Sunday 19 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-19

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AFP - 11/19/17

Clashes erupted in a Nairobi slum Sunday after four bodies were found in the streets, hiking tensions on the eve of a Supreme Court ruling on the validity of last...

AFP - 11/17/17

Three people were shot dead Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader Raila Odinga...

AFP - 11/17/17

Kenya's Supreme Court said Thursday that it would issue its ruling Monday on challenges to the validity of the October 26 presidential re-run election won by...

AFP - 11/14/17

Female domestic workers from Tanzania are being physically and sexually abused and exploited by employers in the Gulf, a rights group said on Tuesday.

In a 100...

AFP - 11/12/17

Burundi on Friday slapped away any idea that it would help the International Criminal Court's probe into alleged crimes committed after the country spiralled into...

AFP - 11/9/17

A diplomatic spat over cows and chickens has worsened already frosty ties between Kenya and Tanzania, with Nairobi lodging a formal protest against its neighbour, the...

AFP - 11/8/17

The African Union's mission in Somalia has said it will withdraw 1,000 troops fighting jihadists in the country this year, as part of plans to pull out all soldiers...

AFP - 11/8/17

Tanzanian police carried out a raid Tuesday night on the headquarters of an opposition party which recently criticised the state of the economy under President John...

AFP - 11/8/17

Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been suspended for four years for doping, Athletics Kenya said Tuesday.

"Sumgong will serve the four-year...

AFP - 11/7/17

Kenya's Supreme Court received two petitions Monday to overturn the result of last month's presidential election, which was already a re-run poll ordered by the court...

AFP - 11/3/17

A controversial set of amendments to Kenya's electoral act became law on Thursday, just days after a divisive presidential poll boycotted by the opposition.

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AFP - 11/2/17

In western Kenya, where thousands hit the streets to block polling in last week's divisive vote, the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta means nothing.

For them,...

AFP - 11/1/17

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday rejected outright the result of last week's "sham" election, vowing to fight on after the protest-hit poll that...

AFP - 11/1/17

Raila Odinga, Kenya's veteran opposition leader and one-time prime minister, on Tuesday promised a campaign of civil disobedience and protest against a presidential...

AFP - 11/1/17

The Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) will dedicate next month's Challenge Cup in Kenya to peace following the post-election violence...

AFP - 10/31/17

Kenya was once again left waiting Tuesday, as embattled opposition leader Raila Odinga prepared to lay out his strategy following a boycott of last week's protest-hit...

AFP - 10/31/17

President Uhuru Kenyatta was Monday declared victor of Kenya's deeply divisive election, gaining 98 percent of the vote in the absence of his rival Raila Odinga amid...

AFP - 10/31/17

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in Kenya's controversial election re-run, is the son of the country's founding president and a man who epitomises the...

AFP - 10/30/17

Kenya's election board is expected Monday to decide whether to reschedule a vote in flashpoint opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent protests, or to push...

AFP - 10/30/17

Kenya's election board remained silent Sunday over plans to reschedule a vote in flashpoint opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent protests in a poll set...

AFP - 10/29/17

Live bullets, raids on houses and clouds of tear gas: for human rights defenders, the crackdown on Kenya's opposition protest movement is yet another example of...

AFP - 10/29/17

Thousands of Burundians on Saturday answered the government's call to celebrate the country's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, cheering the "historic...

AFP - 10/29/17

Kenya was stuck in limbo Saturday as a repeat election remained on hold in flashpoint opposition areas, while some picked up the pieces from violent protests that...

AFP - 10/29/17

"That was the bedroom," said Steven Chege pointing to a tangle of charred wire, blackened metal sheets and burned wood. "And that was the first room," the 32-year-old...

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