At least seven people were killed when a gang-led gunfight erupted at a casino in the Kenyan seaside resort of Malindi on Thursday. The assailants were members of the coastal separatist group the Mombasa Republic Council, a local police chief said.
Raila Odina, Kenya's defeated presidential contender, filed a legal challenge against Uhuru Kenyatta's narrow election victory on Saturday as police used teargas to disperse a crowd of his angry supporters who had gathered outside the Supreme Court.
Did the International Criminal Court's indictment actually help Uhuru Kenyatta in his run for Kenya's presidency? François Picard's panel looks at an ICC badly weakened by the verdict from the ballot box there. Also, a look at the new Pope and the established order at the Vatican; and change in China with the president deploying his wife on the world stage.
This week, discover a special France 24 report from the frontline in Mali where French forces are attempting to drive out Islamist fighters from their mountain. Also, how life for French expats in Africa has changed in the wake of those kidnappings? And what's next for Kenya's new president Uhuru Kenyatta who's still facing charges of crimes against humanity in the ICC?
Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of Kenya's presidential vote, the election commission announced Saturday. Kenyatta took 50.07% of the vote, enough to avoid a run-off against rival Raila Odinga, who says he will challenge the results.
Uhuru Kenyatta appeared on track to win Kenya's presidential election early on Saturday despite facing crimes against humanity charges at The Hague. Kenyatta took 50.03% of the vote, provisional results showed, enough to avoid a second round.
The eagerly anticipated results of Kenya's presidential elections this week will be announced on Saturday morning, the country's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission said late Friday, extending an already delayed count.
Once viewed as one of Africa's most stable democracies, Kenya is on tenterhooks. This as accusations of voter fraud marr its presidential election. Annette Young and her panel discuss whether the country could see a repeat of the ethnic violence that erupted after the 2007 vote and what impact will this election have on a country that is still reeling from the effects of those riots.
Kenya’s presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta has accused Britain’s high commissioner of “animated involvement” in the country's election. But the involvement of a British PR company in promoting Kenyatta’s campaign has been strangely overlooked.