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U.N. urges Kenya’s leaders to promote peace, avoid violence

Despite Odinga's claims of irregularities, Kenya has been hailed for holding peaceful elections. The United Nations has urged Odinga and Kenyatta to avoid stoking...

Congratulatory messages start pouring in for newly elected Kenyan President

African Presidents and world leaders have started sending congratulatory messages to Uhuru Kenyatta for being re-elected the President of Kenya. Current President Uhuru Kenyatta and...

Orphaned and broke, 23 year old student becomes Kenya’s youngest MP

A 23-year-old student has been elected as a Member of Parliament in Kenya’s Igembe South constituency following Tuesday’s election beating political bigwigs who were...

#KenyaDecides: Prisoners allowed to participate in presidential vote

At least 167 inmates from four prisons across Kenya have had an opportunity to participate in the country’s general election, the first time this...

#KenyaDecides: Kenyans in diaspora participate in vote

Kenyans have gone to the ballot today in the country’s general elections that is seen to be a close contest between incumbent President Uhuru...

Kenya Election Exodus: People leave the capital to cast votes in...

Kenyans are leaving the capital Nairobi in droves for their rural areas, which they consider safer ahead of next week's elections. Transport companies report...

#KenyansForPeace: Initiatives call for peace ahead of the polls

On Tuesday 8th August, Kenya will be heading into its General Elections to choose people who will lead in various capacities for the next...

#KenyaDecides: Former Ghanaian president calls for peace during Kenya’s upcoming election

In Kenya, former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama has added his voice to calls for peace during the upcoming Kenyan elections. This comes after the...

Kenya Election Expenses: Public & private spending at an all time...

Kenya heads to the polls in just over a week, and it's a hotly contested and very expensive election. Public and private spending are at...

#KenyaDecides: President Uhuru vows to hand over power if defeated

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to hand over power peacefully should he be defeated in the upcoming elections. Kenya is due to hold its...

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Former Zimbabwe minister handed four-year jail sentence for corruption

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A former minister who served under Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe has been sentenced to four years in jail after he was found guilty of...

DR Congo President Kabila says December elections to go on as planned

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Thursday said that a presidential election planned for December would go on as planned, but declined...

UAE Crown Prince bestows highest civil award on President Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping was on Friday bestowed with the Order of Zayed by the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander...

Twitter adds former Nigerian Finance Minister to its board

16 hours ago
A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala, who served in...

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...
CGTN Africa