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Grand Regency controversy deepens.

The grand coalition government of president Mwai Kibaki and prime minister Raila Odinga is faced with its biggest financial scandal since it was formed four months ago. The controversy concerns the r...
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Kenya by-elections results announced.

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) of prime minister Raila Odinga took three seats and the Party of National Unity (PNU) of president Mwai Kibaki took two seats in the parliamentary by-elections on...
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Kenyans pin hope on Barack Obama.

US senator Barack Obama is on his way to becoming a nationl hero in Kenya following his recent victory over Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary elections in the United States.
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East African Legislative Assembly meets in Nairobi.

Lawmakers from the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) are meeting in Nairobi from 12-23 May to promote ambitious plans to form a customs and monetary union and political federation similar to th...
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Kenya by-elections to be held in June.

Kenyans return to the polls on 11 June for by-elections in five parliamentary constituencies across the country, less than six months after disputed elections in December 2007 led to nearly two months...
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New Nairobi metropolitan development minister appointed.

Nairobi will go down in history as the first city in the world to have a full-fledged ministry created specifically to take care of its affairs. The ministry of Nairobi metropolitan development (NMD)...
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New Kenya cabinet sworn in.

The new unity government of Kenya has been sworn in at a special ceremony presided over by president Mwai Kibaki of the Party of National Unity (PNU). With 40 ministers and over 50 deputies, the new...
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Kenya cabinet announced.

Kenya at last has a new unity government under the terms of the power-sharing agreement signed by President Mwai Kibaki of the Party of National Unity (PNU) and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader...
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Tension returns to Nairobi.

Tension has returned to Nairobi
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Kenya cabinet to be announced.

President Mwai Kibaki of the Party of National Unity (PNU) and prime minister-designate Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) have agreed on a 40-member cabinet under the terms of the p...
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New cabinet sparks protests.

Police in Nairobi have fired teargas at a crowd protesting at the proposed size of the new unity government as political leaders continue to disagree over the number and distribution of ministerial po...
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Talks to name cabinet underway.

Talks are underway between incumbent president Mwai Kibaki of the Party of National Unity (PNU) and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga to pick a new cabinet. However a first meeting...
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Kenya parliament fast-tracks power-sharing deal.

Kenya could have a new coalition government as early as the week beginning 17 March following the approval by parliamentary speaker Kenneth Marende of a motion to fast-track the requisite laws. Member...
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Kenyan parliament reopens.

Members of parliament gathered in Nairobi on 6 March for the state opening of parliament exactly one week after the signing of a power-sharing deal to end the political deadlock triggered by the dispu...
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Kenyan power sharing agreed.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and incumbent president Mwai Kibaki have signed a power-sharing agreement signalling an end to the political impasse triggered by the disputed presidential elections of...
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New mayor for Nairobi.

The new mayor of Nairobi is Godffrey Odihambo Majiwa of the main opposition party Orange Democratic Movement (ODM). Majiwa took the same number of votes as his Party of National Unity (PNU) rival John...
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Political negotiations

Chief mediator Kofi Annan has suspended talks to end the political impasse sparked by the disputed presidential elections and called on the country


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