Five East African states entered into a common market this week, breaking down barriers to trade and employment throughout the region.
The top prosecutor of the International Criminal Court arrived in Kenya on Saturday to investigate post-election violence that left more than 1,000 people dead more than two years ago.
A Kenyan man has sued activists who called on women to boycott sex to protest the growing divide in the nation's coalition government.
The fight for political reform in Kenya has moved into an unlikely venue -- the nation's bedrooms.
Kenya's finance minister has resigned after being named in a corruption scandal that threatened to damage the nation's fragile new unity government, Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced.
A plane crashed Tuesday in western Kenya, killing all four people on board, including a Cabinet minister and an assistant minister, President Mwai Kibaki said.
Kenya swore in a new Cabinet on Thursday of more than 90 people, which one Kenyan official described as "a big burden on a poverty-stricken country."
Kenyans finally have their cabinet, but at what cost? CNN's David McKenzie examines the final deal.
CNN's David McKenzie examines Mungiki group violence after Mwai Kibaki's cabinet supposedly ended turmoil.
Recovering from bloody ethnic strife, the country's rivals agree to a pricey joint government -- even if power-sharing didn't work the last time
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki tapped opposition leader Raila Odinga as prime minister, sealing the long-awaited power-sharing deal aimed at settling a dispute over the December elections that led to widespread violence.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on a new power-sharing deal between the Kenyan government and opposition leaders.
Political uncertainty threatens new chaos as government and opposition fail to agree on power sharing
Kenyan lawmakers took another step Tuesday toward approving a power-sharing deal to end the country's deadly political crisis, one day after reports the army used heavy firepower to crack down on a group linked to bloody land clashes.
President Mwai Kibaki urged the Kenyan parliament Thursday to pass into law a power-sharing deal reached last week aimed at ending the violence that followed the country's disputed presidential election in December.
The warring factions may have agreed to form a coalition but the tribes of Kenya have learned to fight -- and to make weapons to protect themselves
Kenyan leaders sign a deal to end the country's bloody political crisis. CNN's David McKenzie reports
Kenya's new power-sharing deal is a "critical step toward the legitimate government of the country," U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer said Thursday, pledging the United States would keep the parties "on the right track."
CNN's David McKenzie reports on word of a deal to end the political crisis in Kenya.
A hard-won agreement to form a coalition between bitter rivals is a huge step toward stability. But several hurdles remain
Amid Kenya's turmoil, the candidate's step-grandmother feeds the chickens and celebrates her grandson's quest
Kenya's opposition leader Wednesday called off mass demonstrations that his supporters had threatened to hold the next day.
Kofi Annan has suspended talks between the Kenyan government and opposition leaders. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Former U.N. Secretary-General and chief mediator Kofi Annan on Tuesday suspended talks to end Kenya's violent post-election crisis.
Kenya's opposition party says it will embark on a "mass civil disobedience campaign next week" if its demands aren't met in the intensive negotiations aimed at defusing the political crisis in the tense East African nation.
Feuding Kenyan political parties are close to a deal that could help end recent post-election violence, according to mediators in the settlement talks.
Kenya's opposition party called for renewed mass protests unless the Parliament meets within a week and changes the constitution to make way for a political settlement.
Kofi Annan, mediating talks between bitter Kenyan political rivals, said Friday that major progress is being made in forging a political deal that will end the crisis in the East African country.
Political rivals trying to lead Kenya out of weeks of violence that left more than 1,000 people dead signed an agreement Thursday, a U.N. spokesman said
Thousands flee to a refugee camp outside Nairobi, Kenya, to escape continuing violence in the city.
Leaders on both sides of a contested election move toward a new deal, but the impact of weeks of bloodshed may be more difficult to resolve
Kenya's government Tuesday announced it will find and prosecute anyone who sent "hate text messages" that helped incite ethnic tensions after the contested election in December.
Two days after reaching a plan with the Kenyan government to end violence that has wracked the country for more than a month, the opposition party asked both the United Nations and the African Union to send in peacekeepers.
The Kenyan government and its main opposition group have reached a four-point plan to end violence that has wracked the country for more than a month, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced at a news conference Friday.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports from Kenya, where a deal has been reached through talks mediated by Kofi Annan.
Some of the world's most prominent diplomats are in Kenya trying to prevent an all-out ethnic war from plunging east Africa's most important economy into chaos
Talks to mediate an end to Kenya's political crisis were to resume Friday morning after being suspended in the wake of a second opposition lawmaker's killing a day earlier, according to a U.N. spokesman.
An American diplomat has described the violence in Kenya's Rift Valley as "clear ethnic cleansing" aimed at chasing out members of the Kikuyu tribe who are loyal to President Mwai Kibaki.
As Kofi Annan tries to mediate a settlement, a political assassination and tribal violence exacerbate the crisis
Hundreds of people from rival tribes confronted each other in Naivasha, Kenya, until police fired shots into the air.
