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Kenya Poll Official Quits, Says Election Not ‘Credible’

One of Kenya’s top election officials quit Wednesday with a damning statement accusing her colleagues of political bias and saying an upcoming presidential election could not be credible. The resignation of one of seven poll commissioners is the latest dramatic twist to an election process that has plunged the East …

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Violence Breaks Out In Kenya After Kenyatta Victory

Violence erupted in a part of the Mathare slum of Nairobi on Friday (August 11) shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially re-elected and extended an olive branch to his opponent, Raila Odinga, and his supporters. Kenyatta’s rivals rejected the result, raising the prospect of street protests. Police fired tear …

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Kenyatta Urges Kenyans To Shun Violence Before Tense Election

File photo: Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans on Monday (August 7), the eve of a presidential election, to shun intimidation and violence and stand together, no matter what the result. Opinion polls put Kenyatta neck-and-neck with opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose call for street protests after …

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