Africa

Kenyan Election IT System Not Compromised: Chief Electoral Officer

Kenyan Election

Chief electoral officer of Kenya, Ezra Chiloba, said the IT systems were not compromised as claimed by the opposition to have favored a political party. Presidential candidate Raila Odinga earlier rejected the provisional results that reveal President Uhuru Kenyatta is leading strongly. The claim also resulted with violence at several parts of Nairobi and Kisumu, which is stronghold of the ...

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Paul Kagame Wins Third Time Presidency Race By 98% Vote

Paul Kagame

Paul Kagame has been re-elected as the President of Rwanda. This is his third win in three consecutive terms, extending his time in office to 17 years. The incumbent president won by 98 percent votes and said in a televised speech the victory belongs to Rwandans who have trusted in him. Adding further the 59-year-old said he will be building ...

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Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga In Tight Race To Become Next Kenyan President

Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga

The race for the next President of Kenya between Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga is very tight. The general and presidential elections in the country is scheduled on August 8 to fill about 1,880 positions. Kenyatta is from the Jubilee party and Odinga from National Super Alliance. Both are the highest profile leaders in Kenya and have dominated the country’s ...

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Liberia President Urges For Peaceful Elections In October

Liberia is scheduled for third presidential and general elections on October 10 and amid the start of campaigning by candidates the president has urged the countrymen for peaceful voting. Among the top candidates are vice president Joseph Nyumah Boakai and former soccer star George Weah, who is a senator and lost the 2011 vice president election. He also was unable ...

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South Africa To Adopt Sign Language As Official Language

sign language

Sign Language will be henceforth treated as one of the official languages of South Africa. The country’s Constitutional Review Committee in Parliament has recommended it and the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) acknowledged the step on Thursday through a released statement. PanSALB spokesperson Sibusiso Nkosi said probably the section 6 (1) and (5) (a) could be amended as declaring ...

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Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca Visits Ghana To Strengthen Ties

Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca

Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca is on a three-day visit to Ghana with spouse Edgar Prega to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and enhance economic cooperation along with exchange of products and services. The couple was welcomed by Ghanian Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia at the Kotoko International Airport on Tuesday. Chief of Staff, Mrs Akosua Frema ...

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Boko Haram’s Female Suicide Bombers Kill 8 In Northeastern Nigeria

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Female suicide bombers killed about eight people attacking two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigerian city Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of Boko Haram extremist insurgency. The blast occurred on Sunday night and fifteen people were injured too. It is believed the attacks were conducted by Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram as they have been targeting the cities with mostly ...

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