What you need to know:
- Yoweri Museveni (President - Uganda)
- Jakaya Kikwete (President - Tanzania)
- Salva Kiir (President - South Sudan)
- Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (President - Somalia)
- Jacob Zuma (President - South Africa)
- Ali Bongo (President - Gabon)
- Jonathan Goodluck (President - Nigeria)
- Joseph Kabila (President - DRC)
- Paul Kagame (President - Rwanda)
- Ismail Guelleh (President - Djibouti)
- Robert Mugabe (President - Zimbabwe)
- Haile Mariam Desalegn (Prime Minister - Ethiopia)
- Daniel arap Moi (Former President - Kenya)
- Kenneth Kaunda (Former President - Zambia)
15:38 President Kenyatta concludes his speech.
15:35 Uhuru: Politics should not divide us, let us all work for the greater good of Kenyans.
15:33 Uhuru: Let us move together in the spirit of our national anthem and Constitution.
15:32 Uhuru: It's time to ask not who we voted for but what future were are devoted to.
15:31 Uhuru: The time has come to unify as a whole regardless of tribal, political or religious affiliations.
15:30 Uhuru: We are ready for partnership, we are open for business and we invite you to invest in our country.
15:29 Uhuru: Africa should deal with other nations as equals, our economies and people are interconnected.
15:28 Uhuru: Kenya will be a partner and ally of the African Union.
15:27 Uhuru: My goal is to see the continues growth of our community (EAC) towards integration.
15:26 Uhuru: My administration is dedicated to regional trade and integration.
15:25 Uhuru: We want a stable Somalia. Our future and peace lies with our neighbours.
15:24 Uhuru: I will work with the international community.
15:23 Uhuru: My government will continue to work with the men and women in uniform.
15:22 Uhuru: We remain indebted to our soldiers.
15:21 Uhuru: My government will strike a destructive blow to all who threaten Kenya's tourism.
15:20 Uhuru: We will not tolerate those who continue to threaten the security and peace of our citizens
15:19 Uhuru: My government will deal with pending land issues.
15:18 Uhuru: Our doors will always be open, we shall not neglect needs of the people, no community will be side-lined.
15:17 Uhuru: I will address parliament on April 16 to outline my agenda.
15:16 Uhuru: My government will support the local industry by buying Kenyan products first.
15:15 Uhuru: My administration will work towards diversifying our national base.
15:14 Uhuru: The Procurement process will be faster and more transparent.
15:13 Uhuru: For too long our nation has exported jobs that should belong to our citizens.
15:12 Uhuru: Within 100 days, we'll ensure there is free maternal healthcare
15:11 Uhuru: We made a promise to our children and we will keep it. Standard One pupils will receive laptops.
15:10 Uhuru: The Sh6bn set aside for the run-off will be used for youth and women funds.
15:09 Uhuru: Real peace and prosperity is when women and young people are seen and heard at decision making table.
15:08 Uhuru: Lasting peace will be established and maintained through multilevel development.
15:07 Uhuru: I will lead all Kenyans, those who voted for me and those who supported my competitors.
15:06 Uhuru: Where systems failed, Kenyans did not. They carried themselves our honourably.
15:05 Uhuru: We will recognise that at the end of the day, it is the kindred spirit of the Kenyan people that was a true headliner in this story.
15:04 Uhuru: History will list and honour individuals and institution that played a part in the poll.
15:03 Uhuru: The youth in our country were meaningfully included in the electoral process.
15:02 Uhuru: I acknowledge all presidential candidates in the March 4 polls because they gave Kenyans a real choice to pick a leader.
15:01 Uhuru: I salute all architects of liberation in Africa.
15:00 Uhuru: I thank retired President Moi for his service to this nation.
14:59 Uhuru: I acknowledge and thank Mwai Kibaki for his service to this nation.
14:58 Uhuru: I thank all Heads of State and their representatives who are here for their support.
14:57 President Uhuru Kenyatta deliver his inaugural speech.
