New Internationalist

Kenya

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Could Kenyatta aid Mau Mau case?

Britain says it’s too late for torture victims to seek compensation but the new Kenyan government could intervene.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Politics United Kingdom

Kenya’s political cyber war

Tension that manifested itself in physical violence after the 2007 general election has moved to social media for 2013, reports Moses Wasamu.

Filed in: Internet Kenya Media Politics

Kenya prepares to swear in fourth president

Now Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win has been confirmed by the Supreme Court, Henry Owino considers what his next moves might be.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Law Politics

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

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