Kenya’s economy to expand by 5.8% this year, says finance ministry
Kenya’s economy is likely to grow 5.8 percent this year, recovering from drought and political uncertainty that pushed growth down to an estimated 4.8 percent in 2017, the finance ministry said. Economic output in the East African nation, which relies on farming and tourism, grew 5.8 percent in 2016. The Finance Ministry said in its…
What next for Raila Odinga?
Odinga has run for president four times – in 1997, 2007, 2013 and 2017 – and lost in all. Some analysts have suggested that the scale and nature of illegalities in the 2007...
Kenya's Citizen TV back on air after suspension
Kenya's leading private TV station Citizen TV was back on air Thursday a week after authorities suspended it and two other broadcasters for showing the mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as president.
Kenya's chief justice warns government to respect the law
Kenya's chief justice on Wednesday criticised the government's recent defiance of a series of court orders -- actions that he said "threaten the rule of law."
Kenya opposition firebrand arrested in dawn raid
Kenyan police on Friday arrested an outspoken member of the opposition, Miguna Miguna, in a dawn raid on his Nairobi home, police and his party said.
Washington takes aim at Kenyan opposition, government
The United States on Thursday rejected Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's "inauguration" as "people's president," while also criticizing the authorities' crackdown on several broadcasters that tried to cover it live.
Kenyan opposition leader Odinga sworn in as 'president'
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga had himself sworn in as an alternative president Tuesday in front of thousands of supporters, three months after claiming an election was stolen from him.
Kenya opposition supporters gather for Odinga 'swearing-in'
Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in Nairobi Tuesday ahead of a ceremony to swear him in as an alternative president, three months after he claims an election was stolen from him.