Kenyan elections

 
Media freedom in Kenya: Analogies are being drawn with Moi's repressive era
Media freedom in Kenya: Analogies are being drawn with Moi's repressive era
Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga was sworn in as the “people’s president” last week, maintaining that he did not recognise Uhuru...
Kenya inaugurates another crisis
Kenya inaugurates another crisis
All the trappings of official ceremony were observed.
Rights groups decry Kenya's television shutdown
Rights groups decry Kenya's television shutdown
Rights groups on Wednesday criticised the Kenya government's move to block live coverage of a mock inauguration by the opposition as a "violation"...
Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers
Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers
Kenya's election board remained silent Sunday over plans to reschedule a vote in flashpoint opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent...
Kenya’s tough choice: To vote or not to vote?
Kenya’s tough choice: To vote or not to vote?
Kenyans were supposed to choose their president on Thursday — again. But there was a distinct lack of enthusiasm for the process, and a large...
Kisumu boycotted the Kenyan elections, though they didn't have much choice
Kisumu boycotted the Kenyan elections, though they didn't have much choice
In Kisumu, Kenya’s third largest city, residents heeded opposition leader Raila Odinga’s call to boycott the presidential election rerun.
Court said nay, observers said yea: Did they jump the gun?
Court said nay, observers said yea: Did they jump the gun?
In the aftermath of Kenya’s August 8 elections, international observers were quick to express their satisfaction with the polls. In sharp...
From good to bad, and the implications of Kenya on international observation
From good to bad, and the implications of Kenya on international observation
In the aftermath of Kenya’s August 8th elections, international observers were fast in expressing their satisfaction with the implementation of...
Kenya's addiction to scandal-prone leaders
Kenya's addiction to scandal-prone leaders
If last week’s elections are anything to go by, a juicy scandal doesn’t hurt the prospects of an aspiring Kenyan politician. If anything,...
Kenya's Odinga defies pressure to concede defeat
Kenya's Odinga defies pressure to concede defeat
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday called for a strike to support his claim to the presidency and accused the ruling party of...
Editorial: Don't break the system for just one victory
Editorial: Don't break the system for just one victory
As this edition of the Mail & Guardian was going to print, two questions dominated the world news agenda: Just how much violence will follow...

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