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Kenya Poll Cancellation Questions Ex-President Mahama & Other Observers’ Credibility – Kpessah Whyte

Political Science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr Michael Kpessah Whyte, has said that the annulment of Kenya’s August 2017 presidential results by that country’s Supreme Court casts doubts on the credibility of international observers. Citing irregularities, the Supreme Court said a new poll should be held within 60 …

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[BREAKING] Kenya presidential election Cancelled by Supreme Court

Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of the country’s recent presidential election. Citing irregularities, the Supreme Court said a new poll should be held within 60 days. Kenya’s Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a ruling issued …

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Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can’t use it. Wilson launched the fundraiser last week, tweeting: “If @Twitter executives won’t shut down Trump’s violence and hate, then it’s up to us. #BuyTwitter #BanTrump.” The GoFundMe page …

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Dr. Bawumia presents relief items, tours Sierra Leone disaster site

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia toured the Sierra Leonean town of Regent, on the outskirts of Freetown, where over 400 people have been confirmed dead after the mudslide and flooding disaster. In the company of Sierra Leonean Vice President, Victor Bockarie Foh, Dr. Bawumia was briefed about the tragedy which has …

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President Buhari returns from his medical leave in UK to Nigeria

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after three months of medical leave in the UK. Officials refused to disclose what he was being treated for. It was the president’s second spell of medical leave this year – leading many Nigerians to question whether he was well enough to run …

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Army clashes with suspected jihadists at cafe-Burkina Faso

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Soldiers launched an operation against suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso on Sunday after gunmen attacked a cafe in the capital Ouagadougou, an AFP journalist said. At least two people including one foreigner were wounded in the attack, the journalist said. Witnesses said that three armed men arrived in a 4×4 …

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All you need to know about Kenya’s 2017 electoral disputes

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the country’s election, but not everybody is happy. His opponent Raila Odinga insists the election results have been manipulated, and protests have broken out in poor neighbourhoods in two of the country’s major cities. It’s too soon to say how …

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“I’m doing fine” says Nigeria president after 3-month leave of absence

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been in London for treatment of an undisclosed illness for more than three months, has assured a government delegation that he is doing fine. “I am okay,” the 74-year-old leader said, according to a Saturday statement from the information ministry. “I feel I could …

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