[Nation] Four people died, 10 police officers were injured and seven others were arrested in demonstrations called by opposition Nasa between October 2 and October 16, police have said.
[Nation] President Kenyatta on Friday led the nation in marking 53rd Mashujaa Day at Uhuru Park in the capital Nairobi.
[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga on Thursday said he was willing to “reconsider” his stand on participating in next week’s fresh presidential elections, if his demands are met.
[Nairobi News] Embattled elections boss Ezra Chiloba is to take a three-week break and will be away during Thursday’s repeat presidential election.
[HRW] Human Rights Watch research confirms that, once again, there was sexual violence against women and girls during the most recent post-election violence in Kenya. I interviewed over 50 victims and witnesses in Mathare, Kisumu, Bungoma, and Dandora. They told me about rape, gang rape, attempted rape, unwanted sexual touching, and beatings on their genitals, including by members of security forces and militia groups and civilians.
[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been hit by an acute shortage of temporary staff in opposition strongholds with only 10 days to the presidential election.
[Nation] The ruling Jubilee Party has employed a broad spectrum of strategies to legitimise President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the elections scheduled for October 26 after his main challenger Raila Odinga withdrew from the race citing an uneven playing field.
[Nation] An angry student on Saturday shot dead six of his colleagues and a security guard in Turkana in a deadly revenge mission that lasted three hours after he was expelled from school due to indiscipline.
[Deutsche Welle] Tanzanians this week are commemorating the life of their nation’s founder Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere.
[The Herald] Government has assured the nation that the country has enough stocks of anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs), with the available supplies enough to last the next 10 months. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa allayed fears that Zimbabwe might run out of the life-prolonging drugs last Friday after touring the construction site of a new NatPharm provincial warehouse in Masvingo