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Democracy in decline in Africa

In the wake of the 2017 elections and the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, Elena Gadjanova, Senior Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, argues that Kenya is headed towards a period of protracted instability, insecurity, and creeping authoritarianism.

Trump-Tied Media Company Spread Fake News And Online Attacks In Kenya's Presidential Election, Report Finds

Harris Media, a company that was once on the Trump campaign's payroll, created websites to manipulate search and social media results in favor of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, a report found.

US warns Kenya's opposition against Odinga 'inauguration'

The United States is urging Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga to call off an "inauguration ceremony" next week meant to protest President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. A U.S. Embassy statement calls … Click to Continue »

Odinga advisor arrested on suspicion of inciting violence, Kenya police say

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A prominent strategist for Kenya's opposition who has strongly criticized President Uhuru Kenyatta and called for some parts of the country to secede was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of inciting violence, police said on Monday.

Kenya president sworn in, rival Odinga promises own inauguration

By Duncan Miriri and George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who promised supporters he would be sworn in himself on Dec. Show More Summary

Kenya's President Sworn-In For Second Term As Police Quell Unrest

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta at Kasarani Stadium drew overflow crowds that police had to force back. Meanwhile, there were anti-Kenyatta protests elsewhere in the capital, Nairobi.

Kenya president sworn in for second term after months-long election turmoil

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term Tuesday in what some hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil, which Kenyatta said stretched the country "almost to the breaking point." But violence continued, with at least three people killed as police fired rifles and...

Kenya president sworn in amid opposition protests

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term Tuesday in what some hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil.

Teargas and chaos as Uhuru Kenyatta to be sworn in for disputed second term in Kenya

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

Kenyan police fired teargas and clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters on Tuesday as Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in as president after two disputed polls that have left the nation deeply divided. Mr Kenyatta was swornShow More Summary

Kenya president sworn-in, rival Odinga promises own inauguration

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga who told supporters he would be sworn in himself on Dec. 12.

Kenya president sworn-in as police block rival opposition meeting

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn-in for a second five-year term in front of a rapturous crowd on Tuesday as riot police sealed off an area where the opposition planned a rival gathering and teargassed people trying to reach it.

Kenyatta sworn in after months of tension in Kenya

Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in as president of Kenya on Tuesday following two disputed polls and waves of deadly protests. Here are the key developments in the divisive election drama: - Tensions on voting day - Voters turn out in large numbers on August 8 after a tight race between Kenyatta and Raila Odinga, his longtime rival. Show More Summary

Kenyan president to be sworn-in as opposition prepares rival rally

NAIROBI (Reuters) - African heads of state arrived for President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration on Tuesday as riot police sealed off an area where the opposition planned a rival gathering and teargassed people trying to approach it.

The Latest: Thousands at Kenya inauguration amid protests

The Latest on the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (all times local): 11:55 a.m. President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in stadium military truck with by protective glass shield and then … Click to Continue »

Thousands gather for Kenya inauguration amid protests

Thousands gathered Tuesday in Kenya's largest stadium for the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta after a months-long election controversy. The ceremony began amid heavy security in parts of the … Click to Continue »

African press review 27 November 2017

What are the prospects for peace and stability as Kenya prepares for tomorrow's inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta? What are the long-term implications of the recent downgrades by international agencies of South Africa's credit status? And should South Sudan's president Salva Kiir release more political prisoners?

Two killed in protests after Kenya's top court upholds election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday validated the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta, sparking opposition protests that left two dead, according to police. While the court decision led to celebrations in ruling party strongholds, protesters took to the street in opposition areas in the capital and the west of the country. Show More Summary

Kenya's top court upholds president's win in controversial repeat election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's reelection in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama that has left dozens dead. In a unanimous decision,...

High court rules on months-long Kenya leadership battle

Supreme Court upholds President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in first-ever election do-over in an African nation

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's presidential win

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week.

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