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Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya: Voting underway in tense elections

Kenyans began voting Tuesday in general elections headlined by a too-close-to-call battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa's richest economy.

Kenyans leave major cities ahead of elections

Passengers jostled with ticket touts and hawkers at Kenya's main bus stations on Thursday as thousands started leaving cities before next week's vote, some because they are registered in rural wards, others because they are scared of…

Uhuru Kenyatta warns judiciary against helping opposition

Kenya's president has warned the country's judiciary not to help the opposition throw the next election into disarray. The presidential poll will take place next month and Uhuru Kenyatta is seeking re-election. On Friday, after a case…

Uhuru Kenyatta to miss televised election debates

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will not take part in two planned televised debates with his main rival Raila Odinga ahead of the August 8 election, his party said on Wednesday. The first of the debates organised by a consortium of Kenyan…

Kenyatta discusses trade and terrorism with Trump

President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with the White House saying that the US leader sought to "reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship between our two countries.”