Kenya Elections

Kenyan broadcasters back on air after government block

The NTV and KTN channels were both accessible on Monday, but two others - Citizen TV and Inooro TV - remained blocked

We’re complicit in our own exploitation

"We are failing to put the blame squarely where it belongs: on our political leaders, our business leaders and ourselves".

Kenyatta wins disputed poll re-run with more than 98% of the vote

The election re-run turnout was just 38.84%.

Fear lies beneath the facade of day-to-day life in Kenya

Kenyans are scared, but also resilient.

Letters to the editor: October 13 to 19 2017

Readers write in about the the DA's unwillingness to march for Muslim women, the Kenyan elections and SAPS explains why they need the SANDF.

Election fracas tests a tense Kenya

Kenya's preparation for new presidential elections changed as opposition leader Raila Odinga and his party dropped out of the race.

Violence erupts in Kenya over new election law

Kenyan police fired tear gas at protesters a day after opposition leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the election race.

Why did Raila Odinga withdraw from the Kenyan election rerun?

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga announced that he would not stand in a court-ordered rerun of August's presidential election.

Kenya opposition protests as poll body mulls next step

Kenya still has grim memories of the perils of post-election violence, with a disputed 2007 poll sparking politically-motivated clashes.

​Raila Odinga: Why we pulled out of Kenya’s presidential election

The following is an extract from a statement released by Raila Odinga’s National Super Alliance on Tuesday, 10 October.

Africa leads the way in election technology, but there’s a long way to go

African democracies are embracing electronic voting far more confidently than the West.

The thin line between electoral credibility and political stability in Kenya

Democracy doesn't seem to work within societies governed by politics of ethnicity.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs