High Stakes for Kenya's 2013 Polls - Report

The 2013 general elections will be a high-stakes competition for power at both national and local levels, raising concerns about the possibility of post-election violence, according to new report by the International Crisis Group.

A barbershop burns in Nairobi's Mathare slum in post-election violence, December 31, 2007.

  • Kenya:  Potential for Local Election Violence High, Says Report

    International Crisis Group, 17 January 2013

    Executive summary and recommendations of a report by the ICG: read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenyan Inspector General Outlines Election Violence Prevention Plans

    Sabahi, 2 January 2013

    The Kenyan Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo announced on Monday (December 31st) that he and the police force have developed an elaborate security strategy to ensure the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Kenyan Police, Poll Monitors Deployed Ahead of Party Nominations

    Sabahi, 15 January 2013

    Kenya will deploy 66,000 Administration Police, General Service Unit and regular officers to 33,000 polling centres to supervise party nominations on Thursday (January 17th), ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Women's Fears Grow Over Poll Chaos

    The Star, 14 January 2013

    Women aspirants in Migori county have said lack of money, security and violence are some of the challenges they are facing in the campaigns. read more »