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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 9th, 2013
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Jubilee supporters celebrate outside State House in Nakuru [Photo: Boniface Thuku/Standard]   By Alex Kiprotich, Steve Mkawale and Antony Gitonga Kenya: They thronged the streets, estates with twigs and horn blaring-the chilly morning did not matter to them-what was important is that their presi...
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Mar 9th, 2013
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NAIROBI: Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s presidential election despite facing an international crimes against humanity trial, provisional results showed on Saturday, as his main rival refused to concede, raising tensions following the key poll. While supporters of Kenyatta, son of Kenya’s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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The leading candidate in Kenya’s presidential election, Uhuru Kenyatta, saw his percentage of the vote yo-yo just below the 50 percent mark early Saturday, a race too tight to call with only a few votes outstanding. The election commission said just after midnight that it would announce final r...
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Mar 8th, 2013
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Simon Tisdall, The Guardian Presidential frontrunner must stand trial for crimes against humanity at The Hague in July. Presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has promised to attend his trial for human rights abuses – just not all the time. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images The victory of...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 8th, 2013
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Celebration is underway at Jubilee Media Centre at the Catholic University in Nairobi following indication that its presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta might be announced the winner in the hotly contested 2013 general election. With only results from 22 constituencies left to be tallied by Independ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 8th, 2013
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13: 12 With 226 constituencies reporting: Kenyatta 4,867,683; Odinga 4,335,488. Rejected votes 94.020. 13:10 Kenyatta 4,849,194; Odinga 4,323,153. 225/291 constituencies have filed returns. 13:00 Amani coalition presidential candidate Musalia Mudavadi (right) addressed a press conference in Nairobi w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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The modern effort to build a global system of international justice based on universal human rights is usually dated to the Nuremberg trials, after the Second World War, and the ratification of the Geneva Conventions. In the decades since then, the United Nations has created an ad-hoc war-crimes cour...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 5th, 2013
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With provisional results still trickling in for the Kenya elections 2013, Presidential candidate of the Eagle Party, Mr. Peter Kenneth has conceded defeat. He announced this on twitter, thanking all who believed and voted for him. He said in his tweet that “I thank those who believed & vote...
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
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Feb 18th, 2013
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By Machua Koinange, The Star opinion The one thing that has crystallised this week with the diplomatic community in panic mode and the ICC question dominating both the headlines and the presidential debate is that the momentum in the race for State House has shifted. Kenyans face serious problems ran...