Kenya's president vows to recover stolen millions
Kenyan President vowed Wednesday that some $80 million (70 million euros) stolen from the national youth agency in the country's latest corruption scandal would be recovered.
Kenyatta commends Elumelu’s $100m African entrepreneurs’ scheme
Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has commended Nigeria’s entrepreneur and philantropist, Tony Elumelu, for the $100 million commitment by his organisation to identify, fund, train and ultimately empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs.
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...
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…
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.
Kenya’s opposition postpones ‘swearing-in’ of alternative president
Kenyan opposition has postponed plans to swear in its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president, easing political tensions and opening a window for possible talks with the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kenyatta sworn in for second term as protests leave one dead
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in Tuesday for a second term, but his vow to heal the country's divisions was overshadowed by violent protests and a pledge from his rival to stage his own inauguration.
Teargas, chaos as Kenyatta to be sworn in for disputed second term
Kenyan police fired teargas and clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters Tuesday ahead of the swearing in as president of Uhuru Kenyatta after two disputed polls that have left the nation deeply divided.
Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta election win
Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country's October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta. "The court has unanimously determined that the petitions are not merited. As a consequence, the presidential election of 26 October is hereby upheld as is the election of the third…