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)
Kenya's opposition leader has taken a symbolic presidential oath of office at a mock inauguration ceremony in Nairobi. Odinga has disputed the election results since last August. The Supreme Court ordered a re-run last October, which he boycotted.
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.
Kenya’s opposition candidate Raila Odinga has told DW that some changes need to take place at the electoral commission if he is to take part in the repeat election set for October 26. President Uhuru Kenyatta disagrees.
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