kenyan elections

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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Five years ago, over 500,000 people were displaced and more than 1,500 killed in post-election violence in Kenya. Now, NGOs are working to manage humanitarian situation ahead of the country’s next election this Monday, writes Ivy Ndiewo. WITH LESS THAN a week before the first election under Kenya’s n...
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 24th, 2013
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The United States Secretary of State John Kerry has called for credible Kenya elections. Mr Kerry urged Kenyans to conduct a free and fair poll devoid of violence. His message was conveyed to Kenyans during a phone call to President Mwai Kibaki. “Spoke with President Kibaki – echoed POTUS (Pres...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Feb 20th, 2013
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by Chimwani Obiajulu So we told you that Uhuru Kenyatta will not be in the next presidential debate aye? Well, we have more light to shed. Apparently, the DPM’s party TNA has released this statement to the organisers of the presidential debate: “Dear Sirs, RE: MEMORANDUM OF THE KENYAN PRE...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 14th, 2013
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By The Associated Press  THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Two prominent Kenyans accused of orchestrating deadly violence that erupted after 2007 presidential elections are calling on the International Criminal Court to delay the start of their trial. Lawyers for deputy Prime Minister and presidential c...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 11th, 2013
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For the first time in Kenya’s electioneering history, a debate by presidential candidates will be aired on all radio and television stations Monday to test the candidates health, education, security and foreign policies. Prime Minister Raila Odinga, the flag-bearer of the Coalition for Reform a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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By Mugambi Kiai,The Star opinion The past weekend witnessed a feat of such sporting splendour that followers of Kenya’s seven-a-side rugby team breathlessly exhilarated. After dumping rugby powerhouses South Africa (the BlitzBokke) and New Zealand (the All Blacks – and at their home perch...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 9th, 2013
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By Njambi Ngunjiri The upcoming national elections in Kenya bring a sense of trepidation and foreboding due to the post-election violence witnessed following the polls in 2007.  Presumably, this is why The White House recently released a message from US President Obama to the Kenyan people. This is t...