital of Nairobi was electric this morning well before the sun rose, as voters made their way to neighborhood polling ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 24th, 2013
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From restive towns near the Somalia border to delta villages wracked by deadly ethnic strife, Kenya’s Tana River flows through hotspots that are threatening to explode with the March 4 polls. By Leela JACINTO in Kenya (text) The mighty Tana, Kenya’s longest river, makes its way from its highland sour...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 22nd, 2013
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By Andrew Green Since multi-party democracy returned to Kenya in 1992, voting at election time has largely divided itself along ethnic lines. In 2007, when President Mwai Kibaki narrowly edged out Raila Odinga under a cloud of suspected vote tampering, the country descended into violence. The percept...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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MALINDI, Kenya — In a room by the stairs, Shukrani Malingi, a Pokomo farmer, writhed on a metal cot, the skin on his back burned off. Down the hall, at a safe distance, Rahema Hageyo, an Orma girl, stared blankly out of a window, a long scar above her thimble-like neck. She was nearly decapitated [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By Richard Lough CReuters) – East Africa’s most powerful economy and a key regional ally in the U.S.-led war against militant Islam could next month elect a president accused of crimes against humanity, posing a diplomatic headache for Western capitals. If Uhuru Kenyatta wins the March 4 ...
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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 25th, 2012
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Kenya will hold new elections next March, the first since the 2007 vote triggered ethnic killing across the country in which at least 1,220 people died. Two senior politicians facing charges of playing a part in that violence at the International Criminal Court (ICC) – deputy Prime Minister Uhu...