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    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 ...
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    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...

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