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Violence in Kenya

The Kenyan Elections: Peace Happened

Susan Benesch | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Susan Benesch

Kenya still can't close the lid on its presidential election: challenger Raila Odinga petitioned the Supreme Court Saturday to invalidate the tally that showed him losing to Uhuru Kenyatta by some 800,000 votes.

On the Fringes of the Masai Mara

Ben Colclough | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Ben Colclough

"One day, the father of one of my girls came at me with his spear" Helene laughed at the absurdity of the image. "I just stood there and told him to do his worst -- I was doing what I believed in."

Kenya Machete Massacre Leaves 29 Dead

Daily Nation | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 29 people have been killed in Monday overnight clashes between Kirinyaga residents in central Kenya and suspected Mungiki members. The sect ...

Kenya: One Year After Elections Unleashed Brutal Violence, How Is The Country Coping? (Slideshow)

Joanne Offer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joanne Offer

It's almost a year since Kenya went from being known as a land of big cats and safaris to a country beset by brutal mob violence; a place where a church full of worshipers could be set ablaze.

Kenya Opposition Say Up To 1,000 Killed During Post-Election Crisis

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Riots and post-election violence in Kenya may have killed up to 1,000 people, the opposition said on Monday as it halted protests and President Mwai K...