Kenyan Candidates Prepare for 2012 Elections

William Ruto and Raila Odinga declare their candidacies for president in the 2012 elections, while doubts surround current President Kibaki's intentions.

Buildings at State House, the Kenyan presidential residence.

  • Kenya:  Kibaki Denies Seeking Third Term

    The Nation, 21 April 2011

    President Kibaki has no intention of running for another term, the government said Thursday. read more »

  • Kenya:  I'm in State House Race, Odinga Declares

    The Nation, 21 April 2011

    Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has announced his intention to vie for the presidency in next year's general election. read more »

  • Kenya:  Kibaki Team Considers Third Term

    The Star, 21 April 2011

    A cabal of powerful people associated with PNU are secretly discussing the possibility of President Kibaki running again in 2012 should it become impossible for Deputy Prime ... read more »

  • Kenya:  U.S. Envoy Urges Kenyans to Reject Divisive Leaders

    The Nation, 20 April 2011

    US ambassador Michael Ranneberger has urged Kenyans to reject leaders who propagate hate speech and activities that could bring tension in the country. read more »

  • Kenya:  Ruto to Contest Presidency With UDM

    The Star, 19 April 2011

    ELDORET North MP William Ruto has formally announced that he will vie for the presidency on a United Democratic Movement party. read more »