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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga speaks during a news conference in whichhe announced that he would not stand in a court-ordered re-run of August’s presidential election. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Tuesday he would not stand in a court-ordered re-run of August’s presidential election that is scheduled(...)

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(...)

The leader of Kenya’s  opposition coalition, Raila Odinga, during a news conference in Nairobi on Wednesday. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Wednesday he would go to court over last week’s presidential election results, ignoring calls by some ele(...)

UNHCR communications officer Andreas Needham, who died suddenly in Kenya on Saturday.

Tributes have been paid to Irishman and UNHCR communications official Andreas Needham, who died suddenly in Kenya at the weekend aged 44. Mr Needha(...)

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(...)

 President Uhuru Kenyatta is greeted by supporters after casting his vote in the Kenyan election in his home town of Gatundu in Kiambu county, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Baz Ratner/Reuters

Kenya’s president took an early lead as results from Tuesday’s national elections trickled in, the culmination of a hard-fought contest between the Ea(...)

Men spend the evening at an entertainment spot by the lake, at Dunga hill camp, about 5km outside Kisumu, one of the hotspots during the 2007-2008 post-election violence that left more than 1,000 dead. Photograph: Getty

An estimated 180,000 policemen and members of the security forces are being deployed across Kenya as the country prepares to vote on Tuesday in a fier(...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta greets thousands of cheering supporters at a rally in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA

Fears of a renewal of the intertribal violence that marred the aftermath of Kenya’s 2007 presidential election have surfaced ahead of the country’s ge(...)

Alun Wyn Jones and Leigh Halfpenny celebrate after victory for the Lions in the third Test against Australia in Sydney in 2013. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Warren Gatland’s Lions have a chance to win a Test series when they face New Zealand in the third and final match at Eden Park on Saturday. Only the t(...)

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