Kenyan Elections

Media freedom in Kenya: Analogies are being drawn with Moi’s repressive era

Until 1992 government-owned media outlets had a monopoly on radio broadcasting, and journalists critical of the former president were harassed.

Kenya inaugurates another crisis

Two men claim the title, so will the real Kenyan president please stand up?

Rights groups decry Kenya’s television shutdown

"Kenya is on a very slippery trajectory in regard to human rights, and president Kenyatta urgently needs to reverse this trend."

Kenya vote chief silent on rebel areas as uncertainty lingers

​Kenya's election board remained silent Sunday over plans to reschedule a vote in opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent protests

Kenya’s tough choice: To vote or not to vote?

Many Kenyans opted to boycott the election rerun for reasons other than party politics

Kisumu boycotted the Kenyan elections, though they didn’t have much choice

Polling stations were shuttered and intimidation kept voters away in the Kenyan opposition stronghold

Court said nay, observers said yea: Did they jump the gun?

Five thousand observers have failed to see manipulation in the Kenyan elections.

From good to bad, and the implications of Kenya on international observation

The perception that the elections in Kenya were largely free and fair was crushed with the Supreme Court ruling yesterday.

Kenya’s addiction to scandal-prone leaders

Once again, the voters have chosen leaders tainted by scandal, though there is a small reason for hope

Kenya’s Odinga defies pressure to concede defeat

Opposition leader calls for national strike on Tuesday

Editorial: Don’t break the system for just one victory

Our myopic opposition parties are steering us into dangerous waters, and their efforts are too often being cheered on

Three August votes highlight three very different democracies

Three different countries with three different democracies are headed to elections in August. Simon Allison attempts to summarise them.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories