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01-01 Mob burns Kenyans cowering in church Eldoret, Kenya
2. 01-01 Ethnic violence fears grow Kenya
D. 01-02 New doubts over flawed vote Kenya
E. 01-02 Party to defy protest ban Nairobi, Kenya
F. 01-02 Water cannon used on march Nairobi, Kenya
G. 01-03 Attorney General calls for vote probe Kenya
H. 01-03 Civil unrest damaging Kenya's economy Kenya
I. 01-03 Kibaki 'open to opposition talks' Kenya

Summary.     Click for More > Rivals hold 'ice-breaker' talks Tribal hatred fuels more violence Gangs face off in tribal violence   Hundreds of people from rival tribes confronted each other on a main road in Naivasha as tensions remained high in the Rift Valley town Poll negotiations suspended Rivals sign power-sharing deal  President Kibaki and opposition leader Odinga agreed to form a coalition government after weeks of wrangling President pushes peace deal Kenyan leaders in conflict over Cabinet Odinga named PM in bid to end vote crisis   President Kibaki named rival Raila Odinga as prime minister, implementing a power-sharing deal after protracted negotiations Report: Gang members killed in protests Unity government sworn in Safaricom soars on debut Kenya urges AU to suspend Mugabe Summit demands action on DR Congo Pirates capture Saudi oil tanker Kenya PM calls for Mugabe removal
Mob burns Kenyans cowering in church Map of Eldoret Kenya  A mob set fire to a church where Kenyans were seeking refuge from post-election violence, searing many and leaving others as heaps of ash Water cannon used on march Civil unrest damaging Kenya's economy 180,000 people displaced President Kibaki invites foe to talks Opposition wins two posts Police shoot protesters Kenya 'turned into killing field'
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January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1
 
  A mob set fire to a church where Kenyans were seeking refuge from post-election violence, searing many and leaving others as heaps of ash
 The mob set fire to the church in Eldoret where many people from President Kibaki's Kikuyu tribe were sheltering. An estimated 250 people have died following the controversial re-election
Ethnic violence fears grow Jan.2  New doubts over flawed vote Party to defy protest ban   Water cannon used on march   The police have fired water cannons against several hundred anti-government protesters trying to attend a banned rally Jan.3 Attorney General calls for vote probe   Civil unrest damaging Kenya's economy  The orgy of violence that has greeted disputed election result has led to hundreds of deaths and forced tens of thousands to flee their home...  Kibaki 'open to opposition talks' Opposition plans new rally Jan.4 New elections called   180,000 people displaced   After disputed election some have been housed in makeshift camps while others have sought refuge in police stations or churches Peacemaker Tutu slams Kenya elite  US envoy seeks Kenya crisis talks Jan.5 Kibaki hints at power-sharing deal  UN food aid targets Kenya crisis Jan.6  Odinga rejects power-sharing offer Jan.7 Opposition cancel rally as death toll climbs     President Kibaki invites foe to talks  Mwai Kibaki has invited opposition leader Raila Odinga for face-to-face talks over disputed elections Kenya diplomatic moves intensify Jan.8  President Kibaki names new ministers  Opposition: Death toll 1,000 Jan.10  Crisis talks end in failure Jan.11 Kenya faces 3 days of rallies  UN warns Kenya aid need may grow Jan.13  Opposition refuses to budge Jan.14  MPs poised for stand-off Jan.15 Rivals clash over speaker   Opposition wins two posts  Opposition party candidates were elected as the house speaker of parliament and deputy speaker in the third round of voting  Kenya braced for wave of protests Jan.16   Police shoot protesters  Government troops fired at people who answered the opposition's call for nationwide protests of the outcome of presidential election  Odinga denies 'ethnic cleansing' Protest enters second day Jan.17 '7 dead' in Kenyan protests   Kenya 'turned into killing field'
  Opposition leader Odinga has accused the government and the police of turning the country into 'killing fields of the innocent'
Jan.18 Protesters to mount boycott
 Rival tribes clash with machetes Jan.20 Renewed ethnic clashes Jan.23  Opposition calls off rally Jan.24   Rivals hold 'ice-breaker' talks  President Kibaki and opposition leader Odinga met for the first time since disputed election, under the auspices of former Kofi Annan Jan.26 Annan hits out at Kenya 'abuses' Jan.27   Tribal hatred fuels more violence   At least 9 people have been killed in western Kenya. Witnesses reported brutal attacks by members of Kibaki's Kikuyu tribe on other ethnic groups Jan.28   Gangs face off in tribal violence Map of Naivasha Kenya
  Hundreds of people from rival tribes confronted each other on a main road in Naivasha as tensions remained high in the Rift Valley town
Gunmen kill opposition MP Jan.29 Annan calls for end to violent spiral Jan.30 Police deny shoot-to-kill order  AU chief urges Kenya resolution Jan.31 Talks on hold as lawmaker killed

