As Kenyans prepare to vote for a new president, lawmakers and local representatives, fears are growing the elections could again turn violent amid accusations of vote rigging. DW takes a closer look.
Kenya is known as a country of safaris and picturesque beaches - but it's also a nation marred by ethnic rivalries. Due to its strong economy, Kenya plays a leading role in East Africa. (03.08.2017)
As Kenya gears up for elections next week, the Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observer Mission, Marietje Schaake, says politicians need to be prepared to lose 'as part of a democratic process.' (02.08.2017)
Rights activists marched through the streets of Nairobi to protest against the murder of election commission official Christopher Msando just days ahead of the polls. (01.08.2017)
After a top Kenyan election official was tortured and killed with just over a week to go until the elections, many fear more violence could be on the horizon. Kenyan elections have turned violent in the past. (31.07.2017)
A 20-hour siege at Kenyan Deputy President Ruto's home has ended with the death of the suspected assailant. Ahead of divisive elections, officials have vowed to stop such attacks from undermining the electoral process. (30.07.2017)
Kenya's government has threatened to clamp down on social media users who spread hate speech or fake news that could fan violence in the lead up to elections next month. (21.07.2017)
After Kenya’s High Court cancelled a contract to print ballot papers for next month's elections, President Uhuru Kenyatta took the unusual step of publicly accusing the country’s judiciary of siding with the opposition. (10.07.2017)
Barely a month before Kenyans vote in a hotly contested election, the opposition has alleged that there are irregularities in the electoral system. Observers are concerned about possible unrest after the polls. (09.07.2017)
President Uhuru Kenyatta begins his second term as leader of Kenya. But contested elections and months of political violence have cast doubt on his legitimacy and raised tensions in the capital.
After the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta, many Kenyans are hoping for peace. But it seems unlikely that the government and opposition will be able to start any kind of meaningful dialogue.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to begin his second term in office. Here's how the tumultuous events developed since the election campaign in August.
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