President Kenyatta Holds Talks With Religious Leaders

President Uhuru Kenyatta today met and held talks with religious leaders at State House, Nairobi who paid him a courtesy call. The interfaith group, including Archbishop Martin Kivuva of Mombasa…

East African Regional Bloc Begins Deployment of Troops to DRC

NAIROBI, KENYA — Burundi this week became the first country to send troops to the Democratic Republic of the Congo as part of an East African regional force that aims…

US Senator Urges Kenyan President to Aid Peaceful Transition

NAIROBI, KENYA — A visiting U.S. senator says he has encouraged Kenya’s outgoing president to participate in a “peaceful transition of power” amid the latest election crisis in East Africa’s…

Celebration Mood Prevails As Residents Get Back To Work

Life in Meru County has returned to normal amid a celebration mood triggered by Monday’s announcement of Dr. William Ruto as the President-elect by the IEBC chairman, Wafula Chebukati. A…

UDA Scoops Majority MCA Seats In Narok

The Kenya Kwanza Alliance got the lion’s share in the Narok County Assembly seats after they garnered 15 seats against the Azimio la Umoja- One Kenya Alliance that got 11…

Lamu Voters Send Packing 7 MCAs

Voters in Lamu County sent home seven Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) with only three Ward Representatives retaining their seats to serve in the county’s third Assembly. In an…

Kenya’s Odinga vows to pursue ‘legal options’ over vote defeat

Kenya’s defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga vowed Tuesday to pursue “all constitutional and legal options” after rejecting the outcome of elections that awarded victory to his rival William Ruto. The…

Kenya’s Ruto Calls for Unity as His Election Win Challenged

NAIROBI — Kenya’s president-elect, William Ruto, has called for unity to move the country forward despite his main rival’s rejection of the recent election outcome. Ruto, who is also the…

Seychelles’ President congratulates newly elected President of Kenya

The Seychelles’ President, Wavel Ramkalawan, has sent a message of congratulations to the newly elected President of Kenya, William Ruto, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday. Ruto, 55,…

Kenya declares William Ruto as its new president in an election drama that’s far from over

Kenya’s William Ruto was declared the winner of the August 9 election in the midst of chaotic scenes last witnessed on the eve of the infamous 2007-2008 post-election violence. Ruto,…

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto Declared Election Winner

Kenya’s Deputy President, William Ruto, has won the presidential election, the electoral commission chairman announced last night. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman, Wafula Chebukati said, Ruto garnered…

Odinga Rejects Kenyan Presidential Election Results

NAIROBI — The runner-up in Kenya’s just-concluded presidential election has rejected the result, saying the announcement of the winner was illegal. Raila Odinga cited a split in the electoral commission…

Residents Defy Rains, Celebrate Ruto Victory In Elegance

Uasin Gishu County residents, Monday evening thronged the heart of Eldoret town amid rain showers, as they joined others Kenyans countrywide to celebrate the victory of one of their own…

Committee Promises Seamless Transfer Of Power

The Assumption of Office of the Governor Committee in Garissa County has called on the area residents to maintain peace and promised a seamless transition of power to the Governor…