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Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds President Kenyatta election win

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country’s October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta. “The court has unanimously determined that the petitions are not merited. As a consequence, the presidential election of 26 October is hereby upheld as is the election of the third […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Equatorial Guinea ruling party wins elections

The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), which has been in power for nearly 40 years in the country, has once again won the legislative, senatorial and municipal elections of November 12 with nearly 100% of the vote. The president of the National Electoral Commission, Clemente Engonga Nguema Onguene announced on Friday that the PDGE […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Zimbabwe: British Member of Parliament Warns That Mnangagwa Is A More Brutal Dictator

A British Member of Parliament Kate Hoey today urged Britain not to welcome the new government in Zimbabwe especially if it is led by former Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa because that would be tantamount to replacing one dictator with another. Hoey said that Mnangagwa was probably worse than Mugabe because he was responsible for the Gukurahundi […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF Officially fires Robert Mugabe and wife as leader

The ruling party of Zimbabwe has voted to sack Robert Mugabe as its leader and has appointed in his place the vice-president the veteran autocrat fired two weeks ago. The vote by hundreds of senior Zanu-PF officials in Harare on Sunday significantly weakens the position of Mugabe, who has refused to step down following a […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Zimbabwe latest: Key players in power struggle

Zimbabwean military generals say they are seizing control to take power away from “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe. The crisis comes a week after Mr Mugabe sacked his deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, in favour of his wife, Grace. Army chief Gen Constantino Chiwenga warned on Monday that the military would step in and take action if […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

It’s official that VP Mnangagwa is the new President of Zimbabwe. ZANU-PF has confirmed – Reports

Several explosions heard in Zimbabwe which appears to be military activities…Things are not as clear, some soldiers addressed the newscast as well a while ago and asked the citizens to stay calm, asked the members of parliament to continue with their duties and promised the judiciary full protection. Zimbabwe military officers read an address live […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Thousands queue to vote for new president in Somaliland, social media blocked

Thousands of Somaliland voters came out early Monday morning to vote in the self-declared independent state’s third presidential election since it declared unilateral independence from Somalia in 1991. Polls opened at 0400 GMT and voters had already queued as many marked stones to form queues after midnight while others slept at polling stations. 704, 089 […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Kenya’s president calls on court to dismiss election petitions against his win

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on the Supreme Court to throw out petitions challenging his election on October 26. Kenyatta said in a statement on Sunday that the over ten petitioners’ claims were unsubstantiated and a waste of judicial time and resources, reports local news portal Daily Nation. “Accordingly, it is deceitful and misleading […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018

Somaliland gets ready for Presidential Election

Somaliland are embarking on their first Presidential Election since 2010. Taking place on November 13, three candidates – Faysal Ali Warabe of UCID party, Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi of Waddani party and Muse Bihi Abdi, of the ruling Kulmiye party – are competing to replace Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud “Silanyo”, the current head of state. Advanced voter registration technology […]

Former minister joins race to unseat Mali’s president in 2018