Raila Odinga

Three dead as clashes mark Kenyan opposition leader's return

Three people were shot dead Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their …

Africa

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African press review 18 November 2017

Robert Mugabe appears to be hanging on to the Zimbabwean presidency. But time and support may be running out for the veteran leader. Will whoever …

Africa

Three dead in Kenya as police fire on protesters escorting returned opposition leader Raila Odinga

Police opened fire on protesters escorting Raila Odinga, Kenya’s opposition leader, from Nairobi’s international airport on Friday, killing at least five people in an ominous escalation of the country’s political crisis.<p>For the first time since protests erupted more than three months ago, serious …

Africa

Pictures of the Day: 18 November 2017

Universal Parks & Resorts

5 killed as Kenyan police, Odinga supporters clash in Nairobi

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least five people are dead after demonstrations in Nairobi for Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga erupted into clashes with police on Friday.<p>Police blamed the deaths on angry crowds catching looters, Odinga's alliance claimed civilians were shot by police.<p>The violence flared after …

Justice

DOLAN: Courts, elections will not cure Kenya

In Summary<p>Kenyans are discovering that a menu of weak institutions and overdependence on the courts cannot address the nation’s major …

Kenya

My little pony and the world's hairiest car – Friday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of photo highlights from around the world, including a miniature Shetland and a hair-raising Fiat

Photography

Kenya:Raila - I Expected Red Carpet From Uhuru, Not Teargas

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has blasted President Uhuru Kenyatta over what he claims is use of unnecessary force by security operatives towards …

Africa

Two killed as Kenyan police disperse opposition supporters

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two people were shot dead on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse opposition supporters marching from an airport alongside the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, a Reuters witness said.

Africa

Kenya: Odinga Arrives Amid Tight Security

Nasa supporters welcome Raila Odinga at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.<p>Nasa leader Raila Odinga has landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International …

Africa

The Latest: 1 killed in Kenya police, opposition clashes

The Latest on Kenya's disputed election (all times local):<p>6:10 p.m.<p>One person has been killed in confrontations between Kenyan police and supporters …

Business

Kenya court to rule on presidential election cases on Monday

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s Supreme Court will rule on Monday on cases that seek to nullify the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta last month and the judges could order a fresh vote or clear the way for the incumbent to be sworn in for a second term.<p>A copy of a petition challenging the result …

Judiciary

Raila Odinga’s Kenya election loss frustrates voters in strongholds

<b>KISUMU, Kenya</b> | Under a scorching sun on the shores of Lake Victoria, fishmongers shout themselves hoarse to gain the attention of fishermen selling …

Africa

Githu ‘proposal’ for a medal to laud IEBC rubs lawyer wrong way

AG said the poll agency had done a stellar job.

Kenya

Kenya:Zari Bails Out of Nairobi Entrepreneurship Forum, Organizers Cancel

[Nairobi News] Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan has cancelled plans to travel to Kenya for the Friday entrepreneurship forum alongside KTN's Betty …

Africa

World Digest: Nov. 17, 2017

LEBANON<p>Hariri: Focus of Saudi stay was ‘to consult’<p>Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Friday that the purpose of his stay in Saudi Arabia was to consult with officials there on the future of Lebanon and its relations with its Arab neighbors, dismissing as “rumors” reports about his alleged …

News (U.S.)

Supreme Court Ready to Deliver Kenya's Poll Petition Ruling

As experts sort through the historic repeat presidential election's aftermath, the involvement of data analysis companies has reportedly raised …

IEBC

Odinga Arrives to Huge Welcome at Kenya Airport

Nairobi News, 17 November 2017<p>Nasa leader Raila Odinga is expected back in the country after his whirlwind tour of the United States and Europe. Read …

Africa

Police use tear gas to disperse Nasa supporters

Raila and Kalonzo expected at the JKIA at 11am today.

Kenya

Kenya’s Election Feud Deepens Secession Calls

Kenya’s protracted election dispute has spawned secession calls from opposition supporters who say their vote has no influence on how East Africa’s …

Africa

Experts Question Role of Data Mining Firms in Kenya’s Annulled Election

Kenya’s annulled 2017 presidential election was among the African continent’s most expensive. President Uhuru Kenyatta and main challenger Raila …

Cambridge Analytica

Raila set to return to Kenya after a 10-day tour of the US

Raila says he met he met leaders from State Department, Congress and American professionals.

Kenya

Nasa vows to defy police ban on Kamukunji rally

Nasa leaders address a rally at Kamukunji Grounds in Kibra on November 5, 2017. PHOTO | EVANS HABIL<p><b>By NATION TEAM</b><p>The National Super Alliance and the …

Kenya

Kenya: Police - No Welcome Party for Odinga at JKIA

Raila Odinga (left) disembarks from a plane at JKIA.<p>Police have warned National Super Alliance (Nasa) leaders against mobilising their supporters to …

Policing

The Future of Kenya's Democracy Is Hanging in the Balance

Civil-society crackdowns. Police killings. A restive electorate. Can America’s top ally in east Africa ward off authoritarianism?<p>NAIROBI, Kenya—The police officers, dressed in their military greens, were so well-armed they could have been preparing for a war. On the morning of October 26<b>,</b> they …

Africa

Kenya:Kenyatta Knocks Nasa Out of Presidential Petition

NairobiPresident Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday succeeded in his bid to have the National Super Alliance prohibited from taking a seat at the table that …

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya:Supreme Court Hears Petition Against Uhuru Kenyatta Win

Supreme Court judges will this morning embark on a marathon hearing of two cases filed challenging the October 26 repeat presidential election.Last …

IEBC

Security tight at Kenya court ahead of hearing on election challenges

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya’s Supreme Court prepared on Tuesday to review petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in last month’s presidential election, in what may be the last chance for legal scrutiny of the vote.<p>A general view shows the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya October 25, …

Judiciary

Kenya court set to hear petitions challenging repeat vote

Kenya's Supreme Court is poised to hear petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat presidential poll.<p>The court made …

News (U.S.)