14:53 Ruto: I thank my wife, kids, and the residents of Eldoret North for standing by me.
14:51 Ruto: We will serve all Kenyans equally because that is what Kenyans want.
14:50 Ruto: In both 2002 and 2007 polls people voted for individuals who were not from their communities.
14:49 Ruto: There are people who are worried about the division in this country.
14:47 Ruto: We are confident that in using our strong agricultural base, we shall expand food production and lower the cost of living.
14:46 Ruto: If we improve our agricultural systems, we can ensure that we have enough food.
14:45 Ruto: We pledge to grow the Kenyan economy by double digits. There's no reason we can't achieve this in five years.
14:44 Ruto: Political leadership in Kenya will no longer be about personalities but about policies.
14:43 Ruto: Never again will the people of this country shed innocent blood, destroy property over political competition.
14:43 Ruto: We not only succeeded in this, but also won the election in the first round.
14:42 Ruto: As we embarked on that journey, God enabled us to not only succeed but also gave us dividends and a bonus.
14:41 Ruto: When Kenyatta and I decided to work together three years ago, it was not about winning an election but about unifying communities.
14:40 Deputy President William Ruto now makes his address to the nation, thanks Kibaki for his contribution to the nation.
14:39 Kibaki: Wishes Uhuru, Ruto and incoming leadership well.
14:38 Kibaki: Our region holds much promise for our people. Let us embrace regional integration.
14:37 Kibaki: Devolution should ensure greater synergy for the people at the grassroots.
14:36 Kibaki: I thank the voters in Othaya who gave me the opportunity to serve them as their MP.
14:36 Kibaki: As make my exit, I have no doubt that the country is in good hands. Kenya has a dynamic duo.
14:35 Kibaki: I wish to thank my wife Mama Lucy Kibaki and my entire family for their unwavering support over the years.
14:34 Kibaki: I thank all taxpayers who have ensured that the government has adequate resources to fund the development agenda.
14:32 Kibaki: We have made major strides in building infrastructure
14:31: Kibaki: I bid you farewell after a long and fruitful 50 years of public service.
14:30 Kibaki: We have achieved many things in the last 10 years.
14:29 Kibaki: We celebrate our democratic gains under the 2010 Constitution.
14:28 Kibaki: I am happy to pass the torch of leadership to the new generation of leaders.
14:27 Kibaki: I salute those who voted and sent a clear message that our democracy has come of age.
14:25 Kibaki: I thank all the Head of States and governments, and our International friends who have graced this occasion.
14:23 Retired President Kibaki takes the stage, addresses the crowds at Kasarani.
14:21 Museveni: I thank Kibaki who has served Kenyans for the last 50 years, may his retirement be enjoyable.
14:20 Museveni: I would never invite the international community to solve Uganda's internal problems.
14:18 Museveni: Uganda has also gone though similar conflicts, but we did not go to ICC.
14:17 Museveni: What happened in 2007 was regrettable, but the ICC process is not the solution.
14:16 Museveni: The ICC is being used to choose leaders for Africa
14:15 Museveni: I supported ICC, but it has now been abused.
14:14 Museveni: I salute Kenyans for rejecting the blackmail by ICC.
14:13 Museveni: We need to boost trade be completing the integration of the East Africa Community
14:12 Museveni: East Africa is rich in natural resources; we need to exploit these to boost other sectors
14:11 Museveni: Time has come for our region to coordinate policies that will lead to the transformation of our communities.
14:10 Museveni: Uhuru is coming into office at a time of great opportunity in the East African region.
14:08 Museveni: The Kenyan Electoral process is a cource of pride for all Africans, I congratulate you all.
14:06 Museveni: I commend Raila and Kalonzo for the manner in which they addressed their grievances.
14:06 Museveni congratulates Raila, Kalonzo and other presidential candidates. He says they provided a choice for Kenyans
14: 04 Museveni: I would also like to congratulate Raila, Kalonzo and others for accepting their defeat.
