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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance stands next to Kalonzo Musyoka, campaign leader Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula during a news conference in Nairobi. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

A Kenyan court on Thursday suspended a government shutdown of three TV channels that was prompted by their coverage of opposition leader Raila Odinga’(...)

Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) coalition gather ahead of Mr Odinga’s planned ‘swearing-in’ ceremony at Uhuru Park in Nairobi on Tuesday. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

The Kenyan government cut the transmission of three private television stations on Tuesday to curtail coverage of the mock presidential inauguration o(...)

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta waves upon his arrival to his inauguration ceremony where he will be sworn in as president at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph:  REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second five-year term as president of Kenya in a colourful ceremony that few believe will signal the end of po(...)

Kenya, east Africa’s dominant state, is going through a period of political and constitutional turmoil which will have grave consequences for its well(...)

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(...)

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  opposition leader  Raila Odinga barricade roads and burn tyres as they demonstrate in the streets in Kisumu, Kenya on Wednesday. Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of creating an “electoral dictatorship” after the supreme court was u(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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