Thursday 21 September 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-09-21

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AFP - 9/22/17

Kenya's new election has been delayed to October 26, the polls commission said Thursday, as it seeks more time to fix issues that led to the initial vote being...

AFP - 9/22/17

Kenya's electoral commission on Thursday postponed a re-run of the presidential vote to October 26, giving itself nine extra days to fix problems that had caused the...

AFP - 9/21/17

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Thursday that a Supreme Court ruling annulling his recent election victory was a "coup" that stole democracy from the people....

AFP - 9/21/17

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday ordered the army to build a wall around the country's tanzanite mines to prevent smuggling and better control exports...

AFP - 9/21/17

"It's devastating. I've been following them every day of my life for the last year," said Dedan Ngatia, a wild dog researcher in Kenya's central Laikipia region. "...

AFP - 9/21/17

Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday blamed the election commission for last month's annulled presidential vote, rebuking officials for bungling the transmission of...

AFP - 9/20/17

Kenya's chief justice on Tuesday hit out at political leaders and their supporters over a wave of threats against his court, which annulled last month's presidential...

AFP - 9/19/17

An independent Tanzanian newspaper has been suspended for two years, a government spokesman said Tuesday, accusing the publication of sedition and endangering...

AFP - 9/18/17

Doubts are growing over Kenya's ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a...

AFP - 9/17/17

An audit of the electronic system used to tally votes in Kenya's cancelled presidential poll showed no manipulation of data, the French biometrics firm that supplied...

AFP - 9/13/17

A 14-year-old Kenyan girl was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of murder for allegedly starting a fire at a Nairobi school dormitory that left nine other...

AFP - 9/13/17

Kenya's opposition boycotted the opening session of parliament on Tuesday after the Supreme Court cancelled the result of last month's presidential election and...

AFP - 9/13/17

Tanzania's main opposition party claimed Tuesday that the government of President John Magufuli played a role in the gun attack last week that wounded an outspoken...

AFP - 9/12/17

Accused of glossing over flaws in Kenya's election which later caused the result to be overturned, international observers are under a harsh spotlight ahead of a re-...

AFP - 9/9/17

On the inside Nairobi's Westgate mall is a shiny shopping centre, all sparkling glass shop fronts, Bose-conveyed muzak and boutiques stuffed with expensive imports....

AFP - 9/9/17

Kenya's opposition coalition on Friday urged supporters to donate money to its election campaign for next month's presidential vote re-run in which its candidate...

AFP - 9/9/17

Tanzanian politician Tundu Lissu, an outspoken government critic who was shot and wounded this week in an attack that shocked the country, is recovering in a Kenyan...

AFP - 9/8/17

Gunmen shot and wounded prominent Tanzanian opposition politician Tundu Lissu, an outspoken government critic, outside his home in the capital Dodoma.

The...

AFP - 9/7/17

Kenyan Olympic chief Kipchoge Keino said Wednesday he will not stand for re-election during the General Assembly in Nairobi on September 29.

The 77-year-old...

AFP - 9/7/17

Allegations of computer hacking in Kenya's August 8 election have reignited a debate around the use of digital technology in national votes, with experts wondering...

AFP - 9/6/17

Since Kenya's Supreme Court decision to nullify the result of last month's presidential election, David Maraga's name has been on nearly every Kenyan's lips -- be it...

AFP - 9/6/17

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday sought the sacking of several election commission officials and set other conditions for taking part in an October...

AFP - 9/6/17

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday set conditions for taking part in a presidential vote re-run in October after the Supreme Court annulled last month's...

AFP - 9/5/17

Kenya will hold a fresh presidential vote on October 17, the election commission said Monday, after the country's Supreme Court overturned the result of last month's...

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