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Kenya elections

Kenya's truth commission blames new president for violence

A long-awaited Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission report named the Kenyan president and his deputy as among those suspected of planning and financing the country's 2007-08 post-election violence, in which more than 1,000 people died and 600,000 lost their homes.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 4:37am

Jubilation for Kenyatta with slim majority

Jubilant supporters of Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta filled Kenya’s streets Saturday after preliminary final results appeared to give him the slimmest of election wins, as the nation’s electoral commission prepared to officially announce the final results.

9 Mar 2013 - 8:11pm

Rigging claims throw Kenya presidential vote into chaos

Kenya’s presidential election was plunged into further disarray on Thursday after the party of one of the leading candidates alleged vote-rigging and demanded that the count be halted.

8 Mar 2013 - 12:05am

Kenya votes in tight elections after police gunned down

Lines of Kenyans queued from way before dawn to vote on Monday in the first election since the violence-wracked polls five years ago, with a deadly police ambush hours before polling started marring the key ballot.

5 Mar 2013 - 1:12am