The Kenyan capital is rapidly becoming a technology hub for Africa. Dubbed ‘Silicon Savannah’, Nairobi’s rise as a center of digital entrepreneurship has gone hand in hand with the revolution in mobile payments.
A call to Kenyans to skip work Monday by veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga has followed urgings from the European Union that he concede defeat. Nairobi has seen brief clashes on an otherwise quiet Sunday.
Kenyan police fired live rounds at anti-government protesters in Nairobi as unrest broke out in several cities over election results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims he has evidence the vote tally was hacked.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced he will contest the election results in court. For many Kenyans, the decision to take the judicial path rather than protest on the streets comes as a relief, says Sella Oneko.
Following the August 8 presidential election in Kenya, one child was shot dead by a stray bullet while playing on the balcony of her home in Mathare. In Kisumu a baby is in intensive care.
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