The violence plaguing western Kenya's Rift Valley spread to the country's Western Province Monday, according to an official with the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Ethnic fighting once again engulfed Kenya's western Rift Valley on Sunday as witnesses and Red Cross officials reported brutal attacks by members of President Mwai Kibaki's Kikuyu tribe on other ethnic groups.
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga met Thursday for the first time since last month's bitterly disputed election, under the auspices of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Kenya's president and its main opposition leader met Thursday for the first time since the disputed Dec. 27 presidential vote sparked nationwide violence that left hundreds dead
Tear gas was fired Wednesday on people taking part in a prayer march sparking more post-election violence in the Kenyan capital.
Kenyan Foreign Minister Moses Wetang'ula said hopes were high that former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan can start a dialogue to help resolve Kenya's political crisis.
Diplomatic efforts to solve the violent fallout from Kenya's disputed elections continued over the weekend with a visit from the European Union's development commissioner Louis Michel, who met with President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Opposition protesters clash with security forces for the third consecutive day in Kenya. CNN's Martin Seemungal reports.
Marcus Prior of World Food Programme gives an analysis of humanitarian situation across Kenya.
Running battles erupted across Kenya on Wednesday after the country's opposition leader called for three days of nationwide protests against the outcome of last month's presidential elections.
CNN's Zain Verjee reports she was among a group of journalists fired on by Kenyan police.
A lot of talk, but little action from international institutions in stopping Kenyan violence. CNN's Robin Oakley reports.
Kenya's opposition party struck a significant blow against the government as its candidates were elected as the house speaker of parliament and deputy speaker in the third round of voting Tuesday.
Kenya's opposition leader refuses to back down. CNN's Zain Verjee speaks with him at his Nairobi home.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga said Sunday his Orange Democratic Movement members plan to sit on the government side of parliament when it reconvenes Tuesday.
Kenya's opposition party has called for mass protests and rallies next week, a spokesman told CNN on Friday, raising the prospect of further bloodshed in what has long been one of East Africa's most stable and economically-developed nations.
Reports of people being burned and hacked are widespread in Kenya, as ITN's Martin Geissler reports.
A U.S. envoy trying to quell Kenya's post-election tensions has persuaded the president and the opposition leader to sit down and address vote-counting irregularities and the ensuing violence in which nearly 500 people have been killed.
CNN's Zain Verjee, a native Kenyan, looks at the effect the violence there is having on the country's citizens.
Kenya's president and his chief rival made key concessions Monday to end their election dispute, calling off protests and agreeing to talks under U.S. pressure
After doubts over the accuracy of presidential election results in Kenya sparked riots and disrupted transportation, analysts say the country's economy can recover - provided there is a swift political resolution to the crisis.
Lying in a hospital bed in this rural hub of Kenya's Rift Valley, a man describes surviving two machete wounds to his head and multiple slashes to his hands. He says he was attacked by people who now live by the rules of tribalism.
CNN's Paula Newton reports on the horror and despair of those at a refugee camp in rural Kenya.
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki appeared to offer a way out of a stalemate with the opposition over disputed elections, announcing Saturday he was ready to form a government of national unity, a government spokesman said.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu rounded on Kenya's ruling elite Friday, saying its people are sick of the corruption that has plagued the nation.
Nobel peace prize laureate Desmond Tutu criticizes Kenya's elite as he tries to mediate an end to violent protests.
A massive rally in protest of President Mwai Kibaki's re-election was planned for Friday, one day after the nation's attorney general called for a recount and an independent investigation into the country's disputed election.
The violence in the once-model east African nation is exacerbated by the personal enmity between the President and his main rival
John Barkan of the Center for Strategic and Intl. Studies offers a look at the political and ethnic tensions in Kenya.
Post-election violence in Kenya brought international pleas for calm Wednesday amid mounting concerns over the legitimacy of President Mwai Kibaki's narrow victory in last week's vote.
The opposition is protesting to demand that the President admit electoral defeat, sparking fears of more violence
Kenya has enjoyed a reputation as one of East Africa's most stable nations since achieving independence from the UK in 1963.
A nightmarish church burning becomes an echo of the horrors of Rwanda. Will Kenya recover from its controversial election?
One of the most stable nations in East Africa descended further into chaos Monday after a disputed election triggered violence that has killed at least 124 people.
The nation is in crisis after a flawed election leads to riots in the streets and the threat of confrontation between rival groups
Kenyans go to the polls in an election that might throw out the incumbent president, CNN's David McKenzie reports.
The result of Kenya's election looked set for a dramatic climax as the country's electoral commission said Saturday that incumbent president Mwai Kibaki was closing the gap on opposition leader Raila Odinga.
Kenyan election officials were counting votes Friday as results continued to trickle in from the provinces in the country's tight presidential and legislative race.
Kenyans were voting Thursday in tight presidential and legislative elections which could see an incumbent leader voted out of office for the first time since the country's independence.
Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki came to power lauded as a model for how reformists can defeat Africa's corrupt dictators.
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