Kenya Supreme Court Overturns President Kenyatta’s Re-election

Kenya’s Supreme Court declares presidential vote invalid, calls for new polls in 60 days. BY BBC NEWS Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a […]

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Kenya’s Post-election Violence Leaves Several Dead

Pressure grows on Kenya’s Raila Odinga to calm supporters amid post-election violence BY DEUTSCHE WELLE Friday’s announcement that President Kenyatta had been re-elected sparked two days of violent protests that has left as many as 24 people dead. But as of Sunday calm appears to have returned to the East African country. Kenya’s opposition leader […]

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The Hypocrisy of Dealing With a Criminal President

Will the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya define President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack Obama use the election of President Kenyatta to define his human rights policy in Africa? By Al Mariam, Following the presidential election in late December 2007 and the Kenya Electoral Commission’s hurried declaration of incumbent […]

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