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Kenya opposition to file petition against presidential vote

Dozens of supporters of Kenya's opposition coalition have gathered around the Supreme Court building where lawyers are expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. Riot police have … Click to Contin...

Kenyan Opposition Leader Vows To Take Election Challenge To Supreme Court

4 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Raila Odinga said he's mounting a legal challenge to what he calls President Uhuru Kenyatta's "computer-generated fraud." But he's not the only one to raise questions about the election recently.

Kenya's Odinga to challenge Kenyatta's victory in court

Raila Odinga says he will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory at the Supreme Court.

Kenyan president urges peace as capital resumes normal life

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged peace and lawful demonstrations Monday, as the capital appeared to resume ordinary life following last week's disputed elections.

Kenya president urges opposition to use 'legal mechanisms'

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday appealed to the opposition to hold legal demonstrations, not street protests, and allow Kenyans to get back to normal life after last week's disputed vote. Opposition leader Raila Odinga's rejection...Show More Summary

Kenyan opposition leader urges followers to skip work Monday

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his supporters to skip work on Monday to protest what he charged were rigged elections that gave victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta. The government denounced violent demonstrations as unlawful and urged Kenyans to return to their jobs.

African press review 14 August 2017

African editorials are full of commentary on controversial leaders this morning, with an unflattering parallel drawn between Uhuru Kenyatta and Jacob Zuma and questions about Nigeria's missing president.

Kenya's Odinga Defies Calls To Concede, Urging Supporters To Boycott

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Opposition leader Raila Odinga continues to reject results that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta re-election. "There is no work until Tuesday, when we will announce the next step," Odinga said Sunday.

Kenyan president re-elected, opposition rejects result

last weekHumor / odd : The Sideshow

By Duncan Miriri and Maggie Fick NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, results showed on Friday, setting off wild street celebrations by his supporters and protests in opposition strongholds in the capital and the west of the country. Show More Summary

Eleven dead as post-election unrest erupts in Kenya

By Katharine Houreld and Maggie Fick NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. Show More Summary

24 killed in Kenyan election violence, many after police open fire on opposition protesters

At least 24 people have been shot by police in violence during Kenya’s disputed election, according to Kenyan human rights observers, including many killed in protests in opposition strongholds after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory late Friday. The Kenya Red Cross Society said it picked up 93...

Violent protests break out in Kenya after Uhuru Kenyatta officially declared winner of presidential election

last weekHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Gunfire echoed through the slums of Nairobi on Friday night after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of a disputed election, triggering a violent outpouring of anger in opposition strongholds. Screams and gunshots could...Show More Summary

African press review 12 August 2017

Celebrations and deadly riots in Kenya as President Uhuru Kenyatta is proclaimed winner of the August 8 elections. And Nigerian police avert a first open clash in Abuja between supporters of ailing President Buhari and opponents clamouring for his resignation.

French press review 12 August 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election sparks riots and talk about a political masquerade in Kenya? Questions of delivery spoil President Macron's first 100 Days in office; and a storm over insecticide-contaminated eggs sweeps across Europe.

Four things to know about the Kenyan vote dispute

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country's election, but not everybody is happy. His opponent Raila Odinga insists the election results have been manipulated, and protests have broken out in poor neighbourhoods in two of the country's major cities. Show More Summary

Kenyan girl shot dead as post-election anger boils

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's main monitoring group backed the official result of this week's ballot on Saturday as opposition anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, leading to two deaths.

A look at Kenya's recent history of deadly election unrest

Kenya saw deadly violence overnight after the election commission declared that President Uhuru Kenyatta had won a second term while the opposition called Tuesday's vote a "charade." The East African … Click to Continue »

2 killed in Kenya protests after president wins 2nd term

Kenyan police say they have shot and killed two people during riots by opposition supporters after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner in national elections. Leonard Katana, a regional … Click to Continue »

Protests, joy erupt in Kenya as Kenyatta wins second term

Celebrations and riots erupted across Kenya Friday night after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the victor in an election the opposition rejected as a "charade" after claims of massive rigging. According to the election commission...Show More Summary

Violence and vuvuzelas as split Kenya reacts to vote

Immediately after news broke that President Uhuru Kenyatta had been re-elected as Kenya's president, people took to the streets across the east African nation. But while some celebrated with flags and vuvuzelas, others burned tyres and attacked businesses in a show of rage over an election they believe was stolen from opposition veteran Raila Odinga. Show More Summary

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