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Odinga plans parallel rally as Kenyatta is set to be sworn...

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has declined an invitation to attend the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya, and has instead...

Over 20 Heads of State in Nairobi for President Kenyatta’s inauguration

More than 20 Heads of State are expected in Nairobi to witness the inauguration of Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s president for a second term. The...

Kenya: Odinga proposes ‘People’s Assembly’

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday said he would convene a “People’s Assembly” to try and improve governance in the country following...

Uhuru Kenyatta wins Kenya’s repeat presidential poll

Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of Kenya’s October 26 repeat presidential election. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced him the winner...

Kenyan opposition protester dies from gunshot wound in Kisumu-medic

One man was shot dead and three others injured during protests in the western city of Kisumu, as opposition supporters try to stop Thursday’s...

How did fake news impact Kenya’s election?

After the August 8 election results a number of protests broke out in Kenya. Many fake images and stories were spread aimed to misinform...

Kenya holds re-run presidential election amid opposition boycott

Polls have opened Thursday in Kenya’s re-run presidential election despite attempts on Wednesday by the opposition to delay the vote. Election has been delayed in...

President Kenyatta calls for peaceful poll, urges people to turn out

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday urged his supporters to turn up for Thursday’s repeat presidential election, saying the country will emerge from the...

Odinga reiterates Kenya election boycott, asks supporters to hold prayers

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has reiterated that he will not participate in Thursday’s repeat presidential election, urging his supporters to hold prayers...

Supreme Court judges no-show means Kenyan elections to go on

The Kenyan Supreme Court on Wednesday said it could not hear a case seeking to delay the country’s presidential election, because it lacked the...

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One dead as two car bombs explode in Somali capital

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One person died and another was injured in two car bombs that exploded in the heart of the Somali capital on Saturday and the...

Eritrea – Ethiopia hailed by Nobel laureate on 2018 World Peace day

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Leymah Gbowee, a Nobel Peace laureate said on Friday that the 2018 edition of World Peace Day had to be dedicated to Ethiopia and...

Cholera outbreak persists in Nigeria Yobe state

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A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria's Yobe State has claimed at least 61 lives, according to a governmnet official The local Commissioner for Health, Dr...

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

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Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
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