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Kenya takes measures against Somalis

Dadaab refugee camp risks closure Kenya’s plans to close Dadaab refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya would breach international law and would put the lives of 350,000 Somalis at risk, accord...
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Witness in Kenyan ICC case murdered

Murder fuels accusations of state complicity A potential defence witness in the International Criminal Court (ICC) case against Kenya's deputy president William Ruto has been murdered ahead of the...
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Kenyatta sworn in as Kenyan president

Kenya new president Uhuru Kenyatta was inaugurated at a swearing-in ceremony at Nairobi's Moi International Sports Centre on the morning of Tuesday 9 April. Leaders from across Africa, as well as d...
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Supreme court upholds Kenyatta’s victory

Five people were killed in clashes in Nairobi and the lakeside town of Kisumu on the night of 30 March after the supreme court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta's election as president in the 4 March polls. Th...
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Odinga to challenge presidential result

Following the declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta on 9 March as Kenya's president-elect, his closest rival Raila Odinga is preparing a supreme court challenge against Kenyatta's election. His appeal is expe...
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Uhuru Kenyatta proclaimed Kenya’s new president

Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared Kenya's new president having won 50.7 per cent of the vote. He has won the presidency by a margin of 8,419 votes. His rival Raila Odinga has not yet accepted defeat...
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Kenya’s presidential election tightens

Kenya's presidential race tightened on 8 March as the gap narrowed between deputy prime minister Kenyatta, who had enjoyed an early lead, and his main rival prime minister Raila Odinga. According t...
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Kenyatta takes early lead in Kenyan elections

On 6 March presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta from the Jubilee alliance remains in the lead, two days after Kenyans went to the polls in the nation's first presidential and parliamentary elections...
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Kenya prepares for elections

Voters in Kenya go to the polls on Monday 4 March in the country's first presidential and parliamentary elections since 2007. In the lead-up to the 2013 elections the eight presidential candidates hav...
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Tensions ahead of Kenyan elections

Tensions are rising in Kenya in the run-up to the presidential and parliamentary elections on 4 March. The election campaign took a sinister turn on 20 February after the country's chief justice Willy...
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Kenya prepares for elections

The campaign for Kenya’s presidential and parliamentary elections began in earnest after MPs passed a raft of important bills including a mini-budget on 8 January, the last day of the tenth parl...
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Malawi to re-open embassy in Nairobi

Malawi is to re-open its embassy in Nairobi following its closure ten years ago. The move is part of an initiative by Malawi's newly-elected leader Joyce Banda to strengthen diplomatic relations be...
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Kenya begins biometric voter registration

A nationwide biometric registration programme got underway in Kenya on 19 November, ahead of the general elections on 4 March 2013. The month-long programme, which ends on 19 December, will replace...
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Ethnic violence ahead of Kenyan elections

The Kenyan government is to conduct a nationwide operation to disarm all communities with illegally-held weapons following the killing of 52 people in the Tana River district in Kenya's southeast, abo...
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Kenya scraps biometric voter registration

Kenya's electoral commission has abandoned plans to introduce biometric voter registration after the tendering process became tainted by alleged vested interests. The scrapping of an electronic reg...
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Kenya mourns death of George Saitoti

Kenya has declared three days of mourning after the country's internal security minister George Saitoti died in a helicopter crash in the Ngong hills outside Nairobi on 11 June. Five other people l...
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Kenya bombs Al-Shabab targets in Somalia

Medecins Sans Frontieres, the international medical and humanitarian organisation, says that Kenyan planes have struck a camp for displaced people in Somalia close to the border with Kenya, killing at...
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Kenya cracks down on Al-Shabab

The Kenyan government has announced that it will launch a major security operation against followers of the Somali Islamist movement, Al-Shabab, based in the country
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Aladwa elected mayor of Nairobi

George Aladwa of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has been elected as the new mayor of Nairobi. He won 57 votes to 45 for James Gakuya of the Party of National Unity (PNU). Aladwa has been act...

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