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    1. December 18, 2014

      Kenyan politicians brawl over security bill

      Mayhem erupted in Kenya’s parliament on Thursday as the government sought to pass a security bill that its opponents say...

    2. July 7, 2014

      Thousands gather for Kenyan opposition rally

      Kenya’s opposition went ahead with a large protest rally in the centre of Nairobi on Monday, as domestic tensions heightened...

    Special Reports

    1. Kenya at 50

      Kenya’s consumer-driven economy could soon be balanced by resource discoveries, while ...
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    1. July 6, 2014

      Gunmen kill 22 in Kenya coast attacks

      Al-Qaeda-linked militants have claimed responsibility for overnight massacres along Kenya’s coast – the third such attack in...

    2. June 19, 2014

      Kenya massacres expose ethnic divisions

      Kenya risks reopening the faultlines that led to a wave of ethnic violence and brought the country to the brink of civil war...

    3. November 25, 2013

      Kenya’s leaders found wanting by society

      There may be no better guide to Kenya 50 years after independence than the way it dealt with the fallout from the Westgate...

    4. 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...

    5. April 18, 2013

      New governor sets out to transform Nairobi

      In the three weeks since Nairobi’s first governor Evans Kidero took office, he has fired 11 people for delivering fictitious...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      April 9, 2013

      Kenya shellfishing

      Men carry sacks filled with shellfish on a beach near Diani Beach on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya. Goran...

    7. March 30, 2013

      Kenya court upholds Kenyatta victory in presidential election

      Kenya’s supreme court has upheld the victory of president-elect Uhuru Kenyatta, rejecting the claims of two petitions...

    8. March 29, 2013

      Poll feud puts Kenyan democracy on trial

      There were two choirs laid on at the national tallying centre to distract the diplomats, politicians and assorted...

    9. March 15, 2013

      Odinga challenges Kenya election result

      Raila Odinga, Kenya’s outgoing prime minister, has hired George W. Bush’s former lawyer to challenge presidential election...

    10. beyondbrics

      March 11, 2013

      Kenya: market rallies despite doubts

      The markets bet on a peaceful outcome, and so far, they’ve been proved right. The Nairobi All-Share index jumped 3.2 per...

    11. March 10, 2013

      Kenyan democracy in the dock

      On Africa’s unfinished journey from autocracy to democratic rule, Kenya’s 2013 polls will go down among the more curious...

    12. March 10, 2013

      Kenyatta victory could test diplomats’ skills

      Only minutes after Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the winner of Kenya’s presidential elections, the first diplomatic incident...

    13. beyondbrics

      March 8, 2013

      Kenya elections: down to the wire

      The race for Kenya’s presidency is heading to a nail-biting finish as the front-runner’s lead fades away and the votes...

    14. March 8, 2013

      Kenyatta edges closer to election win

      Kenyan security forces reinforced their presence in potential flashpoints around the country on Friday night as Uhuru...

    15. March 7, 2013

      Safaricom warned of Kenya count problems

      The head of Kenya’s leading telecoms company, Safaricom, warned almost two weeks before the country’s presidential election...

    16. March 7, 2013

      Kenyan candidate claims vote rigging

      Kenya’s embattled national electoral commission pressed ahead with tallying results despite calls for a halt to the count...

    17. beyondbrics

      March 7, 2013

      New York headlines

      * China widens domestic investment options * Huawei hit by protests over illegal workers in Indonesia * Kenya presidential...

    18. beyondbrics

      March 6, 2013

      Kenya: shilling falls as uncertainty surrounds election count

      A failure of electronic vote counting systems has delayed the announcement of preliminary results for the Kenyan...

    19. March 6, 2013

      Kenya’s election in slow motion at server failure

      Vote counting in Kenya’s tense presidential election ground almost to a halt on Wednesday as a costly electronic counting...

    20. beyondbrics

      March 5, 2013

      Kenya elections: Kenyatta in early lead

      Partial results in the Kenyan presidential election show Uhuru Kenyatta ahead with 53 per cent of the vote as of 22h00 in...

    21. March 5, 2013

      Rejected ballots pivotal in Kenya election

      The campaign teams of Kenya’s two main contenders in a close-run presidential poll said the outcome of the tightly fought...

    22. beyondbrics

      March 4, 2013

      In pictures: Kenya votes

      Kenya’s presidential and parliamentary elections are held on Monday, with the two leading presidential candiates Raila...

    23. March 4, 2013

      Counting begins in Kenya’s election

      Delays in the release of Kenya’s election results due to technical glitches prompted jitters late on Monday among...

    24. beyondbrics

      March 4, 2013

      Kenya elections: markets betting on peaceful outcome

      The Kenyan presidential and parliamentary elections held on Monday have been portrayed as a big test of the country’s...

    25. March 3, 2013

      Turnout holds key to Kenya election

      The most ambitious and complicated elections in Kenya’s history are likely to come down to a tightly contested race for...

    26. March 3, 2013

      Clarification: Raila Odinga

      ● In an article on March 1 we may have left the incorrect impression after editing that Raila Odinga, Kenya’s prime...

    27. 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...

    28. March 1, 2013

      Odinga warns of potential unrest if poll is not fair

      Raila Odinga, a leading contender to become Kenya’s next president, has warned there could be dire consequences if Monday’s...

    29. February 28, 2013

      Kenya’s choice

      The omens for Monday’s elections in Kenya are far from reassuring. The main political alliances have formed, once again,...

    30. 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...

    31. February 27, 2013

      Top court caught up in Kenya poll drama

      Whether it is farce or tragedy is not yet clear. But the part the International Criminal Court is playing in Kenya’s...

    32. February 26, 2013

      ICC prosecution delays Kenyatta trial

      The prosecution at the International Criminal Court has agreed to delay the trial of presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta...

    33. February 25, 2013

      Kenyatta case casts shadow on Kenya poll

      Uhuru Kenyatta describes facing charges of crimes against humanity while running for Kenyan president as “a personal issue”....

    34. February 25, 2013

      High-stakes election in Kenya

      As Kenya’s 14m voters prepare to go to the polls on March 4, the stakes could not be higher. Many fear the country could see...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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,...

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