KENYA – NASA, we have a problem
As was generally expected, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) of last year’s presidential hopeful Raila Odinga looks set to collapse.
Kenya president, opposition leader pledge reconciliation
President Uhuru Kenyatta met opposition leader Raila Odinga in public on Friday for the first time since last year's hotly-disputed elections, with the pair promising to heal the country's divisions.
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...
OP-ED: ‘People’s president’ gambit reignites power struggle as old as Kenya
In what some have called a coup, Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga was hastily sworn in in a mock ceremony as the “people’s president” by two lawyers in the presence of a sizeable crowd.
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 government critic in court amid crackdown
A Kenyan government critic appeared in court Tuesday to face charges related to the mock inauguration of the "people's president" Raila Odinga.
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.
Hundreds of Kenyan opposition supporters gathered for “swearing in” of Raila Odinga
Several hundred supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered on Tuesday morning at a park in downtown Nairobi, determined to “swear in as president” their leader who boycotted a re-run election last year.