Search for Mwai Kibaki and
  1. November 25, 2013

    Kenya’s politicians cannot claim the credit for its best achievements

    The late Harry Thuku, one of Kenya’s nationalist heroes, chose to mark the country’s independence on his farm. The...

  2. March 18, 2013

    ICC to consider Kenyatta case

    The International Criminal Court in The Hague will hold hearings on Monday afternoon on whether to proceed with its case...

Special Reports

  1. Kenya at 50

    Kenya’s consumer-driven economy could soon be balanced by resource discoveries, while ...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. March 15, 2013

    Uhuru Kenyatta, next president of Kenya

    His name, Uhuru, means “freedom” in Swahili. But the man declared the winner of this month’s presidential election in Kenya...

  2. The World

    March 2, 2013

    In the Picture: Kenya's 2013 election

    The last time Kenyans voted in a general election, more than a thousand people died in the ensuing violence and hundreds of...

  3. February 28, 2013

    Kenyan separatist raises poll stakes

    Omar Mwamnuadzi points to the gap in his front teeth, the result of a police beating late last year. The leader of the...

  4. February 21, 2013

    Land claims fuel risk of Kenya poll strife

    The first time Francis Mwangi’s Kikuyu family tried to bury him beneath the green grasses of Kenya’s Rift Valley, they were...

  5. February 20, 2013

    Kenya judiciary ‘harassed’ ahead of poll

    Willy Mutunga, Kenya’s chief justice, said he and members of the judiciary had been receiving threats ahead of elections...

  6. February 14, 2013

    Kenyan growth foreseen if violence avoided

    The International Monetary Fund predicts growth in Kenya will rise to 5.8 per cent this year, if a repeat of the election...

  7. February 11, 2013

    Kenya holds its first presidential debate

    Millions of Kenyans tuned into the country’s first live televised presidential debate on Monday as eight candidates went...

  8. February 4, 2013

    Kenya flower farmers braced for poll threat

    The bouquets-in-waiting might be blooming but Kenya’s forthcoming general election could not come at a worse time for flower...

  9. beyondbrics

    January 25, 2013

    Kenya elections: take cover

    Africa may host some of the world’s fastest-growing economies, but it also still suffers from coups, riots and messy...

  10. January 24, 2013

    Fears of violence overshadow Kenya poll

    At a bus stop in Nakuru – the town at the centre of Kenya’s post-election violence in 2008 – cardboard boxes, mattresses,...

  11. beyondbrics

    January 23, 2013

    Kenya breaks ground on Africa's silicon savannah

    Artist's impression Kenya has begun converting 5,000 acres of savannah dotted with antelopes and ringed by hills into “the...

  12. January 14, 2013

    Election threatens to destabilise Kenya

    Swathed in coalition colours of red and yellow, supporters sounded their klaxons for Uhuru Kenyatta, a Kenyan politician...

  13. December 17, 2012

    Kenya election race hots up over Kenyatta

    Supporters of Uhuru Kenyatta, one of Kenya’s best known politicians, are battling to secure his place as presidential...

  14. December 4, 2012

    Kenya alliance seeks to see off Kenyatta

    Two rival political alliances have lined up ahead of Kenya’s March 2013 elections, setting the scene for a tightly contested...

  15. November 14, 2012

    Kenyans fear reprisals for police killings

    NAIROBI, Nov 13 - Hundreds of people in northwest Kenya are fleeing, fearing reprisals after security forces started a hunt...

  16. November 13, 2012

    Kenya highway offers gateway to growth

    The daily commute in the parts of sub-Saharan Africa where roads are poor and transport costs are high rarely improves, but...

  17. October 16, 2012

    Kenya haunted by spectre of violence

    In August the vast Tana delta in eastern Kenya was convulsed with violence. The two ethnic groups in the area, the Orma and...

  18. October 5, 2012

    Kenya torture victims win UK court ruling

    LONDON, Oct 5 – A British court ruled on Friday that three elderly Kenyans who were tortured under British rule in the 1950s...

  19. beyondbrics

    August 14, 2012

    IBM to invest in Kenya research lab

    Kenya’s ambitions to become Africa’s information-technology hub have received a boost from the US technology giant IBM,...

  20. June 10, 2012

    Kenyan minister dies in helicopter crash

    George Saitoti, Kenya’s internal security minister and presidential hopeful, was killed in a helicopter crash outside...

  21. beyondbrics

    March 26, 2012

    Tullow shares rise on Kenyan oil find

    Shares in Tullow Oil, the UK-registered oil company, rose more than 4 per cent on Monday after it said it had made Kenya’s...

  22. January 23, 2012

    Hague court to prosecute top Kenyans

    The International Criminal Court in The Hague is to proceed with prosecutions against four senior Kenyans for crimes against...

  23. beyondbrics

    October 28, 2011

    Kenya: testing times ahead

    In a year’s time Kenya’s president, Mwai Kibaki, will stand down and the government he heads will be dissolved. As  rivals...

  24. October 27, 2011

    Chief Justice: On a mission to root out corruption and incompetence

    In the time-honoured tradition of Kenya’s big men, one Friday afternoon in January, President Mwai Kibaki elevated three...

  25. October 27, 2011

    Overview: A fragile state is put to the test

    In just over a year, Mwai Kibaki is bound by Kenya’s constitution to stand down as head of state. The coalition government...

  26. September 12, 2011

    At least 61 killed in Nairobi slum fire

    At least 61 bodies have been recovered after petrol that had spilt into an open sewer caught fire and sent a wave of flame...

  27. June 28, 2011

    StanChart growth in Africa and India ‘muted’

    The momentum behind growth at Standard Chartered swung back to its core Asian heartlands in the first half of the year as...

  28. March 9, 2011

    Kenya PM backs ICC move against politicians

    The International Criminal Court has summoned six prominent Kenyans allegedly linked to post-election violence in 2008, to...

  29. January 25, 2011

    The big test of Africa’s brave new world

    The African Union meets this week at a historic moment in its existence. Its predecessor, the Organisation of African Unity...

  30. December 28, 2010

    Gbagbo expected to reject regional ultimatum

    Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast’s incumbent leader, looked poised on Tuesday to rebuff regional efforts to prise him from office...

  31. December 20, 2010

    Kenya graft tsar target of alleged plot

    Senior politicians and officials in Nairobi allegedly plotted last year to assassinate John Githongo, Kenya’s former...

  32. December 16, 2010

    Top Kenyans named in election violence case

    Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), has delivered a blow to decades of...

  33. August 26, 2010

    Kenyans celebrate new constitution

    Thousands of Kenyans are expected to gather in Nairobi on Friday when their country formally adopts a new constitution,...

  34. August 8, 2010

    Kenya’s chance

    A thousand dead; 300,000 displaced; a country on the brink of civil war: the results of Kenya’s 2007 general election,...

  35. April 1, 2010

    ICC calls for Kenya election violence inquiry

    Kenyan politicians face the possibility of indictment for crimes against humanity after the International Criminal Court in...

  36. April 1, 2010

    ICC judges call for probe into Kenyan unrest

    Kenyan politicians face the possibility of indictment for crimes against humanity after the International Criminal Court in...

  37. March 31, 2010

    ICC judges call for probe into Kenyan unrest

    Kenyan politicians face the possibility of indictment for crimes against humanity after the International Criminal Court in...

  38. February 18, 2010

    Kofi Annan intervenes in Kenya dispute

    Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary-general who brokered the creation of Kenya’s power-sharing government, has...

Search for Mwai Kibaki and