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I have lost a friend: Kenyatta declares 7-day mourning for Magufuli

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a seven-day national mourning for the late Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli.

Kenya’s public debt surges by $11.8 bn

Kenya’s public debt rose by 1.3 trillion shillings ($11.8 billion) in 2020, as the east African nation stepped up borrowing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and implemented various infrastructure projects.

Kenya to launch extended modern railway

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Wednesday launch phase 2A of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) linking the capital Nairobi to the resort town of Naivasha, a regional administrator said on Monday.

Kenyatta fires 2 ministers

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Friday fired two ministers amid quest to inject meritocracy and integrity required to enhance implementation of state programmes.

Kenyatta proposes to cut fuel tax to 8%

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Friday said a new and unpopular tax on petroleum products was necessary but that he wanted to cut it to eight per cent from 16 per cent.

Kenya outlaws abuse of people on social media

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Wednesday signed a new law that outlaws the abuse of people on social media but which critics say could be exploited to repress civil liberties.

Kenyatta advised against obstruction of Justice

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, said on Friday in Nairobi he had shared his concerns with Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta about the importance of democracy.

Kenya president Kenyatta sworn in, rival Odinga promises own inauguration

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya 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.

Osinbajo attends President Kenyatta’s inauguration

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is attending the second term inauguration of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Kenya.

Election Petition: Kenya Court to rule on cases

Kenya’s Supreme Court would rule on Monday on cases that seek to nullify the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in October.

Kenyan apex court orders commission to grant opposition access to poll returns

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to give access to election returns to parties challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the October presidential election.

Kenyans await Odinga response to Kenyatta poll victory

Kenyans waited on Tuesday for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the Oct. 26 election.Odinga, a veteran...

Kenyatta re-elected with 98% of vote – Commission

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta won the Thursday repeat presidential election with slightly more than 98 percent of the vote.The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission...

Kenya opposition lawyer: Thursday Election illegal

The presidential election due to take place in Kenya on Thursday has no legitimacy because of a High Court ruling that the appointment of...

Kenyan police urged to exercise restraint in dealing with protesters

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Monday called on police officers to exercise restraint and provide protection during peaceful and lawful post-election protests in accordance with the law.

Kenyatta effect: Kenya’s stock market hits 14-month high after victory

Kenya’s main stock index rose 2.51 per cent on Monday to a 14-month high, building on gains last week as investors welcomed the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Osinbajo congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on re-election

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as President of the Republic of Kenya.

Kenyatta wins presidential poll in Kenya

Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has won Kenya’s hotly contested presidential poll, the electoral commission says.

Election debate: Kenyan president fails to show up

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Kenya on Monday night failed to show up for a debate, leaving opposition presidential candidate Raila Odinga to fielded questions alone on stage.

Pope appeals for a climate agreement equitable to the poor

Pope Francis on Thursday issued a strong plea for the upcoming Paris climate change summit to reach a socially equitable agreement taking the poor...

Kenyatta lauds Kenyan athletes for topping IAAF chamionship

Nairobi (AFP) - Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday congratulated the country's athletes for their sterling performances at the world athletics championship in Beijing...

ICC prosecutors drop case against Kenyatta

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor on Friday dropped a case against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta alleging crimes against humanity, saying there was insufficient...

Zuma mourns Ali Mazui

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dlamini Zuma, on Tuesday expressed shock over the death of Prof. Ali Mazrui.In a...

Ethnic violence back in Kenya?

NAIROBI(AFP) - Six years after Kenya erupted into ferocious ethnic battles and post-election violence, security guard John Mboya is fearful once again, after twin...

Terrorism killing Kenya’s tourism industry, says Kenyatta

(Reuters) - Kenya's vital tourism sector is "on its knees" after attacks by al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants carried out in retaliation for its intervention...

Kenyatta, Desalegn in Juba for peace talks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn flew into Juba on Thursday for talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, an...

‘Not enough evidence for Kenyatta trial’, says ICC prosecutor

THE HAGUE, (AFP) - International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda admitted Thursday she no longer has enough evidence to try Kenya President Uhuru...

Kenya parliament presses ahead with media gag law

Kenyan lawmakers adopted amendments to a controversial media bill Thursday despite an opposition walk-out and international concern about press freedom.The bill, which was...

Kenya president rejects gag media law

Kenya's president on Wednesday rejected a controversial media bill passed by parliament that critics have slammed as an attempt to muzzle the press.Last month,...

AU may ask ICC defer trial of Kenyan leaders

African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has asked U.N. Security Council envoys how they might react if asked to defer the international trials of...

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