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Kenya police use tear gas on supporters welcoming opposition leader Raila Odinga

Opposition supporters are responding to a call to welcome Odinga after speaking engagements in the US and Britain over Kenya's political turmoil following a court-nullified presidential polls.

published on : 17th November 2017

Breakaway state of Somaliland votes for new president after two-year delay

Somaliland, which broke away in 1991 from troubled Somalia, went to polls today two years behind schedule, in a bid to prove its democratic credentials and strengthen its case for independence.

published on : 13th November 2017

Russia to require US media to register as foreign agents

Russian lawmakers raced Friday to draft measures requiring US media outlets and possibly social media networks to register as foreign agents.

published on : 10th November 2017

'Fake news' named word of the year 2017 by Collins dictionary

Fake news, a term heavily popularised by US President Donald Trump, has been named the word of the year by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Twitter bans Trump's ex-adviser Roger Stone for abusing journalists

Twitter has suspended the account of US President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone after he sent a volley of tweets threatening several journalists at the CNN news channel.

published on : 29th October 2017

Kenyan streets calm, but political standoff unresolved 

Kenyan opposition areas are calm a day after the country's election commission postponed voting in four restive counties.

published on : 28th October 2017

Under 34 percent turnout in Kenyan Presidential election re-run

Voting has been suspended until Saturday in four areas where opposition supporters clashed with police, the Commission said.

published on : 27th October 2017

Kenya holds new presidential election amid call for boycott

In stark contrast to the first edition of the election, which was annulled last month by the Supreme Court, many polling stations in the capital and Odinga's strongholds saw only a trickle of voters.

published on : 26th October 2017

US President Trump's UN envoy: Russia's election interference is 'warfare'

Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's chief envoy to the United Nations, cast Russian interference in the 2016 election as "warfare" today.

published on : 19th October 2017

Twitter hands over 201 Russia-linked accounts to investigators related to meddling in US presidential election

Twitter has turned over to the US Senate 201 profile names of accounts associated with alleged Russian effort to meddle in the presidential election last year.

published on : 14th October 2017

Who is Alexei Navalny, 'the man Vladimir Putin fears the most'?

Some in the West calls Navalny the “best hope” for Russia’s liberalisation. However, Navalny is no saint. What drives him, it appears, is his desire for power.

published on : 11th October 2017

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga withdraws from fresh presidential election

It was Odinga's legal challenge that led the court to nullify the election that President Uhuru Kenyatta won.

published on : 10th October 2017

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga withdraws from fresh presidential election

It was Odinga's legal challenge that led the court to nullify the election that President Uhuru Kenyatta won.

published on : 10th October 2017

Thousands protest as Kenya opposition demands poll reform

Kenyan police lobbed tear gas at opposition supporters who protested around the country to demand a reform of the election commission before new polls are held later this month.

published on : 9th October 2017

US should've anticipated Russian hacking efforts: FBI chief Andrew McCabe

The US government should have anticipated Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election, but the FBI was nevertheless working to make sure Moscow "pays" for its actions, the bureau chief said.

published on : 5th October 2017
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