Politics of Kenya

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2014
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Question: what’s the best way to escape international justice? Answer: Get yourself elected president, of course. At least that was Uhuru Kenyatta’s solution, and it worked. By SIMON ALLISON. It’s all over bar the shouting, and a few more tedious court proceedings. Unless something drastic changes, U...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 13th, 2012
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Nairobi – Kenya will hold general elections by March 2013, unless its coalition government is dissolved before then, the high court ruled on Friday on a controversial dispute. The date of the general elections, the first since deadly post-poll violence four years ago, has sparked heated debate ...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 2nd, 2011
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The Kenyan government on Wednesday assured citizens that it is taking both short and long term measures to cushion them from increased food and fuel prices. President Mwai Kibaki and Premier Raila Odinga also appealed to Kenyans to remain patient as the government is put in place measures to cushion ...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 12th, 2011
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NAIROBI, Kenya – Some were impaled to the ground with bayonets. Others were shot in the back while trying to escape. Human rights groups and residents say up to 3,000 people died in a government-sanctioned operation in February 1984 meant to crack down on ethnic Somalis who were holding illegal weapo...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 23rd, 2010
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Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga said on Thursday he and his government opposed leaving the International Criminal Court (ICC) process and that trials of post-election violence suspects will go ahead at The Hague. “It is said clearly that even if you are to pull out … the process takes ...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 20th, 2010
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Uganda believed Kenya’s prime minister might back pro-opposition groups to undermine the government in revenge for its stance on Kenya’s disputed 2007 election, a leaked cable from the U.S. Kampala embassy showed. President Yoweri Museveni congratulated Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki soon a...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 30th, 2010
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Supporters and members of the gay and lesbian community in Kenya blasted the country’s prime minister Monday after he said anyone engaging in homosexual activity should be arrested. “The gay community is very scared as the Prime Minister’s statement will incite more violence against...