In all, a record 4,000 independent Kenyan candidates standing across the board in August elections
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Facebook users in Kenya will begin receiving reminders to confirm their voter identification details
Campaigning kicks off between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga
There has been an increase of donations into arts-based programs in conflict zones and programs for persons whose lives have been disrupted by violence.
Some results canceled because of allegations of rigging and some constituency elections were postponed
Kenya’s Supreme Court ruled that lawmakers had to pass a law ensuring women more parliament representation
Analysts say ethnic mistrust and weak governments are undermining the regional response to crises
Kenyan opposition politician is encouraging women to withhold sex until their husband’s register to vote
A controversial amendment to the electoral law is now before the Senate in Kenya
Take a close look at countries where contested votes have led to disaster, from Africa’s Gabon to 2009 Iranian protests