UHURU KENYATTA

  • Kenyan president appears before ICC for crimes against humanity October 8, 2014

    The Hague: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday became the first serving head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity committed during the 2007-2008 post-election riots in Kenya. A crowd of supporters and sympathisers received the Kenyan...
  • Kenyan mall siege over: President September 24, 2013

    Four days after terrorists siege to an upscale mall in the Kenyan capital city the bloodbath ended on Tuesday leaving 72 people dead, as President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the multiagency team had defeated the attackers and "that part has been completed". In a televised national address, Kenyatta said five terrorists were...
  • Kenya mall siege over, attackers defeated, says President Uhuru Kenyatta September 24, 2013

    Nairobi:President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Tuesday that Kenya had defeated the militants who had attacked a Nairobi shopping mall and held out there for four days. The raid killed at least 67 civilians and security personnel, with more bodies still to be recovered. Five militants were killed and 11 were now...
  • Kenya mall attack: 59 killed, 30 people still in hostage September 22, 2013

    Nairobi: A day after the Nairobi attack took place, 30 people are still in hostage inside the Nairobi shopping mall where gunmen had killed at least 59 people on Saturday and injured 200 others. The casualties of the mall attack poured into hospitals hour on hour. The Kenyan Police are...
  • Kenya mall attack: Death toll rises to over 55 September 22, 2013

    The toll in the terror attack at an upscale shopping mall in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Saturday has risen to 59, Kenya's Cabinet Secretary Joseph Ole Lenku said on Sunday. President Uhuru Kenyatta said the killed included some of his family members. Lenku, who is in charge of the country's internal...
  • Manmohan Singh condemns Nairobi terror attack September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condemned the terror attack in Kenya's capital Nairobi and called for a global effort to control violence. In a condolence letter to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, Manmohan Singh said, "A concerted global effort is required to control such mindless violence." The prime minister directed the...
  • Two Indians among 43 killed in Kenya mall attack September 22, 2013

    Nairobi: Two Indians were amongst 43 killed in an attack on an upmarket shopping mall in Kenya's national capital on Saturday, raising concern and drawing global condemnation. The two Indians have been identified as 40-year-old IT professional Sridhar Natarajan and an eight-year-old child Paramshu Jain. Around 150 people have been injured...
  • 39 killed in Kenya mall attack claimed by militants September 22, 2013

    As many as 39 people were killed in an attack on an upmarket shopping mall in Kenya's national capital on Saturday, raising concern and drawing global condemnation. A security operation to rescue people from the popular mall, frequented by wealthy Kenyans and foreigners, was still underway till last report, Xinhua reported. Kenyan...
  • Kenyatta wins Kenya election, Odinga to contest result March 10, 2013

    Nairobi: Raila Odinga, beaten by Uhuru Kenyatta in Kenya's presidential election, said on Saturday that his party would contest the results in court, alleging "massive tampering" of the March 4 vote. But the outgoing prime minister also called for all Kenyans to respect the rule of law and to look upon...
  • Kenyan election heads to nail-biting finish March 8, 2013

    Nairobi: Kenya's presidential race tightened on Friday as Uhuru Kenyatta's lead slipped to a level that could mean there is no outright winner and open the way for a tense, second round run-off against his main rival Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Kenyatta, 51, the deputy prime minister, who is due...
  • Uhuru Kenyatta takes early lead as Kenya counts votes March 5, 2013

    Nairobi: Uhuru Kenyatta had an early edge as Kenya continued the count on Tuesday in a presidential election that brought out millions of voters despite pockets of violence that killed at least 15 people. Kenyans, who waited patiently in long lines, hope the vote will restore the nation's image as...