The loser in recent presidential elections in Kenya Raila Odinga has vowed he would not remain silent in the face of what he describes as rigged vote results and says supporters should skip work until he makes a major announcement on more anti-government actions.
In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police on Saturday fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials trying to enter a Nairobi slum where they have strong support.
Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the reelection of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.
Kenya’s athletes were set to fly out to London’s World Championships on Tuesday, their hopes for domination battered by the last-minute withdrawal of 800m Olympic champion David Rudisha with a quad injury.
An outbreak of cholera in Kenya poses a high risk to the region and a moderate threat globally, the World Health Organization said on Friday, adding that Yemen's cholera outbreak also is far from being controlled.