In Kenya election re-run, polling incomplete and next steps uncertain

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenyans who boycotted a repeat presidential election voiced relief on Saturday after authorities indefinitely delayed further attempts to hold the vote in some opposition areas due to the risk of violence. People walk amid the remains of properties that were burnt by rioters in Kawangware slums in Nairobi, Kenya More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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Raila Odinga: Kenya’s opposition chief makes final gamble

Raila Odinga seems to have inherited the political misfortune of his father, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, who led the opposition for three decades but never Kenya Raila Odinga Raila Odinga, Kenya’s veteran More...

By admin On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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It is easier to destroy than to build ‘ Diplomats warning over Kenya’s Political stalemate

By AFP   Western nations on Monday warned starkly of Kenya’s “deteriorating political environment” ahead of a presidential election re-run and urged the major parties to halt incitement and More...

By admin On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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NSE ranked worst performing frontier market

Nairobi Securities Exchange staff monitors electronic trade. FILE PHOTO | NMG The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) #ticker:NSE was ranked the worst performing in the world, according to MSCI Indices tracking More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Kenyan Central Bank Moves to Ease Investors’ Vote Concerns

Source; Bloomberg Kenya’s central bank is communicating a sense of normalcy and continuity to investors amid uncertainty about the country’s protracted elections, Governor Patrick Njoroge said. Institutions More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Kenyan Election Authority in Disarray a Week Before Repeat Vote

Preparations for Kenya’s presidential election rerun next week are in disarray after a top official of the commission organizing the vote resigned and fled the East African nation and its chairman said his efforts More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Kenya’s Economy stifled by political uncertainity

NAIROBI “Time for an interview? I have a lot of time at the moment,” said Owino Onyango, sweating as he stepped out of his blacksmith’s shop in Nairobi to talk business, and politics. “Business More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Kenya president: elections will go ahead despite opposition leader’s withdrawal

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that a re-run of August’s nullified presidential election would go ahead as planned on Oct. 26 after opposition leader Raila Odinga said he was withdrawing from More...

By admin On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Partnerships at work in Africa Governments need to on top of things

  By Joyce Mulama Power outages have led to a rationing schedule that involves cutting power for 24 hours every two days. Businesses have been forced to connect standby power sources such as generators, incurring More...

By admin On Friday, September 1st, 2017
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Supreme court nullifies President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Election, calls for fresh Elections

The Supreme Court has nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. A six-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday found that the electoral commission failed to conduct the polls according to the Constitution More...

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