Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Kenya election official dies in unclear circumstances

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A Kenyan election official who was in charge of a constituency in the just-ended elections collapsed and died on Monday. Geoffrey Gitobu was at the...

Kenya: Odinga challenges presidential poll results in court

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Kenya's defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga filed an online petition to the country's top court on Monday challenging the result of the August 9...

Raila Odinga challenges Kenya election result

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Raila Odinga, who came second in Kenya's presidential election, has filed a legal case challenging the result, his lawyers have said. According to the electoral...

Security, trade high on the agenda as SADC leaders meet in Kinshasa

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Leaders of Southern African nations are meeting in Kinshasa for their 42nd summit. The leaders are expected to review the progress made towards achieving...

William Ruto vows return of ‘democratic’ Kenya

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Two days after the Kenyan electoral commission declared William Ruto winner of the presidential race, Kenyans wait for a resolution of the electoral dispute. Ruto...

Independent observer group backs Kenya’s presdidential poll results

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A group of independent observers has said that the just concluded Kenya’s presidential election corresponds to their own tally. The observation group by name of...

Kenya’s deputy president Ruto declared election winner

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Kenya’s electoral commission chairman has declared Deputy President William Ruto the winner of the close presidential election over five-time contender Raila Odinga, a triumph...

Kenya election result: Raila Odinga and William Ruto await verdict

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The results of Kenya's much-awaited presidential election will be known shortly, the electoral body has announced. Preparations for the declaration are underway at the national...

Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president

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Provisional results suggest a tight presidential race in Kenya between Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a former prime minister  With more than 90% of...

Vote Count Is Under Way After Cliffhanger: Kenya Update

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Security has been tightened at Kenya's national tallying center in the capital Nairobi as vote counting for Tuesday’s general elections kicked off, including a...

Young Kenyans shun election hype

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The number of registered young Kenyan voters has dropped five percent since the 2017 poll, in contrast to over-35s, whose tally has increased, according...

Kenya Election Expected to Be Closest in Years as Debt Crisis Looms

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Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 amid signs that East Africa’s largest economy could be headed for tough times. The country’s currency- the...

Rwanda will produce methane gas from Lake Kivu

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Rwanda has been exploring the use of gas from Lake Kivu for cooking, industrial use and vehicles. It is expected that the cooking gas produced...

Tanzania launches cultivation of over 11,000 hectares of block farms for youth

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Tanzanian authorities on Sunday launched the cultivation of 11,453 hectares of block farms for the youth in the country's central region of Dodoma. Hussein Bashe,...

Kenyan elections loom, opposition candidate Odinga tackles corruption

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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua continue to rally as the general election gets closer. In the central city of...

Facebook slammed for ‘gagging’ Kenya whistleblower

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Dozens of rights groups and campaigners have signed a letter calling on Facebook to "drop all attempts to silence whistleblower Daniel Motaung". They accuse the...

Police in Malawi arrest 76 over anti-judiciary protests

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Police in Malawi’s capital Lilongwe arrested 76 people Wednesday who were protesting against the judicial system’s slow processing of corruption cases and the high...

Zambia attracts $5B investment from India

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Indian investment amounting to $5 billion is in the pipeline for Zambia, targeting sectors such as health, agriculture, and infrastructure development, the Zambian deputy...

‘I am the people’s project,’ says Kenya’s Odinga ahead of elections

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With just about 20 days left to Kenya's general election, Presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua on Monday said they...

Multi-billion water investment programme launched in Zambia

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The Zambian Government has launched an almost US$6 billion Water Investment Programme, expected to benefit hundreds of thousands of people in the country. The Zambia...