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October 29, 2017 7:51 PM Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers

With the counting almost done after Thursday's presidential re-run, the results remained on hold as officials mulled what to do about 25 constituencies in four western counties where voting was blocked. There, supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga managed to prevent hundreds of polling stations from opening, prompting violent clashes with police 124

October 19, 2017 7:21 PM EDITORIAL: Summon spirit to end poll deadlock

Mashujaa Day, which we celebrate today, commemorates the achievements made by the gallant men and women who fought and shed blood for our freedom. It is a solemn occasion to reflect on the status of our nationhood; the journey we have walked, and, most importantly, to chart the way to the future. The significance of this day is more pronounced on Friday 13

October 16, 2017 5:55 AM My daughter, my co-wife: I caught my husband and our daughter in my matrimonial bed

It was a normal, busy weekday. I was driving to work and noticed cars parked along the highway. I realised that there was a police crackdown on traffic violators and, to my horror, I suddenly realised that I had forgotten my driving license at home. Luckily, no one stopped me. When I got home, I found the house silent. My husband had said he had a headache 44

October 12, 2017 10:05 AM Kenya’s Political Parody; The Father and Son Case

After the verdict was passed on the 1st day of September, 2017, Kenya’s election has become an evergreen subject throughout the continent of Africa and the world at large. For some time now, many commentators still cannot find the exact political definition for a country such as Kenya, and the reasons the families of Uhuru Kenyatta and Oginga Jaramogi 42

August 22, 2017 1:06 PM Unity, development will remain Kenya’s guiding lights, Uhuru says

President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday said the quest for unity and development will continue pushing Kenya to make progress as it has done since independence. The President, who spoke at the 39th Anniversary Memorial Service for founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, said Kenya has made great strides in entrenching democracy and has made tremendous achievements 11

August 16, 2017 12:18 AM Trump, again, casts blame on both sides for deadly violence in Virginia

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that left- and right-wing extremists became violent during a weekend rally by white nationalists in Virginia, reigniting a political firestorm over U.S. race relations and his own leadership of a national crisis. Trump, who drew sharp criticism from Republicans and Democrats for his initial 14

August 10, 2017 8:00 PM North Korea: The View From Guam

What it’s like to be in the cross-hairs of a the war of words between Washington and Pyongyang In the hours following North Korea’s announcement Tuesday night that it was reviewing plans to launch ballistic missiles at Guam, a question kept coming up: “What is Guam?” Handy primers and tweet threads starting cropping up to explain. (In short: It’s a tiny U.S. territory 26

August 10, 2017 12:58 AM Jittery Kenya awaits final election results after disputed poll

Men are detained in an area of Mathare slum in Nairobi during clashes that followed the killing of a man shot in the head allegedly by Kenyan police on August 9, 2017, a day after general elections. Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | A jittery Kenya awaits final poll results Thursday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta holding a strong lead after a vote marred by opposition 43

August 6, 2017 9:03 PM Uhuru, Ruto call for peace regardless of elections outcome

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appealed to Kenyans to maintain peace ahead of tomorrow’s polls, saying the choice of leaders should not cause disharmony. He lauded the public for conducting themselves peacefully during the campaigns and urged them to do the same during and after the vote. “Elections are a one-day affair. After Tuesday, Kenya and Kenyans 7

August 3, 2017 12:58 PM In strategic terms, a NASA win is good for all Kenyans

Compared with 2002, this election presents a good turning point for Kenya. The stakes are too high to miss it. Even foreign envoys are seeing the probability that Raila Odinga could be elected president in Tuesday's elections. This is mainly because Jubilee and NASA control 18 and 19 counties respectively, which can be considered their strongholds. Ten other 13