Kenya’s anti-government protests have been characterized by both peaceful demonstrations and violent clashes with police.
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The Role Of Misinformation In Kenya’s 2022 Elections
Nic Cheeseman had this information in Democracy in Africa: Watch the recent roundtable on the role and impact of misinformation in Kenya’s general elections, a joint event between Strathmore University and Democracy in Africa held on 27 September 2022. Find more information on the speakers and the roundtable here.
William Ruto: From ‘Hustler’ To Kenya’s Newest President
Willima Ruto, the next president of Kenya, comes from a humble background and overcame obstacles to win the country’s top office.
Kenya’s Highest Court Upholds William Ruto’s Election Victory
Kenya’s Supreme Court has confirmed the victory of William S. Ruto as President of Kenya. It was a unanimous decision by all the justices.
After a Bitter Contest, Kenyan Opposition Leader Rejects Election Result
Raila Odinga said Monday’s results giving Victory to William Ruto should be thrown out. It appears that the case will be heard in court.
William Ruto declared winner of Kenyan presidential vote
Upon announcement of Ruto’s victory, chaos broke out at the electoral board. There could be more turmoil in the coming days.
Kenya’s Battered Economy Takes Center Stage In Election
Regardless of who wins Kenya’s August 9, 2022, general election, Raila Odinga or William Ruto, the economy needs to be strengthened.
Kenyan ‘Cartooning For Peace’ To Draw Africa Towards Democracy
Cartooning is an art that has been playing a major role in illustrating stories in different ways, from health to politics, and even sports.
Safety Concerns For Political Aspirants In Kenya
Kenyan elections are often marred by violence. There safety concerns for political aspirants ahead of the August 9, 2022, general elections.
Kenya’s Controversial Constitutional Reforms Blocked In Court
Kenya’s constitutional reforms born from a new-found alliance between President Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have been barred in Court.