Tag Archives: Kenya elections 2017

06 August 17

Kenyans flee to Uganda ahead of election

Hundreds of Kenyans are crossing the border into Uganda each day ahead of presidential elections next week, as fears over potential violence increase.

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05 August 17

Kenya: 180,000 security officers on guard for elections

Kenya’s national police has ordered 180,000 security officers to man Tuesday’s presidential elections, as fears over potential violence mount.

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28 July 17

Kenya: Al-Shabaab kills police officer in Mandera

Somalian Islamist group Al-Shabaab killed a policeman in Kenya on Thursday, during an attack on a police station in Mandera County.

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15 July 17

HRW: Rift Valley violence threatens Kenya elections

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says ongoing violence in Kenya’s Rift Valley could keep thousands of people from voting in next month’s presidential elections.

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11 May 17

Kenya: US suspends aid to Health Ministry over corruption

The US has suspended direct financial aid from being sent to Kenya’s Health Ministry over reports of corruption.

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02 May 17

Kenyan opposition selects Odinga to run against president

A coalition of opposition parties in Kenya has selected former prime minister Raila Odinga to run for president in August’s polls.

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25 April 17

Kenya cancels elections after massive voter turnout

Kenya has cancelled the primaries election for its ruling party after too many voters turned up, leading to a shortage of materials.

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15 June 16

Time for Kenya to Prove It Can Host Peaceful Elections

As protests briefly pause in Kenya over the IEBC’s role in next year’s presidential election, fresh doubts over Kenya’s ability to hold fair, peaceful elections resurface.

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