Raila Odinga says he will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory at the Supreme Court.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Wednesday he would take his claims that Kenya's presidential election was rigged to the Supreme Court, after previously refusing to do so, and vowed to protest peacefully. "We have now decided to move to the Supreme Court and lay before the world the making of a computer-generated leadership," he told journalists. Show More Summary
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Wednesday he would go to court over last week's presidential election results, ignoring calls by some election observers that he concede defeat to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
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
Kenya's Raila Odinga pushed back plans Tuesday to announce his next move on a disputed election, leaving Kenyans in suspense over a political crisis that has already sparked deadly protests. Speaking at the weekend, Odinga promised to advise supporters Tuesday of "the next course of action" but his eagerly awaited appearance failed to transpire. Show More Summary
Many Nairobi residents returned to work on Monday despite a call by opposition leader Raila Odinga to stay at home to protest the elections.
By Katharine Houreld and Ed Cropley NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday called for a strike to support his claim to the presidency and accused the ruling party of "spilling the blood of innocent people", despite growing pressure on him to concede election defeat. Show More Summary
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga was weighing his next move Monday to contest an election he claims was rigged after defying pressure at home and from abroad to take his complaints to the courts. The 72-year-old insists he wasShow More Summary
Many residents of the Kenyan capital have returned to work despite a call by opposition leader Raila Odinga to stay at home to protest last week's disputed election in which … Click to Continue »
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.
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.
Kenya’s main opposition leader, Raila Odinga, addressed rallies of cheering supporters in two Nairobi strongholds Sunday and called for a work stoppage to protest the deaths of at least 24 people in post-election clashes with police. “Tomorrow there is no work,” Odinga told supporters gathered...
Churches preached peace on Sunday in Mathare, a Nairobi slum that has been hit by days of violent demonstrations since last week's disputed presidential vote, but it was opposition leader Raila Odinga the people were desperate to hear from. Show More Summary
Kenya's defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga said Sunday he would announce his strategy on Tuesday after an election he claims was stolen from him, and told his supporters to stay away from work. "We had predicted they will steal the election and that's what happened. Show More Summary
The Latest on Kenya following its elections (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has condemned police killings of rioters during protests after the country's disputed election … Click to Continue »
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya was largely quiet on Sunday following violence in the aftermath of elections, as opposition leader Raila Odinga came under growing international pressure to concede defeat.
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
Witnesses tell Al Jazeera police fired live ammunition on supporters of defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga.
Kenya’s disputed election was thrown into further turmoil on Thursday after the losing opposition said the result had been faked and demanded its leader be handed the presidency. Amid mounting anxiety in a country haunted by its history...Show More Summary
Foreign observers deployed to oversee Kenya's general elections called Thursday for patience while votes are counted as accusations by the opposition of rigging sparked angry protests. Opposition candidate Raila Odinga, who is trailing...Show More Summary