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A sigh of relief post-Kenya election

Although questions remain, including the possibility of a second-round run-off, Henry Owino says tension has lifted, thanks to a broadly peaceful vote.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Peace Politics

Kenya still deciding

Magnus Taylor reports from Nairobi on the long wait for results in the presidential election.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics

KENYA VOTES: Fight or flight?

Phoebe Matsika and Sidi Sarro live in Kenya. One is leaving the country over safety fears, but the other is staying. Here’s why.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Violence Women

KENYA VOTES: Seeking God’s help for peace

Henry Owino reports on a three-day long ceremony of repentance for the 2007-08 post-election violence, attended by six presidential candidates.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Religion Violence

KENYA VOTES: The weakness in the media’s election coverage

In a country where political discourse is defined by ethnic group, Maina Waruru fears vernacular radio stations could be used to incite hate.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

KENYA VOTES: Peaceniks use mobiles to cool election tempers

Moses Wasamu on initiatives to help prevent violence at the polls, including promoting peace via text message.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Non-Violence Peace

KENYA VOTES: Live debate shows potential of country's democracy

The polite deliberation between candidates could be a sign of a calmer country ahead of the March general election, writes Henry Owino.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

KENYA VOTES: Risk of election violence ‘unacceptably high’

As the polls loom, Moses Wasamu outlines the implications of a fiercely contested vote, including candidates accused of crimes against humanity.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics Violence

Britain must compensate all Mau Mau veterans

With his elderly teacher in mind, Maina Waruru urges Britain to settle with surviving Kenyan fighters quickly.

Filed in: Colonialism Human Rights Kenya United Kingdom

British lawyers on the hunt for Mau Mau fighters in Kenya

Maina Waruru questions the motivations of firms seeking compensation from the British government.

Filed in: Kenya

Introducing... Kenya's dam buster

Ikal Angelei is winning the fight to save Lake Turkana from Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam.

Filed in: Dams Kenya

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