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Opposition supporters  light fires and build roadblocks in protest at the announcement of the presidential election results, in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: Kabir Dhanji/EPA

Kenya’s incumbent president Uhuru Kenyatta won 98 per cent of the vote in a repeated presidential election in which an opposition boycott helped lower(...)

In the western city of Kisumu, police used tear gas and fired live rounds over the heads of stone-throwing youths. Photograph: Kabir Dhanji/EPA

Kenyan authorities said on Friday they would indefinitely delay further attempts to hold a repeat presidential election in some areas due to the risk (...)

People gesture near tyres set on fire during a protest against a presidential election re-run in  Mombasa. Photograph:  Joseph Okanga/Reuters

Opposition supporters boycotted Thursday’s rerun of Kenya’s disputed presidential election, clashing with police in some parts of the country and forc(...)

Supporters of National Super Alliance  presidential candidate Raila Odinga demonstrate in the streets in Kisumu. Photograph: Kevin Midigo/AFP/Getty Images

Kenyan police used bullets and tear gas on Tuesday to disperse a small demonstration in Nairobi two days before elections, as the main opposition lead(...)

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga said problems with the election board meant the vote would not be fair. File photograph:   Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images

Kenyan authorities will arrest and charge the sister of opposition leader Raila Odinga with incitement to violence after attacks on the election board(...)

 Opposition supporters hold up bricks during a protest in Kisumu, Kenya, on Wednesday. Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Kenya on Thursday banned demonstrations in the business districts of Nairobi and other cities amid a standoff between the ruling party and the opposit(...)

Supporters of the opposition coalition The National Super Alliance (NASA) and its presidential candidate Raila Odinga flee as the police fire tear gas  in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: EPA/Daniel Irungu

Police fired tear gas on Friday at opposition protesters in Kenya’s capital who were demanding that officials involved in August’s cancelled president(...)

 Uhuru Kenyatta speaks after he was announced winner of the presidential election in Nairobi, Kenya on August 11th. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

Kenya’s supreme court has nullified the result of last month’s presidential election, in an unprecedented ruling that deals a severe political blo(...)

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga protest in Nairobi, Kenya. Riots have been taking place in and around Nairobi since the announcement of Uhuru Kenyatta as president. Photograph: Daniel Irungu/EPA

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 t(...)

Riot police chase after protesters during clashes in the Kawangware slum of Nairobi on Thursday, in the wake of Kenya’s presidential election. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya’s presidential election, with the European Union mission saying it had seen no sign(...)

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