14:03 Museveni: The people of Uganda congratulate you all for upholding peace.
14: 01 Museveni: I congratulate President Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President Ruto and the Jubilee Coalition for your victory.
14:00 Ruto invites Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to make his address on behalf of visiting Heads of States.
13:59 Deputy President William Ruto addressing the crowd at Kasarani.
13:54 The Moipei Quartet performing Roger Whittaker's 'My land is Kenya'.
13:50 Jemimah Thion'go sings 'Mwenye Baraka' together with Kenyatta University Choir.
13:48 President Uhuru Kenyatta's blue standard (including TNA dove) hoisted at State House, Nairobi.
13:45 Commander-in-Chief Uhuru Kenyatta grants permission for the Guard of Honour to exit the Stadium.
13:36 Bishop Oginde quotes scriptures and prays for Uhuru and Ruto to be instruments of peace as they kneel with their spouses at the dais.
13:36 Bishop David Oginde leads prayers
13:34 Retired President Kibaki's presidential standard presented to him by Gen Karangi as the crowd cheers.
13:32 Firing of 21 gun salute by Kenya Navy in honour of President Uhuru Kenyatta underway.
13:29 President Uhuru Kenyatta's flag is hoisted as Kibaki's flag is lowered while the National Anthem is being played.
13:26 Kibaki presents to President Uhuru Kenyatta the ceremonial sword to signify that he is now Commander-in-Chief.
13:24 Retiring President Mwai Kibaki handing over of the instruments of power and authority to President Kenyatta
13:22 CJ Mutunga presents the certificate of inauguration to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
13:20 President Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto together with their spouses proceed to the VIP dais.
13:17 Chief Justice Willy Mutunga witnesses that oaths of office and hands over the copies to Mr Ruto.
13:16 Deputy President William Ruto signs the oaths with his wife Rachael by his side.
13:13 William Ruto takes the oath of due execution of functions of Office of Deputy President
13:11 William Ruto takes oath of office as Deputy President with his wife Rachel by his side.
13:09 Chief Justice Willy Mutunga hands over copies of the signed oaths to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
13:06 President Uhuru Kenyatta signs oaths of allegiance and due execution of office.
13:03 Uhuru Kenyatta takes oath of execution of Office of President.
13:02 Uhuru Kenyatta takes office as Kenya's fourth President.
13:01 Shollei administers the Oath of Allegiance of the Office of President on Uhuru Kenyatta.
13:00 Uhuru Kenyatta steps onto the dais to take his oath as Kenya's President.
12:57 Chief Justice Willy Mutunga confirms that Kenya's President-elect is Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy being William Ruto.
12:54 Chief Registrar of Judiciary Gladys Shollei takes her position ready to administer oath of office to Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto.
12:49 Cardinal Njue prays for retiring President Kibaki. Asks God to bless him for his service.
12:47 Cardinal Njue prays for the nation, wishes a peaceful Kenya
12:45 Head of the Anglican Church of Kenya (ACK), Archbishop Eliud Wabukala prays for the nation, asks God to bless the leaders of Kenya.
12:43 Sheik asks Allah to give Kibaki health and long life as he retires.
12:40 Supkem Sheik offers prayers asking God to bless Kenya and the new government.
12:35 Kibaki exchanges pleasantries with other dignitaries at the VIP dias and takes his seat.
12:32 Kibaki finishes inspecting his last Guard of Honour and heads to the VIP dias.
12:20 Kibaki inspects his last Guard of Honour and is escorted by Chief of Defence Forces Gen Julius Karangi
12:18 National Anthem now playing
12:17 President Kibaki disembarks from the military Land Rover after making his final lap of honour as Head of State
12:14 President Kibaki waves at the crowd as his vehicle drives around the stadium for his final lap of honour as Head of State.
12:12 President Kibaki's convoy arrives at Kasarani, boards ceremonial military Land Rover for his last State function.
12:05 President Mwai Kibaki motorcade to arrive shortly at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani