Kenya police fire tear gas at opposition supporters
09 August 2017 | 2:00 pm
Kenyan police fired tear gas at supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday amid high tension following Tuesday's closely contested election.
16 Sep 2017
Police in Kenya fired tear gas and bullets towards a group of men who beat women attending an election meeting.
21 Sep 2017
Demonstrators were met with tear gas in Nairobi ahead of the Supreme Court releasing a detailed ruling on the annulment of August's election.
26 Oct 2017
Kenyan police fire tear gas at opposition supporters in Kisumu.
29 Oct 2017
Kenyan police descend on the Nairobi slum of Kawangware where opposition supporters went on the rampage after shops and businesses were torched and homes looted.
8 Feb 2018
In the slums of Nairobi, dead bodies of young, poor men are turning up on the streets almost every day. Suspected of being criminals, they are executed by the police - without charges, without trial.
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Police fired tear gas canisters at DW's East Africa correspondent Mariel Müller while she was covering a protest in Nairobi. Amnesty International and the Foreign Press Association of Africa have condemned the attack.
7 Dec 2021
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
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Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta is backing his long-time rival Raila Odinga in the upcoming election. And opposition parties in South Africa protest the budget and World Bank loans. Finally, we head to Kinshasa, where Congolese rumba, which emerged in the 1940's, is still being celebrated today.
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Kenya's opposition leader and presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, cast his vote in Kenya’s presidential elections on Tuesday.
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Former Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is cheered on by his supporters as he hoists boxes of material for his Supreme Court challenge of last week's presidential election result. Also, during the final day of campaigning in Angola, the opposition electoral coalition's calls for change are met with excitement but the ruling MPLA is still going strong. Finally, the community at the heart of mango production in north-eastern Egypt holds a festival in honour of the fruit on which their livelihoods depend.
Thousands of protesters in Kenya defied a police ban on the demonstrations called by opposition leader Raila Odinga.
The decision comes after a three-day intensive push by religious leaders, civil society and the international community. It paves the way for a bipartisan approach to address issues raised by the opposition leader.
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