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Kenya expels opposition firebrand again

An outspoken member of the opposition alliance was on Wednesday expelled from Kenya for the second time in two months, his lawyer told AFP.

Two Kenyan TV stations shut by govt resume operations

Two television channels that Kenya’s government shuttered over coverage of a mock inauguration by President Uhuru Kenyatta’s rival resumed broadcasts on Monday.

Kenya opposition firebrand arrested in dawn raid

Kenyan police on Friday arrested an outspoken member of the opposition, Miguna Miguna, in a dawn raid on his Nairobi home, police and his party said.

Kenyan lawyer in trouble for attending Odinga’s ‘swearing in’

A Kenyan lawyer who attended the symbolic “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga, has been arrested.

Kenya media shutdown sparks outrage and concern

In an unprecedented act, Kenya's government this week indefinitely shut down three major TV news channels, instantly transforming a partisan political dispute into an angry nationwide debate on fundamental freedoms.

From Africa: A status report

The 30th summit of African Union leaders in Addis Ababa on Monday came at a moment when the continent is struggling to find its bearings.

Kenyan govt shut down TV, radio station over opposition coverage

Independently-owned Citizen Television and Radio stations said on Tuesday that government authorities forced them off the air over plans to cover a gathering in the capital where opposition leader Raila Odinga plans to swear himself in as president.

Kenya opposition supporters gather for Raila Odinga swearing-in

Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga gathered in Nairobi Tuesday ahead of a ceremony to swear him in as an alternative president, three months after he claims an election was stolen from him.

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga is planning to have himself sworn in as an alternative president on Tuesday, seen as a final push to challenge Uhuru Kenyatta's election.

Kenya opposition claims ‘authentic’ results show Raila Odinga won

Kenya's opposition released what it called "authentic" election results showing its leader Raila Odinga won the August vote, but it refused to say on Friday how it obtained the information from the electoral commission's servers.

Uganda opposition to launch ‘people’s assemblies’

Uganda opposition has launched a new defiance campaign that it says will help it deliver its goals among them the end of President Yoweri Museveni’s rule.

Kenya opposition postpones Raila Odinga’s ‘treasonable’ swearing in

Kenya’s main opposition coalition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) has announced a postponement of the swearing-in ceremony of its leader Raila Odinga as president of the country.

Kenyan opposition says top adviser is in detention

Kenya's main opposition group says police have detained one of its advisers ahead of a planned protest ceremony to stage a mock inauguration of Raila Odinga as president.

VP Yemi Osinbajo attends President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is attending the second term inauguration of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Kenya.

Security tight ahead of inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta for second term

Tight security has been mounted across Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, in readiness of the swearing-in ceremony of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday for a second term in office.

Kenya opposition leader Odinga rejects calls to swear him in

Kenya opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga on Saturday turned down a concerted push by the coalition’s hardliners to swear him in on Tuesday, the day President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to take the oath of office for his second and final term.

Kenya opposition refuses to recognise ‘illegitimate’ govt

Kenya’s main opposition on Monday said it did not recognise President Uhuru Kenyatta’s “illegitimate” government, shortly after the Supreme Court upheld the results of a re-run of the presidential election.

Three dead as clashes mark Kenyan opposition leader’s return

Three people were shot dead Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader Raila Odinga from an overseas trip.

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