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Kenyan Elections

The Global Post | Kenya’s New President, Uhuru Kenyatta, Offers US Embarrassment And Dilemma

NAIROBI, Kenya — Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration as Kenya’s new president on Tuesday offers Western countries short-term embarrassment and a longer-term dilemma as they weigh security and business interests against the dema...


AFP | Kenya’s Supreme Court Orders Presidential Poll Recount

NAIROBI — Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered a recount of votes cast at 22 polling centres, after presidential elections in which a second-round run off was only avoided by the narrowest of margins. “Retally...



Opinion | Beyond the ‘Tyranny of Numbers’ | What Can We Learn from Uhuru’s Victory?

Kenya’s richest man won elections on the back of an ethnic alliance. What does the vote mean for Kenya’s politics and peace-building efforts? As the dust settles on elections in Kenya, it is important to remember one Mohamm...



Kenya Presidential Race Appears to Have Gone to Uhuru Kenyatta with 50.03 Percent of Vote – The Washington Post

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya’s election commission posted complete results early Saturday showing that Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta prevailed in the country’s presidential elections by the slimmest of margins, winning 5...


The New York Times | Uhuru Kenyatta’s Lead in Voting Poses Tough Choices for U.S – Kenya Relations

NAIROBI, Kenya — He has been charged with heinous crimes, accused of using a vast fortune to bankroll death squads that slaughtered women and children. His running mate also faces crimes against humanity charges, and as Kenya...



BBC News | Kenya election – Raila Odinga Camp Says Vote ‘Doctored’

The ballot count in Kenya’s presidential elections has been rigged, says Kalonzo Musyoka, the running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga. “We have evidence the results we have received have been doctored,” he...



Elections | Kenyan Accused by ICC Rights Court Is Leading Vote – The New York Times

NAIROBI, Kenya — Confusion and anxiety rose in Kenya on Tuesday as results from the presidential election were delayed by electronic breakdowns and officials announced a late-night change in tabulating votes, leading several ...


BBC News | Kenya elections – Uhuru Kenyatta leads Raila Odinga

Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces trial at the ICC next month, has established a large lead over rival Raila Odinga in early results from Kenya’s presidential poll. With results in from over 40% of polling stations, Mr Kenyatta h...



Al Jazeera | Polls Open In Tense Kenya General Election

Polls have opened in Kenya for the first elections since deadly ethnic violence that killed more than 1,200 people following disputed polls in 2007. Voters will elect a president, senators and members of parliament, county gove...


Kenya Decides | ICC’s Long Shadow Over Impending Elections Favors Kenyatta and Ruto

Boosted by Kenya’s thriving economy, its enhanced regional status, and the perks that come with it, the Kenyan presidency has become a magnet. While the country’s new constitution, promulgated in August 2010, appears to hav...



The Wall Street Journal | Anxiety Over Instability Clouds Kenya Vote

Investor anxiety is taking a toll on Kenya as East Africa’s largest economy prepares for Monday’s elections. The country has emerged as a beachhead for foreign direct investment on the continent, and the African hom...





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