Obasanjo, Mahama, Koroma, Odinga urge peaceful poll in DRC
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and three other African leaders yesterday appealed to the electoral body and other stakeholders in the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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.
Odinga’s mock inauguration as president
The dangerous turn of events in which Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga, the other day inaugurated himself as president in a mock swearing-in ceremony...
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."
Third Kenyan opposition figure arrested amid crackdown
Kenyan police on Saturday briefly detained another key government critic over his alleged involvement in the recent mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", the third such arrest within four days.
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.