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News Kenya » Politics: Kenya’s Political Turmoil Is a Tale of Fathers and Sons

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/world/africa/kenya-kenyatta-odinga.html?src=twr
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya — The two men were political allies. But they had a falling out over the direction of newly independent Kenya — especially over land and power — and became bitter adversaries. Now their sons are fighting a modern adaptation of the same ...

News Kenya » Politics: EAC leaders should mediate in Kenya's political impasse

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/eac-leaders-should-mediate-in-kenyas-political-impasse/ar-BBJuwnu
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

DW columnist Generali Ulimwengu thinks they should also discuss the deteriorating political crisis in Kenya. Load Error When Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga organized a mock swearing in ceremony to name himself the 'people's president,' many saw it ...

News Kenya » Politics: William Ruto: All citizens of Kenya must respect the rule of the law

News channel or source: http://augustafreepress.com/william-ruto-citizens-kenya-must-respect-rule-law/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

He said that the country was governed by the Constitution and the rules, and every Kenyan had to obey these rules regardless of their political views or affiliations. When he spoke at the Chepkemel Primary School interdenominational prayer service on ...

News Kenya » Politics: Kenya: I'm Only Interested in Kenya's Progress, Not Politics - Godec

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802220423.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

United States Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has dismissed claims by the opposition Nasa that he is meddling in the country's political affairs. Speaking Wednesday when he met Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis at his office in Kabarnet, Mr Godec said he is ...

News Kenya » Politics: Amid claims of police brutality in Kenya, a watchdog fails to bite

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/kenya-police-watchdog/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The officers fled and are still at large. VICTOR: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta casts his ballot in his hometown of Gatundu in August 2017. His government has arrested some political opponents and clamped down on the media. REUTERS/Baz Ratner Top police ...

News Kenya » Politics: The politics of fear is dying out in Africa

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/22/opinions/politics-of-fear-human-rights-africa-opinion/index.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

It suggests the politics of fear may finally be withering away ... in Togo it was hikes in oil prices; in Kenya it was frustrations over the electoral process. But what unites them is the strength in defiance and the demand for change, inclusion and ...

News Kenya » Politics: Inquest opens on death of baby in Kenya poll violence

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/inquest-opens-death-baby-kenya-poll-violence-53142232
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Eleven western envoys, including those of U.S. and U.K., have urged Odinga to recognize Kenyatta as president for the basis of dialogue to end the political crisis. Odinga has rejected the diplomat's calls and told them to stop meddling in Kenyan affairs.

News Kenya » Politics: OPNION: Kenya's anti-gay laws are hurting LGBT community

News channel or source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ureport/story/2001270983/opnion-kenya-s-anti-gay-laws-are-hurting-lgbt-community
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Kenya is among the 37 countries that have criminalized homosexual acts. According to Pew Global Attitudes Project (2007), 97% of Kenyans believe that homosexuality is a way of life that society should rebuke. Highly ranked political leaders like the ...

News Kenya » Politics: Who decides what is news in Kenya?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2018/02/decides-news-kenya-180211104827462.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

As the country is in the midst of a political power struggle, we examine the role of Kenya's media outlets. When Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga held a mock inauguration last week declaring himself the 'people's president', he was out to discredit ...

News Kenya » Politics: Opinion: EAC leaders should mediate in Kenya's political impasse

News channel or source: http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-eac-leaders-should-mediate-in-kenyas-political-impasse/a-42713054
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

East African leaders are meeting in Uganda to discuss a range of issues including trade disputes. DW columnist Jenerali Ulimwengu says they must also discuss the deteriorating political crisis in Kenya. Analysts put the number of Kenyans that attended ...