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Museveni, Kenyatta Launch Busia One-Stop Border Post

Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday commissioned a one-stop border post in Busia. The post, which is funded by foreign development agencies under the Trademark East Africa, is expected to ease at easing the movement of goods and people at the border. The concept combines two national border controls

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Top 5 Business Risks East Africa Faces

Kenya is emerging from a protracted presidential election process and seeing a return to political stability. Nonetheless, challenges will persist in 2018 for organisations operating in the country and East Africa more widely. High debt levels in Kenya and unpredictable policymaking in Tanzania are among the key risks for businesses operating in

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Uhuru Kenyatta Swears in for Second Term as Kenyan President

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has today (Tuesday, 28 November 2017) been sworn in for his second and final five-year term in office. The ceremony held at Kasarani Sports Stadium, was attended by over 15 heads of state and thousands of people. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and President Salva

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KENYA: Supreme Court Upholds Uhuru Kenyatta’s Re-election

Supreme Court in Kenya has unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, dismissing challenges human rights activists who argued that last month’s election was illegal because it was boycotted by opposition. The ruling by Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice David Maraga paves way for Uhuru Kenya’s swearing in

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Uhuru Kenyatta Declared ‘Winner’ of Kenya Repeat Election

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has declared that the just-concluded Kenya repeat presidential election was credible, free, fair and credible. Mr Chebukati has subsequently declared Jubilee’s Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto as Kenya’s president-elect and deputy president-elect respectively. Mr Kenyatta garnered 7,483,895 votes, which is

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KENYA: Date Set for Fresh Presidential Election

Kenya’s  Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has set the date for the fresh presidential election following the decision by the Supreme Court of Kenya to annul Uhuru Kenyatta’s reelection. Kenya’s Supreme Court on Friday annulled the results of August 8th presidential election that had given Jubilee Party candidate Kenyatta victory

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Museveni Congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on Re-Election

Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has congratulated Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as Kenyan President. Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday evening declared Ihuru Kenyatta winner of Tuesday’s election with 54.3% of the total votes cast, while his rival Raila Odinga got 44.7%. In his congratulatory message, Museveni noted

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KENYA ELECTIONS: Uhuru Kenyatta in Comfortable Lead Over Raila Odinga

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta last night took an early lead with more than half the votes counted, as challenger Raila Odinga disputed the results being released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. At around 3:00am, President Kenyatta was leading with just over six million votes to Mr Odinga’s 5 million. That

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VIDEO: Latest Opinion Polls Point Tight Race, Runoff between Raila Odinga & Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya could be headed to a runoff if results from two opinion polls are anything to go by. Results from two polls put both incumbent and Jubilee Party candidate, and ex-premier and National Super Alliance (Nasa) candidate Raila Odinga in the lead, although with slight margins. Whereas Ipsos Synovate puts President Uhuru

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SGR Will Not Kill Business – Kenyatta Assures Transport Operators

The start of the operations of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will not kill business for public transport operators in the country, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured. Kenyatta said SGR will instead create more opportunities for matatu and boda boda operators as he directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to

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