Kenya deployed troops on Wednesday to eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a joint regional operation against a rebel offensive, President William Ruto announced.
William Ruto has been sworn in as Kenya’s president at a ceremony in the capital, Nairobi, following his narrow election victory, last month.
William Ruto pledged to work for all Kenyans after he was sworn in as president at a pomp-filled ceremony on Tuesday, five weeks after his narrow victory in a bitterly-fought but largely peaceful election.
Inspite of the contradictions of the democratic process in Africa, it is heartening that succession to power is occurring through the ballot box, and not through the barrel of a gun, and that disagreeable outcomes are challenged in the court, not through overt political violence that does no good to the image of African countries.
Kenya's president-elect William Ruto on Monday pledged to extend "a hand of brotherhood" to his rivals after the Supreme Court upheld his victory in the August 9 presidential poll, following a legal battle with challenger Raila Odinga.
Kenyans have elected a record number of women to positions of power in this month's polls, with the list including seven governors, three senators and 26 MPs, in a step towards gender equality.
Jittery Kenyans were waiting Tuesday to hear from president-elect William Ruto's defeated rival Raila Odinga, with many speculating he will mount a legal challenge to the outcome of the country's close election race.
Deputy President, William Ruto, has won Kenya’s presidential election, the electoral commission chairman has said.
The head of Kenya's election body on Monday declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of the country's close-fought presidential election, despite several commissioners rejecting the results.
Kenyans prayed for peace Sunday as they waited anxiously for the final outcome of the presidential election, with the two frontrunners almost neck and neck, according to partial official results.
Two days after polls closed in Kenya, citizens are yet to know who their next president will be. Following tabulations from private media sources, there are 14,071,200 votes.
The campaign for Kenya's presidential election has officially closed but the relentless -- and dangerous -- flow of disinformation continues online, as keyboard warriors battle to discredit rivals by sharing fake...