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A senior Kenyan election official, Roselyn Akombe, has resigned from her job,  a week before a repeat presidential election, saying the election board is  under siege and could not hold a credible election. Forty-one year old Akombe, a board member of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission...

A North Korean state agency threatened on Thursday to use nuclear weapons to “sink” Japan and reduce the United States to “ashes and...

Kenya’s Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a ruling issued on Friday,...

Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said in a statement released to the public on Wednesday that President Kiir was not contemplating ceding power,...

By Uzodinma Nwala We, the members of the ALAIGBO DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (ADF), a registered non-governmental organization comprising eminent scholars,...

Two protesters were killed and 13 others wounded in Togo on Saturday when security forces opened fire to break up demonstrations against the ruling Gnassingbe...

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called on Sunday for a strike to support his claim to the presidency and accused the ruling party of “spilling...

Kenya’s opposition accused the security forces on Saturday of killing more than 100 people, including children, in a crackdown on post-election unrest. The...

As Kenya awaits the official outcome of its recent presidential election, the country’s longtime opposition leader has reasserted his conviction that...

A police official and a witness say two people have been shot dead in Kenya’s capital during protests over provisional election results showing President...