February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Rivals agree to peace deal Feb.8 Deal will create joint government
Feb.11  Talks head to secret site Feb.14  Peace talks move forward Feb.15 Kenyans to review disputed poll Feb.16  Bush urges Kenya power-sharing Feb.20 Kenya 'at risk of fresh violence' Feb.22  Opposition threatens mass protests Feb.25 Annan threatens to leave talks Feb.26     Poll negotiations suspended  Annan: Talks to end post-election violence have been suspended Feb.28   Rivals sign power-sharing deal
  President Kibaki and opposition leader Odinga agreed to form a coalition government after weeks of wrangling.    They were shown on TV sitting together. Former U.N. Secretary-Gene...


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.5  Power-sharing era to begin Mar.6   President pushes peace deal
  Mwai Kibaki urged the parliament to pass into law a power-sharing deal reached last week aimed at ending the violence Mar.13  Kenyans ill in 'toxic waste' leak Mar.18 Lawmakers passes power-sharing deal
Mar.28   Kenyan leaders in conflict over Cabinet  Kenya's two top leaders are still trying to work out how they will share power, more than a month after they agreed to govern together

April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.12  Deal to end crisis agreed Apr.13   Odinga named PM in bid to end vote crisis
  President Kibaki named rival Raila Odinga as prime minister, implementing a power-sharing deal after protracted negotiations.    The two leaders had agreed to share power after weeks of deadly violence following the disputed presidential election. Kibaki said in a live TV speech a...
 Record as Lel wins a 3rd London Marathon Apr.14   Report: Gang members killed in protests   At least 11 members of a gang were killed in a confrontation with police following protests in Nairobi and other parts of the country Apr.17     Unity government sworn in
  Kenya swore in a new Cabinet, split 50-50 between former bitter enemies from opposing parties

June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.9   Safaricom soars on debut  Shares in mobile phone firm soared as much as 60% on their first day of trading after Kenya's biggest ever stock market flotation Jun.11  Alarm raised for Amboseli lions Jun.13  Deadly hunt for 'witches' haunts villagers Jun.30     Kenya urges AU to suspend Mugabe  PM Raila Odinga has urged the African Union to suspend Mugabe from the bloc until he allows free and fair elections in Zimbabwe

August 2008 ... more > Top ^
Aug.4  U.S. embassy bomb suspect flees raid Aug.23 Kenyan wins Olympic men's marathon

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.7   Summit demands action on DR Congo   African leaders in Nairobi have called for an immediate ceasefire in the Democratic Republic of Congo and for UN peacekeepers to get greater... Nov.17     Pirates capture Saudi oil tanker
  Pirates have seized a giant tanker in the Indian Ocean off the Kenyan coast and are steering it towards Somalia Nov.30  Arms ships owners strike deal with pirates

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.4     Kenya PM calls for Mugabe removal  Raila Odinga: Power-sharing in Zimbabwe is dead and it is time for African governments to oust Robert Mugabe